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Warriors’ Game 6 Revival Keeps Series Alive Against the Rockets

“All our doctors are with us,” D’Antoni said, explaining why Paul traveled for Game 6 after he had been ruled out.“He can get the same type of treatment,” D’Antoni said. “Plus he doesn’t want to miss this. He’s worked...

Cavaliers’ Kevin Love to Miss Game 7 vs. Celtics With a Concussion

CLEVELAND — The Cavaliers’ All-Star forward Kevin Love will miss Game 7 of the N.B.A.’s Eastern Conference finals against the Celtics on Sunday night in Boston with a concussion.The team said on Saturday that Love, who bashed heads with...

LeBron James in Game 6: 46 Points, 11 Rebounds, 9 Assists. (There Will Be...

LeBron James scored 46 points and preserved his reign atop the Eastern Conference for at least one more game as the Cleveland Cavaliers shook off the loss of the All-Star Kevin Love to a head injury and beat the...

Rockets’ Chris Paul Will Miss Game 6 Against Warriors

HOUSTON — The Houston Rockets will be without their star guard Chris Paul for Game 6 because of a strained hamstring, a huge blow for a team trying to close out the Golden State Warriors.Paul was injured in the...

One Smart Coach: How Are the Rockets Getting Away With All That Dribbling?

RENO, Nev. — The Houston Rockets, who have seldom been accused of playing the most attractive brand of basketball this season, were running their usual one-on-one isolations against the Golden State Warriors on Thursday night, and Mariah Musselman, age...

N.B.A. Playoffs: Eric Gordon Emerges and Gives Rockets an Edge

Eric Gordon sank two free throws with 2.4 seconds left, and the Houston Rockets eked out a 98-94 victory over the visiting Golden State Warriors in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals on Thursday at Toyota Center.With the...

Mike D’Antoni Lost the Mustache, and Found Himself

A serendipitous stretch of N.B.A. schedule in March allowed Mike D’Antoni to be in the building when his brother Dan coached Marshall University to the school’s first N.C.A.A. tournament berth in 31 years. Mike D’Antoni’s Houston Rockets happened to...

LeBron James and the Twilight of the Cavaliers

James has cast a spell on this playoff series, which has the Celtics spending much time debating whether it makes sense to stop him or simply resign themselves to him getting his and to try to shut down everyone...

Sterling Brown Arrest Video Shows Milwaukee Police Using Stun Gun on N.B.A. Player

MILWAUKEE — As officials in Milwaukee released a video showing officers using a stun gun on an N.B.A. player over a parking violation, the chief of the Milwaukee police on Wednesday declared his officers’ handling of the matter inappropriate...

The Best Coach in the Bay Area Breaks Down the Warriors’ Breakdown

SAN JOSE, Calif. — It was no great mystery why the Golden State Warriors were imploding. The evidence was all over the large-screen television in front of Sue Phillips. A team celebrated for its relentless ball movement had resorted...

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MLB — Masahiro Tanaka shuts down Shohei Ohtani, Mike Trout

NEW YORK -- Sunday was supposed to be the day two of Japan's best pitching talents squared off at Yankee Stadium in a matchup...