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Smith, Self, Fireman to receive Hall of Fame award
Former NBA veteran Steve Smith, Kansas coach Bill Self and former Reebok CEO Paul Fireman have been named winners of the 2015 Mannie Jackson - Basketball's Human Spirit Award.
Rockets' Howard won't be suspended for Game 5
Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard will not be suspended for Game 5 of the Western Conference finals against the Golden State Warriors after the NBA decided to uphold his flagrant 1 foul.
Kyrie Irving back for Cavs, starting Game 4
Cavaliers All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving will start Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals after missing two games with a sore left knee.
Bucks, lawmakers closing in on deal for new arena
Milwaukee officials, leaders of the Wisconsin state Legislature and the president of the Milwaukee Bucks all said Tuesday they're close to reaching a deal to pay for a new $500 million arena for the NBA team.
MVP Curry takes nasty fall, leaves game
MVP Stephen Curry was able to return to Game 4 of the Western Conference finals after a nasty spill where he flipped over in the air and his head crashed to the court against Houston on Monday night.
Banged up James knows full well the demands of playoff basketball
One of the most famous celebrity profiles in magazine history was entitled, "Frank Sinatra Has a Cold," a piece by Gay Talese for Esquire in 1966 that used Ol' Blue Eyes' bout with that most common of ailments as a side door into Sinatra's personality, moods and world.
Hawks' Horford ejected from Game 3 for elbow
Al Horford threw an elbow at Matthew Dellavedova during the game.
Cavs' Kyrie Irving out for Game 3 with injured knee
Cavaliers All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving will miss his second straight Eastern Conference finals game with an injured left knee.
Cavs' Irving wears brace on knee, questionable for Game 3
Kyrie Irving plopped down on a courtside bench following a brisk workout and two team trainers quickly went to work adjusting straps on his new knee brace.