The NBA will play pre-season games in five cities around the world next October, the league said Thursday.
Four-time NBA Most Valuable Player LeBron James was held out of Miami’s home game on Sunday against Chicago with a broken nose he suffered against Oklahoma City on Thursday.
Down by 18 points midway through the opening quarter, Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder looked well on their way to witnessing a rout.
With his playing career over, former England captain David Beckham has decided his next move: starting a Major League Soccer team in Miami.
The San Antonio Spurs moved within one victory of a fifth NBA title Sunday by beating the Miami Heat 114-104 behind a game-high 26 points from Tony Parker and 24 from Danny Green.
Win or lose, Sunday marked the final home game of this season for the Spurs. The series shifts back to Miami for Game 6 on Tuesday, and the winner will be decided on South Beach.
Gary Neal scored a playoff career-high 24 points as San Antonio authored a 23-8 run to start the third quarter and went on to rout Miami 113-77 in game three of the NBA finals on Tuesday.
Joey Crawford, whose controversial ejection of Tim Duncan in 2007 led to the referee’s suspension, will work an NBA finals game involving San Antonio for the first time since his run-in with Duncan.
Results on Monday from the semi-final round of the NBA playoffs (all series best-of-seven):
The NBA slapped Indiana center Roy Hibbert with a $75,000 fine Sunday for his post-game tirade after the Pacers’ game-six playoff victory over the Miami Heat.