Mayor: Deal to sell Kings has been signed (Yahoo! Sports)
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson announced to screaming throngs of Kings fans Friday that the deal to sell the NBA franchise to a group led by software tycoon Vivek Ranadive has been signed.
Knicks-Pacers Preview (Yahoo! Sports)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The Indiana Pacers head into Game 6 against the New York Knicks in unfamiliar territory.
Unlikely Big 3 has Memphis in 1st Western finals (Yahoo! Sports)
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- The Miami Heat have LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh. The Spurs have dominated for years with the trio of Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili.
Parker, Spurs set to face Grizzlies (Yahoo! Sports)
SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Danny Green failed to step up quickly enough on a pick, allowing Golden State's Stephen Curry to hit an open 3-pointer. The roar of the Oracle Arena crowd Thursday night was nothing compared to Tony Parker's tirade at Green over the defensive lapse.
Late nights at gym likely to pay off for Oladipo (Yahoo! Sports)
CHICAGO (AP) -- Victor Oladipo mentions the late nights at the gym, the wear and tear on his key card, and he's quick to point out he's just a tad unusual, too.
Wade shakes off pain when Heat need him most (Yahoo! Sports)
MIAMI (AP) -- It was an hour or so after the Miami Heat punched their ticket back to the Eastern Conference finals, and a question was asked about the perceived demise of Dwyane Wade's abilities.
Without Rose, Bulls put up fight to end (Yahoo! Sports)
DEERFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- The next time he suits up for a game, there's a good chance Derrick Rose will actually be in a uniform and not in a jacket and slacks.
Captivating season gives Warriors hope for future (Yahoo! Sports)
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Rookie forward Draymond Green walked out of Golden State's practice facility Friday holding a yellow ''We Are Warriors'' shirt, taking home the small souvenir to savor the team's captivating playoff run.
Thunder season fades fast after Westbrook injury (Yahoo! Sports)
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- The way Kevin Martin describes it, the Oklahoma City Thunder lost the ''vision'' of a potential championship run the morning they learned All-Star point guard Russell Westbrook would be out for the rest of the postseason.
Noel says knee rehab ahead of schedule (Yahoo! Sports)
CHICAGO (AP) -- A telling fact about this year's NBA draft class might be that the potential No. 1 pick will be unavailable to start the 2013-14 season while recovering from a torn anterior cruciate ligament.