Lloyd Pierce, coach of the NBA's Atlanta Hawks, was named Monday as an assistant coach on the United States national team, a replacement for departing Indiana Pacers coach Nate McMillan.
Kevin Durant scored 38 points as the Golden State Warriors made sure they didn't blow another big lead by routing the Los Angeles Clippers 132-105 in game three of their playoff series on Thursday.
As the Golden State Warriors bowed down to Los Angeles Clippers 135-131 in the Game 2 of the Western Conference first-round playoffs series, center DeMarcus Cousins also suffered a non-contact injury on Tuesday (Manila time).
President Donald Trump and Barack Obama were among those hailing Tiger Woods on social media after his 11-year major drought was ended by a thrilling and emotional Masters victory on Sunday.
The Golden State Warriors began their quest for a three-peat by clobbering the Los Angeles Clippers, while the Brooklyn Nets and Orlando Magic delivered a pair of upset victories as the NBA playoffs began Saturday.
The Golden State Warriors clinched the Western Conference's top seed with a victory in their final regular-season contest at the Oracle Arena, beating the Los Angeles Clippers 131-104 on Sunday.
Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry said Wednesday that a decision to start wearing contact lenses has helped him reverse a dip in his shooting numbers.
Golden State Warriors stars Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry and Draymond Green were issued fines Tuesday for comments criticizing the integrity of NBA officials during and after a loss at Minnesota.