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Heat take 3-1 lead, hold off Knicks 109-101 for Game 4 win

Heat take 3-1 lead, hold off Knicks 109-101 for Game 4 win

MIAMI (AP) — The lead was shaky at times. The shooting went cold. The building got tense. There were moments when the Miami Heat looked like they were about to get themselves into trouble. And they found a way — again.
Nuggets search for answers after dropping 2 straight to Suns

Nuggets search for answers after dropping 2 straight to Suns

DENVER (AP) — Kevin Durant and Devin Booker needed just a little bit more offensive help, someone to take just the tiniest bit of pressure off Phoenix's high-scoring tandem.
Jokic fined $25K by NBA for making contact with Suns owner

Jokic fined $25K by NBA for making contact with Suns owner

DENVER (AP) — Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic was fined $25,000 by the league Monday for making improper contact in the stands with Phoenix Suns owner Mat Ishbia. No suspension, though.
Paolo Banchero only unanimous 1st-team All-Rookie selection

Paolo Banchero only unanimous 1st-team All-Rookie selection

NEW YORK (AP) — Rookie of the year Paolo Banchero of the Orlando Magic headlined the All-Rookie team, released by the NBA on Monday. Banchero was the only player to be selected as a first-teamer on all 100 ballots.
Analysis: Wemby's farewell tour will be a French celebration

Analysis: Wemby's farewell tour will be a French celebration

Victor Wembanyama’s first basket on Sunday night looked so easy. He deflected a pass, ran it down, dribbled twice and dunked the ball with his left hand.

Celtics, 76ers face off with series tied 2-2

Philadelphia 76ers (54-28, third in the Eastern Conference) vs. Boston Celtics (57-25, second in the Eastern Conference) Boston; Tuesday, 7:30 p.m.

Suns, Nuggets tied 2-2 heading into game 5

Phoenix Suns (45-37, fourth in the Western Conference) vs. Denver Nuggets (53-29, first in the Western Conference) Denver; Tuesday, 10 p.m.
Booker, Durant both score 36, Suns even series with Nuggets

Booker, Durant both score 36, Suns even series with Nuggets

PHOENIX (AP) — The Denver Nuggets — understandably — were putting a huge share of their defensive pressure and attention on Phoenix's high-scoring duo of Devin Booker and Kevin Durant in the fourth quarter of Game 4 on Sunday night.
Harden's 3 helps 76ers tie Celtics; Booker, Suns top Nuggets

Harden's 3 helps 76ers tie Celtics; Booker, Suns top Nuggets

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — James Harden hit the go-ahead 3-pointer with 18 seconds left in overtime and scored 42 points to help the Philadelphia 76ers stave off a wild Boston Celtics comeback in a 116-115 victory on Sunday that evened their playoff series
Mills among 10 NBA players in Australia's extended squad

Mills among 10 NBA players in Australia's extended squad

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Veteran Brooklyn Nets point guard Patty Mills and rising Oklahoma City star Josh Giddey are among the 10 NBA players selected in Australia’s extended squad of 18 to prepare for the basketball World Cup.
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