A reminder on The Horry Scale: It breaks down a game-winning buzzer-beater (GWBB) in the categories of difficulty, game situation (was the team tied or behind at the time?), importance (playoff game or garden-variety night in November?) and celebration. Then we give it an overall grade on a scale of 1-5 Robert Horrys, named for the patron saint of last-second answered prayers.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Russell Westbrook unleashed the same fury he had in Game 4, just a little more efficiently this time. Westbrook was controlled, and he was too much for Utah. Silent and serious, the reigning league MVP scored 33 of his 45 points in the second half, and the Oklahoma City Thunder rallied
, USA TODAY Sports Published 9:29 a.m. ET April 26, 2018 Great moments in the NBA playoffs have produced some incredible photographs. Like after LeBron James made a huge defensive stop and then hit a game-winning buzzer-beater. But as some artists have shown , these moments are even better when re-imagined
The Process is finally delivering results. Having reached the post-season for the first time since 2012, the Philadelphia 76ers have now won a first-round series for only the second time in 15 years after beating the Miami Heat 4-1. For the last five years, fans in Philadelphia have been told to trust
Watching Ben Simmons play in the postseason, it's easy to forget he is only a 21-year-old rookie. By Jessica Camerato
LeBron James added to his postseason lore last night in sinking a game-winning, buzzer-beating shot against the Indiana Pacers to give the Cleveland Cavaliers a 3-2 series edge. But, of course, this isn't the first time LeBron has come through with the victorious shot in the postseason -- he has four of them, to be exact.
TORONTO — Rather than mope, the Washington Wizards tried to throw away Game 5 as fast as they could. They know the routine too well: Keep a series knotted through four games, lose Game 5 on the road, and prepare in earnest for life without any more mulligans. This is the third straight playoff appearance
Ro Parrish gives you the latest news from around the NBA on today's edition of the NBA Morning Run.
CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - LeBron James has been nominated as one of 10 finalists who are up for the NBA Cares Community Assist Award. He is being recognized for his humanitarian efforts throughout the season. The winner of the award is chosen by fans and an NBA executive panel. Fan voting is ongoing through
The first round has been a demonstration of an international basketball revolution. Heroes from origins all over the globe — Bojan Bogdanovic (Croatia), Giannis Antetokounmpo (Greece), Joe Ingles (Australia), Ricky Rubio (Spain), Joel Embiid (Cameroon), Ben Simmons (Australia), Nikola Mirotic (Montenegro
, USA TODAY Published 8:23 a.m. ET April 26, 2018 LeBron James bailed the Cleveland Cavaliers out once again and did so with an unreal game-winning three-pointer. Fans everywhere in The Land went nuts. There were videos shot from the crowd's perspective at The Q: This video of James jumping up on
With the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Indiana Pacers locked at 95-95 on Wednesday night, James received an inbound pass, took two dribbles and launched a three-pointer over Thaddeus Young. The outcome was as inevitable as that of any clutch shot James has attempted throughout his stellar career and sent
Milwaukee star took just 10 shots in Game 4, his third-lowest total of season
The first round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs is coming to a close soon, but there are still a number of series left to be decided. One still yet to be determined is between the Milwaukee Bucks and Boston Celtics, a series that could come to an end on Thursday. The C's have the Bucks on the ropes, needing
Lizo Gqoboka will earn a first start in Super Rugby competition this year and Jason Jenkins will start at flank for the first time when the Bulls take on the Highlanders at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday. Gqoboka came off the bench in all eight matches so far this season, but with the suspension of Pierre
The Timberwolves saw their season end with a 122-104 loss in Game 5 at Houston to the Rockets. Minnesota led by 4 at the half but were outscored 30-15 in the 3rd quarter and 37-30 in the 4th. Houston made 18-44 from 3-point range and were led by Clint Capela with 26 points and 15 rebounds and James
The seventh-seeded Milwaukee Bucks hope to stay alive Thursday in Game 6 of their Eastern Conference first-round playoff series against the second-seeded Boston Celtics when they host them as home favorites at the sportsbooks. Check out the OddsShark podcast on iTunes or at OddsShark.libsyn.com for more
Waiting until 2019 to cannonball into the free-agency market is easier for the Denver Nuggets. Darrell Arthur (player option for 2018-19), Wilson Chandler (player option for 2018-19) and Kenneth Faried will all be off the books by then, and they hold a team option for the final year on Paul Millsap'
LOS ANGELES LeBron James drained a buzzer-beating three-pointer to lift the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 98-95 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday and within one game of advancing in the NBA playoffs. James scored 44 points to lead the Cavs, who took a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven first-round series
GETTY Leonard is expected to leave San Antonio Spurs after missing out on all five playoff games as the Spurs were dumped out by the Golden State Warriors 4-1 in the first round. Leonard has been linked with a big move to the LA Lakers but now that appears unlikely with Gregg Popovich set to refuse to