Basketball

LeBron James, Kevin Love help Cavaliers rout Celtics in Game 1

BOSTON — LeBron James embarrassed every defender Boston threw at him and the Cleveland Cavaliers picked up where they left off following a long layoff, rolling to a 117-104 victory over the Celtics...

DATE: May 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Warriors trounce Spurs without Leonard for 2-0 series lead

OAKLAND, Calif. – Stephen Curry had 29 points, seven rebounds and seven assists in three quarters and the Golden State Warriors trounced on the Spurs missing Kawhi Leonard, running away from San...

DATE: May 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Celtics win NBA draft lottery, Lakers at No. 2 keep pick

NEW YORK – The Boston Celtics have won the NBA draft lottery, capitalizing on a trade they made with the Brooklyn Nets four years ago. The Los Angeles Lakers were other big winners, moving up one...

DATE: May 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Back to Boston: LeBron James, Celtics meet again in postseason

INDEPENDECE, Ohio – LeBron James is a meticulous dresser on and off the court, so his fashion choice on Tuesday was no accident. He had worn the sleeveless T-shirt before in practice, but the black...

DATE: May 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Others have played well with ankle injuries, Leonard up next

Kawhi Leonard will miss Game 2 of the Western Conference finals with an ankle sprain, though the San Antonio Spurs’ MVP candidate has already made it back from the injury once this postseason....

DATE: May 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Celtics power past Wizards in Game 7

BOSTON — Isaiah Thomas scored 29 points and had 12 assists, Kelly Olynyk scored a career-playoff high 26 points and the Boston Celtics used a big fourth quarter to outlast the Washington Wizards...

DATE: May 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Spurs’ Kawhi Leonard ruled out for Game 2 vs Warriors

SAN FRANCISCO — Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has ruled Kawhi Leonard out for Game 2 of the Western Conference finals with a sprained left ankle after what Popovich described as a “dangerous” and...

DATE: May 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Curry’s 40 points lead Warriors in comeback win

OAKLAND, Calif. — Stephen Curry scored 40 points and hit a tying 3-pointer with 1:48 remaining, and the Golden State Warriors rallied from way down after Kawhi Leonard was lost to an ankle injury...

DATE: May 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Steve Kerr returns to Warriors practice for 1st time in 3 weeks

OAKLAND, Calif. — Hearing Steve Kerr’s voice again in a team meeting, talking strategy and a game plan for the Spurs, made Stephen Curry’s Saturday. Seeing the reigning NBA coach of the year on the...

DATE: May 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Durango High School coach Dalon Parker builds more than championships

Dalon Parker doesn’t care about wins and losses, but he wins a lot more than he loses. The Durango High School coach is in the midst of another state playoff run with the girls varsity soccer team....

DATE: May 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Dalon Parker’s lifeline to Durango started with Austin Kelly

Training a second-grade boy in soccer led to Durango High School soccer coach Dalon Parker finding a second family, and eventually, his way to Durango. Ten years ago when Austin Kelly, a senior at...

DATE: May 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

John Wall’s late 3 leads Wizards past Celtics in Game 6

WASHINGTON – John Wall hit a 3-pointer with 3.5 seconds left for the go-ahead basket, then hopped atop the scorer’s table and yelled to celebrate the Washington Wizards’ 92-91 victory over the...

DATE: May 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports