Point guard Stephen Curry scored seven of his game-high 34 points during a critical 11-point flurry late in the fourth quarter Tuesday night, lifting the Golden State Warriors to a 110-106 victory over the Houston Rockets in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals.
The Hawks announced their arrival with a 19-game winning streak, placed three on the All-Star team behind the NBA's Coach of the Year and, yet, Atlanta is the unknown entering the Eastern Conference Finals.
Washington Wizards guard John Wall said Monday he will not have offseason surgery on his broken left hand and wrist. Instead, Wall said he will take time off and let the five nondisplaced fractures heal on their own.
The 2015 NBA Draft lottery could be a means to the end of hard times for multiple franchises, but history indicates a more absolute path to heartbreak for at least one of the teams with the best chance to land the No. 1 overall pick in June.
Trevor Ariza buried a corner 3-pointer with just under a minute remaining and the Houston Rockets completed a stunning comeback from a 3-1 series deficit to claim Game 7 of the Western Conference semifinals against the Los Angeles Clippers 113-100 on Sunday at Toyota Center.