BOSTON AT CLEVELAND GAME 5 NOTES

After trailing by 10 points at halftime (57-47), the Cavaliers shot 71.1 percent from the field (27-for-38) in the second half and outscored the Celtics, 65-42, to take a commanding 3-1 series lead (won 112-99). It was the highest field-goal percentage a team has had...

2017 NBA MOCK DRAFT

The NBA’s regular season is winding down and that means the draft is right around the corner. The Boston Celtics own the top pick and are expected to take Washington PG Markelle Fultz. After that, it’s anyone’s guess. It comes down to need and what...

NBA Draft 2017: Top 50 early entry list

Declared for NBA Draft: (* denotes player plans to sign with agent) Markelle Fultz — 6-4, Fr., G (Washington)* Josh Jackson — 6-8, Fr., F (Kansas)* Lonzo Ball — 6-6, Fr., G (UCLA)* T.J. Leaf — 6-10, Fr., F (UCLA)* Ike Anigbogu — 6-10, Fr., F (UCLA) Dennis Smith Jr. —...

Warriors Storm Back to Beat Spurs in Game 1

WARRIORS RELEASE The Warriors fought all the way back from a 25-point deficit to stun the San Antonio Spurs 113-111 in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals on Sunday. Golden State was led by a two-headed monster, as Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant led all scorers...

THIS DAY IN SPORTS-Out of Control

NEW YORK TIMES-1997 It got wild in Miami tonight. And suddenly, a series that the Knicks looked as though they controlled had spun out of control. A melee with less than two minutes left in the game turned a 96‚81 Miami victory into a controversy. There will be fines....

THIS DAY IN SPORTS-1985..Luck of the Draw

NEW YORK TIMES NEW YORK-Until today, Dave DeBusschere had never won anything in a drawing. “At least nothing big,” he would recall. “I think I got a set of club head covers at a golf tournament once, that’s all.” And when he arrived at...