Bill Plaschke What's more amazing than the Los Angeles Clippers winning a playoff game with Chris Paul on one leg? How about winning one with Chris Paul on his butt?
Jeff Zillgitt Cleveland trailed the Chicago Bulls by 16 in the first half and 15 in the second half and lost to the Bulls 99-92 in their series opener, ceding home-court advantage in the process.
Roy Ward 9:58 PM Opals coach Brendan Joyce has named a young 12-player squad for a four-game European tour.
Roy Ward 9:27 PM Lauren Jackson's agent says knee surgeon will know if surgery worked in a month's time.
4:05 PM Andrew Bogut did his job, but Golden State sharpshooters Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson were off-target as they fell to the Memphis Grizzlies in a rare home loss.
Roy Ward Simon Pritchard says he wants to keep the whole Bendigo Spirit side together after earning a two-year deal to coach the team.
The Cleveland Cavaliers were down by 15 points late in the third quarter when coach David Blatt tossed back-up point guard Matthew Dellavedova into the game.
Antonio Gonzalez His voice cracked first. Then, his eyes got red. Finally, Stephen Curry cried.
Australia's Patty Mills, Aron Baynes and their San Antonio Spurs were knocked out of the NBA playoffs, but they didn't let it spoil their end of season party.
Jorge Castillo The Wizards' stunning playoff run continued with a 104-98 comeback victory over the top-seeded Atlanta Hawks in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semi-finals.
Andrew Bogut's Golden State Warriors have drawn first blood in their Western Conference NBA semi-final series, overpowering the undermanned Memphis Grizzlies 101-86 on Sunday.
Diamond Leung The Golden State Warriors dominated the Memphis Grizzlies in a 101-86 win in Game 1 of the Western Conference semi-finals.
Roy Ward The Boomers and Opals will play a double-header against New Zealand at Rod Laver Arena on August 15.
The San Antonio Spurs' bid to win back-to-back NBA championships was extinguished with a desperate, last-second floater from Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul.
Roy Ward The Opals plan to challenge Team USA for the gold medal at the Rio Olympics but who will make the side?
Scott Cacciola The Los Angeles Clippers were under duress, on the brink of elimination against the defending champions.