76ers center Joel Embiid now probable for Game 3 versus Heat

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MIAMI (AP) -- Joel Embiid's status has been upgraded to probable for Game 3 of Philadelphia's first-round series against Miami on Thursday night....

NBA mourns death of Gregg Popovich's wife, a 'real star'

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SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- LeBron James fought back tears. Former President Bill Clinton offered condolences. Craig Sager's daughter tweeted that she was "just sick" over the news....

The Latest: Spurs GM says Popovich overwhelmed by support

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SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- The Latest on the San Antonio Spurs and coach Greg Popovich, whose wife died at 67 (all times local):...

Holiday, Pelicans have Portland on the brink in NBA playoffs

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Jrue Holiday's postseason production is providing Pelicans All-Star Anthony Davis with a more comfortable margin for error - and has left Portland with precious little....

Paul, Green help Rockets rout Timberwolves 102-82 in Game 2

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HOUSTON (AP) -- James Harden predicted Chris Paul would "come back and drop 30" after not playing his best in Houston's playoff opener....

Holiday has 33 and Pelicans beat the Blazers to go up 2-0

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Removed from the turbulence that marked his previous seasons in New Orleans, Jrue Holiday is in a good place - and it shows....

Brown scores 30, Celtics roll to 120-106 win over Bucks

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BOSTON (AP) -- The Celtics knew they'd need their younger players to step up this postseason with Kyrie Irving sidelined for the postseason....