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Heat draft Serbian forward Nikola Jovic with 27th pick

Jun. 24, 2022 00:36 AM EDT

Serbian forward Nikola Jovic was selected by the Miami Heat with the 27th pick in Thursday's NBA draft. The 19-year-old was born in England and moved to Serbia when he was 9. He has played for Mega Basket in the Serbian league, averaging 11.7 points on 43% shooting in that league...

Warriors beat Celtics 103-90 to win 4th NBA title in 8 years

Jun. 17, 2022 08:30 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Golden State Warriors are NBA champions once again, topping the Boston Celtics 103-90 on Thursday night for their fourth title in the last eight seasons. Stephen Curry scored 34 points and was named the NBA Finals MVP as the Warriors claimed the franchise’s...

Wiggins delivers on both ends, Warriors lead NBA Finals 3-2

Jun. 14, 2022 01:25 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Exhibiting a determined confidence and grit all game, Andrew Wiggins single-handedly took the pressure off Stephen Curry and delivered the best game yet of his eight-year career. Now, the first-time All-Star is on the cusp of becoming a first-time NBA champion...

With NBA Finals tied at 2, Celtics try to stop Stephen Curry

Jun. 12, 2022 18:41 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — As the Boston Celtics search for answers in an effort to stop Stephen Curry in these NBA Finals, they know even their best defense won't always be good enough. “Steph Curry is pretty good, if you guys haven’t noticed. He can shoot the ball unbelievably,”...

Curry scores 43 to beat Boston, Warriors tie NBA Finals 2-2

Jun. 11, 2022 08:41 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — He stomped his feet, waved his arms, flexed his muscles and talked back to the crowd. And Stephen Curry also made baskets. Plenty of those, too. In a demonstrative and dominating performance that was one of the best of his postseason career, Curry...

Turnovers doom Celtics once again, lose Game 4 of NBA Finals

Jun. 11, 2022 01:41 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — For three quarters, the Boston Celtics responded to nearly every punch the Golden State Warriors threw at them. But mistakes and an inability to beat back one final charge by Golden State in the fourth quarter cost the Celtics in a 107-97 loss in Game 4 of the NBA...

Curry's diagnosis for Game 4 of finals: 'I'm going to play'

Jun. 09, 2022 22:25 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Even as he lay on the court, with 240-pound Celtics center Al Horford on top of his recently recovered left ankle, Stephen Curry knew what was wrong. And as soon as he stood up and took a few steps, he knew he would be OK. “I’m going to play....

Analysis: NBA Finals moment isn't too big for the Celtics

Jun. 09, 2022 02:09 AM EDT

Stephen Curry tried one of his patented floaters from the left side of the rim. Klay Thompson tried a layup from nearly the same spot a few minutes later. Slightly different shots from the Golden State Warriors in the fourth quarter of Game 3 of the NBA Finals, with exact same...

Celtics beat Warriors 116-100, take 2-1 lead in NBA Finals

Jun. 09, 2022 01:07 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Throughout the postseason, the Boston Celtics had played their best basketball away from home. Not anymore. Jaylen Brown scored 27 points, Jayson Tatum added 26 and the Celtics rode the energy of a raucous TD Garden crowd to beat back another...

Road Warriors draw on experience as Finals move to Boston

Jun. 07, 2022 19:09 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors have no problem playing on the road. The Celtics, meanwhile, haven't been lights-out in Boston during these playoffs. As the NBA Finals shift to TD Garden for Wednesday's Game 3 with the series tied at 1, the Celtics ought...