Raptors’ stars, size too much for Heat in 99-91 Game 5 win

Twelve games into the postseason, the Toronto Raptors finally got All-Star performances from both of their All-Stars.

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Stephen Curry Wins Second-Straight NBA MVP Award

Stephen Curry received some bad news during the playoffs when doctors told him his knee injury would keep him sidelined for much of the second round. But the Golden State Warriors superstar received some good news today: He is the NBA’s MVP for the second straight season. Continue reading


Russell Westbrook, Thunder win in San Antonio again for 3-2 lead

Russell Westbrook couldn’t be stopped down the stretch, not even when the San Antonio Spurs were trying to foul him.

Westbrook had 35 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists, and the Oklahoma City Thunder rallied in the fourth quarter to beat the Spurs 95-91 on Tuesday night and take a 3-2 lead in the Western Conference semifinals. Continue reading


Wade’s shots during Canadian anthem spark some outrage

Dwyane Wade’s pregame routine has sparked a bit of an international incident, with some Canadians saying Sunday that he disrespected their national anthem.

The Miami Heat star was the subject of much scorn after video showed him taking a few extra warm-up shots as “O Canada” was performed before Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinals against the Toronto Raptors on Saturday. Continue reading