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Warriors edge Raptors to keep NBA title hopes alive

The omens still look good for the Raptors despite losing game five, as only one team has ever overturned a 3-1 deficit to win the NBA Finals.

NBA star Tony Parker announces retirement

Parker announces his retirement on Twitter after 18 seasons in the NBA.

NBA free agency could make Raptors, Warriors both losers

Defending champion Golden State and the Toronto Raptors are battling for supremacy in the NBA Finals, but both teams could lose superstar talent in upcoming free agency for next season.

End of an NBA era looms as Warriors on brink of...

Injured and weary, the Golden State Warriors are one loss from the end of their five-year NBA dynasty run at the hands of the upstart Toronto Raptors.

Raptors crush shorthanded Warriors, take 2-1 Finals lead

The Toronto Raptors defeat a shorthanded Golden State Warriors squad 123-109 in Oakland to take a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven NBA Finals.

Injury-hit Warriors ready to lean on ‘rock’ Curry in NBA Finals

The banged-up Golden State Warriors are ready to turn to Stephen Curry in the NBA Finals as they try to overcome injuries in search of a fourth championship in five years.

Global star players help NBA stretch worldwide growth

The NBA Finals returns to the United States after the best-of-seven showdown's first games were played in another nation, a sign of the league's growing global impact.

Iguodala lifts Warriors over Raptors to level NBA Finals

'His play in the second half was really inspiring at both ends. He did a fantastic job,' Warriors coach Steve Kerr says.

NBA legend West to receive Medal of Freedom

No date has been announced for the ceremony for Jerry West.

Warriors, Raptors make fixes before NBA Finals resume

The Raptors are wary of the Warriors wanting to improve after losing the first game in the series.

Warriors star Durant will miss game two of NBA Finals

Warriors coach Kerr says Durant must rejoin the club for at least one practice before he will be reinstated to the lineup.

Sizzling Siakam leads Raptors in win over Warriors

Siakam praises the Raptors team work which they used to their advantage.

Cousins will be available for Warriors in NBA Finals opener

Warriors coach Steve Kerr will manage the returning Cousins’ game time to make sure he does not suffer a relapse of his injury.

Ujiri goes from Nigerian boyhood to become Raptors boss

Ujiri became the first non-American to be named NBA Executive of the Year when he was at the Denver Nuggets.

Warriors seek more NBA history as Raptors hunt first title

Stephen Curry will attempt to lead the Warriors to their third consecutive title, as the Raptors looking for their first.

Raptors rally past Bucks to reach first NBA final

This is the Raptors first finals appearance in their 24-year history, but they will face a daunting task to usurp the two-time defending champions Warriors.

Durant forced to defend his role with the Warriors

NBA star player Kevin Durant hit back at critics on Friday who questioned whether or not the Golden State Warriors are better without him in the lineup.

Raptors put Bucks on brink of NBA playoff elimination

The Toronto Raptors are one win away from advancing to the finals for the first time in franchise history.

Warriors beat Trail Blazers in overtime to reach NBA Finals

The Warriors will battle for the title starting on May 30 against either the Milwaukee Bucks or Toronto Raptors.

New Lakers coach Vogel calls for ‘togetherness’

New Lakers coach believes a revamp on the organisation’s spirit will lead towards success on the court.

Green triple-double fuels Warriors’ comeback win

No team has come back from an 0-3 deficit to win an NBA Playoff series.

Lopez to rescue as Bucks down Raptors in opener

Lopez was back by 24 points from Giannis Antetokounmpo, who also haul down 14 rebounds with six assists.

Raptors game seven hero Leonard bounces in winning buzzer beater

The Raptors advance to the NBA final four where they will play the top-seeded Milwaukee Bucks in game one of their series on Wednesday.

Vogel will be new NBA Lakers coach with Kidd assisting

Frank Vogel has agreed to a three-year deal to coach the LA Lakers, after the team's talks with Tyronn Lue broke down.