For the third straight month, Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook was named Western Conference Player of the Month.
Brooklyn Nets guard/forward Bojan Bogdanovic and Utah guard Rodney Hood were named Rookies of the Month for April.
NBA all-time leading scorer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is currently recovering from major open heart surgery performed Thursday in Los Angeles.
Brooklyn Nets forward Mirza Teletovic has been cleared to resume basketball-related activities, the team announced Friday.
Full disclosure - as my fingers strike the keyboard for this sentence, I still haven't decided on who will represent the Eastern Conference in the NBA Finals.
The NBA and the National Basketball Players Association announced Thursday that blood testing for Human Growth Hormone (HGH) will start during training camp next fall.
Boston's Brad Stevens and the Los Angeles Clippers' Doc Rivers have been named the NBA's coaches of the month for April.
There was one last shuffle of the NBA Playoff seeds Wednesday, with the New Orleans Pelicans and Brooklyn Nets clinching the final two spots.
Atlanta Hawks reserve forward Thabo Sefolosha issued a statement on Tuesday, saying that the New York City police caused an injury he suffered in an altercation last week.
The Boston Celtics and Sacramento Kings will play a regular-season game in Mexico City next December.
Quarterback Dakota Prukop faced relentless pressure from the defense in Montana State's spring football game on Saturday, but he had plenty of answers for the pass rushers.
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Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel issued a statement Friday, offering an apology and thanks to fans, teammates and the organization for support during his recent stay at a treatment facility.
Jake Peavy's lingering back issues forced the struggling San Francisco Giants to place the veteran pitcher on the 15-day disabled list Saturday.
New York, NY (Sports Network) - The Edmonton Oilers won the NHL Draft Lottery on Saturday and will have the No. 1 pick for the fourth time in six years.