The Atlanta Hawks have reached agreement with Dallas Mavericks assistant Melvin Hunt to add him to the coaching staff. Hunt comes to Atlanta after a three-year stint on the Mavericks staff. Prior to Dallas, Hunt spent six seasons in Denver.
His co-workers called him "Pants DJ." He would sit at his desk in the Dallas Mavericks ticket sales office, stare at pornographic images on his cellphone or computer and rub himself below his belt line.
LeBron James scored 35 points with 15 rebounds and nine assists to earn an eighth straight trip to the NBA Finals, leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to an 87-79 victory over the Boston Celtics in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals.
The Warriors officially listed veteran forward Andre Iguodala as questionable to play against the Houston Rockets in Game 7 of the Western Conference Finals on Monday because of a left lateral leg contusion that has sidelined him for Games 4, 5 and 6. Yet, Warriors coach Steve Kerr downgraded Iguodala's status to "doubtful."
OAKLAND, Calif. – Klay Thompson had drained one of his nine three-point shots and stared right at Houston's James Harden. He put his chest into the likely most valuable player as he guarded him up the floor, bumping with him until officials called the foul.
Owner Bob Short purchased a converted World War II-era cargo plane, a well-worn DC-3, to transport the Minneapolis Lakers for the 1959-60 season. The team's name was adorned on the side of the plane, and newspapers around the world displayed a photo of that aircraft in mid-January 1960.
Already laboring to reach his eighth straight NBA Finals with a supporting crew made mostly of cast-offs and throw-ins, LeBron James lost the only other All-Star on the roster when Kevin Love was declared out for the series finale with a concussion.