Raptors unfazed by talk of Nets tanking

The Toronto Raptors won the Atlantic Division and set a franchise record with 48 wins. They've still been labeled the weakest of the top four playoff teams in the Eastern Conference.

TNT's Sager to begin leukemia treatment

Longtime Turner Sports sideline reporter Craig Sager will start treatment for leukemia on Friday and will not work for the network during the early stages of the NBA Playoffs.

NBA plans expanded programs with military

Army graduate Mike Krzyzewski will lead a U.S. national team practice at his alma mater, and the U.S. women will train at the Naval Academy as part of an increased partnership among the NBA, USA Basketball and the Department of Defense.

Warriors facing uphill battle without Andrew Bogut

It's hardly a revelation that the Golden State Warriors face an awesome task trying to beat the Los Angeles Clippers in the Western Conference playoffs without center Andrew Bogut. A lot of experts are already saying Golden State doesn't have a chance.

Series guide to NBA playoffs

As the Sixers gear up for the NBA Draft in June, 16 teams begin their quest for a championship. The playoffs start Saturday afternoon, when the Raptors and Nets meet in their first-round matchup at 12:30 p.m. EDT.