Nikola Jokic: “I would love to play my whole career in Denver” — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

“I would love to be Denver’s Tim Duncan, because he played his whole career in San Antonio.”

Nikola Jokic: “I would love to play my whole career in Denver” — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

Knicks’ R.J. Barrett responds to ‘stupid-ass question’: ‘We’re winning tonight’ (video) — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

Clint Capela said the Hawks – up 3-1 on the Knicks – were coming to New York for Game 5 tonight “to send you on vacation.”

Knicks’ R.J. Barrett responds to ‘stupid-ass question’: ‘We’re winning tonight’ (video) — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

How Were The Nuggets Able To Defeat The Trail Blazers in Game 5? They Rallied Around Nikola Jokic, The ‘Best Player in the World’ — CBS Denver

As Damian Lillard was mystifying the Ball Arena crowd with his 55 points and a playoff-record 12-three pointers in the playoffs, the frontrunner for NBA MVP was pulling off his own heroics in front of the home crowd.

How Were The Nuggets Able To Defeat The Trail Blazers in Game 5? They Rallied Around Nikola Jokic, The ‘Best Player in the World’ — CBS Denver

Red Sox Notebook: Kiké Hernandez not getting it done out of the leadoff spot — Boston Herald

The Red Sox’ are scoring just 3.4 runs per game over their last eight games. A rare slump from all three sluggers in the middle of the order has been a glaring reason for their sudden lack of firepower. Here’s another: their table-setter hasn’t been setting the table. Kiké Hernandez has been anything but an…

Red Sox Notebook: Kiké Hernandez not getting it done out of the leadoff spot — Boston Herald

Nets’ Kyrie Irving: ‘We’re uniting the whole world with this championship run’ — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

Kyrie Irving leaned into villainy by stomping on the Celtics’ logo following the Nets’ Game 4 win in Boston.

Nets’ Kyrie Irving: ‘We’re uniting the whole world with this championship run’ — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

Damian Lillard breaks Klay Thompson’s NBA playoff record, leaving fellow players in awe — Marin Independent Journal

Damian Lillard went “Game 6 Klay” on the Denver Nuggets in one of the most remarkable performances in NBA playoff history Tuesday night. Nearly five years to the day Klay Thompson destroyed Oklahoma City with his epic, record-setting shooting in Game 6 of the Western Conference Finals, the Oakland-born Lillard one-upped the Warriors’ star. 666…

Damian Lillard breaks Klay Thompson’s NBA playoff record, leaving fellow players in awe — Marin Independent Journal

AP source: Duke’s Krzyzewski to coach last season in 2021-22 — East Bay Times

By AARON BEARD Duke Hall of Fame coach Mike Krzyzewski will coach his final season with the Blue Devils in 2021-22, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on Wednesday. 473 more words

AP source: Duke’s Krzyzewski to coach last season in 2021-22 — East Bay Times

Brad Stevens takes charge of Celtics in wake of Ainge’s departure — Boston Herald

And now Brad Stevens gets to pick his successor. The next Celtics head coach is in a whirlwind of names at the moment, with all of the names most often mentioned in other places coming here to roost, too. Former Hawks coach Lloyd Pierce? Check. Celtics assistants Jay Larranaga and Jerome Allen, both close to…

Brad Stevens takes charge of Celtics in wake of Ainge’s departure — Boston Herald