Jerry West - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Jerry West Rites of postseason: LeBron looks for sweep, Clippers ailing They seem like postseason traditions: LeBron James is going for a sweep, and the Los Angeles Clippers have big problems. James is one win from the second round and the defending NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers might be on the cusp of getting several rest days. Meanwhile, Blake Griffin will miss the rest of the season in a major blow for a Clippers team that now faces playof... Sat, 22 Apr 2017 19:37:00 GMT 2017-04-22T19:37:00Z Durant shines in return from 19-game absence, knee injury OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Durant's first touch after missing 19 games with a knee injury? Just a driving baseline reverse and emphatic one-handed slam. Yes, indeed, KD looks healthy and ready for the playoffs even after five weeks on the sidelines. Durant triumphantly returned to finish with 16 points, 10 rebounds and six assists, he... Sun, 09 Apr 2017 06:32:00 GMT 2017-04-09T06:32:00Z Mountaineers clinch Sweet 16 berth with win over Notre Dame BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Don't be fooled by the Mountaineers referring to themselves as "Press" Virginia as a result of their relentless defensive pressure. This team can score. Led by Jevon Carter's 24 points, the Mountaineers outshot the Fighting Irish in an 83-71 win on Saturday to clinch their third Sweet 16 berth since 2010. ... Sat, 18 Mar 2017 20:57:00 GMT 2017-03-18T20:57:00Z Huggins enjoying West Virginia's return to Buffalo BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Be it basketball or fishing, Bob Huggins has no trouble recalling the fond memories he's had during his previous trips to Buffalo. They're a lot better than any recollection the West Virginia coach has of Brooklyn. A year after the Mountaineers were upset by 14th-ranked Stephen F. Austin in a first-round NCAA Tourna... Wed, 15 Mar 2017 22:58:00 GMT 2017-03-15T22:58:00Z Power of science: Warriors thrive with chemistry experiment OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Zaza Pachulia holds his own during competitive games of poker on the airplane alongside Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson — they call it the "Good Guys Table." Andre Iguodala and JaVale McGee, one-time teammates with Denver reunited in Oakland, hold secret chats. "We're building an empire," Iguodala joked. "We've got secret stuff we c... Thu, 23 Feb 2017 15:58:00 GMT 2017-02-23T15:58:00Z Lakers shake-up: Magic is in charge after GM Kupchak fired With the Los Angeles Lakers mired in the worst years in franchise history, owner Jeanie Buss has turned to Magic Johnson to lead them back to championship contention. And she removed her own brother from his job to do it. Jeanie Buss fired general manager Mitch Kupchak on Tuesday and put Johnson in charge of basketball operations. Jim B... Wed, 22 Feb 2017 03:47:00 GMT 2017-02-22T03:47:00Z