Jeff Teague - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Jeff Teague Hawks' Wilcox out as GM, Budenholzer no longer president ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks' next general manager will have total authority of personnel decisions following moves on Friday which dismantled the two-tier management team of Mike Budenholzer and Wes Wilcox. Budenholzer resigned as the Hawks' president of basketball operations and will remain as coach, and Wilcox resigned as general manager and "will ... Fri, 05 May 2017 16:54:00 GMT 2017-05-05T16:54:00Z Hall-of-Famer Larry Bird resigns as Pacers president INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Larry Bird made the decision last year. After nearly 40 years in the NBA, he had started plotting an exit strategy. The 60-year-old Hall-of-Famer finally told the rest of the world Monday: He was stepping down as Indiana's president of basketball operations, turning the reins over to Kevin Pritchard and staying in the Pacers organization as a scout and co... Mon, 01 May 2017 18:32:00 GMT 2017-05-01T18:32:00Z James, Cavs come from 26 down, beat Pacers to take 3-0 lead INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — LeBron James celebrated another milestone with the greatest second-half comeback in playoff history. Win one more at Indiana, the four-time MVP will be crowned king of the first round. James scored 41 points while padding his postseason resume with yet another triple-double, leading defending champion Cleveland back ... Fri, 21 Apr 2017 12:39:00 GMT 2017-04-21T12:39:00Z Escape act: LeBron, Cavs edge Pacers 109-108 in Game 1 CLEVELAND (AP) — Their regular-season issues followed the Cavaliers into the playoffs. They didn't win their postseason opener as much as survive it. The champions remain puzzling. LeBron James scored 32 points and Cleveland, looking to flip a switch after a shaky-and-streaky regular season, began the postseason by escaping with a 109-108 victory over the Indiana Pacers on S... Sun, 16 Apr 2017 02:38:00 GMT 2017-04-16T02:38:00Z Thunder star Russell Westbrook resting against Timberwolves MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Russell Westbrook is finally taking a night off. The Oklahoma City star is resting for the game on Tuesday night in Minnesota, the first time this season he has missed a game. With the Thunder locked into the No. 6 seed in the Western Conference playoff field and only two games left on the schedule, coach Billy Donovan said the time was right to give their... Tue, 11 Apr 2017 18:17:00 GMT 2017-04-11T18:17:00Z Robinson's last-second 3 sends Pacers over Hawks, 97-96 ATLANTA (AP) — Glenn Robinson III waited patiently for the whirlwind turn of events to unfold, then positioned himself in the left corner. The shot felt perfect as it left his hand. "I just held my follow-through," Robinson said, "and it went in." Robinson hit a 3-pointer with sixth-tenths of a second remaining, Paul ... Sun, 05 Mar 2017 22:04:00 GMT 2017-03-05T22:04:00Z With NBA season winding down, Hawks remain a huge enigma ATLANTA (AP) — Some nights, they soar. Other nights, they crash and burn. Say this about the Atlanta Hawks: They are maddeningly consistent at being inconsistent. With a little over a month to go in the regular season, the Hawks are comfortably positioned to reach the playoffs but know they can't go on like this if they want to make a deep run. ... Thu, 02 Mar 2017 08:12:00 GMT 2017-03-02T08:12:00Z Leonard's 31 points lead Spurs to 100-99 win over Pacers SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Kawhi Leonard would prefer to see the Spurs seal their wins with sound defense, rather than last-second shots. When they need a big basket, though, he's up to the task. Leonard had 31 points and 10 rebounds, and San Antonio returned from an eight-game road trip to beat the Indiana Pacers 100-99 on Wednesday night. ... Thu, 02 Mar 2017 06:46:00 GMT 2017-03-02T06:46:00Z Spurs top Pacers for NBA-record 20th straight winning season INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kawhi Leonard kept the faith Monday night. Eventually, LaMarcus Aldridge came through, too. Together, the new faces of the Spurs produced a familiar result — a 110-06 victory at Indiana for another milestone moment. With their 42nd victory, the Spurs extended their streak of consecutive winning seasons to a league-record 20. ... Tue, 14 Feb 2017 04:17:00 GMT 2017-02-14T04:17:00Z Korver's 3s, James' energy boost lead Cavs past Pacers INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — LeBron James wanted Kyle Korver on his team for one reason. He knew the 35-year-old sharp-shooter could still play, and now Korver is proving how valuable he can be. Korver scored a season-high 29 points and James gave the Cleveland Cavaliers a second-half energy boost to help the defending champs erase a 15-point deficit and blow out the Indiana Pacers 1... Thu, 09 Feb 2017 04:29:00 GMT 2017-02-09T04:29:00Z Jokic, Chandler help Nuggets roll past Pacers in London LONDON (AP) — Italian star Danilo Gallinari and the Denver Nuggets made themselves right at home at O2 Arena. Gallinari scored 18 points and had what coach Mike Malone said was easily his best game of the season to help Denver beat the Indiana Pacers 140-112 on Thursday night in the NBA's Global Games series. "Just to come back to Europ... Thu, 12 Jan 2017 23:50:00 GMT 2017-01-12T23:50:00Z AP source: Cavs nearing deal for Hawks' Korver CLEVELAND (AP) — Kyle Korver could soon be hoisting shots for the NBA champions. The Cleveland Cavaliers are trying to finalize a deal to acquire Korver, one of the league's elite 3-point shooters, in a trade from the Atlanta Hawks, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press on Thursday night. The sides are closin... Fri, 06 Jan 2017 05:46:00 GMT 2017-01-06T05:46:00Z