Serge Ibaka unsure whether he’ll play in Raptors-Celtics Game 6

One thing I’d point out about the Ibaka walking boot: Obviously it doesn’t look good, but it’s been standard Raptors protocol to put them in a boot right away regardless of severity of sprain. Doesn’t mean he’s out for sure.

Celtics oust Raptors in Game 7, head to East finals vs. Heat

It was exactly one year ago Friday when four Celtics — Walker, Smart, Brown and Tatum — were part of the USA Basketball team in China that fell apart in the fourth quarter of a Basketball World Cup quarterfinal against France, a loss that kept the Americans out of the Final Four of that tournament.

Toronto’s reign ends, now difficult offseason questions for Raptors

FREE AGENCY The Raptors will be walking a bit of a tightrope this offseason, almost certainly unwilling to do anything that would hurt their spending ability for the next expected NBA free agent circus of big names in 2021. A possible scenario would be to keep Gasol and Ibaka on one-year deals – that won’t […]

Three takeaways from Boston dominating Toronto in Game 5

Fred VanVleet was funneled into waiting defenders in the lane and couldn’t hit shots or find passing lanes. It was too late in the game when Toronto started running P&R sets for Pascal Siakam. But whatever Toronto went to, Boston smothered it. It threw the Raptors off their game.

Clippers beat Mavs to take 2-1 lead; Doncic injures ankle

The Clippers had been in control for a while by then, using a team-record, 45-point second quarter to build a big lead. And when Dallas cut it to eight midway through the fourth quarter, Leonard responded with a 3-pointer and left-handed dunk on consecutive Clippers possessions to restore a comfortable lead.

Doncic hits long 3 at OT buzzer to lift Mavs past Clippers

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Luka Doncic hit a deep, step-back 3-pointer at the buzzer to cap a triple-double on a sprained ankle and the short-handed Dallas Mavericks beat the the Los Angeles Clippers 135-133 in overtime Sunday to even the playoff series at two games apiece.

NBA Playoffs: Boston Celtics, Miami Heat conference finals preview

Jimmy Butler is leading the charge for the Heat. He is averaging 21.8 points, 5.6 rebounds and 4.2 assists per game. He also averages 2.1 steals per game. Goran Dragic is averaging 21.1 points per game, which has been a huge help for Miami throughout the playoffs.

Soccer Aid: ‘I think I’ll pass!’ Olly Murs is left disappointed as he struggles to recruit Olivia Colman to the England football team in funny sketch

Her embellished black crop top and matching mini skirt are by David Koma, and the elaborate hemline is just dreamy. The long sleeves are super sleek, and when teamed with a pair of earrings by Lara Heems it’s a stunning look.