Posts Tagged NBA Playoffs

Stephen Curry overtakes LeBron James for NBA’s top jersey

In this Wednesday, May 13, 2015, file photo, Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry reacts after scoring during the first half of Game 5 in a second-round NBA playoff basketball series against the Memphis Grizzlies in Oakland, Calif. Curry has surpassed the Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James for the most popular jersey in the NBA. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry has surpassed LeBron James for the most popular jersey in the NBA.

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Budenholzer hopes Hardaway helps Hawks keep Millsap, Carroll

Atlanta Hawks' newly acquired guard Tim Hardaway Jr. speaks to the media, Monday, June 29, 2015, in Atlanta. After acquiring Hardaway from the New York Knicks during the NBA draft, Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer said the second-year guard can help the Hawks' offense immediately. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

ATLANTA (AP) — Now that he’s added Tim Hardaway Jr., Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer has narrowed his focus on re-signing All-Star forward Paul Millsap and starting guard DeMarre Carroll.

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Warriors exercise Speights’ contract option for next season

Marreese Speights, of the NBA's Golden State Warriors, throws out the ceremonial first pitch before a baseball game between the Tampa Bay Rays and the Boston Red Sox Saturday, June 27, 2015, in St. Petersburg, Fla.  (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Golden State Warriors have exercised their $3.8 million team option on reserve big man Marreese Speights for next season.

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Paul Pierce opts out of contract with Wizards

WASHINGTON (AP) — Paul Pierce is opting out of the final year of his contract with the Wizards and will become a free agent Wednesday.

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