News archive: May 2016
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Stephen Curry poured in 36 points and hit seven 3-pointers to lead the Warriors to a 96-88 win against the Thunder in Game 7 of the Western Conference finals.
New Orleans Pelicans guard Bryce Dejean-Jones went to the wrong apartment unit, forced his way in and approached the bedroom yelling before he was fatally shot.
Memphis Grizzlies have named David Fizdale as the team’s new head coach. Fizdale comes to Memphis after spending eight seasons (2008-16) with the Miami Heat.
Klay Thompson made a playoff-record 11 3-pointers and scored 41 points and the Warriros forced a 7th game. Thompson went 11-of-18 from beyond the 3-point line.
Pelicans' Bryce Dejean-Jones has died at 23 from a gun shot wound in his abdomen, a representative with the Dallas County medical examiner office confirmed.
LeBron James has reached his 6th straight trip to the finals, after 4 with the Miami Heat, and his 7th over all. He’s the first player to do so in 50 years.
Lockdown defense fueled a 113-87 victory over Toronto Raptors in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals, advancing to their second straight NBA Finals.
The Rockets are finalizing a deal to make Mike D'Antoni their next head coach. D'Antoni has been a head coach with the Nuggets, Suns, Knicks and Lakers.
Heat assistant David Fizdale agreed to a four-year deal to become head coach of the Memphis Grizzlies. The contract includes a team option for the 4th year.
NBA Most Valuable Player Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors and forward LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers lead the 2015-16 All-NBA First Team.
The NBA All-Defensive First Team features NBA Defensive Player of the Year Kawhi Leonard, Draymond Green, DeAndre Jordan, Avery Bradley and Chris Paul.
Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green's flagrant foul on Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams has been upgraded to a Flagrant Foul 2.
Cleveland Cavaliers guard Dahntay Jones has been suspended one game without pay for striking Toronto Raptors center Bismack Biyombo in the groin.
Toronto Raptors head coach Dwane Casey has been fined $25,000 for public criticism of officiating. Casey made his comments during a postgame press conference.
Orlando Magic have named Frank Vogel head coach. He becomes the 13th head coach in franchise history following five-plus seasons as a head coach with Indiana.