Westbrook fined $10,000 for altercation with Gobert

The NBA fined Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook $10,000 and assessed him a technical foul for his altercation with Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert during game four on Monday. Westbrook was at the scorer’s table waiting to check in with just under eight minutes to play and Oklahoma City trailing the Jazz 99-79 when Raymond Felton was called for a foul on Gobert.

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Russell Westbrook fined $10K by NBA, but avoids suspension

By Erik HorneRussell Westbrook wanted to be sure of the play in question, so he asked the media member again which play the NBA was reviewing.Read more on NewsOK.com

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WATCH: Meek Mill rings the bell before Sixers-Heat NBA playoff game after being freed from prison

Freed from prison less than two hours before tip-off, Meek Mill was picked up by Sixers’ co-owner Michael Rubin’s helicopter outside his state prison in Chester and flown striaght to the Wells Fargo Center.

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Live updates: Miami Heat fights to keep NBA Playoff hopes alive against 76ers

7:20 p.m.: Miami’s starting lineup: Goran Dragić, Tyler Johnson, Josh Richardson, James Johnson and Whiteside. Richardson was questionable for the game after suffering a shoulder injury in Game 4 on … Click to Continue »

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Meek Mill will be released from prison. His next stop: The Heat-76ers playoff game

The Philadelphia Supreme Court ordered Tuesday that rapper Meek Mill be released from prison. His next stop: The Wells Fargo Center, where he could potentially see the Philadelphia 76ers clinch … Click to Continue »

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Mitchell Robinson, Melvin Frazier among early entrants for 2018 NBA Draft

Players that have not hired an agent have until May 30 to withdraw their name.

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Warriors’ Quinn Cook discusses guarding his childhood idol, Tony Parker

Long before he learned he would play San Antonio in his first career playoff series, Warriors point guard Quinn Cook studied Tony Parker.

It was through a 15-minute segment on one of his “Ankle Breakers” DVDs that Cook first became f…

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NBA superstar Steph Curry just inked a deal with Sony. Here’s what he hopes to produce.

NBA superstar Steph Curry plans to focus on family, faith and sports themes in the film, TV and other projects he intends to develop with Sony Pictures Entertainment. In announcing … Click to Continue »

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Thunder, Jazz talk about Game 4 skirmishes

By Berry Tramel Columnist btramel@oklahoman.comThe Thunder lost to Utah 113-96 Monday night, and the Jazz now leads the best-of-seven series three games to one.Read more on NewsOK.com

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Meek Mill to be released from prison after sports world uproar

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ordered that rapper Meek Mill be immediately released from prison on bail. The Philadelphia-born rapper, whose real name is Robert Rihmeek Williams, has been fighting for his release while appealing a two- to four-year sentence for a probation violation. Philadelphia 76ers co-owner Michael Rubin has been one of Mill’s biggest supporters.

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Cavaliers aiming for better third quarter in Game 5

Yogi Berra would appreciate the struggles the Cavaliers are going through in their playoff series with the Indiana Pacers.Like the late New York Yankees catcher once said famously, “It ain’t over ’til it’s over.

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Insider: Pacers can't provide help Oladipo needs until offseason so he'll 'let it fly'

The number of shooters around LeBron James and the lack of ones around Victor Oladipo could prove to be the difference in the series.


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‘Being able to get on guys’ has Anthony Davis playing his career-best basketball, he says

Davis has taken his game to another level since DeMarcus Cousins’ season-ending injury.

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Michigan State is a cesspool of abuse and indifference appears bottomless

Gymnastics, football, basketball and now volleyball. Abuse and indifference know no bounds at Michigan State.


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Salt Lake City travelblog: Touring the Mormons’ Temple Square

By Berry TramelErik Horne and I walked around Temple Square on Monday, which is holy ground for members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.Read more on NewsOK.com

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Victim in Toronto attack Anne Marie D’Amico is mourned by tennis community

Milos Raonic was among those in the tennis world who mourned the death of Anne Marie D’Amico, who was killed when a van plowed onto a crowded sidewalk in suburban Toronto.


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Pelicans void sale of roughly 7,500 playoff tickets after pre-sale snafu

Pelicans ID’d the unauthorized ticket purchases with the help of Ticketmaster.

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Pelicans’ Alvin Gentry wants to ‘do what the Saints did’ and hold a championship parade

Gentry will be back to coach the team in 2018-19.

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Haslem says he, Wade ‘will figure out’ retirement, future on golf course this summer

Dwyane Wade surprised Udonis Haslem with a bottle of champagne and two toasting flutes at the end of the regular season. It was Wade’s way of celebrating the completion of … Click to Continue »

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‘They’ll do it for Pop’: Pelicans not counting out Spurs in wait for next round

New Orleans will have at least a week between games.

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