LeBron James drives to the basket past Portland Trail Blazers forward Wenyen Gabriel. Photograph: EPA

Bam Adebayo collected a game-high 19 rebounds to go with 14 points Monday night, leading the fifth-seeded Miami Heat to a 99-87 victory over the fourt(...)

Los Angeles Lakers duo LeBron James and Anthony Davis returned to winning ways on Thursday night in the NBA playoffs. File photograph: EPA

The Los Angeles Lakers returned to their pre-bubble ways in their game-two playoff clash with Portland, brushing aside the Trail Blazers 111-88. The (...)

Kawhi Leonard, seen here playing for the  Toronto Raptors in game six of last season’s NBA Finals  against the Golden State Warriors, has signed for the Los Angeles Clippers for the new season. Photograph:  Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images

The new NBA season begins on Wednesday (1am, Sky Sports Arena) as the Toronto Raptors launch their title defence in the opening game against the New O(...)