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Shootaround (May 4) — San Antonio Spurs await word on extent of Tony Parker's injury

No. 1: Ginobili on Parker: ‘Not going to see him anytime soon’ — Last night’s victory against the Houston Rockets allowed the San Antonio Spurs to knot their Western Conference semifinal series up at 1-1. That’s the good news. The bad news? Spurs star guard Tony Parker suffered a left ...

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San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker carried off court with knee injury

SAN ANTONIO — Spurs point guard Tony Parker had to be carried off the court with 8:43 left in the fourth quarter of Game 2 Wednesday night when it appeared that he hyper-extended his left knee. The Spurs said Parker will undergo an MRI on Thursday. Tony Parker suffered a ...

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Los Angeles Lakers forward Luol Deng has surgery on pectoral muscle

 EL SEGUNDO, California (AP) — Los Angeles Lakers forward Luol Deng has undergone surgery to repair his right pectoral muscle. The Lakers announced Deng’s surgery Wednesday. The veteran is expected to be recovered well before the start of training camp. The 32-year-old Deng averaged a career-low 7.2 points per game last ...

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After playoff loss, Atlanta Hawks pondering front office changes

ATLANTA —  After a disappointing season ended with a first-round playoff loss, the Atlanta Hawks are evaluating possible changes in their front office. The current setup, in which coach Mike Budenholzer has authority over personnel matters with assistance from general manager Wes Wilcox, could be facing a shake-up. There was ...

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Toronto Raptors' Kyle Lowry leaves Game 2 against Cleveland Cavaliers with ankle injury

Raptors guard Kyle Lowry suffered an ankle injury in the third quarter against the Cavaliers and has been ruled out for the game. Lowry went to the locker room immediately after the injury, but returned to the court minutes later. The three-time All-Star would eventually head back to the locker room and be ...

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Isaiah Thomas has captured the attention of another undersized player: Cleveland Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue

CLEVELAND – Tyronn Lue lasted 11 seasons in the NBA as a 6-foot, 185-pound point guard, mostly as a backup on seven different teams. The size disadvantage he faced almost every night, in almost every encounter, qualified him like few others to comment on Boston Celtics playoff marvel Isaiah Thomas. ...

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Chicago Bulls noncommittal on Jimmy Butler's future with the team

CHICAGO (AP)  — There were no bold proclamations or promises for sweeping changes from Chicago Bulls management on Wednesday for a team that barely made the playoffs. They gave no clarity on Jimmy Butler’s future with the team and had no real answers when it came to Dwyane Wade’s. Rajon ...

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Boston Celtics' Isaiah Thomas getting tips about his game from Kobe Bryant

WASHINGTON (AP)  — Boston Celtics star Isaiah Thomas is getting some assists from Kobe Bryant. Thomas, who has had some huge performances in the playoffs, says he’s been talking and texting with Bryant to get tips about his game. Thomas says after the Celtics were down 2-0 in the first ...

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Report: Atlanta Hawks parts ways with GM Wes Wilcox

The Atlanta Hawks have parted ways with their GM Wes Wilcox, according to a report from ESPN’s Jeff Goodman and Marc Spears. Wilcox was promoted to the role of general manager in the summer of 2015, and the Hawks went a combined 91-73 during his tenure. Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer ...

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