Former Kentucky player and New Orleans Pelicans forward Darius Miller just completed his most successful season in the NBA, but he's not taking it easy, bringing in his Lexington personal trainer to get faster for next year.
Eric Gordon came off the bench to score 24 points and his steal on Golden State's last possession secured a 98-94 win by the Houston Rockets to put them up 3-2 in the Western Conference finals on Thursday night.
HOUSTON – It wasn't pretty. Nor was the result. The Warriors walked away with a 98-94 loss to the Houston Rockets in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals on Thursday. The Warriors trail the Rockets, 3-2, and Houston could close out the series in Game 6 on Saturday at Oracle Arena.
Warriors' coach Steve Kerr denounced the NFL's new policy on the national anthem as idiotic on Thursday. It requires NFL players to stand if they are on the field during the performance – or else be subject to a fine. NFL players also have the option of remaining in the locker room.
When the Houston Rockets suit up for Thursday night's Western Conference finals game they'll carry onto the court a remembrance of the 10 people who lost their lives in last week's Texas school shooting in Santa Fe.
Rookie Jayson Tatum scored 24 points and Al Horford had 15 points and 12 rebounds to help the Boston Celtics beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 96-83 and take a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference finals.
Former UK mens basketball coach Joe B. Hall coaches a team and signs autographs with other past UK mens basketball players during The Legends game and the UK Alumni Charity Game at Rupp Arena Thursday evening.