Heat center Hassan Whiteside cleared to play

Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside has been cleared to play, but it remains unknown if he will return for Tuesday's game against the San Antonio Spurs.

Coach Erik Spoelstra said a decision will be made sometime before Tuesday's tip-off.

"I'm not...

Derrick Rose takes contact in Bulls practice

All the parsing of Derrick Rose's words, the will-he-or-won't-he speculation over his return and analysis of his play exists outside the Bulls' realm.

Behind the closed doors of the Advocate Center, where Rose participated in the contact portions...

NBA star Stephen Curry joins tech startup

Former Charlottean and NBA standout Stephen Curry said Monday he has joined a growing technology startup that connects high school and college athletes with private coaches.

Curry, 27, is a part-owner in the Boston-based CoachUp, a venture-funded...

Steve Kerr's goal to keep Warriors rested, healthy

MILWAUKEE -- The Warriors have clinched the Western Conference's top seed for the playoffs and now have another important goal with nine games left in a record-setting season.

Staying healthy during games that don't matter much in the standings ...