San Antonio Spurs star quietly retires with five NBA championships, three Finals MVPs and two regular-season MVPs.
NBA free agency: In the most anticipated move of the offseason, Durant announced his decision Monday on The Players’ Tribune.
The victory parade celebrated the team’s first pro sports championship in 52 years.
Golden State Warriors win to take 3-1 lead over Cleveland in NBA Finals
In a series featuring superstars such as Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant, former Pitt center Steven Adams has made his presence known.
Swetoha, Komoroski and Levy all attended Pittsburgh high schools and crossed paths decades ago
North Catholic graduate is proving you don’t have to play basketball to make a living in it.
West Mifflin grad Tanisha Wright nearly walked away from game before getting new life in New York.
The performance capped a daylong tribute to the retiring Bryant, the first player in NBA history to play 20 seasons with just one team.
The NBA’s reigning MVP also reached another milestone Wednesday, knocking down his 400th 3-pointer of the season.
McConnell lost a total of 51 games in eight years of high school and college; his NBA team has lost more than 70 this season.
Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry takes many off-court roles as seriously as playing basketball.
Police say Aubrey McClendon, indicted on charges he conspired to rig bids to buy oil and natural gas leases, “drove straight into the wall.
Kobe Bryant said his NBA All-Star Game goodbye as the West rolled to a record-setting 196-173 victory against the East.
Legendary player and showman brought joy to people in over 100 countries and to world leaders, popes, kings and queens.
With the offense not performing up to their high standards, the Warriors’ defense sealed the win against Cleveland.
Chris Bosh scored 30 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to help the Heat earn its seventh win in a row on Christmas.
One of first players to make jump from high school, the longtime member of Philadelphia 76ers was a 3-time MVP and 12-time all star.
Maverick Rowan had committed to Pitt before his sophomore season but re-opened his recruiting in the fall. WVU also was a finalist.
Panthers coach Jamie Dixon cited the number of players recovering from injuries and changes in NCAA rules for the decision to not play.
Former Jeannette star Terrelle Pryor will hope to revive his NFL career as a wide receiver in Cleveland.
The guard is still playing, having just completed his 16th pro season at the age of 40.
The Warriors won the NBA title with a 105-97 victory against the host Cavaliers in Game 6 of the seven-game series.
The first three games of the NBA Finals drew better ratings nationally and in Pittsburgh than the first four games of the Stanley Cup.
The backup point guard, filling in for Kyrie Irving, scored 20 points and had four assists in Game 3 against the Golden State Warriors.
Cleveland’s longtime sports misery could very well come to an end this month thanks to NBA superstar LeBron James.
A Showtime documentary airing Saturday follows Lakers star Kobe Bryant as his career winds down.
Steel City Yellow Jackets an ABA franchise in its first season of play.
Khayri Battle, 34, played for the Newark Express of the American Basketball Association and other professional teams in the U.S. and abroad.
Nevada Smith was plucked from Keystone College and now coaches Rio Grande Valley in the NBA's D-League.
Pitt's Lamar Patterson and Schenley's DeAndre Kane could be chosen in the NBA Draft. But like other local players, their stock is uncertain.
NBA superstar LeBron James of the Miami Heat chosen the Associated Press' Male Athlete of the Year
Kevin Durant's 29 points and Russell Westbrook's triple-double were too much for the Carmelo Anthony-less Knicks.
Injured Lakers star Kobe Bryant was forced to watch from the sideline, but LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh lifted Miami to a win.
In an effort to market more jerseys to fans, the National Basketball Association unveils short-sleeved jerseys.
Chevon Troutman has become a fixture and star overseas, where crowds can be cruel and vindictive but the pay is excellent.
First thought as I settled in for Game 7 of the NBA Finals the other night: OK, which one is Kobe?
NBA notebook: Karl thanked everyone from his middle school coach who got him into the game to his good friend, the late Rick Majerus.
The first male player in a major U.S. team sport comes out of the closet, but will that change the athletic world's climate of machismo?
Shavonte Zellous hones skills she learned at Pitt to become a key player in Indiana Fever's march to an WNBA title.
Orlando general manager Rob Hennigan said that trade talks involving Dwight Howard remain open with the Nets and other teams.
The Atlanta Hawks and Nets have agreed to a trade that would send All-Star guard Joe Johnson to Brooklyn.
NBA Draft: Kentucky, North Carolina might combine for 8-10 first-round picks
The Thunder, led by Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook, play a dynamic, dunk-heavy offense that can attract casual sports fans.
Russell Westbrook leads the NBA Finals with 18 assists, which is a great sign for the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Kevin Durant had 34 points and 14 rebounds, playing every minute of regulation, to lead the Thunder into the finals by beating the Spurs.
Kevin Garnett scored 27 points, grabbed 13 rebounds and used a dominant second quarter to help the Boston Celtics beat the 76ers, 107-91.
Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose faces a recovery of eight months to a year from knee surgery.
The Indiana Pacers beat the Miami Heat, 78-75, in Game 2 of the teams' Eastern Conference semifinal series Tuesday.
Los Angeles Clippers Blake Griffin woke up Monday with his sprained left knee not feeling worse, but not really much better.