The New York Knicks avoided elimination by beating the Indiana Pacers 85-75 on Thursday.
The Miami Heat reached their third straight Eastern Conference final after a 94-91 win over Chicago secured a 4-1 series win.
The Indiana Pacers grabbed a 3-1 lead over the New York Knicks and San Antonio Spurs routed Golden State to gain a 3-2 lead.
The most hyped basketball prospect since LeBron James has confirmed that he will play college hoops with the University of Kansas.
Round-up: LeBron James led the Miami Heat to a 3-1 lead in the Eastern Conference semi-final series against the Chicago Bulls.
Memphis Grizzlies guard Tony Allen and Miami Heat forward LeBron James highlight the NBA All-Defensive First Team.
The Golden State Warriors edged the San Antonio Spurs in overtime to even the Western Conference semi-finals at 2-2.
Olympiakos Piraeus defeated Real Madrid 100-88 with a dominant second half display to win Europe's premier basketball trophy.
Olympiakos hailed playmaker Vassilis Spanoulis after their "miracle" comeback against Real Madrid won a third Euroleague title.
Indiana beat New York and Memphis defeated Oklahoma City to both go 2-1 in their playoff series.
Olympiacos Piraeus will defend their Euroleague basketball title against Real Madrid in the final in London on Sunday.
The Miami Heat and the San Antonio Spurs reclaimed home advantage with Game Three wins in the NBA playoffs on Friday night.
The Chicago Bulls suffered their worst ever play-off defeat on Wednesday to the Miami Heat.
Miami Heat rebounced from their opening loss to Chicago to thrash the Bulls 115-78 and level their Eastern Conference semi.
George Karl has been recognised for leading the Denver Nuggets to their most successful regular season in franchise history.
The New York Knicks turned on the razzle to beat the Indiana Pacers 105-79 and level their best-of-seven playoff series.