Taurasi, Catchings, Bird headline US women's Olympic team

NEW YORK (AP) — Four-time Olympians Diana Taurasi, Sue Bird and Tamika Catchings headline the U.S. women's national team roster heading to Brazil for the Rio Games this summer.

  • Written by DOUG FEINBERG, AP Basketball Writer

Warriors look to advance, Clippers, Heat aim for home wins

MIAMI (AP) — There's been the unexpected, like Golden State's Stephen Curry going down with a knee injury. Then came a double whammy for the Clippers, with Chris Paul out with a broken hand and Blake Griffin's season ending because of a nagging leg injury.

  • Written by TIM REYNOLDS, AP Basketball Writer

Griffin out for rest of playoffs, Paul has hand surgery

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Blake Griffin is out for the rest of the playoffs after aggravating his left quadriceps tendon and Chris Paul had right hand surgery Tuesday, leaving the stunned Los Angeles Clippers without their top two players for the remainder of their first-round series against Portland.

  • Written by BETH HARRIS, AP Sports Writer