Johnson had said earlier in the season that management would see how the 6-foot-6 Ball shot the ball this season and then decide whether the team needed to tinker with his unique shooting form. Ball averaged 10.2 points, 7.2 assists, 6.9 rebounds and 1.7 steals while shooting 36 percent from the field and 30.5 percent from beyond the arc.

13/04 | Basketball |

Jazz in position to claim 3 seed beating Warriors

The Jazz believed all along they could climb back into the playoff picture and make serious noise in the Western Conference.

11/04 | Basketball |

England record famous win over New Zealand

England will face either hosts Australia or Jamaica in the semi-finals.

11/04 | Basketball |

Usain Bolt backed by fellow Jamaican Leon Bailey

The eight-time Olympic sprint champion, spent two days training with German club Borussia Dortmund last month, raising hopes he will sign for a club.

10/04 | Basketball |

Clippers lose to Pelicans without injured guards Austin Rivers

New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday, right, shoots as Los Angeles Clippers forward Tobias Harris defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, April 9, 2018, in Los Angeles.

10/04 | Basketball |

Thomas Tuchel agrees to two-year deal to become PSG manager

But the Champions League, a tournament the French side were tipped to win ahead of the season, is where the heads expect improvement, given the side's shortcomings against Real Madrid this season.

10/04 | Basketball |

Chris Broussard: 'Some sentiment' Kyrie Irving's injury could risk season

Without Irving or Hayward in the lineup, the Celtics lack a true go-to guy on the offensive end.

22/03 | Basketball |

Oladipo helps Pacers rally past Lakers 110-100

Instead, with Oladipo leading the way, Indiana dug down, defended and finally flipped the game just in time to give the Lakers their third consecutive loss and fifth straight in Indianapolis.

20/03 | Basketball |

Boston Celtics: Isaiah Thomas teases fans over sensational return

He had to deal with a length spell on the sidelines battling back from injury before trying to integrate himself into the set-up with LeBron James and Co.

19/03 | Basketball |

Clippers fall two games from playoff spot

The Clippers started their NBA-high 32nd different starting lineup, re-inserting guard Milos Teodosic as a starter and putting sixth-man extraordinaire Lou Williams back with the reserves.

19/03 | Basketball |

The Washington Wizards edged out the Boston Celtics 125-124

The Wizards had trailed throughout much of the contest but clawed themselves back to force the first overtime in the most dramatic of fashions.

15/03 | Basketball |

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