The San Antonio Spurs and Phoenix Suns wrapped up first-round National Basketball Association playoff series and will meet in the Western Conference semifinals.
Rick Welts said he’s stepping down as president and chief executive officer of the Phoenix Suns, four months after disclosing that he’s gay.
It was more than a routine case of teenage shoplifting.
The Phoenix Suns fired coach Alvin Gentry with the National Basketball Association team in last place in the Western Conference.
The Boston Celtics beat the Orlando Magic 96-84 to reach the National Basketball Association’s championship series, where they’ll be seeking their 18th NBA title.
Amare Stoudemire scored 21 points and the Phoenix Suns used an 18-3 run in the fourth quarter to beat the Los Angeles Lakers 115-106 and even the Western Conference finals at two games apiece.