1. Blake Griffin's Triple-Double Puts Clippers in Driver's Seat vs. Rockets

    With Chris Paul out and the beleaguered Los Angeles Clippers barely recovered from a brutal first-round series, the Houston Rockets approached Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals confident they could win at half-speed...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 4 hours ago 11,435 reads 117 comments

  2. David Blatt Left Looking for Answers as Cavs Hope to Rebound in Game 2 vs. Bulls

    CLEVELAND — All Monday night, it seemed as if LeBron James, his coach and his teammates were just throwing stuff at walls, hoping that something stuck, only to see everything eventually slide sadly down to the floor...

    Ethan Skolnick Written by Ethan Skolnick about 4 hours ago 17,451 reads 100 comments

  3. Even Without Paul, Clippers Beat Rockets in Game 1

    The Clippers pulled off a 117-101 win over the Houston Rockets in Game 1 of their second-round playoff series at Toyota Center on Monday...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 4 hours ago 161 reads 0 comments

  4. Sloppy Play Catches Up to Rockets Late in Game 1 Loss

    For all the Clippers lacked, from their presumed indispensable star to time since their sensational first-round series to catch their breath, they had the quality the Rockets lacked in and needed most...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 4 hours ago 23 reads 0 comments

  5. Clippers vs. Rockets: Game 1 Score and Twitter Reaction from 2015 NBA Playoffs

    Going forward, starting Austin Rivers at point guard may not be the most optimal strategy for the Los Angeles Clippers. But it didn't matter Monday night, as L.A...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 5 hours ago 19,632 reads 263 comments

  6. McHale Calls out Rockets for '7th Grade' Turnovers

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  7. Otto Porter Emerging as Washington Wizards' Biggest Playoff X-Factor

    The Washington Wizards ' postseason run has been full of pleasant surprises. Paul Pierce has taken an extended soak in the NBA 's fountain of youth, John Wall 's worked as a pick-and-roll clinician, and the team's defense ranks No...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 5 hours ago 1,403 reads 6 comments

  8. Draymond Reacts to Curry Winning MVP

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  9. Doc Rivers Talks Trash to Houston Rockets Fans During Timeout

    Doc Rivers heard what the world was saying: Without Chris Paul , his team didn ’t stand a chance against the Houston Rockets. Well, the world was wrong...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 5 hours ago 36,655 reads 158 comments

  10. Rose 'Not Worried' About Shoulder Stinger in Game 1

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  11. Vintage Derrick Rose Puts Cavs on Heels with Statement Game 1

    The Chicago Bulls ’ season and their title hopes have always hinged on Derrick Rose . Remove everything else—other injuries, awkward frontcourt fits, the combustibility ...

    Sean Highkin Written by Sean Highkin about 6 hours ago 34,428 reads 211 comments

  12. Video: Rose Hits Step-Back 3-Pointer over LeBron

    The Cleveland Cavaliers have had no answer for the Chicago Bulls in Game 1. With big stars like Derrick Rose and LeBron James doing battle, all eyes have been on the two superstars...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 7 hours ago 85 reads 0 comments

  13. Dwight Howard Soars for Monstrous Alley-Oop Versus Clippers

    Dwight Howard continues to make regulation baskets look like Nerf hoops in his backyard. Early in the second quarter of his Houston Rockets’ Western Conference Semifinals ...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 7 hours ago 5,635 reads 11 comments

  14. Video: Ariza Throws Alley-Oop to Howard

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  15. Rose 'Not Worried' About Shoulder Stinger from Game 1

    Rose: "it was a stinger and it was my first time having one. Went away in 5-10 minutes. It's something I'm not worried about...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 7 hours ago 22 reads 0 comments

  16. Dwight Howard Rises Up for Huge Block on Blake Griffin

    Dwight Howard has one rule in life: no easy buckets. In the opening minutes of the Houston Rockets’ second-round bout against the Los Angeles Clippers, D12 went into orbit ...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 8 hours ago 12,071 reads 6 comments

  17. Derrick Rose, Jimmy Butler Shine as Bulls Beat Cavs in Game 1

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 8 hours ago 191 reads 0 comments

  18. Bulls vs. Cavaliers: Game 1 Score and Twitter Reaction from 2015 NBA Playoffs

    The Chicago Bulls went into Quicken Loans Arena on Monday night and walked out with a 1-0 series lead in the Eastern Conference Semifinals against the Cleveland Cavaliers. Chicago picked up a 99-92 victory on the road...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 8 hours ago 50,085 reads 388 comments

  19. Watch: Rockets vs. Clippers on TNT OT

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  20. Bulls Steal One from Cavs in Cleveland

    CLEVELAND, Ohio – The Chicago Bulls walked into The Q and stole a game from the Cavaliers with an 99-92 win on Monday night to take Game 1 of the semi-finals round...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 8 hours ago 95 reads 1 comments

  21. DeMarre Carroll Raising 2015 Free-Agent Price Tag with Scorching NBA Playoffs

    The Atlanta Hawks have been defined by collective success all season long, but one individual is starting to stand out and bask in the postseason spotlight with unrestricted free agency on the horizon...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 9 hours ago 1,612 reads 12 comments

  22. Watch: Rose Hits Stepback 3 over LeBron

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  23. Warriors Have No Choice but to Max out Draymond Green in 2015 NBA Free Agency

    It's hard to remember when it happened, but at some point during Draymond Green's breakout year—amid the floor burns, buried threes and vice-grip rebounds—a growing fear gripped fans of the Golden State Warriors ...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 9 hours ago 5,636 reads 32 comments

  24. Kyrie Irving Puts Sick Handle on Display Before Acrobatic Layup Versus Bulls

    Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving showcased his slick ball-handling abilities late in the second quarter of his team’s Eastern Conference semifinal showdown with the Chicago Bulls...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 10 hours ago 8,210 reads 54 comments

  25. NBA Playoffs 2015: Updated Standings, Predictions After Sunday's Results

    One should never read too much into a single game, especially the opening game, in a NBA playoff series...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 10 hours ago 1,228 reads 0 comments