1. Kevin Durant Active for Game 4 of Warriors vs. Blazers After Leg Injury Recovery

    The Golden State Warriors announced Kevin Durant is available to play in Game 4 Monday night against the Portland Trail Blazers . NBC Sports Bay Area's Rosalyn Gold-Onwude added the team doesn't have a minutes restriction for Durant...

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  2. Clippers' Austin Rivers to Play in Game 5 After Recovering from Hamstring Injury

    Los Angeles Clippers guard Austin Rivers is set to return to the lineup for Tuesday's Game 5 against the Utah Jazz . However, head coach Doc Rivers expects him to be on a minutes restriction, per Brad Turner of the Los Angeles Times ...

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  3. Cleveland Cavaliers Post Historically Slim Winning Margin in 4-Game Sweep

    The Cleveland Cavaliers finished off their sweep of the Indiana Pacers with a 106-102 victory Sunday, but it wasn't as dominant a showing in the first round as the series score would indicate...

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  4. James Harden Reveals Ankle Injury, Says He'll Be 'Ready to Go' for Game 5

    Houston Rockets star James Harden revealed Monday that he's suffering from an ankle injury but said it won't jeopardize his status for the Rockets' Game 5 clash with the Oklahoma City Thunder , ESPN...

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  5. Jazz Mascot Lays Out Clippers Fan Who Knocked over Young Kid in Bubble Race

    Justice, thy name is Jazz Bear. During a stoppage in Sunday night's clash between fifth-seeded Utah and the fourth-seeded Los Angeles Clippers, the Jazz mascot absolutely drilled an enemy fan who knocked over a young boy in a bubble-ball race...

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  6. NBA Playoffs 2017: Postseason Standings, Championship Odds and Predictions

    The Cleveland Cavaliers took care of business on Sunday, knocking off the Indiana Pacers 106-102. In the process, Cleveland became the first team in the 2016-17 NBA playoffs to advance to Round 2...

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  7. Kristaps Porzingis 'Absolutely' Wants to Stay with Knicks, Talks on Phil Jackson

    Knicks forward Kristaps Porzingis said he wants to spend his entire career in New York but acknowledged winning is the most important factor in deciding his long-term future...

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  8. 2017 NBA Mock Draft: Prospects Facing Major Fall Down Draft Boards

    The NBA draft process can be cold. On the NFL side of things, prospects who fall down boards for one reason or another at least get some spotlight and explanation as to why...

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  9. 'Just Tell 'Em the Truth': With Steve Kerr Out, Backup Dubs Coach Governs Simply

    PORTLAND—Mike Brown, taking over one of the most talented teams in NBA history, just wants his routine back. “I really want to go to Starbucks right now...

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  10. NBA Playoff Schedule 2017: Updated Bracket Dates, TV Network List and More

    Heading into the opening round of the NBA playoffs, there were two primary certainties: 1. LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers would win...

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  11. Kristaps Porzingis Will Play for Latvia in 2017 EuroBasket

    New York Knicks forward Kristaps Porzingis will play for Latvia in the 2017 EuroBasket championship, he announced at a press conference Monday. Andrejs Silins of Sportacentrs...

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  12. NBA Mock Draft After the Declaration Deadline

    The deadline to declare for the 2017 NBA draft has passed, but the field isn't set in stone. Prospects who've put their names in still have until after the NBA combine in May to return to school...

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  13. NBA Rookie of the Year 2017: Top Award Candidates and Announcement Date

    For 31 games, the NBA 's Rookie of the Year Award looked like Joel Embiid 's to lose. However, a season-ending meniscus tear dashed those thoughts and muddied the waters...

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  14. Isaiah Thomas Talks to Media for 1st Time Since Sister's Death After Celtics Win

    Boston Celtics All-Star Isaiah Thomas scored 33 points in his team's Game 4 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Sunday, but he said his mind is not completely focused on basketball in his first comments to the media since his sister's death...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 21 hours ago 21,123 reads 0 comments

  15. Joe Johnson, Jazz Beat Clippers 105-98 in Rudy Gobert's Return, Tie Series at 2

    Not even food poisoning could stop the Utah Jazz from tying their playoff series against the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday. Utah evened the series at two games apiece with a 105-98 victory at Vivint Smart Home Arena...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 21 hours ago 52,753 reads 0 comments

  16. Gordon Hayward Exits Game 4 of Clippers vs. Jazz Due to Food Poisoning

    The Utah Jazz announced star forward Gordon Hayward was ruled out for the remainder of Sunday's playoff game against the Los Angeles Clippers with food poisoning after he played nine minutes in the first half...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 23 hours ago 18,168 reads 0 comments

  17. Fred Hoiberg Rips Refs for Officiating of Isaiah Thomas After Bulls' Game 4 Loss

    Chicago Bulls head coach Fred Hoiberg had some criticisms for the referees after his team's 104-95 loss to the Boston Celtics at United Center on Sunday...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 24 hours ago 53,093 reads 0 comments

  18. Isaiah Thomas Propels Celtics to 104-95 Win vs. Bulls to Even Series at 2

    So long, 2-0 deficit. The Boston Celtics beat the Chicago Bulls 104-95 at the United Center on Sunday in Game 4 of the teams' first-round playoff series. After dropping the first two at home, the No...

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  19. James Harden Reveals Ankle Injury After Rockets' Game 4 Win vs. Thunder

    A quiet Game 4 from James Harden can apparently be blamed on an ankle injury. The Houston Rockets star told ESPN's Lisa Salters he suffered the injury in Game 3 and it slowed ...

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  20. Rudy Gobert Returns for Game 4 vs. Clippers After Recovering from Knee Injury

    The Utah Jazz received a nice boost in Game 4 with the return of center Rudy Gobert . The team announced the news pre-game after Tony Jones of the Salt Lake Tribune first reported Gobert's return...

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  21. Kevin Durant Questionable for Game 3 vs. Trail Blazers After Practicing Friday

    Golden State Warriors small forward Kevin Durant is officially questionable for Saturday night's Game 3 against the Portland Trail Blazers after he participated in practice Friday, according to ESPN...

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  22. Biggest Offseason Priorities and Targets for Indiana Pacers

    The Indiana Pacers had every opportunity to spring a first-round upset over the Cleveland Cavaliers .In Game 1, C.J. Miles misfired on a clean look at what would’ve been the winning shot...

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  23. James Harden, Nene Outduel Russell Westbrook as Rockets Win Game 4 vs. Thunder

    Despite an off game from James Harden , the Houston Rockets took a commanding 3-1 series lead against the Oklahoma City Thunder following a 113-109 win in the first round of the 2017 NBA playoffs...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 1 day ago 15,543 reads 0 comments

  24. Former 5-Star SG Hamidou Diallo Enters 2017 NBA Draft, Doesn't Hire Agent

    Guard Hamidou Diallo never played a game for the Kentucky Wildcats, but he announced he is entering the NBA draft Sunday on his Twitter page: Diallo did note in his message ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 day ago 41,099 reads 0 comments

  25. Russell Westbrook, Reporter Have Heated Exchange After Question on OKC Struggles

    Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook expressed his frustration with a reporter's question during a postgame press conference following the Thunder's 113-109 Game 4 defeat to the Houston Rockets at Chesapeake Energy Arena on Sunday...

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