1. NBA Playoffs 2017: Updated Conference Brackets, Postseason Records and Odds

    Only four teams remain in the hunt for the NBA finals after the Boston Celtics eliminated the Washington Wizards Monday night behind an unlikely heroic performance from Kelly Olynyk , who exploded for 26 points off the bench...

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  2. Biggest Offseason Priorities and Targets for Washington Wizards

    Winning on the road in the NBA playoffs is hard. Just ask the Washington Wizards , who couldn't muster a single victory away from the Verizon Center in Round 2 and wound up one 'W' short of the Eastern Conference as a result...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 9 days ago 10,519 reads 0 comments

  3. Metrics 101: Ranking Every NBA No. 1 Pick in the Lottery Era

    On June 22, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver will stride across a stage at the Barclays Center and announce the newest No. 1 pick. That player, whether it's Markelle Fultz, Lonzo Ball or a surprise selection, will immediately be both blessed and cursed...

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  4. John Wall Says Wizards Season Wasn't 'Satisfying' After Game 7 Loss vs. Celtics

    John Wall led the Washington Wizards to the second round of the playoffs but wasn't satisfied with the overall season following Monday's 115-105 loss to the Boston Celtics in Game 7 of their series...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 9 days ago 19,844 reads 0 comments

  5. Eastern Conference Finals Berth Vindicates Celtics' Quiet Trade Deadline

    In beating the Washington Wizards 115-105 on Monday night, the Boston Celtics earned so much more than an Eastern Conference Finals bid...

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  6. James Harden Sued by Moses Malone Jr. for Allegedly Orchestrating Robbery

    Houston Rockets star James Harden has reportedly been sued by Moses Malone Jr., who is the son of NBA legend Moses Malone. On Monday, Isiah Carey of Fox 26 in Houston reported Malone Jr...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 9 days ago 153,144 reads 0 comments

  7. Brad Stevens Discusses Celtics vs. Cavaliers Series After Game 7 Win vs. Wizards

    Boston Celtics head coach Brad Stevens knows his team will be underdogs against the Cleveland Cavaliers in the Eastern Conference Finals, but he's looking forward to facing off with the defending champions...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 9 days ago 7,660 reads 0 comments

  8. Isaiah Thomas, Kelly Olynyk Talk Celtics' Game 7 Win vs. Wizards in NBA Playoffs

    The Boston Celtics advanced to the Eastern Conference Finals Monday with a 115-105 victory over the Washington Wizards in Game 7 of their second-round series...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 9 days ago 3,893 reads 0 comments

  9. Celtics vs. Cavaliers Eastern Conference Finals 2017 Schedule, TV Info Announced

    After a dance-filled weeklong break, the Cleveland Cavaliers finally have an Eastern Conference Finals opponent...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 9 days ago 54,939 reads 0 comments

  10. Isaiah Thomas, Celtics Beat Wizards in Game 7, Will Face LeBron James, Cavaliers

    The Boston Celtics are headed to the Eastern Conference Finals for the first time since 2012 after beating the Washington Wizards 115-105 in Game 7 Monday night in TD Garden...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 9 days ago 45,017 reads 0 comments

  11. Kawhi Leonard's Injury Is a Shame, but Was Zaza Pachulia's Play Really Dirty?

    OAKLAND, Calif. — The day after the foot slide heard ‘round the basketball world, the Golden State Warriors practice facility was awash in smiles and laughs...

    Erik Malinowski Written by Erik Malinowski about 9 days ago 119,612 reads 0 comments

  12. Everything You Need to Know About Los Angeles Lakers' Crucial Draft Lottery

    LOS ANGELES — On Tuesday, the Los Angeles Lakers will learn their fate. Did their late season, five-game winning streak cost the franchise two first-round picks? The answer will be determined by lottery , with the Lakers owning a 46...

    Eric Pincus Written by Eric Pincus about 9 days ago 30,830 reads 0 comments

  13. Kawhi Leonard Diagnosed with Sprained Ankle, Doubtful for Game 2 vs. Warriors

    The San Antonio Spurs announced Monday that Kawhi Leonard is doubtful for Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals on Tuesday against the Golden State Warriors because of a sprained left ankle...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 9 days ago 14,671 reads 0 comments

  14. Damian Lillard Drops New Song over Drake's 'Free Smoke'

    If this whole basketball thing doesn't pan out for Damian Lillard , at least he has his rhyming skills to fall back on. The Blazers point guard, who raps under the stage name Dame D...

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  15. Cavs Guard Deron Williams Owns MMA Gym, Wants to Compete in BJJ in the Future

    You never know where you might find an MMA fan. Back when the sport was underground, they could be anywhere—at work or school, sitting next to you at a movie theatre or alongside you on a treadmill at the gym...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 9 days ago 43,006 reads 0 comments

  16. Alvin Gentry, Dell Demps Retained as Pelicans Head Coach, General Manager

    The New Orleans Pelicans will bring back Alvin Gentry for his third season as head coach in 2017-18. Scott Kushner of The Advocate shared word from o wner Tom Benson and executive ...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 9 days ago 265 reads 0 comments

  17. Zaza Pachulia Reportedly Won't Be Punished for Play That Injured Kawhi Leonard

    Golden State Warriors big man Zaza Pachulia has been the subject of criticism since San Antonio Spurs star Kawhi Leonard suffered an injury landing on his foot, but the NBA will reportedly not pursue further action...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 9 days ago 29,882 reads 0 comments

  18. Meet Isaiah Hartenstein: Dirk Nowitzki-Sized Big Man and 2017 NBA Draft Sleeper

    Germany's Isaiah Hartenstein has been popping up on big boards all over the country. As the NBA Lottery draws closer and closer, which team will inch towards one of the Euroleague's biggest stars? Watch above...

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  19. Clippers Announce Agua Caliente Clippers of Ontario D-League Team

    The Los Angeles Clippers announced Monday they're establishing an expansion team in the NBA D-League. The Agua Caliente Clippers of Ontario will begin play at the start of the 2017-18 season in Ontario, Calif...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 9 days ago 3,489 reads 0 comments

  20. Andre Iguodala Questionable for Game 2 vs. Spurs with Knee Injury

    Golden State Warriors forward Andre Iguodala is questionable for Game 2 against the San Antonio Spurs due to left knee soreness, per Rosalyn Gold-Onwude of NBC Sports...

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  21. Zaza Pachulia Responds to Gregg Popovich's Criticism, Says He's Not Dirty

    After San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich called him out for a closeout that aggravated Kawhi Leonard's ankle injury, Golden State Warriors center Zaza Pachulia is remaining ...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 9 days ago 54,389 reads 0 comments

  22. Spurs Reportedly Haven't Asked for Review of Zaza Pachulia Foul on Kawhi Leonard

    The San Antonio Spurs have not asked the NBA league office to review Zaza Pachulia's foul on Kawhi Leonard from the team's 113-111 loss to the Golden State Warriors during Game ...

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  23. NBA Mock Draft 2017: Latest 1st-Round Projections for Best Prospects

    The onslaught of NBA draft hype bleeds into a new week thanks to the upcoming lottery. On Tuesday, the futures of those teams (un)lucky enough to have their names scribbled ...

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  24. Phil Jackson Damaged Carmelo Anthony's Trade Stock, According to NBA Execs

    As New York Knicks team president Phil Jackson continues to publicly push Carmelo Anthony to waive his no-trade clause, he is also reportedly damaging his All-Star's trade value around the league...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 9 days ago 25,378 reads 0 comments

  25. 2017 NBA Draft Lottery: Full Odds and Teams with Most at Stake

    The 2017 NBA draft is still more than a month away, but that doesn't mean some of the biggest draft drama isn't already here...

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