1. Hornets vs. Heat: Game 2 Score and Twitter Reaction from 2016 NBA Playoffs

    The Charlotte Hornets may have had the ninth-ranked defense in the NBA during the regular season, but the Miami Heat didn't get the memo as they collected their second straight ...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 15 days ago 14,961 reads 95 comments

  2. Thibodeau Hiring Sets Up T-Wolves and Their New Coach to Create Lasting Legacy

    The Minnesota Timberwolves are going to be a winning team, effective immediately. They could even be the NBA 's next great power after the Golden State Warriors ' current era...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 15 days ago 98,037 reads 228 comments

  3. Nicolas Batum Injury: Updates on Hornets Forward's Ankle and Return

    Charlotte Hornets guard Nicolas Batum had been held out of the lineup since he suffered a left ankle sprain in Game 2 against the Miami Heat on April 20. However, he has been cleared to return to the court...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 15 days ago 14,231 reads 64 comments

  4. NBA Betting Preview: Golden State Warriors vs. Houston Rockets Game 3 Odds

    The Golden State Warriors may not need reigning NBA MVP Stephen Curry to beat the Houston Rockets in their first-round playoff series, but the defending champs might need him ...

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  5. Charlotte Hornets vs. Miami Heat: Live Score, Analysis for Game 2

    The Miami Heat took a 2-0 lead against the Charlotte Hornets in their first-round series Wednesday night with an 115-103 victory. A monster offensive performance in the first half for the Heat (72 points, 74...

    Jared  Johnson Written by Jared Johnson about 15 days ago 6,031 reads 45 comments

  6. Are Tom Thibodeau and the Young Minnesota Timberwolves a Good Fit?

    According to ESPN's Marc Stein , the Minnesota Timberwolves are finalizing a deal to bring in Tom Thibodeau as their new head coach and president of basketball operations...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 15 days ago 10,880 reads 133 comments

  7. Why the Entire NBA Playoffs Could Hinge on Stephen Curry's Ankle

    Stephen Curry 's mysterious ankle is injecting uncertainty into his team, a season and an ongoing playoff race whose fates have felt predetermined since November...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 15 days ago 35,648 reads 110 comments

  8. UNINTERRUPTED: Draymond Green Reflects on Game 2 Win Without Steph Curry

    Draymond Green reflects on the Golden State Warriors ' pivotal Game 2 win without Stephen Curry , and he looks ahead to Game 3 versus the "physical" Rockets in Houston on Thursday...

    UNINTERRUPTED Written by UNINTERRUPTED about 15 days ago 678 reads 2 comments

  9. Cold Hard Fact for Wednesday, April 20, 2016

    Fact: Tuesday night marked the first time in 243 playoff games that Tim Duncan did not have a made field goal...

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  10. 2016 NBA Draft Prospects: Breaking Down Future of Oklahoma's Buddy Hield

    Before exploding for one of the most impressive individual seasons in recent memory, Buddy Hield had reached out to the NBA for some feedback on his 2015 draft stock...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 15 days ago 23,543 reads 72 comments

  11. Russell Westbrook's Dancing Sparks Reaction from Charlie Villanueva

    Dallas Mavericks forward Charlie Villanueva wasn't amused with the pregame dance routine between Oklahoma City Thunder point guards Russell Westbrook and Cameron Payne before Game 2 of the teams' first-round playoff series...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 15 days ago 9,623 reads 22 comments

  12. NBA Betting Preview: Portland Trail Blazers vs. Los Angeles Clippers Game 2 Odds

    In a series that has recently been one-sided dating back to the regular season, the Los Angeles Clippers will try to defeat the Portland Trail Blazers for a fifth straight time in Game 2 at L...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by OddsShark.com about 15 days ago 3,224 reads 3 comments

  13. NBA Betting Preview: Detroit Pistons vs. Cleveland Cavaliers Game 2 Odds

    The Detroit Pistons did just about everything right in Game 1 against the Cleveland Cavaliers except win it, falling just short in a 106-101 road loss...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by OddsShark.com about 15 days ago 1,875 reads 0 comments

  14. Don't Overlook LeBron James' 1st-Round Dominance in NBA Playoffs

    Facing LeBron James in the first round is essentially a death sentence for opposing teams. After failing to reach the playoffs during his first two seasons, James-led teams have qualified for the past 11 postseasons...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 15 days ago 59,168 reads 256 comments

  15. NBA Mock Draft 2016: Bold Predictions for Low-Profile Prospects

    While we are still a long way from the 2016 NBA draft on June 23, there are a number of prospects who aren't getting the hype they deserve...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 15 days ago 5,438 reads 0 comments

  16. NBA Playoffs 2016: Updated Postseason Schedule, Dates and Predictions

    The first-round matchups in this year's NBA playoffs have mostly been duds so far. There have been several blowouts, both between opponents with comparable credentials and those with far different resumes...

    Jared  Johnson Written by Jared Johnson about 15 days ago 6,598 reads 1 comments

  17. TNT Preview of Warriors-Rockets Series Lists Games 5, 6 and 7 as 'Not Necessary'

    After two commanding victories over the Houston Rockets in the opening round of the NBA playoffs, the Golden State Warriors are in position to break out the brooms. Just ask TNT...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 16 days ago 143,523 reads 121 comments

  18. Chris 'Birdman' Andersen Hits Grizzlies Coach Dave Joerger with Brutal High-5

    Chris "Birdman" Andersen has never been known for being cuddly. As the big man exited Tuesday's Game 2 against the host San Antonio Spurs, he unleashed a vicious high-five that could've dislocated head coach Dave Joerger's arm...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 16 days ago 11,893 reads 8 comments

  19. Dennis Schroder Injury: Updates on Hawks Guard's Ankle and Return

    Atlanta Hawks point guard Dennis Schroder went down with a left ankle injury near the final minute of April 19's 89-72 Game 2 win over the Boston Celtics . However, he has been cleared to return to the lineup...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 16 days ago 3,152 reads 7 comments

  20. Celtics vs. Hawks: Game 2 Score and Twitter Reaction from 2016 NBA Playoffs

    Poor as their start was in the series opener, the Boston Celtics got off to an even worse beginning in Tuesday's Game 2 against the Atlanta Hawks at Philips Arena. Once again, they were unable to recover enough to avoid a loss...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 16 days ago 10,368 reads 111 comments

  21. Atlanta Hawks Mascot's Attempt to Hop from 1 Section to Another Goes Horribly

    Ouch. Right in the feathers. During Tuesday's Game 2 against the visiting Boston Celtics, the Atlanta Hawks mascot had a disaster. Harry the Hawk was trying to hop from one section of seats to another, but he misjudged his leap...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 16 days ago 9,187 reads 7 comments

  22. Portland Trail Blazers Must Contain Chris Paul, J.J. Redick to Save Season

    LOS ANGELES — There are several important matchups to watch as the Los Angeles Clippers and Portland Trail Blazers do battle in their first-round series...

    Michael Pina Written by Michael Pina about 16 days ago 8,269 reads 47 comments

  23. Celtics Set NBA Record for Lowest-Scoring 1st Quarter in Playoff History

    After shooting 36.3 percent from the field in their 102-101 Game 1 loss to the Atlanta Hawks on Saturday, the Boston Celtics couldn't shake their offensive woes when Game 2 rolled around Tuesday evening...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 16 days ago 41,519 reads 127 comments

  24. Kent Bazemore's 3-Point Attempt Rolls Around the Rim 5 Times Before Going In

    A minute into Tuesday night's Game 2 against the Boston Celtics, Atlanta Hawks forward Kent Bazemore scoffed at the laws of physics. After picking off a pass from Jae Crowder, Bazemore pulled up from deep...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 16 days ago 2,376 reads 3 comments

  25. Stephen Curry Injury Update: Warriors Star Comments on Status for Game 3

    Golden State Warriors fans can relax a bit after star guard Stephen Curry spoke with the media about his injured ankle, per Marcus Thompson II of the Mercury News on Tuesday...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 16 days ago 12,121 reads 9 comments