1. Granger Expected to Play in Game 1

    PLAYA VISTA – The Clippers were still more than an hour away from their first practice leading up to Game 1 of the Playoffs...

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  2. Wade 'A Lot Better' Health-Wise Than Last Year

    To say Sunday's playoff opener against the Charlotte Bobcats at AmericanAirlines Arena could be a breakthrough stands as the height of hyperbole. The Miami Heat , after all, have won the past 16 meetings...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 3 days ago 1,486 reads 2 comments

  3. Warriors TV Ratings Soar over Last Season

    SAN FRANCISCO, CA (April 17, 2014) – Comcast SportsNet Bay Area (@CSNAuthentic), the home of “Authentic Bay Area Sports,” has seen a significant rise in ratings for its Golden State Warriors telecasts during the 2013-14 NBA season...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 3 days ago 173 reads 0 comments

  4. George Ranks 15th in NBA Jersey Sales

    Paul George has one of the best-selling jerseys amongst all NBA players. The Pacers swingman rounds out the list of the 'Top 15 Most Popular NBA Jerseys,” based on sales at NBAStore...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 3 days ago 132 reads 0 comments

  5. Cavs Defend Brown, Want Him to Return

    INDEPENDENCE: They didn't always play hard for him, and at times they didn't seem to understand him. But with Mike Brown's future in limbo, multiple players lined up one by one the past few days to defend their first-year coach...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 3 days ago 1,838 reads 1 comments

  6. Report: Granger Expected to Play in Game 1

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  7. Celtics GM Danny Ainge Says Team Could Trade for All-Star During Offseason

    If a fast-forward option is available in the Boston Celtics ' rebuilding plan, general manager Danny Ainge won't hesitate to pull the trigger. The Celtics (25-57) need to upgrade their talent in a bad way...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 3 days ago 35,809 reads 140 comments

  8. Final Regular-Season Grades for Every Atlanta Hawks Player

    The Atlanta Hawks will post their first losing record since the 2006-07 season, but they are still a playoff club thanks to an anemic Eastern Conference...

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  9. 2014 NBA Mock Draft: Updated First-Round Picks After Latest Player Announcements

    NBA teams looking to scoop up some quality big men in the upcoming 2014 NBA draft received some unfortunate news from the Commonwealth recently when both Kentucky’s Willie ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 3 days ago 35,752 reads 8 comments

  10. New York Knicks Match 37-Win SCHOENE Projection That Team Previously Mocked

    Sometimes there aren't glitches in the computer. This is one of those times. Back in October, the SCHOENE system, a means of projecting wins developed by ESPN's Kevin Pelton ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 days ago 9,733 reads 29 comments

  11. The Miami Heat's Three-Peat Hype Tape

    The Miami Heat are heading into the playoffs with winning another championship on their minds. Will they achieve history and win their third championship in a row? Check out the ...

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  12. 2014 NBA Playoff Predictions: Complete Predictions Through the Finals

    Which team will survive the 2014 NBA playoffs and emerge as champion? It's anyone's guess at this point...

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  13. Vucevic Reiterates He Would "Love to Stay Long-Term

    One of the biggest decisions the Orlando Magic will have to make this offseason pertains to their starting center, Nik Vucevic...

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  14. Jeff Van Gundy Picks Rockets to Win It All

    ESPN analyst and former Rockets coach Jeff Van Gundy picked the Rockets on Thursday to win the NBA Finals, starting with a 4-1 win in their first-round playoff series and progressing to the Finals as the best team in the Western Conference...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 3 days ago 566 reads 0 comments

  15. NBA Playoff Predictions 2014: Projecting Finishes for Odds-on Favorites

    There are four odds-on favorites in the top-heavy 2014 NBA playoffs, and none of them are a surprise. The two-time defending champion Miami Heat lead the way with 2-1 odds despite being the Eastern Conference's No...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 3 days ago 5,279 reads 0 comments

  16. 2014 NBA Playoff Bracket: Final Postseason Picture and Round 1 TV Schedule

    The 2014 NBA playoff field has been set, as the regular season drew to a close on Wednesday. Several matchups were determined at the 11th hour, shaking up the postseason picture ...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 3 days ago 4,108 reads 0 comments

  17. NBA Playoff Schedule 2014: TV Coverage Guide and Complete Bracket

    It's officially the greatest time of year. The playoffs are here and the weather is gorgeous , right Joakim Noah ? In the West, teams like the San Antonio Spurs and Los Angeles Clippers have been great all season and appear primed for the playoffs..

    R. Cory Smith Written by R. Cory Smith about 3 days ago 973 reads 0 comments

  18. 2014 NBA Mock Draft: Post-Regular Season Edition

    With the NBA season over and the lottery odds set, we now have a pretty good idea of where most teams will be drafting. At this point, however, we're still waiting on a few key prospects to declare...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 3 days ago 125,665 reads 310 comments

  19. Brooklyn Nets vs. Toronto Raptors: Eastern Conference Round 1 Preview

    Neither the Toronto Raptors nor the Brooklyn Nets looked like playoff contenders early in the 2013-14 NBA season...

    Bryant Knox Written by Bryant Knox about 3 days ago 18,096 reads 195 comments

  20. Sacramento Kings: 10 Things We Learned This Season

    Another Sacramento Kings season is coming to a close, and with it comes another boatload of losses. The results may be the same, but this year was full of changes, changes that have Kings fans hopeful for the future...

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  21. Steve Clifford, Dave Joerger Named NBA Coaches of Month for April

    The Charlotte Bobcats ' Steve Clifford and the Memphis Grizzlies ' Dave Joerger today were named the NBA Eastern and Western Conference Coaches of the Month, respectively, for games played in April...

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  22. NBA Playoffs 2014: Championship Odds, Postseason Schedule and More

    Take a step back and catch your breath. The NBA regular season is over and the playoffs are officially upon us. As ridiculous and unpredictable as the regular season was, the postseason is expected to be much of the same...

    R. Cory Smith Written by R. Cory Smith about 3 days ago 974 reads 0 comments

  23. Houston Rockets vs. Portland Trail Blazers: Western Conference Round 1 Preview

    The Houston Rockets and Portland Trail Blazers will be a battle of similarities. Which high-powered, three-point gunning, run-and-fun offense will wear the other one out first? During the regular season, the answer to this question was Houston...

    Michael Pina Written by Michael Pina about 3 days ago 14,439 reads 169 comments

  24. ESPN 30 for 30 'Bad Boys': Date, TV Schedule and Pistons Documentary Preview

    The trailer's tagline says it all: " What if I told you that sometimes you gotta be bad...to be good?" That's the story of the "Bad Boy" Detroit Pistons in a nutshell. They were brash...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 3 days ago 18,887 reads 9 comments

  25. Final Regular-Season Grades for Every Indiana Pacers Player

    It will be interesting to find out how the Indiana Pacers fared in their final regular-season grades. Collectively, they were an "A" during the first half of the season when they roared off to a 40-12 record before the All-Star break...

    Poch de la Rosa Written by Poch de la Rosa about 3 days ago 2,309 reads 15 comments