1. LA Lakers Brass Still Can't See Obvious Path Forward After Byron Scott Firing

    LOS ANGELES — There was a temptation for Jim Buss and Mitch Kupchak to keep Byron Scott on as head coach. At least it would've projected some semblance of stability for the proud Los Angeles Lakers ...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 10 days ago 198,881 reads 209 comments

  2. NBA Betting Preview: Miami Heat vs. Charlotte Hornets Game 4 Odds, Analysis

    In a playoff series that was expected to be the best matchup of the first round, the Charlotte Hornets will host the Miami Heat in Game 4 on Monday looking to pull even at 2-2...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by OddsShark.com about 10 days ago 3,453 reads 3 comments

  3. NBA Playoff Schedule 2016: Updated Bracket, Dates, TV Network List and More

    The NBA playoffs didn't begin with the excitement and intrigue they normally possess. The basketball world has been treated to numerous blowouts and one-sided decisions...

    Danny Webster Written by Danny Webster about 10 days ago 12,228 reads 0 comments

  4. Stephen Curry Cried After Being Told He Couldn't Return vs. Rockets in Game 4

    Golden State Warriors fans weren't the only ones upset that Stephen Curry couldn't return to Sunday's Game 4 121-94 victory over the Houston Rockets because of an injury...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 10 days ago 191,633 reads 348 comments

  5. Cavaliers Can Be Optimistic in Title Quest Despite Their Own Vulnerabilities

    While it wasn't easy, the Cleveland Cavaliers became just the second NBA team to sweep their first-round opponent this season and are one step closer to a title...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 10 days ago 36,178 reads 111 comments

  6. Top 2016 Offseason Priorities for the Memphis Grizzlies

    After running into an implacable San Antonio Spurs train , the plucky Memphis Grizzlies exited the first round of the Western Conference Playoffs, failing to win a single game...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 10 days ago 653 reads 0 comments

  7. Reggie Jackson Advocates for NBA Officials to Be Punished for Bad Calls

    As Reggie Jackson 's three-point attempt from the top of the key fell short at the buzzer Sunday night, the Detroit Pistons lost to the Cleveland Cavaliers , 100-98, and were swept out of the first round of the playoffs...

    Mike Norris Written by Mike Norris about 10 days ago 12,892 reads 38 comments

  8. Luke Walton Named Lakers Head Coach

    The Los Angeles Lakers fired Byron Scott on April 24, but it didn't take them long to find his replacement, as the team announced it has chosen its next head coach. Continue for updates...

    Danny Webster Written by Danny Webster about 10 days ago 102,710 reads 225 comments

  9. Ranking the Best Destinations for the Top 2016 NBA Draft Prospects

    The spot on the board where a prospect gets taken becomes irrelevant the day after the NBA draft. It's his destination that could determine the next five years of his career. Team fit plays an enormous role in an NBA prospect's development...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 11 days ago 376 reads 0 comments

  10. Cavaliers vs. Pistons: Game 4 Score and Twitter Reaction from 2016 NBA Playoffs

    LeBron James wants to win a title for The Land, and the Detroit Pistons weren't going to stand in his way in the first round...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 11 days ago 21,755 reads 264 comments

  11. Byron Scott Fired by Lakers: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

    The Los Angeles Lakers   announced they have fired head coach Byron Scott on Sunday following the team's third consecutive season of missing the playoffs. Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical initially reported the news, citing sources...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 11 days ago 123,185 reads 451 comments

  12. Miami Heat Won't Reach Postseason Potential Until They Shed Inconsistencies

    Before the Miami Heat ventured out for their first road test of the 2016 NBA playoffs, Dwyane Wade shared the kind of sage advice only a battle-tested vet possesses...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 11 days ago 2,774 reads 13 comments

  13. Jeff Teague Holds Ball for 15 Seconds, Loses It While Attempting Buzzer-Beater

    The Atlanta Hawks’ final possession in the fourth quarter of Sunday’s Game 4 against the Boston Celtics was downright painful to watch...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 11 days ago 11,688 reads 9 comments

  14. Golden State Warriors Need Over-the-Top Confidence More Than Ever

    Stephen Curry returned to play Game 4 against the Houston Rockets Sunday, but the restoration of order that was supposed to accompany him never showed up...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 11 days ago 42,695 reads 135 comments

  15. Spurs Taking Plenty of Positives into 2nd Round Following Sweep of Grizzlies

    One never knows what might happen in an NBA playoff series, as injuries and prolonged stretches of unexpected ineffectiveness can turn a matchup 180 degrees...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 11 days ago 22,320 reads 87 comments

  16. Warriors vs. Rockets: Game 4 Score and Twitter Reaction from 2016 NBA Playoffs

    The Golden State Warriors outscored the Houston Rockets 65-38 in the second half en route to a 121-94 victory Sunday in the Toyota Center. With the win, the reigning champions own a 3-1 first-round lead in the 2016 NBA playoffs...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 11 days ago 33,589 reads 197 comments

  17. Grizzlies Head Coach Dave Joerger Praises Team, Cries After Sweep vs. Spurs

    Despite getting swept by the San Antonio Spurs in the first round of the NBA playoffs, Memphis Grizzlies head coach Dave Joerger couldn't be more proud of his team. The No...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 11 days ago 15,595 reads 26 comments

  18. Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook Fined for Actions in Game 4 vs. Mavericks

    The Oklahoma City Thunder took a commanding 3-1 lead in their first-round playoff series against the Dallas Mavericks with a 119-108 victory Saturday, but superstars Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook did not escape without punishment...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 11 days ago 76,139 reads 40 comments

  19. Vince Carter Comments on Possibility of Retirement After Loss vs. Spurs

    Nearly two weeks after saying goodbye to Kobe Bryant , another future Hall of Fame guard was asked if he'd be stepping away from the game. Vince Carter said he's here to stay. "I feel good...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 11 days ago 17,888 reads 28 comments

  20. Patrick Beverley Injury: Updates on Rockets Guard's Hamstring and Return

    Houston Rockets point guard Patrick Beverley left the court against the Golden State Warriors  on April 24 with a hamstring injury . However, he's ready to make his return.  Continue for updates...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 11 days ago 8,126 reads 23 comments

  21. Stephen Curry Injury: Updates on Warriors Star's Knee and Return

    Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry suffered a Grade 1 MCL sprain in his right knee after slipping during Game 4 against the Houston Rockets on April 24...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 11 days ago 339,496 reads 352 comments

  22. Hornets' Win Earns Franchise 1st Playoff Victory in 14 Years

    The Charlotte Hornets ' 96-80 win over the Miami Heat on Saturday earned the franchise its first playoff victory since 2002, per ESPN Stats & Info ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 11 days ago 1,381 reads 6 comments

  23. Spurs vs. Grizzlies: Game 4 Score and Twitter Reaction from 2016 NBA Playoffs

    The San Antonio Spurs successfully swept the undermanned Memphis Grizzlies on Sunday, fighting off a commendable opening half from the hosts before pulling away for a 116-95 victory at FedExForum...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 11 days ago 8,301 reads 14 comments

  24. Top 2016 Offseason Priorities for the Washington Wizards

    After failing to thrive in the improved Eastern Conference, the Washington Wizards missed out on the postseason, concluding with a mediocre 41-41 record...

    Vytis Lasaitis Written by Vytis Lasaitis about 11 days ago 9,653 reads 31 comments

  25. Plumlee Records Rare Stat Line in Game 3 Win over Clippers

    Portland Trail Blazers center Mason Plumlee had six points, 21 rebounds and nine assists in Saturday's 96-88 win over the Los Angeles Clippers , becoming the first player since ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 11 days ago 6,476 reads 2 comments