1. 3 Questions We Can't Believe We're Asking from NBA Playoffs' 1st Round

    One thing up front: These are not special-edition NBA playoff hot takes. Think of them more like the questions that, if answered a certain way, could produce hot-take answers...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 1 day ago 130,497 reads 193 comments

  2. Top 2016 Offseason Priorities for the Philadelphia 76ers

    The Philadelphia 76ers are not a very good basketball team. There probably isn’t going to be a lot of controversy over that statement. That they aren’t that far from being one probably is controversial...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 1 day ago 6,504 reads 27 comments

  3. Carmelo Anthony Responds to Phil Jackson's Critique of Knicks' Play

    Earlier in April, New York Knicks president Phil Jackson said of the team and its superstar, Carmelo Anthony, " Some of our best games we played were when Carmelo didn't play and ...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 1 day ago 36,861 reads 151 comments

  4. DeMarcus Cousins Speaks on Isaiah Thomas Trade, Kings' Coaching Situation, More

    Sacramento Kings star DeMarcus Cousins is a lightning rod for controversy, which he tends to bring on himself, but the two-time All-Star did not hold back when describing where he and the team are at after another disappointing season...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 1 day ago 17,263 reads 52 comments

  5. Carmelo Anthony Comments on Triangle Offense, Knicks' Coaching Search, More

    New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony is at a career crossroads with a rebuilding franchise, but the 31-year-old hopes to have input on the team’s future direction. During an appearance Thursday on The Dan Patrick Show (via ESPN...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 1 day ago 25,949 reads 98 comments

  6. Doc Rivers Tears Up Thinking About Mother Prior to Game 5 vs. Blazers

    Prior to the Los Angeles Clippers' 108-98 Game 5 playoff loss to the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday, head coach Doc Rivers became emotional due to the subject of his late mother...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 1 day ago 546 reads 0 comments

  7. Top 2016 Offseason Priorities for the New Orleans Pelicans

    The New Orleans Pelicans finished their injury-riddled season with a 30-52 record, missing the playoffs for the fourth time in five years...

    Vytis Lasaitis Written by Vytis Lasaitis about 2 days ago 2,278 reads 11 comments

  8. NBA Betting Preview: Atlanta Hawks vs. Boston Celtics Game 6 Odds, Analysis

    The Boston Celtics have lost all three of their away games to the Atlanta Hawks in their first-round playoff series and will try to return the favor by winning their third straight at home in Game 6 on Thursday...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by OddsShark.com about 2 days ago 2,426 reads 0 comments

  9. Down 3-2, the LA Clippers Still Believe in Miracles

    LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Clippers won 53 games and closed out the 2015-16 regular season with a top-six offense and top-six defense. That team no longer exists...

    Michael Pina Written by Michael Pina about 2 days ago 4,601 reads 26 comments

  10. NBA Playoff Schedule 2016: TV, Live Stream Guide for Thursday's Game 6 Matchups

    My, how quickly things can change in the NBA playoffs . When last we met , the Golden State Warriors were still the clear favorites to win the title, and the Charlotte Hornets got on the board after losing the first two to the Miami Heat...

    Justin Neuman Written by Justin Neuman about 2 days ago 1,204 reads 0 comments

  11. Blake Griffin's Sacrifice Deserves Recognition Despite Clippers' Looming Demise

    LOS ANGELES — Before we allow Blake Griffin to move on from this forgettable season, he should be given a tremendous amount of credit. That’s right...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 2 days ago 102,598 reads 140 comments

  12. Rockets' Disastrous Year Reaches Inevitable End with Plenty of Questions Ahead

    OAKLAND, Calif. — When the Golden State Warriors eliminated the Houston Rockets in last year's Western Conference Finals, there was every reason to be optimistic about the future of James Harden and his team...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 2 days ago 89,892 reads 322 comments

  13. Miami Heat Need More Than Dwyane Wade Resurgence to Keep Series Alive

    MIAMI — With opportunity to either create some needed separation or fall into a frightening hole, the Miami Heat came out Wednesday and played the game they wanted to play...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 2 days ago 16,009 reads 105 comments

  14. DeAndre Jordan Viciously Posterizes Mason Plumlee with Monster Jam

    A tied playoff series. A pair of stars sidelined by injuries. So DeAndre Jordan , the last of the Los Angeles Clippers ' fearsome trio on the hardwood, played with the heart, will and power of not one, not two, but three men...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 2 days ago 6,764 reads 6 comments

  15. Dwyane Wade, Erik Spoelstra Comment on No-Call at End of Game 5 vs. Hornets

    The Charlotte Hornets took a 3-2 series lead against the Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference playoffs after a 90-88 win Wednesday night...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 2 days ago 20,183 reads 118 comments

  16. Nick Young Escapes Misspelled Tattoo Thanks to Iggy Azalea

    Ball don't lie, and apparently, neither does ink. What Nick Young apparently meant to express with his prospective "Born Reble" tattoo was his bold nonconformity to authority, social norms and expectations...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 2 days ago 145,429 reads 40 comments

  17. Hornets vs. Heat: Game 5 Score and Twitter Reaction from 2016 NBA Playoffs

    As the old saying goes, a series doesn't start until a team wins a game on the road. Well, it appears things have finally gotten underway between the Miami Heat and Charlotte Hornets...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 2 days ago 23,126 reads 299 comments

  18. Dwyane Wade Surges Past Entire Hornets Defense, Posterizes Marvin Williams

    Basketball, much like life, is all about overcoming obstacles. For Dwyane Wade , the obstacles in question were all five members of the Charlotte Hornets ' on-court defense. And over come he did...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 2 days ago 3,400 reads 7 comments

  19. Kobe Bryant-Signed No. 8 Hardwood from Final Game Listed in NBA Auctions

    No. 8 or No. 24? Countless debate has been waged over which of Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant 's jersey numbers should be hung in the rafters of the Staples Center...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 2 days ago 18,637 reads 33 comments

  20. The Best 2016 NBA Draft Prospects Nobody Is Talking About

    With the early-entry deadline having passed for the 2016 NBA draft, scouts and executives now have hundreds of names to sift through. A handful will receive more love from teams than media or fans...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 2 days ago 3,908 reads 0 comments

  21. Has Blake Griffin Played His Final Game for the Los Angeles Clippers?

    Blake Griffin 's days as a Los Angeles Clipper were thought to be numbered heading into this year's NBA playoffs, and with the All-Star set to miss the rest of the postseason due ...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 2 days ago 14,869 reads 67 comments

  22. Steve Clifford Responds to Hassan Whiteside Accusing Hornets of Flopping

    Charlotte Hornets head coach Steve Clifford is firing back at Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside , who accused the team of flopping during their Eastern Conference first-round playoff series...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 3 days ago 8,352 reads 128 comments

  23. 'The Sneaker Don' Runs a 'Booming' Shoe Business as a High Schooler

    While most teenagers are busy worrying about homework and extracurricular activities such as athletics or marching band, Benjamin Kapelushnik has his hands full with being "The Sneaker Don...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 3 days ago 65,782 reads 59 comments

  24. Cold Hard Fact for Wednesday, April 27, 2016

    Fact: The Indiana Pacers scored nine points in the fourth quarter in their 102-99 Game 5 loss against the Toronto Raptors on Tuesday night. The nine points are the fewest the Pacers have ever scored in a fourth quarter in the postseason...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 3 days ago 8,705 reads 9 comments

  25. NBA Betting Preview: Portland Trail Blazers vs. Los Angeles Clippers Game 5 Odds

    The Golden State Warriors are not the only team that has been hit hard by a key injury. The Los Angeles Clippers suffered two in their 98-84 Game 4 loss to the Portland Trail ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by OddsShark.com about 3 days ago 2,514 reads 0 comments