1. Celtics News: Gordon Hayward 'A Long, Long, Long Way Away,' Says Brad Stevens

    Boston Celtics head coach Brad Stevens confirmed that star Gordon Hayward won't be returning to the court anytime soon. "He's still a long, long, long way away," Stevens said Tuesday, per Matthew VanTryon of the Indianapolis Star ...

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  2. Tristan Thompson's Benching Has More to Do with Basketball Than off-Court Drama

    Once upon a time, a Google search of Tristan Thompson resulted in headlines that actually had to do with basketball. A few simple clicks revealed he was the Cavaliers' starting center on their only championship team in franchise history in 2016...

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  3. Best- and Worst-Case Scenarios for Projected Top 2018 NBA Draft Picks

    NBA teams can create a best- and worst-case projection for draft prospects to assess and highlight the potential risk and reward each of them present...

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  4. Indiana Pacers vs. Cleveland Cavaliers: Game 2 Odds, Analysis, NBA Betting Pick

    The fourth-seeded Cleveland Cavaliers will look to avoid losing the first two games of their first-round playoff series against the fifth-seeded Indiana Pacers at home in Game 2 on Wednesday when they host them as large favorites...

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  5. Kyrie Irving's Text Message of Support Praised by Celtics After Game 2 Win

    Injured Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving sent an encouraging group text message to his teammates before their 120-106 win over the Milwaukee Bucks on Tuesday in Game 2 of their first-round playoff series...

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  6. NBA Mock Draft 2018: Bold Predictions for Low-Profile Prospects

    The teams at the top of the NBA Draft order aren't always the most fortunate. While there is plenty to gain by selecting the top prospects, teams further down the selection order have proved success can be achieved with low-profile picks...

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  7. NBA Playoffs 2018: Updated Postseason Schedule, Dates and Predictions

    We're less than a week into the 2018 NBA playoffs, but there's already a palpable urgency in the early action...

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  8. Tom Thibodeau's Faith in Derrick Rose Is Killing Wolves' Chances vs. Rockets

    Tom Thibodeau 's faith in Derrick Rose, a microcosm of the coach's inflexibility, is relatable , oddly endearing and almost certain to result in a quick postseason exit for the Minnesota Timberwolves ...

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  9. Highlights: Anthony Davis, Jrue Holiday, Rajon Rondo Lead Pelicans in Game 2

    The New Orleans Pelicans took a 2-0 lead in their first-round matchup against the Portland Trail Blazers thanks to some big performances from their best players in Game 2...

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  10. Kawhi Leonard Reportedly Goes Weeks Without Responding to Spurs' Calls, Texts

    Communication between Kawhi Leonard and some of his San Antonio Spurs teammates has become strained, with Spurs center Pau Gasol telling the Sacramento Bee 's Ailene Voisin ...

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  11. Eric Bledsoe on Terry Rozier: 'Who? I Don't Even Know Who the F--k That Is'

    Milwaukee Bucks guard Eric Bledsoe doesn't think too highly of Boston Celtics guard Terry Rozier through two games of their teams' first-round Eastern Conference playoff series...

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  12. John Wall: Refs Not Why Wizards Lost Game 2 to Raptors, Blames 1st-Quarter Play

    After being critical of the officiating in Game 1 of the first-round NBA playoff series, Washington Wizards point guard John Wall didn't heap any blame on the referees following ...

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  13. Jaylen Brown Drops 30 Points as Celtics Take 2-0 Series Lead over Bucks

    All season long, the Boston Celtics got the job done with or without their stars. That hasn't changed in the postseason...

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  14. Marcus Smart Targeting Return from Thumb Surgery After Mother's Cancer Diagnosis

    Boston Celtics shooting guard Marcus Smart revealed his mother, Camellia, was diagnosed with bone marrow cancer but that she told him to remain with his team during the NBA playoffs...

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  15. Suns Rumors: Phoenix to Interview Frank Vogel After Mike Budenholzer Meeting

    The Phoenix Suns appear to have zeroed in on hiring Mike Budenholzer as their next head coach but appear to have backup plans in place if that falls through...

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  16. Report: Draymond Green Flagrant Foul in Warriors-Spurs Game 2 Won't Be Rescinded

    The NBA won't rescind Draymond Green 's technical foul in the Golden State Warriors ' 116-101 win over the San Antonio Spurs on Monday night, USA Today 's Sam Amick reported...

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  17. Candace Parker Reportedly to Pay $400K in Alimony to Shelden Williams in Divorce

    As part of their divorce settlement, Los Angeles Sparks star Candace Parker will reportedly pay Shelden Williams $400,000 in alimony...

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  18. Toronto Raptors Mascot Dresses Like Russell Westbrook Before Game 2 vs. Wizards

    Russell Westbrook isn't the only one who can pull off the "shirtless under a blazer" look. It turns out the Toronto Raptors ' mascot has a bold sense of style, too: If ...

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  19. Davis Bertans Jokes 'I Can Take a Punch' After Scuffle with Draymond Green

    San Antonio Spurs forward Davis Bertans brushed off any lingering animosity he might have otherwise felt after receiving an elbow from Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green ...

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  20. Joel Embiid, 76ers Are 'Very Unified' in Handling of Injuries, Says Brett Brown

    Philadelphia 76ers big man Joel Embiid appeared to be quite unhappy he didn't play in his team's 113-103 postseason loss to the Miami Heat on Monday, but head coach Brett Brown said there is no discord in how the injury has been handled...

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  21. John Wall, Bradley Beal: Referees Missed Calls in Game 1 Loss vs. Raptors

    The Washington Wizards had a chance to steal the initial game of their first-round series against the top-seeded Toronto Raptors , but they ultimately suffered a hard-fought 114-106 loss on the road...

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  22. Gregg Popovich Jokingly Shouts 'Go Warriors' After Spurs' Game 2 Loss

    Even with his team in an 0-2 series hole against the Golden State Warriors , San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich is managing to keep his sense of humor...

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  23. Thunder Fans Pay for 'Playoff P' Billboards After Paul George's Big Game 1

    "Playoff P" is taking OKC by storm. Oklahoma City Thunder forward Paul George shined with 36 points on the strength of eight threes to go along with seven rebounds in the ...

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  24. LaMarcus Aldridge on Kawhi Leonard's Injury: 'He Has to Do What's Best for Him'

    LaMarcus Aldridge thrived during the San Antonio Spurs ' 116-101 playoff loss to the Golden State Warriors on Monday with 34 points and 12 rebounds, doing what he could to help keep the team afloat without Kawhi Leonard...

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  25. Kevin Hart Responds to 'Sucka' Dwyane Wade's Trash Talk Ahead of Game 3

    As Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade battles the Philadelphia 76ers in the first round of the 2018 NBA playoffs, he finds himself in a war of words with a notable Philadelphian...

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