1. 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 6 days ago 22,284 reads 87 comments

  2. 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 6 days ago 33,538 reads 197 comments

  3. 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 6 days ago 15,392 reads 26 comments

  4. 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 6 days ago 75,958 reads 40 comments

  5. 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 6 days ago 17,722 reads 28 comments

  6. 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 6 days ago 8,104 reads 23 comments

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

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

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 6 days ago 313,079 reads 336 comments

  8. 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 7 days ago 1,370 reads 6 comments

  9. 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 7 days ago 8,264 reads 14 comments

  10. 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 7 days ago 9,439 reads 31 comments

  11. 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 7 days ago 6,434 reads 2 comments

  12. Kevin Martin Illness: Updates on Spurs Guard's Status and Return

    San Antonio Spurs guard Kevin Martin was recovering from an illness that forced him to miss some time, but he's ready to return. Continue for updates. Martin Active vs...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 7 days ago 4,359 reads 6 comments

  13. NBA Playoffs 2016: Updated Championship Odds, Bracket Picture and Predictions

    At long last, the 2016 NBA Playoffs are underway. The first round is usually viewed as dull and uneventful, but this year's opening act has provided us with plenty of intrigue...

    Justin Neuman Written by Justin Neuman about 7 days ago 20,361 reads 0 comments

  14. Paul George, Jonas Valanciunas Talk Physical Play in Pacers vs. Raptors Series

    Indiana Pacers forward Paul George was none too pleased with the physical play of the Toronto Raptors ' Jonas Valanciunas during the Pacers' 100-83 win in Game 4 of the teams' first-round playoff series Saturday...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 7 days ago 11,386 reads 89 comments

  15. NBA Playoff Schedule 2016: TV Guide, Live Stream Schedule for Sunday Games

    The 2016 NBA postseason keeps on chugging right along with four games on Sunday, three of them featuring the top contenders for the Larry O'Brien Trophy...

    Nate Loop Written by Nate Loop about 7 days ago 4,620 reads 1 comments

  16. Damian Lillard Helps Keep Trail Blazers' Dark-Horse Dreams Alive

    PORTLAND, Ore. — Damian Lillard wasn ’t going to let the Portland Trail Blazers fold...

    Sean Highkin Written by Sean Highkin about 7 days ago 3,135 reads 10 comments

  17. Russell Westbrook Gets into an Argument with Salah Mejri, Double Technical Given

    Tensions were running high between the Dallas Mavericks and the Oklahoma City Thunder again Saturday night during Game 4 of the teams' first-round series...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 7 days ago 575,641 reads 27 comments

  18. Why We're Still Not Sure If the OKC Thunder Are Title Contenders

    These aren't the Oklahoma City Thunder you're looking for —not if you're expecting a bona fide NBA title contender, that is...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 7 days ago 36,221 reads 106 comments

  19. Jeff Teague Knows This Could Be the Final Ride for These Atlanta Hawks

    BOSTON — Jeff Teague has spent his entire seven-year NBA career with the Atlanta Hawks , but as recently as two months ago, it wasn't clear the point guard was still wanted in Atlanta...

    Brian Robb Written by Brian Robb about 7 days ago 15,536 reads 15 comments

  20. Cleveland Cavaliers Finally Unlocking Secret of the Big 3

    Just weeks ago, the Cleveland Cavaliers ' Big Three was still being questioned for fit, chemistry and maximization of collective talent...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 7 days ago 64,231 reads 81 comments

  21. Russell Westbrook Rises to Throw Down the Jam, Slams It Against the Rim Instead

    It must have been opposite day at American Airlines Center on Saturday. Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook looked like he was about to wreak havoc on the rim during ...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 7 days ago 2,692 reads 2 comments

  22. Don't Jump on Charlotte Hornets' Bandwagon Just Yet After Big Game 3 Win

    The fiery-hot shooting that powered the Miami Heat to consecutive double-digit victories over the Charlotte Hornets wasn't going to last forever. Even Miami's sharpshooters could admit to that...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 7 days ago 27,561 reads 105 comments

  23. James Harden Comments on NBA Ruling He Pushed Off on Game-Winner vs. Warriors

    James Harden scored the game-winning basket over Andre Iguodala with 2.7 seconds left to give the Houston Rockets a 97-96 victory over the Golden State Warriors in Thursday's ...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 7 days ago 9,819 reads 4 comments

  24. Paul George Gets into a Mini Scuffle with Jonas Valanciunas and DeMarre Carroll

    Things got a little heated between Paul George and the Toronto Raptors on Saturday. With Indiana Pacers big man Ian Mahinmi at the free-throw line in the fourth quarter ...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 7 days ago 22,544 reads 34 comments

  25. Celtics' Marcus Smart Fined for Absurd Flop Against Hawks

    There is a new contender for worst NBA flop ever, folks. We're talking next-level diving. What Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart did in Game 3 of his team's first-round playoff series against the Atlanta Hawks defies explanation...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 8 days ago 18,241 reads 116 comments