1. Craig Hodges Says He Tried to Convince Michael Jordan to Boycott Finals Game

    Former NBA guard Craig Hodges wanted Michael Jordan and Magic Johnson to boycott an NBA Finals game between the Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers in 1991...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 2 months ago 25,710 reads 0 comments

  2. Be Warned, LeBron, Paul George Is Finally Finding His Inner Badass

    As fascinating a season as it has been for Russell Westbrook , Paul George 's somewhat fruitless one has been far richer from a character-development standpoint...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 2 months ago 32,108 reads 0 comments

  3. 5 Biggest Takeaways from Cleveland Cavaliers' Early Postseason Showing

    After fighting off some furious fourth-quarter comeback bids by the Indiana Pacers , the Cleveland Cavaliers now take their 2-0 series lead on the road. The No. 2-seeded Cavs have kept things interesting vs...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 2 months ago 14,106 reads 0 comments

  4. Chicago Bulls Just 2nd Team to Start Playoff Series 2-0 in Boston

    The Chicago Bulls outscored the Boston Celtics in all four quarters of Game 2 in Boston on Tuesday, taking a 2-0 series lead...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 2 months ago 914 reads 0 comments

  5. Bulls Became Second No. 8 Seed to Go Up 2-0 on a No. 1 Seed in Playoff History

    Fact: The Bulls beat the Celtics 111-97 on Tuesday night, giving them a 2-0 series lead. They became just the second No. 8 seed to go up 2-0 on a No. 1 seed in playoff history, joining the 1992-93 Lakers ...

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  6. Blow It Up or Nah: Which NBA Lottery Teams Need to Start Over This Offseason?

    Not all lottery teams are created equal. Some are trending in the right direction, growing through internal development and slowly acquiring the right pieces to eventually earn status as contenders...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 2 months ago 85,721 reads 0 comments

  7. Bulls Rout Celtics 111-97 to Take 2-0 Series Lead in 2017 NBA Playoffs

    Since the NBA moved to a 16-team playoff format in 1984, a No. 1 seed has only been eliminated in the first round five times. The Boston Celtics have their work cut out to avoid becoming the sixth...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 2 months ago 61,591 reads 0 comments

  8. Scott Walker Shares 'Make the Bucks Great Again' Hat Given to Donald Trump

    Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker wants to make sure President Donald Trump knows how big of a deal it is that the Milwaukee Bucks are in the playoffs, and he's doing so through the power of merchandising...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 2 months ago 5,452 reads 0 comments

  9. Paul George Says Lance Stephenson Must Control Body Language After Game 2 Loss

    Paul George was not happy with Indiana Pacers teammate Lance Stephenson after the team's Game 2 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers ...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 2 months ago 57,390 reads 0 comments

  10. LeBron James Talks Mentality After Cavaliers' Win vs. Pacers in Game 2

    Neither of the Cleveland Cavaliers ' first two playoff wins were perfect, but their 2-0 series lead is all that matters to LeBron James . "Just want to win, man. I don't care," James said after Monday's game, per Joe Vardon of Cleveland...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 2 months ago 14,616 reads 0 comments

  11. LeBron James Rejects Myles Turner's Shot Attempt with Aggressive Block

    Not on LeBron's watch! LeBron James rejected a Myles Turner layup attempt during the Game 2 tilt between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Indiana Pacers on Monday night at Quicken Loans Arena...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Rivea Ruff about 2 months ago 86 reads 0 comments

  12. Jeff Teague to Undergo X-Rays for Wrist Injury Suffered in Pacers vs. Cavaliers

    Indiana Pacers point guard Jeff Teague suffered a wrist injury during Monday's 117-111 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 2 of the teams' playoff series...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 2 months ago 4,251 reads 0 comments

  13. Kyrie Irving Shakes Up Lance Stephenson with Ankle-Breaking Crossover

    Gotta be quicker than that, Lance! Kyrie Irving bruised ankles and egos (as the announcer said) on Monday night against the Indiana Pacers when he shook Lance Stephenson nearly out of his shoes during Game 2...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Rivea Ruff about 2 months ago 6,485 reads 0 comments

  14. LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Cavaliers Fend Off Pacers 117-111 in Game 2

    The Indiana Pacers put up a tough fight for the second game in a row, but just like in Game 1, they couldn't complete a comeback...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 2 months ago 15,190 reads 0 comments

  15. JR Smith Suffers Hamstring Injury During Game 2 of Pacers vs. Cavaliers

    Cleveland Cavaliers shooting guard J.R. Smith suffered a hamstring injury in Monday's Game 2 against the Indiana Pacers and missed the entire second half...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 2 months ago 21,948 reads 0 comments

  16. Lavoy Allen Writes 'Go Pacers!' on the Cavaliers' Home Court

    Indiana Pacers big man Lavoy Allen left his mark on Cleveland before Game 2 even began Monday. Cavaliers staff and Quicken Loans Arena employees left messages of support ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Rivea Ruff about 2 months ago 26,824 reads 0 comments

  17. Cleveland Police Increase Pacers vs. Cavaliers Security Due to Facebook Killer

    The Cleveland Cavaliers will have increased security for Monday night's Game 2 matchup against the Indiana Pacers with the "Facebook killer" still at large, according to Kevin Johnson of USA Today ...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 2 months ago 87,619 reads 0 comments

  18. Dwyane Wade Compares Jimmy Butler to LeBron James After Game 1 vs. Celtics

    Chicago Bulls star Jimmy Butler thrived in Sunday's 106-102 victory over the Boston Celtics in Game 1 of the teams' first-round playoff series, and teammate Dwyane Wade compared ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 2 months ago 13,256 reads 0 comments

  19. Pacers Told to Stay in Hotel as Police Searched for Cleveland Facebook Killer

    Indiana Pacers head coach Nate McMillan told reporters security personnel instructed the team to remain in its hotel as Cleveland police searched for a homicide suspect...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 2 months ago 28,728 reads 0 comments

  20. Is Cleveland Cavaliers' Secret Playoff Defense a Smoke Screen or the Real Deal?

    CLEVELAND — For weeks, Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue teased a secret playoff defense that the team was working on in practice but wouldn 't reveal until the completion of the regular season...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 2 months ago 55,539 reads 0 comments

  21. Bulls, Jimmy Butler Shock Top-Seeded Celtics Despite Isaiah Thomas' Big Night

    The Boston Celtics battled all season to beat the Cleveland Cavaliers and finish with the Eastern Conference's No. 1 seed. Then they lost their corresponding home-court advantage in the first playoff series in one game...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 2 months ago 47,302 reads 0 comments

  22. Pistons Rumored to Be Willing to Match Any Kentavious Caldwell-Pope Offer Sheet

    The Detroit Pistons are reportedly willing to match any offer sheet for guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope this summer—even if it reaches the league maximum...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 2 months ago 47,814 reads 0 comments

  23. Giannis Antetokounmpo, Bucks Earn Dominant Win over Raptors in Game 1

    The Toronto Raptors may have their eyes on an eventual showdown with the defending champion Cleveland Cavaliers , but Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks have other ideas...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 2 months ago 32,008 reads 0 comments

  24. Paul George Says He Must Take the Last Shot After CJ Miles' Miss vs. Cavaliers

    For all of their defensive faults, the No. 7-seeded Indiana Pacers had a chance to steal Game 1 of their first-round Eastern Conference matchup with the No. 1 Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday afternoon at Quicken Loans Arena...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 2 months ago 51,401 reads 0 comments

  25. LeBron James Leads Cavaliers Past Pacers in Game 1, CJ Miles Misses Game-Winner

    A missed jump shot at the buzzer by Indiana Pacers wingman CJ Miles allowed the second-seeded Cleveland Cavaliers to outlast the No...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 2 months ago 44,314 reads 0 comments