1. 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 ...

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  2. 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...

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  3. 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...

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  4. 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...

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  5. 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...

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  6. 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...

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  7. 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...

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  8. 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...

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  9. LeBron James Scores on Alley-Oop from Kyrie Irving vs. Pacers

    With the NBA playoffs underway, fans anticipated LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers flipping the switch after a sluggish end to the season...

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  10. Cleveland Has Swept Its Opponents in the 1st Round Last 2 Postseasons

    Fact: The Cavaliers and Pacers open up the NBA playoffs on Saturday afternoon. Cleveland has swept its opponent in the opening round in each of the last two postseasons...

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  11. Andre Drummond Needs 'Sense of Urgency,' Stan Van Gundy Says

    After a disappointing 2016-17 season, Detroit Pistons head coach Stan Van Gundy offered a frank assessment of center Andre Drummond on Friday. According to the Associated Press (h/t ESPN...

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  12. LeBron James Goes Dark on Social Media for 2017 NBA Playoffs

    As has been the case since 2012, LeBron James is going dark on social media for the NBA playoffs. The three-time champion made as much clear late Friday evening, when he posted ...

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  13. Jimmy Butler Says He's Looking Forward to Guarding Isaiah Thomas in NBA Playoffs

    As the Chicago Bulls look to upset the top-seeded Boston Celtics in the 2017 Eastern Conference playoffs, Jimmy Butler is embracing the challenge of guarding Isaiah Thomas when the series begins Sunday at TD Garden...

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  14. Pacers Can Upset Cavs in NBA Playoffs by Claiming Home-Court Advantage

    Indiana's diehard passion for basketball helped stimulate the Pacers ' home record enough to land them in the 2017 NBA playoffs as the No. 7 seed in the Eastern Conference...

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  15. Lance Stephenson Is the Playmaker LeBron Wanted but the Pacers Got

    MANY NBA PLAYERS ARE entertaining for 30 or 35 minutes per game. That is, they are worth watching while they are on the floor, and that is fantastic for them and their fans...

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  16. LeBron James Says Cavaliers Have 'Good Chance' to Win 2017 NBA Championship

    Despite his team's struggles prior to the playoffs, LeBron James still believes the Cleveland Cavaliers can repeat as NBA champions...

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  17. Giannis Antetokounmpo Starts Own Club with Freakish Stats in 2017

    Milwaukee Bucks young star Giannis Antetokounmpo finished 2016-17 with 1,832 points, 700 rebounds, 434 assists, 151 blocks and 131 steals, leading his team in each of the five categories...

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  18. LeBron James Previews Kendrick Lamar's New Album Before Release on Instagram

    [ Warning: Lyrics contain profanity ] The day before Kendrick Lamar is slated to release his newest album, LeBron James teased snippets of Damn. through an Instagram story...

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  19. LeBron James Is Shredding the NBA Scoring Record Books

    LeBron James is defying the laws of age as the 32-year-old's nightly numbers only continue to grow with absolutely no signs of slowing down...

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  20. Giannis Antetokounmpo Is 5th Player to Lead Team in Pts, Reb, Ast, Stl & Blks

    Fact: Giannis Antetokounmpo finished the season leading the Bucks in points, rebounds, assists, steals and blocks...

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  21. NBA Playoff Bracket Round-by-Round Predictions

    Do you smell it? Not the flow of pollen from flower children filing out to California's desert to Coachella. Not the sweet scents of spring holiday confections. And certainly not the stench of NBA teams tanking their way to more lottery combinations...

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  22. Cleveland Cavaliers' Top 5 X-Factors Entering 2017 NBA Playoffs

    The Cleveland Cavaliers ' regular season has officially come to an end, although most players appeared to have checked out by the All-Star break...

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  23. Chicago Bulls Clinch Playoff Berth with Win over Nets

    The 2016-17 regular season wasn't always kind to the Chicago Bulls , but they will be playing in the playoffs following a 112-73 win over the Brooklyn Nets at United Center on Wednesday night...

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  24. Paul George, Gerald Henderson Fined $25K for Actions in Pacers vs. 76ers

    Indiana Pacers forward Paul George and Philadelphia 76ers guard Gerald Henderson have both earned fines of $25,000 from the NBA for their actions during Monday's game won by Indiana, 120-111...

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  25. LeBron James to Help Open Public School for At-Risk Kids in Akron

    Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James will partner with Akron Public Schools in Akron, Ohio, to open a school designed to help at-risk children. On Tuesday, the Associated Press (h/t ESPN...

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