1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. Cavaliers Reportedly Signing Edy Tavares to Contract, Cutting Larry Sanders

    The Cleveland Cavaliers reportedly released center Larry Sanders on Tuesday, according to The Vertical's Shams Charania and Cleveland.com's Joe Vardon ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 1 month ago 67,251 reads 0 comments

  7. Dahntay Jones Reportedly to Sign with Cavaliers After DeAndre Liggins' Release

    Following the release of guard DeAndre Liggins , the Cleveland Cavaliers are reportedly set to sign veteran wing Dahntay Jones to fill their final roster spot heading into the 2017 NBA playoffs...

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  8. Cavs Remain Confident Ahead of Playoffs Despite Being Long Shot for No. 1 Seed

    MIAMI — Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue had to relay one point of clarification before his team took the court Monday to fight for control of the Eastern Conference's No...

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  9. Cavaliers Fall 1 Game Behind Celtics in Race for No. 1 Seed in OT Loss to Heat

    The Cleveland Cavaliers blew another late lead and are no longer atop the Eastern Conference. The Miami Heat beat the Cavaliers in overtime Monday 124-121 after the defending champions took an 11-point advantage into the fourth quarter...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 14,099 reads 0 comments

  10. Jimmy Butler Crash-Lands After Amazing Alley-Oop vs. Orlando Magic

    Jimmy Butler isn't getting blocked that easily. During the third quarter of the Bulls - Magic game on Monday night, Butler leaped up and caught the alley-oop from forward Nikola Mirotic ...

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  11. Giannis Antetokounmpo Rejects Brian Roberts' Shot with Epic Swat

    Wow, that's just cold, Giannis . Bucks guard Giannis Antetokounmpo showed no mercy while facing off against the Hornets on Monday...

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  12. Rajon Rondo's Wrist Injury Considered 'Significant' by Bulls Coach Fred Hoiberg

    Chicago Bulls guard Rajon Rondo will remain out of action due to a sprained wrist that appears worse than expected...

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  13. LeBron James, Kyrie Irving out vs. Heat with Calf, Knee Injuries

    With the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference still hanging in the balance, Cleveland Cavaliers stars LeBron James and Kyrie Irving will not play Monday's contest against the Miami Heat ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 14,252 reads 0 comments

  14. LeBron James Criticizes NBA Ref After Cavaliers' 26-Point Collapse vs. Hawks

    LeBron James was critical of the officiating Sunday after the Cleveland Cavaliers blew a 26-point lead in the fourth quarter and ultimately lost to the Atlanta Hawks in overtime, 126-125, per Joe Vardon of Cleveland...

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  15. With 2 'Must-Win' Games Left, Chicago Bulls Have a Dwyane Wade Problem

    BROOKLYN — The Chicago Bulls understood the significance of Saturday night's game against the Brooklyn Nets , their third-to-last of the season...

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  16. Anderson Varejao Rumored to Be on Cavaliers' Radar After DeAndre Liggins Waived

    With three games left in the regular season, the Cleveland Cavaliers announced Sunday they had released DeAndre Liggins, and Cleveland.com's Joe Vardon reported Anderson Varejao could potentially return to fill Liggins' roster spot...

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  17. DeAndre Liggins Waived by Cavaliers After Appearing in 61 Games

    The Cleveland Cavaliers waived guard DeAndre Liggins on Sunday, general manager David Griffin announced in a statement . Liggins , 29, averaged 2.4 points and 1...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 1 month ago 34,506 reads 0 comments

  18. Milwaukee Bucks Clinch Playoff Berth with Win over Philadelphia 76ers

    For the third time in the last five seasons, the Milwaukee Bucks have made the NBA playoffs—this time after a 90-82 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday...

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  19. Lance Stephenson Does a Dance on the Court After Sinking 3-Pointer

    Lance Stephenson has the moves on the court, in more ways than one. At the end of the third quarter during the Indiana Pacers ' tilt with the Orlando Magic on Saturday at Amway Center, Stephenson hit a pair of threes...

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  20. Dwyane Wade to Return from Elbow Injury vs. Nets After Missing Last 11 Games

    The Chicago Bulls will receive a boost in their quest for one of the last playoff spots in the Eastern Conference when Dwyane Wade returns to the lineup for Saturday's game against the Brooklyn Nets at the Barclays Center...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 1 month ago 2,740 reads 0 comments

  21. Tyronn Lue Rips Cavaliers After Hawks Loss, Doesn't Think Team Respected Atlanta

    Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue lamented his team's lackadaisical approach Friday night following a 114-100 home loss to the Atlanta Hawks at Quicken Loans Arena...

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  22. LeBron James, Kyrie Irving Won't Rest Until Cavaliers Clinch Top Seed in East

    The Cleveland Cavaliers have already locked up a playoff berth, but head coach Tyronn Lue intends to keep his stars on the court until they clinch the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 1 month ago 14,875 reads 0 comments

  23. Malcolm Brogdon Asks Bucks to Forgo ROTY Campaign and Give Money to Charity

    Malcolm Brogdon doesn't want the Milwaukee Bucks campaigning on his behalf for 2016-17 Rookie of the Year. Instead, the 24-year-old guard has asked his team to make charitable use of the money it would have put toward the effort...

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  24. Regular-Season Grades for Each Cleveland Cavaliers Player

    The Cleveland Cavaliers killed 100,000 hot takes on Wednesday. All that talk about how their defensive woes were real and how the Boston Celtics were challengers in the Eastern Conference took a WWE-sized beating in the Cavs' 114-91 win in Boston...

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  25. The Cleveland Cavaliers Have a Secret Weapon for Playoffs, but Will They Use It?

    CLEVELAND — For weeks, the Cleveland Cavaliers have been working on their "playoff defense" in practices, one that will presumably replace the NBA 's 22nd-ranked regular-season version...

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