1. Trail Blazers Must Correct Offensive Woes to Dream of an Upset

    PORTLAND, Ore. — In a first round that has been heavy on blowouts and light on real drama, the Portland Trail Blazers were supposed to be the Western Conference’s one shot at an upset...

    Sean Highkin Written by Sean Highkin about 8 months ago 12,702 reads 37 comments

  2. Top 2016 Offseason Priorities for the Minnesota Timberwolves

    The Minnesota Timberwolves have a new coach and president of basketball operations in Tom Thibodeau , which was an excellent first step in their offseason. In fact, you could say they've already won the offseason...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 8 months ago 24,480 reads 96 comments

  3. Kevin Durant: Latest News, Rumors, Speculation Surrounding Thunder Star's Future

    The biggest name in NBA free agency this summer is former MVP Kevin Durant , and top title contenders are competing to acquire his services. It is uncertain which teams are favored and if Durant will sign a short- or long-term contract...

    Danny Webster Written by Danny Webster about 8 months ago 649,227 reads 682 comments

  4. Oklahoma City Thunder Regaining Urgency, Reclaiming Series vs. Dallas Mavericks

    During Thursday night's 131-102 victory, the Oklahoma City Thunder presumably wanted to make it clear the Dallas Mavericks weren't their true enemies. Sure, there's been some animosity during the first-round series...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 8 months ago 10,996 reads 17 comments

  5. Thibodeau Hiring Sets Up T-Wolves and Their New Coach to Create Lasting Legacy

    The Minnesota Timberwolves are going to be a winning team, effective immediately. They could even be the NBA 's next great power after the Golden State Warriors ' current era...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 8 months ago 100,191 reads 229 comments

  6. Are Tom Thibodeau and the Young Minnesota Timberwolves a Good Fit?

    According to ESPN's Marc Stein , the Minnesota Timberwolves are finalizing a deal to bring in Tom Thibodeau as their new head coach and president of basketball operations...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 8 months ago 10,954 reads 133 comments

  7. Russell Westbrook's Dancing Sparks Reaction from Charlie Villanueva

    Dallas Mavericks forward Charlie Villanueva wasn't amused with the pregame dance routine between Oklahoma City Thunder point guards Russell Westbrook and Cameron Payne before Game 2 of the teams' first-round playoff series...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 8 months ago 10,533 reads 22 comments

  8. Portland Trail Blazers Must Contain Chris Paul, J.J. Redick to Save Season

    LOS ANGELES — There are several important matchups to watch as the Los Angeles Clippers and Portland Trail Blazers do battle in their first-round series...

    Michael Pina Written by Michael Pina about 8 months ago 8,370 reads 47 comments

  9. Durant Turns in Historically Poor Shooting Performance

    Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant was shockingly ineffective during Monday's 85-84 loss to the Dallas Mavericks in Game 2 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals, setting ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 8 months ago 766 reads 1 comments

  10. Top 2016 Offseason Priorities for the Denver Nuggets

    Following yet another middling campaign, t he Denver Nuggets are missing out on postseason festivities for a third straight year...

    Vytis Lasaitis Written by Vytis Lasaitis about 8 months ago 6,146 reads 22 comments

  11. Russell Westbrook Pushes Dallas Mavericks Who Interrupt His Pregame Routine

    Don't kill Russell Westbrook 's vibe. The Oklahoma City Thunder star guard was dabbing through his pregame routine with rookie Cameron Payne ahead of Game 2 against the Dallas ...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 8 months ago 54,810 reads 44 comments

  12. NBA Betting Preview: Dallas Mavericks vs. Oklahoma City Thunder Game 2 Odds

    Those bettors expecting a high-scoring Game 1 of this first-round playoff series between the third-seeded Oklahoma City Thunder and sixth-seeded Dallas Mavericks had to be disappointed, ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by OddsShark.com about 8 months ago 1,711 reads 1 comments

  13. Cold Hard Fact for Sunday, April 17, 2016

    Fact: The Oklahoma City Thunder's 108-70 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Saturday marked the 20th time that a higher seed has won Game 1 in any series by at least 30. Each of the previous 19 went on to win the series...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 8 months ago 10,956 reads 4 comments

  14. Cameron Payne Injury: Updates on Thunder Guard's Hip and Return

    Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Cameron Payne missed Game 1 of his team's first-round playoff series against the Dallas Mavericks on Saturday due to a hip injury. However, he's ready to return to the court...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 8 months ago 4,217 reads 6 comments

  15. Russell Westbrook Shows Up for Game 1 of 1st-Round Series in Interesting Outfit

    The NBA playoffs, or spring break? Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook looked undecided Saturday, rolling into Chesapeake Energy Arena for Game 1 of his team's first-round ...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 8 months ago 15,556 reads 20 comments

  16. NBA Betting Preview: Dallas Mavericks vs. Oklahoma City Thunder Game 1 Odds

    The Oklahoma City Thunder (55-27) just missed the postseason a year ago due mainly to injuries to Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook , which ultimately cost head coach Scott Brooks his job...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by OddsShark.com about 8 months ago 1,118 reads 0 comments

  17. Kevin Durant Was 'Definitely Pissed' About Perceived Lack of Stardom Last Summer

    Some players scoff at criticism. Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant embraces it. In a recent piece on ESPN...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 8 months ago 74,634 reads 206 comments

  18. Tom Thibodeau Reportedly Named Timberwolves Head Coach

    The Minnesota Timberwolves reportedly have found their next head coach after relieving Sam Mitchell of his duties on April 13...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 8 months ago 132,816 reads 359 comments

  19. Top 2016 Offseason Priorities for the Utah Jazz

    The Utah Jazz were the last team eliminated from the playoffs. The Houston Rockets beat the Sacramento Kings Wednesday night and held the tiebreaker...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 8 months ago 8,200 reads 15 comments

  20. Sam Mitchell Fired by Timberwolves: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

    Sam Mitchell took over as the Minnesota Timberwolves ' interim head coach shortly after the tragic death of Flip Saunders, but the front office decided to part ways with the 52-year-old Wednesday following one season at the helm...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 8 months ago 21,463 reads 39 comments

  21. Karl-Anthony Towns Flashes Ball-Handling Ability on 2-Way Play

    What's built like a big man but possesses guard-like ball-handling skills? A KAT (aka the Minnesota Timberwolves ' Karl-Anthony Towns)...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 8 months ago 6,403 reads 4 comments

  22. UNINTERRUPTED: Trey Lyles Reflects on Opportunity to Play Against His Idol, Kobe

    Utah Jazz forward Trey Lyles reflects on the opportunity to play against his idol, Kobe Bryant . UNINTERRUPTED is a breakthrough platform that provides athletes an unprecedented ...

    UNINTERRUPTED Written by UNINTERRUPTED about 8 months ago 871 reads 0 comments

  23. Cold Hard Fact for Tuesday, April 12, 2016

    Fact: Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook recorded his 18th triple-double of the season and tied Magic Johnson for the most in a single season in the last 40 years...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 8 months ago 7,798 reads 5 comments

  24. Russell Westbrook vs. Lakers: Stats, Highlights and Reaction

    Russell Westbrook has been racking up triple-doubles at a constant rate this year, though Monday's was a little different...

    Danny Webster Written by Danny Webster about 8 months ago 640 reads 1 comments

  25. Derrick Favors Injury: Updates on Jazz Forward's Knee and Return

    Utah Jazz forward Derrick Favors missed one game because of a knee injury; however, he is ready to return. Continue for updates. Favors Active vs...

    Mike Norris Written by Mike Norris about 8 months ago 2,821 reads 5 comments