1. Proposed NBA Playoff Format Change Could Be First Step to Fixing Major Issues

    The NBA is taking a small —but important —step toward creating a better playoff product. It's a stopgap fix on something that will eventually require a more permanent solution, but at least it's a start...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 10 days ago 23,441 reads 61 comments

  2. 6 Assumptions That Were Destroyed by the 2015 NBA Playoffs

    Basketball has been around a long time. As sports age, they develop. Baseball has evolved from the funky windups we used to see from pitchers in the 1920s. Football has progressed from a mostly running sport into a pass-first game...

    Fred Katz Written by Fred Katz about 18 days ago 24,357 reads 97 comments

  3. For LeBron James, for a Fourth Time in the Finals, the Worst Possible Feeling

    CLEVELAND — Four minutes prior to midnight, with an eventual 105-97 defeat assured, LeBron James took his final shot and finally surrendered, subbing out of Game 6 of the ...

    Ethan Skolnick Written by Ethan Skolnick about 19 days ago 259,516 reads 907 comments

  4. Death to the Superteam! Warriors Craft New Model in Winning NBA Championship

    CLEVELAND — It was nearly 1 a.m. ET when Joe Lacob emerged from a Champagne-soaked room, full of Champagne-soaked revelers and stepped into a Champagne-soaked hallway at ...

    Howard Beck Written by Howard Beck about 19 days ago 217,063 reads 937 comments

  5. NBA Finals 2015 Schedule: Warriors vs. Cavs Game 6 TV Info and Predictions

    The Golden State Warriors have a chance to capture an NBA championship Tuesday night as the 2015 NBA Finals shift to Cleveland for Game 6...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Sam Spiegelman about 20 days ago 15,319 reads 0 comments

  6. NBA Finals 2015: Warriors vs. Cavs Game 6 TV Schedule, Live Stream and Odds

    The Golden State Warriors are one game from a championship, but we should know by now the NBA Finals are far from over...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 20 days ago 5,414 reads 0 comments

  7. NBA Finals May Be LeBron's Signature Moment, Even as Cavs' Title Hopes Fade

    OAKLAND, Calif. — Eleven months after penning his poetic homecoming letter, reigniting the passions of Northeast Ohio, LeBron James sat stoically in front of an NBA Finals ...

    Howard Beck Written by Howard Beck about 21 days ago 187,475 reads 1104 comments

  8. The Matrix Reloaded: Retirement Won't End the Unique Versatility of Shawn Marion

    Former Suns general manager Bryan Colangelo jokes that the only thing Shawn Marion could have done more of in his career is get to the free-throw line...

    Jared Zwerling Written by Jared Zwerling about 23 days ago 161,291 reads 99 comments

  9. NBA Finals 2015: Cavs vs. Warriors Game 5 TV Schedule, Odds, Score Prediction

    The 2015 NBA Finals are once again back to even, and it has now become a best-of-three-games series to decide a champion...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 23 days ago 90,879 reads 120 comments

  10. The Wrong J.R. Smith Showing Up at Most Inopportune Time for Cavs in NBA Finals

    CLEVELAND — J.R. Smith arrived at Game 4 of the NBA Finals with a fedora on his head and a hoverboard beneath his feet. He glided through the arena corridors, a portrait of cool...

    Howard Beck Written by Howard Beck about 24 days ago 184,842 reads 371 comments

  11. Steve Kerr's NBA Finals Lineup Gamble a Season-Long Bet That Paid Off Big

    CLEVELAND — It's tempting to dwell on Thursday's decision and deception, but that's not when or how coach Steve Kerr and the Warriors won Game 4...

    Ethan Skolnick Written by Ethan Skolnick about 24 days ago 219,269 reads 359 comments

  12. NBA Finals 2015: Odds, Prop Bets, Score Prediction for Warriors vs. Cavs Game 4

    Thanks to the historic production from LeBron James and the sudden rise of Matthew Dellavedova , the Cleveland Cavaliers grabbed hold of a 2-1 series lead in the 2015 NBA Finals on Tuesday night...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Sam Spiegelman about 24 days ago 5,624 reads 0 comments

  13. Emergence of Matthew Dellavedova Has Made Cavs' Nightmare a Potential Fantasy

    CLEVELAND — In February, when the Cleveland Cavaliers were still evolving, when Kyrie Irving was still spry and Matthew Dellavedova was a quiet curiosity, David Griffin made some inquiries, scouring the league for another point guard...

    Howard Beck Written by Howard Beck about 25 days ago 110,011 reads 277 comments

  14. NBA Finals 2015: Warriors vs. Cavs Game 4 TV Schedule, Live Stream and Odds

    The Cleveland Cavaliers have taken control of the 2015 NBA Finals , but the Golden State Warriors aren't giving up that easily. They will look to even things up at 2-2 with the all-important Game 4...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 25 days ago 14,942 reads 7 comments

  15. Golden State Warriors vs. Cleveland Cavaliers: Game 4 Odds, Betting Stats

    The Cleveland Cavaliers have won two straight games as underdogs in the NBA Finals to take a 2-1 series lead and never trailed in Game 3, yet they have still moved to 2...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by OddsShark.com about 25 days ago 5,969 reads 1 comments

  16. Though Down, Stephen Curry Rediscovers Bounce in His Step, Warriors Find Hope

    CLEVELAND — All Stephen Curry needed was an inch or two of space. That's all he ever needs. But the Cleveland Cavaliers would not cede it . He shook off Matthew Dellavedova , only to find Iman Shumpert bursting into his path...

    Howard Beck Written by Howard Beck about 26 days ago 173,644 reads 699 comments

  17. LeBron James Thriving Without Other Stars, and We Should No Longer Be Surprised

    CLEVELAND — Everyone in Quicken Loans Arena witnessed LeBron James lead the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 96-91 Game 3 victory Tuesday, but not everyone could fully understand what they were seeing...

    Ethan Skolnick Written by Ethan Skolnick about 26 days ago 168,239 reads 564 comments

  18. NBA Finals 2015 Schedule: Game 3 TV Info and Latest Warriors vs. Cavs Prediction

    The Cleveland Cavaliers evened the series at 1-1 with a 95-93 overtime victory against the Golden State Warriors in Game 2 of the 2015 NBA Finals...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Sam Spiegelman about 27 days ago 6,626 reads 0 comments

  19. NBA Finals 2015: Warriors vs. Cavaliers TV Schedule and Game 3 Live Stream

    The 2015 NBA Finals look like they are going to become a memorable series. Not only have the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers played to a 1-1 tie through two games, but both contests have been decided in overtime...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 27 days ago 12,474 reads 0 comments

  20. With Critics Poised to Pounce, Steph Curry to Experience True Test of Greatness

    OAKLAND, Calif. — If you were standing on the court at Oracle Arena 90 minutes prior to tipoff of Game 2, minding your own business, not suspecting the spectacular, not noticing ...

    Ethan Skolnick Written by Ethan Skolnick about 28 days ago 96,627 reads 409 comments

  21. LeBron Taps into His Inner MJ, and the Cavs Find the NBA Finals Far from Over

    OAKLAND, Calif. — The distance between the locker room and the postgame podium at Oracle Arena is about 40 yards, a space LeBron James could probably cover in five seconds, if properly motivated...

    Howard Beck Written by Howard Beck about 28 days ago 313,150 reads 1111 comments

  22. Longtime Warriors Fans Hoping NBA Finals Will Bring End to 40 Years of Misery

    OAKLAND, Calif. — Where should we begin this tale of woe? We could start with the blown draft picks. There have been scores of them over the years. We could catalog all of the talented players who left or were foolishly traded away...

    Howard Beck Written by Howard Beck about 29 days ago 53,582 reads 286 comments

  23. NBA Finals 2015: Cavs vs. Warriors Game 2 Vegas Odds, Prop Bets and Predictions

    The Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors will battle in Game 2 of the 2015 NBA Finals, which tips off Sunday night. The Warriors hold a 1-0 edge after a Game 1 overtime triumph...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Sam Spiegelman about 29 days ago 14,872 reads 1 comments

  24. Cavaliers vs. Warriors Game 2 TV Schedule, Live Stream Guide for 2015 NBA Finals

    The Golden State Warriors were dominant in overtime in Game 1 of the 2015 NBA Finals to take a 1-0 lead in the series. Game 2 is merely a day away, and after a riveting series opener, we are on the edge of our seats awaiting tipoff...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Sam Spiegelman about 30 days ago 30,003 reads 0 comments

  25. Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Golden State Warriors: Game 2 Odds, Betting Stats

    The Golden State Warriors used overtime and the loss of Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving to not only beat Cleveland in Game 1 of the 2015 NBA Finals but also cover the six-point spread in a 108-100 series-opening victory Thursday...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by OddsShark.com about 1 month ago 39,889 reads 251 comments