1. Stephen Curry Responds to Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook's Defensive Criticism

    Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry is indifferent to what Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook think of his defense. The Oklahoma City duo's comments came after Game 5...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 9 hours ago 129,160 reads 372 comments

  2. In Historic Finals Return, LeBron Has Condemned East to Repeat Past Yet Again

    TORONTO — LeBron James knew the question was coming, knew the scope and weight of the moment, and still he hesitated. Stammered. Felt his throat constrict as he searched for the words...

    Howard Beck Written by Howard Beck about 17 hours ago 131,259 reads 462 comments

  3. Upset in Sight, OKC Must Overcome Warriors Team Embracing Underdog Role

    OKLAHOMA CITY — We almost always know which team is going to win a playoff series. Regular-season performance, home-court advantage, injured players, number of star players…it is a performance-driven but evidence-based process...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 17 hours ago 71,113 reads 258 comments

  4. So Long, Eastern Conference Playoffs: LeBron James Put You Out of Your Misery

    Dear 2016 NBA Eastern Conference Playoffs, So long. Farewell. Auf Wiedersehen. Goodbye. It's been real—real unnecessary...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 day ago 95,252 reads 366 comments

  5. Cavaliers' Victory over Raptors in ECF Reimagined as Scripps Spelling Bee Moment

    Thursday night's Scripps National Spelling Bee contestants had plenty of moves . The Toronto Raptors? Not quite as many...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 1 day ago 1,510 reads 3 comments

  6. LeBron James and Drake Exchange Words Following Toronto's Call for Timeout

    LeBron James is no stranger to courtside conversation—particularly when it comes to hip-hop's elite. His second-quarter exchange with Drake, however, wasn't quite comparable to his past interactions with the likes of Beyonce and Jay Z...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 1 day ago 136,308 reads 199 comments

  7. Richard Jefferson Points Finger in the Face of Jonas Valanciunas After Contact

    Richard Jefferson takes exception to receiving hard elbow jabs in his chest—a fact he made abundantly clear to Jonas Valanciunas...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 1 day ago 7,369 reads 6 comments

  8. Bismack Biyombo Given Flagrant-1 Foul After Elbowing Kevin Love in the Jaw

    Should the Toronto Raptors force a Game 7 in the Eastern Conference Finals, they'll likely be without breakout center Bismack Biyombo...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 1 day ago 5,033 reads 7 comments

  9. LeBron Isn't Like Mike, Never Will Be Like Mike and That's Working for the Cavs

    CLEVELAND — LeBron James took over, as is his wont. He reached down, tapped "play" and the sweet stylings of the O'Jays filled the Cleveland Cavaliers locker room...

    Howard Beck Written by Howard Beck about 1 day ago 164,556 reads 386 comments

  10. NBA Playoffs 2016: Schedule and Key Factors for Championship Matchup

    As compelling as the NBA Conference Finals have been thus far, they are only the appetizer to the delicious entree that is the NBA Finals...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 1 day ago 4,756 reads 0 comments

  11. Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook Scoff at Question About Steph Curry's Defense

    After falling to the Golden State Warriors 120-111 in Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals, Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook were asked if Stephen Curry is underrated as a defender...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 2 days ago 26,441 reads 71 comments

  12. Thunder vs. Warriors: Game 5 Score and Twitter Reaction from 2016 NBA Playoffs

    The best regular-season team in NBA history isn't going down without a fight. The Golden State Warriors kept their 73-win season alive Thursday with a 120-111 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 2 days ago 57,883 reads 418 comments

  13. Steph Curry Scores Dagger Layup vs. Thunder, Tells Crowd 'We're Not Going Home'

    Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry doesn ’t want to go home just yet. And he’ll be the first one to tell you that...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 2 days ago 4,325 reads 15 comments

  14. Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Golden State Warriors: Live Score, Analysis for Game 5

    The Golden State Warriors avoided elimination Thursday night with a 120-111 home victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals. Oklahoma City now leads the series 3-2...

    Jared  Johnson Written by Jared Johnson about 2 days ago 110,723 reads 1243 comments

  15. NBA Betting Preview: Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Toronto Raptors Game 6 Odds

    The home team has won and covered the spread in every game of the 2016 NBA Eastern Conference Finals. The Toronto Raptors hope to extend that trend and stay alive in the series with a victory in Game 6 on Friday as 6...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by OddsShark.com about 2 days ago 2,954 reads 0 comments

  16. NBA Betting Preview: Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Golden State Warriors Game 5 Odds

    The Oklahoma City Thunder are on the brink of pulling off consecutive series upsets against the West’s top two seeds heading into Game 5 of the conference finals versus the Golden State Warriors on Thursday night...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by OddsShark.com about 3 days ago 6,106 reads 0 comments

  17. Raptors vs. Cavaliers: Game 5 Score and Twitter Reaction from 2016 NBA Playoffs

    The Toronto Raptors landed two roundhouse punches in Games 3 and 4, sending the Cleveland Cavaliers reeling against the ropes as they headed back home...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 3 days ago 33,072 reads 318 comments

  18. Toronto Raptors vs. Cleveland Cavaliers: Live Score, Analysis for Game 5

    The Cleveland Cavaliers cruised to a 116-78 win over the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday in Game 5 of their Conference Finals matchup, taking a 3-2 series lead...

    Jared  Johnson Written by Jared Johnson about 3 days ago 66,286 reads 766 comments

  19. LeBron James Comments on Mindset Ahead of Game 5 vs. Raptors

    The Cleveland Cavaliers have squandered a dominant start and two-game lead in the Eastern Conference Finals against the Toronto Raptors after they looked poised for a sweep...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 3 days ago 2,968 reads 4 comments

  20. Thunder Have Found a New Gear in West Finals That Warriors Have Yet to Show

    OKLAHOMA CITY — After a pair of losses placed the Golden State Warriors' special 73-win season at death's door, Draymond Green was left searching for broader, deeper whys and hows following Tuesday's 118-94 Game 4 blowout...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 4 days ago 80,386 reads 345 comments

  21. With Unshakable Resiliency, Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan Can Shock the Cavs

    TORONTO — Twenty thousand seats line the Air Canada Centre, but they are empty. The high-definition scoreboard is dark, the speakers silent. On game nights, the arena is packed and booming, a cauldron of happy chaos and national pride...

    Howard Beck Written by Howard Beck about 4 days ago 42,806 reads 179 comments

  22. NBA Betting Preview: Toronto Raptors vs. Cleveland Cavaliers Game 5 Odds

    The top-seeded Cleveland Cavaliers probably did not expect to be in this spot after breezing through the first two rounds of the playoffs by sweeping the Detroit Pistons and Atlanta ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by OddsShark.com about 4 days ago 6,013 reads 0 comments

  23. NBA Playoffs 2016: Remaining Schedule, Predictions for Conference Finals

    Don't you just love the unpredictability of NBA playoff basketball? Both conference-final series have delivered wildly unexpected results over the last four evenings, with the ...

    Jared  Johnson Written by Jared Johnson about 4 days ago 13,990 reads 1 comments

  24. Warriors vs. Thunder: Game 4 Score and Twitter Reaction from 2016 NBA Playoffs

    The Oklahoma City Thunder pulled within one win of knocking off the reigning NBA champion Golden State Warriors with a dominant 118-94 victory on Tuesday night at Chesapeake Energy Arena...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 4 days ago 74,437 reads 476 comments

  25. Klay Thompson Thought the Warriors Had 40 Assists, Gets Sad When Sees It Was 15

    Klay Thompson was just trying to be positive. After taking a 118-94 beating at the hands of the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals on Tuesday night, at least one of the Golden State Warriors had to be...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 4 days ago 71,409 reads 81 comments