1. NBA Betting Preview: Miami Heat vs. Charlotte Hornets Game 6 Odds, Analysis

    The Charlotte Hornets have won the last three games of their first-round playoff series with the Miami Heat and need only one more victory at home in Game 6 on Friday to successfully overcome a 2-0 deficit and advance to the second round...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by OddsShark.com about 10 months ago 1,684 reads 0 comments

  2. Hawks Eye LeBron James, Cavaliers After Clearing Historical Playoff Hurdle

    A tougher test now awaits in the form of the Cleveland Cavaliers , but the Atlanta Hawks finally did the impossible by beating the Boston Celtics in a playoff series...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 10 months ago 12,944 reads 93 comments

  3. 3 Reasons the Charlotte Hornets Have the Miami Heat on Verge of Collapse

    The Charlotte Hornets entered the first round of the 2016 NBA playoffs fighting an uphill battle. Their playoff resume was virtually barren , and their opponent, the Miami Heat , had claimed two of the last four titles...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 10 months ago 33,077 reads 90 comments

  4. Spencer Hawes Injury: Updates on Hornets Center's Knee and Return

    The Charlotte Hornets announced on April 28 that center Spencer Hawes would miss Game 6 against the Miami Heat after undergoing an MRI that revealed a sprained MCL in his right knee...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 10 months ago 5,009 reads 19 comments

  5. Miami Heat Need More Than Dwyane Wade Resurgence to Keep Series Alive

    MIAMI — With opportunity to either create some needed separation or fall into a frightening hole, the Miami Heat came out Wednesday and played the game they wanted to play...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 10 months ago 16,332 reads 106 comments

  6. Dwyane Wade Surges Past Entire Hornets Defense, Posterizes Marvin Williams

    Basketball, much like life, is all about overcoming obstacles. For Dwyane Wade , the obstacles in question were all five members of the Charlotte Hornets ' on-court defense. And over come he did...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 10 months ago 3,470 reads 7 comments

  7. Miami Heat's Fate Rests in the Hands of NBA Playoff Newcomers

    The Miami Heat might not consider a 2-2 split with the Charlotte Hornets as a missed opportunity. They could point their fingers at a handful of culprits behind their current ...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 10 months ago 17,381 reads 91 comments

  8. Kemba Walker, Charlotte Hornets Getting Help from Jeremy Lin at the Right Time

    As the Charlotte Hornets sprinted through one of the NBA 's most dominant post-All-Star break runs, their path to playoff success seemed obvious. Kemba Walker controlling the show...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 10 months ago 38,919 reads 75 comments

  9. Spencer Hawes 'Eats' After Hornets Take 18-Point Lead over Heat in Game 4

    Spencer Hawes is feeling his team. The big man celebrated the Charlotte Hornets ' 18-point lead in the third quarter of Game 4 of their first-round series against the Miami Heat ...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 10 months ago 8,164 reads 12 comments

  10. NBA Betting Preview: Miami Heat vs. Charlotte Hornets Game 4 Odds, Analysis

    In a playoff series that was expected to be the best matchup of the first round, the Charlotte Hornets will host the Miami Heat in Game 4 on Monday looking to pull even at 2-2...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by OddsShark.com about 10 months ago 3,520 reads 3 comments

  11. Miami Heat Won't Reach Postseason Potential Until They Shed Inconsistencies

    Before the Miami Heat ventured out for their first road test of the 2016 NBA playoffs, Dwyane Wade shared the kind of sage advice only a battle-tested vet possesses...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 10 months ago 2,797 reads 13 comments

  12. Hornets' Win Earns Franchise 1st Playoff Victory in 14 Years

    The Charlotte Hornets ' 96-80 win over the Miami Heat on Saturday earned the franchise its first playoff victory since 2002, per ESPN Stats & Info ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 10 months ago 1,452 reads 6 comments

  13. Top 2016 Offseason Priorities for the Washington Wizards

    After failing to thrive in the improved Eastern Conference, the Washington Wizards missed out on the postseason, concluding with a mediocre 41-41 record...

    Vytis Lasaitis Written by Vytis Lasaitis about 10 months ago 10,495 reads 31 comments

  14. Jeff Teague Knows This Could Be the Final Ride for These Atlanta Hawks

    BOSTON — Jeff Teague has spent his entire seven-year NBA career with the Atlanta Hawks , but as recently as two months ago, it wasn't clear the point guard was still wanted in Atlanta...

    Brian Robb Written by Brian Robb about 10 months ago 15,832 reads 15 comments

  15. Don't Jump on Charlotte Hornets' Bandwagon Just Yet After Big Game 3 Win

    The fiery-hot shooting that powered the Miami Heat to consecutive double-digit victories over the Charlotte Hornets wasn't going to last forever. Even Miami's sharpshooters could admit to that...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 10 months ago 27,718 reads 105 comments

  16. Al Horford Rotates 180 Degrees Mid-Air for Dish to Kyle Korver

    Al Horford has entered another dimension. In one glorious, sweeping motion, the Atlanta Hawks big man high-pointed a Dennis Schroder pass, rotated 180 degrees and dished to a waiting Kyle Korver for a corner three-pointer...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 10 months ago 7,202 reads 1 comments

  17. Does Scott Brooks Give the Wizards a Better Shot at Kevin Durant This Summer?

    The Washington Wizards have signed Scott Brooks as the team's new head coach, according to The Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski , and now many are wondering whether the Wizards can ...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 10 months ago 2,659 reads 26 comments

  18. Scott Brooks Gives Wizards a Better Pitch to Free Agents Than You Think

    The Washington Wizards reached an agreement with Scott Brooks on Thursday to make the former Oklahoma City Thunder top man the team's new head coach...

    Jared Dubin Written by Jared Dubin about 10 months ago 22,992 reads 35 comments

  19. Scott Brooks to Wizards: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

    One year away from the sidelines was apparently enough for Scott Brooks, who will take over as head coach of the Washington Wizards . The team announced the move Tuesday...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 10 months ago 30,679 reads 167 comments

  20. Nicolas Batum Injury: Updates on Hornets Forward's Ankle and Return

    Charlotte Hornets guard Nicolas Batum had been held out of the lineup since he suffered a left ankle sprain in Game 2 against the Miami Heat on April 20. However, he has been cleared to return to the court...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 10 months ago 14,361 reads 64 comments

  21. Dennis Schroder Injury: Updates on Hawks Guard's Ankle and Return

    Atlanta Hawks point guard Dennis Schroder went down with a left ankle injury near the final minute of April 19's 89-72 Game 2 win over the Boston Celtics . However, he has been cleared to return to the lineup...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 10 months ago 3,480 reads 7 comments

  22. Eastern Conference Beware: Hassan Whiteside Is Pissed Off at DPOY Snub

    MIAMI — While some NBA players carry around a chip on their shoulder, Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside packs a pile of cinder blocks on his...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 10 months ago 12,142 reads 48 comments

  23. Miami Heat Set Franchise Playoff Record with 123 Points

    The Miami Heat defeated the Charlotte Hornets by a score of 123-91 in Sunday's Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals, setting a new franchise record for most points in a playoff game, per NBA...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 10 months ago 774 reads 1 comments

  24. Miami Heat Are East's Ultimate Dark Horse When They Play to Their Potential

    MIAMI — This was the Miami Heat team that excites fans, intrigues analysts and perhaps frightens potential playoff foes...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 10 months ago 61,969 reads 239 comments

  25. Miami Heat Have More on the Line Than You Think in 2016 NBA Playoffs

    MIAMI — It's tempting to think of this as a pressure-free playoff run for the Miami Heat . The burdensome championship-or-bust expectations left South Beach with LeBron James...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 10 months ago 49,150 reads 79 comments