1. 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 2 months ago 2,789 reads 13 comments

  2. 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 2 months ago 1,421 reads 6 comments

  3. 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 2 months ago 10,294 reads 31 comments

  4. 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 2 months ago 15,790 reads 15 comments

  5. 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 2 months ago 27,627 reads 105 comments

  6. 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 2 months ago 6,675 reads 1 comments

  7. 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 2 months ago 2,643 reads 26 comments

  8. 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 2 months ago 22,971 reads 35 comments

  9. 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 2 months ago 30,589 reads 169 comments

  10. 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 2 months ago 14,332 reads 64 comments

  11. 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 2 months ago 3,220 reads 7 comments

  12. 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 2 months ago 12,124 reads 48 comments

  13. 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 2 months ago 760 reads 1 comments

  14. 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 2 months ago 61,888 reads 239 comments

  15. 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 2 months ago 49,099 reads 80 comments

  16. Tyler Johnson Injury: Updates on Heat Guard's Recovery from Shoulder Surgery

    Miami Heat guard Tyler Johnson had been out of the lineup since he underwent shoulder surgery on Feb. 3 to repair a torn rotator cuff. However, he has been cleared to return. Continue for updates...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 2 months ago 7,625 reads 18 comments

  17. Chris Bosh Ruled Out for 2016 Playoffs Due to Blood Clot

    For the second year in a row, a blood clot has prematurely ended Chris Bosh 's season. On Friday, the Associated Press' Tim Reynolds reported the Miami Heat star will miss the 2016 NBA playoffs because of the issue...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 2 months ago 43,608 reads 95 comments

  18. NBA Betting Preview: Boston Celtics vs. Atlanta Hawks Game 1 Odds, Analysis

    The Atlanta Hawks (48-34) may not have won the Southeast Division and earned the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference like they did last year...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by OddsShark.com about 2 months ago 1,705 reads 1 comments

  19. Fan Makes Mix of Hard Fouls on Jeremy Lin, Draws Response from the NBA

    Hsiu-Chen Kuei , a 48-year-old fan of Jeremy Lin , felt that her favorite player was getting excessively knocked around on the court this season. So she took matters into her own hands...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 2 months ago 314,428 reads 65 comments

  20. Top 2016 Offseason Priorities for the Orlando Magic

    The Orlando Magic made progress in 2015-16, but it wasn't the leap year the organization hoped it would be ...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 2 months ago 15,647 reads 45 comments

  21. ESPN 30 for 30 'This Magic Moment' TV Schedule and Documentary Preview

    Before Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant became arguably the NBA 's most lethal duo with the Oklahoma City Thunder , Anfernee Hardaway and Shaquille O'Neal looked to be building a dynasty with the Orlando Magic ...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 2 months ago 6,985 reads 1 comments

  22. Randy Wittman Fired by Wizards: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

    After parts of five seasons as head coach of the Washington Wizards , Randy Wittman has been relieved of his duties, team p resident Ernie Grunfeld announced Thursday: ...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 2 months ago 7,289 reads 12 comments

  23. Scott Brooks Reportedly Hired as Washington Wizards Head Coach

    With the Washington Wizards having fired Randy Wittman as head coach, the team has reportedly found his replacement in former Oklahoma City Thunder coach Scott Brooks...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 2 months ago 45,558 reads 61 comments

  24. John Wall Denies Report He 'Cursed Out' Randy Wittman, Wizards Teammates

    Washington Wizards point guard John Wall denied a report he "cursed out" head coach Randy Wittman and his teammates last week. "I've never cussed my teammates out," Wall said Wednesday, per the Washington Post 's Jorge Castillo ...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 3 months ago 17,779 reads 71 comments

  25. Udonis Haslem Injury: Updates on Heat PF's Foot and Return

    Miami Heat forward Udonis Haslem was forced to exit Tuesday's game against the Detroit Pistons with a left-foot injury, according to the team's official Twitter account . However, he's ready to make his return...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 3 months ago 2,473 reads 8 comments