1. Kawhi Leonard Opens Conference Semifinals vs. Thunder with Emphatic Driving Dunk

    Kawhi Leonard made quite the statement to open Game 1 of the Western Conference Semifinals against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Saturday night...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 11 months ago 7,717 reads 12 comments

  2. How an NBA 'Shot Whisperer' Transformed Kawhi Leonard into a 3-Point Fire Hazard

    SAN ANTONIO — People forget, but Gregg Popovich had to be talked into approving a draft-night trade for Kawhi Leonard . To Popovich's credit, it took just one season for the San Antonio Spurs coach to recognize Leonard's potential...

    Mike Monroe Written by Mike Monroe about 11 months ago 47,642 reads 72 comments

  3. Top 2016 Offseason Priorities for the New Orleans Pelicans

    The New Orleans Pelicans finished their injury-riddled season with a 30-52 record, missing the playoffs for the fourth time in five years...

    Vytis Lasaitis Written by Vytis Lasaitis about 11 months ago 5,894 reads 24 comments

  4. Rockets' Disastrous Year Reaches Inevitable End with Plenty of Questions Ahead

    OAKLAND, Calif. — When the Golden State Warriors eliminated the Houston Rockets in last year's Western Conference Finals, there was every reason to be optimistic about the future of James Harden and his team...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 11 months ago 90,933 reads 321 comments

  5. Deron Williams: Latest News, Rumors, Speculation on Mavericks PG's Future

    Dallas Mavericks point guard Deron Williams is reportedly interested in staying with the franchise as he heads into the offseason with a player option for the 2016-17 season...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 11 months ago 16,440 reads 33 comments

  6. Dirk Nowitzki Comments on Retirement Plans, Health and More

    A day after taking his fourth first-round loss in the last five years, Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki announced he'll be back in 2016-17 to try it all again. "I definitely won't retire...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 11 months ago 12,252 reads 42 comments

  7. Popovich Earns NBA-Record 9th Playoff Sweep in Best-of-7 Series

    San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich became the only coach in NBA history to sweep nine playoff series when the Spurs toppled the Memphis Grizzlies 116-95 on Sunday, per ESPN Stats & Info ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 11 months ago 818 reads 1 comments

  8. Rick Carlisle Comments on Dirk Nowitzki's Future with Mavericks

    Dirk Nowitzki leaving the Dallas Mavericks would be a long shot, especially since he said he intends to pick up his player option in his contract for 2016-17, but that won't ...

    Danny Webster Written by Danny Webster about 11 months ago 30,694 reads 69 comments

  9. Dirk Nowitzki Passes Scottie Pippen on NBA's All-Time Playoff Scoring List

    Dirk Nowitzki made some history while his Dallas Mavericks were fighting for their postseason lives in Game 5 of their first-round playoff series against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Monday night...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 11 months ago 10,208 reads 20 comments

  10. Mike Conley Comments on Free Agency, Future with Grizzlies

    With his 2015-16 season officially over, Memphis Grizzlies point guard Mike Conley Jr. is pondering whether his future lies in Memphis or elsewhere this offseason...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 11 months ago 23,336 reads 114 comments

  11. David Lee Injury: Updates on Mavericks Star's Foot and Recovery

    Dallas Mavericks star David Lee is dealing with a  partially torn right plantar fascia, which requires his foot to be in a protective walking boot , and he will not participate in the rest of the team's series against the Oklahoma City Thunder ...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 11 months ago 247 reads 0 comments

  12. Top 2016 Offseason Priorities for the Memphis Grizzlies

    After running into an implacable San Antonio Spurs train , the plucky Memphis Grizzlies exited the first round of the Western Conference Playoffs, failing to win a single game...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 11 months ago 907 reads 0 comments

  13. Spurs Taking Plenty of Positives into 2nd Round Following Sweep of Grizzlies

    One never knows what might happen in an NBA playoff series, as injuries and prolonged stretches of unexpected ineffectiveness can turn a matchup 180 degrees...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 11 months ago 22,398 reads 87 comments

  14. Vince Carter Comments on Possibility of Retirement After Loss vs. Spurs

    Nearly two weeks after saying goodbye to Kobe Bryant , another future Hall of Fame guard was asked if he'd be stepping away from the game. Vince Carter said he's here to stay. "I feel good...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 11 months ago 18,617 reads 28 comments

  15. Patrick Beverley Injury: Updates on Rockets Guard's Hamstring and Return

    Houston Rockets point guard Patrick Beverley left the court against the Golden State Warriors  on April 24 with a hamstring injury . However, he's ready to make his return.  Continue for updates...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 11 months ago 8,260 reads 23 comments

  16. Kevin Martin Illness: Updates on Spurs Guard's Status and Return

    San Antonio Spurs guard Kevin Martin was recovering from an illness that forced him to miss some time, but he's ready to return. Continue for updates. Martin Active vs...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 11 months ago 4,547 reads 6 comments

  17. James Harden Comments on NBA Ruling He Pushed Off on Game-Winner vs. Warriors

    James Harden scored the game-winning basket over Andre Iguodala with 2.7 seconds left to give the Houston Rockets a 97-96 victory over the Golden State Warriors in Thursday's ...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 11 months ago 10,188 reads 4 comments

  18. Mike Conley Wins 2015-16 NBA Sportsmanship Award

    The Memphis Grizzlies announced on Saturday that point guard Mike Conley has won the Joe Dumars Trophy for the NBA 's 2015-16 Sportsmanship Award...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 11 months ago 6,022 reads 44 comments

  19. Cold Hard Fact for Saturday, April 23, 2016

    Fact: San Antonio Spurs ' Kawhi Leonard is the 1st player with 30 points, 5 blocks and no turnovers in a playoff game since Shaquille O'Neal on May 20, 2000...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 11 months ago 13,207 reads 4 comments

  20. Memphis Grizzlies Mascot Fires Up Crowd with WWE-Style Takedown of Other Mascots

    The Memphis Grizzlies have a little thing called competitive fire. Just ask their mascot, Grizz. In the spirit of his squad's fight to defend their home court against their Southwest ...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 11 months ago 1,791 reads 5 comments

  21. Dwight Howard Comments on Rockets' Reaction to James Harden's Winning Shot

    The Houston Rockets bench was surprisingly subdued when James Harden hit what turned out to be the game-winning shot with 2...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 11 months ago 59,968 reads 109 comments

  22. Houston Rockets Bench Not Impressed with James Harden's Game-Winner

    It was a thrilling finish to Game 3 of the first-round playoff series between the Golden State Warriors and Houston Rockets . Rockets guard James Harden nailed a jumper to put his team up by one with 2...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 11 months ago 22,722 reads 18 comments

  23. NBA Betting Preview: San Antonio Spurs vs. Memphis Grizzlies Game 3 Odds

    The San Antonio Spurs have shown through the first two games why they were such massive favorites to win their first-round playoff series with the Memphis Grizzlies ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by OddsShark.com about 11 months ago 1,930 reads 0 comments

  24. Deron Williams Injury: Updates on Mavericks PG's Abdomen and Recovery

    Dallas Mavericks point guard Deron Williams missed Game 3 against the Oklahoma City Thunder while battling a sports hernia and was active to start Game 4 on April 23. However, he reaggravated the injury and left the game...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 11 months ago 11,097 reads 17 comments

  25. Cold Hard Fact for Wednesday, April 20, 2016

    Fact: Tuesday night marked the first time in 243 playoff games that Tim Duncan did not have a made field goal...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 11 months ago 10,533 reads 5 comments