1. Ranking the Best Destinations for the Top 2016 NBA Draft Prospects

    The spot on the board where a prospect gets taken becomes irrelevant the day after the NBA draft. It's his destination that could determine the next five years of his career. Team fit plays an enormous role in an NBA prospect's development...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 7 days ago 361 reads 0 comments

  2. Cavaliers vs. Pistons: Game 4 Score and Twitter Reaction from 2016 NBA Playoffs

    LeBron James wants to win a title for The Land, and the Detroit Pistons weren't going to stand in his way in the first round...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 7 days ago 21,717 reads 264 comments

  3. Kyrie Irving Yells 'Bye-Bye' to Pistons Fans After Completing Sweep in Detroit

    Uncle Drew has dismissed you, Detroit Pistons fans. After dropping 31 points on 12-of-25 shooting in Game 4 on Sunday night, Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving had a ...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 7 days ago 11,443 reads 32 comments

  4. Byron Scott Fired by Lakers: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

    The Los Angeles Lakers   announced they have fired head coach Byron Scott on Sunday following the team's third consecutive season of missing the playoffs. Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical initially reported the news, citing sources...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 7 days ago 123,065 reads 451 comments

  5. Hawks vs. Celtics: Game 4 Video Highlights and Recap from 2016 NBA Playoffs

    The Boston Celtics tied their first-round playoff series with the Atlanta Hawks at two games apiece on Sunday with a 104-95 overtime victory...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 7 days ago 45 reads 0 comments

  6. LeBron James Enthusiastically Coaches Cavaliers Teammates in Timeout vs. Pistons

    Coach LeBron James returned Sunday night in Game 4 against the Detroit Pistons. With the No. 8 seed fighting for its life against James' Cleveland Cavaliers, LBJ went into instruction ...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 7 days ago 16,873 reads 15 comments

  7. 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 7 days ago 2,758 reads 13 comments

  8. Hawks vs. Celtics: Game 4 Score and Twitter Reaction from 2016 NBA Playoffs

    The Boston Celtics were able to overcome Paul Millsap's playoff career-high 45 points en route to a 104-95 overtime win over the Atlanta Hawks in Game 4 at the TD Garden on Sunday...

    Mike Norris Written by Mike Norris about 7 days ago 14,081 reads 186 comments

  9. Jeff Teague Holds Ball for 15 Seconds, Loses It While Attempting Buzzer-Beater

    The Atlanta Hawks’ final possession in the fourth quarter of Sunday’s Game 4 against the Boston Celtics was downright painful to watch...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 7 days ago 11,485 reads 9 comments

  10. Draymond Green Blasts Reporter Who Compared Warriors to Houston Floods

    Golden State Warriors power forward Draymond Green has no tolerance for certain types of questions in his postgame press conferences...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 7 days ago 213,708 reads 132 comments

  11. Golden State Warriors Need Over-the-Top Confidence More Than Ever

    Stephen Curry returned to play Game 4 against the Houston Rockets Sunday, but the restoration of order that was supposed to accompany him never showed up...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 7 days ago 42,667 reads 135 comments

  12. Warriors vs. Rockets: Game 4 Video Highlights and Recap from 2016 NBA Playoffs

    The Golden State Warriors seized full control of their first-round playoff series against the Houston Rockets on Sunday with a 121-94 victory in Game 4 at the Toyota Center. The defending champions are now ahead 3-1 in the series...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 7 days ago 87 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 7 days ago 22,297 reads 87 comments

  14. Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Detroit Pistons: Live Score, Analysis for Game 4

    Following a 100-98 win on Sunday at The Palace at Auburn Hills, the Cleveland Cavaliers (No. 1) have swept the Detroit Pistons (No. 8) and are on to the second round. Cleveland was led by Kyrie Irving , who had 31 points and five assists...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 7 days ago 19,205 reads 308 comments

  15. Warriors Set NBA Record vs. Rockets for Most 3-Pointers in Playoff Game

    The Golden State Warriors may have been without Stephen Curry for the second half on Sunday against the Houston Rockets, but it didn't stop them from setting yet another NBA record...

    Mike Norris Written by Mike Norris about 7 days ago 3,744 reads 4 comments

  16. Warriors vs. Rockets: Game 4 Score and Twitter Reaction from 2016 NBA Playoffs

    The Golden State Warriors outscored the Houston Rockets 65-38 in the second half en route to a 121-94 victory Sunday in the Toyota Center. With the win, the reigning champions own a 3-1 first-round lead in the 2016 NBA playoffs...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 7 days ago 33,558 reads 197 comments

  17. Spurs vs. Grizzlies: Game 4 Video Highlights and Recap from 2016 NBA Playoffs

    The San Antonio Spurs pulled off an opening-round series sweep against the Memphis Grizzlies on Sunday at FedExForum , winning 116-95...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 7 days ago 31 reads 0 comments

  18. Grizzlies Head Coach Dave Joerger Praises Team, Cries After Sweep vs. Spurs

    Despite getting swept by the San Antonio Spurs in the first round of the NBA playoffs, Memphis Grizzlies head coach Dave Joerger couldn't be more proud of his team. The No...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 7 days ago 15,459 reads 26 comments

  19. Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook Fined for Actions in Game 4 vs. Mavericks

    The Oklahoma City Thunder took a commanding 3-1 lead in their first-round playoff series against the Dallas Mavericks with a 119-108 victory Saturday, but superstars Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook did not escape without punishment...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 7 days ago 76,014 reads 40 comments

  20. 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 7 days ago 17,763 reads 28 comments

  21. 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 7 days ago 8,110 reads 23 comments

  22. Stephen Curry Injury: Updates on Warriors Star's Knee and Return

    Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry suffered a Grade 1 MCL sprain in his right knee after slipping during Game 4 against the Houston Rockets on April 24...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 7 days ago 318,381 reads 341 comments

  23. 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 7 days ago 1,372 reads 6 comments

  24. Atlanta Hawks vs. Boston Celtics: Live Score, Analysis for Game 4

    Two years ago, the Boston Celtics were one of the NBA 's bottom feeders. Now, they are a part of what may be the best first-round series in this year's playoffs...

    Matthew Schmidt Written by Matthew Schmidt about 7 days ago 23,220 reads 247 comments

  25. James Harden Hits Buzzer-Beater at End of 1st Quarter to Tie Game 4 vs. Warriors

    Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry is back on the court for Sunday's Game 4, but the Houston Rockets are too. In fact, the Rockets are hanging right with the top-seeded Warriors early on, thanks to a big run late in the first quarter...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 7 days ago 10,715 reads 8 comments