1. Cold Hard Fact for Tuesday, May 5, 2015

    Fact: On Monday night, the Cleveland Cavaliers never held a lead over the Chicago Bulls in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals. That's the first time that's happened to LeBron James in 85 career home playoff games...

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  2. NBA Playoff Bracket 2015: Conference Semis Dates, Schedule and Predictions

    The first round of the 2015 NBA playoffs ended rather quickly. Of the eight series, three were sweeps, two went just five games, two went six and only one went a full seven games...

    Sean ODonnell Written by Sean ODonnell about 2 days ago 2,521 reads 0 comments

  3. NBA Draft 2015: Updated Round 1 Mock Draft, Analysis of Riskiest Prospects

    If the NBA draft was easy, then anybody could do it. No general manager wants to be the guy who selects the next Kwame Brown or Michael Olowokandi. Any draft—be it in the NBA, MLB, NHL, NFL or MLS—is an inexact science...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 2 days ago 5,477 reads 2 comments

  4. Betting on the Future: Imagining the NBA Fan Experience with Regulated Gambling

    What are the odds LeBron James scores 10 points in a game when guarded by Jimmy Butler? Will the Clippers score 20 points in the paint when Dwight Howard is on the court? ...

    Jared Zwerling Written by Jared Zwerling about 2 days ago 146,583 reads 98 comments

  5. Daily Fantasy Basketball 2015: NBA DraftKings Ideal Lineup for May 5

    According to Basketball-Reference , on February 24, the Memphis Grizzlies were 41-14. The Atlanta Hawks were 49-12 at dawn of March 7. None of that matters now; both teams are 0-1...

    Tyler Condit Written by Tyler Condit about 2 days ago 3,259 reads 1 comments

  6. NBA Playoffs 2015: Tuesday TV Schedule and Semifinal Predictions

    The NBA playoffs are in full swing, and awaiting us Tuesday night is another doubleheader of conference semifinal action...

    Justin Neuman Written by Justin Neuman about 2 days ago 1,374 reads 1 comments

  7. McHale Calls out Rockets for '7th Grade' Turnovers

    HOUSTON -- This was an unacceptable loss by the Houston Rockets on Monday night. Playing after six days away against a team without one of its best players, the Rockets lost 117-101 ...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 2 days ago 33 reads 0 comments

  8. 2015 NBA Mock Draft: 1st-Round Predictions for Nation's Top Prospects

    The NBA draft is the shining beacon of hope in an otherwise depressing time for fanbases of teams not in the playoffs...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 2 days ago 8,511 reads 3 comments

  9. Ranking the Top 100 NBA Playoff Performers of All Time

    No player's resume is complete until he's strutted his stuff in the playoffs. You've all heard that familiar refrain before...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 2 days ago 99,844 reads 472 comments

  10. Griffin, Clippers Finding Chemistry Can Overcome Almost Anything in Playoffs

    Dig a little deeper into big playoff victories and you see that so much goes into them. It might not look the case for the Los Angeles Clippers, seemingly riding high from the ...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 2 days ago 57,671 reads 246 comments

  11. Would Marc Gasol or LaMarcus Aldridge Be Best Option for Spurs in Free Agency?

    The San Antonio Spurs could be more active in free agency than ever before, since the 2015 offseason currently holds a handful of questions that won't be answered for a couple months...

    David Kenyon Written by David Kenyon about 2 days ago 9,815 reads 39 comments

  12. Best-Case Scenarios for the Most Needy NBA Teams of the 2015 Offseason

    With the NBA Playoffs in full swing, it's easy to forget that most teams are already home—or golfing, or fishing, or some other cliche loser activity—pondering how to fix things for next season...

    John Dorn Written by John Dorn about 2 days ago 63,156 reads 210 comments

  13. Top 10 Plays and Moments from Charlotte Hornets' 2014-15 Season

    I'm sure we all wish this article was being written in June to include some historic playoff moments, but this is the hand the Charlotte Hornets were dealt...

    Justin Hussong Written by Justin Hussong about 2 days ago 798 reads 5 comments

  14. Blake Griffin's Triple-Double Puts Clippers in Driver's Seat vs. Rockets

    With Chris Paul out and the beleaguered Los Angeles Clippers barely recovered from a brutal first-round series, the Houston Rockets approached Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals confident they could win at half-speed...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 2 days ago 46,497 reads 233 comments

  15. Ranking Brooklyn Nets' Biggest Needs for 2015 NBA Offseason

    A 38-win season can't be considered a success for the Brooklyn Nets , even if they did play the Atlanta Hawks closer than many expected in the first round of the NBA playoffs...

    Fred Katz Written by Fred Katz about 2 days ago 2,424 reads 7 comments

  16. David Blatt Left Looking for Answers as Cavs Hope to Rebound in Game 2 vs. Bulls

    CLEVELAND — All Monday night, it seemed as if LeBron James, his coach and his teammates were just throwing stuff at walls, hoping that something stuck, only to see everything eventually slide sadly down to the floor...

    Ethan Skolnick Written by Ethan Skolnick about 2 days ago 117,877 reads 399 comments

  17. Clippers vs. Rockets: Game 1 Video Highlights and Recap from 2015 NBA Playoffs

    After a thrilling seven-game series against the defending champion San Antonio Spurs, the Los Angeles Clippers hoped to carry their momentum as they took on the Houston Rockets...

    Tom Kinslow Written by Tom Kinslow about 2 days ago 6,031 reads 33 comments

  18. Even Without Paul, Clippers Beat Rockets in Game 1

    The Clippers pulled off a 117-101 win over the Houston Rockets in Game 1 of their second-round playoff series at Toyota Center on Monday...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 2 days ago 563 reads 0 comments

  19. Sloppy Play Catches Up to Rockets Late in Game 1 Loss

    For all the Clippers lacked, from their presumed indispensable star to time since their sensational first-round series to catch their breath, they had the quality the Rockets lacked in and needed most...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 2 days ago 80 reads 0 comments

  20. Los Angeles Clippers vs. Houston Rockets: Postgame Grades and Analysis

    Blake Griffin registered his third triple-double of the postseason, lifting the Los Angeles Clippers to a stunning 117-101 win over the Houston Rockets on Monday at the Toyota Center...

    David Kenyon Written by David Kenyon about 2 days ago 4,937 reads 43 comments

  21. Parsons Tweets 'Sweet Dreams' After Rockets Lose Game 1

    The Houston Rockets had every opportunity to run the Los Angeles Clippers out of the gym on Monday in Game 1 of the conference semifinals...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 2 days ago 2,668 reads 4 comments

  22. Clippers vs. Rockets: Game 1 Score and Twitter Reaction from 2015 NBA Playoffs

    Going forward, starting Austin Rivers at point guard may not be the most optimal strategy for the Los Angeles Clippers. But it didn't matter Monday night, as L.A...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 2 days ago 42,952 reads 327 comments

  23. McHale Calls out Rockets for '7th Grade' Turnovers

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 2 days ago 15 reads 0 comments

  24. Otto Porter Emerging as Washington Wizards' Biggest Playoff X-Factor

    The Washington Wizards ' postseason run has been full of pleasant surprises. Paul Pierce has taken an extended soak in the NBA 's fountain of youth, John Wall 's worked as a pick-and-roll clinician, and the team's defense ranks No...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 2 days ago 7,663 reads 21 comments

  25. Draymond Reacts to Curry Winning MVP

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