1. 2014 NBA Playoffs: Will There Be a First-Round Upset?

    With a terrifyingly physical team occupying the No. 7 seed in the West and a highly vulnerable former powerhouse stumbling into the playoffs with the East's top seed, you'd think the 2013-14 NBA postseason would be ripe for a first-round upset...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 1 day ago 3,989 reads 19 comments

  2. Best Individual Matchups in the First Round of 2014 NBA Playoffs

    From the historically significant battles to the bouts of the up-and-comers, the opening round of the 2014 NBA playoffs is littered with intoxicating individual matchups. Point-guard play predictably rules the roost...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 1 day ago 54,532 reads 183 comments

  3. Clifford, Joerger Named Coaches of the Month

    Coach Steve Clifford of the @ Bobcats (7-1) & Coach Dave Joerger of the @MemGrizz (6-2) named NBA Coaches of the Month for April...

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  4. UCLA's Jordan Adams Declines to Enter Draft

    UCLA sophomore Jordan Adams will return to school for his junior year instead of entering the 2014 NBA draft, according to Jeff Goodman of ESPN.com. Jon Rothstein of CBSSports.com confirms the news...

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  5. Kevin Durant Enters Michael Jordan Territory with 4th Scoring Title in 5 Years

    Kevin Durant has a long way to go before the Michael Jordan comparisons can begin in earnest, but he's already setting himself apart from the crowd of iconic scorers to go before him...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 1 day ago 1,302 reads 0 comments

  6. Phoenix Suns' 48 Wins Match NBA Record for Non-Playoff Team

    The Phoenix Suns were one of the NBA 's feel-good stories of the 2013-14 campaign, improving by 23 wins under first-year coach Jeff Hornacek after finishing last season a woeful ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 1 day ago 1,575 reads 8 comments

  7. Cold Hard Fact for Thursday, April 17, 2014

    Fact: Kevin Durant joins Wilt Chamberlain and Michael Jordan as the only players to lead the NBA in points in five straight seasons...

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  8. What the 2014-2015 Philadelphia 76ers Could Look Like

    The Philadelphia 76ers struggled this season, but have a promising future. What could the Sixers look like for the 2014-15 season? Check out the video to see what the Philadelphia 76ers could look like next season...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 1 day ago 5,640 reads 62 comments

  9. Thunder's Kevin Durant Wins Scoring Title by 3rd-Highest Margin Since 1970

    Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant scored 42 points Wednesday against the Detroit Pistons to clinch his fourth career NBA scoring title. Durant averaged a career-high 32...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 1 day ago 1,632 reads 4 comments

  10. The Crippling, All-Court Influence of Andrew Bogut's Absence

    That analysis of the crushing impact Andrew Bogut's indefinite absence will have on the Warriors playoff hopes has been relegated to one side of the ball is extremely telling...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 1 day ago 131 reads 0 comments

  11. Nick Young on Iggy Azalea's Ass -- 'What I'm Gonna Do'

    Who needs playoffs when there's QUALITY ASS to tap? Not Swaggy P ... 'cause after the Lakers final game last night, dude was FIRED UP about takin' it to the hole with his rap superstar GF Iggy Azalea...

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 1 day ago 2,019 reads 2 comments

  12. Philadelphia 76ers' Needs During 2014 Offseason

    You'd have a much easier time figuring out what the Philadelphia 76ers don't need than you would determining what they do...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 1 day ago 10,503 reads 66 comments

  13. Biggest Needs for Los Angeles Lakers During 2014 Offseason

    The Los Angeles Lakers ’ most pressing requirements heading into the 2014 offseason can be summed up in one word: everything. The coaching situation is in turmoil, the franchise will be coming off its worst season since moving to L...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 1 day ago 24,585 reads 59 comments

  14. Biggest Needs for New York Knicks During 2014 Offseason

    The 2014 offseason for the New York Knicks should be a critical one for the franchise's future. With multiple decisions to make in both personnel and staff, this is where the Knicks could really forge a direction and turn things around...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 1 day ago 22,797 reads 110 comments

  15. Biggest Needs for Boston Celtics During 2014 Offseason

    The Boston Celtics are in no position to stand pat. Just how busy this offseason turns out to be will depend largely on the opportunities that present themselves. The organization won't be doing itself any favors by trying to rush things...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 1 day ago 11,903 reads 77 comments

  16. Biggest Needs for Minnesota Timberwolves During 2014 Offseason

    How many lottery-bound team have as much talent as the Minnesota Timberwolves ? None. In fact, few playoff teams can match the firepower on Minnesota's roster. They have what should be an MVP candidate in Kevin Love...

    Joe  Flynn Written by Joe Flynn about 1 day ago 6,395 reads 10 comments

  17. Biggest Needs for Denver Nuggets During 2014 Offseason

    It would be tough to classify this season as anything better than a disappointment for the injury-plagued Denver Nuggets ...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 1 day ago 3,597 reads 8 comments

  18. Biggest Needs for Cleveland Cavaliers During 2014 Offseason

    The Cleveland Cavaliers have put yet another losing campaign in the record books. They’ ve now missed the playoffs for four straight seasons dating back to when LeBron James took his talents to South Beach following the 2009-10 NBA season...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 1 day ago 13,001 reads 39 comments

  19. Biggest Needs for Detroit Pistons During 2014 Offseason

    If the five consecutive seasons without a playoff appearance weren ’t evidence enough, the resignation of Detroit Pistons general manager and president Joe Dumars signifies the end of an era in Motown...

    Jim  Cavan Written by Jim Cavan about 1 day ago 7,225 reads 43 comments

  20. Biggest Needs for Orlando Magic During 2014 Offseason

    There aren't many quick fixes for a team on its way to a bottom-five finish. So unless the Orlando Magic can somehow convince LeBron James to move a few hours north, they'll need to take smaller steps to get back to title contention...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 1 day ago 4,902 reads 77 comments

  21. Biggest Needs for Utah Jazz During 2014 Offseason

    The Utah Jazz —intentionally or not—embraced losing in 2013-14 by sporting the league’s worst defensive rating (109.1 points allowed per 100 possessions) combined with the NBA ’s 25th-ranked offensive rating (100...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 1 day ago 3,863 reads 13 comments

  22. Biggest Needs for New Orleans Pelicans During 2014 Offseason

    There are few offseason wish lists that are as straightforward as the New Orleans Pelicans '. The first, second and third orders of business will be getting healthy. Everything else is a matter of opinion...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 1 day ago 3,919 reads 12 comments

  23. Report: Members of Cavs Organization Doubt Kyrie Irving Is Worth Max Contract

    A lost season marked by top-down dysfunction and a whole bunch of losing has the Cleveland Cavaliers questioning the wisdom of breaking the bank on Kyrie Irving ...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 1 day ago 1,148 reads 12 comments

  24. Biggest Needs for Milwaukee Bucks During 2014 Offseason

    It's a good time to be a Milwaukee Bucks fan. No, really. That may sound like a strange thing to say since the Bucks have the worst record in the league, but changes are coming...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 1 day ago 5,340 reads 27 comments

  25. Biggest Needs for Sacramento Kings During 2014 Offseason

    Ranking atop the Sacramento Kings ' list of needs is patience. This is still a young club that almost certainly hasn't seen its best days...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 1 day ago 6,379 reads 28 comments