1. Thunder Suspend Brian Davis for Russell Westbrook 'Cotton Picking' Comment

    The Oklahoma City Thunder suspended play-by-play announcer Brian Davis for Game 1 of their first-round playoff series against the Utah Jazz for saying Russell Westbrook was "out ...

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  2. Michael Malone to Return as Nuggets Coach Despite Missing Playoffs

    The Denver Nuggets will bring back head coach Michael Malone for the 2018-19 season, Nuggets team president Tim Connelly told reporters Friday. Malone, 46, is 119-127 in his three seasons on Denver's bench...

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  3. Jodie Meeks Reportedly Suspended 25 Games for Drug Violation

    Washington Wizards guard Jodie Meeks is reportedly set to be suspended by the NBA for 25 games due to a violation of the NBA/NBPA Anti-Drug program...

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  4. Stephen Curry Reportedly Targeting Conference Semifinals Return from Knee Injury

    Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr is on the record of saying " there's no way " Stephen Curry will play in the first round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs after spraining his MCL ...

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  5. Hamidou Diallo Declares for 2018 NBA Draft; Will Hire Agent

    University of Kentucky guard Hamidou Diallo officially declared for the 2018 NBA draft following his freshman season with the Wildcats on Monday...

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  6. LA Lakers 'All-Time' Draft Class Impresses NBA Insiders Around the League

    LOS ANGELES — The Lakers have finally pulled up from the low period that dates back to the day Kobe Bryant tore his Achilles tendon in April 2013...

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  7. Even Without Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors Have Talent Edge over Spurs

    The NBA playoffs are finally here, and it couldn't come soon enough for the Golden State Warriors . Their final stretch wasn't pretty...

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  8. Judging the Comfort Levels for NBA Stars Heading into the Playoffs

    After a roller coaster of a regular season that took all the way to Game 82 to determine all the playoff seeds and matchups, the 2018 NBA playoffs are finally here. In the West, the Nos...

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  9. David Fizdale Reportedly Favorite for Hornets HC Job After Steve Clifford Firing

    Former Memphis Grizzlies head coach David Fizdale is reportedly a "leading candidate" to replace Steve Clifford with the Charlotte Hornets . The Hornets announced Clifford's exit Friday morning...

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  10. NBA Draft 2018: Latest 1st-Round Mock Draft with Regular Season Completed

    No sooner had the 2017-18 NBA season come to a close than the wheels of the offseason started officially turning. Three coaches have already been handed their walking papers. First, the New York Knicks cut ties with Jeff Hornacek ...

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  11. Joel Embiid Officially Ruled out of Game 1 vs. Heat with Face Injury, Concussion

    Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid was ruled out for the Sixers' playoff opener against the Miami Heat on Saturday...

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  12. NBA Playoffs 2018: Postseason Schedule, Bracket, Format and Odds

    The NBA playoffs get underway on Saturday, and the big story going into the playoffs is once again the Golden State Warriors...

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  13. Steve Clifford Fired by Hornets After 5 Seasons

    The Charlotte Hornets announced the firing of head coach Steve Clifford on Friday after five seasons at the helm. The move comes following a disappointing 2017-18 season in which the Hornets finished 10th in the Eastern Conference at 36-46...

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  14. The Perfect Warrior

    Jordan Bell has the keys—to overcoming Houston, Golden State’s title run and possibly the whole damn future. B/R Mag takes a look at the prototype of NBA centers to come.

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  15. NBA Playoff Bracket 2018: Final Standings, Postseason Picture and Predictions

    Sixteen teams will kick into high gear as the 2017-18 NBA playoffs get underway Saturday. The brackets feature intriguing matchups in both conferences...

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  16. Everything You Need to Know About Cavs' 1st-Round Matchup vs. Indiana Pacers

    In a 4-5 matchup no one would have predicted at the start of the year, the Cleveland Cavaliers (50-32) will host the Indiana Pacers (48-34) in the opening round for the second straight postseason...

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  17. Ranking the Top 50 Players in the 2018 NBA Playoffs

    Sit tight. The NBA postseason-participant player rankings you (obviously) ordered are en route. We just have to go over a few ground rules first. Players are being evaluated as if we're acquiring them for the 2018 playoffs...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Dan Favale and Adam Fromal about 10 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  18. ROY or Not, NBA Execs Prefer Ben Simmons, Could Get LeBron to GOAT Status

    After a superb rookie season, Ben Simmons will lead the Philadelphia 76ers into their first playoff series since 2012 on Saturday when they host the Miami Heat...

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  19. NBA Playoff Schedule 2018: Round-by-Round Dates, TV and Live-Stream Guide

    NBA fans may regret their desire to see the status quo disrupted. Contrary to what most onlookers believed in October, a fourth straight NBA Finals showdown between the Golden ...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 10 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  20. 2018 NBA Mock Draft: 1st-Round Predictions, Breaking Down Prospects on the Rise

    The majority of NBA draft prospects in the one-and-done era have been under the microscope of professional franchises since their high school days...

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  21. NBA Power Rankings: How All 30 Teams Stack Up at the End of 2017-18

    How good are all 30 NBA teams? That's a more complicated question than you'd think because answering it means pricing in whatever extra gear we believe each team has while also ...

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  22. DeMarre Carroll Reflects on Year with Nets in Heartfelt Instagram Post

    Brooklyn Nets forward DeMarre Carroll wrote a lengthy and heartfelt Instagram post reflecting on his basketball journey, his first season with the Nets, how the city ...

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  23. Greg Oden Doesn't Get Selected in BIG3 Basketball League Draft

    The teams in the BIG3 apparently weren't enamored with the idea of a new big man patrolling the lane. Greg Oden , who was the No. 1 overall pick in the 2007 NBA draft, was not selected in Thursday's draft...

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  24. BIG3 Basketball League 2018 Draft Results and Full Team Rosters

    The 2018 BIG3 draft was held Thursday night as Ice Cube's three-on-three league continued preparations for its second season...

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  25. Tyronn Lue: Important for Cavaliers to Use 10-Man Rotation in Playoffs

    Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue plans on using 10 players during the 2018 NBA playoffs. "You usually go nine," Lue said of a postseason rotation, per Dave McMenamin of ESPN...

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