1. LeBron James Leads Cavaliers Past Pacers in Game 1, CJ Miles Misses Game-Winner

    A missed jump shot at the buzzer by Indiana Pacers wingman CJ Miles allowed the second-seeded Cleveland Cavaliers to outlast the No...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 13 days ago 44,086 reads 0 comments

  2. LeBron James Scores on Alley-Oop from Kyrie Irving vs. Pacers

    With the NBA playoffs underway, fans anticipated LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers flipping the switch after a sluggish end to the season...

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  3. Isaiah Thomas Says Celtics Being Counted Out by Experts Is 'Just Crazy'

    The Boston Celtics enter the postseason as the Eastern Conference's No. 1 seed for the first time in nine years, but star point guard Isaiah Thomas still thinks his team isn't getting the respect it deserves...

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  4. Matt Barnes Out Game 1 vs. Trail Blazers with Ankle Injury

    The Golden State Warriors will be without Matt Barnes for Game 1 of their Western Conference playoff series against the Portland Trail Blazers due to an ankle injury...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 13 days ago 4,778 reads 0 comments

  5. NBA Playoffs 2017: Schedule Guide, Standings and Predictions for Round 1 Results

    The NBA playoffs aren't a one-and-done affair like March Madness—and after an entertaining path to the postseason, that's a good thing. Sometimes criticized for a long regular season, the NBA's playoffs get the same treatment...

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  6. Cleveland Has Swept Its Opponents in the 1st Round Last 2 Postseasons

    Fact: The Cavaliers and Pacers open up the NBA playoffs on Saturday afternoon. Cleveland has swept its opponent in the opening round in each of the last two postseasons...

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  7. Andre Drummond Needs 'Sense of Urgency,' Stan Van Gundy Says

    After a disappointing 2016-17 season, Detroit Pistons head coach Stan Van Gundy offered a frank assessment of center Andre Drummond on Friday. According to the Associated Press (h/t ESPN...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 13 days ago 3,405 reads 0 comments

  8. B/R Celebrates Start of 2017 NBA Playoffs with '8 Mile' Tribute

    NBA fans will lose themselves in playoff basketball once the postseason tips off Saturday. For everyone besides the Cleveland Cavaliers, Golden State Warriors and San Antonio Spurs, this year may be their one shot at glory...

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  9. Shaquille O'Neal to Pay for Funeral of Teen Who Accidentally Killed Himself

    Four-time NBA champion Shaquille O'Neal has offered to cover all funeral costs for Malachi Hemphill, a 13-year-old Georgia native who accidentally killed himself with a gun while streaming on Instagram Live this week...

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  10. NBA Playoff Bracket 2017: Full Review of Postseason Picture, Matchups and Odds

    Anyone waiting for the NBA playoffs to weed out some superfluous squads will miss an intriguing first-round slate. Even if it's all a prelude to the third Finals installment of Golden State Warriors vs...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 14 days ago 10,140 reads 0 comments

  11. NBA Playoff Schedule 2017: TV Guide, Live-Stream Coverage for Entire Postseason

    The NBA playoffs start on Saturday when the Indiana Pacers face the Cleveland Cavaliers at 3 p.m. ET. Here's a look at all the information you'll need, starting with the known ...

    Paul Kasabian Written by Paul Kasabian about 14 days ago 9,660 reads 0 comments

  12. NBA Playoffs 2017: TV Schedule and Predictions for Saturday's Round 1 Games

    The pathway to the NBA Finals and a shot at hoisting the Larry O’Brien Trophy starts on Saturday. With four games slated to tip off the 2016-17 NBA postseason, first-round storylines enrich the playoff experience...

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  13. LeBron James Goes Dark on Social Media for 2017 NBA Playoffs

    As has been the case since 2012, LeBron James is going dark on social media for the NBA playoffs. The three-time champion made as much clear late Friday evening, when he posted ...

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  14. Kristaps Porzingis Reportedly Skipped Knicks Exit Meetings, Frustrated with Team

    New York Knicks power forward Kristaps Porzingis skipped his exit meetings with front office personnel because of his displeasure with the "dysfunction" and "drama" that has enveloped the franchise, according to ESPN...

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  15. UNINTERRUPTED: The Art of Trash Talk Feat. Draymond Green + Gary Payton

    If you're going to trash talk, you've got to be able to back it up. Draymond Green sits down with one of the NBA 's most notorious trash talkers: Gary Payton, aka The Glove...

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  16. How the NBA MVP Voting Process Works, Announcement Date

    A year ago, the NBA announced Stephen Curry had been named the league's Most Valuable Player in unanimous fashion on May 10...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 14 days ago 80,167 reads 0 comments

  17. Jimmy Butler Says He's Looking Forward to Guarding Isaiah Thomas in NBA Playoffs

    As the Chicago Bulls look to upset the top-seeded Boston Celtics in the 2017 Eastern Conference playoffs, Jimmy Butler is embracing the challenge of guarding Isaiah Thomas when the series begins Sunday at TD Garden...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 14 days ago 12,220 reads 0 comments

  18. B/R Kicks: Best On-Court NBA Sneakers to End the 2016-17 Season

    Goodbye, sweet world of professional basketball. Now that the 2016-17 NBA playoffs are quickly approaching, the regular season has become a distant memory, leaving exceptional moments and bold footwear choices behind...

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  19. Carmelo Anthony Laughs at Phil Jackson's Criticisms in Instagram Post

    During a Friday afternoon press conference, New York Knicks president Phil Jackson made it clear he is ready to move on from Carmelo Anthony , one of three NBA players with a no-trade clause...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 14 days ago 27,362 reads 0 comments

  20. Phil Jackson Says Carmelo Anthony Trade Would Require 'Significant Player'

    If the New York Knicks are going to trade Carmelo Anthony this offseason, they don't appear willing to give the 10-time All-Star away...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 14 days ago 38,803 reads 0 comments

  21. Phil Jackson Says Carmelo Anthony May 'Be Better Off' on Team Other Than Knicks

    In a press conference Friday, New York Knicks president Phil Jackson lent credence to speculation Carmelo Anthony 's time with the organization could be nearing its conclusion ...

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  22. Gregg Popovich Misses Jazz F Boris Diaw as a Wine Drinking Partner

    We know Utah Jazz forward Boris Diaw likes his caffeine . Apparently he enjoys his wine, too. On Wednesday, Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich said that he misses the crafty forward, ...

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  23. Draymond Green Says He Looks Forward to Playoff Scrutiny Surrounding Warriors

    Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green is ready to embrace the added attention as the Dubs enter the 2017 NBA playoffs as the favorite to capture their second championship in the past three years...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 14 days ago 7,060 reads 0 comments

  24. NBA Draft 2017: Latest 1st-Round Mock Draft with Regular Season Completed

    This year's NBA draft should be one of the most intriguing in years, as there is elite talent on the top and an incredible amount of depth on the back end...

    Paul Kasabian Written by Paul Kasabian about 14 days ago 8,498 reads 0 comments

  25. Pacers Can Upset Cavs in NBA Playoffs by Claiming Home-Court Advantage

    Indiana's diehard passion for basketball helped stimulate the Pacers ' home record enough to land them in the 2017 NBA playoffs as the No. 7 seed in the Eastern Conference...

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