1. Believe It or Not, the 2016-17 Season Was a Success for the Los Angeles Lakers

    LOS ANGELES — For the first time in two decades, the Los Angeles Lakers gathered together for training camp in late September without future Hall of Famer Kobe Bryant on the roster...

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  2. Ranking the Rookie-Deal Players of the 2017 NBA Playoffs

    One of the best NBA postseason past times, starting right now, entails giving shoutouts to the non-superstars playing above their pay grade. It's easy to forget about these kiddos when the playoffs tip off...

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  3. Al Horford, Brad Stevens, More Talk Isaiah Thomas' Game 1 After Sister's Death

    The Chicago Bulls beat the Boston Celtics 106-102 Sunday in the first game of their playoff series, but there were things other than basketball on the mind of the home team...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 14 days ago 72,806 reads 0 comments

  4. Rockets Crush Thunder 118-87 as James Harden Outplays Russell Westbrook

    James Harden 's Houston Rockets landed the first blow Sunday in a heavyweight postseason showdown with fellow MVP candidate Russell Westbrook 's Oklahoma City Thunder ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 14 days ago 50,767 reads 0 comments

  5. James Harden Puts Enes Kanter on Skates, Makes Him Look Foolish on Defense

    There are a few universal truths in basketball, and two were revealed again Sunday at the Toyota Center. One, Houston Rockets guard James Harden has a ridiculous handle and offensive IQ...

    David  McCracken Written by David McCracken about 14 days ago 3,264 reads 0 comments

  6. Clint Capela Pulls Off an Unbelievable Layup While Drawing the Foul

    Who said big men don't have soft hands at the basket? Houston Rockets center Clint Capela may not be the world's greatest shooter, but he knows how to finish around the rim...

    David  McCracken Written by David McCracken about 14 days ago 1,783 reads 0 comments

  7. Bulls, Jimmy Butler Shock Top-Seeded Celtics Despite Isaiah Thomas' Big Night

    The Boston Celtics battled all season to beat the Cleveland Cavaliers and finish with the Eastern Conference's No. 1 seed. Then they lost their corresponding home-court advantage in the first playoff series in one game...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 14 days ago 47,210 reads 0 comments

  8. Draymond Green, Steve Kerr Talk Warriors' Game 1 Win vs. Blazers in NBA Playoffs

    After he nearly posted a triple-double in the Golden State Warriors ' 121-109 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Sunday at Oracle Arena, Draymond Green was naturally one of the biggest topics of discussion after the game...

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  9. Paul Millsap Says Wizards 'Were Playing MMA' During Game 1 Win vs. Hawks

    Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Millsap took issue with the Washington Wizards ' game plan in the opening game of their first-round playoff series Sunday...

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  10. Boston Celtics Honor Chyna Thomas with Pregame Tribute, Fans Give IT4 MVP Chant

    Boston Strong is a movement, and Boston Celtics fans showed the spirit of the movement Sunday. After news spread of the death of Chyna Thomas , the younger sister of Celtics ...

    David  McCracken Written by David McCracken about 14 days ago 5,406 reads 0 comments

  11. Draymond Green Continues His Block Party, Swats Damian Lillard's Dunk Attempt

    Just give Draymond Green the Defensive Player of the Year award already. After stuffing Portland Trail Blazers big man Noah Vonleh at the rim earlier in the game, Green—also ...

    David  McCracken Written by David McCracken about 14 days ago 1,132 reads 0 comments

  12. Warriors Outlast Damian Lillard, CJ McCollum in 121-109 Game 1 Win vs. Blazers

    Like the Cleveland Cavaliers a day prior, the Golden State Warriors faced far more resistance than expected in their playoff opener...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 14 days ago 26,914 reads 0 comments

  13. Russell Westbrook, James Harden Talk on Friendship Ahead of Thunder vs. Rockets

    Russell Westbrook has complete focus heading into the upcoming playoff matchup against James Harden and the Houston Rockets...

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  14. Draymond Green Stuffs Noah Vonleh at the Rim

    Can someone see if Noah Vonleh is doing all right? The Portland Trail Blazers big man looked as if he were about to add a poster dunk on Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green ...

    David  McCracken Written by David McCracken about 14 days ago 2,500 reads 0 comments

  15. Isaiah Thomas 'Struggling' After Sister's Death, Plays in Game 1 vs. Bulls

    A family tragedy is weighing heavily on Boston Celtics star Isaiah Thomas . Head coach Brad Stevens provided an update Sunday, per the team's Twitter account: Thomas ...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 14 days ago 32,221 reads 0 comments

  16. Wizards PG John Wall Overpowers Hawks in Game 1 Win

    John Wall was locked in Sunday. The Washington Wizards star point guard steamrolled the Atlanta Hawks with game highs of 32 points and 14 assists in a 114-107 victory. He was everywhere, including above the rim...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 14 days ago 12,872 reads 0 comments

  17. John Wall, Markieff Morris Power Wizards to 114-107 Game 1 Win vs. Hawks

    The Washington Wizards and Atlanta Hawks did anything but put on a beautiful basketball game Sunday. There were a near-constant barrage of tipped passes, bad fouls and turnovers ...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 14 days ago 10,810 reads 0 comments

  18. John Wall Chases Down Dennis Schroder for Vicious Block vs. Hawks

    Washington Wizards star John Wall led all point guards in blocks during the 2016-17 NBA regular season. He showed why Sunday...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 14 days ago 1,641 reads 0 comments

  19. John Wall and Marcin Gortat Hook Up for Impressive Alley-Oop vs. Hawks

    The Washington Wizards are playoff-ready. In the opening quarter of their first-round series against the Atlanta Hawks on Sunday, star point guard John Wall floated an alley-oop for Marcin Gortat off a screen-and-roll with the Polish big man...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 14 days ago 1,231 reads 0 comments

  20. Jusuf Nurkic Out for Game 1 vs. Warriors with Leg Injury

    Portland Trail Blazers center Jusuf Nurkic will miss Sunday's Game 1 matchup against the Golden State Warriors as he continues recovering from a lower leg fracture. Casey Holdahl of the Blazers official website received word from the team...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 14 days ago 11,363 reads 0 comments

  21. NBA Draft 2017: Latest 1st-Round Projections and Top Prospects' Stock Watch

    The fast march to the NBA draft begins following a thrilling March Madness. There, some prospects entered household-name status and bumped draft stock in dramatic fashion (more on them in a bit)...

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  22. Raptors Are 1-11 in Game 1s in Franchise History, Including 0-9 in Opening Round

    Fact: The Toronto Raptors lost to the Milwaukee Bucks 97-83 in Game 1 of the opening round of the NBA playoffs Saturday. They are 1-11 in Game 1s in franchise history, including 0-9 in the opening round...

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  23. Pistons Rumored to Be Willing to Match Any Kentavious Caldwell-Pope Offer Sheet

    The Detroit Pistons are reportedly willing to match any offer sheet for guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope this summer—even if it reaches the league maximum...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 15 days ago 47,236 reads 0 comments

  24. NBA Playoffs 2017: Game Times, TV Schedule and Predictions for Sunday Matchups

    On Saturday, the 2016-17 NBA playoffs started off with a tight contest between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Indiana Pacers. The defending champions prevailed, but the No. 6 Milwaukee Bucks upset the No...

    Maurice Moton Written by Maurice Moton about 15 days ago 4,953 reads 0 comments

  25. NBA Playoff Bracket 2017: Predictions for Remainder of Postseason Picture

    NBA playoff basketball just started, but it’s never too early to provide predictions on matchup favorites and teams to watch going forward. Most analysts picked the Golden State Warriors to represent the West...

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