1. Lonzo Ball Compares His Game to Magic Johnson, Talks Possibly Playing for Lakers

    Lonzo Ball , one of the top talents in this year's NBA draft, spoke with Shams Charania of The Vertical about Magic Johnson's influence on his game and his desire to play for his hometown Los Angeles Lakers , among other topics...

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  2. The Ghost of the GOAT: Why There Isn't a 'Next Michael Jordan' Anymore

    To follow in the footsteps of MJ was the ultimate aspiration and a lingering curse. B/R Mag's Howard Beck talks to the heirs apparent about the blessings of what's next

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  3. Drake, Draymond Green Meme Each Other in Friendly Instagram War

    Draymond Green has a few days off before his Golden State Warriors are back in action, and it appears he's found a way to kill some time: a meme war with Drake...

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  4. Jaleel White Recalls 17-Year-Old Kobe Bryant Beating Up on UCLA in Pickup Games

    One day it's a Steve Urkel slam poem , the next it's an awesome Mamba flashback. This Kobe Bryant -Jaleel White duo is pure gold...

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  5. NBA Playoffs 2017: Top Scores and Highlights from Round 1 Bracket

    Round 1 of the NBA playoffs has almost concluded, and we've already seen some casualties after most series have concluded four or five games. In the Eastern Conference, the No...

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  6. Rajon Rondo out for Game 5 vs. Celtics with Thumb Injury

    Chicago Bulls guard Rajon Rondo said he would miss the team's Game 5 matchup against the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night after an X-ray showed no change in his fractured right thumb, according to Jay King of MassLive...

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  7. Iso Joe Johnson Isn't a Joke Anymore; He's the Playoffs' Perfect Weapon

    LOS ANGELES — It was a matter of pride and principle. Little practical purpose was being served by how hard Chris Paul and Joe Johnson were pushing and leaning on each other Tuesday night...

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  8. Los Angeles Clippers Now 1-11 in Game 5 When Series Tied 2-2

    Fact: The Los Angeles Clippers lost 96-92 to the Utah Jazz on Tuesday night, bringing their playoff record to 1-11 all time in Game 5 if the series is tied 2-2...

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  9. The Night in the NBA: Rockets Bounce Thunder, Jazz Down Clips & Spurs Stop Grizz

    From trash talk to Westbrook's final rally, round One of the playoffs has already been one for the books. Check out what last night held for NBA fans around the league. Get the best game highlights and scores experience in the new B/R app ...

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  10. Chicago Bulls vs. Boston Celtics Odds, Analysis and NBA Betting Pick

    The top-seeded Boston Celtics return home for Game 5 on Wednesday even with the eighth-seeded Chicago Bulls in their best-of-seven first-round playoff series and look to take a 3-2 series lead as big home favorites...

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  11. Breaking Down the Los Angeles Lakers' Potential Path to Paul George

    LOS ANGELES — On Sunday, the Indiana Pacers were eliminated from the postseason in four games by the Cleveland Cavaliers , 106-102...

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  12. Red Flags for 1st-Round Playoff Survivors

    If your favorite NBA team is one of the 13 still alive, congratulations! But also: Grab your umbrella, because we're about to rain on their parades. Lasting this long in the first round of the playoffs doesn't shield teams against criticism...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 day ago 56,625 reads 0 comments

  13. The Best 1-2 Punches in the NBA Playoffs so Far

    The first round of the NBA playoffs has been strange. Not because some series are unexpectedly competitive, but because few of the typical dynamic duos have showed up. DeMar DeRozan and Kyle Lowry haven't thrived for the Toronto Raptors...

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  14. Harden, Rockets Expose Westbrook's Fatal Flaw in Heated Closeout Game

    HOUSTON — The Houston Rockets pulled out all the stops. Before their series-clinching 105-99 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder at home Tuesday, they rolled out ...

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  15. NBA Playoff Schedule 2017: Wednesday TV Coverage and Game 5 Picks

    Tuesday night's first-round action in the NBA Playoffs saw Russell Westbrook and the Oklahoma City Thunder crash out in a 105-99 loss to the Houston Rockets...

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  16. NBA Mock Draft 2017: Updated 1st-Round Predictions, Analysis for Top Prospects

    As the Cleveland Cavaliers, Golden State Warriors and other NBA playoff teams continue to battle for a shot at the title, the league's bottom-feeders are preparing for June 22. This year's draft is peculiar...

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  17. Jazz Escape Clippers 96-92 Behind Gordon Hayward's 27 Points

    The Utah Jazz are one win away from a second-round date with the mighty Golden State Warriors . Utah won Game 5 of its playoff series against the Los Angeles Clippers 96-92 at Staples Center to take a 3-2 series lead...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 day ago 15,552 reads 0 comments

  18. 10 Things Happened Last Night We Never Expected

    Tuesday's three-game Western Conference slate was loaded with surprises, proving that even after six months of regular-season games and a nearly complete first round, it's still best to expect the unexpected...

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  19. Russell Westbrook, Patrick Beverley Trade Jabs After Rockets Win vs. Thunder

    Patrick Beverley and Russell Westbrook engaged in a verbal spat during the fourth quarter of the Houston Rockets' 105-99 Game 5 win Tuesday night, and the jawing didn't stop there...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 1 day ago 75,294 reads 0 comments

  20. Spurs Cruise to 116-103 Win vs. Grizzlies to Take 3-2 Series Lead

    The San Antonio Spurs held off a strong charge from Mike Conley and the Memphis Grizzlies at AT&T Center on Tuesday night to capture a 116-103 Game 5 win and take a 3-2 series lead...

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  21. Eric Gordon Rises over Thunder Defense for 1-Handed Poster Dunk in Traffic

    Eric Gordon still has bounce. In the second quarter of Tuesday night's win over the Oklahoma City Thunder, the oft-injured Houston Rockets shooting guard looked like a picture of health as he flew to the rim...

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  22. NBA Investigating Rockets Owner Leslie Alexander Accosting Ref During Game 5

    The Houston Rockets finished their series victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder with a 105-99 win in Tuesday's Game 5, but their owner is reportedly under investigation for his actions...

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  23. Rockets Eliminate Thunder with 105-99 Win Despite Russell Westbrook's Heroics

    Russell Westbrook 's 2016-17 season was a sight to behold, but it came to an end Tuesday when the Houston Rockets handed the Oklahoma City Thunder a 105-99 Game 5 defeat at Toyota Center...

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  24. Rajon Rondo Reportedly Will 'Attempt' to Play in Bulls vs. Celtics Game 5

    The Chicago Bulls may receive a much-needed boost at the point guard position for Wednesday's Game 5 against the Boston Celtics ...

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  25. James Harden and Rockets Teammates Wear All Black Before Game 5 vs. Thunder

    James Harden , Eric Gordon and Nene entered the Toyota Center in all black before hosting the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 5 of the teams' first-round playoff series Tuesday. "Funeral colors," former New York Knicks big man Kenyon Martin once said ...

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