1. Cavaliers vs. Warriors: Game 1 Finals Odds, TV Schedule and Predictions

    There's finally an end in sight to a more than weeklong layoff entering the 2015 NBA Finals. But that won't come before at least a few more days of anticipation prior to Thursday's ...

    Steven Cook Written by Steven Cook about 22 hours ago 668 reads 0 comments

  2. NBA Mock Draft 2015: 1st-Round Predictions and Buzzworthy Frontcourt Prospects

    Don't call it a comeback, but the NBA is again transitioning back to a league in which the center is commanding more and more attention...

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  3. Warriors in the NBA Finals Is Significant for the Bay Area

    The Bay Area is filled with knowledgeable, passionate, and die-hard fans. Cities like Boston , Chicago , New York , Los Angeles, and Philadelphia are constantly under the limelight, whether they deserve it or not...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 22 hours ago 168 reads 0 comments

  4. Is Tristan Thompson a Luxury or Necessity for Cleveland Cavaliers Next Season?

    Every once in a while, an NBA team gets to experience one of those good problems. Win or lose against the Golden State Warriors in the upcoming NBA Finals, the Cleveland ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 22 hours ago 9,164 reads 41 comments

  5. Love Hurt Shoulder Celebrating ECF Win

    INDEPENDENCE, Ohio – Kevin Love said he anticipates being in the Cavaliers ' starting lineup on opening night of the 2015-16 season, but that goal was almost sabotaged...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 22 hours ago 284 reads 0 comments

  6. NBA Finals Betting: 5 Tips for Handicapping Pro Basketball Championship

    The 2015 NBA Finals between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors gets underway later this week with Game 1 of this best-of-seven showdown scheduled for Thursday night at Oracle Arena in Oakland...

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  7. Draft Notes: O'Neale, Haws, Harvey

    Royce O'Neale has seen his stock go up significantly since he began a slate of about 15 predraft workouts, a source tells Hoops Rumors.....

    Paige Kuhn Written by Paige Kuhn about 22 hours ago 9 reads 0 comments

  8. Gasol Expresses Admiration for Spurs as Free Agency Looms

    The NBA 's annual free agent period begins on July 1, and the Spurs are poised to be a major player with the possibility of more than $20 million in cap space.....

    Paige Kuhn Written by Paige Kuhn about 23 hours ago 24 reads 0 comments

  9. Would the Spurs Have Beaten Golden State?

    The Spurs fell in the first round to the Los Angeles Clippers , depriving us of a dream matchup in the Western Conference Finals between the defending champions and this year's budding juggernaut, the Golden State Warriors ...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 23 hours ago 307 reads 0 comments

  10. SLAM: 20-Year-Old Wiggins Ready for Next Step

    It's almost two years to the day since Nicolas Batum first saw Andrew Wiggins play in person. β€œIt was right here in Portland , when he played in the Hoop Summit,” recalls ...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 23 hours ago 64 reads 0 comments

  11. Cavs Aren't Favorites and They Could Care Less

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 23 hours ago 385 reads 0 comments

  12. FiveThirtyEight: Ranking LBJ's Supporting Cast

    The signature event of LeBron James's first stint with the Cleveland Cavaliers was probably his 48-point outburst against the Detroit Pistons in Game 5 the 2007 Eastern Conference finals...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 23 hours ago 208 reads 0 comments

  13. Cousins, Kings Are on Different Timelines

    The 2014-15 season marked the year the DeMarcus Cousins broke out, finally. 'Boogie' has always been on the verge, but hadn't put it all together yet. Even in just 59 games, this past season was proof that Cousins is a star...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 23 hours ago 103 reads 0 comments

  14. Each NBA Team's Longest-Tenured Player

    From 1984 through 2003, 19 seasons, John Stockton suited up at point guard for the Utah Jazz. The NBA 's all-time leader in assists and steals also held the record for longest tenure ever with just one team...

    Tyler Condit Written by Tyler Condit about 23 hours ago 71,190 reads 131 comments

  15. Skiles-Magic Future Seems Frustratingly Predictable

    Scott Skiles is going to turn the Orlando Magic into a fun competitive team for three years, and then everything after that is going to be miserable until the day he's inevitably fired...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 23 hours ago 85 reads 0 comments

  16. Bandwagon Fan's Guide to the '14-15 Warriors

    A friend of mine asked about this Warriors ride and me getting to cover the NBA Finals. Then she told me she'd be tuning in now that The Finals are about to kick off...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 23 hours ago 193 reads 0 comments

  17. Pau Gasol Comments on Bulls Letting Go of Tom Thibodeau

    Paige Kuhn Written by Paige Kuhn about 24 hours ago 23 reads 0 comments

  18. Hawks Reveal Updated Logos for Next Season

    The Atlanta Hawks unveiled their new primary and secondary logos Monday, and with it came the beginning of a new identity: The Atlanta Hawks Basketball Club...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 24 hours ago 36 reads 0 comments

  19. Is Stephen Curry the Best Shooter Ever? Yes, Say Many of NBA's All-Time Marksmen

    The assignment: Explore the notion that Warriors guard Stephen Curry is the greatest shooter in NBA history. Initial reaction: This will be easy...

    Ric Bucher Written by Ric Bucher about 24 hours ago 289,183 reads 492 comments

  20. Beck/Bucher Debate: Top Storylines in the 2015 NBA Finals

    The NBA Finals begin on June 4 when LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers face off against Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors. The Warriors haven't taken home a title since 1975, while the Cavaliers have never been NBA champions...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 24 hours ago 15,489 reads 122 comments

  21. Draymond on LeBron: 'He's Not God'

    With so much time between the Conference Finals and the NBA Finals, each team has had a lot of time to prepare for the other. That also means the anticipation and trash talk has heated up...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 24 hours ago 8,034 reads 10 comments

  22. Who the Miami Heat Should Target in 2015 NBA Draft

    Pat Riley and the Miami Heat enter the 2015 NBA draft with a vastly different set of circumstances than they had last offseason...

    Daniel O'Brien Written by Daniel O'Brien about 24 hours ago 13,639 reads 52 comments

  23. Nothing but (wide) Net: Celtics Evaluating All Draft Hopefuls

    WALTHAM, Mass. -- The Boston Celtics wrapped up a third consecutive day of pre-draft workouts on Friday with a six-man group that was heavy on mid-majors and included only one player that spots on ESPN...

    Paige Kuhn Written by Paige Kuhn about 24 hours ago 11 reads 0 comments

  24. Draft Notebook: Stevens Catches Up, C's Consider a Stash

    WALTHAM, Mass. -- Emptying out the notebook after the Boston Celtics hosted three consecutive days of pre-draft workouts last week (and before they launch into another batch of group workouts early this week)...

    Paige Kuhn Written by Paige Kuhn about 24 hours ago 7 reads 0 comments

  25. Celtics Work out Hollis-Jefferson, Anderson, Four Others

    WALTHAM, Mass. – If the Boston Celtics sit tight with the No. 16 pick in this month's draft, there are a couple guys working out for the team today that will get some consideration at that point in the draft...

    Paige Kuhn Written by Paige Kuhn about 24 hours ago 58 reads 0 comments