1. Carmelo Anthony Says He Second-Guessed Decision to Re-Sign with Knicks

    It was a rough season for Carmelo Anthony . He played in just 40 games this season and watched as the New York Knicks earned just 17 wins after he signed a five-year, $124 million contract to remain with the team last offseason...

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  2. Imagining an Injury-Free NBA Playoff Bracket

    Somewhere, there's an alternate NBA universe in which the 2014-15 regular season played out without pain. Injuries didn't crop up to hobble contenders, dash playoff dreams or, more positively, allow unsung heroes to rise in relief...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 1 day ago 2,958 reads 28 comments

  3. For Thomas, Long Road to Success Ended in Boston

    About 100 children are packed into the bleachers at the Waltham Boys & Girls Club, as life-size decals of Tom Brady and Paul Pierce stare down from concrete walls...

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  4. Shooting an Art for Beal, but Scoring a Battle

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  5. Melo Questioned Staying in NY, but Looking Forward

    GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- Carmelo Anthony believes there are better days coming for the New York Knicks , but he briefly second-guessed his decision to re-sign with New York because of the team's struggles this season...

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  6. Playoffs Give Nets 2nd Shot to End Season Right

    The Nets haven't exactly set the world on fire this season, limping into the postseason with a 38-44 record and the eighth seed in the Eastern Conference — a spot they only ...

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  7. Trail Blazers vs. Grizzlies: Ric Bucher's Series Preview and Predictions

    The No. 4 Portland Trail Blazers will face off against the No. 5 Memphis Grizzlies in the first round of the NBA playoffs this Sunday in Memphis...

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  8. Clippers vs. Spurs: Ric Bucher's Series Preview and Predictions

    The No. 3 Los Angeles Clippers will attempt to overcome the No. 6 defending champion San Antonio Spurs in the first round of the NBA playoffs this Sunday in Los Angeles...

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  9. Howard Beck and Ric Bucher's NBA Playoff Edition Fact or Fiction

    The NBA regular season has come to a close, and the playoffs are set to begin Saturday . The brackets are populated, the last-minute teams found their way into the top eight, and now it's time to see who takes home the Larry O'Brien trophy...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 1 day ago 9,700 reads 75 comments

  10. Thunder Players Greeted by Mob of Fans After Last Game of 2014-15 Regular Season

    The Oklahoma City Thunder's playoff hopes were alive headed into the final game of the regular season, but in a historically tough Western Conference, even MVP candidate Russell Westbrook 's best efforts couldn't catapult them into the eighth seed...

    Tristan Thornburgh Written by Tristan Thornburgh about 1 day ago 20,622 reads 82 comments

  11. Keys to a Boston Celtics Upset of LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers

    The NBA regular season has drawn to a close, and the Boston Celtics are gearing up for a first-round matchup with LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers . Almost nobody thinks Boston has a chance to win this series...

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  12. 'Art of Footwork' Video Shows Slick Moves from NBA Stars of Past and Present

    Highlight dunks and shots usually get the oohs and aahs from basketball fans, but footwork is a huge part of the game. The folks at Stronger Team put together this fantastic compilation of slick footwork from NBA stars of the past and present...

    Brian Chen Written by Brian Chen about 1 day ago 85,924 reads 63 comments

  13. Rockets vs. Mavericks: Ric Bucher's Series Preview and Predictions

    It'll be a Texas-sized matchup when the No. 7 Dallas Mavericks challenge the No. 2 Houston Rockets in the first round of the NBA playoffs this Saturday in Houston...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 1 day ago 3,322 reads 80 comments

  14. Warriors vs. Pelicans: Ric Bucher's Series Preview and Predictions

    The No. 8 New Orleans Pelicans take on the first-place Golden State Warriors in the first round of the NBA playoffs this Saturday...

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  15. NBA Playoffs Betting Preview: Golden State Warriors Top Western Conference Odds

    The Golden State Warriors head into the 2015 NBA playoffs as the team to beat in the Western Conference at 11-10 odds...

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  16. NBA Playoffs Betting Preview: Cleveland Cavaliers Lead Eastern Conference Odds

    LeBron James is used to entering the NBA playoffs as the favorite and will do so yet again this year with the second-seeded Cleveland Cavaliers (53-29)...

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  17. Sefolosha's Teammates Express Support, Concern About Police Incident

    CHICAGO -- Teammates of Thabo Sefolosha voiced support Wednesday for the injured Atlanta Hawks forward and offered opinions about the larger issue of law enforcement and people of color...

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  18. Hawks Hoping to Leave Atlanta Wreckage Behind

    Long ago, after a certain number of fizzles, flops and all around debacles, the default position for Atlanta sports fans became: doom.....

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  19. Most Dangerous Teams Headed into the 2015 NBA Playoffs

    Warn your favorite— or adopted —NBA playoff team. Dangerously good postseason competition is coming. Identifying the scariest of all playoff participants is twofold...

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  20. Redrafting the First Round of 2014 NBA Draft, End-of-Season Edition

    You don't often get mulligans in sports, but now that each rookie has played the final regular-season game of his first run-through in the Association, let's pretend the league gets to redo the 2014 NBA draft...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 1 day ago 4,383 reads 31 comments

  21. NBA Playoff Playlists: What Players Listen to Before They Take the Court

    Before NBA players hit the court for some of the biggest games of their careers, they need to get in the zone, and sometimes noise-canceling headphones and their favorite music is the best way to do that...

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  22. ESPN Releases Animated Version of the NBA's Top Plays of the 2014-15 Season

    With the end of the 2014-15 NBA regular season, ESPN ranked its top 10 plays of the year but added a unique twist: some hand-drawn (we think) animations...

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  23. NBA Playoffs 2015: Complete Predictions Through the Finals

    At long last, it's time to bid farewell to the NBA season's 82-game slog and scrub our brains of all those wacky, end-of-season playoff scenarios and the mass confusion they inspired...

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  24. NBA to Begin HGH Testing in 2015-16 Season: Latest Details, Comments, Reaction

    The NBA 's anti-drug policy will take a big step forward on Thursday, as the league announced it will begin testing for human growth hormone in the 2015-16 season. Marc J...

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  25. J.R. Smith Compares Playing with LeBron and Carmelo

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