1. NBA Playoff Schedule 2017: Tuesday TV Guide, Live-Stream Info and Picks

    Three MVP candidates will play on Tuesday night, with Russell Westbrook and James Harden facing off in Houston and Kawhi Leonard looking to defend his home court in San Antonio against Memphis...

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  2. Damian Lillard Says 'You Have to Be Obsessed' to Beat Warriors

    Following the Portland Trail Blazers ' 128-103 playoff-elimination loss to the Golden State Warriors on Monday, Blazers guard Damian Lillard expressed the need to be "obsessed" in order to take down the Dubs...

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  3. 2017 NBA Free Agent Stock Watch: Playoff Edition

    Potential buyers on the NBA free-agent market will always consider a player's full resume, but everyone's guilty of succumbing to a little recency bias now and then...

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  4. Ranking the Best 3-and-D Specialists in 2017 NBA Draft

    The NBA 's three-and-D guards and wings have risen in value over the years. Shooters who can defend are highly coveted, even if they lack dynamic scoring and playmaking ability...

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  5. Stephen Curry, Mike Brown Talk Warriors' Sweep of Blazers in 2017 NBA Playoffs

    The Golden State Warriors had little trouble completing their first-round playoff series sweep of the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday with a 128-103 victory at Moda Center...

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  6. Stephen Curry, Warriors Demolish Blazers After Record 1st Qtr, Complete Sweep

    The Portland Trail Blazers were supposed to be just a steppingstone for the Golden State Warriors on the way to bigger goals, but the two-time defending Western Conference champs took that step with style Monday...

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  7. Stephen Curry Shimmies After Drilling 3-Pointer over Al-Farouq Aminu

    The Golden State Warriors appeared to be operating at full capacity Monday when they poured in 72 points in the first half of their Game 4 Western Conference playoffs series against the Portland Trail Blazers...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 5 days ago 1,634 reads 0 comments

  8. Warriors Tie NBA Playoff Record with 45-Point 1st Quarter vs. Blazers

    The Golden State Warriors wanted to put the Portland Trail Blazers away before the team could get any hope in Game 4 at Moda Center . The No...

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  9. 7 Score in Double-Digits as Hawks Pull Away Late for 111-101 Win vs. Wizards

    The Atlanta Hawks just needed some home cooking. After dropping the first two games of their playoff series against the Washington Wizards on the road, they evened the battle ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 5 days ago 5,479 reads 0 comments

  10. Norman Powell's Career Night Vaults Raptors to Game 5 118-93 Win vs. Bucks

    For the first time this series, the Toronto Raptors are in control. The No. 3 seed in the Eastern Conference took a 3-2 lead in the first-round playoff matchup with a 118-93 win over the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday...

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  11. Kevin Durant Active for Game 4 of Warriors vs. Blazers After Leg Injury Recovery

    The Golden State Warriors announced Kevin Durant is available to play in Game 4 Monday night against the Portland Trail Blazers . NBC Sports Bay Area's Rosalyn Gold-Onwude added the team doesn't have a minutes restriction for Durant...

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  12. 'The Full 48' Podcast: Rockets GM Daryl Morey on Free Agency, NBA Rule Changes

    In Episode 3 of Beacher Report's The Full 48 podcast, Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey joins senior writer Howard Beck and B/R's Jordan Brenner. Morey discusses free agency, building a team and NBA rule changes...

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  13. Clippers' Austin Rivers to Play in Game 5 After Recovering from Hamstring Injury

    Los Angeles Clippers guard Austin Rivers is set to return to the lineup for Tuesday's Game 5 against the Utah Jazz . However, head coach Doc Rivers expects him to be on a minutes restriction, per Brad Turner of the Los Angeles Times ...

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  14. Russell Westbrook Calls Out Rockets Who Laughed at Roberson Missing Free Throws

    When Russell Westbrook is irked, he doesn't hold back. During Sunday's Game 4, the Houston Rockets had a good laugh at Oklahoma City Thunder forward Andre Roberson's expense...

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  15. Cleveland Cavaliers Post Historically Slim Winning Margin in 4-Game Sweep

    The Cleveland Cavaliers finished off their sweep of the Indiana Pacers with a 106-102 victory Sunday, but it wasn't as dominant a showing in the first round as the series score would indicate...

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  16. James Harden Reveals Ankle Injury, Says He'll Be 'Ready to Go' for Game 5

    Houston Rockets star James Harden revealed Monday that he's suffering from an ankle injury but said it won't jeopardize his status for the Rockets' Game 5 clash with the Oklahoma City Thunder , ESPN...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 5 days ago 6,268 reads 0 comments

  17. Jazz Mascot Lays Out Clippers Fan Who Knocked over Young Kid in Bubble Race

    Justice, thy name is Jazz Bear. During a stoppage in Sunday night's clash between fifth-seeded Utah and the fourth-seeded Los Angeles Clippers, the Jazz mascot absolutely drilled an enemy fan who knocked over a young boy in a bubble-ball race...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 5 days ago 18,917 reads 0 comments

  18. Nene Hilario Ties NBA Playoff Record with Impressive Game 4 Display

    Houston Rockets veteran Nene Hilario displayed impressive efficiency in Sunday's 113-109 Game 4 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder, collecting 28 points and 10 rebounds in 25 minutes to record his first double-double of 2016-17...

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  19. Kevin Durant Laughs at Viral Meme of Draymond Green Giving Him a Pep Talk

    Warning: NSFW language. Like most Twitter users, Kevin Durant enjoys a good meme now and then. In the second episode of his YouTube series, Still KD , the Golden State Warriors ...

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  20. Russell Westbrook Joins Wilt Chamberlain in Playoff History

    Oklahoma City Thunder superstar point guard Russell Westbrook notched 35 points, 14 assists and 14 rebounds in the club's 113-109 loss to the Houston Rockets on Sunday...

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  21. NBA Playoffs 2017: Postseason Standings, Championship Odds and Predictions

    The Cleveland Cavaliers took care of business on Sunday, knocking off the Indiana Pacers 106-102. In the process, Cleveland became the first team in the 2016-17 NBA playoffs to advance to Round 2...

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  22. Kobe Bryant Says He Doesn't Miss Basketball on 'Good Morning America'

    Kobe Bryant , on a promotional tour for his film Dear Basketball, told Good Morning America on Monday that he does not miss playing the sport. “No, I don’t. It’s crazy,” Bryant said...

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  23. Kristaps Porzingis 'Absolutely' Wants to Stay with Knicks, Talks on Phil Jackson

    Knicks forward Kristaps Porzingis said he wants to spend his entire career in New York but acknowledged winning is the most important factor in deciding his long-term future...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 5 days ago 33,294 reads 0 comments

  24. Sixers Rookie Ben Simmons and Rapper Fabolous Trade Playful Shots on Instagram

    While in Philadelphia for Chris Brown’s "The Party Tour," rapper Fabolous met up with Sixers rookie Ben Simmons . Apparently, Fab kept the point guard waiting...

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  25. LeBron James Has Won 21 Consecutive 1st-Round Games, Includes 5 Straight Sweeps

    Fact: The Cleveland Cavaliers swept the Indiana Pacers with a 106-102 victory on Sunday. Teams led by LeBron James have won 21 consecutive first-round games and swept each of their past five first-round series...

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