1. 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...

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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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 ...

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  5. 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 6 days ago 1,115 reads 0 comments

  6. 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 6 days ago 26,879 reads 0 comments

  7. 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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  8. 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 6 days ago 2,482 reads 0 comments

  9. 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 6 days ago 32,185 reads 0 comments

  10. 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...

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  11. 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 7 days ago 10,787 reads 0 comments

  12. 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...

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  13. 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 7 days ago 1,227 reads 0 comments

  14. 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 7 days ago 11,351 reads 0 comments

  15. 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)...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 7 days ago 20,608 reads 0 comments

  16. 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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  17. 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 7 days ago 46,374 reads 0 comments

  18. 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 7 days ago 4,775 reads 0 comments

  19. 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...

    Maurice Moton Written by Maurice Moton about 7 days ago 8,965 reads 0 comments

  20. Steve Francis Arrest Videos Released by TMZ

    Steve Francis was arrested Nov. 19 in Harris County, Texas, on DWI charges, and TMZ Sports released NSFW videos from the evening...

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  21. NBA Playoff Schedule 2017: Game Times, TV and Live-Stream Coverage for Sunday

    The NBA playoffs got off to a wild start on Saturday as the Cleveland Cavaliers and Utah Jazz each won their games on the final possession...

    Paul Kasabian Written by Paul Kasabian about 7 days ago 3,935 reads 0 comments

  22. 2017 NBA Mock Draft: Complete 1st-Round Predictions for Top Prospects and More

    Will the 2017 NBA draft become synonymous with other famous years, such as 1984 (which included Hall of Famers Michael Jordan, Hakeem Olajuwon, Charles Barkley and John Stockton) ...

    Paul Kasabian Written by Paul Kasabian about 7 days ago 58,564 reads 0 comments

  23. NBA Playoffs 2017: Schedule, Game Times and Predictions for 1st-Round Bracket

    Two games that went down to the buzzer and two blowouts summed up the first day of NBA playoff action on Saturday. Sunday brings an interesting quartet of games starting with the Atlanta Hawks and Washington Wizards at 1 p...

    Paul Kasabian Written by Paul Kasabian about 7 days ago 1,785 reads 0 comments

  24. Jazz Escape with Game 1 Win vs. Clippers Despite Rudy Gobert Injury

    On the road and without arguably their best player, the Utah Jazz defied the odds and defeated the Los Angeles Clippers 97-95 in Game 1 of the Western Conference quarterfinals ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 7 days ago 38,941 reads 0 comments

  25. Rudy Gobert Leaves Game vs. Clippers with Knee Injury

    Utah Jazz star Rudy Gobert was forced to leave Saturday's playoff game against the Los Angeles Clippers with a sprained left knee, the team announced ...

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