1. The Sleeper Team That Has What It Takes for Kevin Love Trade

    Following a report from earlier this month that Kevin Love has no interest in staying with the Minnesota Timberwolves , according to ESPN...

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  2. San Antonio Spurs vs. Oklahoma City Thunder: Game 4 Preview and Predictions

    Thanks in large part to the valiant comeback of Serge Ibaka , the Oklahoma City Thunder topped the San Antonio Spurs at home in Game 3, 106-97 ...

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  3. Can Chicago Bulls Avoid Using the Amnesty Clause on Carlos Boozer?

    The Chicago Bulls appear poised to move forward by using the league’s amnesty clause on Carlos Boozer while embracing the superior overall play of Taj Gibson...

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  4. Manu Ginobili Admits OKC Thunder Gave San Antonio Spurs Reality Check

    Following two blowout home-court wins, the San Antonio Spurs finally looked human during a mediocre performance in Sunday's 106-97 Game 3 loss against the Oklahoma City Thunder ...

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  5. San Antonio Spurs vs. OKC Thunder: Game 3 Preview and Predictions

    The San Antonio Spurs could not have looked more comfortable during their 112-77 drubbing of the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 2 on Wednesday. Their defense was rock solid, holding OKC below 20 points in three of the four quarters...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 1 month ago 25,283 reads 239 comments

  6. Indiana Pacers vs. Miami Heat: Game 3 Preview and Predictions

    Thanks in large part to a late fourth-quarter surge from LeBron James and Dwyane Wade , the Miami Heat were able to knot their Eastern Conference Finals series with the Indiana Pacers at one game apiece...

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  7. Report: Cavs Worried About Joel Embiid's Back Despite Conflicting Stories

    After winning the NBA draft lottery for the third time in a four-year span, the Cleveland Cavaliers will once again be able to choose whichever incoming prospect they like best...

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  8. Report: Nuggets Again Deny Brian Shaw's Availability, Interest in NY Knicks

    Steve Kerr’s decision to sign on as the new head coach of the Golden State Warriors has forced New York Knicks President of Basketball Operations Phil Jackson to explore other options...

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  9. Under-the-Radar Free-Agent Bargains Los Angeles Lakers Must Consider

    The Los Angeles Lakers are looking for more than the No. 7 pick in the 2014 NBA draft to find success during the 2014-15 season...

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  10. Charlotte Hornets Website Officially Up and Running

    The Charlotte Bobcats are poised to put that moniker behind them by re-branding to the Charlotte Hornets. The change will become official on Tuesday, May 20—the same day as the 2014 NBA draft lottery—per the Charlotte Observer ...

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  11. Indiana Pacers vs. Miami Heat: Game 2 Preview and Predictions

    The Indiana Pacers bounced back to form against the rival Miami Heat in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 1 month ago 19,904 reads 78 comments

  12. Minnesota Timberwolves Have No Choice but to Trade Kevin Love Now

    The Minnesota Timberwolves missed out on postseason play for a 10th consecutive season in 2013-14—the sixth straight absence with Kevin Love on board. Reports say that the UCLA product intends to test free agency in 2015...

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  13. Minnesota Timberwolves Owner Says Kevin Love Won't Be Traded by 2014 Draft

    Following a report that Minnesota Timberwolves All-Star Kevin Love has “no interest” in re-signing and plans to test free agency next summer, per ESPN’s Marc ...

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  14. What's at Stake for Phoenix Suns in 2014 NBA Draft Lottery?

    Thanks to a savvy first year at the helm from 34-year-old general manager Ryan McDonough , the Phoenix Suns have three first-round picks in the 2014 NBA draft...

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  15. The 1 Area Every Remaining 2014 NBA Playoff Team Must Improve

    The NBA Conference Finals are set to determine the two teams that will compete for the Larry O’Brien Trophy in 2014...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 1 month ago 37,184 reads 224 comments

  16. Complete Preview, Schedule and Predictions of 2014 NBA Eastern Conference Finals

    NBA fans expected the Eastern Conference Finals to feature the Indiana Pacers and Miami Heat at the beginning of the 2013-14 season...

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  17. Stan Van Gundy Says Warriors Never Formally Offered Him Coaching Gig

    From the outside looking in, it appeared as if the Detroit Pistons trumped the Golden State Warriors in the hunt for coaching candidate Stan Van Gundy by offering him a job as head coach and president of basketball operations...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 1 month ago 4,375 reads 2 comments

  18. Mark Jackson Reportedly Added to NY Knicks' Coaching Prospect List

    New York Knicks president of basketball operations Phil Jackson is aiming to save face after his lone coaching target—TNT analyst Steve Kerr—snubbed NY’s job opening in favor of leading the Golden State Warriors ...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 1 month ago 8,489 reads 16 comments

  19. Complete Preview, Schedule and Predictions of 2014 NBA Western Conference Finals

    Shortly after the San Antonio Spurs made quick work of the Portland Trail Blazers by winning their second-round series in five, the Oklahoma City Thunder dispatched the Los Angeles Clippers at Staples Center to advance after six games...

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  20. Dunk of the Night: Thursday, May 15

    Indiana Pacers All-Star center Roy Hibbert has experienced his fair share of struggles throughout the 2014 NBA playoffs...

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  21. Stan Van Gundy Sets Vision for Detroit Pistons' Future: 'No Excuses Now'

    Now that Stan Van Gundy has accepted a five-year, $35 million contract to become the Detroit Pistons ' new head coach and president of basketball operations, it’s time for him to plot a course for the ailing franchise...

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  22. NBA Draft Combine Prospects LA Lakers Must Watch Most Closely

    The Los Angeles Lakers ’ 2014 offseason is still faced with the prominent question of what head coach will be hired to replace Mike D’Antoni...

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  23. Pros and Cons for Golden State Warriors Hiring Stan Van Gundy

    After making the decision to fire head coach Mark Jackson following a 51-win season and a first-round playoff exit, the Golden State Warriors are reportedly targeting Stan Van Gundy to fill the job opening...

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  24. Russell Westbrook Accuses Los Angeles Clippers of Being Floppers

    The Western Conference semifinal series between the Oklahoma City Thunder and Los Angeles Clippers has been a back-and-forth battle...

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  25. Amar'e Stoudemire Uncertain If Carmelo Anthony Will Stay with New York Knicks

    New York Knicks All-Star forward Carmelo Anthony is poised to test the free-agent market this summer. His decision to stay or sign elsewhere will shape N.Y...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 2 months ago 18,561 reads 34 comments