1. Donovan Mitchell Will Start Game 2 vs. Thunder Despite Foot Injury

    Utah Jazz star Donovan Mitchell was a game-time decision because of a foot injury for Game 2 of Utah's Western Conference playoff series against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday...

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  2. Ex-Louisville Recruit Brian Bowen to Enter NBA Draft If Ruled Ineligible by NCAA

    Former Louisville recruit Brian Bowen , who has since enrolled at South Carolina, will declare for the 2018 NBA draft if the NCAA rules him ineligible to play...

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  3. Even the Greatest NBA Stars, Like Lebron & Kobe, Suffer from #DunkFails

    Huge dunks usually dominate NBA highlight reels, but things don't always go according to plan. Which NBA stars have ended up missing embarrassing dunks? Watch above to see the best of the NBA's #DunkFails...

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  4. Kawhi Leonard Trade Rumors: Spurs Signaling They Won't Part with Star

    Despite a potential rift in their relationship, the San Antonio Spurs are reportedly not giving any indication they will trade Kawhi Leonard ...

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  5. Joel Embiid Travels with 76ers After Post Requesting Not to Be 'F--King Babied'

    Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid is traveling with the team to Miami ahead of Thursday's Game 3 matchup against the Heat , according to John Clark of NBC Sports Philadelphia: ...

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  6. LeBron James: Cavaliers' Roster Shake-Up Hurt Team's Preparation for Playoffs

    Coming off a blowout loss to the Indiana Pacers in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals, LeBron James thinks the Cleveland Cavaliers ' roster changes during the season hurt their ability to get ready for the postseason...

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  7. Lakers News: Rob Pelinka Says LA Had 'Comfort in the Banners' During Struggles

    Los Angeles Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka said the organization got away from innovation and took "comfort in the banners" during its extended rebuilding process...

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  8. Celtics News: Gordon Hayward 'A Long, Long, Long Way Away,' Says Brad Stevens

    Boston Celtics head coach Brad Stevens confirmed that star Gordon Hayward won't be returning to the court anytime soon. "He's still a long, long, long way away," Stevens said Tuesday, per Matthew VanTryon of the Indianapolis Star ...

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  9. Kobe Bryant's BodyArmor Ads Starring James Harden, More, Troll Gatorade

    BodyArmor Sports Drink takes direct aim at longtime industry leader Gatorade in a new set of advertisements set to air beginning Wednesday night. Darren Rovell of ESPN...

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  10. Tristan Thompson's Benching Has More to Do with Basketball Than off-Court Drama

    Once upon a time, a Google search of Tristan Thompson resulted in headlines that actually had to do with basketball. A few simple clicks revealed he was the Cavaliers' starting center on their only championship team in franchise history in 2016...

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  11. Best- and Worst-Case Scenarios for Projected Top 2018 NBA Draft Picks

    NBA teams can create a best- and worst-case projection for draft prospects to assess and highlight the potential risk and reward each of them present...

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  12. Indiana Pacers vs. Cleveland Cavaliers: Game 2 Odds, Analysis, NBA Betting Pick

    The fourth-seeded Cleveland Cavaliers will look to avoid losing the first two games of their first-round playoff series against the fifth-seeded Indiana Pacers at home in Game 2 on Wednesday when they host them as large favorites...

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  13. Kyrie Irving's Text Message of Support Praised by Celtics After Game 2 Win

    Injured Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving sent an encouraging group text message to his teammates before their 120-106 win over the Milwaukee Bucks on Tuesday in Game 2 of their first-round playoff series...

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  14. NBA Mock Draft 2018: Bold Predictions for Low-Profile Prospects

    The teams at the top of the NBA Draft order aren't always the most fortunate. While there is plenty to gain by selecting the top prospects, teams further down the selection order have proved success can be achieved with low-profile picks...

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  15. Metrics 101: NBA Stars Whose Performances Declined Most in the Postseason

    Postseason basketball is hard in the NBA . Everyone has their sights set on the Larry O'Brien Trophy, and they're willing to deplete their energy reserves to get their hands on that coveted prize...

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  16. NBA Playoffs 2018: Updated Postseason Schedule, Dates and Predictions

    We're less than a week into the 2018 NBA playoffs, but there's already a palpable urgency in the early action...

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  17. Tom Thibodeau's Faith in Derrick Rose Is Killing Wolves' Chances vs. Rockets

    Tom Thibodeau 's faith in Derrick Rose, a microcosm of the coach's inflexibility, is relatable , oddly endearing and almost certain to result in a quick postseason exit for the Minnesota Timberwolves ...

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  18. Highlights: Anthony Davis, Jrue Holiday, Rajon Rondo Lead Pelicans in Game 2

    The New Orleans Pelicans took a 2-0 lead in their first-round matchup against the Portland Trail Blazers thanks to some big performances from their best players in Game 2...

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  19. Anthony Davis, Pelicans Outlast Trail Blazers in Game 2; Jrue Holiday Drops 33

    The Portland Trail Blazers are officially in danger. Anthony Davis had a double-double and Jrue Holiday added a playoff career-high 33 points, as the New Orleans Pelicans held on for a 111-102 win over the Blazers on Tuesday...

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  20. Tuesday NBA Playoffs Takeaways: Raptors Exorcising Demons of Postseasons Past

    Top-seeded NBA playoff teams aren't supposed to find validation in taking ownership of their matchup with would-be eighth-place steppingstones. The Toronto Raptors shouldn't care...

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  21. Kawhi Leonard Reportedly Goes Weeks Without Responding to Spurs' Calls, Texts

    Communication between Kawhi Leonard and some of his San Antonio Spurs teammates has become strained, with Spurs center Pau Gasol telling the Sacramento Bee 's Ailene Voisin ...

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  22. Eric Bledsoe on Terry Rozier: 'Who? I Don't Even Know Who the F--k That Is'

    Milwaukee Bucks guard Eric Bledsoe doesn't think too highly of Boston Celtics guard Terry Rozier through two games of their teams' first-round Eastern Conference playoff series...

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  23. John Wall: Refs Not Why Wizards Lost Game 2 to Raptors, Blames 1st-Quarter Play

    After being critical of the officiating in Game 1 of the first-round NBA playoff series, Washington Wizards point guard John Wall didn't heap any blame on the referees following ...

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  24. Jaylen Brown Drops 30 Points as Celtics Take 2-0 Series Lead over Bucks

    All season long, the Boston Celtics got the job done with or without their stars. That hasn't changed in the postseason...

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  25. Marcus Smart Targeting Return from Thumb Surgery After Mother's Cancer Diagnosis

    Boston Celtics shooting guard Marcus Smart revealed his mother, Camellia, was diagnosed with bone marrow cancer but that she told him to remain with his team during the NBA playoffs...

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