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Whew! Raptors blow 25-point lead, but be…

27-04-2017

Whew! Raptors blow 25-point lead, but beat Bucks 92-89

The Toronto Raptors were frazzled, in danger of losing a Game 6 in the playoffs again. This time, Toronto found a way to win. DeMar DeRozan scored 32 points, Cory Joseph had five points in a 9-0 run in the final 2 minutes to answer a furious rally by the Milwaukee Bucks, and the Raptors held on for... Read more

Giannis Antetokounmpo is taking the NBA …

27-04-2017

Giannis Antetokounmpo is taking the NBA to new heights

Giannis Antetokounmpo brought the NBA Jam video game to life in the 2016-17 season and leaped and dunked his way into the everyday talks of the league's biggest and brightest in ways nobody saw coming. Nothing about him makes sense, and flashes of his athleticism evoked external screams even when... Read more

Raptors clinch series win after nearly b…

27-04-2017

Raptors clinch series win after nearly blowing it

Toronto squandered a 25-point lead late in the third quarter before holding on for a narrow victory Thursday night over the Bucks.... Read more

'NBA Awards' show to include awards for …

27-04-2017

'NBA Awards' show to include awards for best dunk, best pass

NEW YORK (AP) — The inaugural "NBA Awards" show on June 26 will include several categories voted on exclusively by the fans, including dunk of the year and performance of the year. The NBA and TNT, which will broadcast the show, announced the categories on Thursday. They also include best style... Read more

Wolf Joins New Men's Hoops Coaching Staf…

27-04-2017

Wolf Joins New Men's Hoops Coaching Staff

WILMINGTON, NC (UNCWSports.com) – Head men's basketball coach C.B. McGrath has added former North Carolina standout and NBA veteran Joe Wolf to his new staff at UNCW. The selection of Wolf completes McGrath's on-the-floor staff following the earlier appointments of former Mercer assistant Doug... Read more

Migos predict Hawks will somehow make th…

27-04-2017

Migos predict Hawks will somehow make the NBA Finals

The Migos think that the Golden State Warriors won't make the NBA Finals, but the Georgia native group believes the Atlanta Hawks will. They saw enough heartbreak in the Super Bowl as their Atlanta Falcons came crashing down to the New England Patriots, but in an interview with Complex, they stayed... Read more

Migos predict Hawks will somehow make th…

27-04-2017

Migos predict Hawks will somehow make the NBA Finals

The Migos think that the Golden State Warriors won't make the NBA Finals, but the Georgia native group believes the Atlanta Hawks will. They saw enough heartbreak in the Super Bowl as their Atlanta Falcons came crashing down to the New England Patriots, but in an interview with Complex, they stayed... Read more

The 25 Best Three-Point Shooters in NBA …

27-04-2017

Basketball has evolved to become a game that relies on making long-range shots. Here, we look at the 25 best three-point shooters in NBA history.... Read more

NBA: Injury to Warriors coach Kerr runs …

27-04-2017

NBA: Injury to Warriors coach Kerr runs deeper than basketball

The back pain that threatens to keep Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr out for the rest of the NBA playoffs is a setback for the team, but colleagues on Thursday said they were more concerned about seeing someone they admire suffer so much. News that the pain and headaches that kept the 51-year-old... Read more

Top-seeded Celtics headline trio of elim…

27-04-2017

The top-seeded Boston Celtics are back from the brink of disaster. ''The key has been playing consistent,'' Celtics guard Avery Bradley explained how Boston has flipped the script. The Celtics weren't expected to have to work this hard against a Bulls team that needed a tiebreaker... Read more

NBA fans can vote online for best dunk, …

27-04-2017

NBA fans can vote online for best dunk, shot of the season

Fans can take to Facebook, Instagram and Twitter to pick this season's best plays for the NBA Awards show in June.... Read more

Lamar Odom, already out of Kardashian cl…

27-04-2017

Lamar Odom, already out of Kardashian clan, now wants out of Pinecrest

Lamar Odom, the former Miami Heat star who became a member of the Kardashian clan before his partying nearly killed him, has listed his Pinecrest home for sale. Odom, who bought the place for just under $3 million in 2003 when he was traded to the Heat from the Los Angeles Clippers, wants $5.2 million... Read more

7 Professional Athletes That Everybody L…

27-04-2017

Most fans have one guy who they just love to cheer for, but most of the time the "fan favorites" turns out to be bad ballplayers and nothing more.... Read more

The Top 5 Candidates for 2017 NBA MVP

27-04-2017

As a group, these 5 candidates for the 2017 NBA MVP award combine staggering statistical output alongside compelling storylines.... Read more

NBA announces fan voting, nominees for s…

27-04-2017

NBA announces fan voting, nominees for six new awards, including Dunk of the Year

Fans can vote on end-of-season NBA awards such as Dunk of the Year, Assist of the Year, Block of the Year and Game Winner of the Year.... Read more

How LeBron James' Salary Compares to the…

27-04-2017

LeBron James' latest contract will make him the highest-paid NBA player for the first time in his career. See how his 2016-17 salary soars above the rest.... Read more

The Cavs are cool with not resting LeBro…

27-04-2017

The Cavs are cool with not resting LeBron until he's done annihilating the competition

Whether the Cavs live or die depends heavily on whether LeBron's on the floor. So he stays on the floor, and Ty Lue thinks you shouldn't worry about that.... Read more

D-League salaries, two-way contracts inc…

27-04-2017

D-League salaries, two-way contracts increase NBA Draft early entries

Guaranteed contracts for first round picks aren't the only way you can make money playing pro basketball in the United States.... Read more

25 Players With the Most Assists in NBA …

27-04-2017

Fans love to focus on the big time scorers and flashy dunkers, but we have the top 25 all-time leaders in assists in NBA history.... Read more

5 Former NBA Stars Who Best Compare to L…

27-04-2017

Everyone loves to compare LeBron James to Michael Jordan, but we have five former NBA stars who actually compare to LeBron's skills on the court.... Read more

NBA Knicks center Noah undergoes right s…

27-04-2017

NBA Knicks center Noah undergoes right shoulder surgery

New York Knicks starting center Joakim Noah has undergone surgery on his right shoulder to repair a torn rotator cuff, the NBA team announced Thursday morning. The Knicks did not establish a timetable for his return in posting the news on their Twitter feed, but Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek has said the... Read more

20 Best NBA Players Who Went Undrafted

27-04-2017

Most of the biggest stars in the NBA are taken with the first few picks in the draft, but we have 20 of the best players that went undrafted.... Read more

The 25 Best NBA Free Agents and Where Th…

27-04-2017

Free agency. It's where basketball players go to get paid, and where both the lives of NBA free agents and the future of a franchise can change instantly.... Read more

Danny Ainge on M.L. Carr/Tree Rollins fi…

27-04-2017

Danny Ainge talks about an incident when he was playing of former teammate M.L. Carr getting into it with Atlanta Hawk Tree Rollins after a game, and fighting in the NBA in general.... Read more

Big, bold and unapologetically brash: wh…

27-04-2017

Big, bold and unapologetically brash: what can the English Premier League learn from America’s NBA?

As one of the most globally-recognised brands in sport, the English Premier League has spent the last 25 years successfully delivering its product to fans across the world. From fan culture, to media coverage, to the clubs themselves, the EPL would be wise to take note of just how exactly the NBA is... Read more

The art of the 'steal': Unearthing NBA s…

27-04-2017

The art of the 'steal': Unearthing NBA stars

Isaiah Thomas has been the driving force for the Boston Celtics, the Eastern Conference's No. 1 seed going into the NBA playoffs. The point guard might only be 5-foot-9, but he finished the regular season as the league's third-leading scorer (28.9 points a game). What might be even more amazing... Read more

Charlotte Hornets to stand alone as NBA …

27-04-2017

Charlotte Hornets to stand alone as NBA switches its uniform maker

When the NBA switches uniform brands next season, the Charlotte Hornets' game gear will get a logo that sets it a bit apart from the rest of the league. Buried in a press release about the Hornets' plans to switch locations of the box office and fan shop at the Spectrum Center, the team noted... Read more

NBA playoffs: Celtics, Wizards take comm…

27-04-2017

NBA playoffs: Celtics, Wizards take command with 3-2 series leads

Dwyane Wade said it best. No matter how the Bulls and Celtics got to this spot, with Chicago winning the first two on the road, followed by Boston winning the next two on the road, the teams will enter Friday's Game 6 with the better team hoping to close out the pesky eighth seed. Finally, in Wednesday... Read more

The unbelievable numbers behind Russell …

27-04-2017

The unbelievable numbers behind Russell Westbrook's historic season

Royce Young ESPN Staff Writer Close Covers the Oklahoma City Thunder for ESPN.com Follow on Twitter With eight assists against the Phoenix Suns on Friday, Russell Westbrook clinched the holy trinity of NBA stats: averaging a triple-double for a season. It's been done only once before in NBA history... Read more

Ranking the Most Exciting Matchups of th…

27-04-2017

We couldn't be more excited about 2017 NBA Playoffs! We took a look at the most intriguing matchups of the first-round action.... Read more

The 25 Shortest NBA Players in League Hi…

27-04-2017

NBA players are known for being tall, but several players had success despite being under six-feet. Here are the 25 shortest NBA players ever.... Read more

Beal-ieve it: Wizards guard looking like…

27-04-2017

Beal-ieve it: Wizards guard looking like a star

Bradley Beal is starting to show why his backcourt mate John Wall has talked to highly of him even amid criticism.... Read more

NBA playoffs 2017: Schedule, scores, bra…

27-04-2017

NBA playoffs 2017: Schedule, scores, bracket, and more

The 2017 NBA playoffs are here, after a rather amazing — and record-breaking — regular season. While the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers are the favorites to meet again in the NBA Finals — which would be the first time in league history two teams met in three straight Finals — both have... Read more

NBA: Celtics, Wizards take 3-2 leads

26-04-2017

NBA: Celtics, Wizards take 3-2 leads

Top seeds the Boston Celtics were too good in game five on Wednesday, overcoming the Chicago Bulls 108-97.... Read more

Celtics starting to live up to their see…

26-04-2017

Celtics starting to live up to their seed

Isaiah Thomas and Al Horford helped Boston win a crucial Game 5 over the Bulls to seize a 3-2 series lead.... Read more

Isaiah Thomas and Al Horford 'get this m…

26-04-2017

Isaiah Thomas and Al Horford 'get this mother rocking' to give the Celtics a 3-2 series lead

Isaiah Thomas and Al Horford did what the Celtics brought them to Boston to do. BOSTON — Dwyane Wade was working on a vintage performance, the type the fans at TD Garden had seen before in the playoffs from the former Miami Heat superstar, and the crowd was growing tense in a one-point Game 5. Then... Read more

3 things we learned from Day 12 of the 2…

26-04-2017

3 things we learned from Day 12 of the 2017 NBA playoffs

There is absolutely no reason a weekday NBA playoff game should begin at 6 p.m. ET, as Game 5 between the Hawks and Wizards did on Wednesday night. We understand why this specific scheduling conflict happened. The NBA lined up a bunch of Western Conference games yesterday, then doubled down with two... Read more

Warriors GM Bob Myers on Steve Kerr: 'Th…

26-04-2017

Warriors GM Bob Myers on Steve Kerr: 'This is something he will overcome'

Warriors GM Bob Myers is confident that the back pain Steve Kerr is experiencing is "fixable." But finding a cure may take time.... Read more

Allen Iverson answers Bleacher Report's …

26-04-2017

Allen Iverson answers Bleacher Report's call for sports-culture crossover star

Get ready for the comeback of Allen Iverson. The Basketball Hall of Famer is suddenly a cultural icon and influencer again, almost a decade after he was fearlessly challenging NBA big men in the paint. Iverson, 41, will suit up with other NBA legends for the new BIG3 league debuting this summer. This... Read more

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