1. Blazers' Damian Lillard Talks Possibly Splitting Up with CJ McCollum

    After another early playoff exit, speculation about possible shakeups to the Portland Trail Blazers has begun. One popular strategy is for the team to split up stars CJ McCollum and Damian Lillard , although the latter doesn't think it's necessary...

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  2. Russell Westbrook on Ricky Rubio: 'I'm Gonna Shut That S--t off Next Game'

    Utah Jazz guard Ricky Rubio dropped a triple-double (26 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists) on the Oklahoma City Thunder in Utah's 115-102 win on Saturday, and after the game, ...

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  3. Damian Lillard Says Trail Blazers 'Still Capable' After Pelicans Sweep

    Damian Lillard has confidence in the Portland Trail Blazers ' talent after they were swept out of the playoffs by the New Orleans Pelicans ...

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  4. Terry Stotts Reportedly Could Be Fired After Pelicans Sweep Trail Blazers

    Even after leading his team to 49 victories and a Northwest Division title during the regular season, Portland Trail Blazers coach Terry Stotts could be on the hot seat...

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  5. Damian Lillard: Trail Blazers Must Match Pelicans' Physicality to Even Series

    The Portland Trail Blazers face an 0-3 series hole against the New Orleans Pelicans following a 119-102 blowout loss in Game 3 on Thursday night, and if his team is going to keep ...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 3 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  6. Jimmy Butler Sends Jersey, Shoes to Fan Who Signed Him Up for Fantasy League

    Minnesota Timberwolves guard Jimmy Butler recently took a prank in stride and gave members of a fantasy basketball league something to talk about for a lifetime...

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  7. Evan Turner Out for Game 3 of Blazers vs. Pelicans Due to Toe Injury

    Portland Trail Blazers forward Evan Turner has been ruled out for Game 3 against the New Orleans Pelicans on Thursday night, according to Casey Holdahl of TrailBlazers.com...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 4 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  8. Donovan Mitchell Beats Michael Jordan's Scoring Mark by G in 1st 2 Playoff Games

    After just two games, Utah Jazz rookie Donovan Mitchell is already breaking Michael Jordan's playoff records...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 5 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  9. Tom Thibodeau: Karl-Anthony Towns Has to 'Run the Floor' After Game 2 Loss

    After the Minnesota Timberwolves fell behind 0-2 in their first-round series against the Houston Rockets with a 102-82 loss in Game 2 on Wednesday night, head coach Tom Thibodeau made it clear he expects more out of his stars...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 5 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  10. Paul George Says Hip Injury Should Be 'Back to 100' for Game 3 vs. Jazz

    After leading his team to a 116-108 victory over the Utah Jazz in Game 1, Oklahoma City Thunder star Paul George found himself as questionable for Game 2 because of a hip injury suffered during a fall on the court on Sunday...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 5 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  11. Russell Westbrook: Thunder Have to 'Be Aggressive' After Loss vs. Jazz

    Russell Westbrook , Paul George and Carmelo Anthony missed all 14 of their shots in the fourth quarter of Wednesday's Game 2 loss to the Utah Jazz . To the surprise of no one, Westbrook is not fazed...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 5 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  12. Quin Snyder After Jazz Beat Thunder in Game 2: Team's Strength Is 'Our Team'

    When asked what he considers to be the strength of the Utah Jazz , head coach Quin Snyder could have said many things. Rudy Gobert's defense? Sure. Donovan Mitchell's prolific scoring? Absolutely...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 5 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  13. 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...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 5 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  14. 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 ...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 6 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  15. Thunder Fans Pay for 'Playoff P' Billboards After Paul George's Big Game 1

    "Playoff P" is taking OKC by storm. Oklahoma City Thunder forward Paul George shined with 36 points on the strength of eight threes to go along with seven rebounds in the ...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 6 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  16. Donovan Mitchell's Foot Injury Diagnosed as Contusion, Game 2 Status TBD

    Utah Jazz rookie Donovan Mitchell 's availability for Game 2 of the team's first-round series with the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday at Chesapeake Energy Arena is up in the air...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 7 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  17. Tom Thibodeau: Karl-Anthony Towns Has to Be 'More Active' After Game 1 Struggles

    After Karl-Anthony Towns was held to just eight points on 3-of-9 shooting in the Minnesota Timberwolves ' Game 1 loss to the Houston Rockets on Sunday at Toyota Center, head coach ...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 7 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  18. Karl-Anthony Towns Talks Poor Play After Timberwolves' Game 1 Loss vs. Rockets

    Karl-Anthony Towns made a minimal impact in the Minnesota Timberwolves ' 104-101 loss to the Houston Rockets Sunday at Toyota Center, a problem that clearly needs to change before Game 2 of the first-round playoff series...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 8 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  19. Karl Anthony-Towns Gets Away with Apparent Travel After Missed Free Throw

    A momentary lapse in judgment may have helped the Minnesota Timberwolves get an easy bucket late in Sunday's 104-101 defeat to the Houston Rockets at Toyota Center in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 8 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  20. Paul George's Hip Injury Diagnosed as Contusion; Will Undergo Further Evaluation

    Oklahoma City Thunder star Paul George suffered a right hip contusion in his team's 116-108 playoff victory over the Utah Jazz on Sunday at Chesapeake Energy Arena, ESPN.com's Royce Young reported...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 8 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  21. Report: Donovan Mitchell X-Rays, MRI on Toe Injury Came Back Negative

    Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell left Sunday's Game 1 matchup against the Oklahoma City Thunder after suffering an injury to his left pinkie toe. Mitchell, 21, went down in the third quarter but later returned to the game...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 8 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  22. ROY Candidate Donovan Mitchell Could Unleash the Fury vs. OKC Thunder

    From July 4, 2017, when Gordon Hayward announced he would be a Boston Celtic, forecasts for the Utah Jazz were bleak. Without Gordon, the Jazz were short a playmaker and an identity...

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  23. Russell Westbrook: Brian Davis' Comment Isn't OK, but It's Time to Move On

    Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook told reporters Saturday that while he was disappointed by play-by-play announcer Brian Davis' word choice during a broadcast ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 9 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  24. Paul George on Stopping Donovan Mitchell: 'Y'all Ain't Met Playoff P Yet, Huh?'

    Oklahoma City Thunder forward Paul George expressed confidence ahead of his expected matchup with Utah Jazz rookie sensation Donovan Mitchell in the first round of the 2018 NBA playoffs...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 9 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  25. B/R Kicks Exclusive: Carmelo Anthony's Return to the Jordan Melo 1.5

    The 2017-18 NBA season marks Carmelo Anthony 's 15th year in the league. That's 15 years we've been blessed with watching one of the best players from one of the greatest draft ...

    Zack Schlemmer Written by Zack Schlemmer about 9 days ago 1 reads 0 comments