1. The Night in the NBA: Rockets Bounce Thunder, Jazz Down Clips & Spurs Stop Grizz

    From trash talk to Westbrook's final rally, round One of the playoffs has already been one for the books. Check out what last night held for NBA fans around the league. Get the best game highlights and scores experience in the new B/R app ...

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  2. Chicago Bulls vs. Boston Celtics Odds, Analysis and NBA Betting Pick

    The top-seeded Boston Celtics return home for Game 5 on Wednesday even with the eighth-seeded Chicago Bulls in their best-of-seven first-round playoff series and look to take a 3-2 series lead as big home favorites...

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  3. Breaking Down the Los Angeles Lakers' Potential Path to Paul George

    LOS ANGELES — On Sunday, the Indiana Pacers were eliminated from the postseason in four games by the Cleveland Cavaliers , 106-102...

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  4. Red Flags for 1st-Round Playoff Survivors

    If your favorite NBA team is one of the 13 still alive, congratulations! But also: Grab your umbrella, because we're about to rain on their parades. Lasting this long in the first round of the playoffs doesn't shield teams against criticism...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 days ago 62,857 reads 0 comments

  5. The Best 1-2 Punches in the NBA Playoffs so Far

    The first round of the NBA playoffs has been strange. Not because some series are unexpectedly competitive, but because few of the typical dynamic duos have showed up. DeMar DeRozan and Kyle Lowry haven't thrived for the Toronto Raptors...

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  6. Harden, Rockets Expose Westbrook's Fatal Flaw in Heated Closeout Game

    HOUSTON — The Houston Rockets pulled out all the stops. Before their series-clinching 105-99 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder at home Tuesday, they rolled out ...

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  7. NBA Playoff Schedule 2017: Wednesday TV Coverage and Game 5 Picks

    Tuesday night's first-round action in the NBA Playoffs saw Russell Westbrook and the Oklahoma City Thunder crash out in a 105-99 loss to the Houston Rockets...

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  8. NBA Mock Draft 2017: Updated 1st-Round Predictions, Analysis for Top Prospects

    As the Cleveland Cavaliers, Golden State Warriors and other NBA playoff teams continue to battle for a shot at the title, the league's bottom-feeders are preparing for June 22. This year's draft is peculiar...

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  9. Jazz Escape Clippers 96-92 Behind Gordon Hayward's 27 Points

    The Utah Jazz are one win away from a second-round date with the mighty Golden State Warriors . Utah won Game 5 of its playoff series against the Los Angeles Clippers 96-92 at Staples Center to take a 3-2 series lead...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 3 days ago 15,943 reads 0 comments

  10. 10 Things Happened Last Night We Never Expected

    Tuesday's three-game Western Conference slate was loaded with surprises, proving that even after six months of regular-season games and a nearly complete first round, it's still best to expect the unexpected...

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  11. Russell Westbrook, Patrick Beverley Trade Jabs After Rockets Win vs. Thunder

    Patrick Beverley and Russell Westbrook engaged in a verbal spat during the fourth quarter of the Houston Rockets' 105-99 Game 5 win Tuesday night, and the jawing didn't stop there...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 3 days ago 77,225 reads 0 comments

  12. Spurs Cruise to 116-103 Win vs. Grizzlies to Take 3-2 Series Lead

    The San Antonio Spurs held off a strong charge from Mike Conley and the Memphis Grizzlies at AT&T Center on Tuesday night to capture a 116-103 Game 5 win and take a 3-2 series lead...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 3 days ago 11,452 reads 0 comments

  13. Eric Gordon Rises over Thunder Defense for 1-Handed Poster Dunk in Traffic

    Eric Gordon still has bounce. In the second quarter of Tuesday night's win over the Oklahoma City Thunder, the oft-injured Houston Rockets shooting guard looked like a picture of health as he flew to the rim...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 3 days ago 61 reads 0 comments

  14. NBA Investigating Rockets Owner Leslie Alexander Accosting Ref During Game 5

    The Houston Rockets finished their series victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder with a 105-99 win in Tuesday's Game 5, but their owner is reportedly under investigation for his actions...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 3 days ago 6,039 reads 0 comments

  15. Rockets Eliminate Thunder with 105-99 Win Despite Russell Westbrook's Heroics

    Russell Westbrook 's 2016-17 season was a sight to behold, but it came to an end Tuesday when the Houston Rockets handed the Oklahoma City Thunder a 105-99 Game 5 defeat at Toyota Center...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 3 days ago 22,326 reads 0 comments

  16. Rajon Rondo Reportedly Will 'Attempt' to Play in Bulls vs. Celtics Game 5

    The Chicago Bulls may receive a much-needed boost at the point guard position for Wednesday's Game 5 against the Boston Celtics ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 3 days ago 23,560 reads 0 comments

  17. James Harden and Rockets Teammates Wear All Black Before Game 5 vs. Thunder

    James Harden , Eric Gordon and Nene entered the Toyota Center in all black before hosting the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 5 of the teams' first-round playoff series Tuesday. "Funeral colors," former New York Knicks big man Kenyon Martin once said ...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 3 days ago 8,360 reads 0 comments

  18. Elijah Stewart to Return to USC After Forgetting to Submit NBA Draft Paperwork

    The NBA 's deadline to declare for the draft was 11:59 p.m. ET Sunday. USC Trojans guard Elijah Stewart missed it...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 3 days ago 10,027 reads 0 comments

  19. Marcus Smart Says He Laughs at Jimmy Butler Questioning His Toughness

    Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart isn't sweating Jimmy Butler 's comments about his toughness. "I laugh at that," Smart said, per MassLive .com's Jay King . "This is about Celtics vs...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 3 days ago 11,285 reads 0 comments

  20. Festus Ezeli Won't Be on Trail Blazers Next Season, According to Neil Olshey

    Portland Trail Blazers general manager Neil Olshey told reporters Tuesday that center Festus Ezeli will not return to the team next season, according to the Oregonian 's Joe Freeman ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 3 days ago 8,122 reads 0 comments

  21. Spurs Coach Gregg Popovich Reportedly Leaves $5,000 Tip at Memphis Wine Bar

    Gregg Popovich is a better tipper than he is a basketball coach—and that's saying something. According to a Tuesday post by an NBA Reddit user, the 68-year-old San Antonio Spurs head coach left a $5,000 tip on an $815...

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  22. Toronto Raptors Hold Milwaukee Bucks off Offensive Glass in Game 5 Win

    The Toronto Raptors cleaned up on the defensive end of the floor on the vast majority of misfires from the Milwaukee Bucks , collecting 35-of-37 possible defensive boards...

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  23. From Russell Westbrook to Isaiah Thomas: The Best Sound of the First Round

    The first round of the playoffs has been filled with big numbers and even bigger feuds. Check out the sounds of Round 1 above. Get the best game highlights and scores experience in the new B/R app ...

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  24. Rudy Gobert Is Daydreaming of a Utah Jazz Championship—and a Rap Career?

    He might be the NBA's Defensive Player of the Year, but the Stifle Tower tells B/R Mag that he's just getting started, on and off the court

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  25. Golden State Warriors Tie NBA Record with 1st-Quarter Outburst in Game 4

    The Golden State Warriors hit the court running in the first quarter of Monday's series-clinching 128-103 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers , tying an NBA record with 45 points in the session, per the Elias Sports Bureau (via ESPN...

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