1. Jazz Mascot Lays Out Clippers Fan Who Knocked over Young Kid in Bubble Race

    Justice, thy name is Jazz Bear. During a stoppage in Sunday night's clash between fifth-seeded Utah and the fourth-seeded Los Angeles Clippers, the Jazz mascot absolutely drilled an enemy fan who knocked over a young boy in a bubble-ball race...

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  2. Nene Hilario Ties NBA Playoff Record with Impressive Game 4 Display

    Houston Rockets veteran Nene Hilario displayed impressive efficiency in Sunday's 113-109 Game 4 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder, collecting 28 points and 10 rebounds in 25 minutes to record his first double-double of 2016-17...

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  3. Kevin Durant Laughs at Viral Meme of Draymond Green Giving Him a Pep Talk

    Warning: NSFW language. Like most Twitter users, Kevin Durant enjoys a good meme now and then. In the second episode of his YouTube series, Still KD , the Golden State Warriors ...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 3 days ago 55,228 reads 0 comments

  4. Russell Westbrook Joins Wilt Chamberlain in Playoff History

    Oklahoma City Thunder superstar point guard Russell Westbrook notched 35 points, 14 assists and 14 rebounds in the club's 113-109 loss to the Houston Rockets on Sunday...

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  5. NBA Playoffs 2017: Postseason Standings, Championship Odds and Predictions

    The Cleveland Cavaliers took care of business on Sunday, knocking off the Indiana Pacers 106-102. In the process, Cleveland became the first team in the 2016-17 NBA playoffs to advance to Round 2...

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  6. Kobe Bryant Says He Doesn't Miss Basketball on 'Good Morning America'

    Kobe Bryant , on a promotional tour for his film Dear Basketball, told Good Morning America on Monday that he does not miss playing the sport. “No, I don’t. It’s crazy,” Bryant said...

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  7. Kristaps Porzingis 'Absolutely' Wants to Stay with Knicks, Talks on Phil Jackson

    Knicks forward Kristaps Porzingis said he wants to spend his entire career in New York but acknowledged winning is the most important factor in deciding his long-term future...

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  8. Sixers Rookie Ben Simmons and Rapper Fabolous Trade Playful Shots on Instagram

    While in Philadelphia for Chris Brown’s "The Party Tour," rapper Fabolous met up with Sixers rookie Ben Simmons . Apparently, Fab kept the point guard waiting...

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  9. LeBron James Has Won 21 Consecutive 1st-Round Games, Includes 5 Straight Sweeps

    Fact: The Cleveland Cavaliers swept the Indiana Pacers with a 106-102 victory on Sunday. Teams led by LeBron James have won 21 consecutive first-round games and swept each of their past five first-round series...

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  10. 2017 NBA Mock Draft: Prospects Facing Major Fall Down Draft Boards

    The NBA draft process can be cold. On the NFL side of things, prospects who fall down boards for one reason or another at least get some spotlight and explanation as to why...

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  11. 'Just Tell 'Em the Truth': With Steve Kerr Out, Backup Dubs Coach Governs Simply

    PORTLAND—Mike Brown, taking over one of the most talented teams in NBA history, just wants his routine back. “I really want to go to Starbucks right now...

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  12. NBA Playoff Schedule 2017: Updated Bracket Dates, TV Network List and More

    Heading into the opening round of the NBA playoffs, there were two primary certainties: 1. LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers would win...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 4 days ago 8,003 reads 0 comments

  13. Kristaps Porzingis Will Play for Latvia in 2017 EuroBasket

    New York Knicks forward Kristaps Porzingis will play for Latvia in the 2017 EuroBasket championship, he announced at a press conference Monday. Andrejs Silins of Sportacentrs...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 4 days ago 2,947 reads 0 comments

  14. NBA Mock Draft After the Declaration Deadline

    The deadline to declare for the 2017 NBA draft has passed, but the field isn't set in stone. Prospects who've put their names in still have until after the NBA combine in May to return to school...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 4 days ago 181,902 reads 0 comments

  15. NBA Rookie of the Year 2017: Top Award Candidates and Announcement Date

    For 31 games, the NBA 's Rookie of the Year Award looked like Joel Embiid 's to lose. However, a season-ending meniscus tear dashed those thoughts and muddied the waters...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 4 days ago 5,037 reads 0 comments

  16. NBA Defensive Player of the Year 2017: Top Award Candidates, Announcement Date

    The 2016-17 NBA Defensive Player of the Year race hasn't garnered as much attention as the heated MVP battle that ensued between Russell Westbrook and James Harden , but it will ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 4 days ago 7,302 reads 0 comments

  17. New NBA Superteams That Could Happen Before Next Season

    Superteam pursuits used to be all the rage in the NBA , with successful formations by the Los Angeles Clippers and since-torn-down Miami Heat acting as primary inspiration. They weren't the first superteams...

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  18. Isaiah Thomas Talks to Media for 1st Time Since Sister's Death After Celtics Win

    Boston Celtics All-Star Isaiah Thomas scored 33 points in his team's Game 4 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Sunday, but he said his mind is not completely focused on basketball in his first comments to the media since his sister's death...

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  19. Joe Johnson, Jazz Beat Clippers 105-98 in Rudy Gobert's Return, Tie Series at 2

    Not even food poisoning could stop the Utah Jazz from tying their playoff series against the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday. Utah evened the series at two games apiece with a 105-98 victory at Vivint Smart Home Arena...

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  20. Gordon Hayward Exits Game 4 of Clippers vs. Jazz Due to Food Poisoning

    The Utah Jazz announced star forward Gordon Hayward was ruled out for the remainder of Sunday's playoff game against the Los Angeles Clippers with food poisoning after he played nine minutes in the first half...

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  21. Fred Hoiberg Rips Refs for Officiating of Isaiah Thomas After Bulls' Game 4 Loss

    Chicago Bulls head coach Fred Hoiberg had some criticisms for the referees after his team's 104-95 loss to the Boston Celtics at United Center on Sunday...

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  22. Isaiah Thomas Propels Celtics to 104-95 Win vs. Bulls to Even Series at 2

    So long, 2-0 deficit. The Boston Celtics beat the Chicago Bulls 104-95 at the United Center on Sunday in Game 4 of the teams' first-round playoff series. After dropping the first two at home, the No...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 4 days ago 18,505 reads 0 comments

  23. James Harden Reveals Ankle Injury After Rockets' Game 4 Win vs. Thunder

    A quiet Game 4 from James Harden can apparently be blamed on an ankle injury. The Houston Rockets star told ESPN's Lisa Salters he suffered the injury in Game 3 and it slowed ...

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  24. Rudy Gobert Returns for Game 4 vs. Clippers After Recovering from Knee Injury

    The Utah Jazz received a nice boost in Game 4 with the return of center Rudy Gobert . The team announced the news pre-game after Tony Jones of the Salt Lake Tribune first reported Gobert's return...

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  25. Biggest Offseason Priorities and Targets for Indiana Pacers

    The Indiana Pacers had every opportunity to spring a first-round upset over the Cleveland Cavaliers .In Game 1, C.J. Miles misfired on a clean look at what would’ve been the winning shot...

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