1. Dwyane Wade Compares Jimmy Butler to LeBron James After Game 1 vs. Celtics

    Chicago Bulls star Jimmy Butler thrived in Sunday's 106-102 victory over the Boston Celtics in Game 1 of the teams' first-round playoff series, and teammate Dwyane Wade compared ...

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  2. Carmelo Anthony, Wife La La Reportedly Separated, Living Apart

    New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony and his wife, La La, have separated, TMZ reported Monday. TMZ spoke to sources who said Carmelo and La La's relationship remains "amicable" but that the two are living separately in New York City...

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  3. OKC Coach Billy Donovan Appears to Say 'Can't Play Kanter' on Bench vs. Rockets

    During the fourth quarter of Sunday's Game 1 beatdown at the hands of the Houston Rockets, Oklahoma City Thunder head coach Billy Donovan seemed frustrated with big man Enes Kanter...

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  4. Joel Embiid's 'New Look' Hair Brings Back Andrew Bynum Memories for 76ers Fans

    Philadelphia 76ers big man Joel Embiid showed off a "new look" Sunday on Instagram. While crouched in a pool, the 23-year-old do-it-all center gave fans a glimpse of a different hairstyle...

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  5. Isaiah Thomas Plans to Play in Games 2 and 3 vs. Bulls, Says Brad Stevens

    Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas took the court Sunday for Game 1 of the team's opening-round series against the Chicago Bulls a day after his sister, Chyna, died in a ...

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  6. Home Cookin': Elite Play in the Clutch at TD Garden Carrying Celtics This Year

    Aside from Sunday night's 106-102 loss to the Chicago Bulls in Game 1 of the 2017 NBA playoffs, the Boston Celtics have been clutch this year...

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  7. Home Cookin': Steph Curry's Home 3-Point Shooting Propelling Warriors

    Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry is far and away the NBA 's top threat from beyond the arc. A large part of his three-point dominance is his accuracy at Oracle Arena. The two-time reigning MVP shot 46...

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  8. Rudy Gobert Out for Game 2 vs. Clippers with Knee Injury

    Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert will miss the team's Game 2 matchup against the Los Angeles Clippers , the team confirmed Monday. Tony Jones of the Salt Lake Tribune first reported the news...

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  9. Pacers Told to Stay in Hotel as Police Searched for Cleveland Facebook Killer

    Indiana Pacers head coach Nate McMillan told reporters security personnel instructed the team to remain in its hotel as Cleveland police searched for a homicide suspect...

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  10. NBA Draft 2017: Ideal Mock Draft Selections for Every 1st-Round Team

    The anticipation for the 2017 NBA draft has seemingly built since last year, when folks looked ahead and realized that this year's class would be stacked with franchise-changing talent and a lot of depth...

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  11. Josh Jackson Declares for 2017 NBA Draft, Signs with an Agent

    Kansas guard Josh Jackson is the latest one-and-done college basketball star, as he declared for the 2017 NBA draft on Monday and signed with agent BJ Armstrong of the Wasserman Media Group, according to Dave Skretta of the Associated Press...

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  12. Chris Bosh Believes He Can Still Play, Says His Health Is 'Complicated'

    Miami Heat forward Chris Bosh , who did not play in the 2016-17 season due to ongoing blood-clotting issues, said he still hopes to play again but acknowledged he's getting used to life without basketball...

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  13. NBA Playoffs 2017: Schedule, Odds and Predictions for Monday's Bracket Matchups

    The Cleveland Cavaliers and San Antonio Spurs both emerged victorious in the opening contest of their first-round series on Saturday. They just did so in different ways. LeBron James and Co...

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  14. Twitter Roasts Warriors for Using Slogan Similar to Cavaliers' 'Defend the Land'

    Since LeBron James returned to the Cavaliers, the team has adopted "The Land" as a term for Cleveland. Fresh off their first-ever NBA title, the Cavs have made "# DefendTheLand " their postseason motto...

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  15. James Harden Feasts Off OKC Thunder's 'Trash' Pick-and-Roll Defense in Game 1

    HOUSTON — This was supposed to be James Harden vs. Russell Westbrook . And it's supposed to be close. But the key matchup in the NBA playoffs' most compelling first-round series might not be superstar A vs...

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  16. Celtics Become 6th No. 1 Seed Since 2003 to Lose Game 1 to No. 8 Seed

    Fact: The Boston Celtics lost to the Chicago Bulls 106-102 on Sunday night. No. 1 seeds to lose Game 1 at home have a 3-2 series record since series expanded to a best-of-seven ...

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  17. Only Hope for Knicks: Kristaps Porzingis Holds All the Cards vs. Phil Jackson

    GREENBURGH, N.Y. — It could take weeks to fully unpack all the batty claims Phil Jackson made Friday during his end-of-season press conference...

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  18. 2017 NBA Mock Draft: Predictions and Analysis for Top Prospects Available

    The NBA playoffs started with a fury, and plenty more postseason action remains on the docket. Yet nearly half the league awaits May 16's draft lottery...

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  19. NBA Position Power Rankings, End of Regular Season Edition: Ranking Top 100

    You've seen how the league's best point guards stacked up against one another, learning whether Russell Westbrook or James Harden reigned supreme and how far down in the pecking order Stephen Curry sits on the heels of back-to-back MVPs...

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  20. Rudy Gobert Tells ESPN He Hopes to Return vs. Clippers Despite Knee Injury

    Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert hopes to play again during the team's first-round series against the Los Angeles Clippers despite suffering a knee injury in Game 1. "Trying to get better every day," Gobert told ESPN...

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  21. Is Cleveland Cavaliers' Secret Playoff Defense a Smoke Screen or the Real Deal?

    CLEVELAND — For weeks, Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue teased a secret playoff defense that the team was working on in practice but wouldn 't reveal until the completion of the regular season...

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  22. Indiana Pacers vs. Cleveland Cavaliers Odds, Analysis, NBA Playoff Betting Pick

    The Cleveland Cavaliers will look to finish stronger than they did in their first-round playoff series opener when they host the Indiana Pacers as home favorites for Game 2 on Monday...

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  23. Believe It or Not, the 2016-17 Season Was a Success for the Los Angeles Lakers

    LOS ANGELES — For the first time in two decades, the Los Angeles Lakers gathered together for training camp in late September without future Hall of Famer Kobe Bryant on the roster...

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  24. Ranking the Rookie-Deal Players of the 2017 NBA Playoffs

    One of the best NBA postseason past times, starting right now, entails giving shoutouts to the non-superstars playing above their pay grade. It's easy to forget about these kiddos when the playoffs tip off...

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  25. Al Horford, Brad Stevens, More Talk Isaiah Thomas' Game 1 After Sister's Death

    The Chicago Bulls beat the Boston Celtics 106-102 Sunday in the first game of their playoff series, but there were things other than basketball on the mind of the home team...

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