1. 'Pissed Off' Clippers Show No Mercy Against Undermanned Jazz in Game 2

    LOS ANGELES — Fans hate injuries to star players in the playoffs, and there's a certain breed of player who hates them, too...

    Dave Schilling Written by Dave Schilling about 1 month ago 25,886 reads 0 comments

  2. Gary Payton Picks Draymond Green to Win 2017 DPOY Award in B/R Exclusive

    For Basketball Hall of Famer Gary Payton, the 2016-17 NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award comes down to a "coin flip" between Draymond Green and Kawhi Leonard...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 1 month ago 10,190 reads 0 comments

  3. Chris Paul Leads Clippers to 99-91 Win vs. Jazz to Even Series at 1-1

    The Los Angeles Clippers allowed Joe Johnson to rip home-court advantage away from them in Game 1. They followed up with a statement win Tuesday to ensure they'll head to Utah knotted up at 1-1...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 1 month ago 7,823 reads 0 comments

  4. Kevin Durant Questionable for Game 2 vs. Trail Blazers with Calf Injury

    The Golden State Warriors have listed Kevin Durant as questionable for Game 2 of their Western Conference playoff series Wednesday against the Portland Trail Blazers ...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 1 month ago 28,230 reads 0 comments

  5. Ranking the Best Handles in 2017 NBA Draft Class

    The 2017 NBA draft class will be loaded with point guards who dazzle off the dribble. The sharper the handle, the tougher a player is to contain in isolation and ball-screen situations...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 1 month ago 21,297 reads 0 comments

  6. NBA Devil's Advocacy: The Argument for Top 10 Free Agents Bolting This Summer

    With the financial incentives being what they are, it's tough to steer NBA free agents away from their current teams. But there's always an argument to be made if you're willing to stretch a little...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 1 month ago 126,450 reads 0 comments

  7. 'You've Got to Hit First': Draymond Green Reveals His Secrets to Stopping Stars

    It has been said of any number of top-flight NBA defenders over the years: "He can guard all five positions." Warriors forward Draymond Green is among them, with one exception—he not only can, he does, sometimes in the same game...

    Ric Bucher Written by Ric Bucher about 1 month ago 140,476 reads 0 comments

  8. Andre Iguodala Reportedly Likely to Re-Sign with Warriors in NBA Free Agency

    Andre Iguodala is set to be a free agent during the upcoming offseason, but don't expect him to leave the Golden State Warriors if various other aspects fall into place...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 54,359 reads 0 comments

  9. Suns Reportedly Will Retain GM Ryan McDonough with 1 Year Remaining on Contract

    The Phoenix Suns will reportedly keep general manager Ryan McDonough for the 2017-18 season. Marc Stein of ESPN reported the news Monday and noted McDonough is entering the final year of his contract...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 2,958 reads 0 comments

  10. Stephen Curry Reveals His 'Embarrassing' Off-Court Hobby

    He may be a superstar athlete on the court, but Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry is a regular dad otherwise. So much so that some of the biggest kicks he gets at home are from sorting through his garage...

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  11. Draymond Green, Steve Kerr Talk Warriors' Game 1 Win vs. Blazers in NBA Playoffs

    After he nearly posted a triple-double in the Golden State Warriors ' 121-109 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Sunday at Oracle Arena, Draymond Green was naturally one of the biggest topics of discussion after the game...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 1 month ago 26,123 reads 0 comments

  12. Warriors Outlast Damian Lillard, CJ McCollum in 121-109 Game 1 Win vs. Blazers

    Like the Cleveland Cavaliers a day prior, the Golden State Warriors faced far more resistance than expected in their playoff opener...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 1 month ago 26,943 reads 0 comments

  13. Matt Barnes Out Game 1 vs. Trail Blazers with Ankle Injury

    The Golden State Warriors will be without Matt Barnes for Game 1 of their Western Conference playoff series against the Portland Trail Blazers due to an ankle injury...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 1 month ago 4,820 reads 0 comments

  14. UNINTERRUPTED: The Art of Trash Talk Feat. Draymond Green + Gary Payton

    If you're going to trash talk, you've got to be able to back it up. Draymond Green sits down with one of the NBA 's most notorious trash talkers: Gary Payton, aka The Glove...

    UNINTERRUPTED Written by UNINTERRUPTED about 1 month ago 30,789 reads 0 comments

  15. Draymond Green Says He Looks Forward to Playoff Scrutiny Surrounding Warriors

    Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green is ready to embrace the added attention as the Dubs enter the 2017 NBA playoffs as the favorite to capture their second championship in the past three years...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 1 month ago 7,084 reads 0 comments

  16. NBA Power Rankings as Playoffs Begin

    This will be the last set of power rankings that includes all 30 NBA teams for a while. Shed a tear if you need to. For the most part, the 82-game schedule sorted things out...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 1 month ago 143,464 reads 0 comments

  17. Kevin Durant Wants to Re-Sign with Warriors, Doesn't Want to Be Anywhere Else

    While Kevin Durant has the option to become a free agent once again this summer, he said he hasn't entertained the notion...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 1 month ago 84,552 reads 0 comments

  18. Warriors Release Statement on Scheduling Conflict with Chance the Rapper Concert

    Fans of Chance the Rapper in the Bay Area will be even more hopeful the Golden State Warriors can sweep the Portland Trail Blazers in the first round of the 2017 NBA playoffs...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 1 month ago 76,845 reads 0 comments

  19. NBA Playoff Preview: Who Is the Biggest Threat to the Warriors in the West?

    Howard Beck breaks down the Golden State Warriors ' road back to the NBA Finals. But just how hard will it be to get back? Watch above...

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  20. Metta World Peace Says Lakers Probably Won't Bring Him Back Next Season

    Los Angeles Lakers small forward Metta World Peace said Thursday that Magic Johnson, the team's new president of basketball operations, told him he likely won't be back with the organization for the 2017-18 NBA season...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 1 month ago 9,154 reads 0 comments

  21. B/R Kicks: Revisiting Kobe Bryant's Signature Sneakers

    Bidding farewell to Kobe Bryant after his retirement at the conclusion of the 2015-16 NBA season remains a hurdle many of us in the sneaker community haven't yet climbed over...

    Giancarlo Ferrari-King Written by Giancarlo Ferrari-King about 1 month ago 8,794 reads 0 comments

  22. Kobe Bryant's Last Game, from the Players, Reporters and Coaches Who Were There

    "Mamba out." As last lines go, this falls somewhere between "Rosebud" and whatever the last line of Ghost in the Shell was. Like Kobe Bryant 's trademark playing style, it seemed to be both totally extemporaneous and meticulously planned...

    Dave Schilling Written by Dave Schilling about 1 month ago 54,679 reads 0 comments

  23. Bleacher Report Staff NBA Playoff Predictions

    This is why the NBA plays the regular-season games. So that Bleacher Report's merry band of round-ball soothsayers have an adequate sample off which to base playoff predictions...

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  24. NBA Position Power Rankings, End of Regular Season Edition: Centers

    Youth continues to reign supreme for NBA centers. Though a few wily veterans have maintained spots near the top, five of the 10 best have yet to celebrate their 25th birthdays...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 1 month ago 148,753 reads 0 comments

  25. Each Non-NBA Playoff Team's Key Offseason Decision

    For most of the NBA , there’s too much to do right now to start thinking about next season. Scouting playoff matchups, getting guys healthy and ready for a long postseason ...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 1 month ago 56,746 reads 0 comments