1. Phil Jackson's 2-Year Contract Option Reportedly Picked Up by Knicks

    The New York Knicks and team president Phil Jackson reportedly picked up their mutual option for the final two years of his contract. According to ESPN...

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  2. NBA Playoff Picture 2017: Bracket, Early Odds and Predictions for Final Teams

    Nearly everyone assumed that the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers would be meeting in the 2017 NBA Finals before the regular season tipped off...

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  3. Erik Spoelstra Gives Emotional Press Conference After Heat Miss NBA Playoffs

    Most basketball fans assumed the Miami Heat would spend the season's final night fighting for lottery positioning...

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  4. A 6'8" Slovenian EuroLeague Guard Could Be the No. 1 Pick in the 2018 Draft

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  5. The Night in the NBA: Celtics Clinch 1-Seed, Pacers and Bulls In, Heat Go Home

    There was tons of action on the last day of the NBA regular season. The legendary Oscar Robertson declared Russell Westbrook should be MVP, the Celtics clinched the No. 1 seed over the Cavs, and the Heat just missed out on a playoff spot...

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  6. 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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  7. NBA Playoff Bracket Round-by-Round Predictions

    Do you smell it? Not the flow of pollen from flower children filing out to California's desert to Coachella. Not the sweet scents of spring holiday confections. And certainly not the stench of NBA teams tanking their way to more lottery combinations...

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  8. Ranking Potential for Upsets in First-Round NBA Playoff Matchups

    Everybody loves an underdog story, and we'll do our best to find some among the eight pairings that compose the first round of the 2017 NBA playoffs...

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  9. NBA Playoff Schedule 2017: Known Dates, TV, Live-Stream Coverage for Postseason

    The NBA regular season is over. For those teams who didn't clinch a playoff berth, better luck next year and best wishes in the lottery. But for the rest of the league, it's time to saddle up...

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  10. Carmelo Anthony Says Knicks 'Might' Trade Him

    Following Wednesday's season-closing 114-113 win over the Philadelphia 76ers , New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony acknowledged the possibility of getting traded...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 12 days ago 32,464 reads 0 comments

  11. Cleveland Cavaliers' Top 5 X-Factors Entering 2017 NBA Playoffs

    The Cleveland Cavaliers ' regular season has officially come to an end, although most players appeared to have checked out by the All-Star break...

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  12. NBA Playoff Schedule 2017: Dates, Matchups, Game Times and TV Coverage Info

    The 2016-17 NBA regular season is over. It’s finally playoff time. Wednesday night featured 28 teams in action, with the Charlotte Hornets and the Phoenix Suns wrapping up their seasons with no chance of making the playoffs on Tuesday...

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  13. NBA Draft 2017: Date, Selection Order, Lottery Predictions and Top Prospects

    Part of the 2017 NBA draft order is set. Just not the part that people, you know, care a whole lot about. The conclusion of the 2016-17 NBA regular season ensures the 14 non-playoff teams will be hanging out until May 16 to see where they select...

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  14. Miami Heat on Missing NBA Playoffs: 'We Could Do Some Damage in That Postseason'

    MIAMI — For maybe the first time in the Miami Heat 's historic second half, head coach Erik Spoelstra didn't have an answer. His team had just completed the league's first rise from being 13 games below ...

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  15. NBA Draft Lottery 2017: Projected Order and Odds for Every Team Involved

    The 2016-17 regular season has concluded, but the Boston Celtics didn't have to wait until Wednesday to find themselves with the best odds to nab the No. 1 pick in the 2017 NBA draft on June 22 via the Brooklyn Nets...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 12 days ago 143,363 reads 0 comments

  16. NBA Playoff Standings 2017: Final Regular-Season Records, Seedings and Bracket

    The Boston Celtics have accomplished what many thought was out of their reach at the start of the season. They have dethroned the Cleveland Cavaliers and taken the top seed in the Eastern Conference...

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  17. Russell Westbrook Denies Jamal Murray with Emphatic Swat

    Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook took to the skies to deny Denver Nuggets guard Jamal Murray in the first quarter of Wednesday's game at Chesapeake Energy Arena...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 12 days ago 2,204 reads 0 comments

  18. Celtics Clinch No. 1 Seed in Eastern Conference with Win vs. Bucks

    The Boston Celtics locked up the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference with a 112-94 win over the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday night at TD Garden...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 12 days ago 20,226 reads 0 comments

  19. Chicago Bulls Clinch Playoff Berth with Win over Nets

    The 2016-17 regular season wasn't always kind to the Chicago Bulls , but they will be playing in the playoffs following a 112-73 win over the Brooklyn Nets at United Center on Wednesday night...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 12 days ago 9,267 reads 0 comments

  20. James Harden 1st Player with 2,000 Points, 900 Assists, 600 Rebounds in a Season

    Houston Rockets guard James Harden became the first player in NBA history to record at least 2,000 points, 900 assists and 600 rebounds in a season Wednesday night against the Minnesota Timberwolves ...

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  21. Oscar Robertson Honors Russell Westbrook Before Thunder's Regular-Season Finale

    Hall of Famer Oscar Robertson was on hand for the Oklahoma City Thunder 's season finale Wednesday night, presenting Russell Westbrook with a trophy commemorating his single-season triple-double record...

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  22. Portland's Maurice Harkless Could Lose $500k If He Misses 3s vs. Pelicans

    Portland Trail Blazers forward Maurice Harkless may want to think twice about shooting three-pointers during Wednesday's regular-season finale against the New Orleans Pelicans at Moda Center...

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  23. Josh Jackson Reportedly Seeking Diversion, Pleaded Not Guilty to Property Damage

    Kansas star and potential NBA lottery pick Josh Jackson pleaded not guilty on Wednesday in his misdemeanor property damage case and is seeking a diversion, according to Jesse ...

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  24. Paul George, Gerald Henderson Fined $25K for Actions in Pacers vs. 76ers

    Indiana Pacers forward Paul George and Philadelphia 76ers guard Gerald Henderson have both earned fines of $25,000 from the NBA for their actions during Monday's game won by Indiana, 120-111...

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  25. Dillon Brooks Declares for 2017 NBA Draft After Junior Year at Oregon

    After being named the Pac-12 Player of the Year as a junior, Oregon star Dillon Brooks has declared for the 2017 NBA draft...

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