1. Kevin Love Says Serge Ibaka Makes Cavaliers vs. Raptors Rematch Different

    Kevin Love is expecting the Toronto Raptors to provide a tougher playoffs test this time around, thanks partially to the addition of Serge Ibaka ...

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  2. Lonzo Ball Reportedly Will Skip 2017 NBA Draft Combine

    UCLA point guard Lonzo Ball will reportedly skip the 2017 NBA Draft Combine, according to The Vertical's Shams Charania and ESPN.com's Jeff Goodman ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 5 hours ago 43,011 reads 0 comments

  3. Paul Millsap Says He Is Likely to Opt Out of Hawks Contract, Enter Free Agency

    Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Millsap confirmed what many expected when he announced Saturday he " probably will opt out" of the final year of his contract, per the Associated Press (via ESPN...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 6 hours ago 7,519 reads 0 comments

  4. Bobby Portis Played 2 Months with 3rd-Degree Burn on Foot After Heat Pack Injury

    Chicago Bulls forward Bobby Portis revealed Saturday that he played with a third-degree burn on his foot for two months this season. According to ESPN...

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  5. Bulls' Robin Lopez Brings His Dog to Exit Interview

    Robin Lopez has made many foes—twin brother Brook , Serge Ibaka and mascots —during his NBA career. But when conducting exit interviews following the Chicago Bulls ' postseason elimination, he sought support from a fluffy ally...

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  6. Celtics Win 1st Playoff Series Since 2012

    Fact: The Celtics beat the Bulls 105-83 on Friday night, giving head coach Brad Stevens his first series win in his playoff career and Boston its first series win since 2012 (Eastern Conference Semifinals vs...

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  7. NBA Playoffs 2017: TV Schedule, Odds and Bracket Predictions

    NBA fans have grown accustomed to watching multiple playoff games each night. With most of the first round concluded, they face a sudden void in the schedule. Viewers must find another way to occupy their NBA-free Saturday...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 12 hours ago 4,061 reads 0 comments

  8. Dwyane Wade Said He 'Definitely Didn't Agree' with Chants to Fire Fred Hoiberg

    Chicago Bulls shooting guard Dwyane Wade told reporters Saturday he wasn't pleased with chants that rang out at United Center on Friday evening advocating for the front office to fire head coach Fred Hoiberg...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 13 hours ago 20,783 reads 0 comments

  9. Chris Paul Tosses Game Sneakers to Clippers Fan After Game 6 Win vs. Jazz

    Chris Paul saved the Los Angeles Clippers ' season Friday night by scoring 29 points in a Game 6 victory at the Utah Jazz . After he helped even the first-round series in Salt Lake City, Paul made the night even better for one lucky Clippers fan...

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  10. Chris Paul Tells Paul Pierce 'You're Not Ending Your Career in Utah'

    The Los Angeles Clippers avoided elimination Friday night with a 98-93 victory over the Utah Jazz . The first-round NBA playoffs series will return to the Staples Center on Sunday ...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 15 hours ago 41,299 reads 0 comments

  11. Dwyane Wade, Jimmy Butler Talk Bulls Future; Fans Chant to Fire Fred Hoiberg

    After two disappointing seasons, Chicago Bulls fans are fed up with head coach Fred Hoiberg . Chants of "fire Hoiberg " rained down upon the United Center as the Bulls were eliminated Friday in an embarrassing 105-83 loss to the Boston Celtics ...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 23 hours ago 8,365 reads 0 comments

  12. Clippers Extend Series vs. Jazz with 98-93 Game 6 Win; Chris Paul Drops 29

    The 2017 NBA playoffs has its first Game 7. The Los Angeles Clippers kept their season alive with a 98-93 road win over the Utah Jazz on Friday, tying the series at 3-3...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 23 hours ago 8,604 reads 0 comments

  13. Magic Reportedly Expected to Offer David Griffin President of Basketball Ops Job

    The Orlando Magic will approach Cleveland Cavaliers general manager David Griffin to become their new president of basketball operations when the Cavaliers' season ends, ESPN.com's Brian Windhorst reported Saturday...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 24 hours ago 14,028 reads 0 comments

  14. Brad Stevens Would Be Fine If Isaiah Thomas Skips Game 1 After Sister's Funeral

    Boston Celtics head coach Brad Stevens told reporters following Friday's series-clinching win over the Chicago Bulls that he would be OK with point guard Isaiah Thomas missing Game 1 of the conference semifinals to attend his sister's funeral...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 1 day ago 16,989 reads 0 comments

  15. LeBron James Says He Prefers Road Games over Home Games in Playoffs

    Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James told reporters at Friday's practice that he prefers playing postseason games on the road over the comfort of his home court. "I just like the adversity of the road," James said...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 1 day ago 7,473 reads 0 comments

  16. John Wall Shuts Down Dennis Schroder's Shot with Last-Minute Swat

    Now that's cold, John Wall ! Atlanta Hawks guard Dennis Schroder thought he was in for an easy two points in the fourth quarter of Friday night's win-or-go-home postseason matchup against the Washington Wizards ...

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  17. Celtics Destroy Bulls 105-83, Overcome 2-0 Deficit to Win Series

    The Boston Celtics completed their first-round playoff comeback against the Chicago Bulls on Friday with a commanding 105-83 victory in Game 6 at the United Center to win the series, 4-2...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 day ago 14,113 reads 0 comments

  18. Wizards Take Down Hawks 115-99 in Game 6, Advance to 2nd Round of Playoffs

    The Washington Wizards are on to the second round of the NBA playoffs after finally figuring out how to win on the road...

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  19. Kevin McHale Reportedly Candidate for Orlando Magic Team President Position

    Kevin McHale is reportedly on the Orlando Magic 's radar to take over as team president. Per USA Today 's Sam Amick , the Magic have shown "serious" interest in bringing McHale ...

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  20. Larry Bird's Exit a Warning That the Pacers Could Be in for a Tough Summer Ahead

    Good for Larry Bird . Bad for the Indiana Pacers . Probably a new team for Paul George . Bird's decision to step down as Pacers president, as reported by The ...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 1 day ago 28,973 reads 0 comments

  21. UNINTERRUPTED: LeBron James Opens Up About Turning Down $10 Million from Reebok

    After growing up in the projects of Akron, Ohio, LeBron James had a chance to sign with Reebok for $10 million in high school. Instead, he rolled the dice and tested the market...

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  22. Twitter Reacts to News That Nike, Adidas and Under Armour Won't Sign Lonzo Ball

    On Friday, ESPN.com's Darren Rovell broke news that Nike, Adidas and Under Armour will not sign Lonzo Ball and have no interest in licensing Big Baller Brand apparel. Striking out with the sneaker industry's titans would get most people down...

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  23. NBA Playoffs 2017: Latest Postseason Bracket, Standings and Title Picks

    The first round of the NBA postseason has featured classic games, performances and even postgame press conferences, and it's not done yet...

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  24. Larry Bird Steps Down as Pacers President, Expected to Remain as Consultant

    NBA legend Larry Bird is reportedly set to step down from his role as president of the Indiana Pacers . Kevin Pritchard will take charge of basketball operations for the franchise...

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  25. Rajon Rondo Unlikely to Play for Bulls vs. Celtics in Potential Game 7

    Chicago Bulls head coach Fred Hoiberg revealed on Friday that point guard Rajon Rondo would be unable to play in Game 6 against the Boston Celtics on Friday night and likely won't be able to play if the Bulls force a Game 7 as well, per A...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 1 day ago 1,296 reads 0 comments