1. 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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  2. 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...

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  3. 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...

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  4. 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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  5. 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 ...

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  6. 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 ...

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  7. 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...

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  8. 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...

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  9. 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 2 days ago 18,580 reads 0 comments

  10. 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 2 days ago 9,010 reads 0 comments

  11. 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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  12. 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...

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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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 2 days ago 31,637 reads 0 comments

  16. 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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  17. 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...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 2 days ago 54,452 reads 0 comments

  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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...

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  21. Chris Paul Reportedly Expected to Re-Sign with Los Angeles Clippers

    The Los Angeles Clippers reportedly expect superstar point guard Chris Paul to sign a contract extension with the organization during the upcoming NBA offseason. On Friday, Kevin Arnovitz of ESPN...

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  22. The Best Celebrations from the 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs

    The NBA playoffs are well underway, with the first round giving us reason to celebrate. From game-winners to trash-talking battles, the opening matchups have set the stage for a fun and exciting run-up to the NBA Finals...

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  23. Bucks Kiss Cam Gets Painfully Awkward When a Fan Is Shown with His Mother

    Funny Kiss Cam stunts are all the rage. Sometimes a team's mascot will throw a drink on some jerk who won't participate, for example. These planned skits are meant to rile up the home crowd...

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  24. Nike, More Pass on Lonzo Ball After Father LaVar Asks for Big Baller Licensing

    Nike, Under Armour and Adidas have all passed on endorsing NBA draft prospect Lonzo Ball , reportedly due to LaVar Ball's efforts to include the licensing of Big Baller Brand...

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  25. Kevin Durant Poses with Plate of Cupcakes in Potential Jab at Russell Westbrook

    Cupcakes have played a crucial role in the beef between former Oklahoma City Thunder teammates Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant . On Thursday night, Durant seemed to add fuel to this fire...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 3 days ago 11,467 reads 0 comments