1. Bulls Became Second No. 8 Seed to Go Up 2-0 on a No. 1 Seed in Playoff History

    Fact: The Bulls beat the Celtics 111-97 on Tuesday night, giving them a 2-0 series lead. They became just the second No. 8 seed to go up 2-0 on a No. 1 seed in playoff history, joining the 1992-93 Lakers ...

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  2. David Fizdale Fined for Blasting Refs Following Grizzlies' Game 2 Loss vs. Spurs

    Memphis Grizzlies head coach David Fizdale received a $30,000 fine from the NBA on Wednesday for his postgame rant about the lack of free throws granted to his team Monday night in its Game 2 playoff loss to the San Antonio Spurs ...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 7 days ago 21,505 reads 0 comments

  3. Steve Kerr Is the King of Cool: Drama x Joy x Defeat = Destiny on Repeat

    Looking back at the miraculous life of the Warriors coach reveals the truth about "dramatic saga" and revenge after his team's 3-1 Finals collapse—a B/R Mag exclusive

    Erik Malinowski Written by Erik Malinowski about 7 days ago 260,287 reads 0 comments

  4. The Oral History of J. Cole's Basketball Career

    "You looking at LeBron James of the game," J. Cole rapped on his breakout mixtape, " The Warm Up," in 2009, just as he was catching the attention of future label boss Jay Z and long before his unstoppable record sales spawned its own meme ...

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  5. King of Round 1: LeBron James Could Make History, Pass Magic with Pacers Sweep

    LeBron James has been a force to be reckoned with since entering the NBA . At 32 years old, he shows no sign of stopping and is ready to write his name in another history book...

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  6. Blow It Up or Nah: Which NBA Lottery Teams Need to Start Over This Offseason?

    Not all lottery teams are created equal. Some are trending in the right direction, growing through internal development and slowly acquiring the right pieces to eventually earn status as contenders...

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  7. Breaking Down Every NBA Team's Salary-Cap Situation Ahead of 2017 Offseason

    Another round of NBA free agency is coming. Before you know it, a champion will be crowned, the draft will have unfolded on Adrian Wojnarowski's Twitter timeline and July 1 will be here...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 7 days ago 192,207 reads 0 comments

  8. '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...

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  9. Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Houston Rockets Odds, Analysis, NBA Betting Pick

    The Houston Rockets will look to go up 2-0 on the Oklahoma City Thunder as solid home favorites again at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark for Game 2 of their first-round NBA playoff series on Wednesday...

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  10. Kevin Garnett Upset with Timberwolves over Flip Saunders Memorial Service

    Minnesota Timberwolves legend Kevin Garnett revealed Wednesday that he took issue with the manner in which the organization honored late head coach Flip Saunders...

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  11. 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...

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  12. NBA Mock Draft 2017: Bold Predictions for Low-Profile Prospects

    As the downhill roll to the 2017 NBA draft begins, almost every prospect not named Josh Jackson, Markelle Fultz, Lonzo Ball and Malik Monk boasts a low profile...

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  13. NBA Playoffs 2017: Updated Postseason Schedule, Dates and Predictions

    For those who chose the favorites to win each opening series, the Chicago Bulls, Milwaukee Bucks and Utah Jazz made the first round of the 2017 postseason more intriguing with road wins...

    Maurice Moton Written by Maurice Moton about 7 days ago 8,687 reads 0 comments

  14. 2017 NBA Draft: Best-Case Scenario for Each Top Prospect

    Team fit can play a significant role in a prospect's development once he's selected in the NBA draft. Some players need early minutes, while others require talent to play off or time to learn from the bench...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 7 days ago 144,228 reads 0 comments

  15. 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 8 days ago 7,801 reads 0 comments

  16. Avery Bradley Heard Rajon Rondo Say Celtics Gave Up in Game 2 Loss vs. Bulls

    Rajon Rondo helped the Chicago Bulls thrash the Boston Celtics 111-97 in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals Tuesday night, and he also delivered a dose of reality to the home team in the midst of the blowout...

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  17. Bulls Rout Celtics 111-97 to Take 2-0 Series Lead in 2017 NBA Playoffs

    Since the NBA moved to a 16-team playoff format in 1984, a No. 1 seed has only been eliminated in the first round five times. The Boston Celtics have their work cut out to avoid becoming the sixth...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 8 days ago 61,472 reads 0 comments

  18. Raptors PG Kyle Lowry Seals Game 2 Win with Jumper over Bucks' Malcolm Brogdon

    Despite emerging as one of the Eastern Conference's top point guards in recent years, Toronto Raptors floor general Kyle Lowry has struggled mightily in the postseason. That changed Tuesday night...

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  19. Raptors Beat Bucks 106-100 to Even Series 1-1 in 2017 NBA Playoffs

    The Milwaukee Bucks countered every Toronto Raptors run Tuesday night with a scoring flurry of their own, but the Eastern Conference title contenders avoided a fourth-quarter ...

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  20. Mike Conley Buys 500 Tickets to Spurs vs. Grizzlies Game 3 for Fan Giveaway

    NBA playoff tickets are not always easy to come by, but a few hundred Memphis Grizzlies fans won't even have to pay for Thursday's Game 3 battle against the San Antonio Spurs ...

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  21. Joel Embiid to Dirk Nowitzki: 'Keep Processing' Bayern Munich's Loss

    Joel Embiid is a big Twitter guy. On Tuesday, the Philadelphia 76ers star center—a dedicated Real Madrid fan —celebrated Cristiano Ronaldo's hat-trick performance ...

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  22. Nigel Williams-Goss Declares for 2017 NBA Draft, Will Hire Agent

    Gonzaga guard Nigel Williams-Goss announced Tuesday he will enter the 2017 NBA draft on June 22 and hire an agent —meaning he won't be eligible to return to the Bulldogs next season...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 8 days ago 7,964 reads 0 comments

  23. Timberwolves Win Tiebreaker over Knicks, Get No. 6 Lottery Slot in NBA Draft

    The Minnesota Timberwolves won a tiebreaking pingpong ball draw Tuesday against the New York Knicks to land the sixth-seeded position in the 2017 NBA draft lottery. The Knicks will slot in at No...

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  24. Scott Walker Shares 'Make the Bucks Great Again' Hat Given to Donald Trump

    Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker wants to make sure President Donald Trump knows how big of a deal it is that the Milwaukee Bucks are in the playoffs, and he's doing so through the power of merchandising...

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  25. 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 ...

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