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Basketball Insiders
April 20

Sources: Lakers Want Second Meetings with Ty Lue, Monty Williams

Former Cleveland Cavaliers coach Ty Lue and Los Angeles Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka met on Friday for approximately 90 minutes to discuss the franchise’s coaching vacancy, league sources told ESPN. The conversation was described as relaxed and broad, a prelude to what the Lakers hope will be longer and more detailed discussions with top […]
Yahoo Sports
April 20

Raptors hold off Magic, Celtics extend lead over Pacers

Pascal Siakam led the Toronto Raptors to victory against the Orlando Magic in the NBA.
Basketball Insiders
April 20

Sources: Timberwolves to Interview Chauncey Billups for President of Basketball Operations

Chauncey Billups and the Minnesota Timberwolves will meet in near future to discuss the franchise’s President of Basketball Operations role, league sources tell me and @JonKrawczynski. Chauncey Billups and the Minnesota Timberwolves will meet in near future to discuss the franchise’s President of Basketball Operations role, league sources tell me and @JonKrawczynski. — Shams Charania […]
CBS Sports
April 20

NBA playoffs 2019 schedule, scores: Watch first-round series online, TV channels, live stream, bracket, times, dates

Get the complete schedule for the first round of the NBA playoffs, along with viewing information
SLAM
April 20
Post Up: Celtics One Win Away From Advancing to Second Round ☘️
Basketball Insiders
April 20

Report: Joel Embiid Doubtful for Game 4 Against Nets

Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid is listed as doubtful for Saturday’s Game 4 in the Sixers’ first-round series against the Brooklyn Nets, the NBA announced in its injury report Friday evening. Embiid sat out Game 3, a dominant 131-115 win by Philadelphia to take a 2-1 series lead, with left knee soreness. The status is […]
CBS Sports
April 20

NBA Playoffs 2019: Bracket, scores, results, series schedules, path to Finals for all 16 postseason teams

A look at every series in the opening round of the playoffs
RealGM
April 20
Rockets Promote 2 Members Of Front Office
CBS Sports
April 20

NBA Playoffs scores, highlights, results: Westbrook leads OKC past Blazers; Celtics go up 3-0; Raptors beat Magic

The NBA playoff schedule featured a three-game slate on Friday
RealGM
April 20
Monty Williams, Tyronn Lue To Meet With Lakers Ownership For Second Interview
FOX Sports
April 20

Westbrook leads Thunder past Trail Blazers, 120-108

Russell Westbrook had 33 points and 11 assists and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Portland Trail Blazers 120-108 to cut their series deficit to 2-1
CBS Sports
April 20

2019 NBA Playoffs: Thunder vs. Trail Blazers Game 3 score, series schedule, results, TV channel, live stream, odds

The Thunder picked up a much-needed win in Game 3 on Friday
ESPN
April 20

Living in Australia, Brett Brown once stole eggs from an emu's nest for an omelet

The rise of Brett Brown and the rise of basketball in Australia paralleled each other. Many of the Australians in the NBA -- past and present -- have ties to Brown, including Kyrie Irving and Ben Simmons.
RealGM
April 20

Get Your Latest NBA News From RealGM's Basketball Wiretap

Get all the latest news and happenings from around the NBA with RealGM's Basketball Wiretap.
Yahoo Sports
April 20

Winslow draws Rockets, Nuggets comparisons for what could be next for Heat

Winslow draws Rockets, Nuggets comparisons for what could be next for Heat With plenty of time to take in the NBA playoffs as an outsider, Justise Winslow has had ample time to draw comparisons. He sees at least two that fit. Because of that, he sees hope for the Miami Heat after a season that ended
Yahoo Sports
April 20

Winslow draws Rockets, Nuggets comparisons for what could be next for Heat

Winslow draws Rockets, Nuggets comparisons for what could be next for Heat With plenty of time to take in the NBA playoffs as an outsider, Justise Winslow has had ample time to draw comparisons. He sees at least two that fit. Because of that, he sees hope for the Miami Heat after a season that ended
Yahoo Sports
April 20

Winslow draws Rockets, Nuggets comparisons for what could be next for Heat

Winslow draws Rockets, Nuggets comparisons for what could be next for Heat With plenty of time to take in the NBA playoffs as an outsider, Justise Winslow has had ample time to draw comparisons. He sees at least two that fit. Because of that, he sees hope for the Miami Heat after a season that ended
Yahoo Sports
April 20

Winslow draws Rockets, Nuggets comparisons for what could be next for Heat

Winslow draws Rockets, Nuggets comparisons for what could be next for Heat With plenty of time to take in the NBA playoffs as an outsider, Justise Winslow has had ample time to draw comparisons. He sees at least two that fit. Because of that, he sees hope for the Miami Heat after a season that ended
Yahoo Sports
April 20

Reuters Sports News Summary

When Kevin Durant rained down shots on the Los Angeles Clippers with his deadly playoff performance on Thursday, he also provided a glimpse of what life will be like for Golden State and their competition without the injured DeMarcus Cousins. In short, less Cousins will equal more Durant -- more Durant
ESPN
April 20

Russ gets better of Lillard in chippy Game 3 win

With OKC backed into a virtual must-win, Russell Westbrook cranked up his intensity Friday night, scoring 33 points and aiming plenty of trash talk at Blazers star Damian Lillard as the Thunder took Game 3.
Yahoo Sports
April 20

Friday Sports in Brief

The NBA has rescinded technical fouls called on Golden State's Kevin Durant and JaMychal Green of the Los Angeles Clippers in Game 3 of their first-round playoff series. The Warriors won 132-105 and lead the series 2-1. NEW YORK (AP) - The Philadelphia 76ers are listing Joel Embiid as doubtful
NBA.com
April 20

About Last Night: Westbrook rocks 'Dame Time'

To watch at least. On the court, throughout this first-round series between the third-seeded Portland Trail Blazers and No. 6 Oklahoma city Thunder, the competition between Damian Lillard and Russell Westbrook seems a bit, ah ... intense.
Yahoo Sports
April 20

Durant fired up as Warriors rout Clippers

Los Angeles, United States (AFP) — Kevin Durant scored 38 points as the Golden State Warriors made sure they didn't blow another big lead by routing the Los Angeles Clippers 132-105 in game three of their play-off series on Thursday. The Warriors ensured there was no repeat of game two, where they
NBA.com
April 20

More than ever, Westbrook's legacy hinges on playoff success

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Russell Westbrook���s greatness is an old debate he decided a few years ago by doing things no other player of his generation can do.
Yahoo Sports
April 20

Thunder, and a fan, heat up from long range to get back in series with Blazers

The Thunder's communications head, Matt Tumbleson, turned around from his seat courtside with a big grin during the first timeout Friday night. A fan had just drilled a half-court shot for a $20,000 prize.
Yahoo Sports
April 20

Thunder, and a fan, heat up from long range to get back in series with Blazers

The Thunder's communications head, Matt Tumbleson, turned around from his seat courtside with a big grin during the first timeout Friday night. A fan had just drilled a half-court shot for a $20,000 prize.
Yahoo Sports
April 20

Thunder, and a fan, heat up from long range to get back in series with Blazers

The Thunder's communications head, Matt Tumbleson, turned around from his seat courtside with a big grin during the first timeout Friday night. A fan had just drilled a half-court shot for a $20,000 prize. In the first two games of one of the most anticipated first-round playoff series, the Thunder
Yahoo Sports
April 20

Thunder, and a fan, heat up from long range to get back in series with Blazers

The Thunder's communications head, Matt Tumbleson, turned around from his seat courtside with a big grin during the first timeout Friday night. A fan had just drilled a half-court shot for a $20,000 prize. In the first two games of one of the most anticipated first-round playoff series, the Thunder
ESPN
April 20

'He's unbelievable': Pascal Siakam's postseason star turn

With a 30-point, 11-rebound, zero-turnover performance, Raptors forward Pascal Siakam put himself in the company of Giannis and LeBron, and gave Toronto control of its first-round series.
CBS Sports
April 20

NBA Playoffs: As Thunder-Blazers series heats up with OKC's Game 3 win, so does Damian Lillard-Russell Westbrook duel

Portland now leads the series 2-1 heading into Sunday's Game 4
Yahoo Sports
April 20

NBA capsules: Thunder beat Trail Blazers; Raptors top Magic

OKLAHOMA CITY – Russell Westbrook had 33 points and 11 assists and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Portland Trail Blazers, 120-108, on Friday night to cut their series deficit to 2-1. Paul George added 22 points, Jerami Grant had 18 and Dennis Schroder 17 for the Thunder. They will host Game 4 on
CBS Sports
April 19

2019 NBA Playoffs: Watch Bucks vs. Pistons Game 3, series schedule, results, TV channel, online stream, matchups, odds

The Bucks will try and go up 3-0 on the Pistons when the series shifts to Detroit on Saturday
CBS Sports
April 19

2019 NBA Playoffs: Watch Spurs vs. Nuggets Game 4, series schedule, results, TV channel, live stream, odds, matchups

The No. 7 Spurs return to San Antonio for their second home game of the series against the No. 2 Nuggets
Yahoo Sports
April 19

Whose NBA career was better? Kobe Bryant vs. Tim Duncan

In this series, we attempt to settle scores of NBA undercard debates — or at least give you fodder for your next “Who was better?” argument.
CBS Sports
April 19

NBA Playoffs 2019: Watch 76ers vs. Nets Game 4, series schedule, results, live stream, TV channels, odds, matchups

The 76ers got the job done in Brooklyn on Thursday night, and now hold a 2-1 series lead over the Nets
Yahoo Sports
April 19

White has career-high 36 points, Spurs beat Nuggets 118-108

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — San Antonio point guard Derrick White was screaming, flexing and stomping around the court after almost every basket against Denver. It was completely out of character for White, but the mild-mannered point guard has never been in this situation before. White had a career-high 36 points
Yahoo Sports
April 19

Bucks' unassuming Khris Middleton: 'I'm pretty mellow as long as we win'

On Thursday night the Sixers, Spurs and Warriors took commanding 2-1 series leads in the first round of the NBA Playoffs. MILWAUKEE -- It's kind of bizarre. And it happens pretty often. Take Wednesday night, for example, when the Milwaukee Bucks played the Detroit Pistons in Game 2 of their first-round
Yahoo Sports
April 19

White has career-high 36 points, Spurs beat Nuggets 118-108

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Derrick White had a career-high 36 points and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Denver Nuggets 118-108 on Thursday night, withstanding a first-half lapse to take a 2-1 lead in the first-round series. Nikola Jokic had 22 points, eight rebounds and seven assists for Denver. Game 4 is Saturday
Yahoo Sports
April 19

White has career-high 36 points, Spurs beat Nuggets 118-108

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — San Antonio point guard Derrick White was screaming, flexing and stomping around the court after almost every basket against Denver. It was completely out of character for White, but the mild-mannered point guard has never been in this situation before. White had a career-high 36 points
Yahoo Sports
April 19

White has career-high 36 points, Spurs beat Nuggets 118-108

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — San Antonio point guard Derrick White was screaming, flexing and stomping around the court after almost every basket against Denver. It was completely out of character for White, but the mild-mannered point guard has never been in this situation before. White had a career-high 36 points
Yahoo Sports
April 19

White has career-high 36 points, Spurs beat Nuggets 118-108

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — San Antonio point guard Derrick White was screaming, flexing and stomping around the court after almost every basket against Denver. It was completely out of character for White, but the mild-mannered point guard has never been in this situation before. White had a career-high 36 points
Yahoo Sports
April 19

White has career-high 36 points, Spurs beat Nuggets 118-108

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — San Antonio point guard Derrick White was screaming, flexing and stomping around the court after almost every basket against Denver. It was completely out of character for White, but the mild-mannered point guard has never been in this situation before. White had a career-high 36 points
Yahoo Sports
April 19

White has career-high 36 points, Spurs beat Nuggets 118-108

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — San Antonio point guard Derrick White was screaming, flexing and stomping around the court after almost every basket against Denver. It was completely out of character for White, but the mild-mannered point guard has never been in this situation before. White had a career-high 36 points
CBS Sports
April 19

NBA Playoffs 2019: Celtics vs. Pacers odds, picks, Game 3 predictions from model on 77-62 roll

SportsLine's advanced computer model simulated Friday's Celtics vs. Pacers game 10,000 times.
Yahoo Sports
April 19

Georgia Tech #ProJackets Basketball

THE FLATS — Derrick Favors posted a double-double, Iman Shumpert and the Rockets to face the Jazz on Saturday at 10:30 p.m. in Utah, … That and more in this edition of the Georgia Tech #ProJackets Basketball Report. Favors scored 14 points and grabbed 12 rebounds in a 118-98 loss to the Houston Rockets
Yahoo Sports
April 19

Georgia Tech #ProJackets Basketball

THE FLATS — Derrick Favors posted a double-double, Iman Shumpert and the Rockets to face the Jazz on Saturday at 10:30 p.m. in Utah, … That and more in this edition of the Georgia Tech #ProJackets Basketball Report. Favors scored 14 points and grabbed 12 rebounds in a 118-98 loss to the Houston Rockets
Yahoo Sports
April 19

Georgia Tech #ProJackets Basketball

THE FLATS — Derrick Favors posted a double-double, Iman Shumpert and the Rockets to face the Jazz on Saturday at 10:30 p.m. in Utah, … That and more in this edition of the Georgia Tech #ProJackets Basketball Report. Favors scored 14 points and grabbed 12 rebounds in a 118-98 loss to the Houston Rockets
Yahoo Sports
April 19

Georgia Tech #ProJackets Basketball

THE FLATS — Derrick Favors posted a double-double, Iman Shumpert and the Rockets to face the Jazz on Saturday at 10:30 p.m. in Utah, … That and more in this edition of the Georgia Tech #ProJackets Basketball Report. Favors scored 14 points and grabbed 12 rebounds in a 118-98 loss to the Houston Rockets
Yahoo Sports
April 19

Georgia Tech #ProJackets Basketball

THE FLATS — Derrick Favors posted a double-double, Iman Shumpert and the Rockets to face the Jazz on Saturday at 10:30 p.m. in Utah, … That and more in this edition of the Georgia Tech #ProJackets Basketball Report. Favors scored 14 points and grabbed 12 rebounds in a 118-98 loss to the Houston Rockets
Yahoo Sports
April 19

Georgia Tech #ProJackets Basketball

THE FLATS — Derrick Favors posted a double-double, Iman Shumpert and the Rockets to face the Jazz on Saturday at 10:30 p.m. in Utah, … That and more in this edition of the Georgia Tech #ProJackets Basketball Report. Favors scored 14 points and grabbed 12 rebounds in a 118-98 loss to the Houston Rockets
Yahoo Sports
April 19

Georgia Tech #ProJackets Basketball

THE FLATS — Derrick Favors posted a double-double, Iman Shumpert and the Rockets to face the Jazz on Saturday at 10:30 p.m. in Utah, … That and more in this edition of the Georgia Tech #ProJackets Basketball Report. Favors scored 14 points and grabbed 12 rebounds in a 118-98 loss to the Houston Rockets
Yahoo Sports
April 19

Georgia Tech #ProJackets Basketball

THE FLATS — Derrick Favors posted a double-double, Iman Shumpert and the Rockets to face the Jazz on Saturday at 10:30 p.m. in Utah, … That and more in this edition of the Georgia Tech #ProJackets Basketball Report. Favors scored 14 points and grabbed 12 rebounds in a 118-98 loss to the Houston Rockets
Yahoo Sports
April 19

Georgia Tech #ProJackets Basketball

THE FLATS — Derrick Favors posted a double-double, Iman Shumpert and the Rockets to face the Jazz on Saturday at 10:30 p.m. in Utah, … That and more in this edition of the Georgia Tech #ProJackets Basketball Report. Favors scored 14 points and grabbed 12 rebounds in a 118-98 loss to the Houston Rockets
Yahoo Sports
April 19

Georgia Tech #ProJackets Basketball

THE FLATS — Derrick Favors posted a double-double, Iman Shumpert and the Rockets to face the Jazz on Saturday at 10:30 p.m. in Utah, … That and more in this edition of the Georgia Tech #ProJackets Basketball Report. Favors scored 14 points and grabbed 12 rebounds in a 118-98 loss to the Houston Rockets
Yahoo Sports
April 19

Georgia Tech #ProJackets Basketball

THE FLATS — Derrick Favors posted a double-double, Iman Shumpert and the Rockets to face the Jazz on Saturday at 10:30 p.m. in Utah, … That and more in this edition of the Georgia Tech #ProJackets Basketball Report. Favors scored 14 points and grabbed 12 rebounds in a 118-98 loss to the Houston Rockets
Yahoo Sports
April 19

Georgia Tech #ProJackets Basketball

THE FLATS — Derrick Favors posted a double-double, Iman Shumpert and the Rockets to face the Jazz on Saturday at 10:30 p.m. in Utah, … That and more in this edition of the Georgia Tech #ProJackets Basketball Report. Favors scored 14 points and grabbed 12 rebounds in a 118-98 loss to the Houston Rockets
Yahoo Sports
April 19

Georgia Tech #ProJackets Basketball

THE FLATS — Derrick Favors posted a double-double, Iman Shumpert and the Rockets to face the Jazz on Saturday at 10:30 p.m. in Utah, … That and more in this edition of the Georgia Tech #ProJackets Basketball Report. Favors scored 14 points and grabbed 12 rebounds in a 118-98 loss to the Houston Rockets
Yahoo Sports
April 19

Georgia Tech #ProJackets Basketball

THE FLATS — Derrick Favors posted a double-double, Iman Shumpert and the Rockets to face the Jazz on Saturday at 10:30 p.m. in Utah, … That and more in this edition of the Georgia Tech #ProJackets Basketball Report. Favors scored 14 points and grabbed 12 rebounds in a 118-98 loss to the Houston Rockets
Yahoo Sports
April 19

Georgia Tech #ProJackets Basketball

THE FLATS — Derrick Favors posted a double-double, Iman Shumpert and the Rockets to face the Jazz on Saturday at 10:30 p.m. in Utah, … That and more in this edition of the Georgia Tech #ProJackets Basketball Report. Favors scored 14 points and grabbed 12 rebounds in a 118-98 loss to the Houston Rockets
Yahoo Sports
April 19

Georgia Tech #ProJackets Basketball

THE FLATS — Derrick Favors posted a double-double, Iman Shumpert and the Rockets to face the Jazz on Saturday at 10:30 p.m. in Utah, … That and more in this edition of the Georgia Tech #ProJackets Basketball Report. Favors scored 14 points and grabbed 12 rebounds in a 118-98 loss to the Houston Rockets
Yahoo Sports
April 19

Georgia Tech #ProJackets Basketball

THE FLATS — Derrick Favors posted a double-double, Iman Shumpert and the Rockets to face the Jazz on Saturday at 10:30 p.m. in Utah, … That and more in this edition of the Georgia Tech #ProJackets Basketball Report. Favors scored 14 points and grabbed 12 rebounds in a 118-98 loss to the Houston Rockets
NBA.com
April 19

Report: Lakers meeting with Lue to discuss coaching vacancy

A familiar face from LeBron James' past is reportedly getting some face-to-face time with the Los Angeles Lakers' brass.
Yahoo Sports
April 19

NBA-Warriors ready to unleash playoff-mode Durant

When Kevin Durant rained down shots on the Los Angeles Clippers with his deadly playoff performance on Thursday, he also provided a glimpse of what life will be like for Golden State and their competition without the injured DeMarcus Cousins. In short, less Cousins will equal more Durant -- more Durant
CBS Sports
April 19

NBA playoffs scores, highlights, results: Spurs, 76ers take 2-1 series leads; Warriors visit Clippers looking for revenge

There are three big games on the schedule for Thursday night
CBS Sports
April 19

Warriors vs. Clippers Game 3: Kevin Durant ties highest-scoring first half of playoff career with 27 points

Durant was in rare form on Thursday night, after taking some flak for not being aggressive enough
RealGM
April 19
76ers Call Report Alleging Discord 'Steaming Pile Of Trash'
ESPN
April 19

Sources: Lue meeting with Lakers about vacancy

Ty Lue, who coached the Cavaliers to three NBA Finals, is meeting with Lakers GM Rob Pelinka about replacing Luke Walton as head coach, sources told ESPN.
ESPN
April 19

Sources: Lakers want 2nd Lue, Williams meetings

Ty Lue met with Lakers GM Rob Pelinka for about 90 minutes Friday, a prelude to what the Lakers hope will be more detailed discussions with top candidates Lue and Monty Williams as soon as next week, sources told ESPN.
Yahoo Sports
April 19

NBA Draft 2019: French teen Sekou Doumbouya, potential lottery pick, enters draft

French teen Sekou Doumbouya, a 6-9 forward projected by many to be a first-round pick and potentially a stretch lottery selection, has submitted paperwork to the NBA to make himself eligible for the 2019 draft, his agent told ESPN. Doumbouya - who was born in Guinea but has lived in France since he was
CBS Sports
April 19

Warriors star Kevin Durant's 38-point performance over Clippers highlighted by guards' inability to stop him

Patrick Beverley is an elite defender, but Kevin Durant is a better scorer
Yahoo Sports
April 19

Derrick White's career night leads Spurs past Nuggets for 2-1 series lead

What I'm Hearing: HoopsHype's Alex Kennedy spoke with a handful of NBA players and polled them on who they think will win the title this year. Survey says! SAN ANTONIO (AP) — San Antonio point guard Derrick White was screaming, flexing and stomping around the court after almost every basket against
Yahoo Sports
April 19

Simmons scores 31 points, 76ers beat Nets without Embiid

NEW YORK (AP) — Joel Embiid took off his warmup gear and changed into street clothes, his left knee feeling too sore to play. Even with the All-Star center sitting down, the Philadelphia 76ers were flying high in Game 3. Ben Simmons scored a career playoff-high 31 points, Tobias Harris added 29 points
Yahoo Sports
April 19

Raptors have point to prove in playoff road tests ahead

The Toronto Raptors still have a demon or two to slay on the road in the playoffs against the Orlando Magic.
FOX Sports
April 19

Kobe Bryant tells the story behind his one-on-one game with Beyoncé’s dad

"I don't think he made another basket after that." Kobe provides commentary for this legendary moment.
Yahoo Sports
April 19

Sources: Lakers want 2nd Lue, Williams meetings

Adrian Wojnarowski Dave McMenamin Close Lakers and NBA reporter for ESPN. Covered the Lakers and NBA for ESPNLosAngeles.com from 2009-14, the Cavaliers from 2014-18 for ESPN.com and the NBA for NBA.com from 2005-09. Follow on Twitter Former Cleveland Cavaliers coach Ty Lue and Los Angeles Lakers general
CBS Sports
April 19

NBA Playoffs scores, highlights: Celtics go up 3-0 on Pacers; Raptors take 2-1 lead over Magic; Blazers battle OKC

The NBA playoff schedule features a three-game slate on Friday
Yahoo Sports
April 19

NBA rumors: Warriors complained about Patrick Beverley's Kevin Durant defense

Through two games of their first-round NBA playoff series, Patrick Beverley appeared to be flustering Kevin Durant.  The Los Angeles Clippers guard had been tasked with pestering the Warriors star, and he had a modicum of success early on, as the series headed to L.A. knotted at one. That was after the
SLAM
April 19
Josh Christopher & Jaden Hardy TEAMED UP! Nasty EYBL Backcourt 😱
CBS Sports
April 19

NBA DFS: Kawhi Leonard and top picks for April 19 FanDuel, DraftKings daily fantasy basketball lineups

Mike McClure, a DFS pro with almost $2 million in career earnings, gives optimal lineup advice
Yahoo Sports
April 19

NBA's Langston Galloway Gets Fred Flintstone Shoes For Playoff Game

NBA's Langston Galloway (Bed)Rockin' Fred Flintstone Kicks ... For Playoffs!!! 1 4/19/2019 8:18 AM PDT Detroit Pistons guard Langston Galloway is goin' prehistoric with his sneaks on Saturday ... copping a sick pair of Fred Flintstone shoes for his big playoff game!! TMZ Sports has learned
FOX Sports
April 19

Celtics take 3-0 series lead, beating Pacers 104-96

NBA Playoff Capsules
FOX Sports
April 19

Celtics take 3-0 series lead, beating Pacers 104-96

NBA Playoff Capsules
FOX Sports
April 19

Celtics beat Pacers 104-96 to take 3-0 series lead

Jaylen Brown scored 23 points and Kyrie Irving added 19 to help the Boston Celtics beat the Indiana Pacers 104-96 for a 3-0 lead in the first-round series
Yahoo Sports
April 19

Kyrie's clutch play keeps Celtics in command

Boston continues to win ugly over the Pacers, but the important part is they're winning all their playoff games so far.
NBA.com
April 19

NBA rescinds technicals on Warriors' Durant, Clippers' Green

The NBA has rescinded technical fouls called on Golden State's Kevin Durant and JaMychal Green of the Los Angeles Clippers in Game 3 of their first-round playoff series.
Yahoo Sports
April 19

NBA rescinds technicals on Warriors' Durant, Clippers' Green

-- The NBA has rescinded technical fouls called on Golden State's Kevin Durant and JaMychal Green of the Los Angeles Clippers in Game 3 of their first-round playoff series. The players were called for double technicals early in the third quarter Thursday night at Staples Center as they jawed at each
CBS Sports
April 19

2019 NBA playoffs schedule, scores: Watch first-round series online, live stream, TV channels, bracket, dates, times

Get the complete schedule for the first round of the NBA playoffs, along with viewing information
CBS Sports
April 19

2019 NBA Playoffs: Bracket, scores, series schedules, results, path to Finals for all 16 postseason teams

A look at every series in the opening round of the playoffs
CBS Sports
April 19

2019 NBA Playoffs: Celtics vs. Pacers Game 3 score, series schedule, results, TV channel, online stream, odds, matchups

The Celtics took a 3-0 lead on the Pacers with a big Game 3 win
RealGM
April 19
Kevin Durant: My Actual Basketball Play Should Be Headlines, Not Future Decision
CBS Sports
April 19

Lakers meeting with Tyronn Lue regarding head coaching position on Friday, per report

General manager Rob Pelinka is set to interview Tyronn Lue
Yahoo Sports
April 19

NBA Free Agency Rumors: Kawhi Leonard's Raptors Teammates Expect Him To Leave For Lakers Or Clippers

With the 2019 NBA playoffs underway, Kawhi Leonard and the Toronto Raptors are trying to take a 2-1 lead against the Orlando Magic in the first round. After not playing in last season's playoffs due to injury, Leonard is averaging 31.0 points, 5.0 rebounds, and 3.5 assists through two games. As the
Yahoo Sports
April 19

NBA Free Agency Rumors: Kawhi Leonard's Raptors Teammates Expect Him To Leave For Lakers Or Clippers

With the 2019 NBA playoffs underway, Kawhi Leonard and the Toronto Raptors are trying to take a 2-1 lead against the Orlando Magic in the first round. After not playing in last season's playoffs due to injury, Leonard is averaging 31.0 points, 5.0 rebounds, and 3.5 assists through two games. As the
ESPN
April 19

French teen Doumbouya declares for NBA draft

French forward Sekou Doumbouya has submitted paperwork to the league office to make himself eligible for the 2019 NBA draft, his agent, Bouna Ndiaye of Comsport, told ESPN.
Yahoo Sports
April 19

Good, bad, ugly: Nuggets down 2-1 after Derrick White's big game

The Denver Nuggets went into Thursday's game on a high as they pulled off an improbable come from behind victory over the San Antonio Spurs in Game 2 thanks to an absurd fourth quarter from Jamal Murray. Denver had an up and down performance in Game 2, but were able to pull off the 114-105 victory
Basketball Insiders
April 19

NBA Daily: Is Now the Time for the Houston Rockets?

Houston pushed the Golden State Warriors to the brink last year. Shane Rhodes analyzes whether the Rockets are now ready to advance to the NBA Finals.
Yahoo Sports
April 19

With one game, Durant changes the narrative

On Thursday night, the talk wasn’t about free agency or Patrick Beverley's defensive tactics. It was all about Kevin Durant's immense gifts on the court.
Yahoo Sports
April 19

Warriors, Rockets on collision course

Christmas wouldn't work in August. Farmers don't harvest the crops until it's time. But when it comes to the NBA playoffs, it's not so distasteful to put the calendar on fast-forward. A Warriors-Houston series is nearly upon us — in the second round, of all things — and nothing else in
Yahoo Sports
April 19

Warriors, Rockets on collision course

Christmas wouldn't work in August. Farmers don't harvest the crops until it's time. But when it comes to the NBA playoffs, it's not so distasteful to put the calendar on fast-forward. A Warriors-Houston series is nearly upon us — in the second round, of all things — and nothing else in
Yahoo Sports
April 19

NBA playoffs 2019: 'Hungry' Derrick White sparks Spurs win over Nuggets

Derrick White played like he had not eaten in two days, Nuggets coach Michael Malone said after seeing his team undone by the unheralded Spurs point guard. San Antonio took a 2-1 lead in their first-round playoff series against the second-seeded Nuggets with a 118-108 home victory Thursday. The Spurs
CBS Sports
April 19

NBA Playoffs 2019: Sixers vs. Nets odds, picks, Game 4 predictions from model on 77-62 run

SportsLine's advanced computer model simulated Saturday's Sixers vs. Nets game 10,000 times.
Yahoo Sports
April 19

Ben Simmons steps up with 31 points as Philadelphia 76ers beat Brooklyn Nets in Game 3

Ben Simmons stepped up in the absence of Joel Embiid to score 31 points to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a 131-115 Game 3 over the Brooklyn Nets. Thursday night's playoff scores Philadelphia 76ers 131-115 Brooklyn Nets - 76ers lead 2-1 Denver Nuggets 108-118 San Antonio Spurs - Spurs lead 2-1 Golden
Yahoo Sports
April 19

Ben Simmons steps up with 31 points as Philadelphia 76ers beat Brooklyn Nets in Game 3

Ben Simmons stepped up in the absence of Joel Embiid to score 31 points to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a 131-115 Game 3 over the Brooklyn Nets. Thursday night's playoff scores Philadelphia 76ers 131-115 Brooklyn Nets - 76ers lead 2-1 Denver Nuggets 108-118 San Antonio Spurs - Spurs lead 2-1 Golden
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April 19

Ben Simmons steps up with 31 points as Philadelphia 76ers beat Brooklyn Nets in Game 3

Ben Simmons stepped up in the absence of Joel Embiid to score 31 points to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a 131-115 Game 3 over the Brooklyn Nets. Thursday night's playoff scores Philadelphia 76ers 131-115 Brooklyn Nets - 76ers lead 2-1 Denver Nuggets 108-118 San Antonio Spurs - Spurs lead 2-1 Golden
Yahoo Sports
April 19

Ben Simmons steps up with 31 points as Philadelphia 76ers beat Brooklyn Nets in Game 3

Ben Simmons stepped up in the absence of Joel Embiid to score 31 points to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a 131-115 Game 3 over the Brooklyn Nets. Thursday night's playoff scores Philadelphia 76ers 131-115 Brooklyn Nets - 76ers lead 2-1 Denver Nuggets 108-118 San Antonio Spurs - Spurs lead 2-1 Golden
Yahoo Sports
April 19

Ben Simmons steps up with 31 points as Philadelphia 76ers beat Brooklyn Nets in Game 3

Ben Simmons stepped up in the absence of Joel Embiid to score 31 points to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a 131-115 Game 3 over the Brooklyn Nets. Thursday night's playoff scores Philadelphia 76ers 131-115 Brooklyn Nets - 76ers lead 2-1 Denver Nuggets 108-118 San Antonio Spurs - Spurs lead 2-1 Golden
CBS Sports
April 19

NBA Playoffs scores, highlights: Raptors take 2-1 series lead over Magic; Celtics, Trail Blazers look to go up 3-0

The NBA playoff schedule features a three-game slate on Friday
Yahoo Sports
April 19

Ben Simmons steps up with 31 points as Philadelphia 76ers beat Brooklyn Nets in Game 3

Ben Simmons stepped up in the absence of Joel Embiid to score 31 points to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a 131-115 Game 3 over the Brooklyn Nets. Thursday night's playoff scores Philadelphia 76ers 131-115 Brooklyn Nets - 76ers lead 2-1 Denver Nuggets 108-118 San Antonio Spurs - Spurs lead 2-1 Golden
Yahoo Sports
April 19

About Last Night in the NBA: 76ers roll without Joel Embiid; White spurs Spurs

A. Sherrod Blakely & Chris Forsberg break down last night's NBA playoff action and look ahead to tonight's slate, including early thoughts on Celtics-Pacers Game 3.
Basketball Insiders
April 19

NBA Daily: The Spurs’ Reign is Alive and Well

The promise from some of the Spurs' young talent has shown that the rumors of San Antonio's death were greatly exaggerated, writes Matt John.
FOX Sports
April 19

Siakam has 30 points, Raptors top Magic 98-93 for 2-1 lead

Siakam scores 30, Raptors dig in late to top Magic 98-93 and take 2-1 series lead
CBS Sports
April 19

2019 NBA Playoffs: Raptors vs. Magic Game 3 score, series schedule, results, TV channel, live stream, odds, matchups

The No. 2 seed Raptors took a 2-1 lead over the No. 7 seed Magic on Friday night
SLAM
April 19
Sekou Doumbouya Enters 2019 NBA Draft
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April 19
Sekou Doumbouya Enters 2019 NBA Draft
Yahoo Sports
April 19

New hero emerges in Toronto's Game 3 win

Pascal Siakam had a career night to help the Raptors hold off a late rally by Orlando in Game 3 of their first-round series.
RealGM
April 19
Rich Cho To Oversee Analytics, Salary Cap Administration For Grizzlies
Yahoo Sports
April 19

NBA notebook: Technicals on Durant, Green rescinded

The NBA rescinded technical fouls assessed to Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant and Los Angeles Clippers forward JaMychal Green on Friday after reviewing a call made during Thursday night's game. Durant and Green were exchanging words during the third quarter when the double-technical was
Yahoo Sports
April 19

NBA notebook: Technicals on Durant, Green rescinded

The NBA rescinded technical fouls assessed to Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant and Los Angeles Clippers forward JaMychal Green on Friday after reviewing a call made during Thursday night's game. Durant and Green were exchanging words during the third quarter when the double-technical was
RealGM
April 19
Bobby Webster: Entire Season Will Play Role In Kawhi Leonard's Decision
CBS Sports
April 19

NBA Playoffs 2019: Raptors vs. Magic odds, picks, Game 3 predictions from model on 77-62 roll

SportsLine's advanced computer model simulated Friday's Raptors vs. Magic game 10,000 times.
Yahoo Sports
April 19

NBA notebook: Technicals on Durant, Green rescinded

The NBA rescinded technical fouls assessed to Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant and Los Angeles Clippers forward JaMychal Green on Friday after reviewing a call made during Thursday night's game. Durant and Green were exchanging words during the third quarter when the double-technical was
Yahoo Sports
April 19

NBA rescinds technical on Warriors' Durant, Clippers' Green

The NBA has rescinded technical fouls called on Golden State's Kevin Durant and JaMychal Green of the Los Angeles Clippers in Game 3 of their first-round playoff series. The Warriors won 132-105 and lead the series 2-1. Durant had been ejected from Game 1 with a double technical and he had accumulated
FOX Sports
April 19

NBA rescinds technical on Warriors' Durant, Clippers' Green

The NBA has rescinded technical fouls called on Golden State's Kevin Durant and JaMychal Green of the Clippers in Game 3 of their first-round playoff series
CBS Sports
April 19

Joel Embiid injury update: Sixers' big man listed as doubtful for Game 4 versus Nets with sore knee

The Sixers star may miss his second straight playoff game versus the Nets on Saturday
Yahoo Sports
April 19
Videos: 76ers, Spurs, Warriors win in NBA playoffs: Breaking down the latest in sports
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April 19
Videos: 76ers, Spurs, Warriors win in NBA playoffs: Breaking down the latest in sports
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April 19
Videos: 76ers, Spurs, Warriors win in NBA playoffs: Breaking down the latest in sports
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April 19
Videos: 76ers, Spurs, Warriors win in NBA playoffs: Breaking down the latest in sports
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April 19
Videos: 76ers, Spurs, Warriors win in NBA playoffs: Breaking down the latest in sports
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April 19
Videos: 76ers, Spurs, Warriors win in NBA playoffs: Breaking down the latest in sports
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April 19
Videos: 76ers, Spurs, Warriors win in NBA playoffs: Breaking down the latest in sports
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April 19
Videos: 76ers, Spurs, Warriors win in NBA playoffs: Breaking down the latest in sports
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April 19
Videos: 76ers, Spurs, Warriors win in NBA playoffs: Breaking down the latest in sports
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April 19
Videos: 76ers, Spurs, Warriors win in NBA playoffs: Breaking down the latest in sports
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April 19
Videos: 76ers, Spurs, Warriors win in NBA playoffs: Breaking down the latest in sports
RealGM
April 19
Michael Malone: Nuggets Need To 'Send A Message' With Hard Fouls In Game 4
RealGM
April 19
NBA Playoffs Snapshots (April 18): 76ers/Nets, Spurs/Nuggets, Warriors/Clippers
CBS Sports
April 19

NBA scores, highlights: Celtics, Trail Blazers look to take 3-0 series leads; Raptors aim to gain upper hand versus Magic

The NBA playoff schedule features a three-game slate on Friday
Yahoo Sports
April 19

Game 3 Preview: Raptors vs Magic

Toronto Raptors (1-1) @ Orlando Magic (1-1) When: Friday, April 19th, 7 P.M. ET Where: Amway Center - Injury report: For the Raptors, OG Anunoby (appendectomy), Chris Boucher (back spasms) and Jordan Loyd (coach's decision) are listed as out. Patrick McCaw (right thumb sprain) is listed as questionable
Yahoo Sports
April 19

Game 3 Preview: Raptors vs Magic

Toronto Raptors (1-1) @ Orlando Magic (1-1) When: Friday, April 19th, 7 P.M. ET Where: Amway Center - Injury report: For the Raptors, OG Anunoby (appendectomy), Chris Boucher (back spasms) and Jordan Loyd (coach's decision) are listed as out. Patrick McCaw (right thumb sprain) is listed as questionable
Yahoo Sports
April 19

Game 3 Preview: Raptors vs Magic

Toronto Raptors (1-1) @ Orlando Magic (1-1) When: Friday, April 19th, 7 P.M. ET Where: Amway Center - Injury report: For the Raptors, OG Anunoby (appendectomy), Chris Boucher (back spasms) and Jordan Loyd (coach's decision) are listed as out. Patrick McCaw (right thumb sprain) is listed as questionable
Yahoo Sports
April 19

Game 3 Preview: Raptors vs Magic

Toronto Raptors (1-1) @ Orlando Magic (1-1) When: Friday, April 19th, 7 P.M. ET Where: Amway Center - Injury report: For the Raptors, OG Anunoby (appendectomy), Chris Boucher (back spasms) and Jordan Loyd (coach's decision) are listed as out. Patrick McCaw (right thumb sprain) is listed as questionable
CBS Sports
April 19

NBA Playoffs 2019: Thunder vs. Blazers odds, picks, Game 3 predictions from proven model on 77-62 roll

SportsLine's advanced computer model simulated Friday's Thunder vs. Blazers game 10,000 times.
CBS Sports
April 19

2019 NBA Playoffs Nets-Sixers notebook: J.J. Redick never stops; The promise of Ben Simmons at point-center

Also: The Nets remain confident, at least about their offense; Boban!
RealGM
April 19
Rob Pelinka Interviews Tyronn Lue For Vacant Lakers Coaching Job
RealGM
April 19
Joel Embiid Doubtful For Game 4 With Sore Knee
Yahoo Sports
April 19

Finally a playoff game at Detroit Pistons' new arena

Little Caesars Arena in Detroit will finally host its first playoff game - in what is probably the last chance the Pistons have to make their series against Milwaukee competitive. ''Let's make it hard on them,'' Detroit coach Dwane Casey said. Houston and Utah will also play Game
Yahoo Sports
April 19

Celtics take 3-0 series lead, beating Pacers 104-96

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) � Russell Westbrook had 33 points and 11 assists and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Portland Trail Blazers 120-108 on Friday night to cut their series deficit to 2-1. Paul George added 22 points, Jerami Grant had 18 and Dennis Schroder 17 for the Thunder. They will host Game 4
Yahoo Sports
April 19

Blazers underdogs at Thunder on Game 3 odds at sportsbooks

The Portland Trail Blazers are 5-0 straight up and 3-2 against the spread over their last five games including a 2-0 SU and ATS start to their first-round series against the Oklahoma City Thunder. The Trail Blazers look to carry their momentum into a win on the road on Friday night in Game 3. Portland
HoopsHype
April 19

A chat with John Wall and other NBA podcasts of the day

FOX Sports
April 19

Finally a playoff game at Detroit Pistons’ new arena

Finally a playoff game at Detroit Pistons' new arena
HoopsHype
April 19

Thunder have made just 16 percent of open three-pointers in playoffs

RealGM
April 19
Dunc'd On: BRK/PHI; SAS/DEN; LAC/GSW Game 3s, News
ESPN
April 19

A's buy 'KD commits to Oakland' advertisement

The Athletics took out a full-page advertisement in the San Francisco Chronicle that reads "KD commits to Oakland" in an apparent dig at the Warriors' Kevin Durant, who is set to hit free agency this summer.
Yahoo Sports
April 19

Meet the officials for Trail Blazers-Thunder Game 3: Is this a good referee crew?

The Portland Trail Blazers are up 2-0 on the Oklahoma City Thunder as their first round playoff series shifts to Oklahoma City for Games 3 and 4. Will the Blazers have the same success they found in the confines of Rip City, or will the officiating crew be a factor in tonight's matchup? The Blazers
ESPN
April 19

Embiid (sore knee) listed as doubtful for Game 4

Joel Embiid has been listed as doubtful for the 76ers' Game 4 against the Nets.
Yahoo Sports
April 19

The 1 Trade to Convince Every Top NBA Free Agent to Stay This Offseason

Jimmy Butler (Player Option)/Tobias Harris, Philadelphia 76ers Cutting down the number of ball-handlers jockeying for offensive control certainly helps the Sixers pitch Jimmy Butler and Tobias Harris on long-term fits. They have obliterated defenses in the regular season and playoffs when the duo runs
Yahoo Sports
April 19

Malone urges Nuggets response to 'hungry' White

Mike Malone is eager for his Denver Nuggets team to respond after they were undone by San Antonio Spurs guard Derrick White.
Yahoo Sports
April 19

NBA Draft 2019: Suns rumored to prefer Morant over Zion

Phoenix is one of three teams that have a 14 percent chance of winning the lottery. The other two are the Cavaliers and Knicks. The Suns have a preference for who they'd like to pick in the 2019 NBA Draft, and it might not be Zion Williamson. Sources around the league indicate Phoenix would prefer
Yahoo Sports
April 19

NBA Draft 2019: Suns rumored to prefer Morant over Zion

Phoenix is one of three teams that have a 14 percent chance of winning the lottery. The other two are the Cavaliers and Knicks. The Suns have a preference for who they'd like to pick in the 2019 NBA Draft, and it might not be Zion Williamson. Sources around the league indicate Phoenix would prefer
CBS Sports
April 19

NBA Playoffs 2019: Celtics vs. Pacers odds, picks, Game 3 predictions from proven model on 77-62 roll

SportsLine's advanced computer model simulated Friday's Celtics vs. Pacers game 10,000 times.
Yahoo Sports
April 19

Draft notebook: Georgia F Claxton declares for NBA

Georgia forward Nic Claxton announced Friday that he is declaring for the 2019 NBA Draft. The 6-foot-11 Claxton averaged 13.0 points, 8.6 rebounds and 2.5 blocked shots in 32 games as a sophomore while being named second-team All-SEC. "I want to thank my family, coaches, and trainers for always
Yahoo Sports
April 19

NBA fashion of the week: April 19

Check out the NBA’s best styles from the past week.
Yahoo Sports
April 19

Knicks president adds fuel to fire surrounding Kevin Durant's free agency

The Knicks sure sound optimistic about landing someone ...
ESPN
April 19

Malone wants Murray, Nuggets to play tougher

Nuggets coach Michael Malone said he wants his team, and specifically Jamal Murray, to take Derrick White's big night personally heading into Game 4 of Denver's series against San Antonio.
CBS Sports
April 19

Chauncey Billups among candidates for president of basketball operations role with Timberwolves, per report

The Wolves are looking for a new face in their front office
NBA.com
April 19

Embiid listed as doubtful for Saturday's Game 4

The Philadelphia 76ers are listing Joel Embiid as doubtful for Game 4 of their first-round series against the Brooklyn Nets.
CBS Sports
April 19

Today's Top Picks: Back the Thunder and these two MLB plays Friday, plus how I would improve the NBA playoffs

Also, watch SportsLine on CBS Sports HQ live at 6 p.m. ET for all today's best bets
Yahoo Sports
April 19

Fight for NBA's – Most Valuable Player

The NBA Playoffs got underway last Saturday and the individual match-ups are more competitive (and interesting) than expected. Especially following a 31-point, fourth quarter collapse by the JustBet $1.35 favourite Golden State Warriors against the Los Angeles Clippers Monday night to even the series
FOX Sports
April 19

Embiid listed as doubtful for 76ers' Game 4 vs Nets

The Philadelphia 76ers are listing Joel Embiid as doubtful for Game 4 of their first-round series against the Brooklyn Nets
Yahoo Sports
April 19

Nuggets coach Michael Malone mulling lineup change ahead of Game 4 vs. Spurs

SAN ANTONIO – Nuggets coach Michael Malone is considering “all options” when it comes to making a starting lineup change ahead of Saturday's Game 4. “We'll continue to look at it,” Malone said on Friday, hours after his team dropped Game 3 and fell behind 2-1 in their first-round playoff series
Yahoo Sports
April 19

Ben Simmons steps up with 31 points as Philadelphia 76ers beat Brooklyn Nets in Game 3

Ben Simmons stepped up in the absence of Joel Embiid to score 31 points to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a 131-115 Game 3 over the Brooklyn Nets. Thursday night's playoff scores Philadelphia 76ers 131-115 Brooklyn Nets - 76ers lead 2-1 Denver Nuggets 108-118 San Antonio Spurs - Spurs lead 2-1 Golden
ESPN
April 19

Mitchell vows to be more aggressive vs. Rockets

Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell said his performance can only get better after losses in the first two games of Utah's series against the Rockets.
Yahoo Sports
April 19

Portland Trail Blazers vs. Oklahoma City Thunder TV Schedule: What time, channel is Russell Westbrook vs. Damian Lillard?

Watch Kobe Bryant break down playoff games on his show 'Detail' for free with a trial of ESPN+. Bet on the game or on the Thunder, Blazers to win the NBA Championship at DraftKings and get a free $20 bet when you sign up. Portland leads the series, 2-0, after two games. Here's what you need
Yahoo Sports
April 19

Cassius Winston will return to Michigan State, Nick Ward declares for NBA draft

Cassius Winston will return for his senior season next fall at Michigan State. Nick Ward, however, has decided to declare for the NBA draft.
Yahoo Sports
April 19

Kevin Durant too hot to handle as Warriors thump Clippers in Game Three

Source: SIPA USA/PA Images KEVIN DURANT SCORED 38 points as the Golden State Warriors made sure they didn't blow another big lead by routing the Los Angeles Clippers 132-105 in Game Three of their playoff series. The Warriors ensured there was no repeat of Game Two, where they squandered a 31-point
HoopsHype
April 19

Very few NBA players, especially All-Stars, play 82 games these days

Yahoo Sports
April 19

Warriors, Rockets on collision course

Christmas wouldn't work in August. Farmers don't harvest the crops until it's time. But when it comes to the NBA playoffs, it's not so distasteful to put the calendar on fast-forward. A Warriors-Houston series is nearly upon us — in the second round, of all things — and nothing else in
ESPN
April 19

'He showed everybody who Kevin Durant is'

Coming out aggressive from the opening tip, the two-time Finals MVP reminded everyone why he's the best pure scorer in the NBA.
ESPN
April 19

He's Kevin Durant, and you're not

Coming out aggressive from the opening tip, the two-time Finals MVP reminded everyone why he's the best pure scorer in the NBA.
Yahoo Sports
April 19

NBA rescinds technical foul on Kevin Durant that was his 3rd of the playoffs

The NBA rescinded technical fouls on Kevin Durant and JaMychal Green, a development that's a much bigger deal for Durant.
CBS Sports
April 19

NBA Playoffs 2019: Raptors vs. Magic odds, picks, Game 3 predictions from proven model on 77-62 run

SportsLine's advanced computer model simulated Friday's Raptors vs. Magic game 10,000 times.
Yahoo Sports
April 19

Guard play likely to decide Game 4 between Spurs, Nuggets

The first three games of the Western Conference first-round playoff series between second-seeded Denver and seventh-seeded San Antonio have boiled down to which team received better play from its backcourt. The Spurs grabbed a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven series with a 118-108 home win on Thursday
SLAM
April 19
Cole Anthony & Anthony Edwards TEAM UP | Jordan Brand Classic Practice
Yahoo Sports
April 19

White has career-high 36 points, Spurs beat Nuggets 118-108

San Antonio point guard Derrick White was screaming, flexing and stomping around the court after almost every basket against Denver. It was completely out of character for White, but the mild-mannered point guard has never been in this situation before. White had a career-high 36 points and the Spurs
ESPN
April 19

Derrick White and the Game 3 breakout Denver never saw coming

The Nuggets hadn't won a game in San Antonio since March 2012. Derrick White made sure Denver's streak continued with a career-best performance.
Yahoo Sports
April 19

Yahoo DFS Basketball: Friday Picks

The Thunder will need to rely heavily on Steven Adams in the middle if they are going to get back into their series with Portland.
Yahoo Sports
April 19

Antetokounmpo and the Bucks visit Detroit with 2-0 series lead

Milwaukee Bucks (60-22, first in the Eastern Conference during the regular season) vs. Detroit Pistons (41-41, eighth in the Eastern Conference during the regular season) Detroit; Saturday, 8 p.m. EDT EASTERN CONFERENCE FIRST ROUND: Milwaukee leads series 2-0 BOTTOM LINE: The Milwaukee Bucks visit the
Yahoo Sports
April 19

Durant, Curry shut down Clippers in Warriors' 132-105 win

LOS ANGELES (AP) — He's Kevin Durant, and the Los Angeles Clippers got reminded of it. Durant scored 38 points, Stephen Curry added 21 playing with five fouls, and the Golden State Warriors dominated from the opening tip to win 132-105 Thursday night and take a 2-1 lead in their first-round playoff
CBS Sports
April 19

NBA Playoffs 2019: For Warriors, it's not just about beating the Clippers, it's about beating them quickly with Rockets ahead

Houston is up 2-0 on Utah and, barring something crazy, should be heading to the second round very fresh
NBA.com
April 19

Report: Wolves to discuss POBO opening with Billups, others

The Minnesota Timberwolves and former guard Chauncey Billups will soon meet to discuss a front-office job with the team.
FOX Sports
April 19

Simmons and the 76ers visit Brooklyn with 2-1 series lead

The Philadelphia 76ers visit the Brooklyn Nets in the Eastern Conference first round with a 2-1 lead in the series
FOX Sports
April 19

Antetokounmpo and the Bucks visit Detroit with 2-0 series lead

The Milwaukee Bucks visit the Detroit Pistons in the Eastern Conference first round with a 2-0 lead in the series
FOX Sports
April 19

Rockets take 2-0 lead into game 3 against the Jazz

The Houston Rockets visit the Utah Jazz in the Western Conference first round with a 2-0 lead in the series
FOX Sports
April 19

San Antonio takes 2-1 lead into game 4 against Denver

The San Antonio Spurs host the Denver Nuggets in the Western Conference first round with a 2-1 lead in the series
RealGM
April 19
NBA Rescinds Game 3 Technicals Against Kevin Durant, JaMychal Green
ESPN
April 19

Simmons torches Nets, says Dudley feud 'done'

After Nets reserve Jared Dudley called him an "average" half-court player, Ben Simmons went off for a playoff-career-high 31 points to lead the 76ers to a Game 3 victory.
Yahoo Sports
April 19

Simmons torches Nets, says Dudley feud 'done'

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer Close Lakers and NBA reporter for ESPN. Covered the Lakers and NBA for ESPNLosAngeles.com from 2009-14, the Cavaliers from 2014-18 for ESPN.com and the NBA for NBA.com from 2005-09. Follow on Twitter NEW YORK -- With All-Star big man Joel Embiid a late scratch because
Yahoo Sports
April 19

Season Review: Knicks, Suns, Cavs, Mavs

The Good 2018-19 quickly became a rebuilding year for the Knicks, and savvy fantasy owners were able to capitalize on the waiver wire. While Kevin Knox didn't play up to expectations, we saw Noah Vonleh have a small breakout. He went undrafted in the vast majority of leagues, but he ended up inside
Yahoo Sports
April 19

Brewers play-by-play announcer Brian Anderson has been all over the NBA map this postseason

Question: In which series can you hear Milwaukee Brewers play-by-play man Brian Anderson calling the NBA playoffs? The answer might wind up being "all of them." Anderson and color commentator Kevin McHale called the third game of the battle between the Golden State Warriors and Los Angeles
RealGM
April 19
Wolves To Interview Chauncey Billups For President Of Basketball Ops Job
CBS Sports
April 19

NBA rescinds technical fouls against Warriors' Kevin Durant, Clippers' JaMychal Green

Both players received a technical foul in the third quarter of Game 3
Yahoo Sports
April 19

NBA roundup: Simmons shoots Sixers past Nets

Ben Simmons scored a playoff-career-high 31 points and handed out nine assists to lead the visiting Philadelphia 76ers past the Brooklyn Nets 131-115 on Thursday in New York for a 2-1 lead in an Eastern Conference opening-round playoff series. Simmons, whose wayward shooting was the subject of a "
NBA.com
April 19

About Last Night: White's revenge

One game after being torched by Jamal Murray, who scored 22 of his 24 points in the fourth quarter in the Nuggets' Game 2 win over the Spurs, Derrick White showed up for Game 3 like a fire-breathing dragon. The result was a 118-108 home-court victory for the Spurs and a 2-1 series lead.
Yahoo Sports
April 19

NBA roundup: Simmons shoots Sixers past Nets

Ben Simmons scored a playoff-career-high 31 points and handed out nine assists to lead the visiting Philadelphia 76ers past the Brooklyn Nets 131-115 on Thursday in New York for a 2-1 lead in an Eastern Conference opening-round playoff series. Simmons, whose wayward shooting was the subject of a "
CBS Sports
April 19

NBA Playoffs 2019: Sixers' Ben Simmons responds to criticism from Nets' Jared Dudley with impressive game, trolling

Simmons had an answer for Dudley in a strong Game 3 performance
ESPN
April 19

KD takes over with 38 points in Game 3 blowout

Warriors superstar Kevin Durant dominated the Clippers in Thursday's Game 3 win, scoring 38 points in just 29 minutes as Golden State took a 2-1 series lead.
RealGM
April 19
Joel Embiid Sits Out 76ers Win With Sore Knee, Says He Has To 'Trust The Process'
Yahoo Sports
April 19

About Last Night: White's revenge

My, how the pendulum swings in playoff basketball. One game after being torched by Jamal Murray, who scored 22 of his 24 points in the fourth quarter in the Nuggets' Game 2 win over the Spurs, Derrick White showed up for Game 3 like a fire-breathing dragon. The result was a 118-108 home-court victory
ESPN
April 19

Tech's Culver, Big 12's top player, entering draft

Big 12 Player of the Year Jarrett Culver has declared for the NBA draft after helping lead his hometown Texas Tech Red Raiders to the two deepest NCAA tournament runs in school history.
Basketball Insiders
April 19

Report: Tim Hardway Undergoes Surgery on Left Tibia

Tim Hardaway Jr. underwent successful surgery on Thursday to address a stress injury to his left tibia. The injury forced the Dallas Mavericks’ guard to miss the final 11 games of the season. Hardaway will immediately start his rehabilitation process and will return to basketball activities prior to the beginning of next fall’s training camp. […]
Basketball Insiders
April 19

Sources: Dwight Howard to Exercise Player Option

Not a shocker obviously, but Dwight Howard has opted into his $5.6 million deal for next season (player option) with Washington, sources say. Not a shocker obviously, but Dwight Howard has opted into his $5.6 million deal for next season (player option) with Washington, sources say. — Zach Lowe (@ZachLowe_NBA) April 19, 2019 Source: Zach […]
Yahoo Sports
April 19

Derrick White scores 36 points as Spurs take 2-1 lead vs. Nuggets

San Antonio point guard Derrick White was screaming, flexing and stomping around the court after almost every basket against Denver.
Yahoo Sports
April 19

Nuggets take 13-game losing streak in San Antonio into Game 3

The home and road records for the Spurs are historically divergent.
RealGM
April 19
Dwight Howard To Opt-In To Player Option, Will Return To Wizards Next Season
Yahoo Sports
April 19

Bad news for the East: The Sixers are clicking

Even with Joel Embiid out injured, the 76ers rolled past the Nets in Game 3, proving why they're one of the most dangerous and versatile teams in the NBA.
Yahoo Sports
April 19

NBA playoffs best bets: Breaking down odds, picks to make for Friday, April 19

On Thursday night the Sixers, Spurs and Warriors took commanding 2-1 series leads in the first round of the NBA Playoffs. In today's SportsbookWire Best Bets series, we focus on Friday's NBA playoff action, which is a three-game slate. Full breakdowns on each matchup can be found at SportsbookWire.USATODAY.com
ESPN
April 19

Durant, Green double-technicals rescinded

Kevin Durant is now five technical fouls from receiving an automatic one-game suspension after the NBA rescinded his Game 3 technical he got along with JaMychal Green..
ESPN
April 19

Durant, Green double-technical rescinded

Kevin Durant is now five technical fouls from receiving an automatic one-game suspension after the NBA rescinded a Game 3 double-technical against him and JaMychal Green.
Yahoo Sports
April 19

Simmons torches Nets, says Dudley feud 'done'

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer Close Lakers and NBA reporter for ESPN. Covered the Lakers and NBA for ESPNLosAngeles.com from 2009-14, the Cavaliers from 2014-18 for ESPN.com and the NBA for NBA.com from 2005-09. Follow on Twitter NEW YORK -- With All-Star big man Joel Embiid a late scratch because
Yahoo Sports
April 19

Simmons torches Nets, says Dudley feud 'done'

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer Close Lakers and NBA reporter for ESPN. Covered the Lakers and NBA for ESPNLosAngeles.com from 2009-14, the Cavaliers from 2014-18 for ESPN.com and the NBA for NBA.com from 2005-09. Follow on Twitter NEW YORK -- With All-Star big man Joel Embiid a late scratch because
CBS Sports
April 19

NBA Playoffs 2019: Watch Thunder vs. Trail Blazers Game 3, series schedule, results, TV channel, live stream, odds

The Thunder return to OKC for Game 3, but trail 2-0 to the No. 3 Blazers
CBS Sports
April 19

NBA Playoffs 2019: Watch Raptors vs. Magic Game 3, series schedule, results, TV channel, live stream, odds, matchups

The No. 2 seed Raptors evened the series with the No. 7 seed Magic on Tuesday night
Yahoo Sports
April 19

NBA rescinds Kevin Durant's Game 3 technical foul

LOS ANGELES — Warriors forward Kevin Durant has had his technical foul from Thursday night's Game 3 win over the Clippers rescinded, the NBA announced. Clippers forward JaMychal Green also had his technical rescinded. Thanks to the league's ruling, Durant is back down to two postseason technicals
CBS Sports
April 19

NBA playoffs scores, highlights, results: Warriors get revenge, rout Clippers in Game 3; Spurs, 76ers take 2-1 leads

There were three big games on the schedule for Thursday night
Yahoo Sports
April 19

NBA DFS Podcast for Apr. 19

Mike Gallagher and Ryan Knaus discuss Friday's DFS slate.
NBA.com
April 19

With Embiid out, Redick weaves way to clutch performance

For most of this season, the Philadelphia 76ers' designated shooter was a better shooter when he shared the floor with center Joel Embiid. But with Embiid missing Game 3 of the Sixers' first round series against the Brooklyn Nets on Thursday, Redick scored more points than he did in Games 1 and 2 combined. And despite the absence of their most important player, the Sixers rolled to a 131-115 victory and took a 2-1 series lead.
NBA.com
April 19

Spurs' latest diamond in the rough dominates Nuggets in Game 3

SAN ANTONIO -- Derrick White doesn���t happen everywhere.
Yahoo Sports
April 19

Meet Derrick White, the breakout star of the NBA playoffs

On Thursday night the Sixers, Spurs and Warriors took commanding 2-1 series leads in the first round of the NBA Playoffs. No Division I or II schools were willing to give Derrick White a full scholarship coming out of high school. Johnson & Wales in Denver, an NAIA school best known for its culinary
Yahoo Sports
April 19

76ers win without Embiid, Warriors bounce back in big way

Even without Joel Embiid, the Philadelphia 76ers were too good for the Brooklyn Nets.
NBA.com
April 19

Game follows claim: Durant reasserts his worth in Game 3 win

LOS ANGELES -- Kevin Durant had to remind everyone that he���s still Kevin Durant just in case y���all forgot he was Kevin Durant, so Kevin Durant dropped a performance Thursday that few players other than Kevin Durant can deliver.
SLAM
April 19
Post Up: Derrick White ERUPTS for Career-High 36 Points in Key Spurs Win
FOX Sports
April 19

Durant, Curry shut down Clippers in Warriors’ 132-105 win

Durant, Curry shut down Clippers in Warriors' 132-105 win
CBS Sports
April 19

2019 NBA playoffs brackets, picks: Experts predict Warriors to win title again, disagree over Finals opponent

Our CBS Sports NBA experts predicted the winner of every playoff round, all the way through the Finals
CBS Sports
April 19

NBA Playoffs 2019: Thunder vs. Blazers odds, picks, Game 3 predictions from model on 77-62 roll

SportsLine's advanced computer model simulated Friday's Thunder vs. Blazers game 10,000 times.
CBS Sports
April 19

2019 NBA Playoffs: Warriors vs. Clippers Game 3 score, series schedule, online stream, TV channel, odds, matchups

The No. 1 seed Warriors bounced back from a tough loss in a big way in Game 3
Yahoo Sports
April 19

No coming back: Warriors dominate Game 3

Following an epic collapse in which it gave up a 31-point lead, Golden State bounced back with authority to swipe the series lead over the Clippers. 
Yahoo Sports
April 19

Knicks confident they will appeal to stars

With a top draft pick and cap space, the New York Knicks are ready to bring in a superstar.
CBS Sports
April 19

2019 NBA Playoffs: Watch Warriors vs. Clippers Game 4, series schedule, online stream, TV channel, odds, matchups

The No. 1 seed Warriors bounced back from a tough loss in a big way in Game 3
CBS Sports
April 19

76ers' Joel Embiid featured on Lil Dicky song with Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, Snoop Dogg

The Sixers star is among more than two dozen big names credited on an Earth Day ensemble
Yahoo Sports
April 19

NBA DFS Plays: Friday 4/19

Spencer Limbach finds the best NBA DFS Plays on Friday, April 19.
CBS Sports
April 19

NBA Playoffs 2019: Watch Rockets vs. Jazz Game 3, series schedule, results, TV channel, online stream, odds, matchups

Utah will return home on Saturday with a chance to earn its first win of the series
Yahoo Sports
April 19

Blazers underdogs at Thunder on Game 3 odds at sportsbooks

The Portland Trail Blazers are 5-0 straight up and 3-2 against the spread over their last five games including a 2-0 SU and ATS start to their first-round series against the Oklahoma City Thunder. The Trail Blazers look to carry their momentum into a win on the road on Friday night in Game 3. Portland
Yahoo Sports
April 19

NBA Playoffs 2019: Updated Postseason Standings, Bracket Results and Highlights

The first round of the NBA playoffs is still in its early stages, with no series having played more than three games. And in the three series that have played three games, no team has a 3-0 lead. That means there should still be plenty of exciting action to come in the first round. Here's a look
Yahoo Sports
April 19

NBA Playoffs 2019: Updated Postseason Standings, Bracket Results and Highlights

The first round of the NBA playoffs is still in its early stages, with no series having played more than three games. And in the three series that have played three games, no team has a 3-0 lead. That means there should still be plenty of exciting action to come in the first round. Here's a look
Yahoo Sports
April 19

NBA Playoffs 2019: Updated Postseason Standings, Bracket Results and Highlights

The first round of the NBA playoffs is still in its early stages, with no series having played more than three games. And in the three series that have played three games, no team has a 3-0 lead. That means there should still be plenty of exciting action to come in the first round. Here's a look
Yahoo Sports
April 19

NBA Playoffs 2019: Updated Postseason Standings, Bracket Results and Highlights

The first round of the NBA playoffs is still in its early stages, with no series having played more than three games. And in the three series that have played three games, no team has a 3-0 lead. That means there should still be plenty of exciting action to come in the first round. Here's a look
Yahoo Sports
April 19

NBA Playoff Game Thread: April 19, 2019

Thanks to suggestions from you, our loyal readers, we make sure to give the people what they want! Without further ado, the official Brew Hoop Playoff thread is here. On the Bucks off-nights, we'll create a spot to stir the discussion stew surrounding how other teams are faring in their own fight
Yahoo Sports
April 19

NBA Playoff Game Thread: April 19, 2019

Thanks to suggestions from you, our loyal readers, we make sure to give the people what they want! Without further ado, the official Brew Hoop Playoff thread is here. On the Bucks off-nights, we'll create a spot to stir the discussion stew surrounding how other teams are faring in their own fight
Yahoo Sports
April 19

NBA Playoff Game Thread: April 19, 2019

Thanks to suggestions from you, our loyal readers, we make sure to give the people what they want! Without further ado, the official Brew Hoop Playoff thread is here. On the Bucks off-nights, we'll create a spot to stir the discussion stew surrounding how other teams are faring in their own fight
Yahoo Sports
April 19

NBA Playoff Game Thread: April 19, 2019

Thanks to suggestions from you, our loyal readers, we make sure to give the people what they want! Without further ado, the official Brew Hoop Playoff thread is here. On the Bucks off-nights, we'll create a spot to stir the discussion stew surrounding how other teams are faring in their own fight
Yahoo Sports
April 19

Rockets know they still have work to do on defense

After rolling past the Jazz 118-98 on Wednesday, Rockets guard James Harden said there had been no talk about last season's Game 2 when the Jazz won in Toyota Center, but he thought it. With the first-round series shifting to Salt Lake City after consecutive blowouts, the Rockets were not taking
Yahoo Sports
April 19

Derrick White exacts his revenge on Jamal Murray

In Game 2 of Nuggets vs. Spurs, Jamal Murray broke out of a brief slumber to light up San Antonio in a magical fourth quarter and get Denver the sorely needed win. Murray did it to Derrick White, the Spurs' second-year, defense-first, Coloradoan point guard who was in the G League as recently as
Yahoo Sports
April 19

Rockets know they still have work to do on defense

After rolling past the Jazz 118-98 on Wednesday, Rockets guard James Harden said there had been no talk about last season's Game 2 when the Jazz won in Toyota Center, but he thought it. With the first-round series shifting to Salt Lake City after consecutive blowouts, the Rockets were not taking
Yahoo Sports
April 19

Rockets know they still have work to do on defense

After rolling past the Jazz 118-98 on Wednesday, Rockets guard James Harden said there had been no talk about last season's Game 2 when the Jazz won in Toyota Center, but he thought it. With the first-round series shifting to Salt Lake City after consecutive blowouts, the Rockets were not taking
Yahoo Sports
April 19

Rockets know they still have work to do on defense

After rolling past the Jazz 118-98 on Wednesday, Rockets guard James Harden said there had been no talk about last season's Game 2 when the Jazz won in Toyota Center, but he thought it. With the first-round series shifting to Salt Lake City after consecutive blowouts, the Rockets were not taking
RealGM
April 18
Kyrie Irving After 37-Point Performance: 'It's Pretty Peaceful'
RealGM
April 18
Converse Introduces New Basketball Sneaker Featuring Kelly Oubre Jr.
RealGM
April 18
Caris LeVert, Jared Dudley Call Out Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons For 'Disrespectful' Apology
Yahoo Sports
April 18

White has career-high 36 points, Spurs beat Nuggets 118-108

White has career-high 36 points, Spurs beat Nuggets 118-108 San Antonio point guard Derrick White was screaming, flexing and stomping around the court after almost every basket against Denver. It was completely out of character for White, but the mild-mannered point guard has never been in this situation
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Grizzlies add former GMs Grunwald, Cho to front office

The Memphis Grizzlies hired two former general managers to their front office, adding Rich Cho as vice president of strategy and Glen Grunwald as senior adviser. Cho is a former GM of the Charlotte Hornets and Portland Trail Blazers, and Grunwald was GM of the New York Knicks and Toronto Raptors.
RealGM
April 18
DeMarcus Cousins Will Not Need Surgery, Unlikely To Return In Playoffs
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Imagining the 2018-19 season if the Suns spent their money on JJ Redick instead of Trevor Ariza

Shortly into training camp this past season, JJ Redick said on an ESPN podcast that the Suns aggressively pursued him in the lead-up to July free agency. With the season in the rearview and the man to whom Phoenix gave their spending money last summer, Trevor Ariza, long gone, it's worth wondering
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Imagining the 2018-19 season if the Suns spent their money on JJ Redick instead of Trevor Ariza

Shortly into training camp this past season, JJ Redick said on an ESPN podcast that the Suns aggressively pursued him in the lead-up to July free agency. With the season in the rearview and the man to whom Phoenix gave their spending money last summer, Trevor Ariza, long gone, it's worth wondering
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Imagining the 2018-19 season if the Suns spent their money on JJ Redick instead of Trevor Ariza

Shortly into training camp this past season, JJ Redick said on an ESPN podcast that the Suns aggressively pursued him in the lead-up to July free agency. With the season in the rearview and the man to whom Phoenix gave their spending money last summer, Trevor Ariza, long gone, it's worth wondering
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Imagining the 2018-19 season if the Suns spent their money on JJ Redick instead of Trevor Ariza

Shortly into training camp this past season, JJ Redick said on an ESPN podcast that the Suns aggressively pursued him in the lead-up to July free agency. With the season in the rearview and the man to whom Phoenix gave their spending money last summer, Trevor Ariza, long gone, it's worth wondering
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Imagining the 2018-19 season if the Suns spent their money on JJ Redick instead of Trevor Ariza

Shortly into training camp this past season, JJ Redick said on an ESPN podcast that the Suns aggressively pursued him in the lead-up to July free agency. With the season in the rearview and the man to whom Phoenix gave their spending money last summer, Trevor Ariza, long gone, it's worth wondering
RealGM
April 18
Kevin Durant Says Clippers Playing A 'Gimmick Defense'
Yahoo Sports
April 18

NBA playoff schedule: First-round matchups, dates and TV times

SportsPulse: Jeff Zillgitt says while the Eastern Conference isn't totally wide open, at least four teams are very serious contenders. The long regular season is over and it's finally playoff time. The quest for the Larry O'Brien Trophy and the NBA championship is on. In search of their third
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Celtics rally for win over Pacers, Bucks pull away from Pistons

The Boston Celtics moved 2-0 up against the Indiana Pacers in their NBA playoff series.
NBA.com
April 18

Griffin misses Game 2 against Bucks due to sore knee

MILWAUKEE -- Detroit Pistons star Blake Griffin sat out the second game of the team's first round playoff series against the Milwaukee Bucks due to left knee soreness.
Yahoo Sports
April 18

NBA: Celtics rally to beat Pacers

Kyrie Irving scored 37 points and the host Boston Celtics rallied late in the fourth quarter to beat the Indiana Pacers 99-91 on Wednesday night and take a 2-0 lead in their best-of-seven, first-round series. Coming out of a timeout and with a chance to tie, the Pacers' Wesley Matthews threw an inbounds
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Harden's triple-double helps Rockets rout Jazz again

HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden and the Houston Rockets didn't talk about their defeat at home by the Utah Jazz in the second game of their second-round playoff series last season before Game 2 of their first-round matchup on Wednesday night. The Beard and his teammates were certainly thinking about
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Harden's triple-double helps Rockets rout Jazz again

HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden put on an MVP performance with 32 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists to lead the Houston Rockets to a second straight rout of the Utah Jazz, 118-98, on Wednesday night for a 2-0 lead in the first-round playoff series. Harden, who recorded his third career playoff triple-double
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Harden's triple-double helps Rockets rout Jazz again

HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden put on an MVP performance with 32 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists to lead the Houston Rockets to a second straight rout of the Utah Jazz, 118-98, on Wednesday night for a 2-0 lead in the first-round playoff series. Harden, who recorded his third career playoff triple-double
FOX Sports
April 18

Harden’s triple-double helps Rockets rout Jazz again

Harden's triple-double helps Rockets rout Jazz again
SLAM
April 18
Post Up: Kyrie Irving Goes OFF for 37 Points as Celtics Rally vs. Pacers
ESPN
April 18

Inside Converse's grand plans to reenter the NBA landscape

Converse is introducing a modern twist on the classic Chuck Taylor.
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Giannis Antetokounmpo Is Thinking Like the MVP

The Milwaukee Bucks’ do-everything prodigy has simplified his approach and become the NBA’s best player.
CBS Sports
April 18

NBA Playoffs 2019: Warriors complained to league about Patrick Beverley's defense on Kevin Durant, per report

Beverley's pestering defense on Durant has apparently really irked the Warriors
FOX Sports
April 18

Spurs beat Nuggets 118-108 to take 2-1 series lead

NBA Playoff Capsules
FOX Sports
April 18

Spurs beat Nuggets 118-108 to take 2-1 series lead

NBA Playoff Capsules
Yahoo Sports
April 18

NBA playoffs wrap 2019: 76ers win without Joel Embiid

The 76ers managed to come away with a victory Thursday despite not having one of their best players. Philadelphia took home a 131-115 win over the Nets in Game 3 of their opening round playoff series at the Barclays Center. The team was without Joel Embiid, who missed the matchup as he continues to deal
Yahoo Sports
April 18

NBA playoffs wrap 2019: 76ers win without Joel Embiid

The 76ers managed to come away with a victory Thursday despite not having one of their best players. Philadelphia took home a 131-115 win over the Nets in Game 3 of their opening round playoff series at the Barclays Center. The team was without Joel Embiid, who missed the matchup as he continues to deal
Yahoo Sports
April 18

White has career-high 36 points, Spurs beat Nuggets 118-108

White has career-high 36 points, Spurs beat Nuggets 118-108 Derrick White had a career-high 36 points and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Denver Nuggets 118-108 on Thursday night, withstanding a first-half lapse to take a 2-1 lead in the first-round series. Nikola Jokic had 22 points, eight rebounds and
FOX Sports
April 18
White has career-high 36 points, Spurs beat Nuggets 118-108
CBS Sports
April 18

NBA odds, picks, lines, predictions, Playoffs schedule, best bets for Apr. 18: This three-way parlay pays 6-1

SportsLine's top experts are going big with an NBA parlay
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Colorado's own Derrick White dominates Nuggets as Spurs take 2-1 series lead

SAN ANTONIO — The Nuggets began to unravel in the fourth quarter, and the Spurs just wouldn't stop tugging. Colorado native Derrick White left tire marks driving through the lane en route to a career-high 36 points as San Antonio won easily 118-108 and took control of this first-round series 2-1.
RealGM
April 18
Rockets Believe They're Better Than Last Season
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Celtics Force 4th Quarter Comeback Against Pacers, Lead Series 2-0

Kyrie Irving was in full Uncle Drew mode on Wednesday night when he and the Celtics took on the tough Indiana Pacers inside the TD garden. This game was nuts due to the Celtics overcoming a 12-point deficit in the 4th quarter, winning 91-99. The Pacers' Bojan Bogdanovic was feeling it from deep throughout
ESPN
April 18

Inside the secret team dinners that have built the Spurs’ dynasty

Over the past 20 years, Gregg Popovich has sliced an exclusive culinary trail across America -- all for a singular purpose. This is the story of his legendary team dinners, and how they have served as a pillar of the Spurs' decades-long dynasty.
CBS Sports
April 18

NBA Playoffs 2019: 76ers vs. Nets Game 3 score, series schedule, results, live stream, TV channels, odds, matchups

The 76ers got the job done in Brooklyn on Thursday night, and now hold a 2-1 series lead over the Nets
CBS Sports
April 18

2019 NBA Playoffs: Spurs vs. Nuggets Game 3 score, series schedule, results, TV channel, live stream, odds, matchups

The No. 7 Spurs return to San Antonio for their first home game of the series against the No. 2 Nuggets
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Derrick White, DeMar DeRozan lead Spurs past Nuggets in Game 3

Behind DeMar DeRozan and Derrick White, the Spurs defeated the Denver Nuggets 118-108 at the AT&T Center on Thursday, taking a 2-1 lead in the first round playoff series. White finished with a career-high 36 points and dominated the game on both ends of the floor. He also added three steals, five assists
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Derrick White, DeMar DeRozan lead Spurs past Nuggets in Game 3

Behind DeMar DeRozan and Derrick White, the Spurs defeated the Denver Nuggets 118-108 at the AT&T Center on Thursday, taking a 2-1 lead in the first round playoff series. White finished with a career-high 36 points and dominated the game on both ends of the floor. He also added three steals, five assists
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Derrick White, DeMar DeRozan lead Spurs past Nuggets in Game 3

Behind DeMar DeRozan and Derrick White, the Spurs defeated the Denver Nuggets 118-108 at the AT&T Center on Thursday, taking a 2-1 lead in the first round playoff series. White finished with a career-high 36 points and dominated the game on both ends of the floor. He also added three steals, five assists
SLAM
April 18
NBA Playoff Kicks of the Night
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Lakers Rumors: 'A Lot Of People In The NBA' Think Kawhi Leonard Will Not Re-Sign With Raptors

As Kawhi Leonard and the Toronto Raptors are competing in the 2019 NBA playoffs, the Los Angeles Lakers are preparing for the 2019 NBA Draft and free agency. Still without a president of basketball operations and head coach, the Lakers will need to quickly find replacements in order to stabilize themselves
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Kawhi Leonard Expected To Leave The Raptors In The Offseason: Report

Kawhi Leonard was traded to the Toronto Raptors last summer in a blockbuster trade that saw DeMar DeRozan go to the San Antonio Spurs. While Leonard has been a great player for the Raptors, there have been rumors swirling all season that he will eventually leave the team when he becomes a free agent
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Kawhi Leonard Expected To Leave The Raptors In The Offseason: Report

Kawhi Leonard was traded to the Toronto Raptors last summer in a blockbuster trade that saw DeMar DeRozan go to the San Antonio Spurs. While Leonard has been a great player for the Raptors, there have been rumors swirling all season that he will eventually leave the team when he becomes a free agent
CBS Sports
April 18

NBA playoffs scores, highlights, results: 76ers take 2-1 series lead; Spurs, Nuggets do battle; Warriors visit Clippers

All three series that take place on Thursday night are currently tied at 1-all
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Potential top-10 pick De’Andre Hunter, potential first-rounder Ty Jerome leaving Virginia for NBA draft

They just led Virginia to national title
Yahoo Sports
April 18

NBA Draft 2019: Latest Mock Draft for the Best Prospects Atop Round 1

Now that the Virginia Cavaliers have won their first-ever national championship and the NCAA men's college basketball season is officially over, the sheer volume of players declaring for the 2019 NBA Draft is starting to become a bit dizzying. Just on the Virginia squad alone, there are four players
FOX Sports
April 18
Simmons scores 31 points, 76ers beat Nets without Embiid
NBA.com
April 18

Knee keeps Embiid sidelined for Game 3

After bouncing back to tie their first-round series in Game 2, the Sixers built momentum without Joel Embiid in Game 3.
CBS Sports
April 18

2019 NBA Playoffs: Kyrie Irving dazzles, Jayson Tatum closes as Celtics take 2-0 series lead against Pacers

The Celtics got hot and the Pacers got cold in an exciting fourth quarter in Boston
CBS Sports
April 18

2019 NBA playoffs schedule, scores: Watch first-round series online, TV channels, live stream, dates, times, bracket

Get the complete schedule for the first round of the NBA playoffs, along with viewing information
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Simmons sends message in 76ers' Game 3 win

Nets fans were poking fun at Ben Simmons coming into the day, but he responded in a big way to help the Sixers seize control of the series. 
ESPN
April 18

Ben Simmons, KD, Lou Williams and more keys to Thursday's Game 3s

What adjustments do the Sixers and Warriors need to make?
ESPN
April 18

Brooklyn's slow and steady rebuild is running ahead of schedule

Playoff basketball is back in Brooklyn. It took a flurry of savvy moves -- and the rise of an All-Star guard -- to get here.
CBS Sports
April 18

NBA DFS: Draymond Green and top picks for April 18 FanDuel, DraftKings daily fantasy basketball lineups

Mike McClure, a DFS pro with almost $2 million in career earnings, gives optimal lineup advice
CBS Sports
April 18

2019 NBA Playoffs: Watch Spurs vs. Nuggets Game 3, series schedule, results, TV channel, live stream, odds, matchups

The No. 7 Spurs return to San Antonio for their first home game of the series against the No. 2 Nuggets
CBS Sports
April 18

NBA Playoffs 2019: Watch Warriors vs. Clippers Game 3, series schedule, online stream, TV channel, odds, matchups

The No. 1 seed Warriors squandered a 31-point lead in Game 2, and find themselves tied 1-1 in the first round
Yahoo Sports
April 18

NBA playoffs 2019: Warriors' Andrew Bogut describes 'fiery' locker room after epic loss

Andrew Bogut is trying to find a silver lining in the Warriors' disastrous Game 2 performance Monday night against the Clippers. The Golden State big man described the atmosphere in the team's locker room after the Clippers won, 135-131, by chipping away at the massive 31-point lead the Warriors
CBS Sports
April 18

NBA odds, picks, lines, predictions, Playoffs schedule, best bets for Apr. 19: This three-way parlay pays 6-1

SportsLine's top experts are going big with an NBA parlay
RealGM
April 18
Tim Hardaway Jr. Undergoes Surgery For Stress Fracture In Leg
RealGM
April 18
Pelicans To Interview Clippers' Trent Redden For Senior Front-Office Role
CBS Sports
April 18

NBA playoffs scores, highlights, results: Celtics, Bucks, Rockets all take commanding 2-0 series leads

The postseason continued on Wednesday evening with three games
CBS Sports
April 18

NBA Playoffs 2019: Giannis Antetokounmpo dunks on, blocks former Bucks teammate Thon Maker in Game 2 against Pistons

The Bucks traded Maker earlier this season
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Irving scores 37, Celtics beat Pacers

BOSTON (AP) - A poor third quarter did the Indiana Pacers in during Game 1 of their first-round series with the Boston Celtics. In Game 2, Boston seized on a fourth-quarter collapse by Indiana. Kyrie Irving scored 37 points and Boston rallied late in the fourth quarter to beat Indiana 99-91 Wednesday
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Harden's helps Rockets rout Jazz again

HOUSTON (AP) - James Harden and the Houston Rockets didn't talk about their defeat at home by the Utah Jazz in the second game of their second-round playoff series last season before Game 2 of their first-round matchup on Wednesday night. The Beard and his teammates were certainly thinking about
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Hoiberg working with Roby to prepare NBA workout process

Nebraska men's basketball coach Fred Hoiberg got his first taste of life in the "Sports Nightly" chair Thursday, making his first appearance on the Nebraska athletics radio show. Among the topics Hoiberg covered during his hour on the air was Isaiah Roby's preparation for workouts with
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Hoiberg working with Roby to prepare NBA workout process

Nebraska men's basketball coach Fred Hoiberg got his first taste of life in the "Sports Nightly" chair Thursday, making his first appearance on the Nebraska athletics radio show. Among the topics Hoiberg covered during his hour on the air was Isaiah Roby's preparation for workouts with
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Hoiberg working with Roby to prepare NBA workout process

Nebraska men's basketball coach Fred Hoiberg got his first taste of life in the "Sports Nightly" chair Thursday, making his first appearance on the Nebraska athletics radio show. Among the topics Hoiberg covered during his hour on the air was Isaiah Roby's preparation for workouts with
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Hoiberg working with Roby to prepare NBA workout process

Nebraska men's basketball coach Fred Hoiberg got his first taste of life in the "Sports Nightly" chair Thursday, making his first appearance on the Nebraska athletics radio show. Among the topics Hoiberg covered during his hour on the air was Isaiah Roby's preparation for workouts with
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Hoiberg working with Roby to prepare NBA workout process

Nebraska men's basketball coach Fred Hoiberg got his first taste of life in the "Sports Nightly" chair Thursday, making his first appearance on the Nebraska athletics radio show. Among the topics Hoiberg covered during his hour on the air was Isaiah Roby's preparation for workouts with
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Hoiberg working with Roby to prepare NBA workout process

Nebraska men's basketball coach Fred Hoiberg got his first taste of life in the "Sports Nightly" chair Thursday, making his first appearance on the Nebraska athletics radio show. Among the topics Hoiberg covered during his hour on the air was Isaiah Roby's preparation for workouts with
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Hoiberg working with Roby to prepare NBA workout process

Nebraska men's basketball coach Fred Hoiberg got his first taste of life in the "Sports Nightly" chair Thursday, making his first appearance on the Nebraska athletics radio show. Among the topics Hoiberg covered during his hour on the air was Isaiah Roby's preparation for workouts with
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Hoiberg working with Roby to prepare NBA workout process

Nebraska men's basketball coach Fred Hoiberg got his first taste of life in the "Sports Nightly" chair Thursday, making his first appearance on the Nebraska athletics radio show. Among the topics Hoiberg covered during his hour on the air was Isaiah Roby's preparation for workouts with
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Hoiberg working with Roby to prepare NBA workout process

Nebraska men's basketball coach Fred Hoiberg got his first taste of life in the "Sports Nightly" chair Thursday, making his first appearance on the Nebraska athletics radio show. Among the topics Hoiberg covered during his hour on the air was Isaiah Roby's preparation for workouts with
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Hoiberg working with Roby to prepare NBA workout process

Nebraska men's basketball coach Fred Hoiberg got his first taste of life in the "Sports Nightly" chair Thursday, making his first appearance on the Nebraska athletics radio show. Among the topics Hoiberg covered during his hour on the air was Isaiah Roby's preparation for workouts with
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Hoiberg working with Roby to prepare NBA workout process

Nebraska men's basketball coach Fred Hoiberg got his first taste of life in the "Sports Nightly" chair Thursday, making his first appearance on the Nebraska athletics radio show. Among the topics Hoiberg covered during his hour on the air was Isaiah Roby's preparation for workouts with
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Bucks GM: We Have The NBA MVP

In 2018, the Milwaukee Bucks went 44-38. It was a good season. In fact, it was their best season since 2010. Then this season happened.  The Bucks won 60 games for the fifth time in franchise history – and for the first time since 1981. How does a team improve 16 wins in one year? “Everything, in my
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Game Preview: Denver Nuggets In San Antonio for Game 3

After a second-half comeback led to a much-needed victory for the Denver Nuggets in Game 2, the series shifts to San Antonio for the next two games. After falling behind by 19 points in the third quarter, Jamal Murray scored 21 points in the fourth quarter to lead Denver to the victory that tied up this
CBS Sports
April 18

NBA Playoffs 2019: Spurs vs. Nuggets odds, picks, Game 3 predictions from model on 77-62 roll

SportsLine's advanced computer model simulated Thursday's Spurs vs. Nuggets game 10,000 times.
NBA.com
April 18

Sixers, Nets have issues to address as Game 3 approaches

The first round series between the Philadelphia 76ers and Brooklyn Nets has been the best offensive series of the postseason so far, with the two teams having combined to score 118 points per 100 possessions.
SLAM
April 18
Dwight Howard Picks Up 2019-20 Player Option
SLAM
April 18
Dwight Howard Picks Up 2019-20 Player Option
Basketball Insiders
April 18

A Look Ahead In The NBA Playoffs

As the regular season enters its final days, there are still as many questions as answers when it comes to how the playoffs will shape up. Only one playoff game is set in stone in either conference, so unlike some years, these final matches are of vital importance. Let’s see what is in store. Three […]
CBS Sports
April 18

NBA playoffs scores, highlights: Joel Embiid-less 76ers take on Nets; Warriors look to avenge loss to Clippers

All three series that take place on Thursday night are currently tied at 1-all
RealGM
April 18
NBA Playoffs Snapshots (April 17): Celtics/Pacers, Bucks/Pistons, Rockets/Jazz
Basketball Insiders
April 18

NBA Daily: Garrett Temple Fitting In With Clippers

David Yapkowitz sits down with Los Angeles Clippers swingman Garrett Temple to discuss his niche with the team and the culture they've established under Doc Rivers.
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Kawhi Leonard rumors: 'A lot of people' in the league think star will leave Raptors

The Raptors' results in the postseason may not have an impact on Kawhi Leonard's future. "A lot of people in the NBA" believe the 27-year-old star will leave Toronto and sign elsewhere this summer, ESPN's Brian Windhorst reported Wednesday during an appearance on "The Jump.
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Kawhi Leonard rumors: 'A lot of people' in the league think star will leave Raptors

The Raptors' results in the postseason may not have an impact on Kawhi Leonard's future. "A lot of people in the NBA" believe the 27-year-old star will leave Toronto and sign elsewhere this summer, ESPN's Brian Windhorst reported Wednesday during an appearance on "The Jump.
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Kawhi Leonard rumors: 'A lot of people' in the league think star will leave Raptors

The Raptors' results in the postseason may not have an impact on Kawhi Leonard's future. "A lot of people in the NBA" believe the 27-year-old star will leave Toronto and sign elsewhere this summer, ESPN's Brian Windhorst reported Wednesday during an appearance on "The Jump.
CBS Sports
April 18

NBA playoffs scores, highlights: Sixers' Joel Embiid out for Game 3 vs. Nets; Warriors look to avenge loss to Clippers

All three series that take place on Thursday night are currently tied at 1-all
CBS Sports
April 18

NBA Playoffs 2019: Sixers vs. Nets odds, picks, Game 3 predictions from model on 77-62 roll

SportsLine's advanced computer model simulated Thursday's Sixers vs. Nets game 10,000 times.
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Nets upset over laughing apology from Embiid, Simmons

The Brooklyn Nets made it clear: they were not being the big fans of how postgame treatment Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons gave to Embiid's elbow of Jarrett Allen in Game 2 of their playoff series. Embiid was whistled for a flagrant foul on Monday for throwing an elbow at Allen late in the half as the
ESPN
April 18

Embiid out for Game 3 due to left knee soreness

A sore left knee will keep Sixers center Joel Embiid out for Thursday night's Game 3 of the team's first-round series with the Nets.
ESPN
April 18

Embiid (sore knee) sits, but Sixers take Game 3

A sore left knee forced Joel Embiid to miss Game 3 against the Nets on Thursday night, but the Sixers won 131-115 to take a 2-1 lead in the first-round series.
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Grizzlies add former GMs Rich Cho, Glen Grunwald to front office

The Memphis Grizzlies have hired Rich Cho vice president of basketball strategy and Glen Grunwald as a senior adviser within the franchise's basketball operations department.
Yahoo Sports
April 18

What adjustments do the Sixers and Warriors need to make?

The Brooklyn Nets and LA Clippers have taken home-court advantage heading into pivotal Game 3s on Thursday. What adjustments do the Philadelphia 76ers and Golden State Warriors need to make? Let's start in Philadelphia, where all eyes are on the Sixers' point guard. 76ers-Nets The Har-Ben-ger
CBS Sports
April 18

NBA Playoffs 2019: Warriors vs. Clippers odds, picks, Game 3 predictions from proven model on 77-62 roll

SportsLine's advanced computer model simulated Thursday's Warriors vs. Clippers game 10,000 times.
Yahoo Sports
April 18

NBA Rumors: Cavs would 'gladly' trade for Gordon Hayward if available

The Cleveland Cavaliers may be watching the Boston Celtics' playoff run with keen interest.
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Jordan Bell honors Nipsey Hussle before Warriors' Game 3 vs. Clippers

The death of fallen rapper Nipsey Hussle, a Los Angeles icon, hit Warriors center Jordan Bell hard.  "I thought it was fake at first," Bell, who was born in L.A. and went to high school in Long Beach, told NBC Sports Bay Area's Logan Murdock on March 31, the day of Hussle's death. &
Yahoo Sports
April 18

NBA playoffs 2019: Giannis Antetokounmpo has faith in Mike Budenholzer to keep him fresh

Giannis Antetokounmpo says he is trusting Bucks coach Mike Budenholzer to manage his minutes through the playoffs. The Greek Freak turned in an MVP-caliber regular season, yet he averaged just 32.8 minutes per game as his hard-driving efforts sometimes took their toll, ending the season hobbled by an
Yahoo Sports
April 18

NBA playoffs 2019: James Harden sees Rockets peaking, 'We're almost there'

James Harden believes the Rockets have shown in consecutive big wins over the Jazz that they are "almost" peaking in the playoffs. The Rockets lead their first-round series, 2-0, winning 122-90 in Game 1 and 118-98 in Wednesday's Game 2. Harden has been particularly encouraged by Houston
Yahoo Sports
April 18

NBA playoffs 2019: Kyrie Irving — There's 'nothing like' delivering for the Celtics in the postseason

Kyrie Irving felt his 37-point display for the Celtics against the Pacers represented the end of a "long journey" back from injury. The former Cavaliers star is playing for the Celtics in the playoffs for the first time in this series, having been ruled out of the postseason with a knee issue
Yahoo Sports
April 18

NBA playoffs 2019: 'Missing' poster in Brooklyn mocks Ben Simmons' jump shot

Ben Simmons' jump shot appears to be on the loose in New York. A "missing" poster mocking the 76ers star was spotted taped to a street post outside of Barclays Center ahead of Philadelphia's Game 3 matchup against the Nets. The hilarious sign offered a reward of $26,620,450, which amounts
Yahoo Sports
April 18

NBA playoffs 2019: 'Missing' poster in Brooklyn mocks Ben Simmons' jump shot

Ben Simmons' jump shot appears to be on the loose in New York. A "missing" poster mocking the 76ers star was spotted taped to a street post outside of Barclays Center ahead of Philadelphia's Game 3 matchup against the Nets. The hilarious sign offered a reward of $26,620,450, which amounts
Yahoo Sports
April 18

NBA playoffs 2019: 'Missing' poster in Brooklyn mocks Ben Simmons' jump shot

Ben Simmons' jump shot appears to be on the loose in New York. A "missing" poster mocking the 76ers star was spotted taped to a street post outside of Barclays Center ahead of Philadelphia's Game 3 matchup against the Nets. The hilarious sign offered a reward of $26,620,450, which amounts
Yahoo Sports
April 18

NBA playoffs 2019: 'Missing' poster in Brooklyn mocks Ben Simmons' jump shot

Ben Simmons' jump shot appears to be on the loose in New York. A "missing" poster mocking the 76ers star was spotted taped to a street post outside of Barclays Center ahead of Philadelphia's Game 3 matchup against the Nets. The hilarious sign offered a reward of $26,620,450, which amounts
Yahoo Sports
April 18

NBA playoffs 2019: 'Missing' poster in Brooklyn mocks Ben Simmons' jump shot

Ben Simmons' jump shot appears to be on the loose in New York. A "missing" poster mocking the 76ers star was spotted taped to a street post outside of Barclays Center ahead of Philadelphia's Game 3 matchup against the Nets. The hilarious sign offered a reward of $26,620,450, which amounts
Yahoo Sports
April 18

NBA playoffs 2019: 'Missing' poster in Brooklyn mocks Ben Simmons' jump shot

Ben Simmons' jump shot appears to be on the loose in New York. A "missing" poster mocking the 76ers star was spotted taped to a street post outside of Barclays Center ahead of Philadelphia's Game 3 matchup against the Nets. The hilarious sign offered a reward of $26,620,450, which amounts
Yahoo Sports
April 18

NBA playoffs 2019: 'Missing' poster in Brooklyn mocks Ben Simmons' jump shot

Ben Simmons' jump shot appears to be on the loose in New York. A "missing" poster mocking the 76ers star was spotted taped to a street post outside of Barclays Center ahead of Philadelphia's Game 3 matchup against the Nets. The hilarious sign offered a reward of $26,620,450, which amounts
Yahoo Sports
April 18

NBA playoffs 2019: 'Missing' poster in Brooklyn mocks Ben Simmons' jump shot

Ben Simmons' jump shot appears to be on the loose in New York. A "missing" poster mocking the 76ers star was spotted taped to a street post outside of Barclays Center ahead of Philadelphia's Game 3 matchup against the Nets. The hilarious sign offered a reward of $26,620,450, which amounts
Yahoo Sports
April 18

NBA playoffs 2019: 'Missing' poster in Brooklyn mocks Ben Simmons' jump shot

Ben Simmons' jump shot appears to be on the loose in New York. A "missing" poster mocking the 76ers star was spotted taped to a street post outside of Barclays Center ahead of Philadelphia's Game 3 matchup against the Nets. The hilarious sign offered a reward of $26,620,450, which amounts
Yahoo Sports
April 18

NBA playoffs 2019: 'Missing' poster in Brooklyn mocks Ben Simmons' jump shot

Ben Simmons' jump shot appears to be on the loose in New York. A "missing" poster mocking the 76ers star was spotted taped to a street post outside of Barclays Center ahead of Philadelphia's Game 3 matchup against the Nets. The hilarious sign offered a reward of $26,620,450, which amounts
Yahoo Sports
April 18

NBA playoffs 2019: 'Missing' poster in Brooklyn mocks Ben Simmons' jump shot

Ben Simmons' jump shot appears to be on the loose in New York. A "missing" poster mocking the 76ers star was spotted taped to a street post outside of Barclays Center ahead of Philadelphia's Game 3 matchup against the Nets. The hilarious sign offered a reward of $26,620,450, which amounts
Yahoo Sports
April 18

NBA playoffs 2019: 'Missing' poster in Brooklyn mocks Ben Simmons' jump shot

Ben Simmons' jump shot appears to be on the loose in New York. A "missing" poster mocking the 76ers star was spotted taped to a street post outside of Barclays Center ahead of Philadelphia's Game 3 matchup against the Nets. The hilarious sign offered a reward of $26,620,450, which amounts
Yahoo Sports
April 18

NBA playoffs 2019: 'Missing' poster in Brooklyn mocks Ben Simmons' jump shot

Ben Simmons' jump shot appears to be on the loose in New York. A "missing" poster mocking the 76ers star was spotted taped to a street post outside of Barclays Center ahead of Philadelphia's Game 3 matchup against the Nets. The hilarious sign offered a reward of $26,620,450, which amounts
Yahoo Sports
April 18

NBA notebook: Texas Tech's Culver declares for draft

Texas Tech standout Jarrett Culver, the Big 12 Player of the Year, announced Thursday he will forgo his last two seasons in Lubbock and declare for the 2019 NBA Draft. The 6-foot-5, 195-pound guard made the announcement during a press conference in Lubbock, Texas. Culver helped lead the Red Raiders
Yahoo Sports
April 18

NBA notebook: Texas Tech's Culver declares for draft

Texas Tech standout Jarrett Culver, the Big 12 Player of the Year, announced Thursday he will forgo his last two seasons in Lubbock and declare for the 2019 NBA Draft. The 6-foot-5, 195-pound guard made the announcement during a press conference in Lubbock, Texas. Culver helped lead the Red Raiders
CBS Sports
April 18

NBA Playoffs 2019: Watch 76ers vs. Nets Game 3, series schedule, results, live stream, TV channels, odds, matchups

The Nets return to Brooklyn for Game 3 with the series tied 1-1
FOX Sports
April 18

Embiid not playing in Game 3 because of sore knee

Joel Embiid is not playing for the Philadelphia 76ers in Game 3 against the Brooklyn Nets because of a sore left knee
SLAM
April 18
‘I’m Kevin Durant. You Know Who I Am.’
Yahoo Sports
April 18

White has career-high 36 points, Spurs beat Nuggets 118-108

SAN ANTONIO (AP) � Derrick White had a career-high 36 points and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Denver Nuggets 118-108 on Thursday night, withstanding a first-half lapse to take a 2-1 lead in the first-round series. Nikola Jokic had 22 points, eight rebounds and seven assists for Denver. Game 4 is Saturday
HoopsHype
April 18

Lillard-Westbrook talk and other NBA podcasts of the day

SLAM
April 18
Ben Simmons Dismisses ‘Average’ Comment from Jared Dudley
Basketball Insiders
April 18

Underdog Teams With a Shot at the Second Round

Underdogs rarely pull-off upsets in the NBA Playoffs. Yet four underdogs stole a game on their respective opponent's home floor. Which, if any, can succeed in advancing beyond the first round?
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Jerry West on NBA draft: ‘I don’t know how you could pass Zion Williamson’

Maybe not that bad, but it would be foolish.
SLAM
April 18
Stephen Curry: ‘How Did We Lose That Game?’
SLAM
April 18
‘Nobody’s Better’: James Harden Notches Triple-Double in Game 2 vs Jazz
Yahoo Sports
April 18

NBA playoffs 2019: Warriors' Steve Kerr says Kevin Durant 'absolutely needs to be more aggressive'

Steve Kerr wants Kevin Durant to be more aggressive. The 30-year-old star attempted just eight shots in the Warriors' shocking 135-131 loss to the Clippers in Game 2 of their series earlier this week. Kerr was asked about Durant's performance when he met with reporters Wednesday. "(Durant
ESPN
April 18

Mavs' Hardaway has surgery for stress fracture

Mavericks guard Tim Hardaway Jr. has undergone surgery for a stress fracture in his lower left leg and is expected to resume basketball activities before the start of training camp in September.
ESPN
April 18

'Missing' poster in Brooklyn targets Simmons

A "missing" poster aimed at Ben Simmons' jump shot was taped on a street sign outside Barclays Center ahead of Game 3 between the 76ers and Nets.
CBS Sports
April 18

NBA Playoffs 2019: Spurs vs. Nuggets odds, picks, Game 3 predictions from proven model on 77-62 roll

SportsLine's advanced computer model simulated Thursday's Spurs vs. Nuggets game 10,000 times.
RealGM
April 18
Dunc'd On: IND/BOS, HOU/UTA Game 2; Best 2020 Draft Prospects from the Nike Hoop Summit
SLAM
April 18
‘It’s Just Been a Long Journey’: Kyrie Irving Shines in Game 2 for Boston
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Report: Clippers' Redden likely to interview for Pelicans job

Los Angeles Clippers assistant general manager Trent Redden reportedly is close to interviewing for a senior front-office role with the New Orleans Pelicans. The Clippers gave the Pelicans permission to discuss the position with Redden, ESPN reported on Thursday, citing league sources. David Griffin
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Run It Back? What NBA's Top Old-Timers Could Still Give Their Teams in 2020

If you can still remember Carmelo Anthony dropping 42 points on 25 shots—16-of-20 on twos!—during a 2010 playoff win over the Jazz, get ready to feel old: He turns 35 this May. Perception of Anthony's game is seldom rosy. His universal popularity peaked before he left the Denver Nuggets. Joining
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Run It Back? What NBA's Top Old-Timers Could Still Give Their Teams in 2020

If you can still remember Carmelo Anthony dropping 42 points on 25 shots—16-of-20 on twos!—during a 2010 playoff win over the Jazz, get ready to feel old: He turns 35 this May. Perception of Anthony's game is seldom rosy. His universal popularity peaked before he left the Denver Nuggets. Joining
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Run It Back? What NBA's Top Old-Timers Could Still Give Their Teams in 2020

If you can still remember Carmelo Anthony dropping 42 points on 25 shots—16-of-20 on twos!—during a 2010 playoff win over the Jazz, get ready to feel old: He turns 35 this May. Perception of Anthony's game is seldom rosy. His universal popularity peaked before he left the Denver Nuggets. Joining
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Run It Back? What NBA's Top Old-Timers Could Still Give Their Teams in 2020

If you can still remember Carmelo Anthony dropping 42 points on 25 shots—16-of-20 on twos!—during a 2010 playoff win over the Jazz, get ready to feel old: He turns 35 this May. Perception of Anthony's game is seldom rosy. His universal popularity peaked before he left the Denver Nuggets. Joining
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Run It Back? What NBA's Top Old-Timers Could Still Give Their Teams in 2020

If you can still remember Carmelo Anthony dropping 42 points on 25 shots—16-of-20 on twos!—during a 2010 playoff win over the Jazz, get ready to feel old: He turns 35 this May. Perception of Anthony's game is seldom rosy. His universal popularity peaked before he left the Denver Nuggets. Joining
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Run It Back? What NBA's Top Old-Timers Could Still Give Their Teams in 2020

If you can still remember Carmelo Anthony dropping 42 points on 25 shots—16-of-20 on twos!—during a 2010 playoff win over the Jazz, get ready to feel old: He turns 35 this May. Perception of Anthony's game is seldom rosy. His universal popularity peaked before he left the Denver Nuggets. Joining
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Run It Back? What NBA's Top Old-Timers Could Still Give Their Teams in 2020

If you can still remember Carmelo Anthony dropping 42 points on 25 shots—16-of-20 on twos!—during a 2010 playoff win over the Jazz, get ready to feel old: He turns 35 this May. Perception of Anthony's game is seldom rosy. His universal popularity peaked before he left the Denver Nuggets. Joining
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Run It Back? What NBA's Top Old-Timers Could Still Give Their Teams in 2020

If you can still remember Carmelo Anthony dropping 42 points on 25 shots—16-of-20 on twos!—during a 2010 playoff win over the Jazz, get ready to feel old: He turns 35 this May. Perception of Anthony's game is seldom rosy. His universal popularity peaked before he left the Denver Nuggets. Joining
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Run It Back? What NBA's Top Old-Timers Could Still Give Their Teams in 2020

If you can still remember Carmelo Anthony dropping 42 points on 25 shots—16-of-20 on twos!—during a 2010 playoff win over the Jazz, get ready to feel old: He turns 35 this May. Perception of Anthony's game is seldom rosy. His universal popularity peaked before he left the Denver Nuggets. Joining
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Ben Simmons, KD, Lou Williams and more keys to these Game 3s

The Brooklyn Nets and LA Clippers have taken home-court advantage heading into pivotal Game 3s on Thursday. What adjustments do the Philadelphia 76ers and Golden State Warriors need to make? Let's start in Philadelphia, where all eyes are on the Sixers' point guard. 76ers-Nets The Har-Ben-ger
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Ben Simmons, KD, Lou Williams and more keys to these Game 3s

The Brooklyn Nets and LA Clippers have taken home-court advantage heading into pivotal Game 3s on Thursday. What adjustments do the Philadelphia 76ers and Golden State Warriors need to make? Let's start in Philadelphia, where all eyes are on the Sixers' point guard. 76ers-Nets The Har-Ben-ger
ESPN
April 18

Larry Bird's advice for Indiana: 'They've got to be mentally tougher'

Celtics legend and current Pacers special advisor Larry Bird was at the scene of Indiana's Game 2 meltdown. How does he see the team responding at home?
Yahoo Sports
April 18

NBA rumors: Kawhi Leonard's teammates think Lakers or Clippers will land star

So ... who will it be?
Yahoo Sports
April 18

VIDEO » Trail Blazers Capture Cousins In Latest Edition Of 'Game Of Zones'

The folks over at Bleacher Report have put out the latest edition of their popular animated web series, "Game Of Zones," which prominently features your Portland Trail Blazers. After a segment poking fun of the ill-fated MarShon Brooks/Dillon Brooks trade between the Suns and Grizzlies, the
Yahoo Sports
April 18

VIDEO » Trail Blazers Capture Cousins In Latest Edition Of 'Game Of Zones'

The folks over at Bleacher Report have put out the latest edition of their popular animated web series, "Game Of Zones," which prominently features your Portland Trail Blazers. After a segment poking fun of the ill-fated MarShon Brooks/Dillon Brooks trade between the Suns and Grizzlies, the
Yahoo Sports
April 18

VIDEO » Trail Blazers Capture Cousins In Latest Edition Of 'Game Of Zones'

The folks over at Bleacher Report have put out the latest edition of their popular animated web series, "Game Of Zones," which prominently features your Portland Trail Blazers. After a segment poking fun of the ill-fated MarShon Brooks/Dillon Brooks trade between the Suns and Grizzlies, the
Yahoo Sports
April 18

VIDEO » Trail Blazers Capture Cousins In Latest Edition Of 'Game Of Zones'

The folks over at Bleacher Report have put out the latest edition of their popular animated web series, "Game Of Zones," which prominently features your Portland Trail Blazers. After a segment poking fun of the ill-fated MarShon Brooks/Dillon Brooks trade between the Suns and Grizzlies, the
Yahoo Sports
April 18

VIDEO » Trail Blazers Capture Cousins In Latest Edition Of 'Game Of Zones'

The folks over at Bleacher Report have put out the latest edition of their popular animated web series, "Game Of Zones," which prominently features your Portland Trail Blazers. After a segment poking fun of the ill-fated MarShon Brooks/Dillon Brooks trade between the Suns and Grizzlies, the
Yahoo Sports
April 18

VIDEO » Trail Blazers Capture Cousins In Latest Edition Of 'Game Of Zones'

The folks over at Bleacher Report have put out the latest edition of their popular animated web series, "Game Of Zones," which prominently features your Portland Trail Blazers. After a segment poking fun of the ill-fated MarShon Brooks/Dillon Brooks trade between the Suns and Grizzlies, the
ESPN
April 18

Sources: Pels OK'd to talk job with Clips' Redden

The Pelicans have been granted permission to discuss a senior front-office role with Clippers assistant general manager Trent Redden, league sources told ESPN.
FOX Sports
April 18

Pacers' resiliency faces tough test with 2-0 deficit

Thaddeus Young and Bojan Bogdanovic ignored those who doubted the Indiana Pacers last season
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Big third quarter powers Bucks past the Pistons

MILWAUKEE, WI (WTVB) - The Milwaukee Bucks used a big third quarter to pull away from the Detroit Pistons for a 120-99 win in Game Two of their first-round playoff series in Milwaukee Wednesday night. Eric Bledsoe led a balanced attack with 27 points for the Bucks. Milwaukee trailed by one at the half
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Pistons No Match For Antetokounmpo & Bucks

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Any way you pronounce his name, Giannis Antetokounmpo is a freak. Saddled with early foul trouble and faced with an aggressive defensive scheme that kept him in check for the first two quarters, Giannis Antetokounmpo set the tone immediately in the second half. Antetokounmpo scored 13
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Irving scores 37, Celtics beat Pacers 99-91 for 2-game lead

A poor third quarter did the Indiana Pacers in during Game 1 of their first-round series with the Boston Celtics. In Game 2, Boston seized on a fourth-quarter collapse by Indiana. Kyrie Irving scored 37 points and Boston rallied late in the fourth quarter to beat Indiana 99-91 Wednesday night and take
Yahoo Sports
April 18

'Missing' poster in Brooklyn targets Simmons

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer Close Covers the New York Knicks for ESPNNewYork.com Follow on Twitter A "missing" poster mocking Sixers star Ben Simmons' jump shot was taped on a street sign outside of the Barclays Center ahead of Game 3 of the Brooklyn Nets' series against Philadelphia
NBA.com
April 18

Mavericks' Hardaway Jr. has surgery on left leg

Dallas Mavericks guard Tim Hardaway Jr. has undergone surgery for a stress fracture in his lower left leg and is expected to resume basketball activities before the start of training camp in September.
FOX Sports
April 18

Kobe Bryant’s Mamba League empowers kids not only in basketball but also in life

Kobe Bryant's Mamba League empowers kids not only in basketball but also in life. Kobe discusses the league in 'More Than A Game.'
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Irving: There's 'nothing like' delivering for the Celtics in the playoffs

Having been made to wait for his playoff debut with the Boston Celtics, Kyrie Irving is enjoying the series against the Indiana Pacers.
FOX Sports
April 18
Mavericks guard Hardaway has surgery for stress fracture
ESPN
April 18

Wreck-it Russ: Westbrook's path to breaking the triple-double

The awe of the triple-double is gone, and we have Russell Westbrook's historic performances to thank.
NBA.com
April 18

2019 NBA Playoffs: First-Round Schedule and Matchups

The 2019 NBA Playoffs will begin on Saturday, April 13. Here is the full schedule for the 2019 NBA first round:
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Texas Tech star Jarrett Culver declares for NBA draft

A projected lottery pick, Jarrett Culver is leaving Texas Tech after his sophomore season.
FOX Sports
April 18

Thunder's Paul George out of sync, looking to find rhythm

Thunder forward George out of sync, says he just needs to find his rhythm after shoulder issues
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Thunder's Paul George out of sync, looking to find rhythm

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — When Paul George has been rolling this season, so has Oklahoma City. The Thunder's All-Star forward has been off his game against Portland, and OKC has struggled against the Trail Blazers. Yes, George is averaging 26.5 points in their first-round playoff series, but he's
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Sources: Pels OK'd to talk job with Clips' Redden

Adrian Wojnarowski ESPN The New Orleans Pelicans have been granted permission to discuss a senior front-office role with LA Clippers assistant general manager Trent Redden, league sources told ESPN. New Pelicans executive vice president of basketball operations David Griffin and Redden worked closely
NBA.com
April 18

Hang Time Podcast: Recapping first week of NBA playoffs

John Schuhmann and I discuss every first-round series before pivotal Game 3s and 4s this weekend.
Yahoo Sports
April 18

NBA rumors: Is Sixers' Brett Brown on the hot set? Did Ben Simmons miss a game after partying? Both respond to controversial report

The Sixers are in the middle of the playoffs, preparing for a Game 3 road matchup with the Nets, but over the last couple of days, the main topic of discussion doesn't have much to do with Brooklyn. A report was published in New York Daily News suggesting that Brett Brown was on the hot seat and
Basketball Insiders
April 18

NBA Daily: Who Is Headed To The Lakers Next?

With the recent departure of both Magic Johnson and Luke Walton, Jordan Hicks takes a look at where the Lakers stand and who they may end up hiring.
CBS Sports
April 18

NBA Playoffs 2019: Sixers vs. Nets odds, picks, Game 3 predictions from proven model on 77-62 roll

SportsLine's advanced computer model simulated Thursday's Sixers vs. Nets game 10,000 times.
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Spurs defeat Denver in demoralizing fashion in Game 3

Despite the Denver Nuggets failing to play anywhere near their best basketball, they still managed to escape the first two games of the first round of the Western Conference playoffs with a 1-1 split with the San Antonio Spurs and were just one jump shot by Jamal Murray away from carrying a 2-0 lead
HoopsHype
April 18

What are the most common first names in NBA history?

Yahoo Sports
April 18

76ers assistant Lindsey Harding wants to see Diana Taurasi give the NBA a try

Asked the age-old question about women in the NBA, the Philadelphia 76ers assistant coach put it simply: why not?
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Giannis has faith in Budenholzer to keep him fresh

The Milwaukee Bucks are hugely reliant on Giannis Antetokounmpo, who is keen to ensure he lasts the distance in the playoffs.
NBA.com
April 18

Grizzlies' Anderson undergoes surgery on right shoulder

Memphis Grizzlies forward Kyle Anderson has undergone surgery on his right shoulder.
FOX Sports
April 18

Grizzlies’ Anderson undergoes surgery on right shoulder

Memphis Grizzlies forward Kyle Anderson undergoes surgery on his right shoulder
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Warriors Vs. Clippers Watch Guide: Lineups, Injuries and Player Usage

LOS ANGELES - Three days after Golden State suffered the worst playoff collapse in NBA history, the Warriors will travel 300 miles down the California coast for Game 3 of the Western Conference first-round series.  Coverage on NBC Sports Bay Area begins at 6 o'clock with Warriors Outsiders, followed
ESPN
April 18

Follow live: Clippers, Warriors back at it in Game 3

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ESPN
April 18

Follow live: High stakes for Spurs, Nuggets in Game 3

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Yahoo Sports
April 18

Canberra-based NBA Global Academy prospect Anyang Garang signs with Oklahoma Sooners

NBA Global Academy prospect Anyang Garang will be suiting up for the Oklahoma Sooners next season, with head coach Lon Kruger announcing his recruitment today. The 6-foot-9 versatile forward has been a member of the NBA Global Academy since 2017 and becomes the fifth player to graduate from the academy
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Canberra-based NBA Global Academy prospect Anyang Garang signs with Oklahoma Sooners

NBA Global Academy prospect Anyang Garang will be suiting up for the Oklahoma Sooners next season, with head coach Lon Kruger announcing his recruitment today. The 6-foot-9 versatile forward has been a member of the NBA Global Academy since 2017 and becomes the fifth player to graduate from the academy
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Canberra-based NBA Global Academy prospect Anyang Garang signs with Oklahoma Sooners

NBA Global Academy prospect Anyang Garang will be suiting up for the Oklahoma Sooners next season, with head coach Lon Kruger announcing his recruitment today. The 6-foot-9 versatile forward has been a member of the NBA Global Academy since 2017 and becomes the fifth player to graduate from the academy
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Canberra-based NBA Global Academy prospect Anyang Garang signs with Oklahoma Sooners

NBA Global Academy prospect Anyang Garang will be suiting up for the Oklahoma Sooners next season, with head coach Lon Kruger announcing his recruitment today. The 6-foot-9 versatile forward has been a member of the NBA Global Academy since 2017 and becomes the fifth player to graduate from the academy
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Canberra-based NBA Global Academy prospect Anyang Garang signs with Oklahoma Sooners

NBA Global Academy prospect Anyang Garang will be suiting up for the Oklahoma Sooners next season, with head coach Lon Kruger announcing his recruitment today. The 6-foot-9 versatile forward has been a member of the NBA Global Academy since 2017 and becomes the fifth player to graduate from the academy
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Canberra-based NBA Global Academy prospect Anyang Garang signs with Oklahoma Sooners

NBA Global Academy prospect Anyang Garang will be suiting up for the Oklahoma Sooners next season, with head coach Lon Kruger announcing his recruitment today. The 6-foot-9 versatile forward has been a member of the NBA Global Academy since 2017 and becomes the fifth player to graduate from the academy
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Canberra-based NBA Global Academy prospect Anyang Garang signs with Oklahoma Sooners

NBA Global Academy prospect Anyang Garang will be suiting up for the Oklahoma Sooners next season, with head coach Lon Kruger announcing his recruitment today. The 6-foot-9 versatile forward has been a member of the NBA Global Academy since 2017 and becomes the fifth player to graduate from the academy
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Canberra-based NBA Global Academy prospect Anyang Garang signs with Oklahoma Sooners

NBA Global Academy prospect Anyang Garang will be suiting up for the Oklahoma Sooners next season, with head coach Lon Kruger announcing his recruitment today. The 6-foot-9 versatile forward has been a member of the NBA Global Academy since 2017 and becomes the fifth player to graduate from the academy
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Canberra-based NBA Global Academy prospect Anyang Garang signs with Oklahoma Sooners

NBA Global Academy prospect Anyang Garang will be suiting up for the Oklahoma Sooners next season, with head coach Lon Kruger announcing his recruitment today. The 6-foot-9 versatile forward has been a member of the NBA Global Academy since 2017 and becomes the fifth player to graduate from the academy
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Canberra-based NBA Global Academy prospect Anyang Garang signs with Oklahoma Sooners

NBA Global Academy prospect Anyang Garang will be suiting up for the Oklahoma Sooners next season, with head coach Lon Kruger announcing his recruitment today. The 6-foot-9 versatile forward has been a member of the NBA Global Academy since 2017 and becomes the fifth player to graduate from the academy
ESPN
April 18

Follow live: Sixers, Nets meet in pivotal Game 3

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Yahoo Sports
April 18

How much will Raptors' playoff success matter to Kawhi Leonard's future?

How much will Raptors' playoff success matter to Kawhi Leonard's future? Their eyes are looking up. Three-thousand Toronto Raptors fans, the faces that represent the city's cultural diversity, are almost pressed against one another outside the team's downtown arena, staring up at a 40
Yahoo Sports
April 18

How much will Raptors' playoff success matter to Kawhi Leonard's future?

How much will Raptors' playoff success matter to Kawhi Leonard's future? Their eyes are looking up. Three-thousand Toronto Raptors fans, the faces that represent the city's cultural diversity, are almost pressed against one another outside the team's downtown arena, staring up at a 40
ESPN
April 18

Depth, defense and Super Beard: Houston is scary good right now

Most teams don't go from 65 to 53 wins and say they're better. The Rockets are the exception, and they've saved their best basketball for the playoffs.
SLAM
April 18
Jarrett Culver Expected To Declare
SLAM
April 18
Jarrett Culver Expected To Declare
FOX Sports
April 18

Magic finally get a playoff game at home; OKC, Indy on ropes

Looking for Magic: Orlando returns home after split, Thunder and Pacers trying to get on track
Yahoo Sports
April 18

NBA Playoffs 2019: What to watch for in Game 3 of Nets vs. 76ers, Spurs vs. Nuggets, Clippers vs. Warriors

On Friday, Day 6 of the postseason, we will have the first Game 3's being played. All three series' being played out on Friday have already seen one upset in their two games so far - the Nets and Spurs stole home court in Game 1 while the Clippers stunned the Warriors with their historic 31-point
Yahoo Sports
April 18

NBA Playoffs 2019: What to watch for in Game 3 of Nets vs. 76ers, Spurs vs. Nuggets, Clippers vs. Warriors

On Friday, Day 6 of the postseason, we will have the first Game 3's being played. All three series' being played out on Friday have already seen one upset in their two games so far - the Nets and Spurs stole home court in Game 1 while the Clippers stunned the Warriors with their historic 31-point
Yahoo Sports
April 18

NBA Playoffs 2019: What to watch for in Game 3 of Nets vs. 76ers, Spurs vs. Nuggets, Clippers vs. Warriors

On Friday, Day 6 of the postseason, we will have the first Game 3's being played. All three series' being played out on Friday have already seen one upset in their two games so far - the Nets and Spurs stole home court in Game 1 while the Clippers stunned the Warriors with their historic 31-point
Yahoo Sports
April 18

NBA Playoffs 2019: What to watch for in Game 3 of Nets vs. 76ers, Spurs vs. Nuggets, Clippers vs. Warriors

On Friday, Day 6 of the postseason, we will have the first Game 3's being played. All three series' being played out on Friday have already seen one upset in their two games so far - the Nets and Spurs stole home court in Game 1 while the Clippers stunned the Warriors with their historic 31-point
Yahoo Sports
April 18

NBA Playoffs 2019: What to watch for in Game 3 of Nets vs. 76ers, Spurs vs. Nuggets, Clippers vs. Warriors

On Friday, Day 6 of the postseason, we will have the first Game 3's being played. All three series' being played out on Friday have already seen one upset in their two games so far - the Nets and Spurs stole home court in Game 1 while the Clippers stunned the Warriors with their historic 31-point
Yahoo Sports
April 18

NBA Playoffs 2019: What to watch for in Game 3 of Nets vs. 76ers, Spurs vs. Nuggets, Clippers vs. Warriors

On Friday, Day 6 of the postseason, we will have the first Game 3's being played. All three series' being played out on Friday have already seen one upset in their two games so far - the Nets and Spurs stole home court in Game 1 while the Clippers stunned the Warriors with their historic 31-point
Yahoo Sports
April 18

NBA Playoffs 2019: What to watch for in Game 3 of Nets vs. 76ers, Spurs vs. Nuggets, Clippers vs. Warriors

On Friday, Day 6 of the postseason, we will have the first Game 3's being played. All three series' being played out on Friday have already seen one upset in their two games so far - the Nets and Spurs stole home court in Game 1 while the Clippers stunned the Warriors with their historic 31-point
Yahoo Sports
April 18

NBA Playoffs 2019: What to watch for in Game 3 of Nets vs. 76ers, Spurs vs. Nuggets, Clippers vs. Warriors

On Friday, Day 6 of the postseason, we will have the first Game 3's being played. All three series' being played out on Friday have already seen one upset in their two games so far - the Nets and Spurs stole home court in Game 1 while the Clippers stunned the Warriors with their historic 31-point
Yahoo Sports
April 18

NBA Playoffs 2019: What to watch for in Game 3 of Nets vs. 76ers, Spurs vs. Nuggets, Clippers vs. Warriors

On Friday, Day 6 of the postseason, we will have the first Game 3's being played. All three series' being played out on Friday have already seen one upset in their two games so far - the Nets and Spurs stole home court in Game 1 while the Clippers stunned the Warriors with their historic 31-point
Yahoo Sports
April 18

NBA Playoffs 2019: What to watch for in Game 3 of Nets vs. 76ers, Spurs vs. Nuggets, Clippers vs. Warriors

On Friday, Day 6 of the postseason, we will have the first Game 3's being played. All three series' being played out on Friday have already seen one upset in their two games so far - the Nets and Spurs stole home court in Game 1 while the Clippers stunned the Warriors with their historic 31-point
Yahoo Sports
April 18

NBA Playoffs 2019: What to watch for in Game 3 of Nets vs. 76ers, Spurs vs. Nuggets, Clippers vs. Warriors

On Friday, Day 6 of the postseason, we will have the first Game 3's being played. All three series' being played out on Friday have already seen one upset in their two games so far - the Nets and Spurs stole home court in Game 1 while the Clippers stunned the Warriors with their historic 31-point
Yahoo Sports
April 18

NBA Playoffs 2019: What to watch for in Game 3 of Nets vs. 76ers, Spurs vs. Nuggets, Clippers vs. Warriors

On Friday, Day 6 of the postseason, we will have the first Game 3's being played. All three series' being played out on Friday have already seen one upset in their two games so far - the Nets and Spurs stole home court in Game 1 while the Clippers stunned the Warriors with their historic 31-point
Yahoo Sports
April 18

NBA Playoffs 2019: What to watch for in Game 3 of Nets vs. 76ers, Spurs vs. Nuggets, Clippers vs. Warriors

On Friday, Day 6 of the postseason, we will have the first Game 3's being played. All three series' being played out on Friday have already seen one upset in their two games so far - the Nets and Spurs stole home court in Game 1 while the Clippers stunned the Warriors with their historic 31-point
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Why Russell Westbrook Has Been Bottled Up

(CBS Sports Radio) Since Kevin Durant left the Oklahoma City Thunder for the Golden State Warriors, the Thunder are 3-10 in the playoffs. They trail the Portland Trail Blazer, 2-0, in their first-round series, and Russell Westbrook is shooting just 13-of-37 (35.1 percent) in the postseason. Why has Westbrook
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Why Russell Westbrook Has Been Bottled Up

(CBS Sports Radio) Since Kevin Durant left the Oklahoma City Thunder for the Golden State Warriors, the Thunder are 3-10 in the playoffs. They trail the Portland Trail Blazer, 2-0, in their first-round series, and Russell Westbrook is shooting just 13-of-37 (35.1 percent) in the postseason. Why has Westbrook
Yahoo Sports
April 18

NBA Playoffs 2019: What to watch for in Game 3 of Nets vs. 76ers, Spurs vs. Nuggets, Clippers vs. Warriors

On Friday, Day 6 of the postseason, we will have the first Game 3's being played. All three series' being played out on Friday have already seen one upset in their two games so far - the Nets and Spurs stole home court in Game 1 while the Clippers stunned the Warriors with their historic 31-point
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Russell Westbrook, Oklahoma City Thunder Struggling in NBA Playoffs

(CBS Sports Radio) Since Kevin Durant left the Oklahoma City Thunder for the Golden State Warriors, the Thunder are 3-10 in the playoffs. They trail the Portland Trail Blazer, 2-0, in their first-round series, and Russell Westbrook is shooting just 13-of-37 (35.1 percent) in the postseason. Why has Westbrook
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Kevin Durant must be more aggressive when Golden State Warriors face Los Angeles Clippers in Game 3

Kevin Durant must be more aggressive when the Golden State Warriors face the Los Angeles Clippers in Game 3 of their first-round playoff series, say NBA analysts Brevin Knight and Vince Carter. Live NBA: Golden State @ LA Clippers Thursday night's games Philadelphia 76ers @ Brooklyn Nets - Game 3
RealGM
April 18
Jarrett Culver To Leave Texas Tech For 2019 NBA Draft
Yahoo Sports
April 18

A. Sherrod Blakely's NBA Mock Draft 1.0

The NBA postseason is in full swing, but now that the tie-breakers for draft slots have been taken care of, it's never too early to start looking ahead. A. Sherrod Blakely fast forwards to June with his NBA Mock Draft 1.0.
Yahoo Sports
April 18

NBA commissioner Adam Silver doesn't think tampering has gotten worse in recent years

Adam Silver explained why players talking to each other about playing together isn't considering tampering.
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Bucks, Rockets romp as Celtics fightback stuns Pacers

The Milwaukee Bucks and Houston Rockets cruised towards the NBA playoff conference semi-finals on Wednesday as Kyrie Irving led a late Boston fightback in a dramatic win over Indiana. In Milwaukee, Giannis Antetokounmpo gave a commanding display as the Bucks surged into a 2-0 series lead against the
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Scouting games one and two of the Spurs-Nuggets with Steve Jones Jr.

In this episode I am joined why Steve Jones Jr., former video coordinator for the Memphis Grizzlies and Assistant coach for the Brooklyn Nets. He shares his insights into the Denver Nuggets from games one and two and talks about what adjustments he expects to be made in game 3.
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Scouting games one and two of the Spurs-Nuggets with Steve Jones Jr.

In this episode I am joined why Steve Jones Jr., former video coordinator for the Memphis Grizzlies and Assistant coach for the Brooklyn Nets. He shares his insights into the Denver Nuggets from games one and two and talks about what adjustments he expects to be made in game 3.
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Scouting games one and two of the Spurs-Nuggets with Steve Jones Jr.

In this episode I am joined why Steve Jones Jr., former video coordinator for the Memphis Grizzlies and Assistant coach for the Brooklyn Nets. He shares his insights into the Denver Nuggets from games one and two and talks about what adjustments he expects to be made in game 3.
Yahoo Sports
April 18

BetOnline.ag says Giannis Antetokounmpo, James Harden, Russell Westbrook have the largest impact on point spreads

Houston Rockets guard James Harden and Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook won the last two MVPs, and Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo could win the award this season. So, it's not a big surprise that these three players have the biggest impact on point spreads among
CBS Sports
April 18

NBA coaching tracker, rumors: Kings hire Luke Walton to replace Dave Joerger; Lakers still looking for new coach

With the regular season in the books, the coaching carousel has begun moving in the NBA
FOX Sports
April 18

Boston visits Indiana with 2-0 series lead

The Boston Celtics visit the Indiana Pacers in the Eastern Conference first round with a 2-0 lead in the series
FOX Sports
April 18

Lillard and the Trail Blazers visit Oklahoma City with 2-0 series lead

The Portland Trail Blazers visit the Oklahoma City Thunder in the Western Conference first round with a 2-0 lead in the series
FOX Sports
April 18

Orlando, Toronto meet with series tied 1-1

The Orlando Magic and the Toronto Raptors are in a 1-1 series tie in the Eastern Conference first round
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Bucks take Game 2 | News, Sports, Jobs

Antetokounmpo scored 13 of his 26 points in Milwaukee's big third quarter and the Bucks beat the Detroit Pistons 120-99 on Wednesday night to take a 2-0 lead in the first-round playoff series. After scoring 10 points and playing only 14 minutes in the first half, Antetokounmpo scored Milwaukee'
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Celtics rally for win over Pacers, Bucks pull away from Pistons

The Boston Celtics are firmly in control of their opening-round series against the Indiana Pacers in the NBA playoffs. Boston came away with a 99-91 win over the Pacers on Wednesday at the TD Garden to go up 2-0 in their Eastern Conference first-round matchup. The Pacers appeared to take control in the
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Yahoo DFS Basketball: Thursday Picks

Thursday brings three playoff games in which each series is tied at 1-1. Maybe the most intriguing story line of the trio is how the Warriors will respond after blowing a huge lead against the Clippers in Game 2 and losing DeMarcus Cousins (quadriceps) in the process. We also have another opportunity
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Yahoo DFS Basketball: Thursday Picks

Thursday brings three playoff games in which each series is tied at 1-1. Maybe the most intriguing story line of the trio is how the Warriors will respond after blowing a huge lead against the Clippers in Game 2 and losing DeMarcus Cousins (quadriceps) in the process. We also have another opportunity
NBA.com
April 18

Rockets playing with an edge, but Jazz have yet to challenge them

HOUSTON -- Given their most recent playoff history, the Houston Rockets would be the first to attest to the folly of peeking ahead at what���s to come before finishing the business at hand.
SLAM
April 18
Top PG in 2020? Jalen Suggs Dominates UAA 😈
NBA.com
April 18

Nets upset over laughing apology from Embiid, Simmons

The Brooklyn Nets are clearly not fans of the way Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons talked about Embiid's elbow of Jarrett Allen in their postgame comments following Game 2 on Monday.
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Big Game James triple-doubles for 2-0 lead

James Harden triple-doubled, Kyrie Irving went off, Indy had a fourth-quarter collapse, and Giannis Antetokounmpo and Eric Bledsoe went off Wednesday.
Yahoo Sports
April 18

NBA Draft: What the Bulls would get in Ja Morant

The Bulls need a point guard who can push pace and distribute. That's exactly what made Ja Morant an All-American during his sophomore season at Murray State. He'd be the perfect fit in Chicago.
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Murray inspires Nuggets as Raptors, Blazers win

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) – Jamal Murray led a dramatic late fightback as the Denver Nuggets scored a series-levelling 114-105 victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday in their Western Conference play-off duel. Murray, who had missed a potentially game-winning jump shot in Denver's defeat
ESPN
April 18

MJ on Tiger: 'Greatest comeback I've ever seen'

After Tiger Woods' long road back to competitive professional golf following multiple surgeries, his victory at the Masters was called "the greatest comeback I've ever seen" by Michael Jordan.
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Murray inspires Nuggets as Raptors, Blazers win

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) – Jamal Murray led a dramatic late fightback as the Denver Nuggets scored a series-levelling 114-105 victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday in their Western Conference play-off duel. Murray, who had missed a potentially game-winning jump shot in Denver's defeat
NBA.com
April 18

Bucks use second-half defense, discipline to throttle Pistons in Game 2

MILWAUKEE -- Coaches look for teachable moments. Players look for blowouts and laughers and games they can win with a few quarters to spare.
CBS Sports
April 18

NBA playoffs scores, highlights: Warriors look to avenge historic loss to Clippers; Nets host 76ers; Nuggets visit Spurs

All three series that take place on Thursday night are currently tied at 1-all
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Celtics' Kyrie Irving living up to playoff reputation

Kyrie Irving knows how special a time of year the postseason is, and he is rising to the occasion. BOSTON – His first three appearances in the playoffs all resulted in trips to the NBA Finals with the Cleveland Cavaliers. Kyrie Irving knows how special a time of year the postseason is, which is why he
NBA.com
April 18

Clippers putting on showcase for franchise-changing free agents

LOS ANGELES -- There���s a word in the NBA dictionary for when a player is showcased before the rest of the league to inflate his value and make him tempting for a new team, and that word is ��� well, showcased.
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Kevin Porter Jr. a possible lottery pick heading into 2019 NBA draft

USC freshman has tantalizing upside
CBS Sports
April 18

Warriors vs. Clippers: Kevin Durant calls Patrick Beverley a 'pest,' credits 'gimmick defense' for L.A.'s Game 2 win

The Golden State Warriors forward has been dealing with Beverley's pesky defense throughout the series
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Who's the NBA MVP: James Harden or Giannis Antetokounmpo?

Two players have separated themselves from the pack as the front-runners for the league's MVP award. James Harden, last year's MVP, has continued his dominance over the league, notching multiple 40+ point triple-doubles and leading the NBA in scoring. The Tylt's Dan Tran is taking our YouTube
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Who's the NBA MVP: James Harden or Giannis Antetokounmpo?

Two players have separated themselves from the pack as the front-runners for the league's MVP award. James Harden, last year's MVP, has continued his dominance over the league, notching multiple 40+ point triple-doubles and leading the NBA in scoring. The Tylt's Dan Tran is taking our YouTube
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Who's the NBA MVP: James Harden or Giannis Antetokounmpo?

Two players have separated themselves from the pack as the front-runners for the league's MVP award. James Harden, last year's MVP, has continued his dominance over the league, notching multiple 40+ point triple-doubles and leading the NBA in scoring. The Tylt's Dan Tran is taking our YouTube
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Celtics take 2-0 lead on Pacers

The Associated Press BOSTON — A poor third quarter did the Indiana Pacers in during Game 1 of their first-round series with the Boston Celtics. In Game 2, Boston seized on a fourth-quarter collapse by Indiana. Kyrie Irving scored 37 points, and Boston rallied late in the fourth to beat Indiana 99-91
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Celtics take 2-0 lead on Pacers

The Associated Press BOSTON — A poor third quarter did the Indiana Pacers in during Game 1 of their first-round series with the Boston Celtics. In Game 2, Boston seized on a fourth-quarter collapse by Indiana. Kyrie Irving scored 37 points, and Boston rallied late in the fourth to beat Indiana 99-91
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Celtics take 2-0 lead on Pacers

The Associated Press BOSTON — A poor third quarter did the Indiana Pacers in during Game 1 of their first-round series with the Boston Celtics. In Game 2, Boston seized on a fourth-quarter collapse by Indiana. Kyrie Irving scored 37 points, and Boston rallied late in the fourth to beat Indiana 99-91
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Celtics take 2-0 lead on Pacers

The Associated Press BOSTON — A poor third quarter did the Indiana Pacers in during Game 1 of their first-round series with the Boston Celtics. In Game 2, Boston seized on a fourth-quarter collapse by Indiana. Kyrie Irving scored 37 points, and Boston rallied late in the fourth to beat Indiana 99-91
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Celtics take 2-0 lead on Pacers

The Associated Press BOSTON — A poor third quarter did the Indiana Pacers in during Game 1 of their first-round series with the Boston Celtics. In Game 2, Boston seized on a fourth-quarter collapse by Indiana. Kyrie Irving scored 37 points, and Boston rallied late in the fourth to beat Indiana 99-91
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Celtics take 2-0 lead on Pacers

The Associated Press BOSTON — A poor third quarter did the Indiana Pacers in during Game 1 of their first-round series with the Boston Celtics. In Game 2, Boston seized on a fourth-quarter collapse by Indiana. Kyrie Irving scored 37 points, and Boston rallied late in the fourth to beat Indiana 99-91
RealGM
April 18
2019 NBA Playoffs Receiving Increase Demand For TV Ad Slots
NBA.com
April 18

About Last Night: Celtics streak past Pacers

The Boston Celtics needed not one, but two big runs to put away the Pacers 99-91 on Wednesday night.
RealGM
April 18
RealGM Radio: Kevin Pelton On the Playoffs
ESPN
April 18

Kyrie Irving finally has his playoff moment for Celtics

Injuries prevented Kyrie Irving from making his Celtics playoff debut last year, and Game 1 against the Pacers was forgettable. But Irving was spectacular in Game 2.
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Harden's triple-double helps Rockets rout Jazz again

James Harden and the Houston Rockets didn't talk about their defeat at home by the Utah Jazz in the second game of their second-round playoff series last season before Game 2 of their first-round matchup on Wednesday night. Harden put on an MVP performance with 32 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Harden's triple-double helps Rockets rout Jazz again

HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden and the Houston Rockets didn't talk about their defeat at home by the Utah Jazz in the second game of their second-round playoff series last season before Game 2 of their first-round matchup on Wednesday night. The Beard and his teammates were certainly thinking about
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Harden's triple-double helps Rockets rout Jazz again

HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden and the Houston Rockets didn't talk about their defeat at home by the Utah Jazz in the second game of their second-round playoff series last season before Game 2 of their first-round matchup on Wednesday night. The Beard and his teammates were certainly thinking about
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Harden's triple-double helps Rockets rout Jazz again

HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden and the Houston Rockets didn't talk about their defeat at home by the Utah Jazz in the second game of their second-round playoff series last season before Game 2 of their first-round matchup on Wednesday night. The Beard and his teammates were certainly thinking about
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Ricky Rubio vows Utah Jazz won't quit after falling behind 0-2 in Houston Rockets playoff series

HOUSTON — Sunday's 32-point Game 1 loss to the Houston Rockets marked the Utah Jazz's second-worse playoff loss in franchise history. “I didn't even know that,” Jazz forward Derrick Favors admitted the next day, following film session. Game 1 may have gotten out of hand during the second
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Sixers expecting Nets to ratchet up physicality

He bought up his experience as a San Antonio Spurs assistant during the 2007 NBA playoffs. With 20 seconds left in Game 4, Spurs forward Robert Horry nudged Phoenix point guard Steve Nash into the scorer's table at midcourt. Horry was ejected. The Suns held on to win, 104-98, to even the series.
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Sixers expecting Nets to ratchet up physicality

He bought up his experience as a San Antonio Spurs assistant during the 2007 NBA playoffs. With 20 seconds left in Game 4, Spurs forward Robert Horry nudged Phoenix point guard Steve Nash into the scorer's table at midcourt. Horry was ejected. The Suns held on to win, 104-98, to even the series.
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Sixers expecting Nets to ratchet up physicality

He bought up his experience as a San Antonio Spurs assistant during the 2007 NBA playoffs. With 20 seconds left in Game 4, Spurs forward Robert Horry nudged Phoenix point guard Steve Nash into the scorer's table at midcourt. Horry was ejected. The Suns held on to win, 104-98, to even the series.
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Sixers expecting Nets to ratchet up physicality

He bought up his experience as a San Antonio Spurs assistant during the 2007 NBA playoffs. With 20 seconds left in Game 4, Spurs forward Robert Horry nudged Phoenix point guard Steve Nash into the scorer's table at midcourt. Horry was ejected. The Suns held on to win, 104-98, to even the series.
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Sixers expecting Nets to ratchet up physicality

He bought up his experience as a San Antonio Spurs assistant during the 2007 NBA playoffs. With 20 seconds left in Game 4, Spurs forward Robert Horry nudged Phoenix point guard Steve Nash into the scorer's table at midcourt. Horry was ejected. The Suns held on to win, 104-98, to even the series.
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Sixers expecting Nets to ratchet up physicality

He bought up his experience as a San Antonio Spurs assistant during the 2007 NBA playoffs. With 20 seconds left in Game 4, Spurs forward Robert Horry nudged Phoenix point guard Steve Nash into the scorer's table at midcourt. Horry was ejected. The Suns held on to win, 104-98, to even the series.
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Sixers expecting Nets to ratchet up physicality

He bought up his experience as a San Antonio Spurs assistant during the 2007 NBA playoffs. With 20 seconds left in Game 4, Spurs forward Robert Horry nudged Phoenix point guard Steve Nash into the scorer's table at midcourt. Horry was ejected. The Suns held on to win, 104-98, to even the series.
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Sixers expecting Nets to ratchet up physicality

He bought up his experience as a San Antonio Spurs assistant during the 2007 NBA playoffs. With 20 seconds left in Game 4, Spurs forward Robert Horry nudged Phoenix point guard Steve Nash into the scorer's table at midcourt. Horry was ejected. The Suns held on to win, 104-98, to even the series.
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Sixers expecting Nets to ratchet up physicality

He bought up his experience as a San Antonio Spurs assistant during the 2007 NBA playoffs. With 20 seconds left in Game 4, Spurs forward Robert Horry nudged Phoenix point guard Steve Nash into the scorer's table at midcourt. Horry was ejected. The Suns held on to win, 104-98, to even the series.
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Sixers expecting Nets to ratchet up physicality

He bought up his experience as a San Antonio Spurs assistant during the 2007 NBA playoffs. With 20 seconds left in Game 4, Spurs forward Robert Horry nudged Phoenix point guard Steve Nash into the scorer's table at midcourt. Horry was ejected. The Suns held on to win, 104-98, to even the series.
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Sixers expecting Nets to ratchet up physicality

He bought up his experience as a San Antonio Spurs assistant during the 2007 NBA playoffs. With 20 seconds left in Game 4, Spurs forward Robert Horry nudged Phoenix point guard Steve Nash into the scorer's table at midcourt. Horry was ejected. The Suns held on to win, 104-98, to even the series.
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Sixers expecting Nets to ratchet up physicality

He bought up his experience as a San Antonio Spurs assistant during the 2007 NBA playoffs. With 20 seconds left in Game 4, Spurs forward Robert Horry nudged Phoenix point guard Steve Nash into the scorer's table at midcourt. Horry was ejected. The Suns held on to win, 104-98, to even the series.
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Sixers expecting Nets to ratchet up physicality

He bought up his experience as a San Antonio Spurs assistant during the 2007 NBA playoffs. With 20 seconds left in Game 4, Spurs forward Robert Horry nudged Phoenix point guard Steve Nash into the scorer's table at midcourt. Horry was ejected. The Suns held on to win, 104-98, to even the series.
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Sixers expecting Nets to ratchet up physicality

He bought up his experience as a San Antonio Spurs assistant during the 2007 NBA playoffs. With 20 seconds left in Game 4, Spurs forward Robert Horry nudged Phoenix point guard Steve Nash into the scorer's table at midcourt. Horry was ejected. The Suns held on to win, 104-98, to even the series.
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Sixers expecting Nets to ratchet up physicality

He bought up his experience as a San Antonio Spurs assistant during the 2007 NBA playoffs. With 20 seconds left in Game 4, Spurs forward Robert Horry nudged Phoenix point guard Steve Nash into the scorer's table at midcourt. Horry was ejected. The Suns held on to win, 104-98, to even the series.
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Sixers expecting Nets to ratchet up physicality

He bought up his experience as a San Antonio Spurs assistant during the 2007 NBA playoffs. With 20 seconds left in Game 4, Spurs forward Robert Horry nudged Phoenix point guard Steve Nash into the scorer's table at midcourt. Horry was ejected. The Suns held on to win, 104-98, to even the series.
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Sixers expecting Nets to ratchet up physicality

He bought up his experience as a San Antonio Spurs assistant during the 2007 NBA playoffs. With 20 seconds left in Game 4, Spurs forward Robert Horry nudged Phoenix point guard Steve Nash into the scorer's table at midcourt. Horry was ejected. The Suns held on to win, 104-98, to even the series.
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Sixers expecting Nets to ratchet up physicality

He bought up his experience as a San Antonio Spurs assistant during the 2007 NBA playoffs. With 20 seconds left in Game 4, Spurs forward Robert Horry nudged Phoenix point guard Steve Nash into the scorer's table at midcourt. Horry was ejected. The Suns held on to win, 104-98, to even the series.
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Sixers expecting Nets to ratchet up physicality

He bought up his experience as a San Antonio Spurs assistant during the 2007 NBA playoffs. With 20 seconds left in Game 4, Spurs forward Robert Horry nudged Phoenix point guard Steve Nash into the scorer's table at midcourt. Horry was ejected. The Suns held on to win, 104-98, to even the series.
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Sixers expecting Nets to ratchet up physicality

He bought up his experience as a San Antonio Spurs assistant during the 2007 NBA playoffs. With 20 seconds left in Game 4, Spurs forward Robert Horry nudged Phoenix point guard Steve Nash into the scorer's table at midcourt. Horry was ejected. The Suns held on to win, 104-98, to even the series.
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Sixers expecting Nets to ratchet up physicality

He bought up his experience as a San Antonio Spurs assistant during the 2007 NBA playoffs. With 20 seconds left in Game 4, Spurs forward Robert Horry nudged Phoenix point guard Steve Nash into the scorer's table at midcourt. Horry was ejected. The Suns held on to win, 104-98, to even the series.
Yahoo Sports
April 18

NBA Daily Plays 4/18

Renee Miller checks out the best plays at every position for Thursday's three-game NBA DFS slate
ESPN
April 18

How Brook Lopez turned 'Splash Mountain' into a Bucks game-changer

Brook Lopez honed his shooting touch against his twin and refined it once injuries left him with a "bionic foot." Now, it's a key to unlocking Giannis and the Bucks' title hopes.
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Vanderbilt coach Jerry Stackhouse plans to hire female assistant to staff

SportsPulse: Now that March Madness is over we look ahead to the top 25 teams in the country heading into the 2019-20 college basketball season. Jerry Stackhouse plans to add Nicki Gross, previously the only female assistant coach in the NBA G League, to his Vanderbilt men's basketball staff. A person
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April 18

Vanderbilt coach Jerry Stackhouse plans to hire female assistant to staff

SportsPulse: Now that March Madness is over we look ahead to the top 25 teams in the country heading into the 2019-20 college basketball season. Jerry Stackhouse plans to add Nicki Gross, previously the only female assistant coach in the NBA G League, to his Vanderbilt men's basketball staff. A person
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April 18

Vanderbilt coach Jerry Stackhouse plans to hire female assistant to staff

SportsPulse: Now that March Madness is over we look ahead to the top 25 teams in the country heading into the 2019-20 college basketball season. Jerry Stackhouse plans to add Nicki Gross, previously the only female assistant coach in the NBA G League, to his Vanderbilt men's basketball staff. A person
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April 18

Vanderbilt coach Jerry Stackhouse plans to hire female assistant to staff

SportsPulse: Now that March Madness is over we look ahead to the top 25 teams in the country heading into the 2019-20 college basketball season. Jerry Stackhouse plans to add Nicki Gross, previously the only female assistant coach in the NBA G League, to his Vanderbilt men's basketball staff. A person
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April 18

Vanderbilt coach Jerry Stackhouse plans to hire female assistant to staff

SportsPulse: Now that March Madness is over we look ahead to the top 25 teams in the country heading into the 2019-20 college basketball season. Jerry Stackhouse plans to add Nicki Gross, previously the only female assistant coach in the NBA G League, to his Vanderbilt men's basketball staff. A person
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Vanderbilt coach Jerry Stackhouse plans to hire female assistant to staff

SportsPulse: Now that March Madness is over we look ahead to the top 25 teams in the country heading into the 2019-20 college basketball season. Jerry Stackhouse plans to add Nicki Gross, previously the only female assistant coach in the NBA G League, to his Vanderbilt men's basketball staff. A person
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April 18

Vanderbilt coach Jerry Stackhouse plans to hire female assistant to staff

SportsPulse: Now that March Madness is over we look ahead to the top 25 teams in the country heading into the 2019-20 college basketball season. Jerry Stackhouse plans to add Nicki Gross, previously the only female assistant coach in the NBA G League, to his Vanderbilt men's basketball staff. A person
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April 18

Vanderbilt coach Jerry Stackhouse plans to hire female assistant to staff

SportsPulse: Now that March Madness is over we look ahead to the top 25 teams in the country heading into the 2019-20 college basketball season. Jerry Stackhouse plans to add Nicki Gross, previously the only female assistant coach in the NBA G League, to his Vanderbilt men's basketball staff. A person
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April 18

Vanderbilt coach Jerry Stackhouse plans to hire female assistant to staff

SportsPulse: Now that March Madness is over we look ahead to the top 25 teams in the country heading into the 2019-20 college basketball season. Jerry Stackhouse plans to add Nicki Gross, previously the only female assistant coach in the NBA G League, to his Vanderbilt men's basketball staff. A person
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April 18

Vanderbilt coach Jerry Stackhouse plans to hire female assistant to staff

SportsPulse: Now that March Madness is over we look ahead to the top 25 teams in the country heading into the 2019-20 college basketball season. Jerry Stackhouse plans to add Nicki Gross, previously the only female assistant coach in the NBA G League, to his Vanderbilt men's basketball staff. A person
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Vanderbilt coach Jerry Stackhouse plans to hire female assistant to staff

SportsPulse: Now that March Madness is over we look ahead to the top 25 teams in the country heading into the 2019-20 college basketball season. Jerry Stackhouse plans to add Nicki Gross, previously the only female assistant coach in the NBA G League, to his Vanderbilt men's basketball staff. A person
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Vanderbilt coach Jerry Stackhouse plans to hire female assistant to staff

SportsPulse: Now that March Madness is over we look ahead to the top 25 teams in the country heading into the 2019-20 college basketball season. Jerry Stackhouse plans to add Nicki Gross, previously the only female assistant coach in the NBA G League, to his Vanderbilt men's basketball staff. A person
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Vanderbilt coach Jerry Stackhouse plans to hire female assistant to staff

SportsPulse: Now that March Madness is over we look ahead to the top 25 teams in the country heading into the 2019-20 college basketball season. Jerry Stackhouse plans to add Nicki Gross, previously the only female assistant coach in the NBA G League, to his Vanderbilt men's basketball staff. A person
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Vanderbilt coach Jerry Stackhouse plans to hire female assistant to staff

SportsPulse: Now that March Madness is over we look ahead to the top 25 teams in the country heading into the 2019-20 college basketball season. Jerry Stackhouse plans to add Nicki Gross, previously the only female assistant coach in the NBA G League, to his Vanderbilt men's basketball staff. A person
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Vanderbilt coach Jerry Stackhouse plans to hire female assistant to staff

SportsPulse: Now that March Madness is over we look ahead to the top 25 teams in the country heading into the 2019-20 college basketball season. Jerry Stackhouse plans to add Nicki Gross, previously the only female assistant coach in the NBA G League, to his Vanderbilt men's basketball staff. A person
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Vanderbilt coach Jerry Stackhouse plans to hire female assistant to staff

SportsPulse: Now that March Madness is over we look ahead to the top 25 teams in the country heading into the 2019-20 college basketball season. Jerry Stackhouse plans to add Nicki Gross, previously the only female assistant coach in the NBA G League, to his Vanderbilt men's basketball staff. A person
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Vanderbilt coach Jerry Stackhouse plans to hire female assistant to staff

SportsPulse: Now that March Madness is over we look ahead to the top 25 teams in the country heading into the 2019-20 college basketball season. Jerry Stackhouse plans to add Nicki Gross, previously the only female assistant coach in the NBA G League, to his Vanderbilt men's basketball staff. A person
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Vanderbilt coach Jerry Stackhouse plans to hire female assistant to staff

SportsPulse: Now that March Madness is over we look ahead to the top 25 teams in the country heading into the 2019-20 college basketball season. Jerry Stackhouse plans to add Nicki Gross, previously the only female assistant coach in the NBA G League, to his Vanderbilt men's basketball staff. A person
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Vanderbilt coach Jerry Stackhouse plans to hire female assistant to staff

SportsPulse: Now that March Madness is over we look ahead to the top 25 teams in the country heading into the 2019-20 college basketball season. Jerry Stackhouse plans to add Nicki Gross, previously the only female assistant coach in the NBA G League, to his Vanderbilt men's basketball staff. A person
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Vanderbilt coach Jerry Stackhouse plans to hire female assistant to staff

SportsPulse: Now that March Madness is over we look ahead to the top 25 teams in the country heading into the 2019-20 college basketball season. Jerry Stackhouse plans to add Nicki Gross, previously the only female assistant coach in the NBA G League, to his Vanderbilt men's basketball staff. A person
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Vanderbilt coach Jerry Stackhouse plans to hire female assistant to staff

SportsPulse: Now that March Madness is over we look ahead to the top 25 teams in the country heading into the 2019-20 college basketball season. Jerry Stackhouse plans to add Nicki Gross, previously the only female assistant coach in the NBA G League, to his Vanderbilt men's basketball staff. A person
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Vanderbilt coach Jerry Stackhouse plans to hire female assistant to staff

SportsPulse: Now that March Madness is over we look ahead to the top 25 teams in the country heading into the 2019-20 college basketball season. Jerry Stackhouse plans to add Nicki Gross, previously the only female assistant coach in the NBA G League, to his Vanderbilt men's basketball staff. A person
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Vanderbilt coach Jerry Stackhouse plans to hire female assistant to staff

SportsPulse: Now that March Madness is over we look ahead to the top 25 teams in the country heading into the 2019-20 college basketball season. Jerry Stackhouse plans to add Nicki Gross, previously the only female assistant coach in the NBA G League, to his Vanderbilt men's basketball staff. A person
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Vanderbilt coach Jerry Stackhouse plans to hire female assistant to staff

SportsPulse: Now that March Madness is over we look ahead to the top 25 teams in the country heading into the 2019-20 college basketball season. Jerry Stackhouse plans to add Nicki Gross, previously the only female assistant coach in the NBA G League, to his Vanderbilt men's basketball staff. A person
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Vanderbilt coach Jerry Stackhouse plans to hire female assistant to staff

SportsPulse: Now that March Madness is over we look ahead to the top 25 teams in the country heading into the 2019-20 college basketball season. Jerry Stackhouse plans to add Nicki Gross, previously the only female assistant coach in the NBA G League, to his Vanderbilt men's basketball staff. A person
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Vanderbilt coach Jerry Stackhouse plans to hire female assistant to staff

SportsPulse: Now that March Madness is over we look ahead to the top 25 teams in the country heading into the 2019-20 college basketball season. Jerry Stackhouse plans to add Nicki Gross, previously the only female assistant coach in the NBA G League, to his Vanderbilt men's basketball staff. A person
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Vanderbilt coach Jerry Stackhouse plans to hire female assistant to staff

SportsPulse: Now that March Madness is over we look ahead to the top 25 teams in the country heading into the 2019-20 college basketball season. Jerry Stackhouse plans to add Nicki Gross, previously the only female assistant coach in the NBA G League, to his Vanderbilt men's basketball staff. A person
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Vanderbilt coach Jerry Stackhouse plans to hire female assistant to staff

SportsPulse: Now that March Madness is over we look ahead to the top 25 teams in the country heading into the 2019-20 college basketball season. Jerry Stackhouse plans to add Nicki Gross, previously the only female assistant coach in the NBA G League, to his Vanderbilt men's basketball staff. A person
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Vanderbilt coach Jerry Stackhouse plans to hire female assistant to staff

SportsPulse: Now that March Madness is over we look ahead to the top 25 teams in the country heading into the 2019-20 college basketball season. Jerry Stackhouse plans to add Nicki Gross, previously the only female assistant coach in the NBA G League, to his Vanderbilt men's basketball staff. A person
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Vanderbilt coach Jerry Stackhouse plans to hire female assistant to staff

SportsPulse: Now that March Madness is over we look ahead to the top 25 teams in the country heading into the 2019-20 college basketball season. Jerry Stackhouse plans to add Nicki Gross, previously the only female assistant coach in the NBA G League, to his Vanderbilt men's basketball staff. A person
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Vanderbilt coach Jerry Stackhouse plans to hire female assistant to staff

SportsPulse: Now that March Madness is over we look ahead to the top 25 teams in the country heading into the 2019-20 college basketball season. Jerry Stackhouse plans to add Nicki Gross, previously the only female assistant coach in the NBA G League, to his Vanderbilt men's basketball staff. A person
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Vanderbilt coach Jerry Stackhouse plans to hire female assistant to staff

SportsPulse: Now that March Madness is over we look ahead to the top 25 teams in the country heading into the 2019-20 college basketball season. Jerry Stackhouse plans to add Nicki Gross, previously the only female assistant coach in the NBA G League, to his Vanderbilt men's basketball staff. A person
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Vanderbilt coach Jerry Stackhouse plans to hire female assistant to staff

SportsPulse: Now that March Madness is over we look ahead to the top 25 teams in the country heading into the 2019-20 college basketball season. Jerry Stackhouse plans to add Nicki Gross, previously the only female assistant coach in the NBA G League, to his Vanderbilt men's basketball staff. A person
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Vanderbilt coach Jerry Stackhouse plans to hire female assistant to staff

SportsPulse: Now that March Madness is over we look ahead to the top 25 teams in the country heading into the 2019-20 college basketball season. Jerry Stackhouse plans to add Nicki Gross, previously the only female assistant coach in the NBA G League, to his Vanderbilt men's basketball staff. A person
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Vanderbilt coach Jerry Stackhouse plans to hire female assistant to staff

SportsPulse: Now that March Madness is over we look ahead to the top 25 teams in the country heading into the 2019-20 college basketball season. Jerry Stackhouse plans to add Nicki Gross, previously the only female assistant coach in the NBA G League, to his Vanderbilt men's basketball staff. A person
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Vanderbilt coach Jerry Stackhouse plans to hire female assistant to staff

SportsPulse: Now that March Madness is over we look ahead to the top 25 teams in the country heading into the 2019-20 college basketball season. Jerry Stackhouse plans to add Nicki Gross, previously the only female assistant coach in the NBA G League, to his Vanderbilt men's basketball staff. A person
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Vanderbilt coach Jerry Stackhouse plans to hire female assistant to staff

SportsPulse: Now that March Madness is over we look ahead to the top 25 teams in the country heading into the 2019-20 college basketball season. Jerry Stackhouse plans to add Nicki Gross, previously the only female assistant coach in the NBA G League, to his Vanderbilt men's basketball staff. A person
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Vanderbilt coach Jerry Stackhouse plans to hire female assistant to staff

SportsPulse: Now that March Madness is over we look ahead to the top 25 teams in the country heading into the 2019-20 college basketball season. Jerry Stackhouse plans to add Nicki Gross, previously the only female assistant coach in the NBA G League, to his Vanderbilt men's basketball staff. A person
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Vanderbilt coach Jerry Stackhouse plans to hire female assistant to staff

SportsPulse: Now that March Madness is over we look ahead to the top 25 teams in the country heading into the 2019-20 college basketball season. Jerry Stackhouse plans to add Nicki Gross, previously the only female assistant coach in the NBA G League, to his Vanderbilt men's basketball staff. A person
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Vanderbilt coach Jerry Stackhouse plans to hire female assistant to staff

SportsPulse: Now that March Madness is over we look ahead to the top 25 teams in the country heading into the 2019-20 college basketball season. Jerry Stackhouse plans to add Nicki Gross, previously the only female assistant coach in the NBA G League, to his Vanderbilt men's basketball staff. A person
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Vanderbilt coach Jerry Stackhouse plans to hire female assistant to staff

SportsPulse: Now that March Madness is over we look ahead to the top 25 teams in the country heading into the 2019-20 college basketball season. Jerry Stackhouse plans to add Nicki Gross, previously the only female assistant coach in the NBA G League, to his Vanderbilt men's basketball staff. A person
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Vanderbilt coach Jerry Stackhouse plans to hire female assistant to staff

SportsPulse: Now that March Madness is over we look ahead to the top 25 teams in the country heading into the 2019-20 college basketball season. Jerry Stackhouse plans to add Nicki Gross, previously the only female assistant coach in the NBA G League, to his Vanderbilt men's basketball staff. A person
Basketball Insiders
April 18

Sources: Grizzlies Hire Rich Cho, Glen Grunwald to Front Office Roles

Memphis Grizzlies are adding two former GM’s to front office, hiring Rich Cho as VP of Basketball Strategy and Glen Grunwald as Senior Advisor, league sources tell ESPN. Memphis expected to make more additions in front office this offseason. Memphis Grizzlies are adding two former GM’s to front office, hiring Rich Cho as VP of […]
CBS Sports
April 18

NBA Playoffs: Caris Levert takes issue with apology from 76ers' Joel Embiid after elbowing Nets teammate in Game 2

Levert didn't appreciate Embiid's laugh-filled apology: 'We didn't really like that. We thought that was kind of disrespectful'
CBS Sports
April 18

NBA Playoffs 2019: Warriors vs. Clippers odds, picks, Game 3 predictions from model on 77-62 roll

SportsLine's advanced computer model simulated Thursday's Warriors vs. Clippers game 10,000 times.
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Virginia In The Draft: Diakite Makes It Four

While it's not clear that Ty Jerome, De'Andre Hunter, Kyle Guy and now Mamade Diakite will stay in the draft - Guy and Diakite, who announced Wednesday, both are leaving the possibility of a return open - who would have thought that Virginia would have more guys in the draft this year than Duke
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Virginia In The Draft: Diakite Makes It Four

While it's not clear that Ty Jerome, De'Andre Hunter, Kyle Guy and now Mamade Diakite will stay in the draft - Guy and Diakite, who announced Wednesday, both are leaving the possibility of a return open - who would have thought that Virginia would have more guys in the draft this year than Duke
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Virginia In The Draft: Diakite Makes It Four

While it's not clear that Ty Jerome, De'Andre Hunter, Kyle Guy and now Mamade Diakite will stay in the draft - Guy and Diakite, who announced Wednesday, both are leaving the possibility of a return open - who would have thought that Virginia would have more guys in the draft this year than Duke
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Virginia In The Draft: Diakite Makes It Four

While it's not clear that Ty Jerome, De'Andre Hunter, Kyle Guy and now Mamade Diakite will stay in the draft - Guy and Diakite, who announced Wednesday, both are leaving the possibility of a return open - who would have thought that Virginia would have more guys in the draft this year than Duke
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Virginia In The Draft: Diakite Makes It Four

While it's not clear that Ty Jerome, De'Andre Hunter, Kyle Guy and now Mamade Diakite will stay in the draft - Guy and Diakite, who announced Wednesday, both are leaving the possibility of a return open - who would have thought that Virginia would have more guys in the draft this year than Duke
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Virginia In The Draft: Diakite Makes It Four

While it's not clear that Ty Jerome, De'Andre Hunter, Kyle Guy and now Mamade Diakite will stay in the draft - Guy and Diakite, who announced Wednesday, both are leaving the possibility of a return open - who would have thought that Virginia would have more guys in the draft this year than Duke
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Danke Fur Alles, Dirk!

It is very likely this off-season will be a new beginning in multiple ways for the Memphis Grizzlies. In what surely will be a very important off-season in the history of the franchise, the coming days and months will contain many decisions that will impact the Grizzlies for years to come. However, there
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Danke Fur Alles, Dirk!

It is very likely this off-season will be a new beginning in multiple ways for the Memphis Grizzlies. In what surely will be a very important off-season in the history of the franchise, the coming days and months will contain many decisions that will impact the Grizzlies for years to come. However, there
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Virginia In The Draft: Diakite Makes It Four

While it's not clear that Ty Jerome, De'Andre Hunter, Kyle Guy and now Mamade Diakite will stay in the draft - Guy and Diakite, who announced Wednesday, both are leaving the possibility of a return open - who would have thought that Virginia would have more guys in the draft this year than Duke
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Blazers news: Rodney Hood admits passive approach has hurt his career

Rodney Hood has had an interesting career arc throughout his five seasons in the league, once a promising young talent for the Utah Jazz, but one that never fully materialized before the franchise decided to ship him to the Cleveland Cavaliers. One stop later now in his career, the Portland Trail Blazers
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Blazers news: Rodney Hood admits passive approach has hurt his career

Rodney Hood has had an interesting career arc throughout his five seasons in the league, once a promising young talent for the Utah Jazz, but one that never fully materialized before the franchise decided to ship him to the Cleveland Cavaliers. One stop later now in his career, the Portland Trail Blazers
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Kawhi and Gasol are the dads the Raptors have been searching for

It wouldn't be fair to suggest past editions of the Raptors lacked leadership. Dwane Casey was the ultimate figurehead, the spire around which an entire era of Toronto basketball was built. DeMar DeRozan had charisma. Revered by his teammates for his hard work and knack for buckets, all the while
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Danke Fur Alles, Dirk!

It is very likely this off-season will be a new beginning in multiple ways for the Memphis Grizzlies. In what surely will be a very important off-season in the history of the franchise, the coming days and months will contain many decisions that will impact the Grizzlies for years to come. However, there
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Blazers news: Rodney Hood admits passive approach has hurt his career

Rodney Hood has had an interesting career arc throughout his five seasons in the league, once a promising young talent for the Utah Jazz, but one that never fully materialized before the franchise decided to ship him to the Cleveland Cavaliers. One stop later now in his career, the Portland Trail Blazers
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Danke Fur Alles, Dirk!

It is very likely this off-season will be a new beginning in multiple ways for the Memphis Grizzlies. In what surely will be a very important off-season in the history of the franchise, the coming days and months will contain many decisions that will impact the Grizzlies for years to come. However, there
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Kawhi and Gasol are the dads the Raptors have been searching for

It wouldn't be fair to suggest past editions of the Raptors lacked leadership. Dwane Casey was the ultimate figurehead, the spire around which an entire era of Toronto basketball was built. DeMar DeRozan had charisma. Revered by his teammates for his hard work and knack for buckets, all the while
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Blazers news: Rodney Hood admits passive approach has hurt his career

Rodney Hood has had an interesting career arc throughout his five seasons in the league, once a promising young talent for the Utah Jazz, but one that never fully materialized before the franchise decided to ship him to the Cleveland Cavaliers. One stop later now in his career, the Portland Trail Blazers
Yahoo Sports
April 18

2019 Rockets have a little 2014 Spurs in them

June 15th, 2014 the Spurs completed a gentleman's sweep of the back to back defending champions. The Miami Heat looked overmatched the entire series as a Spurs team motivated from their epic collapse the season before seeked revenge. Lebron James while playing pretty well (28.2p, 7.8r, 4.0a on 57.1%
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Blazers news: Rodney Hood admits passive approach has hurt his career

Rodney Hood has had an interesting career arc throughout his five seasons in the league, once a promising young talent for the Utah Jazz, but one that never fully materialized before the franchise decided to ship him to the Cleveland Cavaliers. One stop later now in his career, the Portland Trail Blazers
Yahoo Sports
April 18

2019 Rockets have a little 2014 Spurs in them

June 15th, 2014 the Spurs completed a gentleman's sweep of the back to back defending champions. The Miami Heat looked overmatched the entire series as a Spurs team motivated from their epic collapse the season before seeked revenge. Lebron James while playing pretty well (28.2p, 7.8r, 4.0a on 57.1%
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Kawhi and Gasol are the dads the Raptors have been searching for

It wouldn't be fair to suggest past editions of the Raptors lacked leadership. Dwane Casey was the ultimate figurehead, the spire around which an entire era of Toronto basketball was built. DeMar DeRozan had charisma. Revered by his teammates for his hard work and knack for buckets, all the while
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Blazers-Thunder Game 2 Dominated TV Ratings

The feisty matchup between the 3-seed Portland Trail Blazers and 6-seed Oklahoma City Thunder was outlined from the start as one of the series to watch. So far, it has not disappointed, with a closing second victory by Portland in Game 1 and an intense bout between the teams in Game 2. As Joseph Rejent
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Blazers news: Rodney Hood admits passive approach has hurt his career

Rodney Hood has had an interesting career arc throughout his five seasons in the league, once a promising young talent for the Utah Jazz, but one that never fully materialized before the franchise decided to ship him to the Cleveland Cavaliers. One stop later now in his career, the Portland Trail Blazers
Yahoo Sports
April 18

How Zion Williamson would fit with the Hawks

The prodigy is officially on his way to the big leagues. Though the decision was never truly in question, Duke superstar Zion Williamson recently declared for the NBA draft. The likely number-one overall pick has become a household name as a college player–a feat rarely accomplished in a world where
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Virginia In The Draft: Diakite Makes It Four

While it's not clear that Ty Jerome, De'Andre Hunter, Kyle Guy and now Mamade Diakite will stay in the draft - Guy and Diakite, who announced Wednesday, both are leaving the possibility of a return open - who would have thought that Virginia would have more guys in the draft this year than Duke
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Blazers news: Rodney Hood admits passive approach has hurt his career

Rodney Hood has had an interesting career arc throughout his five seasons in the league, once a promising young talent for the Utah Jazz, but one that never fully materialized before the franchise decided to ship him to the Cleveland Cavaliers. One stop later now in his career, the Portland Trail Blazers
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Virginia In The Draft: Diakite Makes It Four

While it's not clear that Ty Jerome, De'Andre Hunter, Kyle Guy and now Mamade Diakite will stay in the draft - Guy and Diakite, who announced Wednesday, both are leaving the possibility of a return open - who would have thought that Virginia would have more guys in the draft this year than Duke
Yahoo Sports
April 18

2019 Rockets have a little 2014 Spurs in them

June 15th, 2014 the Spurs completed a gentleman's sweep of the back to back defending champions. The Miami Heat looked overmatched the entire series as a Spurs team motivated from their epic collapse the season before seeked revenge. Lebron James while playing pretty well (28.2p, 7.8r, 4.0a on 57.1%
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Blazers-Thunder Game 2 Dominated TV Ratings

The feisty matchup between the 3-seed Portland Trail Blazers and 6-seed Oklahoma City Thunder was outlined from the start as one of the series to watch. So far, it has not disappointed, with a closing second victory by Portland in Game 1 and an intense bout between the teams in Game 2. As Joseph Rejent
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Blazers news: Rodney Hood admits passive approach has hurt his career

Rodney Hood has had an interesting career arc throughout his five seasons in the league, once a promising young talent for the Utah Jazz, but one that never fully materialized before the franchise decided to ship him to the Cleveland Cavaliers. One stop later now in his career, the Portland Trail Blazers
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Virginia In The Draft: Diakite Makes It Four

While it's not clear that Ty Jerome, De'Andre Hunter, Kyle Guy and now Mamade Diakite will stay in the draft - Guy and Diakite, who announced Wednesday, both are leaving the possibility of a return open - who would have thought that Virginia would have more guys in the draft this year than Duke
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Kawhi and Gasol are the dads the Raptors have been searching for

It wouldn't be fair to suggest past editions of the Raptors lacked leadership. Dwane Casey was the ultimate figurehead, the spire around which an entire era of Toronto basketball was built. DeMar DeRozan had charisma. Revered by his teammates for his hard work and knack for buckets, all the while
Yahoo Sports
April 18

2019 Rockets have a little 2014 Spurs in them

June 15th, 2014 the Spurs completed a gentleman's sweep of the back to back defending champions. The Miami Heat looked overmatched the entire series as a Spurs team motivated from their epic collapse the season before seeked revenge. Lebron James while playing pretty well (28.2p, 7.8r, 4.0a on 57.1%
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Blazers news: Rodney Hood admits passive approach has hurt his career

Rodney Hood has had an interesting career arc throughout his five seasons in the league, once a promising young talent for the Utah Jazz, but one that never fully materialized before the franchise decided to ship him to the Cleveland Cavaliers. One stop later now in his career, the Portland Trail Blazers
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Virginia In The Draft: Diakite Makes It Four

While it's not clear that Ty Jerome, De'Andre Hunter, Kyle Guy and now Mamade Diakite will stay in the draft - Guy and Diakite, who announced Wednesday, both are leaving the possibility of a return open - who would have thought that Virginia would have more guys in the draft this year than Duke
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Lonzo Ball says his 'primary choice' was always to stay with Lakers, despite reports he demanded deal to Suns amidst Anthony Davis trade rumors

When the Los Angeles Lakers didn't deal Lonzo Ball at the NBA deadline despite rampant Anthony Davis trade rumors for the entire week preceding it, his reaction was simple: To excitedly take to Instagram and celebrate: Ball said on Bleacher Report's “House of Highlights” show that as funny and
Yahoo Sports
April 18

2019 Rockets have a little 2014 Spurs in them

June 15th, 2014 the Spurs completed a gentleman's sweep of the back to back defending champions. The Miami Heat looked overmatched the entire series as a Spurs team motivated from their epic collapse the season before seeked revenge. Lebron James while playing pretty well (28.2p, 7.8r, 4.0a on 57.1%
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Virginia In The Draft: Diakite Makes It Four

While it's not clear that Ty Jerome, De'Andre Hunter, Kyle Guy and now Mamade Diakite will stay in the draft - Guy and Diakite, who announced Wednesday, both are leaving the possibility of a return open - who would have thought that Virginia would have more guys in the draft this year than Duke
Yahoo Sports
April 18

2019 Rockets have a little 2014 Spurs in them

June 15th, 2014 the Spurs completed a gentleman's sweep of the back to back defending champions. The Miami Heat looked overmatched the entire series as a Spurs team motivated from their epic collapse the season before seeked revenge. Lebron James while playing pretty well (28.2p, 7.8r, 4.0a on 57.1%
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Clippers: Jerry West says Clippers have a different kind of fanbase than the Lakers

The Los Angeles Clippers have been the basketball team to beat in Los Angeles for some time, and yet their in-city rivals, the Los Angeles Lakers, continue to get most of the buzz. Despite this, however, many on the Clippers believe that the fanbases for both teams couldn't be any more different.
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Sixers news: Brett Brown discusses Joel Embiid's status for Game 3 vs. Nets

Less than an hour away from tipoff at Barclays Center, the status of Joel Embiid remains unknown. Coach Brett Brown said during pre-game media availability that the Philadelphia 76ers superstar big man is a game-time decision for Game 3 of his team's first-round series against the Brooklyn Nets.
Yahoo Sports
April 18

2019 Rockets have a little 2014 Spurs in them

June 15th, 2014 the Spurs completed a gentleman's sweep of the back to back defending champions. The Miami Heat looked overmatched the entire series as a Spurs team motivated from their epic collapse the season before seeked revenge. Lebron James while playing pretty well (28.2p, 7.8r, 4.0a on 57.1%
Yahoo Sports
April 18

2019 Rockets have a little 2014 Spurs in them

June 15th, 2014 the Spurs completed a gentleman's sweep of the back to back defending champions. The Miami Heat looked overmatched the entire series as a Spurs team motivated from their epic collapse the season before seeked revenge. Lebron James while playing pretty well (28.2p, 7.8r, 4.0a on 57.1%
Yahoo Sports
April 18

Kawhi and Gasol are the dads the Raptors have been searching for

It wouldn't be fair to suggest past editions of the Raptors lacked leadership. Dwane Casey was the ultimate figurehead, the spire around which an entire era of Toronto basketball was built. DeMar DeRozan had charisma. Revered by his teammates for his hard work and knack for buckets, all the while
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April 18

2019 Rockets have a little 2014 Spurs in them

June 15th, 2014 the Spurs completed a gentleman's sweep of the back to back defending champions. The Miami Heat looked overmatched the entire series as a Spurs team motivated from their epic collapse the season before seeked revenge. Lebron James while playing pretty well (28.2p, 7.8r, 4.0a on 57.1%
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April 18

Bucks news: Giannis Antetokounmpo says his frustration in Game 2 was because of his body hurting

The Milwaukee Bucks came away with another lopsided victory against the Detroit Pistons on Thursday night to secure a 2-0 advantage in their first-round playoffs matchup. As it turns out, Bucks superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo was not feeling one hundred percent in this one, and the 24-year-old later
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April 18

Irving scores 37, Celtics beat Pacers 99-91 for 2-game lead

A poor third quarter did the Indiana Pacers in during Game 1 of their first-round series with the Boston Celtics. In Game 2, Boston seized on a fourth-quarter collapse by Indiana. Kyrie Irving scored 37 points and Boston rallied late in the fourth quarter to beat Indiana 99-91 Wednesday night and take
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April 18

2019 Rockets have a little 2014 Spurs in them

June 15th, 2014 the Spurs completed a gentleman's sweep of the back to back defending champions. The Miami Heat looked overmatched the entire series as a Spurs team motivated from their epic collapse the season before seeked revenge. Lebron James while playing pretty well (28.2p, 7.8r, 4.0a on 57.1%
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April 18

Kawhi and Gasol are the dads the Raptors have been searching for

It wouldn't be fair to suggest past editions of the Raptors lacked leadership. Dwane Casey was the ultimate figurehead, the spire around which an entire era of Toronto basketball was built. DeMar DeRozan had charisma. Revered by his teammates for his hard work and knack for buckets, all the while
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April 18

Danke Fur Alles, Dirk!

It is very likely this off-season will be a new beginning in multiple ways for the Memphis Grizzlies. In what surely will be a very important off-season in the history of the franchise, the coming days and months will contain many decisions that will impact the Grizzlies for years to come. However, there
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April 18

Denver Nuggets: Feels like the first time

The first year my club soccer team made it to the “postseason”, we ended up in a round robin tourney in Colorado Springs to see which teams would go on to Regionals. The winners of that regional tourney would go on to Nationals. We didn't even make it fully through the weekend in the Springs, after
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April 18

Denver Nuggets: Feels like the first time

The first year my club soccer team made it to the “postseason”, we ended up in a round robin tourney in Colorado Springs to see which teams would go on to Regionals. The winners of that regional tourney would go on to Nationals. We didn't even make it fully through the weekend in the Springs, after
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April 17

NBA odds, picks, lines, predictions, Playoffs schedule, best bets for Apr. 17: This three-way parlay pays 6-1

SportsLine's top experts are going big with an NBA parlay
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April 17

NBA Playoffs 2019: Bucks vs. Pistons odds, picks, Game 2 predictions from model on 77-62 roll

SportsLine's advanced computer model simulated Wednesday's Bucks vs. Pistons game 10,000 times.
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April 17

South Carolina freshman AJ Lawson declares for NBA draft

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- South Carolina guard A.J. Lawson is declaring for the NBA draft. He is not signing with an agent and leaving open the option to return to school.
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April 17

What Celtics Learn From Warriors' Record NBA Playoff Collapse Vs. Clippers

The Boston Celtics have a good reason why their sense of shock quickly gave way to education. The Golden State Warriors' epic collapse against the Los Angeles Clippers on Monday night in Game 2 of their first-round NBA playoff series reinforced lessons the Celtics recently learned about playing hard
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April 17

Spurs vs. Nuggets: Jamal Murray saves Denver's season with clutch fourth-quarter heroics in Game 2 comeback win

Murray scored 21 of his 24 points in the fourth quarter to lead the Nuggets to a 19-point comeback over the Spurs
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April 17

NBA Playoffs Star Power Index: Damian Lillard launching all-out assault on Russell Westbrook, and his remaining doubters

Portland's star reminds us that he's among the NBA's best, props to Jamal Murray and Lou Williams and K.D. needs to wake up
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April 17

Damian Lillard dials from long distance in the third quarter

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April 17

Antetokounpo leads Bucks past Pistons for 2-0 series lead

Antetokounpo leads Bucks past Pistons for 2-0 series lead Saddled with early foul trouble and faced with an aggressive defensive scheme that kept him in check for the first two quarters, Giannis Antetokounmpo set the tone immediately in the second half. Antetokounmpo scored 13 of his 26 points in Milwaukee
Basketball Insiders
April 17

Sources: DeMarcus Cousins Diagnosed with Torn Left Quad

Warriors All-Star DeMarcus Cousins has been diagnosed with a torn left quad, league sources tell @TheAthleticNBA @Stadium. Devastating for Cousins, who had MRI early this morning. Warriors All-Star DeMarcus Cousins has been diagnosed with a torn left quad, league sources tell @TheAthleticNBA @Stadium. Devastating for Cousins, who had MRI early this morning. — Shams Charania […]
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April 17

Anatomy of Denver Nuggets' Historic 19-Point Comeback vs. Spurs

When the San Antonio Spurs' Rudy Gay drove into the lane and scored against the Nuggets with 4:28 remaining in the third quarter, it appeared as if the Denver Nuggets would fall to behind two games in its first-round series. After all, that drive pushed San Antonio's lead to 77-59—an 18-point
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April 17
Hamidou Diallo Out At Least Four Weeks With Right Elbow Surgery
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April 17

Sources: Bismack Biyombo to Exercise Player Option

Charlotte Hornets center Bismack Biyombo has exercised his $17M player option for 2019-20 season, league sources tell @TheAthleticNBA @Stadium. Charlotte Hornets center Bismack Biyombo has exercised his $17M player option for 2019-20 season, league sources tell @TheAthleticNBA @Stadium. — Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) April 16, 2019 Source: Shams Charania on Twitter
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April 17

Greg Oden on IU's Romeo Langford declaring for NBA draft: 'I hope he's healthy'

The former No. 1 NBA draft pick said he would have liked to see the IU freshman return for another season. COLUMBUS, Ohio – An avid IU fan, having grown up in the Hoosier state, Greg Oden said he watched every move of Romeo Langford's freshman season. Oden knew the things to look for. A slight grimace
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April 17

Greg Oden on IU's Romeo Langford declaring for NBA draft: 'I hope he's healthy'

The former No. 1 NBA draft pick said he would have liked to see the IU freshman return for another season. COLUMBUS, Ohio – An avid IU fan, having grown up in the Hoosier state, Greg Oden said he watched every move of Romeo Langford's freshman season. Oden knew the things to look for. A slight grimace
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April 17

Greg Oden on IU's Romeo Langford declaring for NBA draft: 'I hope he's healthy'

The former No. 1 NBA draft pick said he would have liked to see the IU freshman return for another season. COLUMBUS, Ohio – An avid IU fan, having grown up in the Hoosier state, Greg Oden said he watched every move of Romeo Langford's freshman season. Oden knew the things to look for. A slight grimace
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April 17

Greg Oden on IU's Romeo Langford declaring for NBA draft: 'I hope he's healthy'

The former No. 1 NBA draft pick said he would have liked to see the IU freshman return for another season. COLUMBUS, Ohio – An avid IU fan, having grown up in the Hoosier state, Greg Oden said he watched every move of Romeo Langford's freshman season. Oden knew the things to look for. A slight grimace
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April 17

Greg Oden on IU's Romeo Langford declaring for NBA draft: 'I hope he's healthy'

The former No. 1 NBA draft pick said he would have liked to see the IU freshman return for another season. COLUMBUS, Ohio – An avid IU fan, having grown up in the Hoosier state, Greg Oden said he watched every move of Romeo Langford's freshman season. Oden knew the things to look for. A slight grimace
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April 17

GAME RECAP: Nuggets 114, Spurs 105

Jamal Murray leads Denver in a comeback win over San Antonio with 24 points and four assists.
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April 17

Denver Nuggets rally past San Antonio Spurs for NBA playoffs Game 2 win

SportsPulse: While the first four series completed are now all tied at one apiece the Trail Blazers made sure to break that streak by going up 2-0 on the Thunder. DENVER (AP) — Jamal Murray just couldn't get the bad taste out of his mouth, and even a bite of pretzel he poached from a kid after tumbling
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April 17

Must-See: Lillard beats 3Q buzzer with mean step-back

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April 17

'We Believe' T-shirt trolls Warriors, recalls Clippers' 31-point comeback

Despite their valiant Game 2 comeback, the Clippers probably aren't long for their best-of-seven first-round NBA playoff series against the Warriors. So, their fans should have some fun with it. Los Angeles, of course, erased a 31-point deficit on its way to a 135-131 victory Monday night, the largest
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April 17

NBA Playoffs 2019: Celtics vs. Pacers odds, picks, predictions for Game 2 from model on 77-62 roll

SportsLine's advanced computer model simulated Wednesday's Celtics vs. Pacers game 10,000 times
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April 17

NBA Playoffs: Russell Westbrook takes full responsibility for Game 2 loss as Thunder sit in 2-0 series hole vs. Blazers

The OKC star is accepting blame for the team's Game 2 loss: 'I've got to play better'
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April 17

Magic Have the Home-Court Edge Now...And That Should Give Them Plenty of Confidence

- The Raptors, desperate for a win after dropping Game 1, did what they were supposed to do in Game 2 – play extremely physical and at a fast and furious pace. As many expected he would be, Toronto's MVP candidate, Kawhi Leonard, was unstoppable, erupting for 37 points on an incredibly efficient
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April 17

Harden's triple-double helps Rockets rout Jazz again

Harden's triple-double helps Rockets rout Jazz again James Harden put on an MVP performance with 32 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists to lead the Houston Rockets to a second straight rout of the Utah Jazz, 118-98, on Wednesday night for a 2-0 lead in the first-round playoff series. Harden, who recorded
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April 17

Horford Questionable for Game 2 Due to Illness

The Boston Celtics added an unexpected name to their injury report Wednesday. Forward Al Horford is questionable for Wednesday night's Game 2 of the Celtics' first-round NBA playoff matchup with the Indiana Pacers due to illness, the team announced. Horford obviously would be a significant loss
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April 17

Horford Questionable for Game 2 Due to Illness

The Boston Celtics added an unexpected name to their injury report Wednesday. Forward Al Horford is questionable for Wednesday night's Game 2 of the Celtics' first-round NBA playoff matchup with the Indiana Pacers due to illness, the team announced. Horford obviously would be a significant loss
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April 17

Magic vs. Raptors Game 2: Toronto's Kyle Lowry bounced back in a big way, and it wasn't about his 22 points

Toronto's All-Star guard played like his fiery self in a blowout win
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April 17

Leonard, Raptors rout Magic; Murray rallies Nuggets

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April 17

NBA playoffs wrap 2019: Raptors cruise to win over Magic; Nuggets come back to top Spurs

Second-seeded Toronto improved considerably, and Kawhi Leonard was simply unstoppable against Orlando. The Raptors responded to their Game 1 loss with a 111-82 victory over the Magic on Tuesday. Second-seeded Toronto improved considerably, and Kawhi Leonard was simply unstoppable against Orlando. Leonard
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April 17

NBA playoffs wrap 2019: Raptors cruise to win over Magic; Nuggets come back to top Spurs

Second-seeded Toronto improved considerably, and Kawhi Leonard was simply unstoppable against Orlando. The Raptors responded to their Game 1 loss with a 111-82 victory over the Magic on Tuesday. Second-seeded Toronto improved considerably, and Kawhi Leonard was simply unstoppable against Orlando. Leonard
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April 17

NBA playoffs wrap 2019: Raptors cruise to win over Magic; Nuggets come back to top Spurs

Second-seeded Toronto improved considerably, and Kawhi Leonard was simply unstoppable against Orlando. The Raptors responded to their Game 1 loss with a 111-82 victory over the Magic on Tuesday. Second-seeded Toronto improved considerably, and Kawhi Leonard was simply unstoppable against Orlando. Leonard
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April 17

Virginia star Kyle Guy declares for NBA draft but with a caveat

Virginia star guard Kyle Guy posted on social media Tuesday that he's declaring for the NBA draft and will sign with an agent. Under new NCAA rules this season, players are able to sign with agents and gauge their draft stock with NBA teams before returning to their collegiate teams without burning
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April 17

Virginia star Kyle Guy declares for NBA draft but with a caveat

Virginia star guard Kyle Guy posted on social media Tuesday that he's declaring for the NBA draft and will sign with an agent. Under new NCAA rules this season, players are able to sign with agents and gauge their draft stock with NBA teams before returning to their collegiate teams without burning
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April 17

Virginia star Kyle Guy declares for NBA draft but with a caveat

Virginia star guard Kyle Guy posted on social media Tuesday that he's declaring for the NBA draft and will sign with an agent. Under new NCAA rules this season, players are able to sign with agents and gauge their draft stock with NBA teams before returning to their collegiate teams without burning
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April 17

Bucks look to avoid Warrior-like misstep versus Pistons in Game 2

* Tonight on NBA TV: Game 2, Pistons vs. Bucks (8 ET)
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April 17

NBA Playoffs 2019: Rockets vs. Jazz Game 2 score, series schedule, results, TV channel, online stream, odds, matchups

The No. 4 Rockets took a 2-0 lead over the No. 5 Jazz on Wednesday night
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April 17

NBA Notes: James Harden toys with Utah Jazz; Damian Lillard quiets OKC Thunder

Just before Game 2 of the first-round series between the Utah Jazz and Houston Rockets tipped off Wednesday night, Shaquille O'Neal said on TNT's studio show, “We'll have to see if the Jazz play old-school defense or gimmick defense.” Utah lost Sunday's opener 122-90. Of all the talk
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April 17

NBA Notes: James Harden toys with Utah Jazz; Damian Lillard quiets OKC Thunder

Just before Game 2 of the first-round series between the Utah Jazz and Houston Rockets tipped off Wednesday night, Shaquille O'Neal said on TNT's studio show, “We'll have to see if the Jazz play old-school defense or gimmick defense.” Utah lost Sunday's opener 122-90. Of all the talk
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April 17

NBA Notes: James Harden toys with Utah Jazz; Damian Lillard quiets OKC Thunder

Just before Game 2 of the first-round series between the Utah Jazz and Houston Rockets tipped off Wednesday night, Shaquille O'Neal said on TNT's studio show, “We'll have to see if the Jazz play old-school defense or gimmick defense.” Utah lost Sunday's opener 122-90. Of all the talk
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April 17

NBA Notes: James Harden toys with Utah Jazz; Damian Lillard quiets OKC Thunder

Just before Game 2 of the first-round series between the Utah Jazz and Houston Rockets tipped off Wednesday night, Shaquille O'Neal said on TNT's studio show, “We'll have to see if the Jazz play old-school defense or gimmick defense.” Utah lost Sunday's opener 122-90. Of all the talk
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April 17

NBA Notes: James Harden toys with Utah Jazz; Damian Lillard quiets OKC Thunder

Just before Game 2 of the first-round series between the Utah Jazz and Houston Rockets tipped off Wednesday night, Shaquille O'Neal said on TNT's studio show, “We'll have to see if the Jazz play old-school defense or gimmick defense.” Utah lost Sunday's opener 122-90. Of all the talk
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April 17

NBA Notes: James Harden toys with Utah Jazz; Damian Lillard quiets OKC Thunder

Just before Game 2 of the first-round series between the Utah Jazz and Houston Rockets tipped off Wednesday night, Shaquille O'Neal said on TNT's studio show, “We'll have to see if the Jazz play old-school defense or gimmick defense.” Utah lost Sunday's opener 122-90. Of all the talk
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April 17

NBA Notes: James Harden toys with Utah Jazz; Damian Lillard quiets OKC Thunder

Just before Game 2 of the first-round series between the Utah Jazz and Houston Rockets tipped off Wednesday night, Shaquille O'Neal said on TNT's studio show, “We'll have to see if the Jazz play old-school defense or gimmick defense.” Utah lost Sunday's opener 122-90. Of all the talk
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April 17

2019 NBA Playoffs: Watch Bucks vs. Pistons Game 2, series schedule, results, TV channel, online stream, matchups, odds

The No. 1 seed Bucks own a 1-0 lead over the No. 8 seed Pistons in the opening round
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April 17

Which NBA Playoff Teams Have The Most Star Power?

The NBA playoffs can sometimes come down to key role players knocking down clutch shots in important moments. But mostly, it’s all about the stars. The league revolves around its top players more than any other sport, and those players usually determine where the championship resides each season. So
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April 17

Top mission for the Mavs this offseason, and how Dirk Nowitzki stacks up against other great power forwards

Newy Scruggs, sports anchor at NBC5 in Dallas-Fort Worth (KXAS-TV) and radio host weekly from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on NBC Sports Radio Sirius XM 213/202 and NBCSportsRadio.com, answered questions in a live chat recently. Check out the highlights: Are the Mavs better off with Luka Doncic running the point
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April 17

Top mission for the Mavs this offseason, and how Dirk Nowitzki stacks up against other great power forwards

Newy Scruggs, sports anchor at NBC5 in Dallas-Fort Worth (KXAS-TV) and radio host weekly from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on NBC Sports Radio Sirius XM 213/202 and NBCSportsRadio.com, answered questions in a live chat recently. Check out the highlights: Are the Mavs better off with Luka Doncic running the point
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Top mission for the Mavs this offseason, and how Dirk Nowitzki stacks up against other great power forwards

Newy Scruggs, sports anchor at NBC5 in Dallas-Fort Worth (KXAS-TV) and radio host weekly from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on NBC Sports Radio Sirius XM 213/202 and NBCSportsRadio.com, answered questions in a live chat recently. Check out the highlights: Are the Mavs better off with Luka Doncic running the point
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Top mission for the Mavs this offseason, and how Dirk Nowitzki stacks up against other great power forwards

Newy Scruggs, sports anchor at NBC5 in Dallas-Fort Worth (KXAS-TV) and radio host weekly from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on NBC Sports Radio Sirius XM 213/202 and NBCSportsRadio.com, answered questions in a live chat recently. Check out the highlights: Are the Mavs better off with Luka Doncic running the point
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Top mission for the Mavs this offseason, and how Dirk Nowitzki stacks up against other great power forwards

Newy Scruggs, sports anchor at NBC5 in Dallas-Fort Worth (KXAS-TV) and radio host weekly from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on NBC Sports Radio Sirius XM 213/202 and NBCSportsRadio.com, answered questions in a live chat recently. Check out the highlights: Are the Mavs better off with Luka Doncic running the point
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April 17

Top mission for the Mavs this offseason, and how Dirk Nowitzki stacks up against other great power forwards

Newy Scruggs, sports anchor at NBC5 in Dallas-Fort Worth (KXAS-TV) and radio host weekly from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on NBC Sports Radio Sirius XM 213/202 and NBCSportsRadio.com, answered questions in a live chat recently. Check out the highlights: Are the Mavs better off with Luka Doncic running the point
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Top mission for the Mavs this offseason, and how Dirk Nowitzki stacks up against other great power forwards

Newy Scruggs, sports anchor at NBC5 in Dallas-Fort Worth (KXAS-TV) and radio host weekly from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on NBC Sports Radio Sirius XM 213/202 and NBCSportsRadio.com, answered questions in a live chat recently. Check out the highlights: Are the Mavs better off with Luka Doncic running the point
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Top mission for the Mavs this offseason, and how Dirk Nowitzki stacks up against other great power forwards

Newy Scruggs, sports anchor at NBC5 in Dallas-Fort Worth (KXAS-TV) and radio host weekly from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on NBC Sports Radio Sirius XM 213/202 and NBCSportsRadio.com, answered questions in a live chat recently. Check out the highlights: Are the Mavs better off with Luka Doncic running the point
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Top mission for the Mavs this offseason, and how Dirk Nowitzki stacks up against other great power forwards

Newy Scruggs, sports anchor at NBC5 in Dallas-Fort Worth (KXAS-TV) and radio host weekly from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on NBC Sports Radio Sirius XM 213/202 and NBCSportsRadio.com, answered questions in a live chat recently. Check out the highlights: Are the Mavs better off with Luka Doncic running the point
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Top mission for the Mavs this offseason, and how Dirk Nowitzki stacks up against other great power forwards

Newy Scruggs, sports anchor at NBC5 in Dallas-Fort Worth (KXAS-TV) and radio host weekly from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on NBC Sports Radio Sirius XM 213/202 and NBCSportsRadio.com, answered questions in a live chat recently. Check out the highlights: Are the Mavs better off with Luka Doncic running the point
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Top mission for the Mavs this offseason, and how Dirk Nowitzki stacks up against other great power forwards

Newy Scruggs, sports anchor at NBC5 in Dallas-Fort Worth (KXAS-TV) and radio host weekly from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on NBC Sports Radio Sirius XM 213/202 and NBCSportsRadio.com, answered questions in a live chat recently. Check out the highlights: Are the Mavs better off with Luka Doncic running the point
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Top mission for the Mavs this offseason, and how Dirk Nowitzki stacks up against other great power forwards

Newy Scruggs, sports anchor at NBC5 in Dallas-Fort Worth (KXAS-TV) and radio host weekly from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on NBC Sports Radio Sirius XM 213/202 and NBCSportsRadio.com, answered questions in a live chat recently. Check out the highlights: Are the Mavs better off with Luka Doncic running the point
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Top mission for the Mavs this offseason, and how Dirk Nowitzki stacks up against other great power forwards

Newy Scruggs, sports anchor at NBC5 in Dallas-Fort Worth (KXAS-TV) and radio host weekly from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on NBC Sports Radio Sirius XM 213/202 and NBCSportsRadio.com, answered questions in a live chat recently. Check out the highlights: Are the Mavs better off with Luka Doncic running the point
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Top mission for the Mavs this offseason, and how Dirk Nowitzki stacks up against other great power forwards

Newy Scruggs, sports anchor at NBC5 in Dallas-Fort Worth (KXAS-TV) and radio host weekly from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on NBC Sports Radio Sirius XM 213/202 and NBCSportsRadio.com, answered questions in a live chat recently. Check out the highlights: Are the Mavs better off with Luka Doncic running the point
CBS Sports
April 17

NBA Playoffs 2019: Watch Celtics vs. Pacers Game 2, series schedule, results, TV channel, online stream, odds, picks

The No. 4 seed Celtics took a 1-0 lead over the No. 5 seed Pacers in their opening round series
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April 17

Virginia Tech’s Kerry Blackshear is the most influential transfer on the market

Blackshear left Virginia Tech, but also declared for the NBA draft.
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Jazz make adjustments ahead of Game 2 vs. Rockets

Just one game into this Western Conference first-round series and Utah coach Quin Snyder has opened himself up to criticism for the defensive strategy the Jazz employed on Sunday in Game 1 against arguably the most formidable scorer in the NBA: Rockets guard James Harden. How that gambit worked, ignoring
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April 17

Bucks look to extend lead over Pistons in Game 2

The Milwaukee Bucks' first game in decades as a consensus favorite to reach the NBA Finals could not have gone much better Saturday night. Unfortunately for the Detroit Pistons, that meant their attempt to win a playoff game for the first time in 11 years could not have gone much worse. The top-seeded
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April 17

Why it might be best for Joel Embiid to be more Shaq than KAT

With Embiid forgetting about threes and imposing his will in the paint, the 76ers found some postseason mojo.
CBS Sports
April 17

NBA playoffs scores, highlights, results: Nuggets even series with Spurs; Raptors crush Magic; Blazers blow out Thunder

There were three NBA playoff games on a busy Tuesday night
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April 17

NBA Playoffs: Jamal Murray saves Nuggets' season with clutch fourth-quarter heroics in Game 2 comeback win over Spurs

Murray scored 21 of his 24 points in the fourth quarter to lead the Nuggets to a 19-point comeback over the Spurs
CBS Sports
April 17

NBA Playoffs: DeMarcus Cousins' quad injury is worse for him than the Warriors, who have other problems to worry about

Let's start with that defense that gave up 85 second-half points to the Clippers
CBS Sports
April 17

NBA Playoffs 2019: Kyle Lowry bounced back in big way for Raptors in Game 2 vs. Magic, and it wasn't about his points

Toronto's All-Star guard played like his fiery self in a blowout win
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Zags’ shot-blocking Clarke to enter NBA draft

Clarke was one of the five best players in college basketball last season.
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Zags' shot-blocking Clarke to enter NBA draft

SPOKANE, Wash. — Gonzaga forward Brandon Clarke, who led the nation in blocked shots this season, plans to skip his senior year and enter the NBA draft. Clarke is No. 12 in the ESPN rankings of top NBA prospects. Under new NCAA rules, the junior can sign with an agent and still return to school if he
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Diakite becomes fourth from UVA to pursue NBA

The question everyone is now asking: Hoos going to be on Virginia next year? I'll see myself out.
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Clippers rookie guards Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and Landry Shamet form solid bond

“Him and I are starting to figure each other out. He made the perfect read. Iggy came over and helped, he threw it to me. I still don't know how he got it too me. Hell of a pass. But, I love playing with Shai. He's an unselfish guy. He's aggressive, looks to get his own, but also understands
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Clippers rookie guards Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and Landry Shamet form solid bond

Two of the Clippers' rookie guards have developed chemistry in a short period of time together, the proof of that on display in a crucial moment when Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and Landry Shamet worked in unison to provide their team with the shot heard around the NBA. It all started with veteran Lou
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April 17

Clippers rookie guards Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and Landry Shamet form solid bond

“Him and I are starting to figure each other out. He made the perfect read. Iggy came over and helped, he threw it to me. I still don't know how he got it too me. Hell of a pass. But, I love playing with Shai. He's an unselfish guy. He's aggressive, looks to get his own, but also understands
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Clippers rookie guards Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and Landry Shamet form solid bond

“Him and I are starting to figure each other out. He made the perfect read. Iggy came over and helped, he threw it to me. I still don't know how he got it too me. Hell of a pass. But, I love playing with Shai. He's an unselfish guy. He's aggressive, looks to get his own, but also understands
FOX Sports
April 17

Celtics beat Pacers 99-91 to take 2-0 series lead

NBA Playoff Capsules
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April 17

Celtics beat Pacers 99-91 to take 2-0 series lead

BOSTON (AP) — Kyrie Irving scored 37 points and the Boston Celtics rallied late in the fourth quarter to beat the Indiana Pacers 99-91 on Wednesday night for a 2-0 lead in the first-round series Coming out of a timeout with a chance for Indiana to tie it, the Pacers' Wesley Matthews threw an inbounds
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April 17

NBA Playoffs 2019: Celtics vs. Pacers Game 2 score, series schedule, results, TV channel, online stream, odds

The No. 4 seed Celtics took a 1-0 lead over the No. 5 seed Pacers in their opening round series
FOX Sports
April 17
Antetokounpo leads Bucks past Pistons for 2-0 series lead
CBS Sports
April 17

NBA DFS: James Harden and top picks for April 17 FanDuel, DraftKings daily fantasy basketball lineups

Mike McClure, a DFS pro with almost $2 million in career earnings, gives optimal lineup advice
CBS Sports
April 17

NBA playoffs scores, highlights, results: Celtics, Bucks take 2-0 series leads; Rockets host Jazz in Game 2

The postseason continues on Wednesday evening with three games on tap
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April 17

Houston Rockets bid to extend series lead over Utah Jazz in Game 2

The Houston Rockets bid to increase their first-round playoff series lead when they host the Utah Jazz in Game 2 at Toyota Center, live on Sky Sports in the early hours of Thursday morning (2:30am). Live NBA: Utah @ Houston The Rockets breezed to victory in Game 1 on Sunday night, pouring in 15 three-pointers
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Houston Rockets bid to extend series lead over Utah Jazz in Game 2

The Houston Rockets bid to increase their first-round playoff series lead when they host the Utah Jazz in Game 2 at Toyota Center, live on Sky Sports in the early hours of Thursday morning (2:30am). Live NBA: Utah @ Houston The Rockets breezed to victory in Game 1 on Sunday night, pouring in 15 three-pointers
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Houston Rockets bid to extend series lead over Utah Jazz in Game 2

The Houston Rockets bid to increase their first-round playoff series lead when they host the Utah Jazz in Game 2 at Toyota Center, live on Sky Sports in the early hours of Thursday morning (2:30am). Live NBA: Utah @ Houston The Rockets breezed to victory in Game 1 on Sunday night, pouring in 15 three-pointers
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Houston Rockets bid to extend series lead over Utah Jazz in Game 2

The Houston Rockets bid to increase their first-round playoff series lead when they host the Utah Jazz in Game 2 at Toyota Center, live on Sky Sports in the early hours of Thursday morning (2:30am). Live NBA: Utah @ Houston The Rockets breezed to victory in Game 1 on Sunday night, pouring in 15 three-pointers
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Podcast: The High-Roller Top 25

Matt Stroup is joined by correspondent/avid fantasy hoops player Muhammad Lila to look at an aggressive draft strategy for next season.
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Michael Malone used Clippers' Game 2 win over Warriors to inspire Nuggets

When you're getting your clock cleaned, sometimes you need something to inspire you to keep trying. On Tuesday night, while his Nuggets were losing big in Game 2 to the Spurs, head coach Michael Malone used the Warriors' Game 2 loss to the Clippers to motivate his team. "There was a timeout
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Michael Malone used Clippers' Game 2 win over Warriors to inspire Nuggets

Well, at least someone was inspired by Game 2 between the Warriors and Clippers.
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Irving scores 37, Celtics beat Pacers 99-91 for 2-game lead

A poor third quarter did the Indiana Pacers in during Game 1 of their first-round series with the Boston Celtics. In Game 2, Boston seized on a fourth-quarter collapse by Indiana. Kyrie Irving scored 37 points and Boston rallied late in the fourth to beat the Indiana 99-91 Wednesday night and take
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Giannis Antetokounmpo fast break and-one

Giannis takes it for the finish!
Yahoo Sports
April 17

James Harden step-back three

The Beard dances his way into the triple.
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Nets vs. Sixers: 3 things to watch in Game 3

The Philadelphia 76ers are riding the momentum of their third-quarter explosion in Game 2, while the Brooklyn Nets are trying to avoid falling into a bigger hole at home.  The Sixers evened the series up Monday by playing the way they were expected to coming into the playoffs. Ben Simmons had a triple-double
CBS Sports
April 17

2019 NBA Playoffs: Bucks vs. Pistons Game 2 score, series schedule, results, TV channel, online stream, matchups, odds

The No. 1 seed Bucks took a 2-0 lead over the No. 8 seed Pistons in the opening round
CBS Sports
April 17

NBA playoffs 2019 schedule, scores: Watch first-round series online, live stream, TV channels, dates, times, bracket

Get the complete schedule for the first round of the NBA playoffs, along with viewing information
CBS Sports
April 17

2019 NBA Playoffs: Bracket, series schedules, scores, results, path to Finals for all 16 postseason teams

A look at every series in the opening round of the playoffs
ESPN
April 17

Nuggets to stick with struggling Barton in lineup

The Nuggets will hang with struggling forward Will Barton in their starting lineup despite him making only one 3-point attempt in the first two games against the Spurs.
Yahoo Sports
April 17

GAME RECAP: Celtics 99, Pacers 91

Kyrie Irving scores 37 points to propel a fourth quarter comeback as the Boston Celtics beat the Indiana Pacers 99-91.
CBS Sports
April 17

NBA Playoffs 2019: Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo dunks on, blocks ex-teammate Thon Maker in Game 2 against Pistons

The Bucks traded Maker earlier this season
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Blake Griffin picks up 2nd technical foul of a series he's not playing in

Blake Griffin is working his way into the box score despite watching from the bench in a suit.
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Derrick Rose's unforgettable playoff debut

Derrick Rose had already established himself as the odds-on favorite to win the Rookie of the Year award when the 2009 NBA playoffs opened on April 18th in Boston. His playoff debut ended up being an unforgettable moment.
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Imagining the 2018-19 season if the Suns spent their money on JJ Redick instead of Trevor Ariza

Shortly into training camp this past season, JJ Redick said on an ESPN podcast that the Suns aggressively pursued him in the lead-up to July free agency. With the season in the rearview and the man to whom Phoenix gave their spending money last summer, Trevor Ariza, long gone, it's worth wondering
CBS Sports
April 17

NBA Playoffs 2019: Kyrie Irving dazzles, Jayson Tatum closes as Celtics take 2-0 series lead against Pacers

The Celtics got hot and the Pacers got cold in an exciting fourth quarter in Boston
HoopsHype
April 17

Four potential Julius Randle landing spots in free agency

NBA.com
April 17

Embiid, Simmons get aggressive and Game 2 gets ugly for Nets

The Philadelphia 76ers got booed off the floor in their own building in Game 1 on Saturday. They were up just one point at halftime of Game 2, fortunate that Joel Embiid didn't get ejected late in the second quarter for a violent elbow to the head of Jarrett Allen.
NBA.com
April 17

Perseverance pays off (again) for Clippers in Game 2 rally

OAKLAND, Calif. -- The greatest comeback ever in the NBA playoffs doesn���t just happen. No, to rise from the mat after falling behind by 31 points in the third quarter, history must be created -- much like a work of art or a perfect melody or a four-course meal that satisfies every single taste bud.
CBS Sports
April 17

NBA Playoffs 2019: Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo dunks over ex-teammate Thon Maker in Game 2 against Pistons

The Bucks traded Maker earlier this season
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Kiszla: LaMarcus Aldridge finally gives Nuggets fans what a too-polite basketball city needs, a villain to boo

They're tough Nuggets to crack, as LaMarcus “Low Blow” Aldridge and all those basketball bullies down in San Antonio have discovered. In this NBA playoff series, have the Spurs come undone? Now, we all know the Nuggets have nowhere near the championship pedigree of a proud San Antonio franchise and
FOX Sports
April 17

Irving scores 37, Celtics beat Pacers 99-91 for 2-game lead

Kyrie Irving scores 37, Celtics take advantage of Pacers mistakes to earn 99-91 Game 2 win
CBS Sports
April 17

NBA playoffs scores, highlights, results: Celtics rally past Pacers for 2-0 series lead; Jazz eye home court from Rockets

The postseason continues on Wednesday evening with three games on tap
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Imagining the 2018-19 season if the Suns spent their money on JJ Redick instead of Trevor Ariza

Shortly into training camp this past season, JJ Redick said on an ESPN podcast that the Suns aggressively pursued him in the lead-up to July free agency. With the season in the rearview and the man to whom Phoenix gave their spending money last summer, Trevor Ariza, long gone, it's worth wondering
RealGM
April 17
Kevin Durant Not Expected By 'Most In NBA' To Re-Sign Regardless Of Playoff Result
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Magic face well rested, dangerous Kawhi Leonard after Raptors managed his minutes

Throughout the regular season, the Toronto Raptors closely monitored the minutes of forward Kawhi Leonard. And now they have him right where they need him to be for their first-round playoff series against the Orlando Magic. Leonard, acquired in an offseason trade with the San Antonio Spurs, missed a
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Magic face well rested, dangerous Kawhi Leonard after Raptors managed his minutes

Throughout the regular season, the Toronto Raptors closely monitored the minutes of forward Kawhi Leonard. And now they have him right where they need him to be for their first-round playoff series against the Orlando Magic. Leonard, acquired in an offseason trade with the San Antonio Spurs, missed a
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Magic face well rested, dangerous Kawhi Leonard after Raptors managed his minutes

Throughout the regular season, the Toronto Raptors closely monitored the minutes of forward Kawhi Leonard. And now they have him right where they need him to be for their first-round playoff series against the Orlando Magic. Leonard, acquired in an offseason trade with the San Antonio Spurs, missed a
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Only the Celtics stand in the way of the Celtics

Boston had to eke out a victory over the Pacers to take a 2-0 series lead, but is this team truly ready to take on the heavyweights of the East?
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Good, bad, ugly: Murray's fourth quarter, Denver's rough start, Barton getting booed

The Denver Nuggets did not start their first playoff series in six years with the results that they wanted as they fell 96-101 to the San Antonio Spurs in Game 1 of the Western Conference quarterfinal series. Despite the loss, there was no panic from Denver. They did not play anywhere near their best
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Good, bad, ugly: Murray's fourth quarter, Denver's rough start, Barton getting booed

The Denver Nuggets did not start their first playoff series in six years with the results that they wanted as they fell 96-101 to the San Antonio Spurs in Game 1 of the Western Conference quarterfinal series. Despite the loss, there was no panic from Denver. They did not play anywhere near their best
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Russell Westbrook Reacts To Game 2 Loss: "The Way I Played Was Unacceptable"

Russell Westbrook, Paul George and the Oklahoma City Thunder find themselves in an 0-2 hole in their first-round series against the Portland Trail Blazers, as the series now shifts back to OKC. The Blazers defeated the Thunder by the final of 114-94 on Tuesday night, as Damian Lillard once again outplayed
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Russell Westbrook Reacts To Game 2 Loss: "The Way I Played Was Unacceptable"

Russell Westbrook, Paul George and the Oklahoma City Thunder find themselves in an 0-2 hole in their first-round series against the Portland Trail Blazers, as the series now shifts back to OKC. The Blazers defeated the Thunder by the final of 114-94 on Tuesday night, as Damian Lillard once again outplayed
NBA.com
April 17

LeBron to serve as executive producer for boxing documentary series

LeBron James is getting into the boxing business.
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Celtics Wrap: Kyrie Irving Goes Off In Comeback Game 2 Win Vs. Pacers

BOSTON — The Boston Celtics needed a hero Wednesday night. And, of course, they got one in Kyrie Irving. The point guard dropped 37 points as Boston erased a 12-point fourth quarter deficit to earn a 99-91 win over the Indiana Pacers at TD Garden in Game 2 of their first-round NBA Playoff series. In
Yahoo Sports
April 17

About Last Night: Malone shows faith in Murray

With a 19-point lead late in the third quarter, it sure looked like the Spurs were headed back to San Antonio with with 2-0 series lead. Then Jamal Murray rediscovered his stroke. Murray, who missed his first eight shots, made eight of nine in a sizzling fourth quarter in which he scored 21 of his 24
NBA.com
April 17

About Last Night: Malone shows faith in Murray

With a 19-point lead late in the third quarter, it sure looked like the Spurs were headed back to San Antonio with with 2-0 series lead.
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Rockets' Clint Capela, Jazz's Rudy Gobert share a perspective on Notre Dame tragedy

While many around the world watched the news updates of the fire that devastated the Notre Dame Cathedral on Monday, Rockets center Clint Capela and Rudy Gobert, his Jazz counterpart and role model in the French League, had a special appreciation for the pain of loss in Paris and beyond. "I saw
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Rockets' Clint Capela, Jazz's Rudy Gobert share a perspective on Notre Dame tragedy

Caption Close While many around the world watched the news updates of the fire that devastated the Notre Dame Cathedral on Monday, Rockets center Clint Capela and Rudy Gobert, his Jazz counterpart and role model in the French League, had a special appreciation for the pain of loss in Paris and beyond
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Rockets' Clint Capela, Jazz's Rudy Gobert share a perspective on Notre Dame tragedy

While many around the world watched the news updates of the fire that devastated the Notre Dame Cathedral on Monday, Rockets center Clint Capela and Rudy Gobert, his Jazz counterpart and role model in the French League, had a special appreciation for the pain of loss in Paris and beyond. "I saw
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Rockets' Clint Capela, Jazz's Rudy Gobert share a perspective on Notre Dame tragedy

While many around the world watched the news updates of the fire that devastated the Notre Dame Cathedral on Monday, Rockets center Clint Capela and Rudy Gobert, his Jazz counterpart and role model in the French League, had a special appreciation for the pain of loss in Paris and beyond. "I saw
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Rockets' Clint Capela, Jazz's Rudy Gobert share a perspective on Notre Dame tragedy

While many around the world watched the news updates of the fire that devastated the Notre Dame Cathedral on Monday, Rockets center Clint Capela and Rudy Gobert, his Jazz counterpart and role model in the French League, had a special appreciation for the pain of loss in Paris and beyond. "I saw
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Rockets' Clint Capela, Jazz's Rudy Gobert share a perspective on Notre Dame tragedy

While many around the world watched the news updates of the fire that devastated the Notre Dame Cathedral on Monday, Rockets center Clint Capela and Rudy Gobert, his Jazz counterpart and role model in the French League, had a special appreciation for the pain of loss in Paris and beyond. "I saw
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Rockets' Clint Capela, Jazz's Rudy Gobert share a perspective on Notre Dame tragedy

While many around the world watched the news updates of the fire that devastated the Notre Dame Cathedral on Monday, Rockets center Clint Capela and Rudy Gobert, his Jazz counterpart and role model in the French League, had a special appreciation for the pain of loss in Paris and beyond. "I saw
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Andre Drummond finishes alley-oop

Drummond with the strong finish!
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Must See: Giannis Antetokounmpo throws down huge slam over former teammate

Thon Maker gets posterized!
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Rockets VP Gersson Rosas to interview with Timberwolves

The Minnesota Timberwolves were granted permission to interview Rockets vice president Gersson Rosas for their open president of basketball operations position, a person with knowledge of the process said. Rosas, 40, who was briefly the general manager with the Mavericks, was a finalist for the position
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Rockets VP Gersson Rosas to interview with Timberwolves

The Minnesota Timberwolves were granted permission to interview Rockets vice president Gersson Rosas for their open president of basketball operations position, a person with knowledge of the process said. Rosas, 40, who was briefly the general manager with the Mavericks, was a finalist for the position
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Rockets VP Gersson Rosas to interview with Timberwolves

The Minnesota Timberwolves were granted permission to interview Rockets vice president Gersson Rosas for their open president of basketball operations position, a person with knowledge of the process said. Rosas, 40, who was briefly the general manager with the Mavericks, was a finalist for the position
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Rockets VP Gersson Rosas to interview with Timberwolves

The Minnesota Timberwolves were granted permission to interview Rockets vice president Gersson Rosas for their open president of basketball operations position, a person with knowledge of the process said. Rosas, 40, who was briefly the general manager with the Mavericks, was a finalist for the position
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Rockets VP Gersson Rosas to interview with Timberwolves

The Minnesota Timberwolves were granted permission to interview Rockets vice president Gersson Rosas for their open president of basketball operations position, a person with knowledge of the process said. Rosas, 40, who was briefly the general manager with the Mavericks, was a finalist for the position
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Rockets VP Gersson Rosas to interview with Timberwolves

The Minnesota Timberwolves were granted permission to interview Rockets vice president Gersson Rosas for their open president of basketball operations position, a person with knowledge of the process said. Rosas, 40, who was briefly the general manager with the Mavericks, was a finalist for the position
RealGM
April 17
NBA Playoffs Snapshots (April 16): Raptors/Magic, Nuggets/Spurs, Blazers/Thunder
RealGM
April 17
Pelicans Likely To Hire Trent Redden As GM Under David Griffin
CBS Sports
April 17

NBA Playoffs 2019: Rockets vs. Jazz odds, picks, predictions for Game 2 from model on 77-62 roll

SportsLine's advanced computer model simulated Wednesday's Rockets vs. Jazz game 10,000 times
CBS Sports
April 17

NBA playoffs scores, highlights: Celtics, Bucks look to take 2-0 series leads; Jazz try to steal home court from Rockets

The postseason continues on Wednesday evening with three games on tap
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Rockets vs. Jazz Game 2 thread

You know when things go so well in game 1 that you think it's almost definitely going to go bad in game 2? I don't think that's the feeling here. In fact, things went so well in game 1, it's hard to imagine the complete opposite would happen here tonight. The Houston Rockets looked dominant
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Virginia F Diakite declares for NBA draft

Virginia junior power forward Mamadi Diakite announced Wednesday that he is declaring for the NBA draft, becoming the fourth member of the NCAA championship team to pursue a professional career. Sophomore guard De'Andre Hunter, junior point guard Ty Jerome and junior shooting guard Kyle Guy previously
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Nuggets vs. Spurs: Three things to watch in Game 3

Weathering nerves. For six of nine Nuggets players, last Saturday's Game 1 loss was their playoff debut. Though it's just another benchmark in their growth, Thursday's Game 3 will be most of this team's first time in a hostile playoff environment. It just so happens to come in a place
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Celtics List Al Horford As Questionable For Game 2 Vs. Pacers With Illness

BOSTON (CBS) — The Boston Celtics are looking to take a 2-0 series lead over the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday night, but may have to do so without Al Horford. Boston's steady big man was added to the team's injury report Wednesday morning, listed as questionable for Game 2 with an illness. Horford
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Pistons Griffin misses Game 2 against Bucks due to sore knee

The Detroit Pistons say Blake Griffin will be out of the lineup for the second game of the team's first round playoff series against the Milwaukee Bucks. Griffin sat out Game 1 of the series with left knee soreness. The Pistons lost the opener by 35 points.
ESPN
April 17

Sources: Grizzlies adding ex-GMs Cho, Grunwald

The Memphis Grizzlies are adding a pair of former NBA general managers to their staff, hiring Rich Cho and Glen Grunwald, league sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.
ESPN
April 17

Sources: Grizzlies adding ex-GMs Cho, Grunwald

The Memphis Grizzlies are adding a pair of former general managers to their staff, hiring Rich Cho and Glen Grunwald, league sources tell ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.
ESPN
April 17

Griz adding ex-GMs Cho, Grunwald to front office

The Memphis Grizzlies are adding a pair of former NBA general managers to their staff, hiring Rich Cho and Glen Grunwald, the team announced Wednesday.
FOX Sports
April 17

Pistons Griffin misses Game 2 against Bucks due to sore knee

Pistons Blake Griffin misses Game 2 of playoff series against Bucks due to knee soreness
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Former Cardinals are gaining steam just in time for the NBA playoffs

Let's take a look at the former Louisville players in the NBA and the ones currently in the playoffs. The University of Louisville has had 75 players taken in the NBA Draft, including eight in the last six years. There are seven guys who are currently getting opportunities in the NBA — Deng Adel
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Imagining the 2018-19 season if the Suns spent their money on JJ Redick instead of Trevor Ariza

Shortly into training camp this past season, JJ Redick said on an ESPN podcast that the Suns aggressively pursued him in the lead-up to July free agency. With the season in the rearview and the man to whom Phoenix gave their spending money last summer, Trevor Ariza, long gone, it's worth wondering
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Draymond Green's mother rips the Warriors and jabs at Kevin Durant after historic 31-point collapse

Draymond Green and Kevin Durant declined to speak with reporters after the Warriors were stunned Monday by a 31-point comeback by the Clippers in Game 2 of their playoff series, but Green's mother was eager to share her thoughts on the loss. Mary Babers-Green used her Twitter account to rip Golden
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Simmons 'average' in half-court offense, says Dudley

While devastating in transition, Jared Dudley has reservations about Ben Simmons' ability elsewhere on the court.
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Tyreke Evans hits the shot with time ticking down

Tyreke Evans pops this deep 3 in Gordon Hayward's face to beat the shot clock in Game 2.
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Kyrie Irving steal and assist

Kyrie comes up with the steal and finishes the fast break with an even better dime to Jaylen Brown in Game 2 vs. the Pacers.
CBS Sports
April 17

NBA Playoffs 2019: Rockets vs. Jazz odds, picks, predictions for Game 2 from advanced model on 77-62 roll

SportsLine's advanced computer model simulated Wednesday's Rockets vs. Jazz game 10,000 times
Yahoo Sports
April 17

NBA news: Ben Simmons, 76ers vs Nets Game 3 preview, Jared Dudley

We're only two games into the first round series between the Philadelphia 76ers and Brooklyn Nets, but there's already been a whole lot of drama. On Thursday (AEST), a game before Game 3 — the series is tied at 1-1 — veteran wing Jared Dudley has taken another shot at Ben Simmons. “I think that
Yahoo Sports
April 17

NBA news: Ben Simmons, 76ers vs Nets Game 3 preview, Jared Dudley

We're only two games into the first round series between the Philadelphia 76ers and Brooklyn Nets, but there's already been a whole lot of drama. On Thursday (AEST), a game before Game 3 — the series is tied at 1-1 — veteran wing Jared Dudley has taken another shot at Ben Simmons. “I think that
NBA.com
April 17

Memphis Grizzlies name Rich Cho vice president of basketball strategy, Glen Grunwald senior advisor

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- The Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday named Rich Cho as Vice President of Basketball Strategy and Glen Grunwald as Senior Advisor within the franchise���s basketball operations department.
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Mike Malone: Nuggets Used Clippers' Upset vs. Warriors as Inspiration for Rally

As his team faced a double-digit deficit against the San Antonio Spurs in Game 2 of the NBA playoffs Tuesday, Denver Nuggets head coach Mike Malone used Monday night's historic, 31-point comeback by the Los Angeles Clippers over the Golden State Warriors as motivation for his players. "I could
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Mike Malone: Nuggets Used Clippers' Upset vs. Warriors as Inspiration for Rally

As his team faced a double-digit deficit against the San Antonio Spurs in Game 2 of the NBA playoffs Tuesday, Denver Nuggets head coach Mike Malone used Monday night's historic, 31-point comeback by the Los Angeles Clippers over the Golden State Warriors as motivation for his players. "I could
Yahoo Sports
April 17

The Anthony Davis Conundrum: Is He A Leading Man?

Anthony Davis's name has been on everyone's lips since January when he, via his agent Rich Paul, asked for a trade out of New Orleans. While that request received plenty of press, and accurately so, a larger question looms in the distance, but fast approaching. Is Davis the guy you build around
Yahoo Sports
April 17

The Anthony Davis Conundrum: Is He A Leading Man?

Anthony Davis's name has been on everyone's lips since January when he, via his agent Rich Paul, asked for a trade out of New Orleans. While that request received plenty of press, and accurately so, a larger question looms in the distance, but fast approaching. Is Davis the guy you build around
Yahoo Sports
April 17

The Anthony Davis Conundrum: Is He A Leading Man?

Anthony Davis's name has been on everyone's lips since January when he, via his agent Rich Paul, asked for a trade out of New Orleans. While that request received plenty of press, and accurately so, a larger question looms in the distance, but fast approaching. Is Davis the guy you build around
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Grizzlies add Rich Cho, Glen Grunwald to front office

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- The Memphis Grizzlies have hired Rich Cho vice president of basketball strategy and Glen Grunwald as a senior adviser within the franchise's basketball operations department.
FOX Sports
April 17

Grizzlies add Rich Cho, Glen Grunwald to front office

Memphis Grizzlies hire Rich Cho as VP of basketball strategy, Glen Grunwald as senior adviser
CBS Sports
April 17

Blake Griffin injury update: Pistons star inactive vs. Bucks for Game 2 of NBA playoffs

Griffin's sore left knee continues to be an issue for the All-Star forward
Yahoo Sports
April 17

NBA Lottery Teams 1 Trade or Free Agent Away from 2020 Playoffs

Who They Are: Teams probably headed back to the lottery unless they hit on a multitude of personnel fronts. They are, at best, one Zion Williamson away from being one player away. Chicago Bulls Ruling out any Eastern Conference team from next year's postseason race is bad form. The bottom of the
Yahoo Sports
April 17

NBA Lottery Teams 1 Trade or Free Agent Away from 2020 Playoffs

Who They Are: Teams probably headed back to the lottery unless they hit on a multitude of personnel fronts. They are, at best, one Zion Williamson away from being one player away. Chicago Bulls Ruling out any Eastern Conference team from next year's postseason race is bad form. The bottom of the
Yahoo Sports
April 17

NBA Lottery Teams 1 Trade or Free Agent Away from 2020 Playoffs

Who They Are: Teams probably headed back to the lottery unless they hit on a multitude of personnel fronts. They are, at best, one Zion Williamson away from being one player away. Chicago Bulls Ruling out any Eastern Conference team from next year's postseason race is bad form. The bottom of the
Yahoo Sports
April 17

NBA Lottery Teams 1 Trade or Free Agent Away from 2020 Playoffs

Who They Are: Teams probably headed back to the lottery unless they hit on a multitude of personnel fronts. They are, at best, one Zion Williamson away from being one player away. Chicago Bulls Ruling out any Eastern Conference team from next year's postseason race is bad form. The bottom of the
Yahoo Sports
April 17

NBA Lottery Teams 1 Trade or Free Agent Away from 2020 Playoffs

Who They Are: Teams probably headed back to the lottery unless they hit on a multitude of personnel fronts. They are, at best, one Zion Williamson away from being one player away. Chicago Bulls Ruling out any Eastern Conference team from next year's postseason race is bad form. The bottom of the
Yahoo Sports
April 17

NBA Lottery Teams 1 Trade or Free Agent Away from 2020 Playoffs

Who They Are: Teams probably headed back to the lottery unless they hit on a multitude of personnel fronts. They are, at best, one Zion Williamson away from being one player away. Chicago Bulls Ruling out any Eastern Conference team from next year's postseason race is bad form. The bottom of the
RealGM
April 17
Dunc'd On: SAS/DEN, OKC/POR, ORL/TOR Game 2s
ESPN
April 17

Follow live: Pacers look to even series in Game 2 vs. Celtics

The Indiana Pacers will look to slow down Kyrie Irving and the Boston Celtics in Game 2 of their Eastern Conference first-round playoff series.
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Kobe Bryant praises Raptors' Kawhi Leonard's 'amazing' jumper, says his growth has been 'phenomenal'

With the Toronto Raptors dropping Game 1 of their first-round matchup against the Orlando Magic, Kawhi Leonard took his game to a new level in Game 2 on Tuesday night. The soft-spoken superstar made 15 of 22 shot attempts, scoring 37 points in a 29-point Toronto victory that evened the series heading
SLAM
April 17
Kawhi Leonard: Kyle Lowry ‘Did a Great Job of Bouncing Back’ in Game 2
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Jared Dudley thinks Ben Simmons is just an 'average' player in the half court

Jared Dudley took an honest shot at Ben Simmons on Wednesday in the midst of their opening round playoff series, calling the Australian "average" in the halfcourt.
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Lillard, Westbrook, Beverley playing with intensified edge

Damian Lillard stared intently well after his deep, buzzer-beating 3-pointer fell to close out Portland's third quarter against the Thunder. It was as if Lillard was making a statement. Lillard, the Thunder's Russell Westbrook and Patrick Beverley all play with an edge and have provided some
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Lillard, Westbrook, Beverley playing with intensified edge

Caption Close PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard stared intently well after his deep, buzzer-beating 3-pointer fell to close out Portland's third quarter against the Thunder. The look on his face was one of determination, focus and yes, even a little bravado. It was as if Lillard was making a statement
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Lillard, Westbrook, Beverley playing with intensified edge

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard stared intently well after his deep, buzzer-beating 3-pointer fell to close out Portland's third quarter against the Thunder. The look on his face was one of determination, focus and yes, even a little bravado. It was as if Lillard was making a statement. It'
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Lillard, Westbrook, Beverley playing with intensified edge

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard stared intently well after his deep, buzzer-beating 3-pointer fell to close out Portland's third quarter against the Thunder. The look on his face was one of determination, focus and yes, even a little bravado. It was as if Lillard was making a statement. It'
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Lillard, Westbrook, Beverley playing with intensified edge

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard stared intently well after his deep, buzzer-beating 3-pointer fell to close out Portland's third quarter against the Thunder. The look on his face was one of determination, focus and yes, even a little bravado. It was as if Lillard was making a statement. It'
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Lillard, Westbrook, Beverley playing with intensified edge

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard stared intently well after his deep, buzzer-beating 3-pointer fell to close out Portland's third quarter against the Thunder. The look on his face was one of determination, focus and yes, even a little bravado. It was as if Lillard was making a statement. It'
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Lillard, Westbrook, Beverley playing with intensified edge

"Well, I've been playing against Pat Bevs since he was at Arkansas so I kind of know what he brings. He's a Chicago kid, grew up and played in the Chicago area, so those dudes play with a different type of grit, so I can appreciate that about Pat," Durant said. "You know what he
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Lillard, Westbrook, Beverley playing with intensified edge

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard stared intently well after his deep, buzzer-beating 3-pointer fell to close out Portland's third quarter against the Thunder. The look on his face was one of determination, focus and yes, even a little bravado. It was as if Lillard was making a statement. It'
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Lillard, Westbrook, Beverley playing with intensified edge

"Well, I've been playing against Pat Bevs since he was at Arkansas so I kind of know what he brings. He's a Chicago kid, grew up and played in the Chicago area, so those dudes play with a different type of grit, so I can appreciate that about Pat," Durant said. "You know what he
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Lillard, Westbrook, Beverley playing with intensified edge

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard stared intently well after his deep, buzzer-beating 3-pointer fell to close out Portland's third quarter against the Thunder. The look on his face was one of determination, focus and yes, even a little bravado. It was as if Lillard was making a statement. It'
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Lillard, Westbrook, Beverley playing with intensified edge

"Well, I've been playing against Pat Bevs since he was at Arkansas so I kind of know what he brings. He's a Chicago kid, grew up and played in the Chicago area, so those dudes play with a different type of grit, so I can appreciate that about Pat," Durant said. "You know what he
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Lillard, Westbrook, Beverley playing with intensified edge

"Well, I've been playing against Pat Bevs since he was at Arkansas so I kind of know what he brings. He's a Chicago kid, grew up and played in the Chicago area, so those dudes play with a different type of grit, so I can appreciate that about Pat," Durant said. "You know what he
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Lillard, Westbrook, Beverley playing with intensified edge

Caption Close PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard stared intently well after his deep, buzzer-beating 3-pointer fell to close out Portland's third quarter against the Thunder. The look on his face was one of determination, focus and yes, even a little bravado. It was as if Lillard was making a statement
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Lillard, Westbrook, Beverley playing with intensified edge

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard stared intently well after his deep, buzzer-beating 3-pointer fell to close out Portland's third quarter against the Thunder. The look on his face was one of determination, focus and yes, even a little bravado. It was as if Lillard was making a statement. It'
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Lillard, Westbrook, Beverley playing with intensified edge

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard stared intently well after his deep, buzzer-beating 3-pointer fell to close out Portland's third quarter against the Thunder. The look on his face was one of determination, focus and yes, even a little bravado. It was as if Lillard was making a statement. It'
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Lillard, Westbrook, Beverley playing with intensified edge

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard stared intently well after his deep, buzzer-beating 3-pointer fell to close out Portland's third quarter against the Thunder. The look on his face was one of determination, focus and yes, even a little bravado. It was as if Lillard was making a statement. It'
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Lillard, Westbrook, Beverley playing with intensified edge

Caption Close PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard stared intently well after his deep, buzzer-beating 3-pointer fell to close out Portland's third quarter against the Thunder. The look on his face was one of determination, focus and yes, even a little bravado. It was as if Lillard was making a statement
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Lillard, Westbrook, Beverley playing with intensified edge

"Well, I've been playing against Pat Bevs since he was at Arkansas so I kind of know what he brings. He's a Chicago kid, grew up and played in the Chicago area, so those dudes play with a different type of grit, so I can appreciate that about Pat," Durant said. "You know what he
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Lillard, Westbrook, Beverley playing with intensified edge

"Well, I've been playing against Pat Bevs since he was at Arkansas so I kind of know what he brings. He's a Chicago kid, grew up and played in the Chicago area, so those dudes play with a different type of grit, so I can appreciate that about Pat," Durant said. "You know what he
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Lillard, Westbrook, Beverley playing with intensified edge

Caption Close PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard stared intently well after his deep, buzzer-beating 3-pointer fell to close out Portland's third quarter against the Thunder. The look on his face was one of determination, focus and yes, even a little bravado. It was as if Lillard was making a statement
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Lillard, Westbrook, Beverley playing with intensified edge

"Well, I've been playing against Pat Bevs since he was at Arkansas so I kind of know what he brings. He's a Chicago kid, grew up and played in the Chicago area, so those dudes play with a different type of grit, so I can appreciate that about Pat," Durant said. "You know what he
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Lillard, Westbrook, Beverley playing with intensified edge

"Well, I've been playing against Pat Bevs since he was at Arkansas so I kind of know what he brings. He's a Chicago kid, grew up and played in the Chicago area, so those dudes play with a different type of grit, so I can appreciate that about Pat," Durant said. "You know what he
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Lillard, Westbrook, Beverley playing with intensified edge

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard stared intently well after his deep, buzzer-beating 3-pointer fell to close out Portland's third quarter against the Thunder. The look on his face was one of determination, focus and yes, even a little bravado. It was as if Lillard was making a statement. It'
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Lillard, Westbrook, Beverley playing with intensified edge

"Well, I've been playing against Pat Bevs since he was at Arkansas so I kind of know what he brings. He's a Chicago kid, grew up and played in the Chicago area, so those dudes play with a different type of grit, so I can appreciate that about Pat," Durant said. "You know what he
RealGM
April 17
Grizzlies Hire Rich Cho, Glen Grunwald For Front Office Roles
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Diakite becomes fourth from UVA to pursue NBA

Associated Press CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- Virginia forward Mamadi Diakite says he is forgoing his final season of eligibility to make himself available for the NBA draft. Diakite made the announcement Wednesday on his Instagram page. He's the fourth member of the national champions to make the move
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Diakite becomes fourth from UVA to pursue NBA

Associated Press CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- Virginia forward Mamadi Diakite says he is forgoing his final season of eligibility to make himself available for the NBA draft. Diakite made the announcement Wednesday on his Instagram page. He's the fourth member of the national champions to make the move
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Diakite becomes fourth from UVA to pursue NBA

Associated Press CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- Virginia forward Mamadi Diakite says he is forgoing his final season of eligibility to make himself available for the NBA draft. Diakite made the announcement Wednesday on his Instagram page. He's the fourth member of the national champions to make the move
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Diakite becomes fourth from UVA to pursue NBA

Associated Press CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- Virginia forward Mamadi Diakite says he is forgoing his final season of eligibility to make himself available for the NBA draft. Diakite made the announcement Wednesday on his Instagram page. He's the fourth member of the national champions to make the move
ESPN
April 17

Sixers' Brown will pick his spots to show passion

While Brett Brown's halftime speech sparked the Sixers in Game 2 of their playoff series against the Nets, Brown said Wednesday the key is in picking the right spots to display passion.
ESPN
April 17

Durant not worried about Beverley slowing him

Kevin Durant is not worried about Clippers guard Patrick Beverley getting into his head and slowing him down.
SLAM
April 17
‘Just the Way I Imagined it’: Jamal Murray Rallies Denver to Game 2 Win
CBS Sports
April 17

Top Picks: NBA playoffs betting lines get tricky as Celtics, Bucks both favored big in Game 2s

Also, watch SportsLine here on CBS Sports HQ live at 6 p.m. ET for all today's best bets
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Diakite becomes fourth Virginia player to pursue NBA dream

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- Virginia forward Mamadi Diakite says he is forgoing his final season of eligibility to make himself available for the NBA draft.
SLAM
April 17
Russell Westbrook: ‘The Way I Played Was Unacceptable’
ESPN
April 17

Celtics say Horford will try to play vs. Pacers

Celtics forward Al Horford, who missed shootaround with an illness, will "try to give it a go" for Wednesday night's game against the Pacers in Boston, Brad Stevens said.
ESPN
April 17

Celtics say Horford available to play vs. Pacers

Celtics forward Al Horford, who missed shootaround with an illness, will "try to give it a go" for Wednesday night's game against the Pacers in Boston, Brad Stevens said.
SLAM
April 17
DeMarcus Cousins ‘Most Likely Will Not Be Back During the Playoffs’
Yahoo Sports
April 17

About Last Night: Malone shows faith in Murray

With a 19-point lead late in the third quarter, it sure looked like the Spurs were headed back to San Antonio with with 2-0 series lead. Then Jamal Murray rediscovered his stroke. Murray, who missed his first eight shots, made eight of nine in a sizzling fourth quarter in which he scored 21 of his 24
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Warriors, Spurs try to forget blown chances for 2-0 leads

Warriors, Spurs try to forget blown chances for 2-0 leads The Golden State Warriors are trying to regain the lead in a series they probably still can't believe is tied. Same with the San Antonio Spurs, who like the Warriors know they are facing an opponent who won't stay down no matter how far
CBS Sports
April 17

2019 NBA Playoffs: Watch 76ers vs. Nets Game 3, series schedule, results, TV channel, live stream, odds, matchups

The Nets return to Brooklyn for Game 3 with the series tied 1-1
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Warriors, Spurs try to forget blown chances for 2-0 leads

The Golden State Warriors are trying to regain the lead in a series they probably still can't believe is tied. Same with the San Antonio Spurs, who like the Warriors know they are facing an opponent who won't stay down no matter how far they fall down. The Clippers' historic comeback against
FOX Sports
April 17

Warriors, Spurs try to forget blown chances for 2-0 leads

The Golden State Warriors are trying to regain the lead in a series they probably still can't believe is tied
NBA.com
April 17

Celtics' Horford (illness) available for Game 2

The Boston Celtics likely won't have to worry about building on their 1-0 first-round series lead without one of their top players.
FOX Sports
April 17

Lillard, Westbrook, Beverley playing with intensified edge

Damian Lillard, Russell Westbrook and Patrick Beverley always play with an edge, which has been intensified in the NBA playoffs
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Lillard, Westbrook, Beverley playing with intensified edge

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard stared intently well after his deep, buzzer-beating 3-pointer fell to close out Portland's third quarter against the Thunder. The look on his face was one of determination, focus and yes, even a little bravado. It was as if Lillard was making a statement. It'
CBS Sports
April 17

NBA Playoffs 2019: Bucks vs. Pistons odds, picks, Game 2 predictions from proven model on 77-62 run

SportsLine's advanced computer model simulated Wednesday's Bucks vs. Pistons game 10,000 times.
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Gregg Popovich on Spurs drafting Derrick White: ‘Never even knew he existed in the world. Didn’t know he was on the planet’

No matter who made the call, White has turned out well for San Antonio
FOX Sports
April 17

'We're excited': Knicks have hopes for lottery, free agency

The New York Knicks are excited and optimistic
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Why Raptors' Serge Ibaka is so different on and off the court

Serge Ibaka knows how to have a good time off the court, but he's all business once the games start.
RealGM
April 17
Jayson Tatum: Being Traded Is Part Of The Game, I'll Play For Whomever
ESPN
April 17

Kerr says Cousins 'unlikely' to return this season

Warriors coach Steve Kerr said Wednesday that while center DeMarcus Cousins won't need surgery to repair his torn left quad, he's "unlikely" to return during the postseason.
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Gonzaga's Clarke declares for NBA draft

Gonzaga junior power forward Brandon Clarke said Wednesday that he is declaring for the NBA draft. The third-team All-American developed into a big star this past season after spending his two first two seasons at San Jose State. "I transferred to GU to develop my game and learn as much as I could
ESPN
April 17

Nets angry over 76ers stars' laughing apology

Some of the Nets were not happy that Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons started laughing as Embiid apologized for elbowing Jarrett Allen.
CBS Sports
April 17

2019 NBA Playoffs: Watch Rockets vs. Jazz Game 2, series schedule, results, TV channel, online stream, odds, matchups

The No. 4 Rockets will try and take a 2-0 lead over the No. 5 Jazz on Wednesday night
NBA.com
April 17

Cousins won't need surgery, but unlikely to return this postseason

Center DeMarcus Cousins is unlikely to return this postseason for the Golden State Warriors yet won't require surgery on his torn left quadriceps muscle.
ESPN
April 17

Griffin not giving up on keeping AD with Pels

David Griffin said he won't rule out the possibility of talking Anthony Davis into committing to the Pelicans.
SLAM
April 17
The SECRET to IMG Academy’s Success? BOUNCEOLOGY 101 | SLAM Day in the Life Ep. 2
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Former Notre Dame and NBA coach John MacLeod dies at 81

John MacLeod, the longtime NBA coach who also coached Notre Dame for eight seasons, has died. He was 81. MacLeod's son, Matt, confirmed his father's death Sunday to the Associated Press. MacLeod fought Alzheimer's disease for more than a decade. MacLeod coached the Irish from 1991 to '
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Former Notre Dame and NBA coach John MacLeod dies at 81

John MacLeod, the longtime NBA coach who also coached Notre Dame for eight seasons, has died. He was 81. MacLeod's son, Matt, confirmed his father's death Sunday to the Associated Press. MacLeod fought Alzheimer's disease for more than a decade. MacLeod coached the Irish from 1991 to '
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Former Notre Dame and NBA coach John MacLeod dies at 81

John MacLeod, the longtime NBA coach who also coached Notre Dame for eight seasons, has died. He was 81. MacLeod's son, Matt, confirmed his father's death Sunday to the Associated Press. MacLeod fought Alzheimer's disease for more than a decade. MacLeod coached the Irish from 1991 to '
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Former Notre Dame and NBA coach John MacLeod dies at 81

John MacLeod, the longtime NBA coach who also coached Notre Dame for eight seasons, has died. He was 81. MacLeod's son, Matt, confirmed his father's death Sunday to the Associated Press. MacLeod fought Alzheimer's disease for more than a decade. MacLeod coached the Irish from 1991 to '
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Former Notre Dame and NBA coach John MacLeod dies at 81

John MacLeod, the longtime NBA coach who also coached Notre Dame for eight seasons, has died. He was 81. MacLeod's son, Matt, confirmed his father's death Sunday to the Associated Press. MacLeod fought Alzheimer's disease for more than a decade. MacLeod coached the Irish from 1991 to '
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Former Notre Dame and NBA coach John MacLeod dies at 81

John MacLeod, the longtime NBA coach who also coached Notre Dame for eight seasons, has died. He was 81. MacLeod's son, Matt, confirmed his father's death Sunday to the Associated Press. MacLeod fought Alzheimer's disease for more than a decade. MacLeod coached the Irish from 1991 to '
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Former Notre Dame and NBA coach John MacLeod dies at 81

John MacLeod, the longtime NBA coach who also coached Notre Dame for eight seasons, has died. He was 81. MacLeod's son, Matt, confirmed his father's death Sunday to the Associated Press. MacLeod fought Alzheimer's disease for more than a decade. MacLeod coached the Irish from 1991 to '
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Former Notre Dame and NBA coach John MacLeod dies at 81

John MacLeod, the longtime NBA coach who also coached Notre Dame for eight seasons, has died. He was 81. MacLeod's son, Matt, confirmed his father's death Sunday to the Associated Press. MacLeod fought Alzheimer's disease for more than a decade. MacLeod coached the Irish from 1991 to '
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Former Notre Dame and NBA coach John MacLeod dies at 81

John MacLeod, the longtime NBA coach who also coached Notre Dame for eight seasons, has died. He was 81. MacLeod's son, Matt, confirmed his father's death Sunday to the Associated Press. MacLeod fought Alzheimer's disease for more than a decade. MacLeod coached the Irish from 1991 to '
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Former Notre Dame and NBA coach John MacLeod dies at 81

John MacLeod, the longtime NBA coach who also coached Notre Dame for eight seasons, has died. He was 81. MacLeod's son, Matt, confirmed his father's death Sunday to the Associated Press. MacLeod fought Alzheimer's disease for more than a decade. MacLeod coached the Irish from 1991 to '
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Former Notre Dame and NBA coach John MacLeod dies at 81

John MacLeod, the longtime NBA coach who also coached Notre Dame for eight seasons, has died. He was 81. MacLeod's son, Matt, confirmed his father's death Sunday to the Associated Press. MacLeod fought Alzheimer's disease for more than a decade. MacLeod coached the Irish from 1991 to '
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Former Notre Dame and NBA coach John MacLeod dies at 81

John MacLeod, the longtime NBA coach who also coached Notre Dame for eight seasons, has died. He was 81. MacLeod's son, Matt, confirmed his father's death Sunday to the Associated Press. MacLeod fought Alzheimer's disease for more than a decade. MacLeod coached the Irish from 1991 to '
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Former Notre Dame and NBA coach John MacLeod dies at 81

John MacLeod, the longtime NBA coach who also coached Notre Dame for eight seasons, has died. He was 81. MacLeod's son, Matt, confirmed his father's death Sunday to the Associated Press. MacLeod fought Alzheimer's disease for more than a decade. MacLeod coached the Irish from 1991 to '
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Celtics, Rockets and Bucks eye 2-0 1st-round series leads

BOSTON — The Celtics are preparing for their Game 2 matchup with the Pacers aware their series-opening win was notable more for its ugliness more than the outcome. Meanwhile, the Rockets and Bucks are heading into their respective Game 2s with the Jazz and Pistons expecting more competitive games after
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Pelicans' Griffin: Gentry staying, and perhaps Davis, too

The Pelicans newly hired top basketball executive said he's keeping coach Alvin Gentry and wouldn't out the possibility of talking six-time All-Star Anthony Davis into rescinding his trade request and committing to New Orleans long-term. ''We have a very long and successful history together
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Pelicans' Griffin: Gentry staying, and perhaps Davis, too

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — The Pelicans newly hired top basketball executive said he's keeping coach Alvin Gentry and wouldn't out the possibility of talking six-time All-Star Anthony Davis into rescinding his trade request and committing to New Orleans long-term. "We have a very long and successful
ESPN
April 17

Zag's shot-blocking Clarke to enter NBA draft

Gonzaga forward Brandon Clarke plans to skip his senior year and enter the NBA draft. Clarke's 117 blocks were the most in the country this past season.
NBA.com
April 17

Pelicans' Griffin hopeful Davis will want to stay put

The Pelicans newly hired top basketball executive is keeping coach Alvin Gentry will be retained and won't rule out the possibility of talking six-time All-Star Anthony Davis into rescinding his trade request and committing to New Orleans long-term.
ESPN
April 17

Westbrook vows to play better after loss

Thunder guard Russell Westbrook finished a rebound shy of a triple-double on Tuesday, but he called his play in the Game 2 loss to the Trail Blazers "unacceptable."
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Gonzaga’s Brandon Clarke to declare for draft

He's a likely mid-first-round pick.
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Tiger Woods & 2016 Cleveland Cavaliers: Comebacks & Steph Curry's memory – Terry Pluto

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- None of this story is to diminish what Tiger Woods accomplished by winning the Masters Tournament. He came back from not one...but FOUR back surgeries...to win his first Major tournament title since 2008. This would be like Babe Ruth winning the home run title when he was at the end
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Tiger Woods & 2016 Cleveland Cavaliers: Comebacks & Steph Curry's memory – Terry Pluto

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- None of this story is to diminish what Tiger Woods accomplished by winning the Masters Tournament. He came back from not one...but FOUR back surgeries...to win his first Major tournament title since 2008. This would be like Babe Ruth winning the home run title when he was at the end
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Tiger Woods & 2016 Cleveland Cavaliers: Comebacks & Steph Curry's memory – Terry Pluto

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- None of this story is to diminish what Tiger Woods accomplished by winning the Masters Tournament. He came back from not one...but FOUR back surgeries...to win his first Major tournament title since 2008. This would be like Babe Ruth winning the home run title when he was at the end
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Tiger Woods & 2016 Cleveland Cavaliers: Comebacks & Steph Curry's memory – Terry Pluto

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- None of this story is to diminish what Tiger Woods accomplished by winning the Masters Tournament. He came back from not one...but FOUR back surgeries...to win his first Major tournament title since 2008. This would be like Babe Ruth winning the home run title when he was at the end
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Yahoo DFS Basketball: Wednesday Picks

Brook Lopez had an all-around productive night in just 25 minutes as the Bucks rolled to a Game 1 win.
FOX Sports
April 17

Injured DeMarcus Cousins unlikely to return this postseason

Center DeMarcus Cousins is unlikely to return this postseason for the Golden State Warriors yet won't require surgery on his torn left quadriceps muscle
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Grizzlies add Rich Cho, Glen Grunwald to front office

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies have hired Rich Cho vice president of basketball strategy and Glen Grunwald as a senior adviser within the franchise's basketball operations department. Cho is a former Charlotte Hornets and Portland Trail Blazers general manager. Grunwald was general manager
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Grizzlies add Rich Cho, Glen Grunwald to front office

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies have hired Rich Cho vice president of basketball strategy and Glen Grunwald as a senior adviser within the franchise's basketball operations department. Cho is a former Charlotte Hornets and Portland Trail Blazers general manager. Grunwald was general manager
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Grizzlies add Rich Cho, Glen Grunwald to front office

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies have hired Rich Cho vice president of basketball strategy and Glen Grunwald as a senior adviser within the franchise's basketball operations department. Cho is a former Charlotte Hornets and Portland Trail Blazers general manager. Grunwald was general manager
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Grizzlies add Rich Cho, Glen Grunwald to front office

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies have hired Rich Cho vice president of basketball strategy and Glen Grunwald as a senior adviser within the franchise's basketball operations department. Cho is a former Charlotte Hornets and Portland Trail Blazers general manager. Grunwald was general manager
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Grizzlies add Rich Cho, Glen Grunwald to front office

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies have hired Rich Cho vice president of basketball strategy and Glen Grunwald as a senior adviser within the franchise's basketball operations department. Cho is a former Charlotte Hornets and Portland Trail Blazers general manager. Grunwald was general manager
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Grizzlies add Rich Cho, Glen Grunwald to front office

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies have hired Rich Cho vice president of basketball strategy and Glen Grunwald as a senior adviser within the franchise's basketball operations department. Cho is a former Charlotte Hornets and Portland Trail Blazers general manager. Grunwald was general manager
CBS Sports
April 17

NBA Playoffs 2019: Celtics vs. Pacers odds, picks, top predictions for Game 2 from model on 77-62 roll

SportsLine's advanced computer model simulated Wednesday's Celtics vs. Pacers game 10,000 times
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Series Spotlight: Magic vs. Raptors Game 2

Yahoo Sports partners with the NBA to take you inside Game 2 of the first round matchup between the Magic and the Raptors.
CBS Sports
April 17

DeMarcus Cousins injury update: Warriors star won't need surgery on torn left quad, still expected to miss playoffs

Cousins is likely done for the rest of the postseason
RealGM
April 17
Brandon Clarke Leaves Gonzaga For 2019 NBA Draft
RealGM
April 17
Ratings For 7 Of 8 Weekend NBA Playoff Games Down Double-Digits From 2018
RealGM
April 17
Tape Delayed Masters Had Higher TV Rating Than Blazers-Thunder Game 1
Yahoo Sports
April 17

NBA rumors: Kevin Durant's free-agency decision not impacted by playoffs

No matter if the Warriors win a third straight NBA Finals this season or not, people around the league reportedly believe Kevin Durant is as good as gone.
RealGM
April 17
Cavaliers Would Have Interest In Trading For Gordon Hayward
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Do Buddy Hield, De'Aaron Fox make a case for NBA's Most Improved Player?

The Kings' breakout season opened the door for potential Most Improved Player Awards for two teammates.
CBS Sports
April 17

Anthony Davis trade rumors: Pelicans exec David Griffin indicates superstar's time in New Orleans may not be over

Griffin, introduced as Pelicans vice president of basketball operations on Wednesday afternoon, already has his hands full
ESPN
April 17

Nuggets coach used Clippers' rally as inspiration

With his team trailing 73-57 in the third quarter on Tuesday, Nuggets coach Mike Malone reminded the players of the Clippers' comeback on Monday against the Warriors. "The guys took it to heart," he said after Denver's win over the Spurs.
SLAM
April 17
Brandon Clarke Declares For Draft
SLAM
April 17
Brandon Clarke Declares For Draft
CBS Sports
April 17

Blake Griffin injury update: Pistons star at team shootaround, still questionable vs. Bucks for Game 2 of NBA playoffs

Griffin's sore left knee continues to be an issue for the All-Star forward
FOX Sports
April 17

Pelicans’ Griffin: Gentry staying, and perhaps Davis, too

The Pelicans' newly hired top basketball executive says coach Alvin Gentry will be retained
RealGM
April 17
David Griffin Met With Rich Paul, Believes Anthony Davis Open To Remaining With Pelicans
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Celtics Notebook: Brad Stevens doesn't have time for trip down memory lane

Brad Stevens will have to wait for another time to reflect on coaching against the Indiana Pacers, the team he followed while growing up in the Hoosier State, in the first round. BOSTON – He hasn't had any time for a trip down memory lane since preparation for the NBA playoffs began last week. Brad
FOX Sports
April 17

Nets, 76ers square off with series tied 1-1

The Brooklyn Nets host the Philadelphia 76ers in game three of the Eastern Conference first round with the series tied 1-1
FOX Sports
April 17

Clippers, Warriors tied 1-1 heading to game 3

The Golden State Warriors visit the Los Angeles Clippers for game three of the Western Conference first round with the series tied 1-1
FOX Sports
April 17

Spurs, Nuggets tied 1-1 heading to game 3

The San Antonio Spurs host the Denver Nuggets in game three of the Western Conference first round with the series tied 1-1
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Stackhouse: Vandy sure thing, NBA gigs maybes

ESPN News Services Jerry Stackhouse says he doesn't regret accepting the head coaching job at Vanderbilt despite being confident he would have been in the mix for the head coaching positions that successively opened up in the NBA. "As my mom said, 'One bird in the hand is worth two in the
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Stackhouse: Vandy sure thing, NBA gigs maybes

ESPN News Services Jerry Stackhouse says he doesn't regret accepting the head coaching job at Vanderbilt despite being confident he would have been in the mix for the head coaching positions that successively opened up in the NBA. "As my mom said, 'One bird in the hand is worth two in the
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Stackhouse: Vandy sure thing, NBA gigs maybes

ESPN News Services Jerry Stackhouse says he doesn't regret accepting the head coaching job at Vanderbilt despite being confident he would have been in the mix for the head coaching positions that successively opened up in the NBA. "As my mom said, 'One bird in the hand is worth two in the
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Stackhouse: Vandy sure thing, NBA gigs maybes

ESPN News Services Jerry Stackhouse says he doesn't regret accepting the head coaching job at Vanderbilt despite being confident he would have been in the mix for the head coaching positions that successively opened up in the NBA. "As my mom said, 'One bird in the hand is worth two in the
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Celtics, Rockets and Bucks eye 2-0 1st-round series leads

The Celtics are preparing for their Game 2 matchup with the Pacers aware their series-opening win was notable more for its ugliness more than the outcome. Meanwhile, the Rockets and Bucks are heading into their respective Game 2s with the Jazz and Pistons expecting more competitive games after dominating
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Celtics, Rockets and Bucks eye 2-0 1st-round series leads

The Golden State Warriors are trying to regain the lead in a series they probably still can't believe is tied. Same with the San Antonio Spurs , who like the Warriors know they are facing an opponent who won't stay down no matter how far they fall down. The Clippers ' historic comeback against
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Yahoo DFS Basketball: Wednesday Picks

Wednesday brings three more Game 2's in the NBA playoffs with each of the higher seeds looking to take 2-0 series leads. While there aren't a ton of options for such a limited slate, we still have the opportunity to win some cash on Yahoo. Let's dig into the matchups and discuss some players
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Nuggets erase 19-point deficit in win over Spurs

The Nuggets were in danger of losing a second straight game at the Pepsi Center after posting the NBA's best home record (34-7) during the regular season, The Associated Press reported. They trailed 78-59 late in the third quarter before closing the game on a 55-27 run. "We gave up 38 points
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Yahoo DFS Basketball: Wednesday Picks

Wednesday brings three more Game 2's in the NBA playoffs with each of the higher seeds looking to take 2-0 series leads. While there aren't a ton of options for such a limited slate, we still have the opportunity to win some cash on Yahoo. Let's dig into the matchups and discuss some players
Yahoo Sports
April 17

Celtics, Rockets and Bucks eye 2-0 1st-round series leads

The Celtics are preparing for their Game 2 matchup with the Pacers aware their series-opening win was notable more for its ugliness more than the outcome. Meanwhile, the Rockets and Bucks are heading into their respective Game 2s with the Jazz and Pistons expecting more competitive games after dominating
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April 17

Yahoo DFS Basketball: Wednesday Picks

Nick joins John to discuss which NBA Western Conference team threatens the suddenly vulnerable Golden State Warriors.
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April 17

Turning Point: Murray comes up big after early struggles

Mike Malone, Gregg Popovich, and DeMar DeRozan react to Jamal Murray's turnaround performance that helped even up the series.
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April 17

Blazers go up 2-0 against the Thunder with 114-94 win

The guard scored 33 points as the Portland Trail Blazers took a 2-0 lead in their playoff series against the Oklahoma City Thunder with a 114-94 victory on Tuesday night. Tense at times with plenty of jawing back-and-forth between the teams, the series now heads to Oklahoma City for Game 3 on Friday
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April 17

Warriors, Spurs try to forget blown chances for 2-0 leads

The Golden State Warriors are trying to regain the lead in a series they probably still can't believe is tied. Same with the San Antonio Spurs, who like the Warriors know they are facing an opponent who won't stay down no matter how far they fall down. The Clippers' historic comeback against
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April 17
Kyle Lowry Credits Raptors' Defense For Game 2 Win
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April 17

Oklahoma City's Thunder's continuing shooting woes lead to another loss

Oklahoma City forward Paul George accepted blame for the Thunder's loss in Game 1. Now it was Russell Westbrook's turn to take one for the team. Westbrook and most of his teammates - except George - struggled with their shooting against the Blazers Tuesday night. The result was a 114-94 loss
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April 17

NBA Playoffs 2019: Five things to watch in Game 2 between the Pacers/Celtics, Pistons/Bucks and Jazz/Rockets

Another day of playoff action rolls around and there's three key games to keep your eye on Thursday. The Indiana Pacers, Detroit Pistons and Utah Jazz will look to bounce back and level their respective series. Boston, Houston and Milwaukee are out to strengthen their playoff push and grab a commanding
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April 17

NBA Playoffs 2019: Five things to watch in Game 2 between the Pacers/Celtics, Pistons/Bucks and Jazz/Rockets

Another day of playoff action rolls around and there's three key games to keep your eye on Thursday. The Indiana Pacers, Detroit Pistons and Utah Jazz will look to bounce back and level their respective series. Boston, Houston and Milwaukee are out to strengthen their playoff push and grab a commanding
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April 17

NBA Playoffs 2019: Five things to watch in Game 2 between the Pacers/Celtics, Pistons/Bucks and Jazz/Rockets

Another day of playoff action rolls around and there's three key games to keep your eye on Thursday. The Indiana Pacers, Detroit Pistons and Utah Jazz will look to bounce back and level their respective series. Boston, Houston and Milwaukee are out to strengthen their playoff push and grab a commanding
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April 17

NBA Playoffs 2019: Five things to watch in Game 2 between the Pacers/Celtics, Pistons/Bucks and Jazz/Rockets

Another day of playoff action rolls around and there's three key games to keep your eye on Thursday. The Indiana Pacers, Detroit Pistons and Utah Jazz will look to bounce back and level their respective series. Boston, Houston and Milwaukee are out to strengthen their playoff push and grab a commanding
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April 17

NBA Playoffs 2019: Five things to watch in Game 2 between the Pacers/Celtics, Pistons/Bucks and Jazz/Rockets

Another day of playoff action rolls around and there's three key games to keep your eye on Thursday. The Indiana Pacers, Detroit Pistons and Utah Jazz will look to bounce back and level their respective series. Boston, Houston and Milwaukee are out to strengthen their playoff push and grab a commanding
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April 17

NBA Playoffs 2019: Five things to watch in Game 2 between the Pacers/Celtics, Pistons/Bucks and Jazz/Rockets

Another day of playoff action rolls around and there's three key games to keep your eye on Thursday. The Indiana Pacers, Detroit Pistons and Utah Jazz will look to bounce back and level their respective series. Boston, Houston and Milwaukee are out to strengthen their playoff push and grab a commanding
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April 17

Raptors find the best version of themselves for a critical Game 2 rout

Kevin Arnovitz ESPN Staff Writer Close NBA writer for ESPN.com since 2008 Former contributor and editor at NPR Follow on Twitter TORONTO -- Just over a minute into Game 2 against the Orlando Magic, Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry sniffed out a mismatch against center Nikola Vucevic and went to work.
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April 17

Raptors find the best version of themselves for a critical Game 2 rout

Toronto was one game late to the NBA playoffs. But Kawhi Leonard, Kyle Lowry & Co. showed up in grand fashion.
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April 17

Turning Point: 'Leonard was in a groove'

Kawhi Leonard exploded for 37 points in game 2 for the Raptors despite early foul trouble and after the game Nick Nurse, Steve Clifford, Aaron Gordon and Kyle Lowry discussed his impact.
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April 17

Canzano: Trail Blazers Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum just shot the Thunder back to OKC

Russell Westbrook was long gone before the final horn sounded on Tuesday night. So was one of the longest running basketball debates in this city. Both were chased off by Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum. The Thunder's All-Star guard fled the bench with 10 seconds left on the game clock, ducked out
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April 17

For DeMarcus Cousins, it wasn't supposed to end like this

An arduous rehab process got the Warriors' big man back on the court after nearly a year away. Then, just as he was getting his first taste of playoff action, his body failed him again.
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April 17

James Harden, Donovan Mitchell share off-court branding experiences despite being fierce competitors

On the eve of the Houston Rockets' second regular-season contest against the Utah Jazz on Dec. 5, star guards James Harden and Donovan Mitchell met at a private home in Salt Lake City for a commercial shoot. The TV spot from the BodyArmor campaign would be released during NCAA March Madness, but
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April 17

Lakers coaching rumors: Members of L.A.'s front office wary of hiring Tyronn Lue due to connection with LeBron James

The Lakers are planning to interview Lue, along with 76ers assistant coach Monty Williams
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April 17

Celtics, Rockets and Bucks eye 2-0 1st-round series leads

BOSTON (AP) — The Celtics are preparing for their Game 2 matchup with the Pacers aware their series-opening win was notable more for its ugliness more than the outcome. Meanwhile, the Rockets and Bucks are heading into their respective Game 2s with the Jazz and Pistons expecting more competitive games