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Kevin Durant will be an unrestricted free agent in the offseason for the first time in his career.
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Nicolas Batum's agent is optimistic of being able to quickly agree upon a new contract in free agency with the Hornets.
Dunc'd On: GSW/OKC Game 7
The full breakdown of Game 7 between OKC and GSW, with audio from Steph Curry, Steve Kerr, Billy Donovan and Kevin Durant.
Jeanie Buss: Phil Jackson Won't Leave Knicks To Join Lakers
Phil Jackson reportedly has an opt-out clause after the 16-17 season.
Andre Iguodala: It Must Be Fun Playing With A Guy Like Kevin Durant
Andre Iguodala was given the primary responsibility of defending Kevin Durant in the Western Conference Finals.
Game 7 Of Warriors-Thunder Becomes NBA's Highest Ever Rated Game On Cable
TNT's coverage of Game 7 of the Western Conference Finals drew an 11.2 household rating.
Brett Brown Appears To Prefer Ben Simmons With Top Pick
Brett Brown was coaching David Simmons when Ben Simmons was born and has maintained a relationship with the family.
Ujiri Wants Raptors To Re-Sign DeMar DeRozan, Bismack Biyombo
Masai Ujiri said the Raptors have just taken "baby steps" towards becoming a contender.
P.J. Carlesimo Decides Not To Take 76ers' Assistant Job For Family Reasons
P.J. Carlesimo has been serving as an analyst for ESPN.
Heat Will Try To Persuade Hassan Whiteside To Take Less Than Max
Miami will have to use cap space to sign Hassan Whiteside.

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Klay Thompson Bonafide Superstar No Matter The Context

by Michael Pina

Klay Thompson's talent is irreplaceable. Nobody on Earth is a better shooter, short of his own teammate. But he can also guard multiple positions and rebound. And, best of all, he's still improving.

Warriors, Thunder Taking Turns Beating Each Other In The Opposite Style

by Matthew Tynan

The Warriors' Death Lineup has been on a suicide mission so Steve Kerr shifted to playing Oklahoma City's way with Andrew Bogut controlling the paint just as Billy Donovan has used his Megadeath small lineup to destroy Golden State in Games 3 and 4.

2016 Offseason Preview: Houston Rockets

by Keith P Smith

The Rockets aren't far from contention, but they could fall out of relevance without making the right moves. Supplementing Clint Capela and the young PFs with proven big man talent and a new backup PG are priorities.

The Spectacular Nonsense Of Cavs, Raptors

by Colin McGowan

Many of the Cavs' shots that are now 24-footers were dunks and lay-ins during the pair of blowouts for that opened the series, while Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan ascended to being unguardable back in Toronto.

2016 Offseason Preview: Dallas Mavericks

by Keith P Smith

Dallas is likely looking at a roster that is veteran heavy and filled with short-term contracts as they continue to forgo a full rebuild for as long as Dirk Nowitzki keeps playing.

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2016 NBA Playoffs Bracket

Opening Round
E1 Cleveland Cavaliers 4
E8 Detroit Pistons 0
 
 
 
 
E4 Atlanta Hawks 4
E5 Boston Celtics 2
 
E3 Miami Heat 4
E6 Charlotte Hornets 3
 
 
 
 
E2 Toronto Raptors 4
E7 Indiana Pacers 3
 
W1 Golden State Warriors 4
W8 Houston Rockets 1
 
 
 
 
W4 Los Angeles Clippers 2
W5 Portland Trail Blazers 4
 
W3 Oklahoma City Thunder 4
W6 Dallas Mavericks 1
 
 
 
 
W2 San Antonio Spurs 4
W7 Memphis Grizzlies 0
 
Conference Semi-Finals
 
E1 Cleveland Cavaliers 4
E4 Atlanta Hawks 0
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
E2 Toronto Raptors 4
E3 Miami Heat 3
W1 Golden State Warriors 4
W5 Portland Trail Blazers 1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
W2 San Antonio Spurs 2
W3 Oklahoma City Thunder 4
Conference Finals
 
 
 
E1 Cleveland Cavaliers 4
E2 Toronto Raptors 2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
W1 Golden State Warriors 4
W3 Oklahoma City Thunder 3
NBA Finals
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
W1 Golden State Warriors 0
E1 Cleveland Cavaliers 0

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NBA Playoffs Schedule

DateAway TeamHome Team
May. 28 at 9:00 PM
Golden State (W
Oklahoma City (L)
May. 30 at 9:00 PM
Oklahoma City (L
Golden State (W)
Jun. 2 at 9:00 PM
Cleveland 
Golden State
Jun. 5 at 8:00 PM
Cleveland 
Golden State
Jun. 8 at 9:00 PM
Golden State 
Cleveland
Jun. 10 at 9:00 PM
Golden State 
Cleveland
Jun. 13 at 9:00 PM
Cleveland 
Golden State
Jun. 16 at 9:00 PM
Golden State 
Cleveland
Jun. 19 at 8:00 PM
Cleveland 
Golden State

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2016 D-League Playoffs Bracket

First Round
W1 Reno Bighorns 1
W4 Los Angeles D-Fenders 2
 
 
 
 
W2 Austin Spurs 2
W3 Rio Grande Valley Vipers 1
 
E1 Sioux Falls Skyforce 2
E4 Westchester Knicks 0
 
 
 
 
E2 Maine Red Claws 0
E3 Canton Charge 2
 
Second Round
 
W2 Austin Spurs 1
W4 Los Angeles D-Fenders 2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
E1 Sioux Falls Skyforce 2
E3 Canton Charge 0
Finals
 
 
 
E1 Sioux Falls Skyforce 2
W4 Los Angeles D-Fenders 1

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Euroleague Schedule

DateAway TeamHome Team
May. 15 at 2:00 PM
CSKA Moscow (W
Fenerbahce Ulker (L
May. 15 at 11:00 AM
Lokomotiv Kuban (W
CAJ (L
May. 13 at 3:00 PM
Lokomotiv Kuban (L
CSKA Moscow (W
May. 13 at 12:00 PM
CAJ (L
Fenerbahce Ulker (W
Apr. 26 at 2:00 PM
FCB (L
Lokomotiv Kuban (W
Apr. 21 at 2:00 PM
Lokomotiv Kuban (W
FCB (L
Apr. 19 at 2:00 PM
Lokomotiv Kuban (L
FCB (W
Apr. 19 at 2:00 PM
CAJ (W
Panathinaikos (L
Apr. 19 at 2:00 PM
Fenerbahce Ulker (W
Real Madrid (L
Apr. 18 at 2:00 PM
CSKA Moscow (W
KK Crvena Zvezda (L

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NBA Playoffs Leaders

Kevin Durant 28.39 Points

DeAndre Jordan 16.33 Rebounds

Russell Westbrook 11.00 Assists

Myles Turner 3.29 Blocks

Kawhi Leonard 2.60 Steals

Chris Paul 34.20 PER

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Top Performers for May. 30, 2016

NBA Playoffs Standings

Round Robin
N/A

NBA Finals
HomeSeriesAway
#1 Golden State 0-0 #1 Cleveland

Conference Finals
HomeSeriesAway
#1 Cleveland 4-2 #2 Toronto
#1 Golden State 4-3 #3 Oklahoma City

Conference Semi Finals
HomeSeriesAway
#1 Cleveland 4-0 #4 Atlanta
#2 Toronto 4-3 #3 Miami
#1 Golden State 4-1 #5 Portland
#2 San Antonio 2-4 #3 Oklahoma City

Opening Round
HomeSeriesAway
#1 Cleveland 4-0 #8 Detroit
#2 Toronto 4-3 #7 Indiana
#3 Miami 4-3 #6 Charlotte
#4 Atlanta 4-2 #5 Boston
#1 Golden State 4-1 #8 Houston
#2 San Antonio 4-0 #7 Memphis
#3 Oklahoma City 4-1 #6 Dallas
#4 L.A. Clippers 2-4 #5 Portland

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NCAA Leaders

James Daniel 27.07 Points

Egidijus Mockevicius 14.00 Rebounds

Kay Felder 9.26 Assists

Vashil Fernandez 3.31 Blocks

Tra-Deon Hollins 3.97 Steals

John Brown 34.05 PER

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D-League Playoffs Leaders

Erick Green 36.67 Points

Coty Clarke 12.00 Rebounds

David Stockton 9.33 Assists

Chris Walker 3.33 Blocks

Briante Weber 3.50 Steals

Kevin Capers 36.61 PER

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Euroleague Leaders

Nando De Colo 19.44 Points

Yannis Bourousis 8.66 Rebounds

Thomas Heurtel 7.88 Assists

Ekpe Udoh 2.26 Blocks

Nick Calathes 2.04 Steals

Nando De Colo 28.46 PER

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