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Harden Vs. Curry: An Unlikely Playoff Duel For The Ages

by Christopher Reina

Championships and deep playoff runs are the domain of big men or transcendent top-10 all-time talents like LeBron and Jordan, so these two offensive savants who are 6-5 and under MVP candidates are in truly rarefied territory as the unquestioned best players on Conference Finalists.

The Lakers' Draft Predicament

by Jonathan Tjarks

Okafor and Randle both want to play around the rim on offense and makes you confident in their ability to anchor an NBA defense. The worst case scenario is they would end up getting in each other's way on one end of the floor and leave the paint unprotected on the other.

Risk-Benefit Dictates 2015 Max Players Return To 2016 Free Agency

by Louis Roxin

Signing a two-year contract with a player option for the second season, so the player can return to free agency in 2016, is the optimal choice for the 2015 free agent class.

Five Seniors Creating Late NBA Draft Buzz

by Cameron Schott

Prospects sometimes emerge late in the draft process, even after their senior year. Rakeem Christmas, Darion Atkins, Cady Lalanne, Pat Connaughton and Richaun Holmes are five such players.

$55,000 Playoff Fantasy Basketball Contest

by RealGM Staff Report

All you have to do is pick the 8 NBA players you think will score the most fantasy points during Games 2 between Rockets versus Warriors and Cavaliers versus Hawks.

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2015 NBA Playoffs Bracket

Opening Round
E1 Atlanta Hawks 4
E8 Brooklyn Nets 2
 
 
 
 
E4 Toronto Raptors 0
E5 Washington Wizards 4
 
E3 Chicago Bulls 4
E6 Milwaukee Bucks 2
 
 
 
 
E2 Cleveland Cavaliers 4
E7 Boston Celtics 0
 
W1 Golden State Warriors 4
W8 New Orleans Pelicans 0
 
 
 
 
W5 Memphis Grizzlies 4
W4 Portland Trail Blazers 1
 
W3 Los Angeles Clippers 4
W6 San Antonio Spurs 3
 
 
 
 
W2 Houston Rockets 4
W7 Dallas Mavericks 1
 
Conference Semi-Finals
 
E1 Atlanta Hawks 4
E5 Washington Wizards 2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
E2 Cleveland Cavaliers 4
E3 Chicago Bulls 2
W1 Golden State Warriors 4
W5 Memphis Grizzlies 2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
W2 Houston Rockets 4
W3 Los Angeles Clippers 3
Conference Finals
 
 
 
E1 Atlanta Hawks 0
E2 Cleveland Cavaliers 2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
W1 Golden State Warriors 3
W2 Houston Rockets 0
NBA Finals
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- N/A -
- N/A -

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NBA Playoffs Schedule

DateAway TeamHome Team
May. 21 at 9:00 PM
Houston (L
Golden State (W)
May. 22 at 8:30 PM
Cleveland (W
Atlanta (L)
May. 23 at 9:00 PM
Golden State (W
Houston (L)
May. 24 at 8:30 PM
Atlanta 
Cleveland
May. 25 at 9:00 PM
Golden State 
Houston
May. 26 at 8:30 PM
Atlanta 
Cleveland
May. 27 at 1:00 PM
Houston 
Golden State
May. 28 at 8:30 PM
Cleveland 
Atlanta
May. 29 at 1:00 PM
Golden State 
Houston
May. 30 at 8:30 PM
Atlanta 
Cleveland
May. 31 at 1:00 PM
Houston 
Golden State
Jun. 1 at 8:30 PM
Cleveland 
Atlanta

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2015 D-League Playoffs Bracket

First Round
W1 Santa Cruz Warriors 2
W4 Oklahoma City Blue 0
 
 
 
 
W2 Austin Spurs 2
W3 Bakersfield Jam 1
 
E1 Maine Red Claws 0
E4 Fort Wayne Mad Ants 2
 
 
 
 
E2 Sioux Falls Skyforce 1
E3 Canton Charge 2
 
Second Round
 
W1 Santa Cruz Warriors 2
W2 Austin Spurs 1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
E3 Canton Charge 0
E4 Fort Wayne Mad Ants 2
Finals
 
 
 
W1 Santa Cruz Warriors 2
E4 Fort Wayne Mad Ants 0

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Euroleague Schedule

DateAway TeamHome Team
May. 17 at 2:00 PM
Olympiacos (L
Real Madrid (W
May. 17 at 11:00 AM
CSKA Moscow (W
Fenerbahce Ulker (L
May. 15 at 2:00 PM
Olympiacos (W
CSKA Moscow (L
May. 15 at 2:00 PM
Fenerbahce Ulker (L
Real Madrid (W
Apr. 23 at 2:00 PM
FCB (L
Olympiacos (W
Apr. 23 at 2:00 PM
Real Madrid (W
Anadolu Efes (L
Apr. 22 at 2:00 PM
CSKA Moscow (W
Panathinaikos (L
Apr. 21 at 2:00 PM
Real Madrid (L
Anadolu Efes (W
Apr. 21 at 2:00 PM
FCB (L
Olympiacos (W
Apr. 20 at 2:00 PM
Fenerbahce Ulker (W
MAC (L

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NBA Playoffs Leaders

Anthony Davis 31.50 Points

Dwight Howard 14.00 Rebounds

John Wall 11.86 Assists

Anthony Davis 3.00 Blocks

Jimmy Butler 2.42 Steals

Greg Stiemsma 107.36 PER

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Top Performers for May. 23, 2015

NBA Playoffs Standings

Conference Finals
HomeSeriesAway
#1 Atlanta 0-2 #2 Cleveland
#1 Golden State 3-0 #2 Houston

Conference Semi Finals
HomeSeriesAway
#1 Atlanta 4-2 #5 Washington
#2 Cleveland 4-2 #3 Chicago
#1 Golden State 4-2 #5 Memphis
#2 Houston 4-3 #3 L.A. Clippers

Opening Round
HomeSeriesAway
#1 Atlanta 4-2 #8 Brooklyn
#2 Cleveland 4-0 #7 Boston
#3 Chicago 4-2 #6 Milwaukee
#4 Toronto 0-4 #5 Washington
#1 Golden State 4-0 #8 New Orleans
#2 Houston 4-1 #7 Dallas
#3 L.A. Clippers 4-3 #6 San Antonio
#5 Memphis 4-1 #4 Portland

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NCAA Leaders

Tyler Harvey 23.06 Points

Alan Williams 11.85 Rebounds

Kahlil Felder 7.64 Assists

Jordan Mickey 3.61 Blocks

Corey Walden 3.09 Steals

Frank Kaminsky 32.30 PER

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D-League Playoffs Leaders

Scotty Hopson 26.67 Points

Ognen Kuzmic 13.29 Rebounds

Semaj Christon 9.00 Assists

James McAdoo 3.00 Blocks

Aaron Craft 2.86 Steals

James McAdoo 28.23 PER

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Euroleague Leaders

Taylor Rochestie 18.90 Points

Boban Marjanovic 10.67 Rebounds

Milos Teodosic 7.00 Assists

Artsiom Parakhouski 1.96 Blocks

David Logan 2.30 Steals

Kyle Hines 0.00 PER

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