Bulls Fire Tom Thibodeau
Tom Thibodeau was hired as head coach in 2010.
Dunc'd On Basketball Podcast: May 29th (Kevin Pelton)
In Friday's episode, ESPN Insider Kevin Pelton (@KPelton) joins Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) to discuss the Tom Thibodeau firing in Chicago, preview the Finals, and discuss the highest-rated prospects on his draft board.
Pelicans Discuss Head Coaching Job With Vinny Del Negro
Vinny Del Negro has reached the playoffs four times in his five seasons as a head coach.
Dwyane Wade, Heat Have 'Sizable Gap' On Contract Plans
There is a sentiment in Dwyane Wade's camp that he could opt out this summer with the hope the Heat would give him a three-year deal.
Warriors, Cavaliers Efficiency In Regular Season / Playoffs
The Cavaliers have improved their defense in the playoffs from 106.3 points per 100 possession allowed to 101.9.
Warriors Considered 5-12 Favorites By Vegas To Win Finals
The Warriors opened at 25-1 and that number came down as the season progressed, but the books made money off future bets on the Clippers, Spurs and even the Lakers.
Klay Thompson Developed Concussion-Like Symptoms After Game 5
Klay Thompson had been hit in the head by Trevor Ariza at the 9:31 mark of the fourth quarter.
Some Bulls' Players Didn't Endorse Retaining Tom Thibodeau
The Bulls are expected to resolve the future of Tom Thibodeau by Friday with his dismissal likely unless Jerry Reinsdorf unexpectedly intervenes at the last minute.
Marc Gasol: Spurs Are An Example Franchise
Marc Gasol admitted his free agency decision will be complicated.
Dunc'd On Basketball Podcast: May 28th
In Thursday's episode, Nate Duncan and Daniel Leroux of RealGM recap the Warriors closing out the Rockets in a hard-fought game and advancing to the NBA Finals. They also talk about Houston's future and answer listener questions.

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Related Artists: The Curry & LeBron Finals

by Christopher Reina

There are so many surface contrasts of style and narrative between Stephen Curry and LeBron James, but they're remarkably related players carrying their teams and transfiguring basketball.

The Left-Handed Basketball Fraternity

by Andrew Perna

Only 42 of the 492 players that played in the NBA this season are lefty - just 8.53 percent of the league. It is an intriguing collection of players and we talked with dozens of players about what makes them unique to play against and how they could have an edge.

Making the Case For T.J. McConnell

by Cameron Schott

While upside and athleticism may rise as the draft nears, basketball IQ and toughness may get overlooked in the process. As a player that exemplifies both of the latter categories, here's why T.J. McConnell may surprise and make an NBA roster next season.

The Post Post-Play World

by Jonathan Tjarks

While making a living by scoring with your back to the basket isn't going to work for the vast majority of young big men coming into the league, the rules that apply to the 99 percent don't necessarily hold true for the 1 percent. Jahlil Okafor. DeMarcus Cousins. Joel Embiid. Karl Towns. Post play may be gone for now but that doesn't mean it will be gone forever.

Euroleague Interview: Taylor Rochestie Of Nizhny Novgorod

by Erildas Budraitis

RealGM caught up with Taylor Rochestie to discuss his success during the 14-15 season, experiences while playing for Nizhny Novgorod, his shooting performance and much more.

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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 4
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
W1 Golden State Warriors 4
W2 Houston Rockets 1
NBA Finals
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
W1 Golden State Warriors 0
E2 Cleveland Cavaliers 0

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NBA Playoffs Schedule

DateAway TeamHome Team
May. 25 at 9:00 PM
Golden State (L
Houston (W)
May. 26 at 8:30 PM
Atlanta (L
Cleveland (W)
May. 27 at 9:00 PM
Houston (L
Golden State (W)
Jun. 4 at 9:00 PM
Cleveland 
Golden State
Jun. 7 at 8:00 PM
Cleveland 
Golden State
Jun. 9 at 9:00 PM
Golden State 
Cleveland
Jun. 11 at 9:00 PM
Golden State 
Cleveland
Jun. 14 at 8:00 PM
Cleveland 
Golden State
Jun. 16 at 9:00 PM
Golden State 
Cleveland
Jun. 19 at 9:00 PM
Cleveland 
Golden State

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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. 27, 2015

NBA Playoffs Standings

NBA Champion
N/A

NBA Finals
HomeSeriesAway
#1 Golden State 0-0 #2 Cleveland

Conference Finals
HomeSeriesAway
#1 Atlanta 0-4 #2 Cleveland
#1 Golden State 4-1 #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

Maurice Sutton 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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