Kevin Love Has No Chance Of Returning In Playoffs
If Kevin Love's shoulder doesn't heal in four to six weeks, he will need to undergo surgery.
J.R. Smith Suspended Two Games
J.R. Smith will miss Games 1 and 2 of the second round.
Execs Expect Brook Lopez To Re-Sign With Nets On Max Contract
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Jimmy Butler: I've Been Worried About Offense Too Much
Jimmy Butler is averaging 44.2 minutes per game in the series against the Bucks.
Dunc'd On Basketball Podcast: April 28th
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Raptors Evaluating Future Of Dwane Casey
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Chandler Parsons May Need Microfracture Surgery
Chandler Parsons would miss the beginning of next season if he undergoes microfracture surgery.
Marcelo Huertas Hopes To Leave Europe For NBA
Marcelo Huertas has played six seasons for FC Barcelona of the Spanish ACB.
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Cavs Prepare For Title Run As Celtics Prepare For Future

by Andrew Perna

The Celtics failed to win a game, but were competitive throughout and the Cavaliers didnt advance unscathed.

Bryce Dejean-Jones Misread, Not Overlooked

by Shams Charania

Bryce Dejean-Jones will be examined for every headline in his college career. He'll be interviewed about the apartment incident, the moodiness surfacing around teams. He went to Iowa State with questions, and once again, he goes misread into a new basketball world.

Jason Terry Still The Old Jet

by Jonathan Tjarks

Jason Terry had Allen Iverson's swag and Jeff Hornacek's game. In his mind, the most gangster thing you could do was hit a pull-up mid-range jumper and he's still doing it at 37.

The Stepien Wiggle Room

by Daniel Leroux

All the Stepien Rule says is that a team cannot be without any first round pick two years in a row and pick protection complicates those scenarios.

Reviewing The Lottery Teams In Infographics

by Christopher Reina

The Thunder, Suns, Jazz, Pacers, Heat, Hornets, Pistons, Nuggets, Kings, Magic, Lakers, 76ers, Knicks and Wolves missed the playoffs. Here's where they struggled and where there's hope.

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2015 NBA Playoffs Bracket

Opening Round
E1 Atlanta Hawks 2
E8 Brooklyn Nets 2
 
 
 
 
E4 Toronto Raptors 0
E5 Washington Wizards 4
 
E3 Chicago Bulls 3
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 3
W4 Portland Trail Blazers 1
 
W3 Los Angeles Clippers 2
W6 San Antonio Spurs 2
 
 
 
 
W2 Houston Rockets 3
W7 Dallas Mavericks 1
 
Conference Semi-Finals
 
- N/A -
- N/A -
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- N/A -
- N/A -
- N/A -
- N/A -
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- N/A -
- N/A -
Conference Finals
 
 
 
- N/A -
- N/A -
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- N/A -
- N/A -
NBA Finals
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- N/A -
- N/A -

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NBA Playoffs Schedule

DateAway TeamHome Team
Apr. 25 at 3:00 PM
Atlanta (L
Brooklyn (W)
Apr. 25 at 5:30 PM
Chicago (L
Milwaukee (W)
Apr. 25 at 8:00 PM
Golden State (W
New Orleans (L)
Apr. 25 at 10:30 PM
Memphis (W
Portland (L)
Apr. 26 at 1:00 PM
Cleveland (W
Boston (L)
Apr. 26 at 3:30 PM
L.A. Clippers (W
San Antonio (L)
Apr. 26 at 6:30 PM
Toronto (L
Washington (W)
Apr. 26 at 9:00 PM
Houston (L
Dallas (W)
Apr. 27 at 7:00 PM
Atlanta (L
Brooklyn (W)
Apr. 27 at 8:00 PM
Milwaukee (W
Chicago (L)
Apr. 27 at 10:30 PM
Memphis (L
Portland (W)
Apr. 28 at 8:00 PM
Dallas 
Houston
Apr. 28 at 10:30 PM
San Antonio 
L.A. Clippers
Apr. 29 at 7:00 PM
Brooklyn 
Atlanta
Apr. 29 at 9:30 PM
Portland 
Memphis
Apr. 30 at 7:00 PM
Chicago 
Milwaukee
Apr. 30 at 8:00 PM
Houston 
Dallas
Apr. 30 at 9:30 PM
L.A. Clippers 
San Antonio
May. 1 at 8:00 PM
Atlanta 
Brooklyn
May. 1 at 10:30 PM
Memphis 
Portland

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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. 15 at 2:00 PM
Olympiacos 
CSKA Moscow 
May. 15 at 2:00 PM
Fenerbahce Ulker 
Real Madrid 

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NBA Playoffs Leaders

Stephen Curry 33.75 Points

Blake Griffin 13.25 Rebounds

John Wall 12.50 Assists

Anthony Davis 3.00 Blocks

Khris Middleton 2.80 Steals

Shawn Marion 131.03 PER

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Top Performers for Apr. 27, 2015

Deron Williams 35 Points

John Henson 14 Rebounds

Jeff Teague 11 Assists

Brook Lopez 4 Blocks

Jimmy Butler 4 Steals

Deron Williams 24.8 Efficiency

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NBA Playoffs Standings

Opening Round
HomeSeriesAway
#1 Atlanta 2-2 #8 Brooklyn
#2 Cleveland 4-0 #7 Boston
#3 Chicago 3-2 #6 Milwaukee
#4 Toronto 0-4 #5 Washington
#1 Golden State 4-0 #8 New Orleans
#2 Houston 3-1 #7 Dallas
#3 L.A. Clippers 2-2 #6 San Antonio
#5 Memphis 3-1 #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 7.09 Assists

Artsiom Parakhouski 1.96 Blocks

David Logan 2.30 Steals

Edgaras Ulanovas 0.00 PER

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