Steve Kerr Believes He Can Participate In Practice, Film Sessions
With Steve Kerr dealing with ongoing headaches and nausea, he is prepared to let Mike Brown coach game nights as the Warriors continue in the playoffs.
Paul George Not Ready To Think About Future
Paul George and the Pacers have been on the losing end of LeBron James' teams repeatedly in the playoffs.
Stephon Marbury Released By Beijing Ducks
Stephon Marbury averaged 21.4 points, 5.5 assists and 4 rebounds in 34.6 minutes per game in 36 games.
Bam Adebayo To Sign With Agent, Stay In Draft
Bam Adebayo is projected to be selected in the first round.
Dunc'd On: All 8 Series Thru Game 4
HOU/OKC, BOS/CHI, GSW/POR, TOR/MIL, CLE/IND, WAS/ATL, LAC/UTA and the best game of the playoffs so far, SAS/MEM Game 4.
Patrick Beverley Fined By NBA, Says League Needs To Protect Players Better
The Rockets asked the NBA to review the situation after Patrick Beverley told them of the fan's behavior.
James Harden Reveals He Injured Ankle In Game 3
James Harden went 5-for-16 from the field (including 0-for-7 from 3-point range) and scored 16 points in Game 4.
Russell Westbrook: Don't Try To Split Us Up
The Thunder have struggled in their series against the Rockets whenever Russell Westbrook has been off the floor.
Rudy Gobert Returns For Game 4
Rudy Gobert hyperextended his left knee and suffered a bone bruise in the first possession of the series.
Jusuf Nurkic Ruled Out For Game 4
Jusuf Nurkic was limited to 3-to-5 minute shifts in Game 3.

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Oklahoma City Effectively Made Adjustments Yet No Lead On Houston Is Safe

by Matthew Tynan

The Thunder came in doing things a bit differently and it worked for most of Game 2, until it didn't. The scariest aspect of the Rockets was put on display: if you're going to throw your best punch at them, you'd better get way out in front because they can catch up in a hurry.

Milwaukee And Watching What Speed The Future Of The Game Moves At

by John Wilmes

The Bucks' new arena beside their current one summons easy metaphors for the endless skinny limbs of its starting lineup, which with its average age of 23.2 years also barely yet exists in the NBA.

2017 NBA Offseason Preview: New York Knicks

by Keith P Smith

No matter what the Knicks do, the plan has to be to put pieces around Kristaps Porzingis. With Carmelo Anthony likely on his way out, nothing matters more than the development of their new franchise centerpiece.

Jimmy Butler's Supporting Cast Isn't Auditioning For Him

by Jonny Auping

With Rajon Rondo and Dwyane Wade playing like a version of their prior selves, the Bulls all of a sudden have the familiar formula of playmakers and formidable role players around their superstar in Jimmy Butler.

Celtics Fail To Rebound Both Literally And Figuratively

by Andrew Perna

As fallible as they looked in Game 1, the optics were even worse for the Celtics in Game 2 with time to adjust to the advantages the Bulls exploited in the series opener.

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2017 NBA Playoffs Bracket

Opening Round
E1 Boston Celtics 2
E8 Chicago Bulls 2
 
 
 
 
E4 Washington Wizards 2
E5 Atlanta Hawks 1
 
E3 Toronto Raptors 2
E6 Milwaukee Bucks 2
 
 
 
 
E2 Cleveland Cavaliers 4
E7 Indiana Pacers 0
 
W1 Golden State Warriors 3
W8 Portland Trail Blazers 0
 
 
 
 
W4 Los Angeles Clippers 2
W5 Utah Jazz 2
 
W3 Houston Rockets 3
W6 Oklahoma City Thunder 1
 
 
 
 
W2 San Antonio Spurs 2
W7 Memphis Grizzlies 2
 
Conference Semi-Finals
 
     
     
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
     
     
     
     
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
     
     
Conference Finals
 
 
 
     
     
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
     
     
NBA Finals
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
     
     

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NBA Playoffs Schedule

DateAway TeamHome Team
Apr. 21 at 7:00 PM
Boston (W
Chicago (L)
Apr. 21 at 9:30 PM
Houston (L
Oklahoma City (W)
Apr. 21 at 10:00 PM
L.A. Clippers (W
Utah (L)
Apr. 22 at 3:00 PM
Toronto (W
Milwaukee (L)
Apr. 22 at 5:30 PM
Washington (L
Atlanta (W)
Apr. 22 at 8:00 PM
San Antonio (L
Memphis (W)
Apr. 22 at 10:30 PM
Golden State (W
Portland (L)
Apr. 23 at 1:00 PM
Cleveland (W
Indiana (L)
Apr. 23 at 3:30 PM
Houston (W
Oklahoma City (L)
Apr. 23 at 6:30 PM
Boston (W
Chicago (L)
Apr. 23 at 9:00 PM
L.A. Clippers (L
Utah (W)
Apr. 24 at 7:00 PM
Milwaukee 
Toronto
Apr. 24 at 8:00 PM
Washington 
Atlanta
Apr. 24 at 10:30 PM
Golden State 
Portland
Apr. 25 at 8:00 PM
Oklahoma City 
Houston
Apr. 25 at 9:00 PM
Memphis 
San Antonio
Apr. 25 at 10:30 PM
Utah 
L.A. Clippers
Apr. 26 at 1:00 PM
Chicago 
Boston
Apr. 26 at 1:00 PM
Portland 
Golden State
Apr. 26 at 1:00 PM
Atlanta 
Washington

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2017 D-League Playoffs Bracket

First Round
W1 Oklahoma City Blue 2
W4 Santa Cruz Warriors 1
 
 
 
 
W2 Los Angeles D-Fenders 1
W3 Rio Grande Valley Vipers 2
 
E1 Raptors 905 2
E4 Canton Charge 0
 
 
 
 
E2 Maine Red Claws 2
E3 Fort Wayne Mad Ants 1
 
Second Round
 
W1 Oklahoma City Blue 1
W3 Rio Grande Valley Vipers 2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
E1 Raptors 905 2
E2 Maine Red Claws 0
Finals
 
 
 
E1 Raptors 905 0
W3 Rio Grande Valley Vipers 1

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Euroleague Schedule

DateAway TeamHome Team
Apr. 21 at 2:00 PM
DDI (W
Real Madrid (L
Apr. 21 at 2:00 PM
Anadolu Efes (W
Olympiacos (L
Apr. 25 at 2:00 PM
CSKA Moscow 
CAJ 
Apr. 25 at 2:00 PM
Panathinaikos 
Fenerbahce Ulker 
Apr. 26 at 12:30 PM
Olympiacos 
Anadolu Efes 
Apr. 26 at 2:00 PM
Real Madrid 
DDI 

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NBA Playoffs Leaders

Russell Westbrook 35.00 Points

DeAndre Jordan 13.25 Rebounds

Russell Westbrook 11.25 Assists

Draymond Green 4.67 Blocks

Russell Westbrook 3.00 Steals

Kawhi Leonard 38.41 PER

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Top Performers for Apr. 23, 2017

NBA Playoffs Standings

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

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D-League Playoffs Leaders

Axel Toupane 41.00 Points

Edy Tavares 12.50 Rebounds

Josh Magette 10.67 Assists

Edy Tavares 5.50 Blocks

Travis Leslie 2.67 Steals

Axel Toupane 36.45 PER

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Euroleague Leaders

Keith Langford 21.75 Points

Ekpe Udoh 7.50 Rebounds

Vassilis Spanoulis 6.07 Assists

Ekpe Udoh 2.18 Blocks

Charles Jenkins 2.07 Steals

Artsiom Parakhouski 25.62 PER

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