Grizzlies Explore Greg Oden
The Grizzlies have explored Greg Oden, expressing interest in the recent past with a workout in the spring.
Bulls Confident Fred Hoiberg Will Become Next Head Coach
Fred Hoiberg played for the Bulls for four of his 10 NBA seasons and is a close friend of Gar Forman.
Magic Met With Fred Hoiberg, Mark Jackson Before Hiring Scott Skiles
The Magic met with Fred Hoiberg and Mark Jackson before hiring Scott Skiles on Friday.
Scott Skiles Named Head Coach Of Magic
During his 13 seasons as a head coach, Scott Skiles' teams have reached the NBA Playoffs six times.
Allen Iverson Rejects $1M Deal To Play On Chinese Tour, Planning Lawsuit Against Promoters
Allen Iverson has rejected a $1 million deal to make his playing return to professional basketball on a tour in China.
Klay Thompson Diagnosed With Concussion
Klay Thompson won't return to the court until he's cleared by league protocol.
Bulls Have Understanding Fred Hoiberg Will Accept Job
The Bulls moved forward with firing Tom Thibodeau this week as it became clear they had an understanding with Fred Hoiberg that he would accept the job.
Hawks Offered Paul Millsap, DeMarre Carroll Longer Deals In 2013
The Hawks signed Paul Millsap and DeMarre Carroll on cheap two-year contracts in 2013, but the length of those deals are problematic as they are now free agents after outperforming those deals.
Kyrie Irving Expects To Start Out Defending Curry
Kyrie Irving expects to start out defending Stephen Curry, but added that it will be a team effort to limit his effectiveness.
Dwight Howard Suspended One Game By NBA To Open 15-16 Season For Flagrant Foul Points
Dwight Howard went over the flagrant foul points limit during the playoffs.

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Whatever Cleveland Needs, LeBron Can Give

by Jonathan Tjarks

There's certainly scenarios where the Cavs can pull off the upset, most of them revolving around LeBron, JR and Shumpert winning their individual matchups. It just seems like there are many more routes to victory for Golden State. The NBA is becoming a wing's league and there's no team in the league with more quality wings than the Warriors.

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.

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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. 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

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

Evgeny Baburin 0.00 PER

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