Patrick Ewing To Interview For Kings' Head Coaching Job
The Kings are intrigued by the possibility of having Patrick Ewing coach DeMarcus Cousins.
Luke Walton's Deal With Lakers Worth $25M Over Five Seasons
Luke Walton emerged as one of the NBA's most coveted head coaches with how he led the Warriors on an interim basis when Steve Kerr was out.
Jacque Vaughn Agrees To Become Nets' Top Assistant Coach
Jacque Vaughn spent the 2015-16 season in the Spurs' front office as a pro personnel director.
Vivek Ranadive Most Intrigued By Kevin McHale In Kings' Coaching Search
Kevin McHale has been cautious in his approach to the job as the Kings have gone through several coaches during the ownership tenure of Vivek Ranadive.
RealGM Radio: Kevin Pelton On The Playoffs, Walton To The Lakers
Danny Leroux and Kevin Pelton preview an exciting weekend of playoff basketball from Spurs/Thunder, Warriors/Blazers, Cavs/Hawks, Pacers/Raptors and Hornets/Heat. They also discuss Luke Walton becoming the next head coach of the Lakers.
Paul Pierce '50-50' On Retiring
Paul Pierce's PER dropped from 15.1 with the Wizards to 8.2 with the Clippers and his minutes fell to under 20 per game.
Lakers Canceled Interview With Ettore Messina After Meeting With Walton
The Lakers had plans to interview Ettore Messina at some point next week but they were canceled after meeting with Luke Walton.
Warriors To Replace Luke Walton From Outside Organization
Luke Walton has become the second member of the Warriors' coaching staff to get a head coaching job following Alvin Gentry with the Pelicans.
Kevin Durant: Having A Really Good Coach Probably Most Important Thing In NBA
Kevin Durant spoke highly of Gregg Popovich hours before the start of the Western Conference Semifinals.
Tyronn Lue Hasn't Signed New Contract As Cavs' Coach
The Cavs and Tyronn Lue's representatives came to a verbal agreement on a new deal that would pay him $3 million prorated for 2015-16 and $3 million next season, with a team option for a third year.

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How Neil Olshey Has Found And Developed The Type Of Players The Clippers Need

by Jonny Auping

The only Neil Olshey acquired players left on the Clippers are Chris Paul, Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan. Meanwhile, Portland is full of the type of players the Clippers should have been targeting.

2016 Offseason Preview: Sacramento Kings

by Keith P Smith

Whether or not Sacramento wants a return engagement for Rajon Rondo is likely tied to their most important decision of the offseason, hiring a coach.

Ordinary Together, MVPs Apart

by Colin McGowan

The fact Blake Griffin and Chris Paul are MVP candidates when they don't share the floor and diminished when they're together is indicative of an intractable problem. They just can't make each other as spectacular as they seem like they should be when you watch them play by themselves.

How The Hornets Have Come Back Against Miami

by Matt Lurie

The Heat have the deepest collection of wings in the league, and the Hornets were now scrapping along with one of the weakest. What the Hornets did have, however, was an assortment of big-men, and a head coach that has established a sound defensive system and an ultra conservative offensive style.

Cory Joseph's Second Unit Impact

by Jake Hyman

Masai Ujiri had the foresight of bringing in Cory Joseph, who could be paramount for the Raptors slashing their label as annual postseason washouts. Joseph has been worth the money thrown his way; he needs to be the backcourt hero Toronto has been clamoring for in the series.

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2016 NBA Playoffs Bracket

Opening Round
E1 Cleveland Cavaliers 4
E8 Detroit Pistons 0
 
 
 
 
E4 Atlanta Hawks 4
E5 Boston Celtics 2
 
E3 Miami Heat 3
E6 Charlotte Hornets 3
 
 
 
 
E2 Toronto Raptors 3
E7 Indiana Pacers 3
 
W1 Golden State Warriors 4
W8 Houston Rockets 1
 
 
 
 
W4 Los Angeles Clippers 2
W5 Portland Trail Blazers 4
 
W3 Oklahoma City Thunder 4
W6 Dallas Mavericks 1
 
 
 
 
W2 San Antonio Spurs 4
W7 Memphis Grizzlies 0
 
Conference Semi-Finals
 
E1 Cleveland Cavaliers 0
E4 Atlanta Hawks 0
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
     
     
W1 Golden State Warriors 0
W5 Portland Trail Blazers 0
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
W2 San Antonio Spurs 1
W3 Oklahoma City Thunder 0
Conference Finals
 
 
 
     
     
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
     
     
NBA Finals
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
     
     

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NBA Playoffs Schedule

DateAway TeamHome Team
Apr. 28 at 8:00 PM
Atlanta (W
Boston (L)
Apr. 29 at 7:30 PM
Toronto (L
Indiana (W)
Apr. 29 at 8:00 PM
Miami (W
Charlotte (L)
Apr. 29 at 10:30 PM
L.A. Clippers (L
Portland (W)
Apr. 30 at 8:30 PM
Oklahoma City (L
San Antonio (W)
May. 1 at 1:00 PM
Charlotte 
Miami
May. 1 at 3:30 PM
Portland 
Golden State
May. 1 at 8:00 PM
Indiana 
Toronto
May. 2 at 7:00 PM
Atlanta 
Cleveland
May. 2 at 9:30 PM
Oklahoma City 
San Antonio
May. 3 at 10:30 PM
Portland 
Golden State
May. 4 at 8:00 PM
Atlanta 
Cleveland
May. 6 at 7:00 PM
Cleveland 
Atlanta
May. 6 at 9:30 PM
San Antonio 
Oklahoma City
May. 7 at 8:30 PM
Golden State 
Portland
May. 8 at 3:30 PM
Cleveland 
Atlanta
May. 8 at 8:00 PM
San Antonio 
Oklahoma City
May. 9 at 10:30 PM
Golden State 
Portland
May. 10 at 1:00 PM
Atlanta 
Cleveland
May. 10 at 1:00 PM
Oklahoma City 
San Antonio

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2016 D-League Playoffs Bracket

First Round
W1 Reno Bighorns 1
W4 Los Angeles D-Fenders 2
 
 
 
 
W2 Austin Spurs 2
W3 Rio Grande Valley Vipers 1
 
E1 Sioux Falls Skyforce 2
E4 Westchester Knicks 0
 
 
 
 
E2 Maine Red Claws 0
E3 Canton Charge 2
 
Second Round
 
W2 Austin Spurs 1
W4 Los Angeles D-Fenders 2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
E1 Sioux Falls Skyforce 2
E3 Canton Charge 0
Finals
 
 
 
E1 Sioux Falls Skyforce 2
W4 Los Angeles D-Fenders 1

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Euroleague Schedule

DateAway TeamHome Team
May. 13 at 12:00 PM
CAJ 
Fenerbahce Ulker 
May. 13 at 3:00 PM
Lokomotiv Kuban 
CSKA Moscow 

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NBA Playoffs Leaders

Kyrie Irving 27.50 Points

DeAndre Jordan 16.33 Rebounds

Russell Westbrook 10.83 Assists

Hassan Whiteside 3.17 Blocks

Trevor Ariza 2.60 Steals

Kawhi Leonard 37.55 PER

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Top Performers for Apr. 30, 2016

NBA Playoffs Standings

Conference Semi Finals
HomeSeriesAway
#1 Cleveland 0-0 #4 Atlanta
#1 Golden State 0-0 #5 Portland
#2 San Antonio 1-0 #3 Oklahoma City

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

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NCAA Leaders

James Daniel 27.07 Points

Egidijus Mockevicius 14.00 Rebounds

Kay Felder 9.26 Assists

Vashil Fernandez 3.31 Blocks

Tra-Deon Hollins 3.97 Steals

John Brown 33.99 PER

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D-League Playoffs Leaders

Erick Green 36.67 Points

Coty Clarke 12.00 Rebounds

David Stockton 9.33 Assists

Chris Walker 3.33 Blocks

Briante Weber 3.50 Steals

Kevin Capers 36.61 PER

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Euroleague Leaders

Nando De Colo 18.92 Points

Yannis Bourousis 8.85 Rebounds

Thomas Heurtel 7.88 Assists

Ekpe Udoh 2.12 Blocks

Nick Calathes 2.04 Steals

Nando De Colo 28.01 PER

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