Rockets Hire Mike D'Antoni As Head Coach
Mike D'Antoni was most recently an assistant coach with the 76ers.
David Fizdale Agrees To Four-Year Deal With Grizzlies
The Grizzlies like David Fizdale's pedigree coming from the Heat as well as tactical abilities and his strength in building relationships with players.
Dunc'd On: OKC/GSW Game 5, Pacers Offseason
Golden State survives to a Game 6. What defensive adjustments made it possible, and what are their chances against the Thunder on the road? Mike D'Antoni and David Fizdale are hired in Houston and Memphis, respectively (23:00). Plus, a look at the Pace
Draymond Green Inadvertently Kicks Andre Roberson In Chin (Vine)
In the second half of Game 5, Draymond Green appeared to hit Andre Roberson in the chin with his foot when his leg swung up after releasing a shot attempt.
Markieff Morris Detained At Airport, Bag Had 'Suspected Marijuana'
Markieff Morris checked a bag for an international trip when a suspicious item was found in his suitcase, according to law enforcement.
Roc Nation Ready To Be Kevin Durant's 'Guiding Light' In Free Agency
Jay-Z played an active role in recruiting Kevin Durant to the agency but his day-to-day duties are nebulous.
Curry, LeBron, Westbrook, Leonard, Jordan On All-NBA First Team
Stephen Curry, LeBron James, Russell Westbrook, Kawhi Leonard and DeAndre Jordan have been named to the 2015-16 All-NBA First Team.
Anthony Davis Loses $24M Not Qualifying For Rose Rule
Anthony Davis will lose up to $24 million as his five-year deal will be worth $120 million instead of $144 million.
57 Early Entry College Players Withdraw From 2016 NBA Draft
Kris Jenkins, Caleb Swanigan and Malik Pope are amongst three of 57 players to withdraw from the draft.
Damian Lillard Qualifies For Rose Rule But Doesn't Take Full 30 Percent
Damian Lillard will earn approximately $12.4 million less over his five-year extension by agreeing to take just 27.5 percent.

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The Spectacular Nonsense Of Cavs, Raptors

by Colin McGowan

Many of the Cavs' shots that are now 24-footers were dunks and lay-ins during the pair of blowouts for that opened the series, while Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan ascended to being unguardable back in Toronto.

2016 Offseason Preview: Dallas Mavericks

by Keith P Smith

Dallas is likely looking at a roster that is veteran heavy and filled with short-term contracts as they continue to forgo a full rebuild for as long as Dirk Nowitzki keeps playing.

Will The Warriors Let Festus Ezeli Be Their Steven Adams?

by Jonny Auping

The reality is Steven Adams is a better player than Festus Ezeli, but another reality is that Ezeli is almost certainly going to be paid this summer to be the type of player that Adams is right now. The Warriors are in a position to gauge whether or not he's worth it.

The Future Stephen Curry

by Christopher Reina

Because of his shooting and basketball IQ, Stephen Curry should have three or four more seasons of MVP-level production before a slow decline into his late 30s and possibly even 40s depending on the subtle adjustments he makes in the mid-range and how the system he plays in evolves to account for his physical limitations.

76ers' Finally Have Optimal Optionality In Draft

by Jake Hyman

Taking three straight centers, including one who has yet to play, and neglecting to upgrade other positions played a part in the 76ers winning the lottery. This time they can pick anyone they want and the best players available fortunately aren't again centers.

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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 4
E6 Charlotte Hornets 3
E2 Toronto Raptors 4
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 4
E4 Atlanta Hawks 0
E2 Toronto Raptors 4
E3 Miami Heat 3
W1 Golden State Warriors 4
W5 Portland Trail Blazers 1
W2 San Antonio Spurs 2
W3 Oklahoma City Thunder 4
Conference Finals
E1 Cleveland Cavaliers 3
E2 Toronto Raptors 2
W1 Golden State Warriors 2
W3 Oklahoma City Thunder 3
NBA Finals

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NBA Playoffs Schedule

DateAway TeamHome Team
May. 24 at 9:00 PM
Golden State (L
Oklahoma City (W)
May. 25 at 8:30 PM
Toronto (L
Cleveland (W)
May. 26 at 9:00 PM
Oklahoma City (L
Golden State (W)
May. 27 at 8:30 PM
May. 28 at 9:00 PM
Golden State 
Oklahoma City
May. 29 at 8:30 PM
May. 30 at 9:00 PM
Oklahoma City 
Golden State

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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
E1 Sioux Falls Skyforce 2
W4 Los Angeles D-Fenders 1

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Euroleague Schedule

DateAway TeamHome Team
May. 15 at 2:00 PM
CSKA Moscow (W
Fenerbahce Ulker (L
May. 15 at 11:00 AM
Lokomotiv Kuban (W
May. 13 at 3:00 PM
Lokomotiv Kuban (L
CSKA Moscow (W
May. 13 at 12:00 PM
Fenerbahce Ulker (W
Apr. 26 at 2:00 PM
Lokomotiv Kuban (W
Apr. 21 at 2:00 PM
Lokomotiv Kuban (W
Apr. 19 at 2:00 PM
Lokomotiv Kuban (L
Apr. 19 at 2:00 PM
Panathinaikos (L
Apr. 19 at 2:00 PM
Fenerbahce Ulker (W
Real Madrid (L
Apr. 18 at 2:00 PM
CSKA Moscow (W
KK Crvena Zvezda (L

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NBA Playoffs Leaders

Kevin Durant 28.44 Points

DeAndre Jordan 16.33 Rebounds

Russell Westbrook 10.88 Assists

Myles Turner 3.29 Blocks

Trevor Ariza 2.60 Steals

Chris Paul 34.20 PER

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Top Performers for May. 26, 2016

NBA Playoffs Standings

Conference Finals
#1 Cleveland 3-2 #2 Toronto
#1 Golden State 2-3 #3 Oklahoma City

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

Opening Round
#1 Cleveland 4-0 #8 Detroit
#2 Toronto 4-3 #7 Indiana
#3 Miami 4-3 #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 34.05 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 19.44 Points

Yannis Bourousis 8.66 Rebounds

Thomas Heurtel 7.88 Assists

Ekpe Udoh 2.26 Blocks

Nick Calathes 2.04 Steals

Nando De Colo 28.46 PER

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