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Sunday Shootaround: Parity defines the NBA East playoffs

The most interesting battle for postseason positioning took place in the muddled mess of the Eastern Conference's second tier where the playoff puzzle has been all jagged edges and rounded shapes. Four teams: Miami, Atlanta, Boston and Charlotte came 

It was an all-too familiar scene for the Toronto Raptors on Game 1 against the Indiana Pacers. They were coming into the postseason with home court advantage, looking to give a rabid fanbase the win they deserve and start what they hoped would be a

CLEVELAND, Ohio – The Cavaliers road back to the NBA Finals begins 3 p.m. Sunday at Quicken Loans Arena vs. the Detroit Pistons. Below is an index of cleveland.com's coverage leading up to Game 1 of the series, which can be seen on ABC or heard on 

The opening day of the 2016 NBA playoffs is in the books. Here's what we learned. The East looks fun and close! The two Eastern Conference games were well-played by all four teams and featured games that were close inside the final five minutes.

The NBA 2017 All-Star Game will stay in Charlotte, North Carolina, as planned, commissioner Adam Silver said Friday. That's despite the state's controversial “bathroom” law which is perceived to discriminate against transgender people. And despite

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Posted by - April 17, 2016 at 1:56 pm

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Post-Christmas storylines: Seven reasons to care about the NBA

The Pistons are one of 10 teams with a winning record in the Eastern Conference, led by point guard Reggie Jackson, who is averaging over 20 points and six assists a game. Through Friday, Jennings had yet to make his NBA debut. Coach Stan Van Gundy 

The Pistons are one of 10 teams with a winning record in the Eastern Conference, led by point guard Reggie Jackson, who is averaging over 20 points and six assists a game. Through Friday, Jennings had yet to make his NBA debut. Coach Stan Van Gundy 

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That is, unless you're an NBA collegiate scout. In that case, Thanksgiving week is one of the season's busiest weeks and the days before and after Christmas aren't far behind. On the Saturday before Christmas this year, Timberwolves General Manager

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Posted by - December 27, 2015 at 12:07 pm

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NBA Power Rankings: Stephen Curry helps Golden State Warriors remain at top spot

He has paid his NBA dues under some top coaches, including Gregg Popovich in San Antonio, Avery Johnson in Dallas and Nate McMillan in Portland. Prunty is the offensive specialist for coach Jason Kidd. But Prunty knows there are other responsibilities

Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry (30) dribbles past Cleveland Cavaliers' Matthew Dellavedova during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Dec. 25, 2015, in Oakland, Calif. Golden State won 89-83. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez).

Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry (30) dribbles past Cleveland Cavaliers' Matthew Dellavedova during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Dec. 25, 2015, in Oakland, Calif. Golden State won 89-83. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez).

The driver was the marquee match-up on ABC between Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers, a rematch of the most watched NBA Finals in ABC history. The 5 PM game, headlined by NBA stars LeBron James and Stephen Curry, drew a 6.7 

With guys like Anthony Davis, Kyrie Irving, John Wall, and Andrew Wiggins headlining recent NBA drafts as the No. 1 overall pick, it's easy to forget about some of the other early selections that haven't had as much luck at the next level. Take Anthony

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2015 NBA scores: Slowing down the Warriors just means they'll beat you slowly

Maybe the younger, more relatable Bickerstaff really is getting through to them in ways McHale couldn't. It's weird that effort could be a serious problem for a professional NBA team, but Houston's defense on Friday much more resembled last year's No.

Maybe the younger, more relatable Bickerstaff really is getting through to them in ways McHale couldn't. It's weird that effort could be a serious problem for a professional NBA team, but Houston's defense on Friday much more resembled last year's No.

DraftKings players should have their eyes on the Chicago Bulls' Bobby Portis ($3,500) on Saturday night. The rookie has been getting a spike in minutes over the last three games, and he's done pretty well with the extra burn. After accruing 19.75

The NBA's ballsy move to show anti-gun violence ads during Christmas Day games was hailed as a slam dunk by some fans. With millions of basketball lovers expected to tune in for the high-profile contests, four star players — Stephen Curry, Chris Paul, 

If there's such thing as a statement win in December, the Bulls got it on Christmas. After dropping six of their last 10 games, Jimmy Butler (23 points) and Pau Gasol (21) helped Chicago bounce back for a 105–96 Friday afternoon win at Oklahoma City.

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Posted by - December 26, 2015 at 5:07 pm

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NBA Christmas Day Takeaways: Bulls surprise, Warriors still great

We've got a fantastic slate of NBA games today, and while I know some diehard NBA fans out there will post up starting at the first game between the Heat and Pelicans and not move from the couch until the final whistle of Lakers-Clippers, most of us

The NBA tries hard to design five intriguing games for the NBA diehards and the casual, national audience on Christmas Day. With an NBA Finals rematch, young stars vs. older stars, up-and-coming players vs. great players holding out against Father Time

We've got a fantastic slate of NBA games today, and while I know some diehard NBA fans out there will post up starting at the first game between the Heat and Pelicans and not move from the couch until the final whistle of Lakers-Clippers, most of us

The NBA tries hard to design five intriguing games for the NBA diehards and the casual, national audience on Christmas Day. With an NBA Finals rematch, young stars vs. older stars, up-and-coming players vs. great players holding out against Father Time

If there's such thing as a statement win in December, the Bulls got it on Christmas. After dropping six of their last 10 games, Jimmy Butler (23 points) and Pau Gasol (21) helped Chicago bounce back for a 105–96 Friday afternoon win at Oklahoma City.

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