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  • Isaiah Thomas, Celtics seek date in Eastern Conference Finals

    Isaiah Thomas, Celtics seek date in Eastern Conference Finals

    Down 2-0 to the Chicago Bulls, the Boston Celtics seemed destined for an early exit from the 2016-17 playoffs. Then Isaiah Thomas exploded, scoring at will against the Bulls and Washington Wizards, and Boston hasn’t lost since. Thomas has had to endure personal tragedy in dealing with the death of...
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    Isaiah Thomas has record breaking game for the Celtics against the Wizards

    Isaiah Thomas of Tacoma, Washington had a remarkable record-breaking game for the Boston Celtics on Tuesday night in game two of the Eastern Conference semi-finals between the Celtics and the Washington Wizards. In scoring 53 points in the Celtics 129-119 win over the Wizards, Thomas scored the most...
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    Rockets set franchise record for three pointers in one playoff game

    The Houston Rockets set a franchise record for most three pointers in a playoff game on Monday when they defeated the San Antonio Spurs 126-99 in game one of the Western Conference semi-final series. The Rockets made 22 three-point shots in the blowout victory.  Nine different Rockets players made a...
  • Superstar forward Paul George still reportedly intent on playing for the Los Angeles Lakers.

    Lakers Rumors: Paul George remains 'hell-bent' on joining Lakers

    The upcoming NBA offseason is shaping up to be chalk full of rumors. The immediate future of All-Star forward Paul George remains uncertain with a lot of talk about his desire to play for the Los Angeles Lakers.  Earlier this week, Larry Bird decided to step down as team president of the Indiana...
  • Milwaukee Bucks built for future

    Milwaukee Bucks built for future

    The Milwaukee Bucks were eliminated from the playoffs Thursday night, failing to complete a frenetic Game 6 comeback against the Toronto Raptors. Down 3-2 in the series, Milwaukee fell behind by 25 points in the third quarter before an inspired run saw the Bucks with an unlikely 2-point lead and...
  • Former NBA commissioner takes aim at Brooklyn Nets

    Former NBA commissioner takes aim at Brooklyn Nets

    Former NBA commissioner David Stern did not take too lightly to the recent trend of the league resting its players, and curiously he singled out the Brooklyn Nets to make his point. On the final day of the regular season, Nets head coach Kenny Atkinson opted to rest starters Brook Lopez and Jeremy...
  • Houston Rockets pose greatest threat to Golden State Warriors in Western Conference

    Houston Rockets pose greatest threat to Golden State Warriors in Western Conference

    The NBA’s worst kept secret–since July–is that the Golden State Warriors are likely going to win the NBA championship. They boast four of the league’s top 15 players, making an upset increasingly unlikely. Conventional wisdom has had the San Antonio Spurs as the greatest threat in the Western...
  • Chicago Bulls turn to Isaiah Canaan in Rondo’s absence

    Chicago Bulls turn to Isaiah Canaan in Rondo’s absence

    The Chicago Bulls’ 2-0 series lead against the Boston Celtics seems like a distant memory, due in large part to the hand injury to starting Chicago point guard Rajon Rondo. Since Jerian Grant and Michael Carter-Williams have been largely ineffective replacing Rondo, Bulls head coach Fred Hoiberg is...
  • Norman Powell relishes opportunity with Toronto Raptors

    Norman Powell relishes opportunity with Toronto Raptors

    After a disappointing start to their series with the Milwaukee Bucks, the Toronto Raptors needed a change. Head coach Dwane Casey made a surprise move, inserting swingman Norman Powell into the starting lineup in favor of center Jonas Valanciunas. In doing so, Casey essentially made power forward...
  • Magic Johnson, Rob Pelinka to represent Lakers at NBA Draft Lottery

    Magic Johnson, Rob Pelinka to represent Lakers at NBA Draft Lottery

    The new regime is in place, and the NBA offseason has already begun for the Los Angeles Lakers. Magic Johnson takes the helm as new president of basketball operations while former agent Rob Pelinka makes a career change becoming Mitch Kupchak's successor as general manager. Along with all the work...
  • Paul George reportedly 'talked about' playing for the Lakers for 'a long time'

    Paul George reportedly 'talked about' playing for the Lakers for 'a long time'

    The 2016-17 NBA season is officially over for Paul George and the Indiana Pacers. In the wake of the Pacers being swept, the inevitable has happened with George-to-the-Lakers rumors persisting. According to Mitch Lawrence of Sporting News, George let his desire to eventually play for the Lakers no...
  • Luol Deng believes Lakers brass will make 'a lot of changes'

    Luol Deng believes Lakers brass will make 'a lot of changes'

    Luol Deng is coming off a forgettable first season with the Los Angeles Lakers. The veteran forward signed a four-year, $72 million deal with the team last summer and failed to live up to expectations as the franchise's highest-paid player during the 2016-17 campaign. Next season, Deng would like to...
  • Mike Conley gaining notoriety in Western Conference playoffs

    Mike Conley gaining notoriety in Western Conference playoffs

    The most well-known fact about Memphis Grizzlies point guard Mike Conley is that he’s a rich man. Memphis signed him to a massive 5-year, $153 million over the summer–prompting many to roll their eyes and scoff about modern salaries. The contract was the richest in NBA history. In related news...
  • Joe Johnson hitting the right notes in Utah

    Joe Johnson hitting the right notes in Utah

    Joe Johnson is aging like a vintage cabernet in Utah. The 36-year-old volume scorer has summoned the fountain of youth, just in time to lead the Jazz in the 2016-17 playoffs. For years, this Utah team has lived on potential. Always the bridesmaid, never the bride. When Johnson decided to sign with...
  • NBA right to keep Hack-a-Shaq rules

    NBA right to keep Hack-a-Shaq rules

    It took a little longer this year, but once again, the NBA is facing criticism for the rule that allows a player to be fouled away from the ball, resulting in two free-throws. This time, however, it was not a big man at the target of the fouls. Instead, Houston head coach Mike D’Antoni opted to foul...
  • Lakers guard D'Angelo Russell plans to 'reach out' to Kobe Bryant

    Lakers guard D'Angelo Russell plans to 'reach out' to Kobe Bryant

    The rebuilding process continues for the Los Angeles Lakers. The 26-win season is now behind them with a focus on developing the young talent on the team like guard D'Angelo Russell. Over the course of the NBA offseason, Russell might have some help in his attempt to take his game to the next level...
  • Jerry West would reportedly 'love' to return to Lakers; team not interested in reunion

    Jerry West would reportedly 'love' to return to Lakers; team not interested in reunion

    The Los Angeles Lakers went through some drastic changes over the past year or so. Firstly, longtime superstar Kobe Bryant decided to retire after 20 seasons with the team last April. Secondly, team president Jeanie Buss shook up the front office by firing Jim Buss and Mitch Kupchak to make way for...
  • Celtics face daunting task to avoid historic loss

    Celtics face daunting task to avoid historic loss

    Playoff seeding is a funny thing. In 2016-17, both the Indiana Pacers (No. 7) and Chicago Bulls (No. 8) are playing markedly better than their seeds would indicate. In fact, had they played the entire regular season this way, they might be ranked in the upper half of the conference. While the...
  • Lakers forward Luol Deng motivated to quiet his critics next season

    Lakers forward Luol Deng motivated to quiet his critics next season

    Last summer, veteran forward Luol Deng signed a four-year, $74 million contract with the Los Angeles Lakers. The deal was highly criticized by the fans and the media as many believed the storied franchise overpaid for the journeyman after failing to secure meetings with the best talent available on...
  • Lakers brass stress consistency in exit interview with D'Angelo Russell

    Lakers brass stress consistency in exit interview with D'Angelo Russell

    Los Angeles Lakers guard D'Angelo Russell is a talented basketball player. The Ohio State product can light up the scoreboard on any given night at the STAPLES Center with a scoring ability which has made him a valuable asset to the team in his first two seasons.  Although Russell's talent is...
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