NBA

Charlotte is scrappy but Heat have too much in comfortable 99-88 win

NBCSports.com: ProBasketballTalk (Kurt Helin) — Bobcats were scrappy, but with Al Jefferson hurting Miami just had too much LeBron James and Dwyane Wade.
  • New: 35 min ago

Josh McRoberts dunks on Chris 'Birdman' Andersen in Heat-Bobcats Game 1 (Video)

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Eric Freeman) — The Charlotte Bobcats entered the NBA playoffs without a single national TV appearance during the 2013-14 season. In their first game in front of that wide audience, one player produced arguably the single most impressive play of the postseason so far. Less than a minute into the fourth quarter of Sunday's series-opening game against the defending champion Miami Heat, forward Josh McRoberts...
  • New: 55 min ago

Craig Sager’s son conducts sideline interview with Gregg Popovich (VIDEO)

NBCSports.com: ProBasketballTalk (Brett Pollakoff) — Touching moment as Gregg Popovich delivers a heartfelt message.
  • New: 1 hr 50 min ago

Spurs use huge 4th quarter run to come back and win Game 1 vs. Mavericks

NBCSports.com: ProBasketballTalk (Brett Pollakoff) — Spurs close the game on a 19-4 run after trailing by double digits.
  • New: 3 hr 12 min ago

NBA issues statement saying Chris Paul was fouled before late-game turnover against Warriors

NBCSports.com: ProBasketballTalk (Brett Pollakoff) — Statement confirms referees handled replay review correctly, but also admits that they missed the initial foul call on a critical possession.
  • New: 4 hr 3 min ago

Craig Sager's son interviews Gregg Popovich during Spurs-Mavericks Game 1

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Eric Freeman) — The beginning of the NBA postseason is typically a joyous time around the sport, but this year's festivities have been marked by some uncharacteristic sadness. On Tuesday night, Craig Sager, Jr. announced that his father, TNT reporter Craig Sager, had been diagnosed with leukemia . Sager, a fixture on broadcasts for decades and known around the culture for his colorful wardrobe, will miss...
  • New: 4 hr 12 min ago

Jim Buss says he’ll step down if Lakers aren’t contenders again in ‘three to four years’

NBCSports.com: ProBasketballTalk (Brett Pollakoff) — If Jim Buss fails to deliver in quickly rebuilding the Lakers, he says he'll resign.
  • New: 5 hr 33 min ago

Hibbert says he’s the “weak link on defense,” hopes for better Game 2

NBCSports.com: ProBasketballTalk (Kurt Helin) — Roy Hibbert owned up to a poor Game 1. Will he do anything about it in Game 2 is the question.
  • New: 7 hr 3 min ago

Raptors say malfunctioning shot clocks will be fixed in time for Game 2 vs. Nets

NBCSports.com: ProBasketballTalk (Brett Pollakoff) — Shot clocks stopped working midway through the third quarter, but Raptors say all will be well in time for Game 2.
  • New: 8 hr 33 min ago

NBA playoffs -- Dallas Mavericks need Dirk Nowitzki to be better to have shot vs. San Antonio Spurs

ESPN: NBA Dirk Nowitzki must be better for the Mavs to have a shot against the Spurs.
  • New: 8 hr 43 min ago

PODCAST: Autopsy of Saturday’s Four NBA Playoff Games

Sheridan Hoops (Chris Sheridan) — So much for that sweep prediction I made in my playoff preview of the Indiana-Atlanta series. At least I wasn’t alone. Using 20-20 hindsight, I and many others should have seen this coming.  The Hawks and Pacers might be seeded on opposite ends of the spectrum, but they’ve been playing quite similarly, going 12-13 dating back to March […]
  • New: 8 hr 52 min ago

5 Fast Facts from Last Night’s Games — Home Teams Struggle as an 8 Upsets a 1

Sheridan Hoops (Max Ogden) — The 2014 NBA Playoffs are officially underway! After just one day, predictions are being questioned and changed. No one saw this coming. In what can only be described as one of the most bizarre opening days in recent postseason history, the higher seeds struggled against their respective competitors. A No. 1 seed lost to a […]
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Thunder start fast, cruise to Game 1 win over Grizzlies

NBCSports.com: ProBasketballTalk (Brett Pollakoff) — OKC led by as many as 25 points in the first half.
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