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Trapped in the Toyota Center with Dwight Howard and the Houston Faithful

HOUSTON — No one doubted the danger that rose with the flood waters outside the Toyota Center. Houston had been through this too often to dismiss the warnings as just television news hysteria, as can be done with other storms in other cities. We know what comes when the bayous swell and the streets turn to rivers. Show More Summary

Lil B Threatens to Curse Cleveland Cavaliers, Iman Shumpert Makes Truce

Iman Shumpert and the Cleveland Cavaliers want nothing to do with "The Based God's Curse" as they prepare for the 2015 NBA Finals. After Cleveland finished off a sweep of the Atlanta Hawks in the Eastern Conference Finals with a 118-88 victory in Game 4 on Tuesday night, J.R. Show More Summary

Jared Dudley Says 'Most Guys' Don't Want to Play with Kobe Bryant

Apparently, Jared Dudley isn't going to hold back when he has something to say. The Milwaukee Bucks small forward appeared on a number of ESPN shows Wednesday morning, but the most notable moment came when discussing Kobe Bryant with Colin Cowherd. Show More Summary

2015 NBA Draft: Selection Order, Prospects to Watch and More

The Golden State Warriors drafted Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green. The Cleveland Cavaliers drafted LeBron James and Kyrie Irving. Best of luck in your attempts at convincing even a casual basketball fan that the NBA draft...Show More Summary

Cold Hard Fact for Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Fact: LeBron James is set to become the first player since 1966 to play in five straight NBA Finals. Bleacher Report will be bringing sports fans the most interesting and engaging Cold Hard Fact of the day, presented by Coors Light. Source: Elias Sports Bureau (h/t NBA.com/Stats) Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

NBA Mock Draft 2015: Projections and Predictions for Top Sharpshooters

One of the dominant narratives surrounding the Golden State Warriors has been the perception—no matter how ridiculous it is—that a jump-shooting team can't win the NBA title. But this isn't your parent's NBA. This is a league in which...Show More Summary

James Harden Has Nothing to Lose, Everything to Gain in Game 5 vs. Warriors

James Harden has nothing left to prove in the 2015 NBA postseason. The Houston Rockets might hope their superstar shooting guard has a few miracles left in him, but the 25-year-old has already quieted his biggest critics. No matter where...Show More Summary

Lakers Rumors: Signing Kevin Love Integral to LA's Instant-Rebuild Plans

Hello, Internet patrons. What you've opened is yet another screed on the possibility of Kevin Love joining the Lakers, one of literally millions that show up when you start using your fingers on the old Google box. It'll be far fromShow More Summary

The King's Sweep: LeBron James Completes Historic Performance vs. Hawks

LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers completed a 4-0 sweep of the Atlanta Hawks in Tuesday night's Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals. The Cavs advance to the NBA Finals for the first time since LeBron led the team in 2007 and...Show More Summary

Is LeBron's Run to the 2015 Finals More Impressive Than His 2007 Appearance?

LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers reached the NBA Finals on Tuesday night, defeating the Atlanta Hawks in a four-game sweep. This Finals appearance marks the fifth consecutive time James has reached the title game, having done...Show More Summary

D'Angelo Russell: Pro-Player Comparison for 2015 NBA Draft Prospect

D'Angelo Russell out of Ohio State is considered to be one of the best, most skilled point guards in this year's NBA draft class. Russell is smart on the court in terms of decision-making, and his 6'9" wingspan allows him to disrupt passing lanes and shots. Show More Summary

Justise Winslow: Pro-Player Comparison for 2015 NBA Draft Prospect

Forward Justise Winslow proved to be an athletic, physical asset to the Duke Blue Devils in his freshman season. A dominant threat on both offense and defense, the lefty will make use of his quickness and timing when he gets to the NBA. Which...Show More Summary

Sam Dekker: Pro-Player Comparison for 2015 NBA Draft Prospect

Wisconsin guard Sam Dekker rose to the occasion in the NCAA tournament when he showcased his three-point shooting. A versatile scorer, the 6'9" Dekker can play all over the court and create a variety of offensive opportunities for his team. Show More Summary

NBA Playoff Schedule 2015: Viewing Info for Remaining Postseason Games

One half of the puzzle is written in ink, and the other is written (firmly) in pencil. The Cleveland Cavaliers completed their four-game sweep of the Atlanta Hawks Tuesday night. The celebration that ensued was legendary. Would you expect anything different, though? After all, J.R. Show More Summary

NBA Trade Rumors: Latest Rumblings on Team Plans as Draft Approaches

To trade or not to trade? It seems to be the ultimate question in the Association right now with the 2015 NBA draft on approach. For contenders, making a move and picking up a crucial piece makes sense, while rebuilding teams may want...Show More Summary

Ric Bucher's Preview and Prediction for Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals

The Houston Rockets avoided getting swept by the Golden State Warriors in Tuesday night's Game 4, defeating the Warriors 128-115. Runner-up league MVP James Harden put up 45 points to rally back from an embarrassing 115-80 loss in Game 3. Show More Summary

Ideal Potential Free Agent for San Antonio Spurs at Every Position

The 2015 free-agency period has watershed potential for the San Antonio Spurs franchise. Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili are rumored to be returning, per San Antonio's KENS 5, and the contracts they demand will likely set the tone for the...Show More Summary

NBA Draft 2015: 1st-Round Mock Draft, Key Storylines to Watch

The NBA draft is unique because it comes before free agency begins, allowing teams to supplement their roster with young talent before trying to add more players. That can have a profound impact on the way a team does business. For example,...Show More Summary

James to Become 1st Player Since 1966 to Play in 5 Straight NBA Finals

Following Tuesday's 118-88 Game 4 win over the Atlanta Hawks, Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James is set to become the first player since 1966 to play in five consecutive NBA Finals, per Elias Sports Bureau (h/t NBA.com/stats). Having...Show More Summary

Eastern Conference Finals 2015: Examining Cavaliers' Sweep over Hawks

The Cleveland Cavaliers will make their second NBA Finals appearance under LeBron James' watch after sweeping the Atlanta Hawks during a swift Eastern Conference Finals. Back with his original club, James will take the Cavaliers right back to the championship after four straight losing campaigns without him. Show More Summary

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