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2014 NBA Playoffs: Recapping Saturday's First Round Action

The 2014 NBA Playoffs tip off with a first round full of intrigue. Acting as both the culmination of, and beginning to career and season-long storylines, the opening slate of hardwood contests has a little something for everyone. Rematches,...Show More Summary

NBA Playoffs 2014: Schedule and Odds for Exciting Postseason Field

The NBA's Western Conference reigned supreme during the regular season, as the Eastern Conference couldn't even hold a candle to the depth of the opposing conference. Will its top team be able to overtake the top team of the West inShow More Summary

Final Regular-Season Grades for Every NY Knicks Player

It's been a season of disappointments for the New York Knicks, and with Phil Jackson announcing that there will be changes this summer, it's time to look back and grade the entire roster. There are many to blame for the Knicks' downfall...Show More Summary

10 Burning Questions Entering 2014 NBA Playoffs

It's that time of year. The time when dreams are either crushed or made into reality. A time when legends are made and goats (and scapegoats) rear their ugly heads. Folks, after a long, unpredictable regular season, the 2014 NBA playoffs are finally here, and boy, do they look scrumptious. Show More Summary

Nets vs. Raptors Game 1: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

There's a sense that the Brooklyn Nets wanted this series to happen, but the optimism may not last for long. Head coach Jason Kidd's club now finds itself without home-court advantage, starting things out on the road against the Raptors...Show More Summary

Final Regular-Season Grade for Every Boston Celtics Player

With the playoffs beginning, Boston Celtics fans can finally exhale now that this long, miserable 2013-14 season is over. A flurry of midseason moves and poorly timed injuries left the Celtics in consistently poor shape throughout the...Show More Summary

'Toronto Sun' Trolls Nets' KG, Pierce with 'Raptors vs. Dinosaurs' Headline

The Toronto Sun kicked off the NBA playoffs by trolling Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce with a "Raptors vs. Dinosaurs" headline on their front page. The Brooklyn Nets and Toronto Raptors start their series with Game 1 in Toronto on Saturday at 12:30 p.m. Show More Summary

NBA 2K14 Simulations for Entire 2013-14 NBA Playoffs

The 2014 NBA Playoffs are finally here, which gives us a great excuse to combine two of our favorite things: NBA 2K14 and postseason predictions. We've decided to use the incredible basketball videogame to sim every round of this year's playoffs. Show More Summary

NBA Playoffs TV Schedule: Full Round 1 Network Coverage and Live Stream Info

The 2014 NBA playoff picture has come to fruition. Teams continued jockeying for position up until the bitter end of the regular season and some surprising movement took place. That's not a bad thing, as plenty of series will offer a great deal of excitement and drama. Catching all of the action is a must. Show More Summary

NBA Playoff Predictions 2014: Odds and Picks for 1st-Round Series

No more tanking. No more meaningless basketball. The NBA's second season is here, and it's right on time. If fans outside of Philadelphia, Milwaukee and Utah were forced to watch the teams from those cities again, we may have drifted...Show More Summary

2014 NBA Mock Draft: Breaking Down the Best 1st-Round Pick for Each Franchise

With the NBA playoffs finally about to get under way, the 2014 NBA draft is now the sole focus for the unlucky—or perhaps, unskilled—teams that won't play another game until the 2014-15 campaign. Rebuilding teams will focus all of their attention to the draft in hopes of finding a budding star (or two, in some cases) to reshape the franchise. Show More Summary

NBA Playoff Schedule 2014: Day 1 TV Coverage and Bracket Predictions

While five months of the NBA regular season helped shape the playoffs, nothing done up until this point matters. Obviously, there is a great deal of accomplishment for making the postseason and even more for winning a division or earning the top seed in a conference. Show More Summary

Final Regular-Season Grades for Every Denver Nuggets Player

The Denver Nuggets' up-and-down season has finally come to an end. With a 36-46 record, they had their first losing year, missing the playoffs for the first time since 2002-03. It's easy to give poor grades to many of the Nuggets players. Show More Summary

Final Regular-Season Grades for Every Orlando Magic Player

The Orlando Magic are looking at another early vacation, while other teams are preparing for the playoffs. Nevertheless, it is time to look at the squad's performance and award final regular-season grades to every Orlando player. The list will include all athletes who are currently on the roster. Show More Summary

Final Regular-Season Grades for Every Detroit Pistons Player

The 2013-14 season has mercifully come to an end for the Detroit Pistons, giving us the opportunity to evaluate the play of every single player on the roster. A busy offseason led to heightened expectations for the Pistons, who haven't been to the postseason since 2009. Show More Summary

Final Regular-Season Grades for Every Sacramento Kings Player

Despite finishing with the identical 28-54 record they posted in 2012-13, there were some positive developments for the Sacramento Kings this season. Most notably, players such as DeMarcus Cousins and Isaiah Thomas took big steps forward. The Kings also improved as the season went on, most notably on defense. Show More Summary

NBA Playoffs 2014: Odds and Predictions for Most Likely Championship Teams

The NBA doesn't have the best postseason in sports. That distinction belongs to college basketball or hockey. It doesn't have the most dire postseason in sports. That distinction belongs to the NFL, where every game is do or die. And it doesn't have the most historic postseason in sports. Show More Summary

2014 NBA Playoff Bracket: Full Round 1 Schedule and Top Matchups to Watch

The dream to become this year's NBA champions lives on for 16 teams. Upon the conclusion of the regular season, each team is now locked into a seed and Round 1 playoff matchups are set. As it turns out, there are plenty of enticing series set to take place early in the postseason. Show More Summary

B/R NBA 200: Series Ranks the NBA's Best Players in 2013-14 Season

LeBron James and Kevin Durant have stolen the 2013-14 NBA season, outpacing everyone else in the league by a rather significant margin. But not even the MVP award will answer a simple question: Which player has been the absolute best in the league? It's time for the ultimate ranking of the Association's best and brightest: the B/R NBA 200. Show More Summary

4 Toronto Raptors Weaknesses to Exploit in the NBA Playoffs

The Toronto Raptors are one of the 2013-14 regular season's most surprising playoff teams. In early December, they traded their best player, Rudy Gay, and almost immediately turned around five straight years of losing. They're stockShow More Summary

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