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Bulls vs. Cavaliers: Game 1 Score and Twitter Reaction from 2015 NBA Playoffs

The Chicago Bulls went into Quicken Loans Arena on Monday night and walked out with a 1-0 series lead in the NBA conference semifinals against the Cleveland Cavaliers. Chicago picked up a 99-92 victory on the road. Derrick Rose led the way for the Bulls with 25 points, five rebounds and five assists. Show More Summary

DeMarre Carroll Raising 2015 Free-Agent Price Tag with Scorching NBA Playoffs

The Atlanta Hawks have been defined by collective success all season long, but one individual is starting to stand out and bask in the postseason spotlight with unrestricted free agency on the horizon. Even as Atlanta struggles to unearth the offensive consistency that previously propelled it into the Eastern Conference's No. Show More Summary

NBA Playoffs 2015: Updated Standings, Predictions After Sunday's Results

One should never read too much into a single game, especially the opening game, in a NBA playoff series. With that said, it's still appropriate to look over the 2015 postseason landscape and reassess things if necessary after Sunday's...Show More Summary

Warriors Have No Choice but to Max out Draymond Green in 2015 NBA Free Agency

It's hard to remember when it happened, but at some point during Draymond Green's breakout year—amid the floor burns, buried threes and vice-grip rebounds—a growing fear gripped fans of the Golden State Warriors. It was a fear that other...Show More Summary

Will Brad Stevens, Billy Donovan Reopen Coaching Pipeline Between NCAA and NBA?

There may be a movement afoot in the NBA coaching ranks. That is, if you put any stock in the pop wisdom of TED Talks. In his presentation, Derek Sivers, the founder and former president of CD Baby, proclaimed, "The first follower is...Show More Summary

Can't Deny It: Golden State Warriors Are Undisputed 2015 NBA Title Front-Runners

The Golden State Warriors are NBA title favorites and it's not even kind-of-sort-of close. This is not a jumps-off-the-page-and-beats-you-senseless stance. The Warriors won 67 regular-season tilts, have thoroughly dominated the championship...Show More Summary

Los Angeles Clippers vs. Houston Rockets: Live Score and Analysis for Game 1

The Los Angeles Clippers won’t have any time to cherish their first-round victory over the San Antonio Spurs as Game 1 of the Western Conference Semifinals gets set to tip off Monday night. Although the Clippers pulled off the improbable...Show More Summary

Kyrie Irving Puts Sick Handle on Display Before Acrobatic Layup Versus Bulls

Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving showcased his slick ball-handling abilities late in the second quarter of his team’s Eastern Conference semifinal showdown with the Chicago Bulls. The Cavs were down 45-37 with about two minutes to go in the half when Tristan Thompson corralled an offensive rebound and handed the rock to his point guard. Show More Summary

Prospect vs. Player: Would You Rather Have Kristaps Porzingis or Dario Saric?

Evaluating talent overseas has become a huge part of the NBA draft scouting process. Last summer, the Philadelphia 76ers used a lottery pick on Croatia's Dario Saric. And this upcoming June, some general manager will likely do the same...Show More Summary

Under Armour Honors Stephen Curry with MVP Colorway of Curry One

Every king deserves his own crown. It’s only right that Stephen Curry, the 2014-15 Kia NBA MVP, gets a new set of kicks to commemorate his award. On Tuesday, after the official word was announced by the NBA, Under Armour unveiled the...Show More Summary

Washington Wizards vs. Atlanta Hawks Game 2 NBA Odds Preview, Betting Stats

Following a 104-98 upset victory as 5.5-point underdogs in Game 1 of their second-round series Sunday afternoon, the Washington Wizards will be looking for more of the same Tuesday night when they take on the Atlanta Hawks as underdogs...Show More Summary

Uninterrupted: LeBron Before Game 1 vs. Bulls

Uninterrupted is a platform that allows personalities to connect with fans on a much deeper level, with insight and content not fit for other platforms, media outlets or channels. Interested fans get a unique perspective that brings them closer than ever to the personalities they care about. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

Chicago Bulls vs. Cleveland Cavaliers: Live Score and Analysis for Game 1

The marquee series of the Eastern Conference playoffs is set to get under way Monday night, when the Cleveland Cavaliers host the Chicago Bulls in semifinal action. Following a four-game sweep of the Boston Celtics in Round 1, the Cavaliers...Show More Summary

Stephen Curry Named 2014-15 MVP: Top Takeaways from Star's Press Conference

Golden State Warriors All-Star guard Stephen Curry held court with the media on Monday in a press conference for being named the 2014-15 NBA season's Most Valuable Player. In addition to highlighting his family and just about everyone in the organization, Curry spoke of his passion for the game of basketball. Show More Summary

Dallas Mavericks' Offseason Begins with Point Guard Question

Following yet another first-round exit from of the NBA playoffs, the Dallas Mavericks head into the offseason with plenty of personnel decisions to make. Perhaps the biggest question mark remains in the point guard department. The Mavericks rightfully gambled when they swung a deal for Rajon Rondo earlier this season. Show More Summary

Ric Bucher's Predictions for the 2nd Round of the Eastern Conference Playoffs

The conference semifinals have arrived, but the Eastern Conference's matchup between the Chicago Bulls and Cleveland Cavaliers has the feel of a conference finals. Meanwhile, the Washington Wizards and Atlanta Hawks play each other for...Show More Summary

Howard Beck's Predictions for the 2nd Round of the Western Conference Playoffs

The first round of the Western Conference wrapped up with a dramatic conclusion to the San Antonio Spurs and Los Angeles Clippers, with Los Angeles advancing past the San Antonio Spurs. While the Golden State Warriors, Memphis Grizzlies...Show More Summary

How Billy Donovan Can Maximize Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook Next Season

Billy Donovan doesn't have much time to make a significant impact in his new gig pacing the Oklahoma City Thunder sidelines. With Kevin Durant's free-agency foray looming in the summer of 2016, he may as well have a one-year window. Win a title—or at least get very close to doing so—and he could help the Thunder remain together for years. Show More Summary

Emmanuel Mudiay Reportedly Won't Attend 2015 NBA Draft Combine

Top 2015 NBA draft point guard prospect Emmanuel Mudiay will reportedly decline his invitation to the predraft combine in Chicago. Shams Charania of RealGM provided the details on Monday: After emerging as 247Sports' No. 2 overall prospect...Show More Summary

NBA Playoffs 2015: Full Round 2 Postseason Schedule and Championship Outlook

As if the first round lacked at all in the entertainment department, the 2015 NBA playoffs are heating up even more as the second round of play is nearly in full swing. Half of the Round 2 affairs already began over the weekend. TheShow More Summary

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