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LeBron Isn't Like Mike, Never Will Be Like Mike and That's Working for the Cavs

CLEVELAND — LeBron James took over, as is his wont. He reached down, tapped "play" and the sweet stylings of the O'Jays filled the Cleveland Cavaliers locker room. Soon, James was singing along to "Back Stabbers" — a curious choice, sure, though there was no need to psychoanalyze his selection. Show More Summary

2016 NBA Draft Prospects: Breaking Down NBA Future of Virginia's Malcolm Brogdon

Malcolm Brogdon is not the product of a system; that's important to make clear. Because Virginia head coach Tony Bennett is such a brilliant tactician, with a pack-line defense and clock-draining offense that exhausts defenses to the...Show More Summary

NBA Playoffs 2016: Schedule and Key Factors for Championship Matchup

As compelling as the NBA Conference Finals have been thus far, they are only the appetizer to the delicious entree that is the NBA Finals. In the West, we are either going to see the greatest regular-season team of all time emerge to...Show More Summary

Warriors Still Have Plenty to Prove Despite Season-Saving Effort vs. Thunder

The Golden State Warriors were good enough when they needed to be, beating the Oklahoma City Thunder 120-111 Thursday to stave off elimination in Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals. Despite the season-saving result, the Warriors' chances of toppling the Thunder twice more seem slim. Show More Summary

Thunder vs. Warriors: Game 5 Score and Twitter Reaction from 2016 NBA Playoffs

The best regular-season team in NBA history isn't going down without a fight. The Golden State Warriors kept their 73-win season alive Thursday with a 120-111 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals. Show More Summary

Khloe Kardashian Files for Divorce from Lamar Odom

Khloe Kardashian has reportedly filed for divorce from former NBA star Lamar Odom. According to court documents obtained by CNN's Amanda Jackson, Kardashian cited "irreconcilable differences" and " is seeking to terminate spousal support...Show More Summary

Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Golden State Warriors: Live Score, Analysis for Game 5

The Oklahoma City Thunder look to close out the Golden State Warriors on the road in Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals on Thursday at 9 p.m. ET. After the teams split the first two contests of the series at Oracle Arena, Oklahoma...Show More Summary

Houston Rockets Hiring Mike D'Antoni Comes with Curious Questions?

Mike D'Antoni occupies a complicated space in the NBA landscape, so his agreement to become the Houston Rockets' next head coach, as first reported by Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical, raises appropriately complicated issues. After...Show More Summary

Markieff Morris Detained at Airport for 'Suspected Marijuana' Possession

Washington Wizards forward Markieff Morris was detained by police at Philadelphia International Airport on Thursday. Law enforcement officials said they found what they suspect to be marijuana in Morris' bag, per John Gonzalez of Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

Mike D'Antoni to Rockets: Latest Contract Details, Analysis and Reaction

Mike D'Antoni has taken a hard road back to being a head coach in the NBA but was rewarded for his recent stint as a Philadelphia 76ers assistant, as he will take over the head job for the Houston Rockets. Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical...Show More Summary

It's Time for the Chicago Bulls and Joakim Noah to Move on from Each Other

Goodbyes are hard, but sometimes they're necessary. That's where the Chicago Bulls and Joakim Noah find themselves this summer. For the past nine years, Noah has been a Chicago institution, both on the court and in the community. He's...Show More Summary

Anthony Davis Loses $24M for Failing to Make 2015-16 All-NBA Teams

The Association announced All-NBA teams Thursday, and Anthony Davis' absence from the three elite five-man units cost him the chance to earn an extra $24 million. According to ESPN.com's Darren Rovell, the New Orleans Pelicans forward...Show More Summary

All-NBA Teams 2015-16 Announced: Voting Breakdown, Comments, Reaction

With one week to go before the NBA Finals, the league has announced the 15 players who make up the three All-NBA teams. Reigning two-time MVP Stephen Curry was a unanimous selection, and Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James was named to the first team for the ninth straight year. NBA.com tweeted out the full voting results: Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

OKC Thunder on the Brink of Unprecedented NBA Playoffs Run

The Oklahoma City Thunder should not be here, up 3-1 on the best-ever Golden State Warriors team, one win away from the NBA Finals. They shouldn't even be in the Western Conference Finals. For all the pomp and power at the top of the...Show More Summary

NBA Betting Preview: Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Toronto Raptors Game 6 Odds

The home team has won and covered the spread in every game of the 2016 NBA Eastern Conference Finals. The Toronto Raptors hope to extend that trend and stay alive in the series with a victory in Game 6 on Friday as 6.5-point bettingShow More Summary

David Fizdale to Grizzlies: Latest Contract Details, Analysis and Reaction

The Memphis Grizzlies reportedly decided to give David Fizdale his first head coaching opportunity in the NBA on Wednesday. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical, the Grizzlies signed the coach to a four-year deal. Ronald Tillery...Show More Summary

NBA Mock Draft 2016: Latest Projections for Polarizing Prospects

The 2016 NBA draft isn't until June 23 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, but with the lottery order locked in, it's far easier to project where the top prospects might land. At the epicenter of draft debate is the No. 1 pick conundrum the Philadelphia 76ers face. Show More Summary

Cold Hard Fact for Thursday, May 26, 2016

Fact: Only nine out of 232 teams that trailed 3-1 in a seven-game series have come back to win. The Golden State Warriors currently trail the Oklahoma City Thunder 3-1 in the Western Conference Finals. Bleacher Report will be bringing...Show More Summary

The Ideal 2016 Prospect for Each NBA Lottery Team

Every team will enter the 2016 NBA draft with a wish list of high-priority targets. The ideal prospect for each franchise fills a specific need and offers maximum talent relative to where the pick is in the lottery. For example, theShow More Summary

NBA Finals 2016: Schedule, Format and Predictions for Championship Matchup

For much of the 2016 NBA postseason, it seemed that the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers were on a collision course, destined to meet in the NBA Finals. The Warriors went 73-9 in the regular season. Surely, they were going...Show More Summary

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