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2015 NBA Free Agents: Predictions for Top Available Players This Summer

While the NBA postseason is sure to be a spectacular affair, featuring plenty of memorable matchups, the 14 teams that aren't involved in the proceedings are going to be awfully bored if they don't have anything to think about. Fortunately,...Show More Summary

Deron Williams Must Drive the Brooklyn Nets' Feeble Playoffs Hopes

As the 2015 NBA playoffs get underway Saturday, Brooklyn Nets point guard Deron Williams is an afterthought in the “potential hero” category. Yet if the eighth-seeded Nets are going to pull off a near-miraculous upset of the AtlantaShow More Summary

NBA Salary Cap Expected to See Major Increase in Upcoming Seasons

The NBA salary cap is expected to increase drastically in the very-near future. DraftExpress' Jonathan Givony reported on the rough estimates for the salary cap in the years ahead: The huge jump from 2015-16 to 2016-17 was expected after...Show More Summary

Brad Stevens' NBA Coaching Star Can Rise with Resilient 1st-Round Effort

The legend of Brad Stevens not only exists, it's growing. The Boston Celtics' 38-year-old coaching prodigy could keep his star soaring by leading his outgunned troops to a spirited showing against the NBA heavyweight Cleveland Cavaliers. Or, according to most pundits, pulling off a miracle. Show More Summary

NBA Draft 2015: Post-Lottery Order Set Following Tiebreakers

The NBA took one more step toward locking in the final order for the 2015 draft by resolving the four tiebreakers among teams that finished with the same regular-season records. Yahoo Sports' Marc J. Spears provided the results fromShow More Summary

David Lee Injury: Updates on Warriors Forward's Back and Return

Golden State Warriors forward David Lee will miss Saturday’s playoff game against the New Orleans Pelicans with a back injury. Continue for updates. Lee Will Miss Game 1 Against Pelicans Friday, April 17 Rusty Simmons of The San Francisco...Show More Summary

Former NBA Star Sam Perkins Gives His Predictions for the 2014-15 Playoffs

The NBA playoffs are upon us, and predictions are being tossed out there for first-round outcomes as well as championship matchups. Sam "Big Smooth" Perkins stopped by Bleacher Report to talk about the NBA playoffs, which teams he likes in the playoffs and whom he's most excited to see play. Show More Summary

2016 Draft Prospect Skal Labissiere Models Game After Kobe, Duncan, Dirk, Brow

Kentucky-bound big man Skal Labissiere has already started generating No. 1 overall buzz for the 2016 NBA draft. He's coming off an eye-opening showing in Portland at the Nike Hoop Summit, where he put up 21 points, six rebounds and six blocks in a win over Team USA. Show More Summary

Whom the Boston Celtics Should Target in the 2015 NBA Draft

The Boston Celtics are in the playoffs. That's fantastic news! The bad news? Bye-bye lottery. The Celtics have a 0 percent shot at landing a top-three pick in this year’s draft and have instead been awarded the 16th selection. Additionally,...Show More Summary

NBA Insider Buzz: Thibodeau's Camp Expressing Interest in Thunder Coaching Job

The Oklahoma City Thunder narrowly missed the cut for this year's playoffs, and head coach Scott Brooks has become the target of blame. In addition, one of his rumored replacements is Chicago Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau, who has been...Show More Summary

NBA Playoffs 2015: Full Title Odds and 1st-Round Predictions

For the first time in years, the NBA playoffs actually feel wide-open. The Eastern Conference is top-heavy, but a case can be made for the top three teams making it to the Finals. The Western Conference is a good mess with at least four...Show More Summary

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Undergoes Heart Surgery: Latest Details on Former NBA Star

Legendary Los Angeles Lakers center Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is currently recovering after undergoing heart surgery Thursday. According to Bleacher Report's Kevin Ding, the six-time NBA MVP is expected to make a full recovery from the operation: The...Show More Summary

Draymond Green's Impact on Warriors May Change Definition of NBA's Top Defender

If early returns are any indication, the Golden State Warriors' Draymond Green will beat out Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan for Defensive Player of the Year, which would represent either a watershed moment or a once-every-decade...Show More Summary

NBA Playoffs 2015: Matchups Bracket, Schedule Info, Round-by-Round Start Dates

The late-season cruise is finally over for the top teams in the NBA, and the dawn of the 2015 playoffs signals a time for those who fought all season for their spot to prove their worth against the best. While the Atlanta Hawks and Golden...Show More Summary

Mark Cuban on James Harden's Rockets: 'That's Not a Very Good Team over There'

I'm sure no one could see this coming. After the Houston Rockets and Dallas Mavericks spent much of the last calendar year engaging in wars of words—the chemistry comments are one of many examples, and you can find so many more in this...Show More Summary

Best Individual Matchups in the First Round of 2015 NBA Playoffs

There is more to the NBA playoffs than pitting championship-seeking team against championship-seeking team. Individual matchups matter just as much. They help shape the bigger picture that is the title race. They pit player against player, upstart sensation against upstart sensation, star against star. This year's playoff bracket is no different. Show More Summary

Final Regular-Season Grades for Every Los Angeles Lakers Player

Assigning report card grades for a Los Angeles Lakers roster with the worst record in franchise history at 21-61 is primarily about one thing: What, if anything, can these beleaguered players bring to the table next season? The 2014-15...Show More Summary

NBA Playoff Schedule 2015: Available Game Times and Dates for Round 1 Matchups

There are few things more entertaining in sports than playoff basketball—especially this season. Name your favorite NBA superstar—he's probably in the playoffs. Anthony Davis. Stephen Curry. James Harden. LeBron James. The list goesShow More Summary

NBA Mock Draft 2015: Projections for Where Top Prospects Will Land in 1st Round

While the league's best teams battled for playoff berths throughout the 2014-15 regular season, many other teams engaged in a race to the bottom in order to better position themselves in one of the best drafts in recent memory. The 2015...Show More Summary

After Gathering Resources and Losses, Lakers Need to Spend Big, and Soon

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — The Los Angeles Lakers have so far resisted just throwing stacks of money at their problems. That waiting game ends this summer. All the Lakers' plotting and postponing to bounce right back to contending status via a superstar-free-agent splash has to be cashed in this offseason. The Lakers will spend this summer. Show More Summary

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