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So Long, Eastern Conference Playoffs: LeBron James Put You Out of Your Misery

Dear 2016 NBA Eastern Conference Playoffs, So long. Farewell. Auf Wiedersehen. Goodbye. It's been real—real unnecessary. With a 113-87 victory over the Toronto Raptors in Game 6 of your conference finals, the Cleveland Cavaliers are headed to the NBA Finals. Show More Summary

Dwane Casey Contract: Latest News, Rumors on Coach's Negotiations with Raptors

After he led the Toronto Raptors to their best season in franchise history, the next task for Toronto is to lock up head coach Dwane Casey to a contract extension, according to ESPN.com's Marc Stein. In 2015-16, Casey coached the Raptors to a franchise-best 56 regular-season wins and their first trip to the Eastern Conference Finals. Show More Summary

Cavaliers vs. Raptors: Game 6 Score and Twitter Reaction from 2016 NBA Playoffs

The home team won the first five games of the Eastern Conference Finals, but the Cleveland Cavaliers bucked the trend with a series-clinching 113-87 victory over the Toronto Raptors at Air Canada Centre on Friday night. The Cavaliers...Show More Summary

Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Toronto Raptors: Live Score, Analysis for Game 6

The Cavs and Raptors game is underway. Keep it here for live updates and analysis throughout. Box Score Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

Ex-Warriors Finding Success Abroad Recall Early Days of Stephen Curry

The NBA's first unanimous MVP, Stephen Curry, was a draft sandwich between the Golden State Warriors' 2008 first-round selection, Anthony Randolph, and 2010 sixth overall pick, Ekpe Udoh. While Curry and the Golden State Warriors are...Show More Summary

Breakup Watch: NBA Teams Set for Major Changes During 2016 Offseason

Before the matchmaking portion of the NBA offseason begins, the basketball gods must orchestrate some breakups. And like most relationships on their last legs, a lot of these splits can be spotted before they actually happen. The cause could be as simple as timing. Show More Summary

2016 NBA Mock Draft: Predictions and Prospects Who Can Help Contenders

It's almost a foregone conclusion that LSU's Ben Simmons and Duke's Brandon Ingram will be the top two selections of the 2016 NBA draft on June 23 in Brooklyn. While the best talent goes to the worst teams in the league, contenders that...Show More Summary

Predicting Biggest Risers and Fallers of the 2016 NBA Draft Class

There could be a lot of movement on NBA draft boards during the final weeks leading up to June 23. Teams use workouts to assess prospects hands-on. With strong showings and engaging interviews, these players have the opportunity to move...Show More Summary

NBA Finals 2016: Known Dates, Format for Championship Schedule

We don't know which teams will be competing in the NBA Finals, but if it is anything like the conference finals, fans will be in for a real treat. Both series are heading to Game 6 with the Cleveland Cavaliers leading the Toronto Raptors 3-2 and the Oklahoma City Thunder holding a 3-2 lead over the Golden State Warriors. Show More Summary

2016 NBA Draft: 1st-Round Order and Prospects Who Could Slide on Draft Day

A slide is inevitable for a few unlucky prospects in each NBA draft. Most times, the board plays a major part in a slide, as a logjam at a certain position can push prospects down the board. So can a run on one position alone, whichShow More Summary

NBA Mock Draft 2016: Projections for Prospects with Most Star Potential

A lot of the NBA draft process is about teams trying to find the next superstar. Teams with superstars tend to contend for championships, while teams without elite talent usually have a difficult time becoming legitimate title threats. Of...Show More Summary

Jahlil Okafor Trade Rumors: Latest News, Speculation Surrounding 76ers Star

As the Philadelphia 76ers enter a new era under general manager Bryan Colangelo, the roster figures to undergo a drastic makeover, and center Jahlil Okafor is a potential trade chip. Continue for updates. Sixers May Seek To Deal BigShow More Summary

Luke Walton, L.A. Lakers Need to Get This Coaching Staff Right

The Los Angeles Lakers are pressing ahead during the offseason, preparing for the NBA draft and putting together a staff for newly hired head coach Luke Walton. Walton himself is doing double duty—assisting Steve Kerr and the GoldenShow More Summary

Lakers Rumors: Latest Buzz on DeMar DeRozan, Brandon Ingram and More

The Los Angeles Lakers are going to look a lot different next season, which is a good thing after just 17 wins this past year. While there are certainly quality young pieces on the roster, including Jordan Clarkson, D'Angelo Russell and Julius Randle, the organization still needs plenty of help in order to be competitive. Show More Summary

Nerlens Noel Trade Rumors: Latest News, Speculation Surrounding 76ers Star

With the Philadelphia 76ers set to make the No. 1 overall selection in the 2016 NBA draft, a new report suggests that Nerlens Noel could be on the move. In an interview on 97.3 ESPN in South Jersey (h/t Kyle Neubeck of Liberty Ballers),...Show More Summary

Cold Hard Fact for Friday, May 27, 2016

Fact: Stephen Curry is the first Golden State Warrior to have 30+ points, 5+ assists, 5+ rebounds and 5+ steals in a playoff game since at least 1983-84. Bleacher Report will be bringing sports fans the most interesting and engagingShow More Summary

What the Chicago Bulls' Dream Offseason Looks Like

The Chicago Bulls should have a different offseason priority than in recent years, and one can only hope that the front office's Gar Forman and John Paxson know it. Their goal this year should not be to “get better” or “put in that last...Show More Summary

NBA Rumors: Latest Buzz Surrounding 2016 Lottery Teams

NBA lottery teams have the toughest decisions of all ahead of the 2016 NBA draft. On paper, it seems like the teams lucky enough to reside in the top 14 picks have the most reason for optimism. Maybe it's a notion that's halfway true,...Show More Summary

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

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