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NBA Playoffs 2015: Predicting Final Scores and Results for Sunday's Schedule

Judgment day. For the Boston Celtics, Toronto Raptors and Dallas Mavericks, that’s what today is. With elimination staring them straight in the eye, will they fight or fold? The Los Angeles Clippers, while not facing a must-win situation, are in dire need of a victory, too. Show More Summary

How a Generation of Aussie Ballers Established Themselves in the NBA

San Antonio Spurs guard Patty Mills does not spend time idly. He does things with a purpose, and when no purpose readily presents itself, he gets a little antsy. When he left the Australian Institute of Sport for Saint Mary's College...Show More Summary

Daily Fantasy Basketball 2015: Best NBA DFS DraftKings Lineup for April 26

If you don't take James Harden ($10,900) and Dwight Howard ($7,800) in your DraftKings lineup Sunday, you'll be missing out on huge chunks of fantasy points. Even if both men failed to reproduce the monster performances they had in Game...Show More Summary

Mike Conley Injury: Updates on Grizzlies Star's Eye and Return

Mike Conley exited Saturday night's Game 3 vs. the Trail Blazers after taking an elbow to the face and would not return. Continue for updates. Conley Suffers Eye Injury in Game 3 Saturday, April 25 Rob Fischer, Grizzlies sideline reporter,...Show More Summary

Warriors vs. Pelicans: Game 4 Video Highlights and Recap from 2015 NBA Playoffs

The Golden State Warriors looked to complete a first-round playoff series sweep of the New Orleans Pelicans in Game 4 Saturday night. The explosive Warriors had won all three previous contests in the series, but Anthony Davis and the Pelicans posed a tough test in this one. The Warriors won 109-98. Check out the full video highlights. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

Golden State Warriors Coast into 2nd Round and Other Saturday NBA Takeaways

No drama, no theatrics and no messing around. The Golden State Warriors are moving on to the second round of the NBA playoffs the only way they know how—in style. After taking complete control of its first-round series with a miraculous...Show More Summary

Memphis' Kosta Koufos Throws Down Powerful 1-Handed Dunk, Draws Foul vs. Blazers

Kosta Koufos threw down a mighty dunk on a pass from Nick Calathes early in the second quarter as their Memphis Grizzlies look to go up 3-0 on the Portland Trail Blazers. Rip City has been buzzing all night, but Koufos’ and-1 took some wind out of Portland’s sails. Show More Summary

Will 1st-Round Dominance Translate for Houston Rockets?

Rockets fans can almost rejoice. The Houston Rockets are tantalizingly close to a first-round victory over the rival Dallas Mavericks, sitting pretty with a 3-0 series lead. Barring a collapse of historical proportions, Houston willShow More Summary

Golden State Warriors vs. New Orleans Pelicans: Postgame Grades and Analysis

The Golden State Warriors completed a four-game sweep of the New Orleans Pelicans on Saturday at the Smoothie King Center, winning the series clincher 109-98. Stephen Curry started the game on fire and never cooled down. He scored 14 of his 39 points in the first quarter, setting the tone for the Warriors early. Show More Summary

Portland's Wesley Matthews Wore an Iron Man Mask Prior to Game 3 vs. Memphis

Wesley Matthews earned the nickname "Iron Man" because of his penchant for playing through injuries. But unfortunately for the Portland Trail Blazers, their shooting guard tore his Achilles on March 5 and has been sidelined since. For all his toughness and grit, the Iron Man ran into an injury he couldn't fight through. Show More Summary

Chicago Bulls Learning Necessary Lesson in Playoff Readiness Against Bucks

MILWAUKEE—Since the start of his tenure with the Chicago Bulls five years ago, Tom Thibodeau has preached a formula for winning with five core tenets. Rebounding, defending, sharing the ball and playing inside-out offense are the first four. Check off those four boxes for Saturday. Show More Summary

Warriors vs. Pelicans: Game 4 Score and Twitter Reaction from 2015 NBA Playoffs

The Golden State Warriors essentially knocked the New Orleans Pelicans out of the postseason with their massive comeback in Game 3 of their first-round series in the 2015 NBA playoffs. On Saturday, the Western Conference's top seed finished...Show More Summary

Jason Terry Plans to Wear All Black Outfit for Mavericks' 'Funeral' in Game 4

Two years ago, the New York Knicks made the mistake that Jason Terry is about to. The 'Bockers, up 3-0 on Terry's Boston Celtics in the first round, thought it would be a good idea to wear black to Game 4—"funeral colors," as Kenyon Martin told Mitch Lawrence of the New York Daily News. Well, the Knicks actually followed through and wore black. Show More Summary

Pros and Cons of Los Angeles Lakers Pursuing Rajon Rondo During 2015 Free Agency

Are the Los Angeles Lakers really serious about pursuing Dallas Mavericks point guard Rajon Rondo this summer when he becomes an unrestricted free agent? And if they are, how would signing the 29-year-old former Boston Celtic and longtime...Show More Summary

Stephen Curry Shows off Creativity with Behind-the-Head Pass to Barnes

Stephen Curry is quickly becoming the most hated man in New Orleans. After spearheading one of the wildest comebacks in NBA playoff history on Thursday, the Golden State Warriors point guard came into Game 4 with that same killer instinct. Show More Summary

Bulls vs. Bucks: Game 4 Video Highlights and Recap from 2015 NBA Playoffs

The Chicago Bulls looked to complete a first-round sweep of the Milwaukee Bucks in Game 4 on Saturday night. Derrick Rose and the Bulls had won each of the first three games and looked to finish the young Bucks off, but Milwaukee wasn't going down without a fight. The Bucks won 92-90. Check out the full video highlights. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

Hawks vs. Nets: Game 3 Video Highlights and Recap from 2015 NBA Playoffs

The Atlanta Hawks looked to take complete control of their first round playoff series against the Brooklyn Nets in Game 3 on Saturday night. The Hawks won Games 1 and 2, and their explosive, balanced offense looked to take another game, this one on the road. Show More Summary

Chicago Bulls vs. Milwaukee Bucks: Postgame Grades and Analysis

Like Games 2 and 3 in this series, Saturday's Game 4 between the Milwaukee Bucks and Chicago Bulls was highly competitive. But no playoff game this season had an ending quite as exciting as this one. After several lead changes, the Bucks...Show More Summary

Memphis Grizzlies vs. Portland Trail Blazers: Live Score, Analysis for Game 3

Down 2-0 against the Memphis Grizzlies, the Portland Trail Blazers head home Saturday night with one last chance to make this series into something. Technically, they'll have two more chances. But no NBA team has ever come back from a 3-0 deficit in a best-of-seven series. Show More Summary

Bucks' Jerryd Bayless Hits Layup at Buzzer to Beat Bulls in Game 4

The Milwaukee Bucks live to fight another day. With their backs against the wall, Jason Kidd's team fought the Chicago Bulls all game—both literally and figuratively. In the end, Jerryd Bayless converted a buzzer-beating layup to win it on a perfectly designed play from the second-year coach. Show More Summary

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