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NBA Draft 2016: Underrated Prospects Who Will Rise During Predraft Process

Invites for the NBA Draft Combine have been pouring in. As expected, it's a long list, per's Jeff Goodman: There are still some notable players on the list who have yet to sign with an agent and will thus have the chance toShow More Summary

Cleveland Cavaliers Face First True Test of Their 2016 NBA Playoffs

The Detroit Pistons put up a respectable fight in the first round, but the Cleveland Cavaliers' postseason effectively begins now. The Cavs and Atlanta Hawks are set to meet in Round 2 of the playoffs, a rematch of last year's Eastern...Show More Summary

NBA Betting Preview: Atlanta Hawks vs. Cleveland Cavaliers Game 1 Odds, Analysis

The Atlanta Hawks were swept by the Cleveland Cavaliers as the top seed in last year’s Eastern Conference Finals. The fourth-seeded Hawks will now look to return the favor when they meet the top-seeded Cavaliers in Game 1 of their second-round...Show More Summary

NBA Playoffs Schedule 2016: TV, Livestream Guide for Monday's Round 2 Matchups

Monday's NBA playoffs schedule is light on action but will go a long way in establishing the tone of two second-round series. In the Eastern Conference, the No. 1-seeded Cleveland Cavaliers will look to continue their momentum against the Atlanta Hawks in Game 1. Show More Summary

Frank Vogel: Latest News, Rumors, Speculation on Pacers Coach's Future

The Indiana Pacers' offseason is underway early, and the first order of business is to figure out the next step with head coach Frank Vogel, whose contract expires after the season. Continue for updates. No Talks Between Vogel and Pacers Sunday,...Show More Summary

Pacers vs. Raptors: Game 7 Score and Twitter Reaction from 2016 NBA Playoffs

That sound you heard Sunday night was a collective sigh of relief from the entire city of Toronto—rather, the entire country of Canada. The Toronto Raptors clinched their first playoff series win since 2001 with an 89-84 victory over the Indiana Pacers in Game 7 of their first-round clash. Show More Summary

Sunday NBA Playoffs: Klay Thompson Showing Alpha-Dog Swagger Without Steph Curry

Beating the Houston Rockets without Stephen Curry was one thing. While James Harden and Dwight Howard refused to coalesce and the entire team displayed a stunning lack of chemistry, the Golden State Warriors had no trouble slaughtering...Show More Summary

Indiana Pacers vs. Toronto Raptors: Live Score, Analysis for Game 7

The Toronto Raptors and Indiana Pacers square off in the decisive Game 7 of their first-round playoff series Sunday at 8 p.m. ET. Toronto won 12 more games than Indiana during the regular season, but hardly anything from the regularShow More Summary

Trail Blazers vs Warriors: Game 1 Score, Twitter Reaction from 2016 NBA Playoffs

The Golden State Warriors continued to thrive without reigning MVP Stephen Curry in Sunday's opening game of the Western Conference Semifinals against the Portland Trail Blazers, rolling to a 118-106 victory at Oracle Arena. While Curry sat with a sprained MCL, his Splash Brothers backcourt partner, Klay Thompson, set the tone with a scorching start. Show More Summary

Charlotte Hornets Could Be Annual Contenders If Key Free Agents Return

MIAMI — Behind a spread-out offensive attack and a near-All-Star-level climb from Kemba Walker, the Charlotte Hornets forced their way onto the NBA radar in 2015-16. But injury issues, shooting woes and a lack of experience ultimately...Show More Summary

Gerald Henderson, Anderson Varejao Ejected from Warriors vs Trail Blazers Game 1

Things got heated in Game 1 of the Western Conference Semifinals between the Portland Trail Blazers and Golden State Warriors on Sunday, leading to the ejection of Blazers guard Gerald Henderson and Warriors forward Anderson Varejao. Per...Show More Summary

Dwyane Wade Passes Wilt Chamberlain on NBA's All-Time Playoff Scoring List

Miami Heat star guard Dwyane Wade needed only 12 points during Miami's 106-73 Game 7 victory over the Charlotte Hornets on Sunday, but they were historic. On a free throw with six minutes, nine seconds remaining in the second quarter, Wade surpassed Wilt Chamberlain for 17th place all-time in playoff points, per ESPN on Twitter. Show More Summary

Hornets vs. Heat: Game 7 Score and Twitter Reaction from 2016 NBA Playoffs

The Miami Heat's experience and talent showed during Sunday's 106-73 victory over the Charlotte Hornets in Game 7 of the teams' opening-round playoff series at American Airlines Arena. The Heat's face of the franchise, Dwyane Wade, came...Show More Summary

NBA Mock Draft 2016: Updated Predictions for 1st-Round Prospects

With second-round playoff series beginning in earnest and both remaining first-round series being decided Sunday, more than half of the NBA is officially looking toward its offseason. Coaching vacancies are quickly filling, and the draft combine looms large. Show More Summary

Trail Blazers vs. Warriors: Live Score, Analysis for Game 1

Damian Lillard and the Portland Trail Blazers (No. 5) are on the road to take on Draymond Green and the Golden State Warriors (No. 1) Sunday at Oracle Arena. It's the first game of the best-of-seven Western Conference Semifinals. Tipoff : 3:30 p.m. Show More Summary

NBA Playoffs 2016: Full Round 1 Bracket Results and Semifinal Predictions

The 2016 NBA playoffs will officially reach the end of the first round following Sunday's duo of Game 7 matchups in the Eastern Conference. Still to be decided before the full semifinals field is set are opening-round rubber matchesShow More Summary

Pacers Shootaround Canceled Before Game 7 vs. Raptors

The Indiana Pacers had a tough enough task to win Sunday's Game 7 against the Toronto Raptors as it was. Due to logistics issues brought about by the Toronto Marathon, the team opted not to travel early to the Air Canada Centre for its...Show More Summary

George Karl Comments on DeMarcus Cousins and Tenure with Sacramento Kings

Over the last two years, perhaps no coach in basketball has undergone more turmoil than George Karl. He was hired amid controversy at last year's All-Star break, nearly fired after just 30 games and faced constant rumors about his job...Show More Summary

Charlotte Hornets vs. Miami Heat: Live Score, Analysis for Game 7

The Charlotte Hornets and Miami Heat will face off in a decisive Game 7 at American Airlines Arena on Sunday afternoon. The Hornets had an opportunity to close out the Heat at home on Thursday, but Miami prevailed, 97-90. The Heat originally...Show More Summary

Cold Hard Fact for Sunday, May 1, 2016

Fact: Damian Lillard has a career record of 3-11 against the Warriors. At Oracle Arena he is 1-6, having not won since 2013. Bleacher Report will be bringing sports fans the most interesting and engaging Cold Hard Fact of the day, presented by Coors Light. Source: B/R Insights Read more NBA news on

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