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LeBron James Blocks Evan Turner's Dunk Attempt, Lets Him Hear About It

LeBron James was kind enough to teach Evan Turner a lesson in Game 3 at the TD Garden. Earlier in contest, the Boston Celtics wingman was hit with a flagrant-1 foul for wrapping up James at the neck. The King scoffed at Turner’s outstretched hand, got up and knocked down the ensuing free throws for two of his game-high 31 points. Show More Summary

Cavaliers vs. Celtics: Game 3 Score and Twitter Reaction from 2015 NBA Playoffs

The Cleveland Cavaliers have LeBron James. The Boston Celtics don't. While the underdog Celtics never went away during Game 3 of their first-round playoff series, they had no answer for King James in Cleveland's 103-95 victory Thursday in Boston. Show More Summary

Jimmy Butler Blocks Shot Then Hustles to the Other End for Alley-Oop

Jimmy Butler is just having a great time out there against the Milwaukee Bucks tonight. Already averaging 28 points per game in the first-round series, which his Chicago Bulls lead 2-0, the breakout forward is on pace for another impressive outing. Show More Summary

DeAndre Jordan Proving How Critical He Is to LA Clippers' Contender Status

DeAndre Jordan is what makes the Los Angeles Clippers' engine rev. If the Clippers defense is an '02 Scion tC, Jordan is the gasoline. It may not be the most glorious ride you've ever had, and the construction of the car is inconceivably...Show More Summary

LeBron James Throws Down Windmill Dunk vs. Boston Celtics in Game 3

LeBron James isn ’t human. How do we know? Because we expect him to do things like this. With eight minutes left in the third quarter of Game 3 on Thursday against the Boston Celtics, LBJ picked off Evan Turner’s pass over the middle. Show More Summary

John Henson Elevates over Multiple Defenders for Big Putback Jam vs. Bulls

Down 2-0 to the Chicago Bulls in their first-round playoff series, the Milwaukee Bucks need something—anything—to get their young team going. And John Henson feels it. The long-limbed center followed up an errant jumper from GiannisShow More Summary

How Far Can San Antonio Spurs Go Without a Healthy Tony Parker?

The San Antonio Spurs notched a huge Game 2 win over the Los Angeles Clippers without getting anything from Tony Parker, and the most surprising thing about that result may be that it shouldn't have been surprising at all. Quietly, and...Show More Summary

Golden State Warriors vs. New Orleans Pelicans: Live Score & Analysis for Game 3

Despite what the series score suggests, the eighth-place New Orleans Pelicans are giving the top-seeded Golden State Warriors everything they can handle through the first round of their playoff push. They'll look to continue that trend...Show More Summary

Scrum Breaks out After Hard Foul on Kyrie Irving, JR Smith Receives Technical

Things got heated between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Boston Celtics with about five minutes left in the first half of Game 3. Kyrie Irving drove the lane looking to break the 40-40 tie, but Boston center Jonas Jerebko whacked the point guard in the face as he went up to shoot. Show More Summary

Shine Is Returning to Josh Smith's Game with Houston Rockets

In Game 2 of the Houston Rockets' series with the Dallas Mavericks, Josh Smith had a much-earned moment in the sun. After he set up Dwight Howard with lob after lob, he topped it off by posterizing Tyson Chandler. Following his dunk, he walked back to the other end of the court, revving his imaginary motorcycle and waving to the crowd. Show More Summary

Chicago Bulls vs. Milwaukee Bucks: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

The Chicago Bulls visit the Milwaukee Bucks on Thursday, hoping to extend their dominion over the series to 3-0, while the Bucks look to stop the bleeding. The upstart Bucks played valiantly during the two games in Chicago, but they came away with losses by 12 points (Game 1) and nine points (Game 2). Game 3 tips off at 8 p.m. Show More Summary

Adam Silver Says Charles Barkley Has Best Bald Head, Beating out Shaq & Himself

Adam Silver has made quite a name for himself since taking over for longtime NBA commissioner David Stern in February 2014. The man formerly known largely to the public as the smiley pick announcer of the NBA draft's second round has...Show More Summary

Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Boston Celtics: Live Score and Analysis for Game 3

Trailing the Cleveland Cavaliers 2-0, the Boston Celtics journey home Thursday night looking for their first victory of this best-of-seven series. If Game 2 serves as a harbinger for what's to come, the Celtics may just get that win....Show More Summary

Vinny Del Negro: How I'd Stop James Harden

The concept of stopping a great scorer like James Harden is substantially easier than the reality. Schemes are great. But execution and getting everyone on the same page are the real keys in containing his production. Step 1: Take Away...Show More Summary

Kawhi Leonard Has the Baton as San Antonio Spurs' Next Franchise Centerpiece

Kawhi Leonard hasn't retraced the steps of San Antonio Spurs cornerstones Tim Duncan and David Robinson. Those two were No. 1 picks. Leonard, strange as this now sounds, lasted until the 15th selection of the 2011 NBA draft. Duncan and Robinson were beasts on the low block. Show More Summary

Providence's Kris Dunn Making Risky Decision to Pass on 2015 NBA Draft

Normally, it's a prospect's decision to declare early for the NBA draft that raises questions. In Kris Dunn's case, the decision in question is the one that has him reportedly returning back to Providence, according to Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski. Show More Summary

Ranking the Top 5 Point Guard Prospects in the 2015 NBA Draft

With the playoffs underway, there's nearly half the league not in the postseason. Most squads have already been looking toward team needs to fill and draft picks to scout. In an era where the point guard reigns supreme, who are the top...Show More Summary

Under-the-Radar Free Agents the Los Angeles Lakers Could Target This Offseason

The Los Angeles Lakers finished the year with a franchise-worst 21-61 record. With the Purple and Gold sans Kobe Bryant for half the season, the Lakers roster was filled with many unrecognizable faces. With a potential high lottery pick...Show More Summary

Skolnick: Hack-a-Shaq Strategy Ruining Games, NBA Now Must Change the Rule

The San Antonio Spurs tied up the series 1-1 against the Los Angeles Clippers with Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich implementing hack-a-DeAndre-Jordan, fouling him repeatedly at the end of the game with the knowledge that Jordan is aShow More Summary

Who the Oklahoma City Thunder Should Target in the 2015 NBA Draft

It is weird to talk about the Oklahoma City Thunder and the NBA draft this early in the year, but the team's rare appearance in the lottery could be a blessing in disguise after a disastrous season. It allows one of the game's best drafters...Show More Summary

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