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No. 2 Pick Means Darkest Days Are over for L.A. Lakers

After an extended stretch of mediocrity, the Los Angeles Lakers may finally be turning the page. Tuesday night’s NBA draft lottery produced a major stroke of good luck with the No. 2 pick. It could have been a whole lot worse—L.A.’sShow More Summary

Lakers Rumors: Latest Buzz on 2016 NBA Draft Plans

The Los Angeles Lakers won the lottery. That sounds dramatic, but general manager Mitch Kupchak and the organization gambled it all on another tanked season despite the risk of losing a pick. The suffering got Lakers fans one last memorable ride, one of the worst seasons in franchise history and the No. Show More Summary

2016 NBA Mock Draft: Top Prospects and 1st-Round Predictions Following Lottery

Even after an unexciting lottery on Tuesday, the official order gives us a chance to dig deep in projecting the 2016 NBA draft. For the first time in its history, the lottery stayed with the status quo as the top three teams remained where they were in order. Show More Summary

Dwight Howard Comments on Struggles with Rockets, More

After a trying 2015-16 season with the Houston Rockets, center Dwight Howard opened up about his struggles and his potential future with the franchise Thursday. In an interview with ESPN.com's Jackie MacMullan, the star big man acknowledged...Show More Summary

2016 NBA Free Agents: Latest Rumors and Predictions for Market's Buzzing Names

This is a wild time of year for NBA fans, with the playoffs, draft coverage and free-agency rumors all mixed together. Interestingly, that last group might be the most important for the future of the league. The upcoming offseason will...Show More Summary

Cold Hard Fact for Thursday, May 19, 2016

Fact: The Golden State Warriors are now 12-0 after a loss this season (including playoffs). 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 BleacherReport.com

NBA Mock Draft 2016: Round 1 Projections, Prospects' Post-Lottery Landing Spots

Now that all 30 teams know where they will be picking in the 2016 NBA draft on June 23 after Tuesday night's lottery, they have a much better understanding of what their futures are going to look like. LSU's Ben Simmons and Duke's Brandon Ingram have been the consensus top two players for months, taking some drama out of the equation. Show More Summary

Cavaliers' Offensive Juggernaut Starts with Decision No Defense Can Handle

LeBron James doesn't want you to label his Cleveland Cavaliers as a three-point shooting team, despite their historic numbers this postseason. He's also not willing to call the Cavs a paint-oriented squad either, even though toastedShow More Summary

NBA Rumors: Latest Rumblings Following 2016 Draft Lottery

From head coaches to high-profile prospects and risky trades, NBA rumors season has hit its peak. Watching the Oklahoma City Thunder and Golden State Warriors duke it out in the playoffs is fun. The lottery itself provided a good time...Show More Summary

Keep or Cut: Here's How the NY Knicks Must Handle Their Free Agents

Hope you fans didn't grow too attached to the 2015-16 New York Knicks of 32-50 fame, because half the squad could be lost in free agency this summer. The front office execs should hop on white horses and chase after a few of those players, bearing flowers, purring poetry, seducing them into re-signing. Show More Summary

NBA Playoff Schedule 2016: Cavaliers vs. Raptors Game 2 Info, Predictions

“It’s not how many times you get hit, it’s how many times you get up that matters,” they say. It looks like the Toronto Raptors are going to get hit hard four times, and stay down for good after that. LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers opened up a can of you-know-what on the No. Show More Summary

Warriors Regain Series Momentum by Channeling Familiar, Dominant Swagger

In an epic matchup marked by incomprehensible offensive firepower, MVPs on both sides and the defending champs in a desperate spot, the Golden State Warriors did the unthinkable Wednesday in a 118-91 Game 2 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder. They made it feel customary. Show More Summary

Stephen Curry Comments on Swollen Elbow After Game 2 Win vs. Thunder

Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry took a hard tumble into the stands during the first quarter of Wednesday night's 118-91 Game 2 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder, but he told reporters after the blowout that his right (shooting) elbow is doing fine following the scare. "Elbow’s fine," Curry said, according to ESPN's J.A. Show More Summary

Thunder vs. Warriors: Game 2 Score and Twitter Reaction from 2016 NBA Playoffs

The Golden State Warriors don't lose back-to-back games. At least, that's what this season has taught us. After following up each of their 11 regular-season and postseason losses with a win prior to Wednesday night's Game 2 showdownShow More Summary

Will Jeff Hornacek Be Puppet or Puppeteer for Phil Jackson, NY Knicks?

Give New York Knicks team president Phil Jackson this: The man knows how to cast smokescreens. In what can only be described as a shocking turn of events, the Knicks are just about set to hire former Phoenix Suns head coach Jeff Hornacek...Show More Summary

Jeff Hornacek Reportedly to Be Knicks Coach: Twitter Reacts to New York's Hire

Phil Jackson is finally going outside the family. According to reports Wednesday, the New York Knicks president tabbed his next head coach and is set to hire former Phoenix Suns boss Jeff Hornacek. Bleacher Report's Howard Beck first reported the news. Show More Summary

Jeff Hornacek to Knicks: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

Jeff Hornacek lasted just two-and-a-half seasons with the Phoenix Suns before getting fired at the beginning of February, but the New York Knicks are banking on the 53-year-old to lead the franchise into a prosperous new era. Bleacher...Show More Summary

Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Golden State Warriors: Live Score, Analysis for Game 2

Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors will host the Oklahoma City Thunder Wednesday night for Game 2 of their Western Conference Finals matchup. Despite a slow start from Russell Westbrook and an icy finish from Kevin Durant, OKC stole the first game 108-102. Show More Summary

NBA Betting Preview: Toronto Raptors vs. Cleveland Cavaliers Game 2 Odds

The Cleveland Cavaliers remain undefeated in the 2016 NBA playoffs and continue to win in dominant fashion following a 115-84 blowout of the Toronto Raptors in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Tuesday. The Cavaliers closedShow More Summary

LeBron James Comments on Officiating, Lack of Flagrant Fouls Called and More

The Cleveland Cavaliers had little to complain about from their 115-84 victory over the Toronto Raptors in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals, but LeBron James was curious what it would take to draw a flagrant foul. “I have no idea what it is. Show More Summary

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