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Russell Westbrook Gets into an Argument with Salah Mejri, Double Technical Given

Tensions were running high between the Dallas Mavericks and the Oklahoma City Thunder again Saturday night during Game 4 of the teams' first-round series. When Salah Mejri went to retrieve the ball from the Oklahoma City bench to inbound it during the second quarter, Anthony Morrow withheld it from the Mavericks big man. Show More Summary

Clippers vs Trail Blazers: Game 3 Score, Twitter Reaction from 2016 NBA Playoffs

After two double-digit road losses in the series, the Portland Trail Blazers closed the gap with a 96-88 home win over the Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday at the Moda Center. Portland finished the game on a 15-3 run and now trails just...Show More Summary

Why We're Still Not Sure If the OKC Thunder Are Title Contenders

These aren't the Oklahoma City Thunder you're looking for—not if you're expecting a bona fide NBA title contender, that is. The team that took a 3-1 lead on the Dallas Mavericks with a 119-108 win in Game 4 at American Airlines Center...Show More Summary

Kevin Durant Comments on Receiving Flagrant Foul for Hitting Justin Anderson

Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant was ejected from his team's 119-108 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Saturday after committing a flagrant-2 foul on Justin Anderson. Durant swiped the rookie across the head with his arm as...Show More Summary

Jeff Teague Knows This Could Be the Final Ride for These Atlanta Hawks

BOSTON — Jeff Teague has spent his entire seven-year NBA career with the Atlanta Hawks, but as recently as two months ago, it wasn't clear the point guard was still wanted in Atlanta. The 27-year-old's name constantly popped up in trade...Show More Summary

Thunder vs. Mavericks: Game 4 Score and Twitter Reaction from 2016 NBA Playoffs

There wasn't much defense on display at American Airlines Center on Saturday night, but the Oklahoma City Thunder captured a 3-1 series lead over the Dallas Mavericks with a 119-108 win thanks to the contributions of six double-figure scorers. Russell Westbrook led the way for the Western Conference's No. Show More Summary

Cleveland Cavaliers Finally Unlocking Secret of the Big 3

Just weeks ago, the Cleveland Cavaliers' Big Three was still being questioned for fit, chemistry and maximization of collective talent. Heading into a potential first-round sweep of the Detroit Pistons, we may finally be witnessing the...Show More Summary

Russell Westbrook Rises to Throw Down the Jam, Slams It Against the Rim Instead

It must have been opposite day at American Airlines Center on Saturday. Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook looked like he was about to wreak havoc on the rim during the first quarter of Game 4 of his team's first-round series...Show More Summary

Kevin Durant Ejected After Picking Up Flagrant-2 Foul in Game 4 vs. Mavericks

Officials handed Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant a flagrant-2 foul and ejected him with less than a minute to go in Game 4 of his team's first-round playoff series against the Dallas Mavericks for striking rookie forward Justin...Show More Summary

Don't Jump on Charlotte Hornets' Bandwagon Just Yet After Big Game 3 Win

The fiery-hot shooting that powered the Miami Heat to consecutive double-digit victories over the Charlotte Hornets wasn't going to last forever. Even Miami's sharpshooters could admit to that. "I know and understand that this is fool's...Show More Summary

Los Angeles Clippers vs. Portland Trail Blazers: Live Score, Analysis for Game 3

Blake Griffin and the Los Angeles Clippers (No. 4) are on the road to take on Damian Lillard and the Portland Trail Blazers (No. 5) Saturday at the Moda Center. After sweeping two games in Los Angeles, the Clippers lead the best-of-seven series, 2-0. Tipoff : 10:30 p.m. Show More Summary

Mark Cuban Comments on NBA Potentially Changing Hack-a-Shaq Rules

On Thursday, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said a new rule could address the so-called Hack-a-Shaq strategy that targets poor free-throw shooters, and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban was not a fan. According to Anthony Slater of the...Show More Summary

Heat vs. Hornets: Game 3 Score and Twitter Reaction from 2016 NBA Playoffs

The Charlotte Hornets are winners in the playoffs for the first time in 14 years after their 96-80 Game 3 triumph over the Miami Heat in Charlotte on Saturday to cut Miami's series lead to 2-1. You'd have to go back to May 9, 2002, to find the last time the Hornets won a playoff game. Show More Summary

James Harden Comments on NBA Ruling He Pushed Off on Game-Winner vs. Warriors

James Harden scored the game-winning basket over Andre Iguodala with 2.7 seconds left to give the Houston Rockets a 97-96 victory over the Golden State Warriors in Thursday's Game 3: On Friday, the NBA Officiating Last Two Minute Report...Show More Summary

Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Dallas Mavericks: Live Score, Analysis for Game 4

The Thunder and Mavericks are now underway. Be sure to keep it right here as Bleacher Report provides you with live coverage throughout the game. Read more NBA news on

Nate Robinson: 'I'm One of the Greatest Short Guys to Ever Play the Game'

Nate Robinson is many things: an NBA veteran, a three-time Slam Dunk Contest champion, the donkey to Glen "Big Baby" Davis' Shrek. Someday soon, Robinson still believes he’ll be one more thing: an NFL player. But that day isn ’t today. Show More Summary

Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Dallas Mavericks: Live Score, Analysis for Game 4

The Oklahoma City Thunder will look to take a commanding 3-1 series lead when they take on the Dallas Mavericks at the American Airlines Center in Game 4 of their first-round Western Conference playoff series on Saturday night. The heavily...Show More Summary

Raptors vs. Pacers: Game 4 Score and Twitter Reaction from 2016 NBA Playoffs

The Indiana Pacers got off to a 7-0 start in Game 4 of their Eastern Conference playoff series against the Toronto Raptors and never looked back, evening things 2-2 with a dominating 100-83 victory. After taking the last two games in...Show More Summary

NBA Referees Call for Last 2-Minute Process Reform: Latest Details, Comments

One day after the NBA said referees missed multiple calls in the final two minutes of Thursday's playoff game between the Golden State Warriors and Houston Rockets, the referees have disputed those charges. The NBA Referees Association...Show More Summary

Isaiah Thomas Reportedly Won't Be Suspended for Dennis Schroder Slap

Boston Celtics star Isaiah Thomas will reportedly not be suspended after hitting Atlanta Hawks guard Dennis Schroder in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference playoffs on Friday. Mark Murphy of the Boston Herald and ESPN's Chris Forsberg reported...Show More Summary

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