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Joakim Noah will win NBA Defensive Player of the Year, according to report

The Bulls' center beats out Indiana's Roy Hibbert and a host of others for the crown. .m-sbnation-2014-nba-playoff-coverage { display: block; width: 100%; } .m-sbnation-2014-nba-playoff-coverage img { max-width: 100%; } Chicago Bulls...Show More Summary

Rick Adelman won't return to Timberwolves

The veteran coach will announce his retirement on Monday after a 23-year career that saw him pile up over 1,000 wins. Rick Adelman will not return to the Minnesota Timberwolves for the 2014-15 season, according to Sid Hartman of the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Show More Summary

Spurs vs. Mavericks: Gregg Popovich beats Rick Carlisle in first battle of defensive schemes

As expected, the Mavericks had some tricks up their sleeve for Game 1 of their first-round series. Problem is, the Spurs had more. Many folks in analytic circles believe coaching has a greater impact on defense than offense. If you look...Show More Summary

New York Knicks fire Mike Woodson

Mike Woodson has been fired by the Knicks. The New York Knicks have fired head coach Mike Woodson, the team announced on Monday morning. This ends Woodson's time as coach of the team which began during the 2011-2012 season followingShow More Summary

Blazers vs. Rockets: Historic night for Damian Lillard, LaMarcus Aldridge gets Portland a win

The Blazers' All-Stars pulled out a huge road victory on Sunday. LaMarcus Aldridge had the game of his life on Sunday, but he wouldn't have been able to take the game ball were it not for Damian Lillard. After fouling out with the score...Show More Summary

NBA playoff scores, results and highlights from Sunday's Game 1 contests

The two top contenders for the title held off challenges from pesky lower seeds, while the two No. 4 vs. No. 5 matchups produced fireworks at night, with the lower seed winning both times. Continue reading…

Good morning, the Blazers kept everyone up late

Rub those eyes awake, everyone. It's basketball. SIGN UP FOR OUR NBA NEWSLETTER Get news, links and Ziller's #hottakes in your inbox every weekday morning. Email Good morning. Let's basketball. WOW: First Sunday night of the playoffs, and we get a West overtime game that ends after 1 a.m. Show More Summary

Al Jefferson will play despite 'feeling a rip' in injured foot

Jefferson aggravated his plantar fasciitis during Sunday's matchup with the Miami Heat. .m-sbnation-2014-nba-playoff-coverage { display: block; width: 100%; } .m-sbnation-2014-nba-playoff-coverage img { max-width: 100%; } Charlotte might...Show More Summary

Trail Blazers vs. Rockets final score, NBA playoffs 2014: Portland edges Houston 122-120 in Game 1 OT thriller

Damian Lillard hit two clutch free throws in overtime and LaMarcus Aldridge scored a franchise playoff record 46 points as the Blazers pulled out a huge victory over the Rockets in Game 1. .m-sbnation-2014-nba-playoff-coverage { display:...Show More Summary

NBA playoffs 2014, Wizards vs. Bulls final score: Washington clamps down defensively in 4th quarter to grab 102-93 Game 1 victory

The Wizards outscored the Bulls 30-18 in the fourth quarter to steal Game 1 on the road in Chicago. .m-sbnation-2014-nba-playoff-coverage { display: block; width: 100%; } .m-sbnation-2014-nba-playoff-coverage img { max-width: 100%; } The...Show More Summary

NBA playoffs 2014, Bobcats vs. Heat final score: Miami takes Game 1, 99-88

A spirited outing from Charlotte saw the Heat wait until the final period to put away the No. 8 seed. .m-sbnation-2014-nba-playoff-coverage { display: block; width: 100%; } .m-sbnation-2014-nba-playoff-coverage img { max-width: 100%; } Miami took its sweet time putting away the Bobcats on Sunday. Show More Summary

NBA playoffs 2014, Mavericks vs. Spurs final score: Strong defensive effort puts San Antonio up 1-0

San Antonio took the first game against Dallas on their home court. San Antonio and Dallas went back-and-forth all afternoon, until a huge defensive stretch by the Spurs sent them over the top with a Game 1 victory, 90-85. Dallas came...Show More Summary

Jason Kidd, New York tabloids defend Brooklyn from Masai Ujiri's words

Masai Ujiri ended a pre-game rally appearance with a "F--k Brooklyn!" Apparently, Brooklyn and neighboring boroughs took some offense. A day ago, the playoff series between the Toronto Raptors and Brooklyn Nets didn't appear to be high on the list of NBA playoff series in terms of entertainment value. Show More Summary

2014 NBA playoff schedule: Spurs and Heat crank up their postseason runs

The San Antonio Spurs face the Dallas Mavericks, while the Miami Heat host the Charlotte Bobcats to open their first round NBA playoff series. .m-sbnation-2014-nba-playoff-coverage { display: block; width: 100%; } .m-sbnation-2014-nba-playoff-coverage...Show More Summary

How the Hawks' shooting made Roy Hibbert's life miserable

The Hawks' ability to put five shooters on the court significantly nullified Hibbert's impact in Atlanta's stunning Game 1 victory. We explain how in this breakdown. .m-sbnation-2014-nba-playoff-coverage { display: block; width: 100%; } .m-sbnation-2014-nba-playoff-coverage img { max-width: 100%; } The Indiana Pacers have a serious problem. Show More Summary

DeMar DeRozan, Raptors rattled by Nets in Game 1

Toronto's All-Star finally made his NBA playoff debut, and it didn't go as planned in front of a raucous Raptors home crowd. .m-sbnation-2014-nba-playoff-coverage { display: block; width: 100%; } .m-sbnation-2014-nba-playoff-coverage...Show More Summary

Good morning, there's no place like the road in the NBA playoffs

Home teams were 1-3 on the first day of the NBA playoffs. That and a whole lot more in Sunday's NBA newsletter. SIGN UP FOR OUR NBA NEWSLETTER Get news, links and Ziller's #hottakes in your inbox every weekday morning. Email Good morning. Show More Summary

Blake Griffin fouls out, douses a Warriors fan with water

SPLASH! Blake Griffin got knocked out of Clippers-Warriors with his sixth foul, but his day wasn't quite over. He still had one thing left: Alternate angle: ARE YOU NOT ENTER-SPLASH! What do you think? Deliberate?

NBA playoff scores, results and highlights from Saturday's openers

Home court advantage meant little on the NBA playoffs' first day. Three home favorites went down, most notably the Pacers, who continued their slide by falling to the 38-44 Atlanta Hawks. Continue reading…

NBA playoffs 2014, Warriors vs. Clippers final score: Golden State takes round 1, 109-105

The refs marred an otherwise thrilling game, but the Warriors got the big road win. .m-sbnation-2014-nba-playoff-coverage { display: block; width: 100%; } .m-sbnation-2014-nba-playoff-coverage img { max-width: 100%; } The Golden State...Show More Summary

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