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The Phil Jackson Coaching Tree is every bit as tragic as you'd imagined

It's time for Phil Jackson to hire a coach. Unfortunately, his wild success on the bench didn't translate into much fruit on the old coaching tree. Phil Jackson canned Mike Woodson on Monday, which means that the New York Knicks are looking for a new coach. Show More Summary

The Clippers and Warriors really, really don't like each other

The animosity level between the Clippers and Warriors only got higher after a heated Game 2. The bad blood between the Los Angeles Clippers and Golden State Warriors has been festering for quite some time now, and as the Clippers evened...Show More Summary

Good morning, the Warriors really lost by 40 points

Like, that's a lot. Here's your NBA newsletter for Tuesday! 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. LAST NIGHT: Wow! What a compelling postseason. Show More Summary

Clippers unleash scoring deluge, 138-98, tying series against Warriors

Blake Griffin scored his career high in playoff points with 35 as the Clippers rolled a seemingly dispassionate Golden State team. Unlike the earlier game, the Clippers and Warriors could not gift us with a second massively entertaining basketball feast. Show More Summary

Grizzlies even series in Game 2, edge Thunder in overtime in Oklahoma City, 111-105

Memphis withstood a barrage of comeback effort from Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook before prevailing in overtime after Kendrick Perkins' offensive heroics. Yes, that's no typo. The Thunder and Grizzlies are well en route to another terrific playoff series of contrasting styles, each magnificently fun to watch. Show More Summary

NBA playoff scores, results and highlights from Monday

Monday night in the NBA playoffs saw the Grizzlies and Clippers knot up first round series. Memphis won in dramatic fashion, while the Clippers blew out the Warriors before they ever really had a chance. Continue reading…

Tyrone Corbin will not return as Utah Jazz head coach

Corbin is out of Utah after three-plus seasons, thanks in large part to missing the playoffs in consecutive years. The Utah Jazz announced on Monday that they will not offer head coach Tyrone Corbin a new contract, ending his tenureShow More Summary

NBA playoff schedule 2014: Grizzlies, Clippers look to bounce back

After the first weekend of playoff basketball, the Thunder and Clippers will try for wins at home. Well, that opening weekend was something, wasn't it? It started with Paul Pierce's crunch-time dominance in Toronto, and it ended with LaMarcus Aldridge and Damian Lillard putting on a show in Houston. Show More Summary

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

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