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Kobe Bryant ready to flush the 2013-14 season

It's been a rough season for Kobe Bryant and he's had enough. The Los Angeles Lakers' season comes to an end on Wednesday and apparently it's not a day too soon for Kobe Bryant. The Lakers star dealt with multiple injuries during the season, playing just six games. Show More Summary

Milwaukee Bucks to be sold for $550 million, according to report

After 29 years, the Bucks will have a new owner. The Milwaukee Bucks won't be leaving town anytime soon. Longtime owner Herb Kohl has agreed to sell his majority stake in the franchise to Wesley Edens and Marc Lasry, ESPN's Marc Stein reports. Show More Summary

Started from the bottom.: Now the Raptors are here, the East's top challenger to the Heat and Pacers

TORONTO — It was the last day of September, the Raptors' 2013-14 media day, and the focus was anywhere but on the court. Incoming NBA commissioner Adam Silver stood at a podium at the Air Canada Centre. He turned to a grinning DrakeShow More Summary

NBA playoff scenarios: Spurs and Mavericks play for positioning, Wizards still in limbo

The third through seventh seeds in the Eastern Conference are to-be-determined in the final day of the regular season, as are four seeds out west. The Indiana Pacers and Miami Heat are locks in the Eastern Conference's first and second slots, as are the Atlanta Hawks in the eighth. Show More Summary

Good morning, it's the end of the NBA season

The playoffs are just over the horizon. 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. HARDWARE TIME: As the NBA season comes to a close, we handed out the hardware. Show More Summary

The Hook's 2014 NBA Awards: Knicks failure, Gregg Popovich quotes, worst contracts and more

Let us guide you back through the 2013-14 NBA regular season with a look at the superlatives in selected categories. The NBA regular season ends soon, which means one very important thing: it's award season! (Also, the playoffs, I suppose.) We could give you our opinions on who should win MVP, Rookie of the Year, Most Improved Player and all of that. Show More Summary

Long live the 2013-14 Phoenix Suns

An ode to the best non-playoff team ever, and one of the most fun parts of this NBA season. On March 16, the Phoenix Suns were 37-28, and they knew they had to fight for their lives. They'd just had a tough, three- game losing streak, including a defeat at home at the hands of the Cleveland Cavaliers. Show More Summary

Good morning, the Suns flicker out

The Grizzlies knocked Phoenix down for the last time. That and more in our NBA newsletter. 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. A MOST BEAUTIFUL SUNSET: Memphis won a rager against Phoenix to clinch the final playoff spot available. Show More Summary

Andrew Bogut injury: Warriors center fractures rib, out indefinitely

Golden State's injury-prone big man could miss time in the playoffs. The Golden State Warriors were dealt a tough blow when Andrew Bogut was diagnosed with fractured ribs on Monday night before team's game against the Minnesota Timberwolves. Show More Summary

The highs and lows of Joe Dumars' long Pistons tenure

Joe Dumars can lay claim to a championship ring, but in the last several years, he's struggled to find the right head coaches and whiffed on several free agent signings. Joe Dumars is outas the president of basketball operations for the Detroit Pistons. Show More Summary

2014 NBA playoff standings: Grizzlies can clinch Monday, Pacers in driver's seat for No. 1 seed in East

The Grizzlies are in the playoffs if they beat the Suns on Monday, while the Pacers' magic number for the No. 1 seed is down to one. The Memphis Grizzlies are a full game ahead of the Phoenix Suns for the final playoff spot in the Western...Show More Summary

NBA power rankings 2014: Spurs on top as regular season wraps up

The 2013-14 NBA regular season is drawing to a closer, and the Spurs will head into the playoffs with the league's best record. 1. San Antonio Spurs (62-18, Last week: 1) The Spurs clinched home-court advantage throughout the playoffs...Show More Summary

How Kevin Durant took the MVP from LeBron James

Necessity pushed Durant further down the path to greatness. Now, he has caught up to LeBron. LeBron James should probably have won the past five NBA MVP awards. He took the crown almost unanimously in 2009 and 2010, then met a combination of Miami backlash and unachieved ridiculous expectations in 2011. Show More Summary

Warriors vs. Trail Blazers final score: Portland escapes with 119-117 win in wild OT affair

LaMarcus Aldridge had 26 points and knocked down the game-winning bucket with 39 seconds left in overtime. The Warriors lost despite 47 points from Stephen Curry. LaMarcus Aldridge's jumper with 39 seconds left in overtime propelled the Portland Trail Blazers to a wild 119-117 victory over the Golden State Warriors at the Moda Center on Sunday night. Show More Summary

Good morning, the NBA playoffs are coming into view

Everything is being wrapped in that noisy, annoying cellophane wrap. Put a bow on it, Z-Bo. Good morning. Let us basketball. BASKETBALL! The Warriors and Blazers had themselves a helluva game on Sunday night, with Portland pulling out a victory in OT thanks to a LaMarcus Aldridge jumper. Show More Summary

Amar'e Stoudemire: 'On paper we might have been the best team in league'

The Knicks' season somehow just got more ridiculous. The New York Knicks' season is mercifully coming to an end in the next few days, but Amar'e Stoudemire made sure to add yet another item to the folder marked "Ridiculous." Take itShow More Summary

NBA news roundup: Joe Dumars demoted by Pistons

The Detroit Pistons will retain former general manager Joe Dumars in an executive adviser role, and Carmelo Anthony reportedly asked a former Chicago Bulls player about playing for coach Tom Thibodeau. Joe Dumars won't be back as the...Show More Summary

Amar'e Stoudemire showing signs of life in New York

Back from the brink of basketball death, Amar'e Stoudemire is showing the hoops world he's not done playing at a high level. When the New York Knicks beat the Toronto Raptors at a sold-out Air Canada Centre on Friday night, there was something noticeably different about them. Show More Summary

Indiana Pacers, Oklahoma City Thunder battle for playoff position

The stakes are high in the last Sunday of the NBA's regular season. After losing to the Dwyane Wade-less Heat, 98-86, on Friday, it looked like Indiana was destined for second place. But Indiana got some help from Atlanta on Saturday. Show More Summary

NBA playoff standings 2014: Suns, Grizzlies hold on to playoff hopes

The East has eight teams ready for the playoffs, while the final seed in the West is still up for grabs The Dallas Mavericks defeated the Phoenix Suns Saturday night and punched their ticket to the Western Conference playoffs. They also...Show More Summary

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