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A complete guide to how NBA teams defend the pick and roll

The pick and roll is the bread and butter of any NBA team, and teams defend it in so many different ways. We lay out all of them in preparation for the playoffs. .m-sbnation-2014-nba-playoff-coverage { display: block; width: 100%; } .m-sbnation-2014-nba-playoff-coverage...Show More Summary

Good morning, let's preview the NBA playoffs

Playoff basketball is one day away. 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. PREVIEWS GALORE: SB Nation's ridiculously comprehensive playoffs preview rolled out on Thursday. Show More Summary

2014 NBA playoff predictions: Odds favor a Heat vs. Spurs Finals rematch

A basic prediction system warns us of impending doom to all who face the Spurs. .m-sbnation-2014-nba-playoff-coverage { display: block; width: 100%; } .m-sbnation-2014-nba-playoff-coverage img { max-width: 100%; } The 2014 NBA Playoffs begin on Saturday and will last approximately 2.5 years. Show More Summary

NBA Y2K: The Kobes of past, present and future

This season was full of injury and frustration for Kobe Bryant. In this episode of NBA Y2K, we're giving him a do-over of the season, and giving him a teammate he knows better than anyone. He will hate this. Oh God, he will hate it. If NBA 2K14 has it right, Kobe Bryant will not retire until I'm nearly 40 years old. Show More Summary

Duke's Jabari Parker declares for 2014 NBA Draft

The phenom from Chicago is slated to be a top five pick in June's upcoming draft. Duke forward Jabari Parker declared his eligibility for the 2014 NBA Draft on Thursday by writing an essay for Sports Illustrated, officially adding another...Show More Summary

The Celtics' neccessary business of losing

The Boston Celtics lost a lot of games this season. That was the tough part of the rebuilding effort. The better part starts now. The Boston Celtics were 12-14 once. Through roughly one third of the season, they had put together theShow More Summary

Good morning, let's talk about the NBA playoffs

The seeds are set, the schedule's out and the playoffs are (almost) here. 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. WHAT IT IS: Here's all eight playoff series separated by which day they begin. Show More Summary

NBA draft order: Bucks have best odds, while Celtics, Jazz tie for fourth

The 2014 NBA Draft lottery will be held on May 20. Here are the teams with the best chance of landing the top picks. The NBA playoffs are set with the conclusion of the regular season, and with it so too is the order for the 2014 NBA Draft lottery. Show More Summary

NBA playoff schedule 2014: Clippers-Warriors, Rockets-Blazers headline first round matcups

The playoffs are finally here! This is the schedule. We've waited 82 games, but the playoff match ups are set and the schedule is out. Here's what to watch and when to watch it. Eastern Conference (1) Indiana Pacers vs (8) Atlanta Hawks The Pacers' season ending funk is well documented. Show More Summary

Computer scoffs at Knicks' 37-win season

A computer model predicted the Knicks would win 37 games this season, which pissed the team off at the time. Guess how many wins the Knicks had this season? Back in the NBA preseason, ESPN's SCHOENE computer model made waves by predicting the New York Knicks, fresh off a 54-28 season, would go 37-45 in 2014. Show More Summary

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

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