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Good morning, light breaks through Donald Sterling's shadow

Basketball always wins. Here's Sunday's newsletter. Good morning. Let's basketball. THE GAMES: Holy hell, y'all. This postseason continues to impress. Here's our daily 5-point What You Need To Know feature. The one and only Vince Carter...Show More Summary

NBA playoff scores, results and highlights from Saturday's action: Vince Carter saves the Mavericks

A wild NBA Playoffs continued with four Saturday games, three of which came down to the final minutes. We lead in Dallas, where 37-year-old Vince Carter's baseline jumper put the Mavericks in front of the mighty Spurs, 2-1. Continue reading…

Mike D'Antoni will return as Lakers coach, per report

The Lakers won't have a new head coach next season. Mike D'Antoni will return for a third season as the head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers, according to the Orange Country Register. D'Antoni was widely presumed to be on the hot seat...Show More Summary

Mike Dunleavy saves the Chicago Bulls' season

Chicago toughened up, and an unlikely candidate gave the Bulls new life in D.C. WASHINGTON -- "White America" is apparently what Joakim Noah calls Mike Dunleavy, the Bulls' lanky small forward that poured in 35 points to save the Bulls' season. Show More Summary

NBA Playoff scores, results and highlights from Wednesday's action: LaMarcus Aldridge is on fire

Somebody cool off LaMarcus Aldridge. The Portland Trail Blazers star followed up his 46-point effort in Game 1 with a 43-point showing in Game 2, carrying the Blazers to a 2-0 series lead on the road against the Rockets. Continue reading…

These OKC fans did not think Kevin Durant's miracle shot was a good idea

On Monday, Kevin Durant hit what Good Morning, It's Basketball described as a "16-point font all-caps boldface CRAZY ASS CIRCUS SHOT FROM THE CORNER." The OKC crowd was TURNT after it swished. .embed-container {position: relative; padding-bottom:...Show More Summary

2014 NBA playoff schedule: Pacers, Raptors, Bulls try to bounce back in Game 2

Three higher-seeded Eastern Conference teams will try to even up their respective series on Tuesday. .m-sbnation-2014-nba-playoff-coverage { display: block; width: 100%; } .m-sbnation-2014-nba-playoff-coverage img { max-width: 100%; } After...Show More Summary

Gregg Popovich named NBA Coach of the Year

Gregg Popovich won his third Coach of the Year award after leading the Spurs to the league's best record, beating out some talented first-year coaches as well as some respected vets. San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich won his...Show More Summary

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

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