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Bulls-Bucks Skirmish in Game 2 Leads to Milwaukee's Zaza Pachulia Being Ejected

During the stretch run of Game 2 of the Milwaukee Bucks-Chicago Bulls series, tempers flared as both teams made a push to come out with the victory. With less than three minutes remaining in the game, the Bucks' Zaza Pachulia and Bulls' Nikola Mirotic got tangled up on the court while going for a loose ball. Show More Summary

Bulls' Jimmy Butler Absorbs Contact, Throws Down 2-Handed Dunk and Draws Foul

As the Chicago Bulls started to pull away from the Milwaukee Bucks in the fourth quarter of Game 2 of the opening-round series, the Bulls' Jimmy Butler got the United Center crowd fired up with a dunk on 6'11" Bucks center Zaza Pachulia. Show More Summary

Evans in, Holiday out for Pelicans in Game 2

Point guard Tyreke Evans will play for the New Orleans Pelicans in Game 2 of their first-round playoff series against the Golden State Warriors, while backup Jrue Holiday is out with an injury.

Butler Scores 31, Bulls Beat Bucks 91-82 to Go Up 2-0

Jimmy Butler set a playoff career-high for the second straight game with 31 points, and the Chicago Bulls beat the Milwaukee Bucks 91-82 on Monday night to take a 2-0 lead in their first-round series.

Jrue Holiday Injury: Updates on Pelicans Guard's Leg and Return

New Orleans Pelicans All-Star guard Jrue Holiday has been ruled out for the second game of the team's opening-round playoff series against the Golden State Warriors on Monday with right leg soreness. Continue for updates. Holiday Out for Game 2 vs. Show More Summary

Jimmy Butler Showcases Major Hang Time to Block Khris Middleton's Shot

The concept of hang time usually comes up when commentators talk about an amazing dunk. But on this occasion, the Chicago Bulls' used his incredible leaping ability to make a great defensive play. After leaving his feet on the pump fake, Butler somehow managed to stay in the air long enough to block this shot by the Milwaukee Bucks' Khris Middleton. Show More Summary

Mike Conley Providing Spark That Could Propel the Memphis Grizzlies

Mike Conley entered Game 1 of the Memphis Grizzlies' first-round tilt with the Portland Trail Blazers hobbled, hurting and hounded by a right foot sprain, but that didn't stop him from turning the Grindhouse into a flex zone. And ifShow More Summary

NBA Mock Draft 2015: Round 1 Projections, Top International Prospects Breakdown

We interrupt what has been a tremendous opening set of NBA playoff games to give you a look at the NBA draft. Fans of teams like the New York Knicks, the Los Angeles Lakers, the Minnesota Timberwolves and the Philadelphia 76ers don't...Show More Summary

A Grizzlies Fan Finds Fame as the Bongo Lady

Malenda Meacham, a lawyer and judge, has become a celebrity at Memphis homes games for her over-the-top air-bongo routines on the scoreboard video screen via the FedEx Forum Bongo Cam.

New Orleans Pelicans vs. Golden State Warriors: Live Score, Analysis for Game 2

If the New Orleans Pelicans can harness the offensive focus that propelled them to a 33-point fourth quarter in their Game 1 loss to the Golden State Warriors, Game 2 should be a sight to behold. Although the Pelicans were downed, 106-99, by the top-seeded Warriors, the final frame provided a glimpse of what could be a competitive series. Show More Summary

Benny the Bull Turns Down for Nothing, Sprays Fans with Popcorn

The Chicago Bulls are coming off of a big Game 1 win against the Milwaukee Bucks in the NBA playoffs, and they don't appear to be in the mood to turn down. Chicago's mascot, Benny the Bull, got the fans fired up by jumping into the stands and showering them with popcorn as "Turn Down for What" played in the background. [NBA] Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

John Henson Runs over Aaron Brooks, Leads to Skirmish During Bucks-Bulls Game

The Milwaukee Bucks and Chicago Bulls are in full playoff-basketball mode, with the intensity rising to the point where a skirmish broke out during Game 2 of their opening-round series. Early in the second quarter, Milwaukee's John Henson ran over Chicago's Aaron Brooks on his way down the court. Show More Summary

Team leader Harden adjusts as Mavs focus on him

Maybe it's because he practically parachuted out of the airplane that delivered him to Houston 2 1/2 years ago and dropped in 37 and 45 points in his first two games as if they were raining gifts from the basketball gods and the deluge hasn't stopped.

Joakim Noah Sets Pau Gasol Up for Dunk with Nice Bounce Pass in Game 2 vs. Bucks

After averaging nearly five assists per game in the regular season, Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah's passing skills were on display early in Game 2 of Chicago's opening-round series against the Milwaukee Bucks. In the opening minutes of the game, Noah used a smooth bounce pass to set Pau Gasol up for an easy dunk. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

Carmelo Anthony's Free-Agent Gesture Is First Step to Unlocking Knicks' Future

Rarely at any point this past season did the chance to wax hope over the New York Knicks' future present itself. Carmelo Anthony has succeeded in changing that for the moment—even if only slightly, and even if only temporarily—making...Show More Summary

Pelicans Coach Monty Williams Says Warriors Fans are Too loud

The Golden State Warriors took care of business in the series opener against the underdog New Orleans Pelicans over the weekend, and Monty Williams thinks their famously boisterous fans had The post Pelicans Coach Monty Williams Says Warriors Fans are Too loud appeared first on SLAMonline.

Roy Hibbert to Have a ‘Diminished’ Role With the Pacers Next Season

As the Indiana Pacers prepare to enter the so-called pace and space era of the modern NBA, lumbering center Roy Hibbert appears to be the odd man out. Both head The post Roy Hibbert to Have a ‘Diminished’ Role With the Pacers Next Season appeared first on SLAMonline.

Milwaukee Bucks vs. Chicago Bulls: Live Score and Analysis for Game 2

Following a 103-91 Game 1 win, the Chicago Bulls are eyeing a 2-0 series lead over the Milwaukee Bucks before the scene shifts to the BMO Harris Bradley Center for Games 3 and 4. With a spry Derrick Rose leading the charge behind totals...Show More Summary

Dallas Mavericks vs. Houston Rockets Game 2 Odds Preview, Betting Stats

The Houston Rockets hope to continue their recent domination of the Dallas Mavericks and go up 2-0 with another victory in Game 2 of their Western Conference first-round playoff series Tuesday. The Rockets beat the Mavericks for theShow More Summary

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Underwent Heart Surgery

NBA great Kareem Abdul-Jabbar had successful quadruple coronary bypass late last week at his alma mater. Wishing a speedy recovery to my big brother, great friend & "The Captain" @kaj33 The post Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Underwent Heart Surgery appeared first on SLAMonline.

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