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NBA Playoff Schedule 2014: Updated TV Coverage and Bracket for Postseason

The NBA playoffs are a few days away from tipoff, yet the postseason schedule is far from set in stone. Seeding is still at stake during the season's final two days, clouding us from plotting each team's concrete path to the NBA Finals. Show More Summary

Are OKC Thunder About to Choke Away No. 2 Seed to Surging Los Angeles Clippers?

Few moments are more awkward than those in which you realize virtual certainties are under siege by loopholes and additional possibilities. Boy, is this moment awkward. Following a convincing win over the Los Angeles Clippers that prompted...Show More Summary

Should Indiana Pacers Bring Roy Hibbert off the Bench?

From the supersized frame (7'2", 290 pounds) to the massive paycheck ($14.2 million this season, via ShamSports.com) to the accolades (two All-Star selections in three seasons), Indiana Pacers center Roy Hibbert looks like a difference-making...Show More Summary

Timberwolves' Kevin Love Sets Franchise Record for Points in a Season

Per 1500 ESPN's Nate Sandell, Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love broke a franchise record for most points in a season Monday, pouring in 40 against the Golden State Warriors to bring his season-long total to 1,991 points. TheShow More Summary

NBA Rumors: Latest Buzz Surrounding Carmelo Anthony, Jodie Meeks and More

Although many teams are headed to the 2014 NBA playoffs, other teams assured of lottery picks are not only looking toward the draft, but doing their due diligence on impending free agents. It's not only certain teams looking into adding new talent. Show More Summary

Luol Deng Wins J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award

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Suns' Eric Bledsoe Has the Best Response to a Fan's Critical Tweet

Phoenix Suns guard Eric Bledsoe doesn't take kindly to anyone calling him the "worst player in the NBA." Bledsoe —who is averaging 18 points, 5.5 assists and 4.8 rebounds per game this season— had a bit of a tough game o n Monday, posting...Show More Summary

The Chicago Bulls Are Girding Up for Their NBA Playoff Battles

CHICAGO—The Orlando Magic don't stand a chance. It’s playoff time, and the Chicago Bulls have been locked in for weeks. The Bulls make the paint impenetrable in the early goings of the April 14 game between the teams, creating four Orlando turnovers before six minutes have passed. Show More Summary

2014 NBA Playoff Bracket: Updated Postseason Path and Schedule Breakdown

The 2014 NBA playoffs are just days away as all 16 postseason contenders have clinched a berth and now await final seeding. As SportsCenter notes, the upcoming playoffs are sure to be unlike any other in history: The New York KnicksShow More Summary

NBA Playoff Predictions 2014: Odds and Sleeper Picks for Postseason Play

Bemoaned for its usual predictability, the 2014 NBA playoffs could produce some surprising results. While the final two teams standing in the Eastern Conference were decided long ago, it might not be that simple in the seemingly predictable bracket. Show More Summary

How the Bulls Overcame the Loss of D-Rose, Became the Team No One Wants to Face

CHICAGO — It is late in the third quarter, and the United Center is booming. The score is tight, the tension is high and 22,000 wind-scorched Bulls fans are on their feet, screaming. On a patch of floor near the home bench, Joakim Noah...Show More Summary

Rodney Hood Reportedly Declares for 2014 NBA Draft: How High Will He Go?

Duke basketball standout Rodney Hood has reportedly declared for the 2014 NBA draft, according to Adam Zagoria of SNY.tv, but how high will he go? Tune into the video above to see Adam Lefkoe and Jonathan Wasserman break down what Hood could bring to an NBA team and how high he'll likely be drafted. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

NBA Playoff Scenarios for April 15, 2014

Here's a look at all the possible playoff matchups with two nights left in the NBA's 2013-14 regular season. For another look, including remaining games and tiebreaker scenarios, see our daily Playoff Picture.

How the San Antonio Spurs' Success Proves the Popovich Rest Method Works

Going into the 2014 NBA Playoffs, the aging San Antonio Spurs have locked up home-court advantage through the playoffs, won 19 games in a row post-All-Star break and boast the best record in the NBA. So how can a team whose "Big Three"...Show More Summary

Knicks mull shutting 'Melo (shoulder) down for season

Carmelo Anthony is unlikely to play Tuesday night in Brooklyn and could be done for the season, meaning he has potentially played his last game with the New York Knicks.

Rodney Hood Reportedly Will Enter 2014 NBA Draft

Rodney Hood's transition from Mississippi State to Duke went so well that he has decided to switch things up once again. This time, the Blue Devils standout sophomore reportedly will make the move to the NBA. Adam Zagoria of SNY hasShow More Summary

Why Draymond Green Can Be Golden State Warriors' X-Factor in the Playoffs

Until stat sheets start accounting for bone-rattling screens, razor-sharp rotations and supreme confidence, Golden State Warriors sophomore forward Draymond Green will never be a big numbers guy. " He just comes to play," former Warriors forward Carl Landry told Marcus Thompson II of Bay Area News Group. Show More Summary

Jeff Adrien Takes Phantom Elbow to Face, Flops Fantastically for Refs

Save the last dance flop for Jeff. With time mercifully running dry on a dumpster fire of a season, Jeff Adrien of the last-place Milwaukee Bucks managed to submit a late “Flop of the Year” entry for 2013-14. Facing off against the Charlotte...Show More Summary

2014 NBA Mock Draft: Complete Pre-Playoffs Projections for Round 1

The 2014 NBA draft picture was shaken up a bit lately due to certain prospects declaring for the draft and others announcing their return to the college ranks. Despite some of the nation's top stars waiting another year to turn pro, there is plenty of top-notch talent remaining. Show More Summary

Andrew Bogut Out Indefinitely With Fractured Rib

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