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Warriors Shoot Past Thunder, Extend West Finals

Andre Iguodala and Harrison Barnes bombed in 3-pointers on consecutive possessions during an eight-point flurry that opened a 12-point lead early in the fourth quarter, and the Golden State Warriors held on from there to stay alive in the Western Conference finals with a 120-111 victory over the Oklahoma Thunder on Thursday night.

ESPN/The Undefeated Publishes Article Examining C.M. Newton's Impact On SEC Basketball

Andrew Maraniss has written a great article detailing C.M. Newton's trailblazing career as a basketball coach in a time of segregation. Well worth a read. You can find the article here. Alabama Hoops Feed. FEED ME!

Thunder vs. Warriors: Game 5 Score and Twitter Reaction from 2016 NBA Playoffs

The best regular-season team in NBA history isn't going down without a fight. The Golden State Warriors kept their 73-win season alive Thursday with a 120-111 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals. Show More Summary

Post Up: Heart of a Champion

The Warriors force a Game 6 behind Stephen Curry's late-game heroics. The post Post Up: Heart of a Champion appeared first on SLAMonline.

Warriors 120, Thunder 111 | Oklahoma City leads series, 3-2: Warriors Slip Past Thunder to Stave Off Elimination

Golden State, which set an N.B.A. record for the most wins in a single season, is still in a desperate situation, facing elimination in Game 6 in Oklahoma City on Saturday.

Russell Westbrook Crosses Up Klay Thompson (VIDEO)

Klay Thompson is one of the best defenders in the game. There’s no question about that. But even the best get got some of the time. Dance on ’em, Russ! The post Russell Westbrook Crosses Up Klay Thompson (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.

College Basketball Madness podcast: Summarizing NBA draft early-entry deadline

USA TODAY Sports reporter Nicole Auerbach breaks down the college basketball landscape following the NBA draft early-entry withdrawal deadline, previews the top teams heading into 2016-17 and discusses the upcoming draft with NBCSports' Rob Dauster.        

Khloe Kardashian Files for Divorce from Lamar Odom

Khloe Kardashian has reportedly filed for divorce from former NBA star Lamar Odom. According to court documents obtained by CNN's Amanda Jackson, Kardashian cited "irreconcilable differences" and " is seeking to terminate spousal support...Show More Summary

WATCH: Draymond Green Rejects Russell Westbrook

After two dismal games in OKC, Draymond Green returned to Oracle with his trademark intensity in the first quarter of Game 5. This swat against Russell Westbrook got Green and The post WATCH: Draymond Green Rejects Russell Westbrook appeared first on SLAMonline.

UNC Basketball: Tar Heels' Biggest Reasons for Optimism in 2016-17

The 2016-17 season was supposed to be a down year for North Carolina, but all of a sudden, this is a team that should once again be one of the best in college basketball. Despite losing key players such as Marcus Paige and Brice Johnson, the Tar Heels won't be rebuilding as many initially anticipated. Show More Summary

NEW PODCAST: NBA Draft deadline winners and losers

The draft withdrawal deadline was especially good to the Big Ten.

Report: Rockets, Mike D'Antoni agree to four-year deal

Mike D'Antoni is headed to Houston to try his "Seven Seconds or Less" offense with James Harden, one of the NBA's most explosive offensive threats.

Wizards' Markieff Morris detained, released at Philadelphia airport

A person familiar with the situation says Washington Wizards forward Markieff Morris was detained at Philadelphia International Airport and then released.

Houston Rockets Hiring Mike D'Antoni Comes with Curious Questions?

Mike D'Antoni occupies a complicated space in the NBA landscape, so his agreement to become the Houston Rockets' next head coach, as first reported by Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical, raises appropriately complicated issues. After...Show More Summary

AP Source: Rockets, D'Antoni Agree on 4-Year Deal

A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that the Houston Rockets have agreed to terms with Mike D'Antoni on a four-year deal to make him their new head coach.

Fifty-seven early entries withdraw from NBA Draft

Fifty-seven players have notified the NBA that they wish to be removed from the list of "early entry" players eligible for selection in the 2016 NBA Draft presented by State Farm. Following the NBA's early entry withdrawal deadline of 5 p.m. Show More Summary

Houston Rockets Reportedly Hire Mike D’Antoni

The Rocktets got their man. Mike D’Antoni has been hired as the newest head coach in Houston, per multiple published reports. Rockets hope to improve defense with personnel, staffing, relying The post Houston Rockets Reportedly Hire Mike D’Antoni appeared first on SLAMonline.

Raptors Counting on Home Court for Advantage Against Cavs

To keep their season alive, the Toronto Raptors are counting on a home-court advantage that saved them before.

Kardashian files to divorce Lamar Odom

Khloe Kardashian is once again seeking to end her marriage to former NBA player Lamar Odom.

What to Watch for at the Top College Basketball Recruiting Events This Summer

With Memorial Day events concluding after this weekend, it's time to take a look at the summer events that will shape college basketball recruiting. While the month of June is usually reserved for national camps, there are also a couple...Show More Summary

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