Jerryd Bayless made a layup at the buzzer off an inbounds pass, lifting Milwaukee to a 92-90 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Saturday as the Bucks avoided a four-game sweep in their Eastern Conference playoff series.
Jerryd Bayless made a layup at the buzzer off an inbounds pass, lifting Milwaukee to a 92-90 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Saturday, drawing the Bucks within 3-1 in their Eastern Conference playoff series.
The Eastern Conference playoffs' opening round has been cloaked by an air of inevitability —one that has upcoming semifinal matchups all but etched in stone. But even though the Cleveland Cavaliers' progression into Round 2 is a foregone...Show More Summary
Jimmy Butler can’t miss, and he knows it. Averaging 26.7 points per game on 49.1 percent shooting for the Chicago Bulls' opening-round Eastern Conference playoff series, this 25-year-old breakout star continued to dominate the Milwaukee Bucks in Game 4. Show More Summary
Late in the third quarter of Game 3 in their opening-round NBA playoff series against the Brooklyn Nets, the Atlanta Hawks decided it was time to wake up. The pride of the Eastern Conference had been getting outplayed by the No. 8 seed all day, but that changed as the final period approached. Show More Summary
Brook Lopez had 22 points and 13 rebounds, Thaddeus Young added 18 points and 11 rebounds, and the Brooklyn Nets beat Atlanta 91-83 on Saturday to cut the Hawks' lead to 2-1 in the Eastern Conference series.
After falling into a 2-0 hole to the Atlanta Hawks in their Eastern Conference playoff showdown, Brooklyn Nets players were probably expecting a raucous crowd to get them going in Game 3 on Saturday at the Barclays Center. The game started at 3 p.m. Show More Summary
The Washington Capitals and New York Islanders are facing off in Game 6 of their Eastern Conference first-round series. Stay tuned for live updates from Nassau Coliseum. Follow Joe on Twitter, @JTansey90. Read more NHL news on BleacherReport.com
The Pittsburgh Penguins saw their 2014-15 season come to a disappointing conclusion with a 2-1 overtime loss in Game 5 of their Eastern Conference first-round series with the New York Rangers on Friday night. The five games are the Penguins’ shortest playoff stint since 2007, according to Dave Molinari of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Show More Summary
Already with a 2-0 series lead, the Washington Wizards host the Toronto Raptors at the Verizon Center in the Eastern Conference of the NBA Playoffs.
The New York Rangers return home to Madison Square Garden for Game 5 of their Stanley Cup Playoffs Eastern Conference quarterfinals series on Friday night in New York. The Rangers are hoping they can eliminate the Pittsburgh Penguins...Show More Summary
Late April is upon us, bringing as it does each year tax debt, allergies, and the Eastern Conference playoffs. Of these three, I am unsure which is the least welcome. There are two teams in the East with even a puncher’s chance of winning...Show More Summary
Derrick Rose scored 34 points, Jimmy Butler added 24 and the Chicago Bulls beat the Milwaukee Bucks 113-106 in double overtime on Thursday night to take a 3-0 lead in their Eastern Conference playoff series.
LeBron James had 31 points and 11 rebounds, Kevin Love scored 23 points, and the Cleveland Cavaliers topped the pesky Boston Celtics, 103-95, at TD Garden Thursday night to take a 3-0 lead in their first-round Eastern Conference playoff...Show More Summary
It's Game 5 in the first round of the Eastern Conference playoff match-up between the Washington Capitals and the New York Islanders.
Hoping to get a big 3-1 series lead, the Detroit Red Wings host the Tampa Bay Lightning at the Joe Louis Arena in the Eastern Conference playoffs in the NHL.
The Cleveland Cavaliers entered the 2015 NBA Playoffs with what may very well be the highest expectations in franchise history. The Cavs enter the post-season as the second-ranked team in the Eastern Conference. They have one of the league’s most formidable trios in LeBron James, Kyrie Irving, and Kevin Love, and their supporting cast isn’t […]
The New York Rangers have their stranglehold. Now they need to find a way to avoid choking. It’s not that people should doubt the talent or depth on the roster of the defending Eastern Conference champion. But the way they sputteredShow More Summary
Paul Millsap scored 19 points and the top-seeded Atlanta Hawks again survived a tougher-than-expected test from the Brooklyn Nets, holding on for a 96-91 victory and a 2-0 lead in their Eastern Conference playoff series Wednesday ni...
Hoping to tie the series, the Pittsburgh Penguins host the New York Rangers at Consol Energy Center in their Eastern Conference playoff clash in the NHL. The match is on April 22, 2015 at 7 p.m. ET.