Former Boston Bruins winger Lee Stempniak will join the Carolina Hurricanes next season after signing a deal with the Eastern Conference club. Per TSN's Bob McKenzie, Stempniak's deal is for two years with an average annual value ofShow More Summary
Last season was the first time since 2010 that the New York Rangers did not make it out of the first round of the Eastern Conference playoffs. Despite making the postseason in 10 of the past 11 seasons, it's been 22 years since the Rangers last lifted the Stanley Cup. Show More Summary
For a good while, the prevailing sentiment regarding Steven Stamkos was that he would re-sign with the Tampa Bay Lightning. Why not stay with a team that's been to the Eastern Conference Final the last two years? Why not stay with the...Show More Summary
The Atlanta Hawks are heading into NBA free agency looking to make a move or two in order to get back to the top of the Eastern Conference. Al Horford is set to hit open free agency and he will be their No. 1 priority. After they either re-sign him or another team signs him,... Show More Summary
The Miami Heat were a piece or two away from serious title contention this past season and were one win away from reaching the Eastern Conference Finals. It was a tough season for the Heat, but they have to be happy with what they accomplished. Show More Summary
The New York Knicks are no longer content with being Eastern Conference bottom-feeders. According to ESPN‘s sources, the Knicks have acquired former NBA MVP Derrick Rose from the Chicago Bulls in exchange for Robin Lopez, Jose Calderon, and Jerian Grant. The Knicks will also receive Justin Holiday and a 2017 second-round pick as part of the […]
The Miami Heat were one win away from reaching the Eastern Conference Finals and are going to be a threat once again next season. Pat Riley knows that he will have to attack free agency in order to get the missing piece that they needed in the playoffs last season. Show More Summary
The Cleveland Cavaliers just made history, becoming the first team ever to come back from down 3–1 to win the NBA Finals. That wasn’t the only record set in this year’s postseason. In Game 2 of the Eastern Conference semifinals, the Cavs made 25 3-pointers, the all-time record for any game in the playoffs or regular season. Show More Summary
Exactly one year after the Golden State Warriors dispatched the Cleveland Cavaliers in a Game 6 at Quicken Loans Arena, the Eastern Conference champions flipped the script and kept their season alive Thursday. Behind another masterful...Show More Summary
You have to hand it to LeBron James. Even during the biggest moments of his life, he's still able to appreciate where he is and where others have been. This happened during the Eastern Conference Finals when he got emotional after talking to Doris Burke. Show More Summary
Pat Riley and the Miami Heat are entering the 2016 NBA offseason, looking to make a big move or two to get themselves back to the top of the Eastern Conference. They were nearly able to make the Eastern Conference Finals this season, although the blood clot issue that Chris Bosh dealt with derailed them... Show More Summary
The Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers exchanged verbal jabs in advance of Monday’s Game 5, but the Eastern Conference champions backed their words up with a serious counterpunch while facing elimination. Up against must-win...Show More Summary
TORONTO, ON - MAY 27: Kevin Love #0 of the Cleveland Cavaliers warms up prior to game six of the Eastern Conference Finals against the Toronto Raptors during the 2016 NBA Playoffs at Air Canada Centre on May 27, 2016 in Toronto, Canada. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and [...]
Easily the craziest story of 2016 so far… Toronto Raptors fan Sukh Deo was thrown out of Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals for heckling the Cavs and refs way too much. On Tuesday, somebody put 14 bullets through his vehicle and he died from his injuries. What happened during Game 4 of the Eastern Conference […]
Twenty-three years ago, the Chicago Bulls fell behind 2-0 in their Eastern Conference Finals war with the New York Knicks, only to roar back with four consecutive wins and continued The post Phil Jackson: LeBron James Must Take Over Like Michael Jordan to Beat the Warriors appeared first on SLAMonline.
On May 23, a Toronto Raptors fan named Sukh Deo was ejected from his courtside seat at Air Canada Center for heckling the officials during Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals between the Raptors and the Cleveland Cavaliers. On Tuesday afternoon, the 34-year-old Deo was found shot dead inside his sport-utility vehicle in an […]
14 bullet holes were left in his car door.
When the Pittsburgh Penguins’ season was on the line during the Eastern Conference final, Coach Mike Sullivan’s message to his players centered on embracing the opportunity in front of them. If the Penguins can do that again Thursday at Consol Energy Center, they’ll embrace the Stanley Cup. The...
Dwane Casey has guided the Toronto Raptors in their journey from the NBA hinterlands to the Eastern Conference final.
First-year Sun coach Curt Miller said when he was hired that he wanted to change the culture in Connecticut after the team finished last in the Eastern Conference for three straight seasons.