Florida is the latest Eastern Conference team to jump into the playoff mix. On this week’s edition of the “Eastern Conference Playoff Carousel,” we have the Panthers jumping into the fray for the first time this season. A 2-1 victory in St. Show More Summary
The usual suspects are on the East roster, but so are a number of newcomers. The 2017 NBA All-Star Game is just a few hours away, and the Eastern Conference has some new faces to pair with the usual suspects. As expected, LeBron James’...Show More Summary
Surging Panthers in contention for wild-card playoff spot in Eastern Conference.
Columbus prevails in showdown of second- and third-place teams in Eastern Conference.
Detroit is unlikely to make the playoffs for the 26th straight season the way their year has gone. The Detroit Red Wings are being left in the dust in the Eastern Conference. As teams like the Maple Leafs, the Islanders, and the Panthers...Show More Summary
NEW YORK, Feb. 15, 2017 -- New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony has been named by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver to replace injured Eastern Conference All-Star reserve Kevin Love in the 2017 NBA All-Star Game on Sunday, Feb. 19 at 8 p.m. ET at Smoothie King Center in New Orleans.
Carmelo Anthony of the New York Knicks is an All-Star again. The NBA announced Wednesday night that Anthony has been picked to replace Cleveland forward Kevin Love on the Eastern Conference roster Sunday for the All-Star Game in New Orleans. It's the 10th All-Star selection for Anthony, and his...
In this week’s podcast, we analyze Serge Ibaka’s fit in Toronto, the Mason Plumlee deal, and drama in Philadelphia. We have a trade! Actually we have multiple trades, but we have one really good one to dig into on this week’s Drive & Kick podcast. Show More Summary
Hopefully the addition of Serge Ibaka will be what they need. The Raptors are sitting in fifth place in the Eastern Conference and just lost to a Bulls team without Dwyane Wade and Nikola Mirotic. It should have been a chance for the Raptors to get on track before the All-Star break but they’ve now lost three games in a row. Show More Summary
After advancing to their first Eastern Conference Finals last June, the Raptors are regressing and need to add a forward to help their All-Star backcourt.
The Red Wings have missed the playoffs just twice in my lifetime, and I’m old. But now, at 22-24-10 and dead last in the Eastern Conference, they appear bound for the reckoning/rebuild that they’ve somehow escaped so many times over the decades. It is, for the first time since 1990, a lost season in Detroit. Read more...
The Pistons are now tied with the Chicago Bulls for the Eastern Conference’s seventh seed. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope was ice cold. He’d shot just a putrid 1-of-11 from three-point range entering the waning moments of the Detroit Pistons’...Show More Summary
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Chicago Bulls were severely short-handed for Sunday's game against Minnesota. If Jimmy Butler's heel doesn't improve quickly, the Eastern Conference could face a similar issue in the All-Star game next weekend...
The New York Knicks continue to fall back in the Eastern Conference playoff race as well as the ongoing situation with former player Charles Oakley. The Spurs come to MSG once again as one of the top teams in the league and look to continue to challenge the Warriors for the top spot.
The New York Knicks started the season 14-10 and were briefly in the top half of the Eastern Conference standings. Since then, (...)
The Orlando Magic find themselves at 20-35 on the season after high off-season hopes had them thinking Eastern Conference playoffs. Serge Ibaka has only been on the Magic for the 2016-17 season, but reportedly could be on the move once again before February 23rd.
The Ducks usually don’t keep a finger on the pulse of the Eastern Conference, outside of catching the final scores on the bottom scroll of the television highlights. But some numbers on that feed have made their fingers hit the pause button. The Washington Capitals have scored at least five goals...
What’s behind Indiana’s recent surge? The decision to take Monta Ellis out of the starting lineup. One after another, the disappointing teams in the Eastern Conference have been sprinting up the standings. No team has done so more quietly has been the Indiana Pacers. Back on Dec. Show More Summary
Non-Metro teams are in for a fight. We’ve entered the final stretch of the 2016-17 NHL season. With the March 1 trade deadline bearing down on us and the playoff races in chaos, it’s time to finish our league-wide status report series...Show More Summary
Toronto and Philadelphia are holding the door open for the rest of the conference. It’s next to impossible to predict which NHL teams will make the playoffs this year. Teams like the Blue Jackets and Oilers have thrown a wrench intoShow More Summary