BOSTON -- It took 10 games and halfway through the third round of the NBA playoffs before the Cleveland Cavaliers finally encountered their first true dose of resistance this postseason.
It’s spring. The major cable sports networks are either airing MLB, NASCAR, NBA Playoffs, NHL Playoffs, soccer or UFC. It’s all about live sports. But for CBS Sports Network, it’s not airing any of those events. It’s been plugging along...Show More Summary
LeBron James and Michael Jordan now share another similarity: they have both battled illness during the NBA playoffs.
It’s been a subject of conversation on Twitter and at water coolers for the past month: This year’s NBA playoffs have been boring as hell. Ratings for this postseason have been up and down, but with both conference finals series so anticlimactic, TNT, ABC and ESPN probably have some bad news coming. Show More Summary
Cleveland leads Boston 3-1 in the Eastern Conference Finals. The Cleveland Cavaliers were cruising through the Eastern Conference before Game 3. They were even cruising to victory in the first half of Game 3, up 21 on a Boston Celtics team missing Isaiah Thomas. Show More Summary
Good morning. We have that and more in Wednesday’s NBA newsletter. Rarely do you get a chance to face the Cavaliers without LeBron James for any meaningful time in the NBA playoffs. The dude plays an insane number of minutes (barring garbage time), never gets injured, and hasn't been called for a foul since 2009... ... Show More Summary
Kyrie Irving took over in the second half and finished with 42 points, LeBron James added 34 and the Cleveland Cavaliers moved within one win of an almost inevitable third date in the Finals with Golden State by rallying to beat the Boston Celtics 112-99 on Tuesday night in Game 4 of the Eastern...
Since my beloved Washington Wizards were unceremoniously dumped from the NBA playoffs last week, I haven't watched a minute of basketball. The wounds are still too fresh, the pain is still there. To come thisclose to the opportunityShow More Summary
Huge day for J.R. Smith -- and it has nothing to do with the NBA Playoffs -- his preemie daughter has finally been discharged from the hospital after a miraculous 4 month battle. As we previously reported, J.R.'s wife Shirley gave birth to their…
The NBA Playoffs once again dominated the cable ratings for…
ESPN’s coverage of the NBA Playoff games led the night…
The Warriors are 12-0 in the playoffs. One half of the 2017 NBA Finals is set and for the third straight year, the Golden State Warriors will be in there. The Warriors cruised through the West, going 12-0 to start the playoffs and looking as good as they ever have. Show More Summary
Good morning. We have that and more in Tuesday’s NBA newsletter. The Warriors buzzed right through the injury-depleted Spurs again to finish the sweep on Monday and win a berth to the 2017 NBA Finals. The win ensures the Warriors will have at least three more days of rest than the Cavaliers, assuming Cleveland doesn't drop any more games to Boston. Show More Summary
You play who's in front of you, and that's what Golden State did -- and beat everyone it faced
In Expert Witness, The A.V. Club talks to industry insiders to shed some light on how the pop culture sausage gets made. If you’ve spent any amount of time lately tethered to a live terrestrial TV—watching the NBA playoffs, catching up on your TGIT shows, whatever—you’ve probably seen Chevy’s latest campaign. Show More Summary
Pop doesn't know whether Manu Ginobili will retire, but he wanted to give him a proper salute anyway
San Antonio doesn't know what will happen with Manu Ginobili and Patty Mills this summer
Curry passed Kobe during the third quarter of Game 4 vs. the Spurs
Live sports broadcasts dominated the night yet again in the…
The NBA Draft order has been set, and teams are beginning their workouts. Photos of what the stars of the NBA playoffs looked like when their careers started > The Lakers avoided their nightmare scenario at the draft lottery, and now...Show More Summary