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Up next for the Ducks: Thursday at Nashville

UP NEXT AT NASHVILLE When: Thursday, 5 p.m. PST. On the air: TV: Prime Ticket; Radio: 830. Update: The Predators beat the Ducks in the Western Conference finals last season, and the way both teams are playing, they could meet again in the postseason. The Predators sit atop the Western Conference...

Scott Brooks and Mike D`Antoni named NBA Coaches of Month for February, 2018

The Washington Wizards’ Scott Brooks and the Houston Rockets’ Mike D’Antoni today were named the NBA Eastern and Western Conference Coaches of the Month, respectively, for games played in February. Brooks led the Wizards to an 8-4 record in February, including a 6-1 mark on the road, as Washington took over first place in the [...]

LeBron James and Anthony Davis named NBA Players of Month for February, 2018

The Cleveland Cavaliers’ LeBron James and the New Orleans Pelicans’ Anthony Davis today were named the NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Month, respectively, for games played in February. James averaged a triple-double in a calendar month for the first time in his 15-year career, leading the Eastern Conference in scoring (27.0 ppg) and [...]

Ben Simmons and Donovan Mitchell named NBA Rookies of Month for February, 2018

The Philadelphia 76ers’ Ben Simmons and the Utah Jazz’s Donovan Mitchell today were named the NBA Eastern and Western Conference Rookies of the Month, respectively, for games played in February. Simmons won the NBA Eastern Conference Rookie of the Month award for the second consecutive month and the third time this season. In February, he led [...]

Kawhi Leonard telling Spurs teammates his season is not over

The Spurs are a Western conference 4th best 36-25 this season, a solid record considering they’ve played almost all of it without star small forward Kawhi Leonard. He has played just nine games this season. Leading the Spurs has been LaMarcus Aldridge (22.8 ppg, 8.3 rpg). After Aldridge, it’s mostly been a team effort, as [...]

What we learned from the Kings' 3-2 win over the Golden Knights

The do-over was a doozy. For the second straight game, the Kings put on a furious rally in the final seconds, only this time it resulted in a win — against the best team in the Western Conference at Staples Center. Dustin Brown, whose score-tying goal was disallowed on Saturday, delivered in overtime...

Gregg Popovich Praising LeBron James Seen As Recruiting Pitch, Rouses Possible Anti-Tampering Claims

Gregg Popovich is being accused of doing more than just showering LeBron James with praises in a recent interview. The San Antonio Spurs head coach is rumored to be recruiting LeBron to the Western Conference team after defending the...Show More Summary

Clippers Report

This is a week in which the Clippers can make a stand in their quest to qualify for the Western Conference playoffs. They will face two formidable foes in back-to-back games against the Nuggets at Denver on Tuesday night and the Houston Rockets at Staples Center on Wednesday night, two combatants...

Ducks acquire Jason Chimera from the Islanders in exchange for Chris Wagner

The Ducks completed a deal just before Monday's trade deadline, though it's not nearly the kind of splash many of their Western Conference foes made at the same time. The club swapped fourth-line left wingers with the New York Islanders, acquiring Jason Chimera in exchange for Chris Wagner. Anaheim's...

Seguin snaps scoreless tie in 3rd, Stars beat Kings 2-0

3 weeks agoNews : USAToday: News

Tyler Seguin broke a scoreless tie with 8:27 remaining and the Dallas Stars beat the Los Angeles Kings 2-0 in a matchup of teams fighting for a Western Conference playoff spot        

LeBron James, eyeing 8th straight Finals, doesn’t want to change NBA’s playoff format

3 weeks agoSports : The Early Lead

LeBron James thinks that the NBA should keep its current format, which has separate brackets for the Eastern and Western conferences. Well, of course he does! After all, James is eyeing a whopping eighth straight trip to the Finals, which would be his ninth overall in a career spent entirely in the East. Meanwhile, since before […]

Clippers return from All-Star break with playoff spot in their sights

Twenty-six games remain in the Clippers’ regular season and coach Doc Rivers has already calculated how many he thinks his team needs to win in order to make the playoffs in the Western Conference. “Yeah, I think we’ve got to win 25 of them,” Rivers said, smiling. He was joking while also driving...

Adam Silver Says NBA Giving “Serious Attention” to Changing Playoff Format (VIDEO)

The competitive imbalance between the NBA’s Eastern and Western Conferences in recent years has gotten a lot of fans and pundits saying the league needs to abolish the conferences and switch to a top 16 playoff format. According to NBA commissioner Adam Silver, this is an idea to which the league is giving “serious attention.” […]

Watch NBA All-Star Game 2018 Online: Live Streaming, TV Start Time, Channel, & Odds

On Sunday night, basketball fans will be watching NBA All-Star Game 2018 live streaming online and televised game coverage. This year’s matchup brings a new format to the game as it will feature the Eastern and Western Conference All-Stars split up amongst two teams. Show More Summary

Kobe & Shaq Admit To Mooning Sacramento Kings Fans Following 2002 Game 7 Win (VIDEO)

The infamous Game 6 of the 2002 Western Conference finals will forever be etched in history as one of the most controversial games in NBA history as many still believed that game was rigged for the Lakers, who were two-time defending champs, to get back into the series. The Lakers shot 27 free throws in […]

USC's Chimezie Metu likely a first-round NBA pick if he decides to leave school early

First things first when it comes to the NBA draft prospects of USC’s players. Forward Chimezie Metu would probably be taken in the first round if he decided to forgo his senior season and enter the draft, one NBA Western Conference scout told The Times on condition of anonymity because he was not...

Houston Rockets Must Take Care Of Their Own Before Thinking About LeBron James [Opinion]

The Houston Rockets are headed for a Western Conference Finals showdown with the Golden State Warriors this season. However, it’s the offseason that has fans either worried or grinning from ear-to-ear. Let’s get the small talk out the way. Show More Summary

Apple is developing a scripted basketball show inspired by Kevin Durant’s life

The Warriors are currently atop the Western Conference standings, but from the looks of it, Kevin Durant is shaping up to be every bit as  in demand off the court. Roughly a month ago, YouTube announced that it was partnering with the star small forward’s video business to offer up original sports programming. Show More Summary

Steve Kerr is letting his players coach against the Suns

Golden State clearly isn’t taking Phoenix seriously. The Warriors are a Western Conference powerhouse and can afford to lose a game or two without their seeding being affected. So against the 18-39 Phoenix Suns on Monday night, Steve...Show More Summary

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