After winning their third Stanley Cup championship in six seasons, the Chicago Blackhawks fielded questions about whether they can be called a dynasty. Now they face questions on the status of winger Patrick Kane, who faces sexual assault allegations as the result of an alleged incident at his...
The Clippers were given 6/1 odds to win the Western Conference, according to betting website Bovada. The site gave three teams higher odds than the Clippers to win the West -- the San Antonio Spurs (2/1), the Golden State Warriors (3/1) and the Oklahoma City Thunder (9/2). The Clippers nearly reached...
It's not exactly a leap of faith, but NHL 16 has used its magical season simulating video game powers to predict that the Anaheim Ducks will win the 2016 Stanley Cup. By most accounts, Anaheim enters the season as the Western Conference...Show More Summary
After getting knocked out of the Western Conference playoffs last season by the Golden State Warriors, the Houston Rockets may have taken a step toward challenging them for Western Conference supremacy. Over the summer, the Rockets quietly made a big trade, picking up Denver Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson to bolster their back-court. Show More Summary
On their way to the 2015 NBA Finals, Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors dismissed the Houston Rockets in five games. Ty Lawson was watching the Western Conference Finals The post Ty Lawson: Stephen Curry ‘Was Just Chillin’ on Defense’ During Playoffs appeared first on SLAMonline.
The Golden State Warriors cruised through the 2015 Western Conference Finals, topping the Houston Rockets 4-1 en route to claiming the franchise's first title in 40 years. And the way Ty Lawson sees it, Steph Curry cruised through his...Show More Summary
Marc Gasol, Zach Randolph and Mike Conley aim for more than the Western Conference Semifinals after a summer where little changed. The Memphis Grizzlies know their identity. Last season, their Grit 'N Grind style put a scare into the...Show More Summary
With the addition of Ty Lawson, the Rockets look to improve on their Western Conference Finals appearance. The Houston Rockets made it to the Western Conference Finals without two key contributors. Although that run included an unlikely...Show More Summary
It was a tender moment, Josh Smith draping an arm around the massive shoulders of Dwight Howard last spring as the players spoke with the media before the Houston Rockets opened the Western Conference semifinals against the Clippers...
The WNBA says the foul that led to the winning free throw in the Western Conference finals should not have been called.
"I can't control myself, 'cause I'm watching NBATV, and I'm watching the 2000 Western Conference Finals." LeBron James recently told Bleacher Report on Uninterrupted. "The lineups on the floor right now...there are so many great players in this game. Show More Summary
The past few years of Los Angeles Lakers basketball hasn't quite resembled the brand that made the franchise so famous. A team that has spent most of the past two seasons near the bottom of the Western Conference, it's been without its...Show More Summary
The Sparks lost their regular-season series to the Minnesota Lynx 3-1, but on Tuesday night they'll have a chance to win the series that matters more: the Western Conference semifinals.
Led by a much-improved Candace Parker, the Sparks avoided elimination in Game 2 of the Western Conference semifinals, defeating the Minnesota Lynx, 81-71, Sunday at the Pyramid in Long Beach.
Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio and Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert are leaders of two of the youngest and most promising teams in the Western Conference. They're international rivals, too. Spain defeated Gobert and France,...Show More Summary
Despite the NBA's Western Conference becoming tougher than ever over the summer, the Golden State Warriors will still enter the 2015-16 season as the favorites. The reigning champions have kept their core together, and now they're making a hire that could catch their second-ranked offense up to their first-ranked defense. Show More Summary
In the first round of last season’s Western Conference playoffs, the 51-31 Portland Trail Blazers were the 4th seed, while the the 55-27 Memphis Grizzlies were the 5th seed. Yet, despite being the higher seed, Portland started the playoffs on the road. Show More Summary
It's been a pretty good year for Houston Rockets guard James Harden. Not only did he finish runner-up for the 2014-15 NBA MVP award and lead his team to the Western Conference Finals, but he has also earned Beyonce's respect. Beyonce wore a customized Harden jersey during her Budweiser Made in America performance. Show More Summary
The Minnesota Timberwolves haven’t sniffed the postseason since their riveting run all the way to the Western Conference Finals eleven years ago, but Ricky Rubio intends to help change all The post Ricky Rubio: ‘My Goal is to Bring This Team to the Playoffs’ appeared first on SLAMonline.
LeBron James got sucked into #ShaqWeek on NBATV, tuning in Tuesday afternoon for a replay of Game 7 of the 2000 Western Conference Finals between the Portland Trail Blazers and The post LeBron James: Teams Don’t Have to Win Title to Be Considered Great (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.