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Moore rallies Lynx past Mercury 82-77

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Maya Moore scored 13 of her 32 points in the fourth quarter and the Minnesota Lynx avoided elimination by beating the Phoenix Mercury 82-77 in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals on Sunday.

Predicting the Biggest Changes We'll See from the Warriors Next Season

The Golden State Warriors entered the offseason looking to make a big splash, and while they didn ’t necessarily make the biggest one, they made enough waves to stay in contention in the brutal Western Conference. Change is on the horizon, however, and as the last two seasons have proved, changes are necessary. Show More Summary

Are Portland Trail Blazers Being Bypassed in Western Conference?

The Western Conference of the NBA is almost unfair. It seems every season, no matter how much a team improves or develops, there's another team there to kick them down. Whether it's an up-and-coming, youthful squad or a veteran group...Show More Summary

Video: Best Suns plays of 2013-14 season

The Phoenix Suns finished the 2013-14 season with a 48-34 record, just barely missing the playoffs in an incredibly competitive Western conference, but still winning many more games than expected. Enjoy these video highlights of some of their best plays from a still-successful season:

Portland Timbers vs. Seattle Sounders: Preview and TV schedule

Major League Soccer's most heated and highly publicized rivalry renews on Sunday, with the Seattle Sounders traveling south to take on the Portland Timbers. Seattle can solidify their spot at the top of the Western Conference and Supporters'...Show More Summary

Six-pointers galore in the Wild Wild West | MLS Now

Only 9 points separate first from fifth in the West, and with the final third of the season to go, Western Conference teams face a gauntlet to secure their spots in the playoffs. Jason Saghini looks back at last night's games in Colorado...Show More Summary

The San Jose Sharks have lost their minds

While the rest of the Western Conference spent the summer making their teams better, the San Jose Sharks are focused on their leadership hierarchy and making their best player as uncomfortable as possible. One of the things I've always...Show More Summary

Predicting the Roles and Impact of Each OKC Thunder Newcomer This Season

The Oklahoma City Thunder didn’t make any high-profile moves this offseason, but they are still the class of the Western Conference. None of the newcomers will single-handedly push the Thunder over the hump and into the Finals again....Show More Summary

Pelicans 2014-15 Schedule: Top Games, Championship Odds and Record Predictions

The New Orleans Pelicans need to take a significant step forward in the 2014-15 NBA season to get their franchise on the proper course for playoff contention in the Western Conference. Promising pieces are in place between 2012 No. 1...Show More Summary

Warriors 2014-15 Schedule: Top Games, Championship Odds and Record Predictions

The Golden State Warriors enter the 2014-15 NBA season tasked with improving, but doing so amid a deep Western Conference is easier said than done. Shooting guard Klay Thompson and perpetual playmaker Stephen Curry form arguably theShow More Summary

Kings 2014-15 Schedule: Top Games, Championship Odds and Record Predictions

On the heels of a season in which they finished 13th in the Western Conference, expectations aren't particularly high for the Sacramento Kings. If their young talent reaches its fullest potential, however, the Kings could find themselves...Show More Summary

Will Kobe Bryant's Return Make Lakers Western Conference Dark Horse?

In December of 2013, Kobe Bryant's left knee suffered a fracture to the lateral tibial plateau, dealing a further blow to a superstar who missed the first 19 games of the season while recovering from a torn Achilles. By March, the Los...Show More Summary

Dallas Mavericks Have Become Real Contenders in the Western Conference

It's about time we start to give the Dallas Mavericks some respect. Dallas sneaked into the playoffs last season by one game, pulling out 49 wins in an ever-competitive Western Conference and earning the eighth seed. Its reward? A match...Show More Summary

Lakers News: Latest on Byron Scott's Expectations and Kobe Bryant

The once-proud Los Angeles Lakers turned in a disappointing 27-55 campaign in 2013-14 and certainly have their work cut out for them if they hope to make the playoffs in the loaded Western Conference this season. The offseason has been...Show More Summary

The West is 11 Deep, But Can the Warriors or Thunder Unseat San Antonio?

3 weeks agoSports : The Big Lead

How does the Western Conference look now that NBA free agency is just about over? There was much more change in the East, which we (...)

NBA Draft Expert's Notebook: What Can LA Lakers Expect from Julius Randle?

There's a good chance the Los Angeles Lakers could end up stinking next year—at least relative to other teams in the Western Conference and traditional franchise expectations. And Julius Randle isn't changing that. Andrew Wiggins and Jabari Parker wouldn't change it, either. Show More Summary

How Much Pressure Is Kevin Durant Under to Win an NBA Title?

It's time for Kevin Durant to win an NBA title. Even if the Western Conference is as stacked as it's ever been, featuring plenty of teams capable of knocking the Oklahoma City Thunder out of the running, the time is now for the league's reigning MVP. Show More Summary

Are the San Antonio Spurs Still the Team to Beat in Western Conference?

When the tectonic plate that is four-time MVP LeBron James shifted back to Cleveland this summer, the NBA landscape should have changed dramatically. It didn't. Not at the top, at least. James' Cleveland Cavaliers might have gained entry...Show More Summary

Serge Ibaka Still Isn’t 100% Healthy

Serge Ibaka injured his calf right before the Western Conference Finals and was initially thought to be out for the remainder of the playoffs. However, as you know, he made a return to the lineup and at times didn’t show any signs of truly being injured. Give him credit for fighting through it, because here […]

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