The narrative saying the first round of this year's NBA playoffs lacked excitement and unpredictability died on Monday, and Deron Williams killed it. The Brooklyn Nets evened their series against the top-seeded Atlanta Hawks at two games...Show More Summary
No more than 30 minutes after the Cleveland Cavaliers announced Kevin Love would miss the entirety of the Eastern Conference Semifinals with a dislocated left shoulder and labrum tear, the NBA made a swift decision regarding J.R. Smith's...Show More Summary
The Cleveland Cavaliers' title hopes took a serious hit Monday when it was announced forward Kevin Love will be out for their impending Eastern Conference Semifinals series against either the Chicago Bulls or Milwaukee Bucks due to a...Show More Summary
Well, shit. The Cleveland Cavaliers have just announced that Kevin Love will miss all of the upcoming Eastern Conference semifinals because of the separated shoulder that he suffered during the team’s Game 4 victory over the Boston Celtics this weekend. Read more...
With the home crowd at Joe Louis Arena behind them, the Detroit Red Wings will look to finish off the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 6 of their Eastern Conference first-round series at 7 p.m. ET. Detroit earned a vital road win in Game 5, as it shut down the Lightning 4-0 at Amalie Arena. Show More Summary
With the New York Islanders and Washington Capitals playing Game 7 (7:30 p.m., NBC Sports Network) of their Eastern Conference (...)
After failing to complete the sweep, the Chicago Bulls will try to eliminate the Milwaukee Bucks at the United Center in Game 5 of the NBA Eastern Conference playoffs.
After securing their first win in the series, the Brooklyn Nets hope to go level as they host the Atlanta Hawks at the Barclays Center in Game 4 of the NBA Eastern Conference playoffs. The match is on April 27, 2015 at 7 p.m. ET.
John Wall led the Washington Wizards to a first-round sweep in the 2015 NBA Playoffs. Wall led the Wizards into the second-round during the 2013-14 NBA season as well, but the team fell just short of making the Eastern Conference Finals. Show More Summary
Jae Crowder had to leave Game 4 of the Eastern Conference first-round playoff series between the Boston Celtics and Cleveland Cavaliers with a knee sprain. Continue for updates. Crowder Unable to Return to Game 4 After Injury Sunday,...Show More Summary
Jerryd Bayless made a layup at the buzzer off an inbounds pass, lifting Milwaukee to a 92-90 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Saturday as the Bucks avoided a four-game sweep in their Eastern Conference playoff series.
Jerryd Bayless made a layup at the buzzer off an inbounds pass, lifting Milwaukee to a 92-90 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Saturday, drawing the Bucks within 3-1 in their Eastern Conference playoff series.
The Eastern Conference playoffs' opening round has been cloaked by an air of inevitability —one that has upcoming semifinal matchups all but etched in stone. But even though the Cleveland Cavaliers' progression into Round 2 is a foregone...Show More Summary
Jimmy Butler can’t miss, and he knows it. Averaging 26.7 points per game on 49.1 percent shooting for the Chicago Bulls' opening-round Eastern Conference playoff series, this 25-year-old breakout star continued to dominate the Milwaukee Bucks in Game 4. Show More Summary
Late in the third quarter of Game 3 in their opening-round NBA playoff series against the Brooklyn Nets, the Atlanta Hawks decided it was time to wake up. The pride of the Eastern Conference had been getting outplayed by the No. 8 seed all day, but that changed as the final period approached. Show More Summary
Brook Lopez had 22 points and 13 rebounds, Thaddeus Young added 18 points and 11 rebounds, and the Brooklyn Nets beat Atlanta 91-83 on Saturday to cut the Hawks' lead to 2-1 in the Eastern Conference series.
After falling into a 2-0 hole to the Atlanta Hawks in their Eastern Conference playoff showdown, Brooklyn Nets players were probably expecting a raucous crowd to get them going in Game 3 on Saturday at the Barclays Center. The game started at 3 p.m. Show More Summary
The Washington Capitals and New York Islanders are facing off in Game 6 of their Eastern Conference first-round series. Stay tuned for live updates from Nassau Coliseum. Follow Joe on Twitter, @JTansey90. Read more NHL news on BleacherReport.com
The Pittsburgh Penguins saw their 2014-15 season come to a disappointing conclusion with a 2-1 overtime loss in Game 5 of their Eastern Conference first-round series with the New York Rangers on Friday night. The five games are the Penguins’ shortest playoff stint since 2007, according to Dave Molinari of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Show More Summary
Already with a 2-0 series lead, the Washington Wizards host the Toronto Raptors at the Verizon Center in the Eastern Conference of the NBA Playoffs.