Wednesday's light schedule is highlighted by a crucial Eastern Conference bout. What happens when an unstoppable force meets an extremely moveable object? This: Dustin Byfuglien is a bad, bad man. Thankfully, David Legwand wasn't seriously injured on the play and didn't miss a shift.
The Boston Celtics' Marcus Smart and the Minnesota Timberwolves' Andrew Wiggins today were named the Kia NBA Eastern and Western Conference Rookies of the Month, respectively, for games played in February.
The Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James and the Oklahoma City Thunder's Russell Westbrook today were named the Kia NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Month, respectively, for games played in February.
The Indiana Pacers, after two straight conference finals appearances, have been a team plagued by injury this season, but to their credit they have been streaking since the start of February and are on the edge of the Eastern Conference...Show More Summary
Several weeks ago, the East appeared wide open. Now, it's a two-team race at the top, a glut of struggling teams in the middle and surging clubs at the bottom. Just a couple months ago, it seemed like the Eastern Conference hierarchy had settled in. Show More Summary
The Montreal Canadiens were certainly winners at the NHL trade deadline on March 2, making three moves that will help the team as it heads into the playoffs as one of the top teams in the Eastern Conference. General manager Marc Bergevin...Show More Summary
If the Miami Heat's 2014-15 season has taught us anything, it's this: injuries suck. On paper, this Heat team had the chance to be a lot of fun and a tough out in the Eastern Conference playoffs. Unfortunately, losing Chris Bosh and Josh McRoberts for the season has crippled the roster. Show More Summary
Josh Smith tried to quiet his former team, but the Atlanta Hawks couldn’t be silenced. Trailing by as many as 18 points, the Eastern Conference leaders erased that second-half deficit in a matter of minutes and emerged victorious, 104-96. Show More Summary
The Pittsburgh Penguins were one of the Eastern Conference's most active teams at the trade deadline, and they got things started early by acquiring Daniel Winnik on February 25. On deadline day, the Penguins made a number of deals,Show More Summary
The Indiana Pacers will have their work cut out for them during the 2015 offseason. That's because Indy will be hard-pressed to regain the contender status it had in 2012-13 and 2013-14, when the team made consecutive Eastern Conference Finals appearances. Show More Summary
The Golden State Warriors ended their six-game Eastern Conference road trip on a sour note Monday night, falling 110-108 to the Brooklyn Nets at the Barclays Center. Jarrett Jack only scored nine points for the Nets, but he dropped in the game-winning jumper with just 1.1 seconds left on the clock. Show More Summary
After losing five straight games, the Toronto Raptors had a golden opportunity to snap their losing streak against the Philadelphia 76ers. The Sixers entered the game near the bottom of the Eastern Conference and are a squad the Raptors should beat if they're going to be a true contender in the East. Watch the video for full highlights. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com
The Boston Celtics' Isaiah Thomas and the Portland Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard today were named NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, Feb. 23, through Sunday, March 1.
The Indiana Pacers' Frank Vogel and the Oklahoma City Thunder's Scott Brooks today were named the NBA Eastern and Western Conference Coaches of the Month, respectively, for games played in February.
Isaiah Thomas, Damian Lillard named Players of Week through March 1 Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas and Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard today were named NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, Feb. 23, through Sunday, March 1. Thomas helped the Celtics to a 3-1 week, which included wins [...]
The Indiana Pacers’ Frank Vogel and the Oklahoma City Thunder’s Scott Brooks today were named the NBA Eastern and Western Conference Coaches of the Month, respectively, for games played in February. Vogel led the Pacers to the Eastern Conference’s best record in February at 7-2 (.778). He became the franchise’s all-time NBA coaching wins leader [...]
The 2015 NBA playoffs are shaping up to be a real slobberknocker, with more than half of the projected field capable of bringing home the Larry O'Brien Trophy. Though the Eastern Conference's final few playoff squads won't drive fear into opponents' hearts, just about every other team could go on a deep run if they draw the right matchups. Show More Summary
Entering Sunday just a half-game out of the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference, the Indiana Pacers took on the Philadelphia 76ers. The Sixers are coming off of a rare victory, so the Pacers had to be on upset alert as they continue to make a strong playoff push without Paul George in the lineup. Watch the video for full highlights. Show More Summary
For general managers in the NHL’s Eastern Conference, this year’s trade deadline represents quite a dilemma. The situation on that side of the league seems virtually designed to inspire half-measures, with no clear leaders and more than...Show More Summary
The Eastern Conference has never been in a greater state of flux. After months of occupying two of the top three seeds, the Toronto Raptors and Washington Wizards are undergoing treacherous slides that have dropped them into murky waters. That's not to say that either team is in grave danger of missing the postseason. Show More Summary