They said it would be about them, no disrespect to the San Antonio Spurs' five NBA championships, three veteran stars or soon-to-be Hall of Fame coach.
The Cleveland Cavaliers passed their first playoff test Sunday, knocking off the Boston Celtics 113-100 in front of a sold-out Quicken Loans Arena crowd. Such is the first step on the path to a championship. Cleveland still must winShow More Summary
LeBron James once again took to the floor in the postseason Sunday looking to lead the Cleveland Cavaliers to an elusive championship. The Cavs took on the Boston Celtics, who surprised a lot of fans who did not expect a postseason run from head coach Brad Stevens' squad. Watch the video for full highlights. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com
James' Cavs and three other favorites to win the NBA title are all going up against some age-old rules when it comes to making a successful championship run.
The Celtics and Cavaliers are on tap first Sunday, with LeBron James hoping to start a championship run in Cleveland. Later, the top-seeded Hawks take on the Nets while the Spurs and Clippers close out the evening. LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers will meet the Boston Celtics in the first round of the postseason after clinching the No. Show More Summary
The NBA hypes up the playoffs by releasing mockups of the 2014-2015 championship ring for each of the 16 playoff teams. The Hawks and Bulls rings are style co-champs. And how depressing is it that the Nets are in while OKC are not?
Stephon Marbury is absolutely killing it in China. After leaving the NBA in 2009, Marbury joined the Chinese Basketball Association. He's been dominating the league since his arrival, leading the Beijing Ducks to three championships over the past four years. Show More Summary
The NBA playoffs are upon us, and predictions are being tossed out there for first-round outcomes as well as championship matchups. Sam "Big Smooth" Perkins stopped by Bleacher Report to talk about the NBA playoffs, which teams he likes in the playoffs and whom he's most excited to see play. Show More Summary
The path the San Antonio Spurs have to take in their quest to keep their NBA championship crown will be daunting.
LeBron James could not bring Cleveland a NBA title during his initial stint with the Cavaliers but in the first season of his second go-round with the team, he has them looking like true contenders for a championship.
The NBA's 82-game marathon has finally given way to its furious four-round sprint to the championship. After six months of posturing, the playoff field is finally set. All 16 participants know the first step of this delicate dance of...Show More Summary
The NBA has moved into the proving grounds. The playoffs begin on April 18, and the 16 best teams vie for the NBA championship. If we're being honest, only about half of the field can legitimately call themselves contenders. The rest...Show More Summary
Take a deep breath. After one of the most insane finishes to an NBA season in recent memory, the playoff matchups are finally set. A grueling season has come down to just 16 teams still vying for a shot at the NBA championship. How each franchise got to this point, however, is completely different. Show More Summary
If you're not up to speed on your 2015 NBA Playoffs bracket and odds, don't be ashamed. Heading into the final day of the regular season, only eight of the 16 playoff seeds were set in stone, and there was a still a battle for the eighth...Show More Summary
With four Championship rings and an extremely diverse portfolio of endorsement deals, Tony Parker is a model NBA star. The post All Business, Man appeared first on SLAMonline.
With Tyus Jones’ announcement that he is entering the NBA draft, Duke now knows exactly where it stands next season. The program is still basking in the glow of its national championship victory just over a week ago, but it’s facingShow More Summary
The NBA's regular season is finally kaput, but basketball remains far from over. Nearly another season in itself, the playoffs span throughout the rest of April and May, with the Finals beginning on June 5. While fans watching Eastern...Show More Summary
On a day when Duke lost one of its best players from its national championship team to the NBA, the Blue Devils have added a player for next season’s squad. Mike Krzyzewski’s team has landed a commitment from Antonio Vrankovic, a three-star...Show More Summary
Let the championship chase begin.
The Lakers tried to chase history a few short years ago, acquiring Dwight Howard and Steve Nash to pair with Kobe Bryant and Pau Gasol, all in the name of winning a 17th NBA championship and catching the hated Boston Celtics.