Jeremy Lin and D’Angelo Russell are expected to be the Brooklyn Nets’ backcourt starters in the 2017-18 NBA season as they aim to become a playoff contender in the Eastern Conference. However, if the two guards don’t mesh well, the Nets...Show More Summary
The West is where more than 70 percent of the teams think of themselves as a lock to make the playoffs
A look at each team's odds of making the postseason, and where the good value is to be found
Good morning. We have that and more in Tuesday’s NBA newsletter. Playoff basketball is back on Wednesday as the WNBA's postseason gets underway. The first two rounds of the 8-team tournament are single elimination, so even the big favorites -- Minnesota and Los Angeles, again -- are susceptible to upset. Show More Summary
#NBA2K18's MyTEAM brings Pack & Playoffs (pack draft mode) & Super Max (salary cap/season gameplay in online competition) #LIT! pic.twitter.com/oeQD9LZz8D — NBA 2K 2K18 (@NBA2K) August 18, 2017 Wow, its already time to start talking about MyTEAM again. Show More Summary
Jeremy Lin feels his Brooklyn Nets having nothing to lose could make them the NBA’s big surprise winners during the 2017-18 season. “We’re making the playoffs,” the USA Today reports Lin recently boasted to anyone who would listen. “I...Show More Summary
It was a lackluster NBA Playoffs, to say the least. The Golden State Warriors capped off their revenge tour by going 16-1 in the postseason, with their only loss coming from the defending champion Cleveland Cavaliers. With a postseason run like that, it’s hard to imagine what a team could do to challenge them. Show More Summary
If you think the Cavs’ chemistry may have been a factor in their loss to the Warriors in the NBA Finals, you might find your stance bolstered by some recent news. According to ESPN’s David McMenamin, Kyrie Irving refused to speak to his teammates for several days in a row between playoff rounds. He reports, “In […]
A look at what how the Sixers can reach SportsLine's 42-win projection
Peter broke Rachel’s heart so she ended up with Bryan and everything is awful. Welcome back, Sports Bachelor Nation. This is it — our Super Bowl, our World Series, our NBA Finals, our NHL Playoffs. THIS IS: THE BACHELORETTE FINALE! I’m...Show More Summary
I guess when you have that killer instinct, it doesn’t matter if you’re playing a pickup game or in the NBA playoffs—it’s going to shine through. Over the weekend, Kyrie Irving was playing in a pickup game when he vented about a teammate’s play. “Bro, stop turning the ball over,” Irving said. “I’m not rewarding […]
Hey, remember all those stories about the NFL’s television ratings crisis? Those were fun. On Thursday, the Arizona Cardinals and Dallas Cowboys kicked off the preseason with the Hall of Fame game in Canton, Ohio. Most starters didn’t play, and the starters who received limited snaps probably aren’t recognizable to casual fans. Show More Summary
For Golden State Warriors star Andre Iguodala, there has really only been one downside to three straight berths in the NBA Finals and two championships. Those deep playoff runs wreak havoc on his golf game.
Some teams want to fight the Warriors, others want to 'fight' for the right to draft Michael Porter Jr.
Thomas' injury hampered him in the NBA playoffs and is now slowly ramping up his on-court work
The month of July is arguably the slowest on the sports calendar. The NBA and NHL playoffs have finished, NFL training camp and the college football season are still off in the distance, and unless there’s a major soccer tournament, the sports calendar can be somewhat barren outside of the marathon MLB season. Show More Summary
Count Lin as a player expecting to take advantage of a weakened Eastern Conference this upcoming NBA season.
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Los Angeles Lakers rumors still have the team trying to acquire pieces for the coming season, but are the 2018 NBA Playoffs going to be part of the storyline? Following the selection of Lonzo Ball in the 2017 NBA Draft, a report by ESPN put the current odds for the Lakers to win the championship at 100 to one. Show More Summary
Despite recent disparity between conferences, Silver says no changes are on the immediate horizon