The Chicago Bulls are in need of bringing in more talent this offseason if they want to get back into playoff contention next season. They were able to snag Denzel Valentine in the 2016 NBA Draft, but that will not be nearly enough. Derrick Rose was traded to the New York Knicks, but that left... Show More Summary
The Phoenix Suns have been trying to get back into playoff contention over the past few seasons, but have been unable to pull off any big deals to bring in a legitimate star. They are going to try once again on draft day and there is one player in particular that they may end up... Show More Summary
Since the conclusion of the NBA Finals, we’ve learned quite a bit regarding exactly who was standing behind the Cavs during their playoff run, and who wasn’t. One such club who WAS behind the Cavs consisted of elderly female LeBron fans, and they’re known as the ‘LeBron James Grandmothers Fan Club.’ The group, of course, got together to […]
Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors' dream run was obliterated by one of the most stirring postseason conclusions in memory. LeBron James ascended, carrying his Cleveland Cavaliers with him, snatching up the only trophy thatShow More Summary
The Jazz are ready for a "dynamic week," the Spurs and Hornets are looking to move up and Denzel Valentine's durability is being questioned. The Utah Jazz came up short in 2016, missing the playoffs by one game. With a Gordon Hayward-led...Show More Summary
ABC's telecast of the Cleveland Cavaliers’ 93-89 victory over the Golden State Warriors averaged 30.8 million viewers on Sunday night. Only Super Bowl 50 on CBS, the Oscars on ABC and the NFL playoffs had larger audiences in 2016 than Game 7 of the NBA Finals in which the Cavaliers’ star forward...
Every year when the NBA playoffs begin, LeBron James goes dark on social media. He steps away from Instagram and Twitter to instead focus on trying to win a championship. This year, he got to break the silence in the best way possible,...Show More Summary
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If there is one takeaway from the NBA Playoff Finals this past week, it is that individual prowess only takes you so far. Basketball games are ultimately won—and lost—as a team. Today, the United States is participating in a competition on the global economic stage. The most successful countries, in [...]
The Cleveland Cavaliers have reached the playoffs 20 times in their 46-year history. But on Sunday night, they finally reached the promised land—winning the NBA title on their third trip to the Finals. Cavaliers fans could be forgiven...Show More Summary
The Golden State Warriors closed out a record-smashing season with an even more epic playoff collapse on Sunday, falling 93-89 to the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game Seven of the NBA Finals.
The NBA playoffs are down to one game. NBA Finals Game 7 is Sunday night at Golden State. And for some key Warriors players, a Game 7 loss would define the entire season as a failure. Here’s CSN Bay Area reporting: After nearly nine months reaping the benefits of unity, being of one mindset, the Warriors are, in [...]
With their backs against the wall, the Cleveland Cavaliers extended the 2016 NBA Finals to a Game 7 that can erase all of the playoffs' shortcomings. In a postseason full of lopsided victories, the championship series has oddly consisted exclusively of them. Show More Summary
Beyonce And Jay Z Bring Their Love To Basketball Game Beyoncé and Jay Z put on another great public display of affection while sitting courtside at Game 6 of the NBA Playoffs Thursday. Despite all the speculation raised by ‘Lemonade...
If you watched any Golden State Warriors game throughout the season, 10 times out of 10, Stephen Curry’s wife, Ayesha was in the stands cheering her husband on. Nothing changed as the Warriors made their way through the NBA playoffs until Game 6 of the NBA Finals. Ayesha Curry took to Twitter to state how […]
Fact: Klay Thompson has made the most three-pointers (93) and scored the most points (543) in this year's NBA playoffs. He needs six more threes to pass Curry for most all-time in a single postseason. Bleacher Report will be bringing...Show More Summary
The Boston Celtics are the rare, legitimate playoff team that's also equipped with plenty of draft picks. Having such assets is a luxury, but using them wisely can be tricky. Thanks to expert bargaining, president of basketball operations...Show More Summary
Shaun Livingston has been one of the quiet pleasures of this mostly-joyless NBA playoff season. Here’s how his second-quarter dunk sounded on ESPN Deportes; below is how it was called on Russian TV. Read more...
With every playoff game, the misery suffered in 2007 feels farther away. When Shaun Livingston took two dribbles to sprint around Kyrie Irving and throw down a one-handed slam all over Richard Jefferson in Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday night, there was no trace of the player who crumpled to the court with […]