The Anaheim Ducks hope history is on their side after taking the series opener against the Winnipeg Jets, 4-2, on Thursday night. The two teams are at it again for Game 2 of their Western Conference quarterfinal on Sunday night at the...Show More Summary
The Golden State Warriors and San Antonio Spurs are favored to win the NBA playoffs from the deep Western Conference. The Golden State Warriors finished the regular season with a 39-2 record straight-up and 26-14-1 record against the spread at home. Show More Summary
When Corey Perry was 21 and a quietly observant NHL rookie, he played a supporting role as the Ducks reached the 2006 Western Conference finals. The following season, Perry and linemate Ryan Getzlaf led the team in playoff scoring but still deferred to the leadership of veterans Chris Pronger,...
The Brooklyn Nets' Bojan Bogdanovic and the Utah Jazz's Rodney Hood today were named the Kia NBA Eastern and Western Conference Rookies of the Month, respectively, for games played in April.
The Toronto Raptors' DeMar DeRozan 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 April.
For the first time in years, the NBA playoffs actually feel wide-open. The Eastern Conference is top-heavy, but a case can be made for the top three teams making it to the Finals. The Western Conference is a good mess with at least four...Show More Summary
Brief profiles of the eight Western Conference teams that qualified for the 2015 National Basketball Association (NBA) playoffs:
Tony Parker thought he'd seen it all in the Western Conference.
The NBA Playoffs are finally here. While the Eastern Conference is top-heavy and doesn't figure to get interesting until some combination of the Atlanta Hawks, Cleveland Cavaliers, and Chicago Bulls collide, the Western Conference is going to be fascinating right away. Show More Summary
The Western Conference has been a tight race throughout the season with a lot of movement among the top teams. The Pelicans' budding superstar Anthony Davis is set to make his playoff debut in the first round against the Warriors, the No. Show More Summary
Um... pic.twitter.com/3pNPQqcsUt — Matt Schwartz (@SchwartzChron) April 17, 2015 So, what happened here? (1) The Rockets clinched the No. 2 seed in the Western Conference. (2a) The Houston Chronicle published a headline that could be...Show More Summary
Keeping Brandon Knight is priority for Suns The Phoenix Suns’ season is over. They finished 39-43 and failed to make the playoffs in a very tough Western conference. Here’s the Arizona Republic reporting on their roster situation: The Suns’ changes will start with those already at the end, or potential end, of contracts. Of the seven current roster players in [...]
The Trail Blazers will face an uphill battle against an opponent that has dominated them throughout the season. The Grizzlies and Trail Blazers will battle in the first round of the Western conference playoffs in what promises to be an entertaining series between two very dissimilar teams. Show More Summary
The Western Conference playoff race came down to Wednesday night, with the Pelicans winning to capture the eighth seed and the Thunder falling just short. Thunder fans are sad. Russell Westbrook fans are sad. You know who's not sad? Seattle...Show More Summary
What a tangled web the NBA wove over the last few weeks. The Western Conference, in particular, was a crapshoot with the entire standings undergoing a massive facelift after the final night. By virtue of its loss, the San Antonio Spurs dropped to the No. Show More Summary
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In the stacked Western Conference, there is not going to be an easy road to the Finals this year.
The Oklahoma City Thunder's playoff hopes were alive headed into the final game of the regular season, but in a historically tough Western Conference, even MVP candidate Russell Westbrook's best efforts couldn't catapult them into the eighth seed. Show More Summary
The Golden State Warriors head into the 2015 NBA playoffs as the team to beat in the Western Conference at 11-10 odds. They're also one of two co-favorites to win the Larry O’Brien Trophy along with the Cleveland Cavaliers at 11-5, according...Show More Summary
The Log Cabin Republicans are super upset — and we don't blame them! The GOP group that supports LGBTQ rights were officially uninvited to June's Western Conservative Summit, a conference in Colorado which gathers some of the most influential minds on the right. [ Video: Jimmy Kimmel Trolls People With Fake Hillary Clinton Campaign Logos! ] The awful [...]