Tag: NBA Playoffs

LeBron James

LeBron James joins an elite NBA club today

The Indiana Pacers head to Cleveland to face the Cavaliers on Saturday. While the Cavaliers haven't been playing their best basketball of the year (by any means),...
LeBron James

Ticket prices dropping ’30 percent of more’ for Game 3 of NBA Finals

After the Cleveland Cavaliers lost Game 2 of the NBA Finals, falling into an 0-2 hole, ticket prices for Game 3 took huge hit. Darren Rovell of ESPN...

Cavaliers fan eats his own shirt after saying Warriors wouldn’t win

The Reddit community is all kinds of awesome. Take, for instance, Cleveland Cavaliers fan PARTYxDIRTYDAN, who promised he'd eat his own shirt if the Golden State Warriors completed the...

Report: Thunder players critical of Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook

In the wake of an epic collapse by the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 6 of the Western Conference Finals, some players are less than pleased with...
Klay Thompson

Klay Thompson: Yoda socks gave him ‘Jedi powers’ in record-breaking Game 6

Klay Thompson did things only a Jedi could do in Game 6 of the Western Conference Finals. Therefore it's no surprise that he credits the Force for...
Adam Silver

Adam Silver: Officials get it right ‘roughly 90 percent’ of the time

Much like what we have seen around the National Football League over the past several years, the NBA has been placed under a microscope during the playoffs...
LeBron James

LeBron James not sweating 2-2 tie in Eastern Conference Finals

LeBron James, the once-effervescent youth, is now the calm veteran of a thousand battles in the NBA. As such, the Cleveland Cavaliers star forward isn't too concerned with how...
Dikembe Mutombo

Dikembe Mutombo didn’t give Bismack Biyombo permission for finger wag

Bismack Biyombo has been dominating the glass and blocking shots the past couple games like Dikembe Mutombo used to do on the regular. He's also adopted Mutombo's...
LeBron James

WATCH: Brandon Armstrong impersonates LeBron James flop from Game 3

Brandon Armstrong, aka @BdotAdot5, came out with a new skit on his Twitter account on Sunday, and it's phenomenal. In response to LeBron James' obvious flop following...

Cavaliers’ Dahntay Jones suspended for Game 4

As punishment for striking Toronto Raptors center Bismark Biyombo in the groin during Game 3, Dahntay Jones will be out of commission for the Cleveland Cavaliers in...
Tyronn Lue

Tyronn Lue laments not calling enough plays for LeBron James

It would have been hard to stop the Toronto Raptors Saturday night, but Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue thinks he could have made a difference by...
Jonas Valanciunas

Jonas Valanciunas ‘doubtful’ to play Game 4

Toronto Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas is still significantly hampered by the ankle injury that has kept him out of the last seven games and isn't likely to...
DeMar DeRozan

DeMar DeRozan not recognized at Air Canada Centre, security calls for backup

Toronto Raptors star shooting guard DeMar DeRozan wasn't recognized by a security guard Sunday at Air Canada Centre, who called for backup after failing to be convinced...
Jonas Valanciunas

Jonas Valanciunas ‘progressing,’ remains doubtful for Game 3

The Toronto Raptors need all hands on deck to stop the Cleveland Cavaliers from sweeping the Eastern Conference Finals, but Jonas Valanciunas isn't likely to play in...
Cavaliers matching suits

Cleveland radio host Ken Carman rips into national Cavaliers’ narrative

The Cleveland Cavaliers have ripped through the Eastern Conference playoffs thus far, going 10-0 and looking like a sure thing to sweep the Toronto Raptors. That hasn't impressed...

Lil B says Warriors will beat Thunder, Kevin Durant ‘is still cursed’

The Golden State Warriors will be defeating the Oklahoma City Thunder in the 2016 Western Conference Finals. That's at least the take of Bay Area rapper Lil...

Russell Westbrook on Stephen Curry: ‘Nothing I haven’t seen’

Russell Westbrook doesn't seem to think Stephen Curry is special. Speaking to reporters on Monday, the Oklahoma City Thunder point guard made light of what his Golden State...

Hassan Whiteside will not play in Game 7

Hassan Whiteside remains out of commission for the do-or-die Game 7. Whiteside could potentially be available for the Miami Heat if they can get past the Toronto Raptors...

Report: Hassan Whiteside has first degree MCL sprain

The Miami Heat haven't been forthcoming about Hassan Whiteside and the severity of  his knee injury. However, Ethan Skolnick of the Miami Herald reports the center has been...

Heat’s Hassan Whiteside officially ruled out of Game 4

The Miami Heat will be without Hassan Whiteside for Game 4, as he recovers from a sprained MCL suffered in Game 3. https://twitter.com/MiamiHEAT/status/729692640103571456 This would be a much tougher...
Cavaliers

Cavaliers break NBA Playoff record for 3-pointers in a single series

In just three games, the Cleveland Cavaliers have broken an NBA record for most three-point baskets made in a single playoff series. The NBA announced this incredible feat...
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6 underrated players showcasing themselves in the NBA Playoffs

Most of the talk surrounding this year's NBA Playoffs has involved injuries and blowouts. There's been a lack of drama in the second season, and some of...

WATCH: Kyle Lowry drains half-court shot to force overtime

Kyle Lowry had a really frustrating night until he pulled off a half-court shot to tie the game for the Toronto Raptors against the Miami Heat, sending...

8 most important players for the second round of the NBA Playoffs

Now that the second round of the NBA Playoffs have officially started, the lack of drama we saw in the initial round promises to give way to...