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In Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals, Kyrie Irving had a performance for the ages that has put the Cleveland Cavaliers on the brink of their third straight Finals appearance. He put on an exhibition of offensive excellence against the Boston Celtics , scoring a playoff career-high 42 points, 2…
24 May 2017
Let's imagine a nightmare: The Cavs, winners of 10 straight playoff games, are rolling toward the NBA Finals again. They look like they might defend their title.
24 May 2017
Kyrie Irving is probably going to wake up and feel quite a bit of pain in the morning. In the midst of a flurry of drives, acrobatic lay-ups, and disrespectful three point field goals, Irving twisted his ankle.
24 May 2017
The Cleveland Cavaliers have taken a 3-1 lead over the Boston Celtics in a game that was much closer than the final score suggested. The toughness of the Celtics was once again on display, as the wine and gold had to overcome a ton of adversity to come away with the much needed win.
24 May 2017
McRoberts has exercised his opt-in to return to the Heat for $6 million next season, agent Mike Conley told the Palm Beach Post on Tuesday. It's the final season of the four-year, $22 million contract he signed with Miami in the summer of 2014 - the same summer the organization lost LeBron James to…
23 May 2017
We rounded up the shooting guard position last week , examining Tony Snell's surprising rise, Vaughn's frustrating regression and the hype stylings of Jason Terry. Today, we look at the Bucks ' "core".
22 May 2017
Kyle Singler, right, started twice for the Thunder this season but didn't play at all in 50 games. [PHOTO BY NATE BILLINGS, THE OKLAHOMAN] Kyle Singler played in 32 games for the Thunder this season and averaged 12 minutes.
11 May 2017
So far this postseason, Kyrie Irving is averaging 23.8 points and 5.8 assists per game, which is good. However, he's only doing it on 39.9 percent shooting from the field and 28.1 percent from three , which is not so good.
10 May 2017
Our Thunder a Day in the Month of May series continues today with Kyle Singler, the much-maligned forward. Here is Singler's report card on the 2016-17 season: 3-POINT SHOOTING: F. Singler took 37 3-point shots this season.
10 May 2017
The Salt Lake Tribune) Utah Jazz guard Rodney Hood defended by Golden State Warriors guard Ian Clark as the Utah Jazz host the Golden State Warriors in Game 3 of the second round, NBA playoff basketball in Salt Lake City, Saturday May 6, 2017. The Salt Lake Tribune) Utah Jazz guard Rodney Hood defen…
10 May 2017
On today's episode, host Chris Manning is joined by FTS' Mike Zavagno to breakdown the Cavs' defense so far in the playoffs and Kyrie Irving's play against the Raptors . For those who were wondering, every episode of 'Locked on Cavaliers' is now available on iTunes and on Stitcher.
9 May 2017
Every Cavs fan will remember the moment for the rest of their lives: Game 7 of the NBA Finals, all tied up, one minute left. It was an identical situation to one kids have played out in America's driveways millions of times.
9 May 2017
The Salt Lake Tribune) Utah Jazz guard Rodney Hood defended by Golden State Warriors guard Ian Clark as the Utah Jazz host the Golden State Warriors in Game 3 of the second round, NBA playoff basketball in Salt Lake City, Saturday May 6, 2017.
8 May 2017
Kyrie Irving didn't have a great shooting series against the Raptors, and unfortunately, his shot hasn't looked great over the course of the playoffs. Irving is shooting 39.9 percent from the field and 28.1 percent from three for what makes a pretty ghastly shot chart.
8 May 2017
After exceeding expectations the previous year, the Trail Blazers entered the 2016-17 season with hopes of moving up the NBA's pecking order. Those hopes were in the rearview mirror by midseason, however, as an exposed Portland squad stumbled out to a 23-31 record before shipping Mason Plumlee to De…
6 May 2017
Kyrie Irving is always going to look for his shot. Asking Irving not to score is like asking Richard Jefferson to quit Snapchat - it's just not going to happen.
5 May 2017
Miami Heat's Shane Battier is all smiles with one of 21 Miami Central High School students surprised with a four-year college scholarship. Retired Miami Heat star Shane Battier gave nearly two dozen South Florida high school students ear-to-ear smiles on Thursday with the ultimate gift: college educ…
4 May 2017
In a twist on national signing day for college-bound athletes, Miami-Dade schools are putting on a show for students committing to academic scholarships. Hialeah High hosted a ceremony for its top students on Thursday.
4 May 2017
The former Miami Heat forward who was part of the franchise's last two NBA championships and now serves as a member of the front office in charge of analytics surprised 21 high school sophomores at Miami Central High with fully paid four-year college scholarships. The scholarships require the studen…
4 May 2017
The subject of Kyrie Irving's style of play has always been a point of contention among fans. Most other score-first point guards are the primary option of their team, therefore their production is viewed as a necessity.
3 May 2017
Well, the Cavaliers have certainly made an impression to start Game 1 of Cavaliers-Raptors. A Kyle Lowry turnover got Kyrie Irving and LeBron James running and they capped the fast break in ridiculous style.
2 May 2017
The WNBA released a video Monday featuring a number of NBA stars saying why they watch the WNBA. In the video, players such as Cavs guard Kyrie Irving , Warriors guard Stephen Curry and Wolves forward Karl-Anthony Towns say why they are going to watch the WNBA's stars put in work this summer.
1 May 2017
He'd skate through defenses, moving with incredible pace and precision. He'd rub off screens and create the tiniest of windows to launch shots without a thought.
1 May 2017
The Utah Jazz are on the road Sunday for a decisive Game 7 against the Los Angeles Clippers that will determine which team advances to face the Golden State Warriors in the second round.
30 April 2017
The NBA has changed things up this season. Rather than announce this year's awards during the playoffs, it is holding an award show on June 26th to celebrate the past season.
27 April 2017
We'll start things off with a compliment. While Irving and Love both struggled at times during this series, they found ways to make an impact beyond just scoring.
27 April 2017
Apple Valley point guard Tre Jones definitely picked a great time to show how much he's improved in a year. Jones, the state's top Class of 2018 prospect, helped his Howard Pulley AAU team finish 3-1 to start the Nike Elite Youth Basketball League season in Hampton, Va.
24 April 2017
The Salt Lake Tribune) Utah Jazz guard Rodney Hood gets to the basket during the Jazz versus Clippers NBA playoff game at Viviint Smart Home arena in Salt Lake City Sunday April 23, 2017. The Salt Lake Tribune) Utah Jazz guard Rodney Hood gets to the basket during the Jazz versus Clippers NBA playof…
24 April 2017
The current playoff formula has called for J.J. Redick to "give yourself up" so the overall success of the Clippers can be achieved. Redick finds himself under those conditions because the Utah Jazz have made a concerted effort to contain the Clippers' shooting guard in the first two games of the fi…
20 April 2017
The Salt Lake Tribune) Utah Jazz guard George Hill runs past LA Clippers guard Raymond Felton and LA Clippers forward Luc Mbah a Moute during Game 2 of the Western Conference at the Staples Center Tuesday, April 18, 2017. The Salt Lake Tribune) Utah Jazz guard George Hill runs past LA Clippers guard…
19 April 2017
Kyrie Irving continues to etch his place as an all-time great Cavaliers , and when he crossed the 19-point threshold, he passed Mark Price to move to second on the all-time leaderboard for Cavalier playoff scoring. LeBron is currently the all-time leader for the franchise, with 3,266 points going in…
18 April 2017
If the Heat doesn't land an All-Star this summer and instead keeps mostly the same team, here's a question: How will Justise Winslow be incorporated? This staff undoubtedly will find a way to utilize his skills, and Winslow's defensive acumen would have helped many times this season. But it's diffic…
17 April 2017
Paul George scored 17 of his 27 points in the opening quarter.
11 April 2017
LeBron James scored 34 points, Kyrie Irving dropped 24.
1 April 2017
Add another first for Russell Westbrook - a triple-double without missing a shot.
23 March 2017
Chandler has two years, $26.8 million left on his contract.
17 March 2017
One of the most decorated and celebrated players in Duke history can now call himself a Hall-of-Famer as Jay Williams was announced as a member of the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame’s Class of 2017 on Wednesday. Williams is the sixth member of the Duke men’s basketball progr…
8 March 2017
Pitt announcer, former Duke two-sport star to be recognized during New York Life ACC Tournament BROOKLYN, N.Y. – University of Pittsburgh basketball radio analyst Dick Groat is this year’s recipient of the Marvin “Skeeter” Francis Award presented by the Atlantic Coast Sports…
7 March 2017
Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 24 points, and Tony Snell had 18 of his season-high 21 in the first half.
7 March 2017
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope scored 13 of his 26 points in Detroit's dominating third quarter.
5 March 2017
James Harden thought that was lazy defense.
2 March 2017
Did anyone really threaten a Warriors/Cavaliers finals with their moves? Sorry Toronto, but no.
27 February 2017
Carmelo Anthony made a jumper with 0.3 seconds left to give the New York Knicks a 110-109 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday night.
26 February 2017
It took 77 NBA D-League regular season games of domination for a NBA organization to finally give Quinn Cook a shot.  According to NBA D-League expert Chris Reichert, Cook is expected to sign a 10-day contract with the Dallas Mavericks this weekend. The Dallas Mavericks are plann…
25 February 2017
Not shockingly, the Kings and Sixers on the wrong side of this ledger.
24 February 2017
I love this trade for Dallas, but they have to re-sign Noel this summer.
23 February 2017
There will be trades today. Unexpected m.oves Probably not the big names fans are hoping to see. The offers for Carmelo Anthony have been so poor that as much as Phil Jackson wants to move ‘Melo he can’t take those. Indiana isn’t eager to trade Paul George, same with Chicago and Ji…
23 February 2017
How would Okafor fit in Chicago?
23 February 2017
The Pacers likely don't trade him at the deadline, but if they can't get him help on the roster this summer could be a different story.
22 February 2017
With offers being so poor, why didn't the Kings wait until the draft/summer and try again?
20 February 2017