The Cavs finally lost a game, blowing a 21-point lead on Sunday at home to the Celtics. Most of the talk afterward, though, wasn't about whether Boston still has a chance -- it was about LeBron's poor performance. Incredibly, he still has doubters. More»
This year's NBA playoffs have been lacking in suspense, as the two best teams in the league -- the Cavs and Warriors -- seem to be on a collision course to meet in the NBA Finals for the third consecutive season. How can the playoffs be improved? More»
The Cleveland Cavaliers opened the Eastern Conference Finals in Boston with another resounding victory. And while LeBron delivered another masterpiece, the real story was Kevin Love, who will be crucial in the Cavs' title pursuit. More»
The top-seeded Boston Celtics are facing off against LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers in the Eastern Conference Finals, starting Wednesday. Can Danny Ainge's squad shock the nation and pull off an upset? More»
The NBA Draft lottery is always filled with excitement, great outfits, even better reactions and the potential for franchises to have their trajectory altered for better or worse. From the Celtics at No. 1 to Kings' "ransom," here's what we learned. More»
After trailing by as many as 25 points to the Spurs in Game 1, the Warriors went on an 18-0 run led by their two stars, eventually winning, 113-111. Steph Curry and Kevin Durant found their groove, and that's bad news for San Antonio. More»
While the Celtics franchise has 17 championships compared to just one for the Wizards -- which they won in 1978 as the Bullets -- Boston and Washington has emerged as the best rivalry in the East. It culminates Monday night's Game 7. More»
ESPN's "E:60" has moved to a permanent weekly Sunday timeslot at 9 a.m. ET. We chatted with co-host Jeremy Schaap about sports journalism, how it intertwines with the rest of the world, his own personal inspirations and more. More»
The Warriors head into Sunday's Western Conference Finals opener against the Spurs having won all eight of their playoff games. Can San Antonio stop them ... or at least slow them down? We answer the biggest questions of the series. More»
Without Kawhi Leonard for Game 6, some may have believed Spurs-Rockets would go seven. But San Antonio had other ideas, putting together its most complete game of the series and dismantling Houston on the road, 114-75. More»
If the Boston Celtics end up beating the Wizards and advancing to the Eastern Conference Finals, fans might have to thank one of their most hated rivals: Kobe Bryant. The former Laker star has been a mentor to Isaiah Thomas. More»
Edwin Encarnacion returned to the Rogers Centre on Monday for the first time since leaving the Blue Jays for the Indians. Blue Jays fans gave him a warm welcome, but it also served as a reminder of the work the franchise has to do to rebuild moving forward. More»
After getting swept by LeBron James and the Cavs in the second round of the playoffs, it's clear that the Toronto Raptors have reached their ceiling with what they have. Changes are coming, and Raptors GM Masai Ujiri must decide what direction to take the team in. More»
This weekend, Kristaps Porzingis' Twitter account posted a since-deleted update with the words "LA Clippers" and some smile emojis. He says he was hacked, but even if that's the case, the drama won't let up for the Knicks this summer. More»
While the Raptors played a little better at home in Game 3 in the Eastern Conference semifinals against the Cavaliers, they were no match for LeBron and Co. Cleveland hit shots at will, winning 115-94 to go up 3-0 in the series. More»
It has been a long basketball journey for P.J. Tucker, who had several stints playing overseas before making his first NBA playoffs appearance this year. After all this time, the 2006 second-round draft pick is now making an impact for the Toronto Raptors. More»
Tony Parker's injury will impact the Spurs, but not to the extent where it will be the deciding factor in this series, which illustrates how San Antonio has evolved into its next iteration built around the talent of Kawhi Leonard. More»
Mike D'Antoni's Phoenix Suns teams from a decade ago ushered in modern basketball. But those Suns teams were never successful in the postseason. Now, thanks to Daryl Morey's roster construction, he and the Rockets can make a run. More»
Isaiah Thomas' transformation into a playoff superstar was completed in Boston's 129-119 overtime home win against Washington on Tuesday that put them up 2-0 in the best-of-seven series. Fifty-three points. That's the tooth. More»
If Game 1 was any indication of what's to come in the Cavaliers-Raptors series, it's clear that the Cavs have little respect for this Toronto team: Cleveland barely broke a sweat with a 116-105 win. And LeBron almost drank a beer. More»
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