Big changes, they are coming for the Milwaukee Bucks.
It's hardly a revelation that the Golden State Warriors face an awesome task trying to beat the Los Angeles Clippers in the Western Conference playoffs without center Andrew Bogut. A lot of experts are already saying Golden State doesn't have a chance.
Forget the Showtime Lakers or the Sacramento Kings of past decades.
As the Sixers gear up for the NBA Draft in June, 16 teams begin their quest for a championship. The playoffs start Saturday afternoon, when the Raptors and Nets meet in their first-round matchup at 12:30 p.m. EDT.
EL SEGUNDO, Calif.-Many times during his seven seasons in Los Angeles, Pau Gasol wondered if his last day as a Los Angeles Laker had come.
LOS ANGELES-Blake Griffin stood with his back against the wall at the Los Angeles Clippers' practice facility Thursday, his answers thoughtful when he talked about the Golden State Warriors.
John Wall talks as fast as he plays. That makes him entertaining to be around, even when the ball gets thrown out of bounds, or when the sentences come out a bit funky.
LOS ANGELES-Just kidding!
LOS ANGELES-Pick a champion, any champion.
Upsetting the Los Angeles Clippers would have been a tall order even if the Warriors had their #fullsquad. Without starting center Andrew Bogut, getting out of the first round of the NBA playoffs feels like a pipe dream.
Within 24 hours of failing to land Dwight Howard, the improvising Mavericks on July 5th and 6th reached contract agreements with their prospective new starting backcourt.
A capsulized look at the Western Conference playoff matchups.
When Mike Conley pulled down the rebound with 6.7 seconds left in overtime against the Dallas Mavericks, the Grizzlies down by one, Conley looked toward head coach Dave Joerger on the Memphis bench.
A capsulized look at the four first-round series in the Eastern Conference.
LOS ANGELES-Pau Gasol survived so many trade rumors over the years, including the one that really wasn't fabricated (David Stern, December 2011).
The Hawks made the playoffs, which means the team that has no real chance to win the NBA title or probably even a postseason series will not be in the draft lottery or draft higher than 15th (barring a trade).
The Heat have been met with little resistance in the first round of the playoffs the past three seasons, winning 12 of 14 games.
They didn't always play hard for him, and at times they didn't seem to understand him. But with Mike Brown's future in limbo, multiple Cavaliers players lined up one by one the past few days to defend their first-year coach.
The 431 assists, tied for seventh-most by a center in NBA history and making him the first center to lead his team since David Robinson in 1994, are nice. So are the career-high 5.4 assists per game, the highest mark by a center since Sam Lacey's 5.7 in 1979-80.
The long, difficult season showed on the faces of Utah Jazz coach Tyrone Corbin and leading scorer Gordon Hayward.
The plan seemed simple to outsiders when the Phoenix Suns' season began.
Although one of the worst seasons in Los Angeles Lakers history mercifully ended Wednesday night in San Antonio, the drama around the 16-time NBA champions is never finished.
To say Sunday's playoff opener against the Charlotte Bobcats at AmericanAirlines Arena could be a breakthrough stands as the height of hyperbole. The Miami Heat, after all, have won the past 16 meetings.
The third-worst season in Boston Celtics history is over, leaving Danny Ainge with plenty of problems as he continues to rebuild the team.
Carmelo Anthony said he wants to stay in New York, and said he wants to win.