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Without Kevin Love, Cavs Need Another Level of Hero Ball from LeBron James

With Kyrie Irving traded, Isaiah Thomas never regaining form and Kevin Love missing a quarter of the season to injury, LeBron James has almost single-handedly carried the Cleveland Cavaliers all

Andre Iguodala Out for Game 6 vs. Rockets After Knee Injury

With their season on the line Saturday night, the Golden State Warriors will be without Andre Iguodala for the third straight game against the Houston Rockets in the Western Conference Finals...Read

Brad Stevens: Al Horford 'Outstanding' Despite Poor Stats in Game 6

Al Horford only scored six points in the Boston Celtics ' 109-99 Game 6 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday night, but head coach Brad Stevens isn't reading into the center's pedestrian

Rockets Raise $100K for Santa Fe Memorial Fund with Tickets to Watch Party

The Houston Rockets raised $100,000 for the Santa Fe Memorial Fund after selling out all 10,000 tickets for their Game 6 watch party at Toyota Center on Saturday night, according to the Houston

Patrick McCaw Will Return from Back Injury in Warriors' Game 6

The Golden State Warriors got a huge on-court boost when the Houston Rockets ruled out Chris Paul for Game 6 with a hamstring injury...Read the full article on Bleacher Report...

Kevin Love Ruled Out for Game 7 vs. Celtics with Concussion

The Cleveland Cavaliers announced Saturday that forward Kevin Love will not play in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals against the Boston Celtics on Sunday...Read the full article on Bleacher

NBA Mock Draft 2018: 1st-Round Projections and Prospects Shaking Up Stock Market

The players expected to be selected at the top of the 2018 NBA draft have been in the conversation for more than a year, but they aren't the only future professional stars in the news right now...Read

Report: Kings 'Exploring All Options' Including Trade with 2nd Pick in NBA Draft

The Sacramento Kings are reportedly "exploring all options" with the second overall pick in the 2018 NBA draft...Read the full article on Bleacher Report...

NBA Finals 2018: Odds and Predictions for Championship Series

It's been 39 years since both the NBA 's Eastern and Western Conference final series went the full seven games, but that's what will happen this year if the Golden State Warriors beat the Houston

Marcus Smart: Celtics Face a 'Dogfight' in Game 7 vs. Cavaliers

Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart said Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers is "not going to be pretty" after the Cavs' 109-99 victory Friday night forced the

NBA Finals 2018: Complete TV Schedule for Championship Series

LeBron James kept the Cleveland Cavaliers' season alive Friday, as he posted 46 points, 11 rebounds, nine assists and three steals in a 109-99 victory over the Boston Celtics in Game 6 of the Eastern

NBA Rumors: Rounding Up Latest Buzz on 2018 Free Agents and Team Draft Plans

As NBA conference finals competition heats up, the rest of the league continues to plan for the future. Front office executives ponder their draft plans and begin to target impending free

Golden State Is Turning into the OKC Warriors, and That's a Problem

The Golden State Warriors are in crisis mode. After averaging a league-high 29.3 assists per game this season, the Warriors notched just 14 in a stunning Game 4 loss to the Houston ...Read the full

NBA Playoff Schedule 2018: How to Watch NBA Finals on TV and Live Stream

The reigning NBA champion Golden State Warriors are on the brink of elimination heading into Game 6 of the Western Conference Finals against the Houston Rockets, who grabbed a 3-2 series lead with

Houston Rockets vs. Golden State Warriors: Game 6 Odds, NBA Betting Pick

The second-seeded Golden State Warriors hope to stave off elimination and force a Game 7 when they host the top-seeded Houston Rockets as double-digit favorites at the sportsbooks for Game 6 of the

LeBron James on Leg Injury: 'I Wasn't Coming Out' During Game 6 Win

Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James said he "wasn't coming out" during his team's 109-99 victory over the Boston Celtics in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Friday ...Read the full article

2018 NBA Mock Draft: Pro Comparisons and Predictions for Elite Guard Prospects

There's a strange-but-true link between evaluating both NBA draft prospects and musicians. All are highly specialized at their craft, to the point you'll never find two who are perfect clones...Read

'He Loves Those Moments': Does LeBron Have 1 More Season-Saving Effort in Him?

CLEVELAND — George Hill used to hate LeBron James . There's just something about James, a four-time MVP, rising up in the biggest of moments on the brightest of stages, producing ...Read the full

Raptors HC Rumors: Ettore Messina, Ime Udoka Interview for Open Job

The Toronto Raptors reportedly expanded their head-coaching search this week. According to ESPN.com's Adrian Wojnarowski , the Raptors interviewed San Antonio Spurs assistants ...Read the full article

Cavaliers vs. Celtics Odds: Boston Opens as 2-Point Favorite in Game 7

Given LeBron James has made it to seven consecutive NBA Finals and won five consecutive Game 7s (including one earlier this postseason), it would seem foolish to bet against him Sunday night...Read