3:27 AM EDT, Mon April 24, 2017
CSN Chicago 3 hours ago
Isaiah Thomas carries Celtics at critical times to save series against Bulls

Isaiah Thomas carries Celtics at critical times to save series against Bulls

The Celtics season was unraveling, and their face of the franchise was stumbling down the stretch. The opposing Bulls had used a 40-18 run spanning
Chicago Tribune 3 hours ago

Jimmy and the Butlerettes can't overcome deeper, more talented Celtics

For a late third-quarter stretch of the Bulls' biggest game in years, a 104-95 loss Sunday to the Celtics, their lineup consisted of names coach Fred Hoiberg appeared to pick out of a hat. Jimmy Butler. Isaiah Canaan. Paul Zipser. Joffrey Lauvergne. Michael Carter-Williams. In the franchise's most...
CSN Chicago 4 hours ago

Fast Break Morning Update: Celtics even up series with Bulls

In today's edition of the Fast Break Morning Update, the Celtics evened up their first-round series with the Bulls at 2-2 following a Game 4 win.
Pippen Aint Easy 5 hours ago

2017 NBA Playoffs: Chicago Bulls vs. Boston Celtics Game 4 Analysis

The Chicago Bulls hosted the Boston Celtics on Sunday looking to take a commanding 3-1 series lead in Game 4. The Bulls then proceeded to lay a dud of a performance. In Game 4 of their series on Sunday, the Boston Celtics tripped up the Chicago Bulls, winning 104-95 at the United Center. Scottie Pippen,...
CSN Chicago 6 hours ago

Bulls comeback falls flat as Celtics tie series at 2-2

The Bulls erased a 20-point decifit in the third, but their comeback eventually fell flat as the Celtics won Game 4, 104-95, to tie the series.
Plain Dealer 11 hours ago
LeBron James, Cavs sweep Pacers out of playoffs in 106-102 Game 4 triumph

LeBron James, Cavs sweep Pacers out of playoffs in 106-102 Game 4 triumph

LeBron James and the Cavaliers swept the Indiana Pacers in the first round after winning 106-102 in Game 4 Sunday.
Plain Dealer 13 hours ago

Kevin Love finds LeBron James with another touchdown pass in Game 4

Kevin Love connected with LeBron James on a touchdown outlet pass in game 4 against Indiana.
Plain Dealer 11 hours ago

LeBron James sinks clutch 3-pointer to give Cavaliers late lead in Game 4

LeBron James made his only 3-pointer of Game 4 with just over a minute remaining to give the Cavaliers a win against Indiana.
Plain Dealer 12 hours ago

LeBron James gets chase-down block on Thaddeus Young in Game 4

LeBron James delivered one of his patented chase-down blocks against Indiana in Game 4.
Plain Dealer 13 hours ago

Deron Williams uses LeBron James as a decoy, gets wide-open layup in Game 4

Deron Williams faked a pass to LeBron James that led to a wide-open layup in the second quarter.
The Republican 1 hour ago
Isaiah Thomas 'unfathomable' while saving Game 4 -- and maybe Boston Celtics season

Isaiah Thomas 'unfathomable' while saving Game 4 -- and maybe Boston Celtics season

CHICAGO -- The series is now tied.  That simple fact fails to address all the oddities it took to reach the most important stretch of the series so far, the end of the third quarter Sunday night, when the Boston Celtics trailed the...
The Republican 6 hours ago

Isaiah Thomas takes over critical third quarter, Boston Celtics overcome Chicago Bulls in Game 4, 104-95

CHICAGO -- Isaiah Thomas has saved the Boston Celtics so many times this season, but never like this, with a 2-1 series deficit, with his team crumbling, with an elimination game beckoning if he couldn't lift his club out of trouble. After a...
Inquisitr 5 hours ago

Isaiah Thomas Makes First Public Statement About Sister Chyna Thomas’ Death

Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas remained silent about the death of 22-year-old sister’s, Chyna Thomas, but it was no secret that her death took an emotional toll on the father of two. In a recent report, it was indicated that Thomas struggled to perform during the Celtic’s first game of 2017....
Chicago Tribune 4 hours ago

Isaiah Thomas on his performance in Celtics' Game 4 win over Bulls

Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas reacts after his performance in the Game 4 in against the Bulls on Sunday, April 23, 2017. (Teddy Greenstein/Chicago Tribune)
Chicago Tribune 3 hours ago

Basketball court becomes a refuge for grieving Isaiah Thomas

Before Isaiah Thomas stepped to the podium Sunday, a Celtics media-relations official requested questions that pertained only to basketball. Thomas did not want to address the death of his younger sister, Chyna, who perished on the eve of this Bulls-Celtics series. But real life bleeds into basketball....
NBA 6 hours ago
Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert returns to lineup for Game 4

Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert returns to lineup for Game 4

After missing all but 11 seconds of the first round, Rudy Gobert was declared good to go for Game 4 against the Clippers.
Deseret Morning News 5 hours ago

Rudy Gobert's returned to the Jazz starting lineup. Here's how Jazz fans reacted

Jazz fans take to Twitter to rejoice in Rudy Gobert's return from a knee injury in Game 4 of Jazz vs Clippers.
Deseret Morning News 5 hours ago

Rudy Gobert's returned to the Jazz starting lineup. Here's how fans reacted

Jazz fans take to Twitter to rejoice in Rudy Gobert's return from a knee injury in Game 4 of Jazz vs Clippers.
NBA 12 hours ago

Utah Jazz's Rudy Gobert could return for Game 4

The Western Conference first-round matchup between the Jazz and Clippers could have a revolving-door feel Sunday for Game 4, with Blake Griffin out and Rudy Gobert possibly back in.
Red Sox reliever Matt Barnes ejected after pitch near head of Orioles' Manny Machado

Red Sox reliever Matt Barnes ejected after pitch near head of Orioles' Manny Machado

Boston Red Sox reliever Matt Barnes was ejected from Sunday’s game at Camden Yards after a 90-mph pitch went behind the head of Orioles third baseman Manny Machado and hit his bat. Machado found himself in another firestorm this week after a perceived late slide into second base Friday night that...
Baltimore Sun 10 hours ago

Red Sox reliever Matt Barnes ejected after pitch nearly hits head of Orioles' Manny Machado

Boston Red Sox reliever Matt Barnes was ejected from Sunday’s game at Camden Yards after a 90-mph pitch went behind the head of Orioles third baseman Manny Machado and hit his bat. Machado found himself in another firestorm this week after a perceived late slide into second base Friday night that...
CSN MidAtlantic 9 hours ago

Matt Barnes ejected after throwing at Manny Machado’s head

Red Sox reliever Matt Barnes threw at Manny Machados head on Sunday, seemingly exacting revenge for Machados slide into Dustin Pedroia on Friday.
Los Angeles Times 1 hour ago
Opportunity to win Game 4 might be one the Clippers regret not taking

Opportunity to win Game 4 might be one the Clippers regret not taking

If this season ends at the same stage as the last, the Clippers will look back on Sunday night and ask themselves, “What if …?” What if they had closed out Game 4 of their opening-round playoff series against the Utah Jazz? What if they had made a basket or two over a crucial three-minute stretch...
Deseret Morning News 7 hours ago

Live coverage: Utah Jazz take on LA Clippers in Game 4 at Vivint Arena

The Clippers lead the series 2-1 and could take a commanding lead with Game 5 to be played in Los Angeles, but the Clippers...
Inquisitr 1 hour ago

Late Scoring Run Propels Jazz Over Clippers

The Utah Jazz defeated the Los Angeles Clippers, 105-98 on Sunday, evening their series back up at two games a piece as a result. Following a game-winning basket he hit at the end of game four, it was Joe Johnson who once again had the Clippers taking notice. Coming off the bench, Johnson notched a...
Sun Herald 3 hours ago

Johnson scores 28, Jazz beat Clippers 105-98 to even series

Joe Johnson scored 28 points, and the Utah Jazz beat the Los Angeles Clippers 105-98 on Sunday night to tie their first-round playoff series at 2-all. Johnson, who hit the …
The Dream Shake 9 hours ago
Rockets gut out win over Thunder to go up 3-1

Rockets gut out win over Thunder to go up 3-1

The Rockets still didn’t play great, but they’re leaving Oklahoma City with a big lead in the series anyway. It wasn’t exactly pretty, but the Houston Rockets gutted out a 113-109 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder to take a commanding 3-1 lead in their first-round playoff series. Nene finished with 28 points and 10 rebounds on a perfect 12-12 from the field and brought some much-needed physicality and attitude to a Houston team that was being pushed around early on in the game. With many of the Rockets struggling, it was his spirited play that made the difference in the win...
Thunderous Intentions 13 hours ago

OKC Thunder Public Enemy Number One – Patrick Beverley

Role Entering the playoffs many OKC Thunder fans shuddered to think of a certain Rockets guard with a infamous past at the Peake. The question remains, is Patrick Beverley a pest or a punk? While the OKC Thunder prepared for their first round playoff series...
NBA 3 hours ago

Russell Westbrook goes on rant defending Oklahoma Thunder teammates

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Thunder guard Russell Westbrook went on a rant defending his teammates after Sunday's 113-109 loss to the Houston Rockets.
San Francisco Chronicle 8 hours ago
Warriors’ Kevin Durant still questionable for Game 4

Warriors’ Kevin Durant still questionable for Game 4

The eight-time All-Star is questionable, a team spokesman told The Chronicle. Durant, who has now missed two straight games with a left calf strain, appears to be almost completely healthy. Additionally, Shaun Livingston (right index finger sprain) and Matt Barnes (right ankle/foot sprain) are questionable for Game 4. The Blazers announced Sunday that center Jusuf Nurkic, who returned from a fractured right leg for Game 3, has been ruled out for Game 4.
San Francisco Chronicle 9 hours ago

Portland’s Jusuf Nurkic ruled out for Game 4

Trail Blazers center Jusuf Nurkic has been ruled out for Game 4 of the first round against the Warriors, Portland head coach Terry Stotts told reporters Sunday. Nurkic returned from a fractured right leg for Game 3 on Saturday, finishing with two points, 11 rebounds and four assists in 17 minutes. Kevin...
Golden State Of Mind 27 mins ago

Warriors vs. Blazers Game 4 preview: Time for Golden State to sweep the series with Steve Kerr out

Steve Kerr out, as is Jusuf Nurkic for the Blazers. Kevin Durant, Livingston, and Barnes all questionable. What: Round 1, Game 4 (Warriors lead series 3-0) When: Monday, 7:30 p.m. PT Where: Moda Center, Portland, OR TV: TNT Blog buddy: Blazer’s Edge With just one more win needed to seal a trip to...
CSN Washington 14 hours ago
John Wall says Hawks' Dennis Schroder guarding him full court doesn't bother him one bit

John Wall says Hawks' Dennis Schroder guarding him full court doesn't bother him one bit

Dennis Schroder again had little luck guarding John Wall in Game 3 on Saturday night, as the Wizards All-Star went off for 29 points in
Bullets Forever 7 hours ago

Dennis Schroder reached out to John Wall about working out this summer

Hawks point guard Dennis Schroder and John Wall have been in an intense matchup during the first round of the playoffs. Here’s just one dunk where Wall dunked on Schroder in transition in Game 2 and stared him down afterwards: Despite the beef on the court between the two, Schroder wants to train...
CSN Washington 7 hours ago

NBA Playoffs 2017 Wizards vs. Hawks Game 4: TV, live stream and radio info, things to watch

John Wall, Bradley Beal and the Washington Wizards battle Dwight Howard, Paul Millsap and the Atlanta Hawks in Game 4 of their first round series in the 2017 NBA
Memphis Commercial-Appeal 14 hours ago
Spurs must regroup heading into 'pivotal' Game 5 vs. Grizzlies

Spurs must regroup heading into 'pivotal' Game 5 vs. Grizzlies

Spurs players say others have to step up to complement Kawhi Leonard in series vs. Grizzlies        
Canis Hoopus 15 hours ago

NBA Playoffs Day 9: Heating Up

The Intensity of the NBA Playoffs is Ratcheting Up First of all, let’s take a moment to talk about the insane game that happened last night between the Memphis Grizzlies and San Antonio Spurs. Kawhi Leonard, Mike Conley, and Marc Gasol all had incredibly clutch moments and the Grizzlies ended up...
Beale Street Bears 15 hours ago

Memphis Grizzlies Game 4 Recap: Gasol, Conley and Harrison Save the Season

Because of the late-game heroics of Andrew Harrison and Marc Gasol, the Memphis Grizzlies hold off Kawhi Leonard’s San Antonio Spurs to tie the series. The Memphis Grizzlies were honestly in the worst predicament last night. 22 turnovers. Seven turnovers from their All-Star, Marc Gasol. Vintage Tony...
CSN Washington 4 hours ago
Daniel Murphy strikes again vs. Mets with second career grand slam

Daniel Murphy strikes again vs. Mets with second career grand slam

If you cant be with them  beat them.That seems to be the slogan Daniel Murphy has lived by since leaving the Mets in 2015.Tonights game
New York Daily News 4 hours ago

Daniel Murphy grand slam dooms Mets in 6-3 loss to Nationals

Ten minutes. That is how long it took for the Mets' chances of salvaging the final game of their series against the Nationals to plummet
Daily Thunder 12 hours ago
Rockets vs. Thunder: Game 4 Primer

Rockets vs. Thunder: Game 4 Primer

Perception. The interpretation of a “what if” reality. To many in the media, the feeling is the Houston Rockets should be up 3-0. If James Harden had hit one of the two threes he
The Dream Shake 11 hours ago

Game thread: Rockets vs. Thunder - Game 4

The Rockets look to take a commanding series lead today in OKC. The Rockets take on the Thunder today in OKC for Game 4 of the first-round of the playoffs. Houston is up 2-1, but have yet to really play a complete game. I’d like to see one from them today to take command of the series, because going...
Bullets Forever 8 hours ago
Wizards vs. Hawks Game 4 preview: Washington hopes to head home with series in hand

Wizards vs. Hawks Game 4 preview: Washington hopes to head home with series in hand

The Wizards lead the Hawks 2-1 in their first round playoff series and hope to come back to Verizon Center on Wednesday with a 3-1 series lead. Here’s the preview: Game Info When: Monday, April 24, at 8 p.m EST. Where: Philips Arena, Atlanta, Georgia TV: TNT, CSN Mid-Atlantic (D.C. area), Fox Sports Southeast (Atlanta area) Injury Report Wizards: Ian Mahinmi is day to day with a calf injury, but Scott Brooks said he will not play in Game 4 and has not practiced with the team. Otto Porter is expected to play after suffering an injury in Game 3. Hawks: The Hawks are expected to have their...
CSN Washington 11 hours ago

Report: Hawks' Dennis Schroder asked John Wall to work out with him after NBA Playoffs

John Wall and Dennis Schroder have had some intense battles over the years and some beef, as well. Currently, they are locked in
Grizzle Bear Blues 10 hours ago
2017 NBA Playoffs: Grizzlies-Spurs Game Five start time announced

2017 NBA Playoffs: Grizzlies-Spurs Game Five start time announced

On to the next one. In the wake of one of the greatest wins in the history of the Memphis Grizzlies franchise, the NBA today decided to be a buzzkill and remind us all that the series is not over. In fact, it has only just begun, as the Grizzlies and San Antonio Spurs are now essentially in a best-of-three series to see who will advance to the second round of the 2017 NBA Playoffs. Game Five is set for Tuesday night at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, and the game will begin at 8:00 PM CT. The game will air nationally on NBATV. Fox Sports Southeast will carry the local broadcast, and 92.9 FM...

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