6:10 PM EDT, Fri May 22, 2015
Houston Chronicle 7 hours ago

Five things we learned in the Rockets’ Game 2 loss to the Warriors

Warriors 99, Rockets 98 James Harden had 6.9 seconds left to work with when he grabbed the game’s final rebound. With the Warriors out of position, that might have been enough time. He used just two of those seconds before he picked up his dribble and gave up the ball. A great ball handler and […]
San Francisco Chronicle 2 hours ago

James Harden is not happy, possibly cursed by Twitter rapper

Is James Harden cursed? Probably not. He dominated the floor last night, scoring 38 points during the Rockets’ Game 2 loss to the Warriors. Is James Harden upset? Probably. A few chairs and an Oracle Arena curtain can attest to that. Harden had a potential game-winner at his fingertips with the Rockets...
The Dream Shake 5 hours ago

Rapid Reaction: Comeback falls shorts, Rockets fall in 0-2 hole

James Harden and Dwight Howard shine but Rockets come up just short in Game 2. Oh man. I mean… Let’s just…I don't know. Maybe, lets just take a moment. Ok, now that I’ve had that moment, lets get into the game. James Harden was brilliant once again. Dwight Howard showed just how tough he was...
Silver Screen and Roll 3 hours ago

Mitch Kupchak says Kobe Bryant 'indicated' he will retire after 2015-2016 season

The end of Kobe Bryant's playing career could be very soon. The Los Angeles Lakers are headed toward a new era, but general manager Mitch Kupchak does not anticipate Kobe Bryant will stick around beyond the final year of his contract. "He has indicated to me that this is it," Kupchak told Sirius XM NBA Radio on Thursday. The 2015-2016 season could be the last ride for Bryant and the Lakers. This isn't the first time Kupchak has alluded to Bryant's contract being the end of the line for the five-time NBA Champion. Kupchak gave a similar quote to NBA.com's David Aldridge in December, again...

Kyrie Irving questionable for Game 2

Kyrie Irving will not participate in today's shoot around and is questionable for tonight's Game 2. The Cleveland Cavaliers may be down another man tonight, as point guard Kyrie Irving is listed questionable for tonight's game. He will not participate in today's shoot around and will instead undergo further medical evaluation. The Cavs' updated Irving's status in a press release: Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving will not attend the team's shoot around this morning in Atlanta in order to undergo additional evaluation with head team physician Dr. Richard Parker. After continuing his treatment...
Columbus Dispatch 5 hours ago

NBA: Cavs' Irving misses shootaround, questionable for Game 2

ATLANTA -- Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving skipped the morning shootaround today before Game 2 of the Eastern Conference final to get further evaluation on his ailing left knee.
Plain Dealer 3 hours ago
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DeMarre Carroll a "game-time decision" against Cavaliers, but Kent Bazemore expects to start and guard LeBron James

Kent Bazemore said he expects to start and guard LeBron James in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals.
Plain Dealer 5 hours ago

Cleveland Cavaliers Pre-game Scribbles about Kyrie Irving, LeBron James and tonight's officials -- Terry Pluto (photos)

if Kyrie Irving indeed has a significant injury, even more burden falls on LeBron James.
SLC Dunk 1 hour ago

NBA Draft 2015: Six reasons why the Utah Jazz having the #12 draft pick is a good thing

Why winning the lottery wasn't in the plans for Dennis Lindsey and company Three nights ago we saw the inevitable results of statistical probability at the NBA Draft lottery. It is already shaping up to be a historically significant lottery because it's the first time since 2004 that the team with the highest chances to win the lottery actually did it. The #1 pick goes to the Minnesota Timberwolves who had a 25.0% to claim their right to prima rookta. And since the lottery started in 1985, this will be just the fourth time this has EVER happened. (1988 Danny Manning, 1990 Derrick Coleman,...
Houston Chronicle 5 hours ago

The Sports Update: Feigen, Dial Creech on Rockets’ Game 2 loss

Chronicle Rockets writers Jonathan Feigen and Jenny Dial Creech break down the Rockets’ Game 2 loss to the Warriors in the Western Conference Final.
Silver Screen and Roll 5 hours ago

Lakers huge NBA Draft lottery win takes over top 5 stories of the week

The Lakers came away as the biggest winners on lottery night. Here are the top Lakers stories since the momentous turn of events. 1. The Los Angeles Lakers won the second overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft on lottery night, turning a franchise-worst season into a potential era-defining moment. After two of the most disappointing seasons in Lakers' history, the team is heading in a new direction, giving fans plenty of reason to feel joy once again. Finally, relief. 2. Draft analysts immediately took to publishing fresh mock drafts once the draft order was set. The initial reaction is the...
Liberty Ballers 7 hours ago

Philadelphia 76ers Top Stories Of The Week

The best Sixers stories on the web this week, centered around a lottery party with awesome turnout and a lottery with mixed results. 1. Obviously, the big story of the week comes from the NBA Draft Lottery. The Sixers ended up keeping their third spot in the draft order, and did not obtain picks from Miami or LA. They are currently slated to have up to four selections next year. 2. Unless you've been living under a rock, we co-promoted, along with the Rights to Ricky Sanchez podcast and Spike Eskin, the Second Annual Draft Lottery Party. It was Michael Levin's first, and he put together...
Plain Dealer 1 hour ago
Read what Cleveland Cavaliers fans are saying prior to Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals

Read what Cleveland Cavaliers fans are saying prior to Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals

Cavaliers fans are getting pumped for Friday's Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals in Atlanta vs. the Hawks. Here is a taste of what they are saying on Twitter.

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Meyers Leonard 'made great strides' in his 3rd year: You be the Trail Blazers GM

Our You be the GM roundtable analyzes Meyers Leonard's breakout third season in the NBA.
Bolts look to match Rangers intensity for Game 4

Bolts look to match Rangers intensity for Game 4

TampaBayLightning.com's Michelle Gingras reports after morning skate from Amalie Arena on Friday as the Tampa Bay Lightning seek a 3-1 series lead on the New York Rangers.
Plain Dealer 1 hour ago

LeBron James is "Superman" because he's still standing after nearly 43,000 career minutes

The durability of LeBron James is even more noticeable this season with all the injuries around him.

Warriors finally slowed — plane to Houston delayed in Oakland

The Warriors’ charter plane to Houston was delayed Friday, meaning the team won’t be able to put in an afternoon practice the day before Game 3 of the conference finals at the Toyota Center. The charter Delta Airlines jet used by the team had some mechanical issues, according to media reports. This adds some drama. #Warriors plane delayed in Oakland with mechanical issues. Instead of arriving in Houston at 3:30, now maybe 9pm. — Colin Resch (@colinresch) May 22, 2015 At first, reports surfaced that bad weather was to blame, or maybe a computer glitch. The plane was parked outside...
philly.com 2 hours ago

Stint in China makes it hard tell how good Mudiay is

So how good is Emmanuel Mudiay? NBA fans are scouring for game tapes and scouting reports to give you a breakdown of this draft mystery man. The 6-foot-5, 205-pound point guard is projected as a top-five pick in the June 25 draft, and could go as high as third to the 76ers.
News-Herald 3 hours ago
CLEVELAND CAVALIERS: Irving may miss Game 2 tonight

CLEVELAND CAVALIERS: Irving may miss Game 2 tonight

ATLANTA - Indications are that Kyrie Irving might miss Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals.He aggravated his injured left knee in Game 1 and was limited to just 27 minutes. He was held out of the Cavaliers' shootaround on May 22 as he met with team physician Dr. Richard Parker.Symptoms related to his left knee tendinitis had not diminished after Game 1.

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    Dwight Howard puts team before body despite undesirable Game 2 result

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