3:07 PM EDT, Sun April 19, 2015
Fear The Sword 5 hours ago

LeBron James: "It's the postseason. We have a chance."

LeBron James talks to Dave McMenamin for ESPN's Sunday Conversation. Today is the day LeBron James puts on a uniform and starts to work his way towards a hopeful spot in the NBA Finals. He's been there four years in a row. Except this year he will be wearing a Cleveland Cavaliers uniform. Telling ESPN's Dave McMenamin that his patience has been tested this season more than any point in his career, James seems at ease, and comfortable. He says the Cavs have a chance to win the whole thing. I think Cavs fans, somewhat fairly, have held James at arms' length this season. It's hard to get...
CelticsBlog 5 hours ago

Win Or Lose To The Cavaliers, The Celtics Are Building Something

Miraculously, the Celtics are in the playoffs, and they're matched up against LeBron James and the Cavaliers. They might be dead meat, but their future is intriguing nonetheless. Given the torrid pace at which the Celtics finished the regular season - including eight wins in their final nine games...
Boston Herald 1 hour ago

Marla Ridenour: LeBron will deliver for Cavs in playoffs, but can his supporting cast?

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio — When LeBron James ripped off his jersey after losing to the Boston Celtics in Game 6 of the 2010 Eastern Conference semifinals, it wasn’t just because he failed.It was also because his supporting cast failed him.As James begins his quest Sunday to lead the Cavs to an NBA title,...
CSN Washington 1 hour ago

Pierce gets the last laugh

Paul Pierce gets to grin after a Toronto newspaper took a shot at him prior to Game 1.
Bullets Forever 3 hours ago

John Wall and Bradley Beal were not decisive against Raptors traps in Game 1

Washington's backcourt was held to 11-41 shooting as they failed to make quick decisions with the ball against the Raptors trapping defense. Paul Pierce may have reigned supreme, for one game anyway, but the underlying theme throughout game one in Toronto was the unassertive play of John Wall and...

Chandler Parsons hoping “for the best” after painful landing aggravates knee injury

HOUSTON _ Mavericks forward Chandler Parsons appeared to put to rest any concerns about his right knee when, with 7:28 left in Saturday’s first half, he leaped and hammered in a dunk. Two minutes later, though, Parsons limped to the …
Plain Dealer 1 hour ago
Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Boston Celtics: Chris Fedor, Chris Haynes and Joe Vardon preview Game 1 (video)

Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Boston Celtics: Chris Fedor, Chris Haynes and Joe Vardon preview Game 1 (video)

Prior to the game, Chris Fedor, Joe Vardon and Chris Haynes stepped outside, in the heart of the pregame action, to preview Game 1, talk about the key matchups in the series and what can be expected of Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving -- two players making their first trip to the postseason.
Northwest Herald 15 hours ago

Rose scores 23, Bulls beat Bucks in Game 1

CHICAGO – Through three long years of knee surgeries and recoveries, the Chicago Bulls waited for this. And when the moment arrived, here is what Derrick Rose did.
CBS Sports 15 hours ago
Video: Bucks at Bulls Game 1 recap

Watch: Bucks at Bulls Game 1 recap

Matt Moore breaks down Game between the Chicago Bulls and the Milwaukee Bucks, and the return of Derrick Rose to playoff action.
Denver Post 14 hours ago
More cash, concern in rapid rise of salary cap

More cash, concern in rapid rise of salary cap

While he was with the Nuggets, I always thought Arron Afflalo's upcoming contract decision would be cap- tivating.
Houston Chronicle 3 hours ago

Five things we learned from Game 1: Rockets 118, Mavericks 108

Five observations from Game 1, Rockets 118, Mavericks 108: 1. Speaking of “predictable,” anyone could have foreseen the sort of defense the Mavericks would throw at James Harden. There are wrinkles that vary, but one way or another, they were bound to swarm to the lane and work to get the ball out of his hands. […]

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Trail Blazers vs. Memphis Grizzles: Game 1 preview

The Trail Blazers and Grizzlies open their first-round Western Conference playoff series Sunday night in a nationally televised game at FedEx Forum in downtown Memphis.
CSN Washington 1 hour ago

Greivis Vasquez has the answers to the Raptors loss

Raptors point guard Greivis Vasquez thinks he has the solution to why they lost to the Wizards in Game 1.

Pregame: Game 1, Celtics at Cavs

Time: 3 p.m.; Place: Quicken Loans Arena TV: ABC Radio: WTAM 1100-AM, WAKR 1590-AM, WHBC 1480-AM, WMMS 100.7-FM,   La Mega 87.7-FM (Spanish), ESPN Radio Injury report: Cavs - Anderson Varejao (Achilles) out; Celtics - None. Officials: Mike Callahan, Pat Fraher, Zach Zarba (James Willians, alternate) Series: 0-0   Cavs probables (53-29)   Name Ht/Wt Pts Rebs Asts PG Kyrie Irving 6-3, 193 21.7 3.2 5.2 SG J.R....
New York Yankees at Tampa Bay Rays GameTrax

New York Yankees at Tampa Bay Rays GameTrax

The Tampa Bay Rays try to salvage a three-game series against the New York Yankees at Tropicana Field.
Miami Marlins at New York Mets GameTrax

Miami Marlins at New York Mets GameTrax

Tom Koehler and the Miami Marlins try to avoid the four-game sweep in New York against the Mets and Matt Harvey.

Bears' NFL draft preview: Cornerbacks

As the NFL draft nears we're taking an 11-day, position-by-position look at what's out there and what the Bears need.
Chicago Tribune 2 hours ago

Bears' NFL draft preview: Cornerbacks

As the NFL draft nears we're taking an 11-day, position-by-position look at what's out there and what the Bears need.

Dickerson and Tomase discuss the Celtics and their upcoming playoff series against the Cavs 4-19-15

Greg Dickerson and John Tomase discuss the amazing season for the Celts and if they have any chance against Lebron and the Cleveland Cavs in a seven game series. If they do, HOW ... how do they get it done?

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    Pierce gets the last laugh

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    Warriors 106, Pelicans 99: What can New Orleans do to stop Stephen Curry?

  • 5 Chandler Parsons

    Chandler Parsons

    Chandler Parsons hoping “for the best” after painful landing aggravates knee injury

  • 4 Greivis Vasquez

    Greivis Vasquez

    Greivis Vasquez has the answers to the Raptors loss

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