3:46 PM EDT, Wed May 24, 2017
CelticsBlog 8 hours ago
LeBron James praises Brad Stevens and Celtics

LeBron James praises Brad Stevens and Celtics

Respect earned and given. Like him or not, LeBron James might be the best basketball player in the world. His physical tools are obvious, but he also sees and thinks the game better than most. So it is notable that he would have high praise for Brad Stevens and the Boston Celtics. In particular because they are the first team that’s really tested the Cavaliers this postseason. LeBron noted that the Celtics have adjusted quickly to losing their best player. “It's a difficult challenge because our preparation going into the series was going against a team with Isaiah, so now they're...
CSN New England 15 hours ago

Stars, studs and duds: Celtics don't take advantage of LeBron's foul trouble

CLEVELAND Here are the Stars, Studs and Duds from Tuesday nights Game 4 matchup between Boston and Cleveland which ended with the Cavs rallying for a
Boston Herald 15 hours ago

Buckley: Some in Boston have reason to be thankful for LeBron James

CLEVELAND — Celtics fans can hate on LeBron James all they want, and sure, why not? For all kinds of reasons — some of them real, some of them imagined — LeBron is a certified Boston sports villain.True, the Cleveland Cavaliers superstar is not in that special...
Boston Herald 15 hours ago

Amir Johnson keeps focus on present, not uncertain future with Celtics

CLEVELAND — Amir Johnson was thinking almost exclusively about getting through yesterday morning’s shootaround and onto the floor for last night’s Game 4 against the Cavaliers.A sprained right shoulder had him hoping he could be available, but Kelly Olynyk...
Boston Herald 15 hours ago

Celtics notebook: Facing elimination, Jae Crowder hopes for help from crowd to make Garden a real homecourt advantage for Game 5

CLEVELAND — Heading home to the Garden should be a comfort, though the Celtics haven’t always played that way this postseason.But now that elimination is one game away following a 112-99 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers last night in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals, home is all they have left....
Boston Herald 2 hours ago
Cavaliers' Richard Jefferson believes LeBron James was sick during Game 3

Cavaliers' Richard Jefferson believes LeBron James was sick during Game 3

Cleveland Cavaliers veteran Richard Jefferson said on Fox Sports Ohio following Game 4 that he thinks LeBron James’ terrible performance in Game 3 — the four-time MVP had 11 points, six turnovers in the Cavs’ 111-108 loss to the Celtics — was likely due to sickness.Jefferson noted that Cleveland point guard Deron Williams missed the squad’s latest shootaround, which led to a conclusion that a “bug” going around the team led to James’ lackluster performance."I know he won’t talk about it, so I’ll give my big guy a shout,” Jefferson said. “Deron Williams missed...
Akron Beacon Journal 41 mins ago

Cavaliers’ LeBron James calls Kyrie Irving ‘special’ after Irving’s career playoff-high 42 points Game 4 victory over Celtics

CLEVELAND: Kyrie Irving walked out of the Cavaliers locker room at Quicken Loans Arena on Tuesday night and saw several people waiting to greet him in the hallway.Among the smiling faces was Cavs general manager David Griffin, who gave Irving a big hug after a 112-99 victory over the Boston Celtics in...
Plain Dealer 13 hours ago

LeBron James was in foul trouble, but the Boston Celtics missed their chance in Game 4

Boston Celtics players lamented their missed opportunity to increase a 10 point lead after LeBron James went to the bench with foul trouble in Game 4.
Akron Beacon Journal 10 hours ago

Rhythm returns for LeBron James in fourth quarter of Game 4, a Cavaliers 112-99 win over the Celtics

CLEVELAND: The all-around production from LeBron James during the Cavaliers first 10 playoff games this year was off the charts. The four-time MVP and three-time NBA champion was efficient as a shooter, passer and defender as the Cavs swept the Indiana Pacers and Toronto Raptors, and handled the Celtics...
The Republican 14 hours ago

LeBron James credits Brad Stevens for reshaping Boston Celtics offense after Isaiah Thomas' injury

Even after overcoming an early margin to take down the Boston Celtics, 112-99, Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James credited his opponent for pivoting to a new style in Isaiah Thomas' absence.
Times-Picayune 1 hour ago
Are the 2017 Golden State Warriors better than the 2001 Los Angeles Lakers?

Are the 2017 Golden State Warriors better than the 2001 Los Angeles Lakers?

The Golden State Warriors became only the third team in NBA history to reach the NBA Finals undefeated.
Los Angeles Daily News 4 hours ago

Byron Scott 'felt betrayed, lied to and deceived' by Mitch Kupchak, Jim Buss

Byron Scott and Luke Walton had an unexpected meeting a few months ago, crossing paths at a restaurant after one of the Lakers' late-season games. After exchanging pleasantries, their conversation shifted to Walton's first season as the Lakers' head coach."I told him he's doing a good job and to keep...
Silver Screen and Roll 51 mins ago
Lakers Podcast: Chris McGee on Lonzo and LaVar Ball, the NBA Draft, potential Paul George trades and more

Lakers Podcast: Chris McGee on Lonzo and LaVar Ball, the NBA Draft, potential Paul George trades and more

Los Angeles is in for a busy month. The Los Angeles Lakers may not be in the postseason, but the team has certainly been busy over the summer. The front office has been working out countless candidates for the 2017 NBA Draft, and with rumors about Paul George and Lonzo Ball’s father doing interviews with every media outlet that will have him, there certainly doesn’t seem to be an “off” in the “offseason.” To discuss everything going on around the Lakers, host Harrison Faigen kicked Anthony Irwin off the show and brought on Chris McGee of Spectrum Sportsnet for wide-ranging...
Sports Illustrated 5 hours ago

NBA Off-Season Preview: Should The Pacers Trade Paul George?

Should the Pacers trade Paul George or should they try and convince their franchise star to stay?
Boston Herald 15 hours ago
Golden State expects to face Cleveland

Golden State expects to face Cleveland

Kevin Durant does not need to be told that Golden State will have a muted celebration after winning the Western Conference finals.Durant is fully aware a tough challenge lies ahead. It’s why Durant signed with the Warriors and why Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green embraced him at the expense of their own stats.“We have a bigger goal in mind,” Durant said.Golden State has a chance to earn its second championship in three years after sweeping the San Antonio Spurs with a 129-115 win Monday night. The Warriors became the first team in league history to open the playoffs 12-0,...
Golden State Of Mind 2 hours ago

Every Cavaliers fan secretly wishes they could root for the Warriors

Don’t fight it. You know you want to. Deep in the darkest recesses of their angry hearts, every single fan of the Cleveland Cavaliers realizes they’ve made a huge, horrible mistake. And I’m not talking about what happened in November, either. I’m talking about how — if pressed — every...
John Meyer / Canis Hoopus 1 hour ago
Derrick Rose to the Wolves? No Thanks

Derrick Rose to the Wolves? No Thanks

Rose doesn’t solve any of the issues that hampered the Wolves, but the rumors will persist. Well, it’s going to be a long summer of Ricky Rubio rumors (as always) and alleged interest in unrestricted free agent point guard, Derrick Rose. The Wolves, according to Ian Begley—who covers the Knicks for ESPN—view Tom Thibodeau’s former star in Chicago as a target this summer. The Timberwolves view PG Derrick Rose as a free agent target this summer, league sources tell ESPN. More here: https://t.co/k7pa1gsoHm— Ian Begley (@IanBegley) May 24, 2017 In regards to the...
CBS Sports Fantasy Basketball 1 hour ago

NBA Free Agency 2017: Timberwolves reportedly targeting free agent Derrick Rose

Derrick Rose will be a free agent this summer after spending the last season with the New York Knicks
Beale Street Bears 9 mins ago

Memphis Grizzlies: Is a Chris Bosh reunion with Dave Fizdale a possibility?

Now that the Heat have moved on from Chris Bosh, should Dave Fizdale look to reunite with the All-Star big man and bring him to the Memphis Grizzlies? After experiencing blood clots in his lungs over the past several seasons, Chris Bosh has officially been released by the Miami Heat and will be a free agent. This […] Memphis Grizzlies: Is a Chris Bosh reunion with Dave Fizdale a possibility? - Beale Street Bears - Beale Street Bears - A Memphis Grizzlies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Daily Knicks 2 hours ago
New York Knicks: Is Blake Griffin On The Front Office’s Radar?

New York Knicks: Is Blake Griffin On The Front Office’s Radar?

If Carmelo Anthony is going to be traded to the Los Angeles Clippers, then what are the odds of the New York Knicks acquiring Blake Griffin? The New York Knicks are approaching a turning point in the trajectory of the organization. Carmelo Anthony has two seasons remaining on his current contract, but could be out […] New York Knicks: Is Blake Griffin On The Front Office’s Radar? - Daily Knicks - Daily Knicks - A New York Knicks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Pat Connaughton's MLB career still a possibility? Orioles confirm interest in Trail Blazers guard

Pat Connaughton's MLB career still a possibility? Orioles confirm interest in Trail Blazers guard

Portland Trail Blazers backup guard Pat Connaughton just completed the second year of a three-year, $2.4 million partially-guaranteed contract. His choice -- staying in the NBA or taking his talents to MLB -- could hinge on what Portland decides to do with him this summer.

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Elena Delle Donne leads Mystics over Sky in her return to Chicago

Former Sky star Elena Delle Donne scored a game-high 21 points for the Washington Mystics in an 82-67 victory over her former team Wednesday in Delle Donne's return to Allstate Arena. Delle Donne had a slow start and an overall quiet game despite her point total. She had said she was far more interested...
CSN New England 58 mins ago

Praise for Stevens . . . and how Celtics benefit

The Celtics playoff performance, especially after two blowout losses at TD Garden, is enhancing Brad Stevens reputation. Heres how the Cs benefit.
Denver Post 1 hour ago
Gonzaga teammate on Zach Collins: NBA team who drafts 7-footer will get “full package”

Gonzaga teammate on Zach Collins: NBA team who drafts 7-footer will get “full package”

Shortly after Jonathan Williams finished his workout with the Nuggets on Tuesday morning, culminating in a drill that required him to quickly pick basketballs off the ground, levitate and send them through the hoop, the 6-foot-9 forward said he still had a decision to make.
Sports Illustrated 1 hour ago

With Charlotte’s All-Star Weekend Win, NBA Endorses Sham HB2 Repeal

The NBA's decision to move All-Star Weekend to Charlotte in 2019 serves as an indirect endorsement of North Carolina's sham HB2 repeal.
Times-Picayune 1 hour ago
All-Star game returning to Charlotte in 2019: Report

All-Star game returning to Charlotte in 2019: Report

Game was moved to NO in 2017.
Orlando Sentinel 1 hour ago

Zika arrived in Florida 3 months before detection, study says

Zika began spreading in Florida mosquitoes about three months before infections showed up in the Miami area last summer, and the virus likely was carried in by travelers from the Caribbean, new research suggests. Mosquitoes there started picking up the virus from infected travelers as early as...

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    LeBron James

    Cavaliers’ LeBron James calls Kyrie Irving ‘special’ after Irving’s career playoff-high 42 points Game 4 victory over Celtics

  • 36 Kyrie Irving

    Kyrie Irving

    Cavaliers’ LeBron James calls Kyrie Irving ‘special’ after Irving’s career playoff-high 42 points Game 4 victory over Celtics

  • 11 Avery Bradley

    Avery Bradley

    Blakely: Game 4 loss shows just how much Celtics miss Isaiah

  • 7 Isaiah Thomas

    Isaiah Thomas

    Without Isaiah Thomas, Celtics crumble as Cavaliers' stars step up

  • 6 Kevin Love

    Kevin Love

    Kevin Love lifts Cleveland Cavaliers with his rebounding -- Terry Pluto (photos)

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