8:50 AM EDT, Wed April 25, 2018
The Mercury News 1 hour ago

What Steve Kerr said to Manu Ginobili after Game 5

Warriors coach offers advice to former teammate considering retirement
Pounding The Rock 1 hour ago
Open Thread: Manu Ginobili first player in to score 2,000 playoff points coming off the bench

Open Thread: Manu Ginobili first player in to score 2,000 playoff points coming off the bench

Finally a stat that isn’t limited to Manu being 40. Game 5 of these playoffs will always serve as a milestone in San Antonio: Manu Ginobili now has 2,000 points in his Playoffs career off the bench.He is the first player in NBA history to reach 2K as a reserve.— Jordan Howenstine (@AirlessJordan) April 25, 2018 Manu Ginobili has been doing work as a reserve for more than a decade. Now he stands alone as the highest scoring player to come off the bench in the postseason. The 2,000 mark just puts an exclamation point on it. Welcome to The Thread. Join in the conversation, start...
CelticsBlog 1 hour ago
Boston’s Semi Ojeleye’s defense helps stunt Milwaukee’s offense in Game 5

Boston’s Semi Ojeleye’s defense helps stunt Milwaukee’s offense in Game 5

In a pivotal Game 5, Celtics muscle-man Semi Ojeleye put in another stiff defensive performance against Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo. The Boston Celtics got a gritty win in Game 5—a fitting showcase for the hometown crowd that’s sold out all season for the league’s regular season leaders in defensive rating. The Milwaukee Bucks limped their way to 87 total points, nearly 20 short of their season average at 106.5 and 17 short of their playoff average at 104. Celtics rookie forward and resident brick house, Semi Ojeleye, was at the heart of the effort to limit Bucks superstar...
Liberty Ballers 2 hours ago
Results have changed, but togetherness still the core of this Sixers team

Results have changed, but togetherness still the core of this Sixers team

Considering it was a sold-out playoff game with a beloved hometown rapper who was recently freed from prison having kicked off the opening ceremonies, the atmosphere at the Wells Fargo Center had begun to seem lethargic Tuesday night. Through some combination of nerves in a potential series closeout game, the two teams each shooting less than 40% from the field in the first half, and Miami entering the locker room with a two-point lead, the raucous environment we had come to expect had gone a little flat. All that changed about two minutes into the third quarter, when Goran Dragic had the...
Chris Fedor / Plain Dealer 2 hours ago
Cleveland Cavaliers might have found trusted closing group, relying on familiar faces in crunch time

Cleveland Cavaliers might have found trusted closing group, relying on familiar faces in crunch time

On Sunday night, facing a must-win game in Indiana to even the series and trailing by two points with a little more than six minutes remaining, Lue unsurprisingly stuck with that approach, opting for a closing group with some trusted, more well-known players.
Plain Dealer 2 hours ago
Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Indiana Pacers' Lance Stephenson's grappling: Crowquill

Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Indiana Pacers' Lance Stephenson's grappling: Crowquill

Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Indiana Pacers' Lance Stephenson's grappling
Washington Post 2 hours ago
Wizards-Raptors NBA playoffs Game 5 live updates

Wizards-Raptors NBA playoffs Game 5 live updates

The Washington Wizards kept up their impressive streak of winning playoff games at home, taking Games 3 and 4 to make this a series. Wednesday, Toronto will again host the Wizards. Are they shook enough to allow Washington to steal a road win? Or will the No. 1 seed against reassert its dominance? Here’s everything […]
Plain Dealer 2 hours ago
Cleveland Cavaliers Pregame Scribbles: Who handles the pressure? -- Terry Pluto (video)

Cleveland Cavaliers Pregame Scribbles: Who handles the pressure? -- Terry Pluto (video)

Can the Cleveland Cavaliers find someone to even have a hot half? That can change the game.
Plain Dealer 3 hours ago

Meek Mill, the 76ers and moving on: 2018 NBA Playoffs rewind

Philadelphia awaits the winner of the Boston-Milwaukee series, which continued Tuesday night. Here is a look at the NBA Playoffs with a look ahead to Wednesday and what is going on around the league.
The Smoking Cuban 4 hours ago

How Good the Dallas Mavericks Could’ve Been

Late night thoughts usually come with hot takes right? I submit to you my readers that Steve Nash has a legitimate argument for being the best point guard in NBA history. If he had been paired with Dirk for longterm, there is no telling what kind of damage those two could’ve done together. The NBA […] How Good the Dallas Mavericks Could’ve Been - The Smoking Cuban - The Smoking Cuban - A Dallas Mavericks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Lakers Nation 5 hours ago
Lakers Free Agent News: Andrew Bogut Retires From NBA, Will Finish Career In Australia

Lakers Free Agent News: Andrew Bogut Retires From NBA, Will Finish Career In Australia

The Los Angeles Lakers bought out veteran center Andrew Bogut earlier this season in order to allow him to sign...
The Mercury News 5 hours ago

Draymond Green comments on stolen jacket fiasco: “It’s unfortunate”

Mike Shumann, a TV anchor for ABC7/KGO TV, was allegedly caught on camera taking a jacket that was not his.
Lakers Nation 5 hours ago
Lakers Podcast: How To Clear Salary Space To Sign Free Agents LeBron James & Paul George, And Trade For Kawhi Leonard

Lakers Podcast: How To Clear Salary Space To Sign Free Agents LeBron James & Paul George, And Trade For Kawhi Leonard

The Los Angeles Lakers have big goals heading into free agency this summer as they hope to sign both LeBron James...
www.bostonherald.com 5 hours ago
On Basketball: And now, Dwyane Wade decides if this was the end

On Basketball: And now, Dwyane Wade decides if this was the end

MIAMI — Dwyane Wades first NBA game was in Philadelphia.His last NBA game may have been there as well.Retirement is a very — very — real option for Wade, who has been not-so-quietly saying for weeks that he isnt sure if hell be back next season. The offseason is here now, after the Miami Heat were ousted by the 76ers on Tuesday night in Game 5 of their Eastern Conference first-round series, and the face of the franchise may have taken his jersey off for the final time.He has not decided.But some of his closest friends believe this could really be the end.I appreciate yall concern, Wade...
Lakers Nation 5 hours ago
Lakers Exit Interviews 2018: Kyle Kuzma Confident He Surpassed Expectations, Looks To Refine All-Around Game In Offseason

Lakers Exit Interviews 2018: Kyle Kuzma Confident He Surpassed Expectations, Looks To Refine All-Around Game In Offseason

In just one year Kyle Kuzma went from relatively unknown late first-round draft pick to arguably the most popular...

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