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Apr 25, 2017
Chicago Bulls To Start Isaiah Canaan In Pivotal Game Five, Hope To Find A Spark

Chicago Bulls To Start Isaiah Canaan In Pivotal Game Five, Hope To Find A Spark

From sitting at the end of the Chicago Bulls‘ bench, to being named the starter in a pivotal playoff game. This is the last 48 hours of Bulls’ guard Isaiah Canaan. Will the Bulls’ experiment work or backfire? We will soon find out. A better question is, are the Chicago Bulls grasping at any signs of life after losing two home playoff games? The answer to that inquiry is yes. Anything that the Chicago Bulls can do to regain control with a win over the Boston Celtics in Game 5 of their best-of-seven series, they must do. Turning to Isaiah Canaan provides proof of that. Chicago Bulls’...
Apr 24, 2017
NBA Mock Draft 2017: 2nd Round Picks Include UNC’s Joel Berry And Frank Mason Of Kansas?

NBA Mock Draft 2017: 2nd Round Picks Include UNC’s Joel Berry And Frank Mason Of Kansas?

The NBA Mock Draft 2017 speculation for the second round will begin to feature several new prospects including North Carolina’s Joel Berry II. The UNC guard just announced on Monday that he’ll test the waters of the NBA without signing with an agent. It’s a popular move made by some college stars who want to see if they’ll be better off returning for another season of college basketball, or if their skills are at the level NBA scouts like. That raises early guessing on where Berry stands as compared to another guard, Kansas’ Frank Mason, who declared eligibility.Click here to...
Apr 24, 2017
Late Scoring Run Propels Jazz Over Clippers

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 team-high 28 points to go along with his five rebounds and assists. Rodney Hood added in 18 points, while Derrick Favors and Rudy Gobert tallied 17 and 15 points, respectively. The Clippers had entered the fourth and final period with a modest three-point lead, but that would soon vanish at the...
Apr 23, 2017
NBA Playoffs: Rockets’ Star James Harden Limited By Ankle Injury

NBA Playoffs: Rockets’ Star James Harden Limited By Ankle Injury

The Houston Rockets on Sunday afternoon grabbed a commanding 3-1 series lead in their first-round matchup against the Oklahoma City Thunder with an 113-109 win at the Chesapeake Energy Arena. In the series-changing victory, All-Star point guard James Harden had a noticeably off offensive performance scoring just 16 points on 5-of-16 shooting from the field including 0-for-7 from beyond the arc. Following the game, Harden revealed to ESPN’s Lisa Salters that he was limited by an ankle injury throughout the contest. “I rolled my ankle last game so I didn’t have that same burst and...
Apr 23, 2017
Chasedown Blocks: How Basketball Stars Intensify Defense And Deflate Opposing Offense With A Single Play

Chasedown Blocks: How Basketball Stars Intensify Defense And Deflate Opposing Offense With A Single Play

The chasedown block is by far one of the most impressive defense plays during any basketball game – especially during the NBA Playoffs. Every play in every game within every round matters during the NBA Playoffs – pushing one team closer to victory and advancement while knocking another team closer to defeat and elimination. In most cases, some of the most intense plays occurduring fast breaks initiated during high-pressure moments of the game. One team feels as if they are about to score when all of a sudden something changes and the opposing team ends up scoring moments later. Even...
Apr 23, 2017
NBA Most Improved: Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo A Lock For Most Improved Award

NBA Most Improved: Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo A Lock For Most Improved Award

In just under a month, the NBA is set to hand out to their annual season awards that include several significant individual honors. One of which is given to the player that the is believed to be the most improved from that campaign. This year, there were various players deserving of this award but Milwaukee Bucks star forward Giannis Antetokounmpo has quickly become a star in the NBA. Antetokounmpo wrapped a stellar regular season where he posted career-high averages in points (22.9), rebounds (8.8), assists (5.4), blocks (1.9) and steals (1.6) per game while shooting 52.1 percent from the...
Apr 23, 2017
Isaiah Thomas Makes First Public Statement About Sister Chyna Thomas’ Death

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. Isaiah was seen crying while the Boston Celtics paid tribute to his sister, and again while sitting on the bench in which a teammate had to console him during the first-round matchup against the Chicago Bulls. Now, after flying back to his home to be with his family and attending Chyna’s...
Apr 23, 2017
‘NBA 2K17’ Predicts Golden State Warriors Will Win NBA Finals Against Cleveland Cavaliers

‘NBA 2K17’ Predicts Golden State Warriors Will Win NBA Finals Against Cleveland Cavaliers

Every year, 2K Games runs a simulation of the NBA Playoffs using its NBA 2K game of that year. And according to the NBA 2K17’s simulation of this year’s Playoffs, the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers will face off in the finals for the third consecutive time. 2K’s simulations are pretty accurate. According to iDigitalTimes, their predictions have been close or correct in the past years. If NBA 2K17’s results come true, then we will see Golden State triumph over Cleveland this year. NBA Playoffs First Round In the Eastern Conference, the Boston Celtics win against the...
Apr 23, 2017
L.A. Lakers Trade Rumors: Former NBA All-Star Headed To Minnesota Timberwolves?

L.A. Lakers Trade Rumors: Former NBA All-Star Headed To Minnesota Timberwolves?

If recent Los Angeles Lakers trade rumors become true, it could mean a fresh start for a former NBA All-Star as he reunites with his former head coach. The Minnesota Timberwolves could be the beneficiaries of a former Chicago Bulls star as the Lakers look to clear up some room for a possible trade in the future. Here’s a look at the latest rumors regarding the Lakers and Timberwolves ahead of the NBA Draft this coming June.Click here to continue and read more...
Apr 23, 2017
Cavaliers Advance To Second Round After Defeating Indiana, 106-102

Cavaliers Advance To Second Round After Defeating Indiana, 106-102

For all the worry that surrounded the franchise during the final stretch of the regular season, the Cleveland Cavaliers demonstrated Sunday that the playoffs are a totally different animal, defeating the Indiana Pacers 106-102 to advance to the second round of the 2017 NBA Playoffs. Lebron James lead the way for the Cavaliers, scoring 33 points while grabbing 10 boards. Not only did James effort secure Cleveland’s spot in the next round, but he etched his name into the record books, once again, by becoming the first player to win 21 straight playoff games. LeBron James teams have won 21...
Apr 23, 2017
LeBron James, Cleveland Cavs Roll Past Indiana Pacers, Champs Starting To Look Like Old Selves

LeBron James, Cleveland Cavs Roll Past Indiana Pacers, Champs Starting To Look Like Old Selves

All the reports heralding the defending champion Cleveland Cavaliers demise seem greatly exaggerated following their first-round Eastern Conference sweep of the Indiana Pacers. LeBron James, Kyrie Irving, and the rest of the Cavs completed the finishing touches on Sunday, holding off the host Pacers 106-102 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse for their fourth straight win. Throughout the series, the Cavs owned the third-quarter, largely accounting for their advancement to the next round. In all, the champs outscored Indiana 124-87 over that 48 minutes to make all the difference in a series they...
Apr 23, 2017
NBA Free Agency: Five Best Fits For Gordon Hayward

NBA Free Agency: Five Best Fits For Gordon Hayward

The NBA free agency season is quickly approaching as the season continues to wind down. As the playoffs pick up, plenty of teams are already shifting their focus to the upcoming offseason. There will be quite a few high-profile free agents available this offseason, with Utah Jazz star Gordon Hayward being one of them. Just a couple years ago, Hayward was nothing more than a solid role player. Over the last couple of years, he has taken his game to a new level and earned his first career All-Star appearance this season. During the regular season this year, Hayward averaged 21.9 points, 5.4...
Apr 23, 2017
Indiana Pacers: Should Paul George Be Traded During NBA Offseason?

Indiana Pacers: Should Paul George Be Traded During NBA Offseason?

Paul George has become one of the best players in the NBA over the past couple of years, even after a tragic broken leg that he suffered just a few years back. Despite becoming one of the best players in the league, the Indiana Pacers’ franchise player has seen his name in trade rumors each of the past two seasons. At the trade deadline this season, George’s name surfaced in rumors more than it had before. It appeared that Larry Bird was serious considering dealing George. Indiana didn’t end up trading George at the deadline, but there is belief that they will consider moving him this...
Apr 23, 2017
Will Carmelo Anthony And Lala Split, Mia Burks Pregnancy Rumors Cause New York Knicks Star To Trade Teams?

Will Carmelo Anthony And Lala Split, Mia Burks Pregnancy Rumors Cause New York Knicks Star To Trade Teams?

Phil Jackson recently revealed that the New York Knicks are ready to part ways with Carmelo Anthony but one thing stands in their way; Carmelo’s no trade clause. Carmelo had been set on staying in New York in order to appease his wife, Lala Anthony and her wishes to stay based in NYC for her career and so that their son Kiyan wouldn’t have to be uprooted. Now with the revelation that Carmelo allegedly cheated on Lala and got a stripper named Mia Burks pregnant, the former power couple have split up and we can’t help but wonder if Carmelo will agree to be traded now that his life in...
Apr 23, 2017
Blake Griffin Free Agency Rumors: Clippers’ Star Played His Last Game In LA?

Blake Griffin Free Agency Rumors: Clippers’ Star Played His Last Game In LA?

The Los Angeles Clippers grabbed an all-important 2-1 series lead over the Utah Jazz on Friday in their first-round playoff series behind an impressive road win. A day later, the team was dealt an all-too-familiar injury blow with Blake Griffin being declared out for the rest of the playoffs due to an injury to the plantar plate of his big toe in his right foot. Griffin had suffered the injury in the second quarter of Game 3 after a layup in transition with less than four minutes left in the period. Despite Blake Griffin’s departure from that point on, the Clippers were able to secure a...