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Oladipo: Gilbert's slight 'added fuel to the fire'

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 00:04
Victor Oladipo said he was well aware of Cavs owner Dan Gilbert's remark last summer that Indiana "could've done better than it did" in the Paul George trade. Oladipo scored a game-high 32 points as the Pacers stole Game 1 in Cleveland.

The top social media moments from Week 1 of the NBA playoffs

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 23:09
From Donovan Mitchell and Ben Simmons beefing to Joel Embiid's new nickname, this was a great week on social media in the NBA.

LeBron: 'Last guy to ask' about playoff deficits

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 23:09
Cavaliers star LeBron James is perfectly OK being down 0-1 to start the playoffs: "I was down 3-1 in the Finals."

How important is Markelle Fultz to a deep 76ers playoff run?

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 20:50
As the Sixers chase a 2-0 lead over the Miami Heat and a deep postseason push, we dive into the impact their No. 1 draft pick can make.

Inside the most frantic 11 seconds of Celtics-Bucks Game 1

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 20:20
Before overtime, a wild 11 seconds sent both teams on a roller-coaster finish to regulation.

Follow live: Russ, Thunder face off vs. Jazz in Game 1

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 19:35
Russell Westbrook and the Thunder host the Jazz in Game 1 of their Western Conference quarterfinal series. The teams finished the regular season with identical 48-34 records.

Antetokounmpo: 6th whistle was not a foul

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 19:16
Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo disagreed with his overtime sixth foul call: "I grabbed the ball. But the ref said that I grabbed his hand."

Pop on Kawhi's return status: Ask 'his group'

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 18:15
Gregg Popovich reiterated that Kawhi Leonard's continued absence from the Spurs during their run in the Western Conference playoffs stems from the lack of clearance from the star forward's medical team for a return to the court.

Sources: Knicks add Woodson to coach search

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 15:41
As the Knicks finalize plans to meet with their top three coaching candidates, they also got permission from the LA Clippers to speak to New York's former coach Mike Woodson, league sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

Bucks look to take down injury-riddled Celtics

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 15:14

Bucks look to take down injury-riddled Celtics

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 14:47

Smart: Return to Celtics possible in Game 7

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 14:34
Marcus Smart, who had thumb surgery on March 16, said Sunday he could return to the Boston Celtics as early as a potential first-round Game 7 against the Milwaukee Bucks.

Embiid clears protocol, won't play in Game 2

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 13:39
Joel Embiid is out of the NBA's concussion protocol, but the 76ers star will not play in Game 2, according to the team.

Follow live:

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 10:24
The Rockets, who finished with an NBA-best 65-17 record in the regular season, open their first-round playoff series against the Timberwolves.

Davis: First playoff win a monkey off my back

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 03:58
Anthony Davis got the first playoff win of his six-year career, and got it in style, posting 35 points, 14 rebounds, 4 blocks and 2 steals in the Pelicans' 97-95 Game 1 victory over the Trail Blazers.

Philadelphia goes from 10-win season to remarkable Game 1 win in two years

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 03:24
The Philadelphia 76ers entered the postseason unproven, but on a hot streak. They passed their first test with an impressive home win against the Miami Heat.

Pelicans stay big and steal home court from Portland

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 02:33
Anthony Davis finally won his first playoff game as New Orleans was determined to limit Portland's guards.

'He rises to the occasion': Simmons leads way for 76ers

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 01:25
Despite what Donovan Mitchell may think, Ben Simmons is a rookie by definition and had no qualms showing his opponents that he already has the mindset of a hardened playoff veteran during the 76ers' huge win against the Heat.

Raptors get the Game 1 monkey off their back

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 00:52
The Toronto Raptors finally got a win in a postseason opener, and it happened due to a major boost from their talented depth.

Pop maintains perspective despite Spurs' blowout loss in Game 1

Sat, 04/14/2018 - 23:20
Gregg Popovich's postgame news conference featured lighthearted remarks that belied the significance of the Warriors' decisive victory.