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Sixers to start playoff return without Embiid

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 12:38
Sixers star Joel Embiid (orbital bone fracture) will not play in Game 1 against the Heat. His status for the remainder of the series is unclear.

ESPN Forecast: Who will win, sweep Round 1?

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 12:14
Who will win each NBA playoff series? Which will go to Game 7? Our ESPN Forecast panel predicts all eight matchups in Round 1.

Lowe's awards ballot: All-NBA, All-Defensive and All-Rookie

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 11:26
Zach Lowe makes his picks for every spot on the team awards and breaks down the toughest choices and hardest cuts.

Hornets fire Clifford after 36-46 season

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 11:18
The Hornets announced Friday that they have fired coach Steve Clifford after a 36-46 season.

Kareem, Harding, Norman make DWTS cast

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 10:25
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Tonya Harding and Josh Norman are among the pro athletes and Olympians appearing on Season 26 of Dancing With The Stars.

Breakout stars, Round 1 MVP and bold playoff predictions

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 09:13
Our NBA Insiders answer the big postseason questions before Round 1 tips and run through what you need to watch.

How many years away are the Knicks now?

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 09:08
The Knicks are looking for a new coach and getting younger. So what should fans expect from a franchise notorious for short-term thinking?

Lonzo prepares for 'biggest summer' of life

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 23:09
After his Lakers exit interview Thursday, Lonzo Ball said he would not alter his shooting form but rather would work on it through repetition during the summer.

Joel Embiid is the latest in a long line of masked NBA stars

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 22:16
Several notable NBA players have donned face masks over the past decade. Which player rocked it best?

Lue: Cavs will go 10-deep during postseason

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 20:13
Tyronn Lue is looking forward to having a completely healthy roster for the first time since the team made a flurry of deals at the trade deadline. He said Thursday he plans on using a 10-man rotation during the postseason.

Knicks cite lack of accountability in firing

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 19:45
Citing a lack of accountability and consistency for the firing of Jeff Hornacek, Knicks management said the team's new coach will need to understand today's player and game. David Fizdale, David Blatt, Mark Jackson and Jerry Stackhouse are candidates.

Thunder say broadcaster's remarks offensive

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 17:43
The Thunder said play-by-play man Brian Davis used an "offensive and inappropriate" term when he said on air that Russell Westbrook was "out of his cotton-pickin' mind."

NBA sets 4th straight attendance record

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 16:50
The NBA set an attendance record for the fourth straight season, surpassing 22 million for the first time.

Bosnian forward Musa declares for NBA draft

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 16:38
Bosnian small forward Dzanan Musa has submitted his paperwork to enter the 2018 NBA draft.

Who's out, who's in: NBA coaching changes

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 16:07
Three head coaches lost their jobs during the season, and more moves are expected this offseason. We're keeping track of every change on the sidelines around the NBA.

The mystery of the Raptors' crushing streak of Game 1 defeats

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 13:26
How has Toronto lost 10 straight Game 1s in the playoffs? As one opponent put it, facing the Raps was "nothing to fear."

Navigating the unforgiving terrain of the Knicks' coaching job

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 13:15
Due to the difficult -- and often bizarre -- nature of the job, life as head coach of the New York Knicks is no easy task. But if you can make it here, you can make it anywhere.

Unions want seat at table if gambling legal

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 12:59
The players' associations weighed in on the New Jersey gambling litigation, saying that the unions should have a say in regulation.

Sources: Wizards sign point guard Lawson

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 12:07
Point guard Ty Lawson has signed a contract with the Washington Wizards after spending a season in the Chinese Basketball Association.

Warriors, Rockets given top odds to take title

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 11:47
The Rockets and Warriors are the most likely teams to win the Finals, according to Westgate SuperBook odds, followed by the Cavs and Raptors.