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  • DeMar DeRozan
    Game 74: DeMar's 42 lead Raps over Rockets
    Six picks before the Toronto Raptors (44-30) used their first round selection on USC product DeMar DeRozan, another California-born shooting guard named James Harden was taken. With Harden having an MVP-caliber season in Houston, you have to...
  • Brown scores career-high
    Nets prepare for final stretch after win over Lakers
    The best thing to come out of the Nets’ matinee game on Sunday was that no one got hurt. The Nets cast aside the hapless Lakers,although they probably could have accomplished that in easier fashion.The Lakers only played eight players, many...
  • Jae Crowder continues to be a major contributor for the Boston Celtics
    Jae Crowder continues to be a major contributor for the Boston Celtics
    Forward Jae Crowder has become the key acquisition in the December trade with the Mavericks that sent All-Star point guard Rajon Rondo to Dallas. As just a throw-in piece in the deal, Crowder has showed his value to the Celtics and have been a key...
  • Warriors match franchise record with 59th win
    Warriors match franchise record with 59th win
    The Golden State Warriors delivered another loud message Friday that they will be the team to beat when the playoffs start in less than a month.The Splash Brothers combined for 66 points to lead Golden State to a 107-84 victory over the Memphis...
  • Nets stun Cavs
    Nets get statement win over Cavs
    The Nets have struggled all season against good teams and any team at home, so Friday night in Brooklyn seemed like a recipe for disaster. The Nets turned back the clock, however, getting vintage performances from Joe Johnson and Jarrett Jack....
  • Jimmy Butler dribbles past DeMar DeRozan
    Game 72: Raps clinch playoff spot, but fade against Bulls
    Between Tuesday night's loss in Motown and Wednesday's late fade against the Chicago Bulls, the Toronto Raptors (42-30) have managed to piece together one full, 48-minute effort. Of course, that simply isn't good enough over 96 total...
  • Lopez leads Nets
    Lopez carries Nets to needed win, Young injured
    Brook Lopez was the Nets’ entire offense Wednesday night in Charlotte. They went to him early and often, riding the big man for 34 points and 10 rebounds in a 91-88 win over the Hornets.Lionel Hollins’s crew ran constant pick and rolls...
  • Reggie Jackson attacks the rim over DeMar DeRozan
    Game 71: Raps' dramatic rally falls short in Motown
    It's beginning to look a lot like playoffs - and I'm not sure if that's a good thing for the Toronto Raptors (42-29).Indeed, the Raps took what was a lethargic, passive first half against the Detroit Pistons on Tuesday night and...
  • Warriors clinch first Pacific Division title since 1976
    Warriors clinch first Pacific Division title since 1976
    For the first time in almost four decades, the Golden State Warriors are best in the Pacific Division.Behind yet another MVP-like performance from Stephen Curry, the Warriors clinched their first division title since the 1975-76 season on Tuesday...
  • Turner carries Celtics
    Nets get picked off as Celtics roll
    The Nets had been playing arguably their best basketball of the season heading into Monday night’s showdown with the Boston Celtics, but “playing well” really only describes half of the floor.Despite Brook Lopez’s emergence...
  • Andre Drummond
    Andre Drummond hosts charity event in Metro Detroit
    Andre Drummond of the Detroit Pistons hosted a charity event over the weekend to benefit local youths living in the Metropolitan area. The event, which was sponsored by Hennessy V.S, took place this past Friday at the Cauley Ferrari Dealership in...
  • Tyler Hansbrough
    Game 70: Raps cruise against Knicks
    It wasn't one of the tougher days at the office for the Toronto Raptors (42-28), who rode a 52% (39-75) shooting performance to a comfortable 106-89 win over the league-worst New York Knicks. Kyle Lowry's absence (sore back) was hardly...
  • Bogdanovic leads Nets
    Nets’ playoff positioning solid after win in Indy
    Despite having already lost 39 games, the Brooklyn Nets are a virtual lock to make the playoffs in the bumbling chase for the final two seeds in the Eastern Conference. A win Saturday night went a long way to ensuring their positioning.The Nets,...
  • What is Jared Sullinger's future?
    What should the Celtics do about the future of Jared Sullinger?
    Jared Sullingerhasn't played a game for the Celtics since the team returned from the All-Star break. He was shut down for the year, in February with a foot injury.The forward has admitted in the past that he needs to get in better shape. He...
  • Nikola Mirotic drives past Jonas Valanciunas
    Game 69: Lowry sits as Bulls hammer Raps
    The already-tired theorizing surrounding the many possible playoff scenarios for the Toronto Raptors (41-28) seems to have lately taken a popular perspective of 'we want to finish fourth since we fare well against the Wizards and can avoid the...