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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Barnes, reserves spark Warriors over Pelicans
    Barnes, reserves spark Warriors over Pelicans
    OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Warriors have arguably the best player in the league. They showed Friday night that they might have the best bench as well.On a night when Stephen Curry shot 4-of-17 from the field, Golden State's reserves came through...
  • Nets edge Kidd
    Nets win overtime thriller at Barclays
    The Nets took a step closer to the playoffs Friday night with a thrilling triple overtime win over the stumbling Milwaukee Bucks. The game proved to be payback for the Bucks’ triple overtime win over the Nets earlier in the season.Despite...
  • Wiggins blocks DeRozan
    Game 68: Raps hand Minnesota a loss in Wiggins' homecoming
    In a weird way, it's almost refreshing to see a Toronto Raptors' (41-27) effort plagued with the same (relatively innocuous) problems that we saw prior to their 1-9 swoon. Against Minnesota, they were a little too lax defensively and didn&...
  • LeBron, Cavs too much
    Cavs too much for Nets
    For the first time this season, the Nets got an up close and personal look at the revamped Cleveland Cavaliers. They were as advertised.After losing two games to the stumbling Cavs earlier in the season, the visiting Nets were cast aside by LeBron...
  • Warriors return favor; dominate Hawks
    Warriors return favor; dominate Hawks
    The Golden State Warriors grounded the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday night in the second and final regular-season matchup between the top two teams in the NBA.Harrison Barnes scored a season-high 25 points and Andre Iguodala added a season-high 21 to...
  • New York Knicks stun the defending champion Spurs in Overtime at the Garden last night
    Knicks rally against Spurs for a stunning overtime win
    The New York Knickerbockers came away with one of the most shocking results of the NBA season last night. New York rallied from a 13-point deficit to shock the defending NBA champion Spurs, 104-100, in overtime last night at the Garden.Langston...