Raptors force Game 7 against Celtics, Clippers take 3-1 lead

LeBron and Davis star as Lakers level series, Bucks stay alive in NBA playoffs

Steve Kerr: Anthony Davis forcing his way to the Lakers is ‘bad for the league’

Kerr cited LeBron James and Kevin Durant as examples of “good player movement,” since the two honored their contracts and only changed teams once they became free agents. The head coach also said he approves of the recent Russell Westbrook trade, since the Thunder “decided to go in a new direction” and Westbrook and the […]

Prediction model rates Warriors higher than Clippers for 2019-20

The forecasting model stumbled in a strong season for the Timberwolves (88 percent chance of reaching the playoffs) and missed the boat in estimating the number of wins for the Milwaukee Bucks, Portland Blazers and Nuggets. It was mostly on target in predicting the totals for the Boston Celtics, Utah Jazz and Sixers.

Giannis Antetokounmpo’s future: Why Warriors could still have a chance

Reasons for coming: In needing only five games to upset the Bucks in the conference semifinals, Miami made a strong case for Antetokounmpo’s services. This is a team that boasts a 23-year-old All-Star at center (Bam Adebayo), an unquestioned leader known for his work ethic (Jimmy Butler), a number of talented youngsters (Duncan Robinson, Tyler […]

For the first time ever, Patrick McCaw has lost a playoff series

He was drafted in the second round of the 2016 NBA Draft (38th overall) by the Milwaukee Bucks, who sold his rights for $2.4 million to the Golden State Warriors. McCaw spent the next two seasons on the Warriors — the two seasons Golden State won rings behind a Stephen Curry/Kevin Durant/Klay Thompson/Draymond Green lineup […]

Jamal Murray’s Nuggets get Game 7 as Clippers collapse again

— Denver Nuggets (@nuggets) September 13, 2020 The momentum then swung entirely in the final period, with the Clippers shellshocked as Patrick Beverley fouled out and Denver seized the initiative, keeping the Lakers waiting with a flurry of late scores.