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  1. PBT Extra: Houston Rockets face interesting off-season

    May 29, 2015, 7:01 PM EDT

    Dallas Mavericks v Houston Rockets - Game One

    There are questions about the future of Josh Smith, Patrick Beverley and others with the team.

  2. LeBron James on how to slow Stephen Curry: “The same way you slow me down … You can’t.”

    May 29, 2015, 6:15 PM EDT

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    The two most popular players in the NBA this season (with Kevin Durant out) go head-to-head on the NBA’s biggest stage.

  3. PBT Extra with NBASavant.com: Cleveland may want to cover Curry in the left corner

    May 29, 2015, 5:29 PM EDT

    Houston Rockets v Golden State Warriors - Game Five

    Cleveland’s defense has looked better in the playoffs than it has all season, but starting next Thursday it will get the biggest test it has had all season.

  4. It’s official: Scott Skiles hired as head coach of Orlando Magic

    May 29, 2015, 4:53 PM EDT

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    Skiles is a former Magic player from 1989 through 1994.

  5. PBT Podcast: Talking Thibodeau/Bulls divorce; future for Rockets, Hawks

    May 29, 2015, 3:45 PM EDT

    Chicago Bulls v Cleveland Cavaliers - Game Two

    Would hiring Thibodeau really a wise call by the Pelicans?

  6. Warriors’ Klay Thompson officially diagnosed with concussion

    May 29, 2015, 3:09 PM EDT

    Klay Thompson

    The NBA needs to review this process going forward.

  7. Three coaches who may replace Tom Thibodeau in Chicago

    May 29, 2015, 8:30 AM EDT

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    They want Fred Hoiberg, but does he want them?

  8. Report: Kevin Love going to “look around” this summer as free agent; Celtics, Lakers, Rockets possible

    May 29, 2015, 8:00 AM EDT

    Kevin Love

    I expect Love will stay with the Cavaliers this summer, but a lot of people around the league are not so convinced.

  9. Report: Scott Skiles also being considered for Pelicans job

    May 28, 2015, 8:30 AM EDT

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    He would help the defense, but I’m not sure about the fit.

  10. Klay Thompson showing “concussion-like symptoms” following knee to head

    May 28, 2015, 2:55 AM EDT

    Klay Thompson

    This is where the week off until the Finals tip off benefits the Warriors.

  11. Harden struggles, Warriors role players step up leading team to Finals for first time in 40 years

    May 28, 2015, 12:39 AM EDT

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    The Warriors don’t care how it looked, they will take it.

  12. PBT Extra: Cavaliers’ improved defense helps them to Finals

    May 27, 2015, 8:12 PM EDT

    Cleveland Cavaliers V Atlanta Hawks - Game Four

    The Cavaliers are allowing 98.5 points per 100 possession in the playoffs, the best of the four teams to reach the conference Finals

  13. Reports: Bulls getting closer to firing Tom Thibodeau

    May 27, 2015, 5:35 PM EDT

    Cleveland at Chicago, Game 6

    If they want him gone, they just have to pull the trigger on the firing. Otherwise, bring him back.

  14. PBT Extra: Despite ending, Hawks had season worth celebrating

    May 27, 2015, 4:47 PM EDT

    Atlanta Hawks Media Day

    The Hawks had an exciting season, they filled an arena that in past years felt like a mausoleum, they played beautiful basketball for months at a time.

  15. Bucks’ Jared Dudley: “Most guys don’t want to play with Kobe”

    May 27, 2015, 3:23 PM EDT

    Los Angeles Lakers v Los Angeles Clippers

    Free agents will still come to the Lakers, but their pool may be smaller than some other teams because of Kobe.

  16. PBT Extra: Expect a healthy Stephen Curry for Game 5… sorry Houston

    May 27, 2015, 8:00 AM EDT

    Curry and this Warriors team are not going to crumble like the Clippers did.

  17. J.R. Smith takes selfie at podium after Cavaliers advance to Finals

    May 27, 2015, 2:02 AM EDT

    JR Smith Selfie

    J.R. Smith on the national stage of the Finals is going to be so much fun.

  18. Stephen Curry went through concussion protocol twice before returning to court

    May 26, 2015, 6:59 PM EDT

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    Curry reported no symptoms after the game or on Tuesday, which means expect the regular Curry back for Game 5 Wednesday night.

  19. Report: Kyle Korver to have surgery on his ankle

    May 26, 2015, 6:17 PM EDT

    Atlanta Hawks v Washington Wizards - Game Six

    There is no timeline but this could impact training camp and the start of next season.

  20. Jason Terry says he will play next season, his 17th in NBA

    May 26, 2015, 5:45 PM EDT

    Jason Terry

    If he’s used in the aging shooter role on the court and veteran locker room presence off it, bringing him back for another season for a few million makes sense.

  21. PBT Podcast: We’re back (finally), talking Curry, Harden, and what should be a Flagrant Foul

    May 26, 2015, 5:00 PM EDT

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    We talk flagrant fouls — the NBA has to find some consistency.

Did Chicago do the right thing in firing Thibodeau?

Despite ending, Hawks had season to remember
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