May 8, 2014, 8:00 AM EDT
Heat, Spurs looking to take command of their series.
May 6, 2014, 9:53 PM EDT
Heat shoot 56.8 percent from the field, outscore Nets 52-28 in the paint to take a 1-0 lead in the series.
May 6, 2014, 4:45 PM EDT
Brooklyn will need a big series out of him against Miami, so he needs the ankle to hold up.
May 4, 2014, 4:37 PM EDT
Raptors put together an incredible fourth quarter rally to have one final chance, but Paul Pierce denied them at the buzzer.
May 2, 2014, 10:17 PM EDT
Deron Williams led the way as the Nets avoided elimination.
May 2, 2014, 8:00 AM EDT
Thursday night there were three Game 6s, now there are three Game 7s. Friday night there are three Game 6s, we’ll see if anyone can close out a series.
May 1, 2014, 8:44 AM EDT
This move and shot are a thing of beauty.
May 1, 2014, 2:03 AM EDT
Toronto blows 26-point lead, rallies to win
Apr 30, 2014, 11:37 PM EDT
Jonas Valanciunas and Greivis Vasquez make ending pretty nerve-racking themselves
Apr 30, 2014, 11:08 PM EDT
Raptors guard ends first half of Game 5 with big basket
Apr 30, 2014, 8:00 AM EDT
Three big games Wednesday night — two game fives where the series are tied, plus the Rockets are trying to keep their season alive.
Apr 27, 2014, 10:23 PM EDT
Raptors shut down Joe Johnson, Nets manage just 12 fourth quarter points as series is evened at two games apiece.
Apr 27, 2014, 3:30 PM EDT
Kevin Garnett often does crazy things on the court, and this may explain why.
Apr 25, 2014, 11:43 PM EDT
Nets know that closing games out like this ultimately won’t get them very far in the playoffs.
Apr 25, 2014, 8:00 AM EDT
Both Rockets, Bulls in must win situations.
Apr 19, 2014, 4:06 PM EDT
Playoff games are played in the halfcourt and the Nets owned that in Game 1.
Apr 18, 2014, 11:55 PM EDT
This should be the East’s most competitive first round matchup.
Apr 15, 2014, 3:46 PM EDT
It’s not something you could ever prove (and the Nets may not even do it), but they could rest guys in hopes of falling into a first-round matchup with Toronto.
Apr 9, 2014, 6:31 PM EDT
USA Basketball will play exhibitions in Las Vegas, Chicago and New York in advance of the World Championships in September.
Apr 2, 2014, 8:00 AM EDT
Nets have been the East’s best team since the first of the year, and may threaten Miami and Indiana once the postseason begins.
Mar 31, 2014, 1:22 PM EDT
Don’t get any ideas. Unless…
Mar 28, 2014, 2:45 PM EDT
Minnesota is now paying the price for David Kahn’s biggest mistake as general manager — refusing to give Kevin Love the full five-year max salary extension. (He was saving it for Ricky Rubio, the guy he drafted.) What Love ended up with was a four year deal — but he pushed for and got on…
Mar 19, 2014, 1:12 PM EDT
Shaun Livingston has been a solid point guard for the Nets this season and he has looked even better of late as the Nets have gotten hot — in his last 5 games he has averaged 11.8 points on 53 percent shooting, plus dishing out four assists a game. He is a quality veteran backup…
Mar 18, 2014, 2:28 AM EDT
Our quick look around the NBA, or what you missed while trying to explain how a python ate your family pet… J.J. Hickson/Kenneth Faried, Denver Nuggets. Let’s be clear — Denver snapped the Los Angeles Clippers 11-game win streak because the Clippers were tired and off. The back-to-back with the second game in Denver trap…
Mar 17, 2014, 1:47 PM EDT
The Spurs and Clippers have distanced themselves from the pack with double-digit winning streaks and sit on top. The Sixers have anchored themselves to the bottom.
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