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    Rozier: 'We needed to get our butts whooped'


    After a 116-86 drubbing at the hands of the Cavaliers trimmed the Celtics' series lead to 2-1, guard Terry Rozier said he believes his team got a much-needed wake-up call. "We needed to get our butts whooped," said...

    After a 116-86 drubbing at the hands of the Cavaliers trimmed the Celtics' series lead to 2-1, guard Terry Rozier said he believes his team got a much-needed wake-up call. "We needed to get our butts whooped," said Rozier.

    Cavs finally unlocked, match LeBron's intensity to claim Game 3


    In a make-or-miss postseason, Cleveland's shots finally went down, as LeBron James notched 12 assists and the Cavs made 17-of-34 from the 3-point line to claim their first win of the Eastern Conference...

    In a make-or-miss postseason, Cleveland's shots finally went down, as LeBron James notched 12 assists and the Cavs made 17-of-34 from the 3-point line to claim their first win of the Eastern Conference finals.

    Green: Warriors 'at our best' when threatened


    Ahead of Sunday's Game 3 of the Western Conference finals, Warriors forward Draymond Green said, "I think we're at our best when we feel threatened," adding that in Game 2, "We didn't feel as threatened, and the sense of urgency wasn't...

    Ahead of Sunday's Game 3 of the Western Conference finals, Warriors forward Draymond Green said, "I think we're at our best when we feel threatened," adding that in Game 2, "We didn't feel as threatened, and the sense of urgency wasn't there."

    Hall of Famer Russell released from hospital


    Basketball Hall of Famer Bill Russell was taken to the hospital on Friday and released Saturday. A representative told TMZ that Russell was suffering from...

    Basketball Hall of Famer Bill Russell was taken to the hospital on Friday and released Saturday. A representative told TMZ that Russell was suffering from dehydration.

    Tatum has watched Kobe's critique '25 times'


    In his series "Detail," Kobe Bryant offered Celtics rookie Jayson Tatum advice on how to improve, which Tatum says he has "probably watched like 25 times...

    In his series "Detail," Kobe Bryant offered Celtics rookie Jayson Tatum advice on how to improve, which Tatum says he has "probably watched like 25 times already."

    Lowe: How Harden and the Rockets keep hunting Steph Curry


    What will decide Rockets-Warriors? Steph Curry's defense and the Warriors finding their mojo on offense are two big things to...

    What will decide Rockets-Warriors? Steph Curry's defense and the Warriors finding their mojo on offense are two big things to watch.

    Is Celtics-Warriors inevitable? Answering the big playoff questions


    Are we headed for a Warriors-Celtics NBA Finals? What's up with Stephen Curry? Our NBA experts answer the pressing questions in the conference...

    Are we headed for a Warriors-Celtics NBA Finals? What's up with Stephen Curry? Our NBA experts answer the pressing questions in the conference finals.

    Suns GM 'certainly open' to dealing No. 1 pick


    Phoenix Suns general manager Ryan McDonough says he hasn't ruled out the option of dealing away the No. 1 pick in June's draft for a lower pick -- or even a worthy veteran...

    Phoenix Suns general manager Ryan McDonough says he hasn't ruled out the option of dealing away the No. 1 pick in June's draft for a lower pick -- or even a worthy veteran player.

    Young: 'I'm the best overall player in this draft'


    Trae Young says his focus is to be not just the best player in the 2018 draft, but the best player in the...

    Trae Young says his focus is to be not just the best player in the 2018 draft, but the best player in the NBA.

    ESPN Forecast: Who makes, who wins NBA Finals?


    Who are the new favorites to make the NBA Finals, and who will win the title? Our panel makes...

    Who are the new favorites to make the NBA Finals, and who will win the title? Our panel makes predictions.

    Who's out, who's in: NBA coaching changes


    At least nine NBA teams will have a different coach than the one that started the 2017-18 season. Keep up with every change on the sidelines...

    At least nine NBA teams will have a different coach than the one that started the 2017-18 season. Keep up with every change on the sidelines here.

    FAQ: How will legal gambling change the NBA and the way we watch it?


    The NBA has been on the leading edge of legalized sports betting. But what does the Supreme Court decision mean for the league and how will it affect the...

    The NBA has been on the leading edge of legalized sports betting. But what does the Supreme Court decision mean for the league and how will it affect the game?

    Why players across the NBA think Jose Calderon is worth $2.2 billion


    An internet mix-up led to Jose Calderon briefly showing up on Google with a net worth of $2.2 billion, leading to endless jokes in...

    An internet mix-up led to Jose Calderon briefly showing up on Google with a net worth of $2.2 billion, leading to endless jokes in Cleveland.