The Milwaukee Bucks Need Jrue Holiday To Be Less Of A Hero

When Khris Middleton went down in Game 2 of the Bucks’ first round series against the Chicago Bulls, Milwaukee lost its most reliable perimeter scorer and its most trusted on-ball creator beyond Giannis Antetokounmpo, who already shoulders a considerable creative burden. The player thrust into the spotlight in Middleton’s absence has been Jrue Holiday, the … Read more

‘Not Fair’ Bill Simmons Can Vote On NBA Awards

Here is a thing that Bill Simmons said on his podcast back on April 13 about his first-team All-Rookie ballot: “I put [New Orleans Pelicans forward Herbert Jones] first-team All-Rookie,” Simmons said, per SI. “I put him over Jalen Green. F*ck Jalen Green. I don’t care you’re scoring 40 points and your team’s 19–60. Congratulations. … Read more

Suns Use Dominant Third Quarter To Blow Out Mavs In Game 5

The Phoenix Suns opened the Western Conference Semifinals with a pair of home wins over the Dallas Mavericks, taking control of the dates as the No. 1 overall seed. Dallas responded in kind with back-to-back home victories in Game 3 and Game 4, including a three-point shooting barrage on Sunday that evened the series at … Read more

The Heat Made A Statement In A Game 5 Blowout Of The Sixers

The Miami Heat are on the verge of a berth in the Eastern Conference Finals. Miami played host to the Philadelphia 76ers on Tuesday night, and in one of the most emphatic performances that we’ve seen this postseason, the Heat got up early and never looked back en route to a 120-85 win. As a … Read more

The Warriors Somehow Won Game 4 After Trailing For 47 Minutes

Game 4 between the Warriors and Grizzlies was not exactly what you’d call beautiful basketball, as the two teams failed to crack the 25 percent mark from three-point range on 71 combined attempts. The Warriors missed their first 15 three-pointers, as they came out flat against a Memphis team playing without Ja Morant, looking to … Read more

Al Horford’s Career Night Led The Celtics To A Game 4 Win

After a memorable Game 3 that resulted in a narrow in for the Milwaukee Bucks, the Boston Celtics entered Game 4 with significant urgency on Monday. Though the Celtics were on the road, they needed a win to avoid a dreaded 3-1 deficit and, just before tip-off, the word broke that Boston would be without … Read more

Barkley Thinks Players Should Get 5 Minutes With Unruly Fans

The Dallas Mavericks evened their series with the Phoenix Suns on Sunday night with another impressive win at home in Game 4, but the performance of the Mavs, headlined by an 8-for-12 night from Dorian Finney-Smith from three-point range, It was unfortunately dampened by the news of an altercation at the stands that saw a … Read more

Chris Paul Furious After Mavs Fan ‘Put His Hands On My Mom’

Chris Paul had a dreadful Game 4 in Dallas, scoring just five points in 23 minutes of play before fouling out of a 111-101 loss to the Mavericks that evened the second round series at 2-2. His frustrating night on the court was compounded off of it due to an apparent incident involving his family … Read more

James Harden Led The Sixers To A Game 4 Win Over Miami

The return of Joel Embiid to the Sixers lineup reinvigorated the team in Game 3 as they swiped their first win of the series against the Heat on Friday night with a dominant defensive performance, but Game 4 saw maybe an even more important development in Philadelphia, as James Harden came to life for a … Read more