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  • • Kyrie Irving: Missing Celtics' playoff run 'completely sucked'
    Kyrie Irving, while happy for how his Boston Celtics teammates navigated a deep postseason run, said not being part of the playoff action due to injury “completely sucked.”The Celtics’ prospects for postseason success were seemingly derailed when Irving went down with a knee injury in late March. While the point guard was expected to return, Irving...
  • • Report: Raptors want to acquire top 10 pick to draft Kentucky's Shai Gilgeous-Alexander
    The Toronto Raptors don’t have a draft pick right now, but they’re trying to change that to get a shot at a player they apparently covet.According to Marc Stein of the New York Times, the Raptors are willing to make anyone on their roster available to trade into the top 10 to draft Kentucky guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander. That’s a big statement cons...
  • • Incredible stat shows how difficult and remarkable Cavaliers’ playoff run was
    There is an argument to be made that leading this Cleveland Cavaliers team to the NBA Finals stands as one of LeBron James’s more impressive career achievements, and there’s one stat that may back that up further.After being swept Friday night by the Golden State Warriors, the Cavaliers finished the playoffs with a negative point differential, havi...
  • • Tyronn Lue: Cavs will 'give Rodney Hood a chance' in Game 3
    Rodney Hood has basically been a non-factor for the Cleveland Cavaliers during the postseason, and his playing time has decreased with each series. After he got on the floor for four minutes in Game 2 of the NBA Finals, Tyronn Lue says Hood will be called upon to contribute more in Game 3.Lue told reporters on Tuesday that Hood is going to get an o...
  • Vegas Releases 2019 NBA Title Odds, And Celtics Fans Won’t Be Happy
    Even though the Boston Celtics failed in the Eastern Conference finals, it’s hard to look at them and not feel... »...
  • • Kelly Olynyk using playoff defeat as offseason motivation
    One year after being part of a Celtics team that made a strong push towards a championship, Heat forward Kelly Olynyk is upset that his season is over, Ira Winderman of the Sun Sentinel writes. Miami was eliminated from the postseason by the Sixers in five games.Olynyk signed a four-year pact with the Heat last summer as the Celtics shifted focus t...
  • • Ainge addresses Marcus Smart's uncertain future in Boston
    After a bitter Game 7 loss in the Eastern Conference Finals to end the Boston Celtics’ great 2017-18 season, offseason moves await yet again. One of Boston’s best role players, Marcus Smart, will be on the market as a free agent with his upside higher than ever.Smart will be a restricted free agent this summer, meaning the Celtics must match any of...
  • • Warriors vs. Cavs: Kevin Love will play NBA Finals Game 1 after clearing concussion protocol
    Love suffered the concussion in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals and missed all of Game 7...
  • • Cavaliers announce Kevin Love will play in Game 1 of the Finals
    After missing Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals this past weekend, Cleveland Cavaliers big man Kevin Love has passed through the concussion protocol and will play in Game 1 of the NBA Finals Thursday evening. There was some question about Love’s availability to start Cleveland’s championship matchup with the Golden State Warriors in Oakland. ...
  • • Kevin Love clears concussion protocol, will play in Game 1
    The Cleveland Cavaliers received some good news on Thursday that should give them a much better chance to upset the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals.After he missed Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals with a concussion, Kevin Love has cleared the league’s concussion protocol and will play in Game 1 on Thursday night. Love sustained the h...
  • • Warriors vs. Cavs: Kevin Love will start NBA Finals Game 1 if he clears concussion protocol
    Love suffered the concussion in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals and missed all of Game 7...
  • • Tatum doesn’t seem to think Cavs have chance vs. Warriors
    The Cleveland Cavaliers got the best of Jayson Tatum and the Boston Celtics in the Eastern Conference Finals, but LeBron James and his teammates may not have earned the total respect of the rookie superstar.In an appearance on ESPN’s “Get Up!” Thursday morning, Tatum was asked for his opinion on which team will prevail in the NBA Finals. When Jay W...
  • • Gordon Hayward has plate, screws removed from leg
    The Boston Celtics received some good news regarding Gordon Hayward’s recovery from a fractured fibula.Hayward took another step towards a full recovery from the gruesome injury he suffered during the Celtics’ first game of the season. On Wednesday, the team announced that Hayward’s surgery to remove the plate and screws that were inserted into his...
  • • Tyronn Lue still unsure of Kevin Love’s status for Game 1
    Cleveland Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue said the team still isn’t sure if Kevin Love will recover from his concussion in time to play in Thursday’s Game 1.Lue said Wednesday that Love was still questionable for the NBA Finals opener, but if he played, he would start. Love missed the majority of Game 6 and all of Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals...
  • • LOOK: LeBron James pays homage to younger self with new shoe
    Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors might be heavy favorites in their fourth consecutive NBA Finals matchup against LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers.But when it comes to the shoe game, the King reigns surpreme over his longtime nemesis.Fresh off Curry releasing his ugly new Under Armour shoe line, James is dropping the “Nike LeBron ...

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Top news - Eastern Conference Finals

  • Gordon Hayward on playing this season: “It’s definitely in the back of my mind”
    Just in time to make a run for an Eastern Conference Finals showdown against LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers?...
  • • Isaiah Thomas on Boston Celtics GM Danny Ainge: 'We're good'
    Isaiah Thomas did not hold back his feelings when he was initially traded from Boston to Cleveland last offseason. The two-time All-Star was upset at his sudden departure after playing a heroic role for the overachieving Celtics, who earned the No. 1 seed and advanced to the Eastern Conference Finals last season. That emotional playoff run was punc...
  • • Avery Bradley reportedly paid money to silence sexual assault accuser
    Avery Bradley reportedly entered into a confidentiality agreement with a woman who accused him of sexually assaulting her earlier this year, but the Detroit Pistons star says he was only trying to keep false allegations from going public.TMZ Sports reports that Bradley was accused of sexually assaulting a woman on May 23 while she was intoxicated a...
  • • Trade grades: Brassard to the Penguins, Cole to Senators, Reaves to Vegas
    Last year, Derick Brassard battled the Penguins in the Eastern Conference finals. Now the center, whom Pittsburgh acquired from the Senators in a three-way deal that sent Ian Cole to Ottawa and Ryan Reaves to Vegas -- will help the Pens try to threepeat....
  • 'I'll play,' Jozy Altidore says despite ankle injury ahead of MLS Cup final
    Toronto's Michael Bradley believes his side and Seattle have set the benchmark in MLS ahead of their second straight MLS Cup final matchup. Toronto FC manager Greg Vanney says it's important to not be too predictable in attack against a solid Seattle defense. Sebastian Salazar and Alejandro Moreno preview the Toronto-Sea...
  • Toronto's Altidore ahead of schedule in recovery from ankle injury - Vanney
    Ale Moreno previews the Seattle-Toronto MLS Cup rematch and believes both sides are even stronger than they were last year. ESPN FC's Sebastian Salazar, Kasey Keller and Taylor Twellman preview the MLS Cup rematch between Seattle and Toronto. The FC crew were unconvinced by Toronto's performances against Columbus and exp...
  • Orlando City move provides Justin Meram with new challenge, change of scenery
    Get a glimpse at what Justin Meram brings to Orlando City after the Lions acquired the forward in a trade with Columbus Crew SC. With several MLS stars set to line up for new clubs in 2018, check out some of the most notable trades of the offseason. A soccer player's career can be a bit like Newtonian physics. A player finds himself ...
  • • Allen will be invited to Celtics’ championship reunion vacation
    Ray Allen fell out of good graces with Boston Celtics teammates when he left the franchise to join LeBron James and the Miami Heat. But fear not! All is well again.Gary Washburn of the Boston Globe reports former C’s point guard Rajon Rondo said “everybody” will be invited to the reunion vacation for the 2008 team that won an NBA championship.Initi...
  • • Isaiah Thomas gets standing ovation from Cavs fans after entering first game for the team
    Isaiah Thomas surprised fans and analysts alike when he checked in at the scorer’s table and entered Tuesday’s game against the Trail Blazers.It was unclear when Thomas was going to return from his hip injury which he suffered in the Eastern Conference Finals last season, but Tuesday proved to be that night. Thomas entered the game in the first qua...
  • • Isaiah Thomas tried to force Cavs into letting him play in game
    It’s still unclear as to exactly when Isaiah Thomas will play in his first game with the Cavs, but that time appears to be drawing near.The Cavs still haven’t stated when he’ll return to the court, as he continues to recover from a hip injury he suffered in the Eastern Conference Finals last season, but Thomas apparently feels that he’s ready to go...
  • • Isaiah Thomas admits Celtics made him feel ‘hurt’ after trade
    Cavs point guard Isaiah Thomas still hasn’t played in a game with his new team — as he’s been recovering from a hip injury he suffered in the Eastern Conference Finals last season — but he continues to be peppered with questions regarding how he felt about being traded away by the Celtics in August.Thomas has been critical of Danny Ainge since the ...
  • • Isaiah Thomas speaks out on trade questions, injury
    In a pair of tweets Tuesday, Cavaliers guard Isaiah Thomas lashed out at reporters who continue to bring up his trade from the Celtics.“Don’t get mad at me like im sitting here wanting to still talk about the trade,” he posted. “Get mad at the person interviewing me lol. Get mad at the questions not the REAL answers! These post were for the people ...
  • • Isaiah Thomas throws down huge dunk, appears to be nearing return from injury
    Isaiah Thomas has been sidelined with a hip injury he suffered in the Eastern Conference Finals, but appears set to return in the coming weeks.And it sure seems like that return could happen fairly soon, judging by the dunk he recently threw down at practice. Check it out to see for yourself. The team has yet to make a definitive statement about ex...
  • • Celtics fan gets intricate Isaiah Thomas tattoo, and IT appreciates it
    Isaiah Thomas no longer plays for the Celtics, but one particular fan still has some admiration for him, apparently.Thomas, who was traded to the Cavs back in August, has yet to suit up for his new team yet, as he recovers from a hip injury he suffered in the Eastern Conference Finals last season. He participated in shootaround before Thursday’s ga...
  • • Watch Isaiah Thomas react to learning Danny Ainge traded him to Cavaliers
    It’s safe to say Isaiah Thomas was taken by surprise when he was traded from the Celtics to the Cavaliers back in August. Thomas has spoken openly about his disappointment over the move, and has been particularly critical of general manager Danny Ainge.We now know exactly how he felt after being traded, in a video clip that has surfaced from his do...

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