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  • • Nets not thinking about throwing their season away
    As a result of the Nets owning their own first-round pick for the first time in four years and the struggles the team has dealt with after losing Caris LeVert, many fans have brought up the idea of tanking this season to land another top prospect. However, as Greg Logan reveals for Newsday, the Nets and head coach Kenny Atkinson won’t be actively t...
  • • NBA Power Rankings: The Warriors have come for the throne
    Golden State has taken advantage of back-to-back Toronto losses, while Boston has started to resemble the Eastern Conference juggernaut that many feared....
  • • Nets fans recruit Kawhi Leonard with chant during game
    Brooklyn Nets fans are doing their best to recruit Kawhi Leonard to the team. During Friday night’s game between the Nets and Toronto Raptors, Brooklyn fans were directing chants aimed at Leonard. The first chant was “Uncle Dennis,” which was for Leonard's uncle, who has a strong relationship with Nets general manager Sean Marks. The second chant w...
  • • Report: Bucks acquire George Hill, Sam Dekker in trade with Cavaliers
    The Milwaukee Bucks are bolstering their roster as they look to solidify their place among the top teams in the Eastern Conference. The Bucks have acquired George Hill and Sam Dekker in a trade with the Cleveland Cavaliers. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reports Matthew Dellavedova, John Henson and two draft picks are going to Cleveland in the deal. The...
  • • Sixers worked out several vets, including Brandon Rush and Arron Afflalo
    The 76ers held a free-agent workout this week with multiple veteran players, according to The Athletic’s Shams Charania, who tweets that Brandon Rush and Arron Afflalo were among those in attendance. The team also worked out Sean Kilpatrick, who last played for the Bulls, and Haywood Highsmith, who currently plays in the NBA G League, according to ...
  • • Sixers worked out Brandon Rush, Arron Afflalo
    The 76ers held a free-agent workout this week with multiple veteran players, according to The Athletic’s Shams Charania, who tweets that Brandon Rush and Arron Afflalo were among those in attendance. The team also worked out Sean Kilpatrick, who last played for the Bulls, and Haywood Highsmith, who currently plays in the NBA G League, according to ...
  • • Why Hawks feel rookie Trae Young is ahead of schedule, and how he's measuring up to Luka Doncic
    Young has struggled to shoot, but he was named Eastern Conference Rookie of the Month for a reason...
  • Michael Parkhurst '100 percent' for MLS Cup amid ankle injury fears
    Relive the highlights of Atlanta United's journey to hosting their first ever MLS Cup final. Atlanta United goalkeeper Brad Guzan explains why winning MLS Cup is the only way this season will considered a success in his eyes. Miguel Almiron shares his keys for Atlanta United as they look to lift their first MLS Cup trophy on ...
  • • Kawhi Leonard proving he belongs atop MVP leaderboard
    With another dominant performance against a fellow Eastern Conference contender, the former Finals MVP is starting to make a case for this year's regular-season award....
  • • Kyle Lowry tight-lipped about relationship with Masai Ujiri
    In advance of an ESPN showdown between two Eastern Conference leaders – the Raptors and Sixers – in Toronto on Wednesday night, Kyle Lowry sat down with ESPN’s Rachel Nichols (video link) to discuss a handful of topics, including the offseason trade that sent DeMar DeRozan to San Antonio and his relationship with Raptors president of basketball ope...
  • • Knicks may target Bucks PG Eric Bledsoe in free agency
    The Knicks are expected to target superstar free agents this summer with Kevin Durant atop their wish list. Yet, they could be looking at the second tier of free agents if they miss out on one of the top stars and, according to Marc Berman of the New York Post, the team’s front office likes Eric Bledsoe‘s game. The 28-year-old point guard is enjoyi...
  • Preview: Rested Panthers gear up for season's 1st matchup vs. Bruins
    The Florida Panthers host a Boston Bruins team looking to gain ground in the competitive Eastern Conference Tuesday night....
  • Atlanta or Portland: ESPN analysts make their MLS Cup predictions
    Portland Timbers head coach Giovanni Savarese discusses the tale of two halves that saw his team come from behind to reach MLS Cup. Despite a late consolation for the Red Bulls, Atlanta United were crowned Eastern Conference champions and advance to the MLS Cup final following a 3-1 aggregate. ESPN goes behind-the-scenes in Kansas...
  • • Kawhi Leonard, Danny Green have the ability to find a way to win in close games
    The Raptors have been the best team in the league so far this season, in no small part due to the offseason additions of Kawhi Leonard and Danny Green. As Tim Bontemps of ESPN writes, one of the key qualities that both players bring to the table is their play down the stretch of a close game, as evident in the duel against Kevin Durant and the Warr...
  • • Pistons winning, Blake Griffin leading
    View this post on Instagram A post shared by Detroit Pistons (@detroitpistons) on Dec 1, 2018 at 7:09pm PST The Detroit Pistons are on a 5-game winning streak, and their 13-7 record this season is 4th best in the Eastern conference through Saturday’s games. The season is still young, but there is reason for [...]...

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Top news - Eastern Conference

  • • Incredible stat puts LeBron’s greatness in perspective
    LeBron James is so good that it often feels like he has spoiled us with his greatness. In fact, many observers have noted that James records so many 40-point games that we hardly treat it as the big deal that it is. One stat seems to confirm that.As Tom Haberstroh noted, Kevin Durant, Dirk Nowitzki, James Harden, Russell Westbrook and Dwyane Wade e...
  • • Kevin Love says he is a ‘toss-up’ for Game 7
    The Cleveland Cavaliers forced a Game 7 in their Eastern Conference Finals series against the Boston Celtics on Friday night, but it sounds like All-Star big man Kevin Love will be a true game-time decision for the deciding contest.Love, who was injured in the first quarter on a collision with Jayson Tatum and did not return to the game, told Jason...
  • • Watch: LeBron James shakes off leg injuries in Game 6
    LeBron James might not be invincible, but it sure seems like it at times.The Cleveland Cavaliers star shook off what looked like a leg injury late in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals. Teammate Larry Nance Jr. fell into him with 8:28 remaining in the game. James went down and was grabbing his leg afterwards. Though James seemed to be in pain,...
  • • Brad Stevens lauds LeBron James for ‘special night’
    Brad Stevens can at least appreciate greatness even when facing it.Stevens’ Boston Celtics lost Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals to the Cleveland Cavaliers 109-99 on Friday night. LeBron James put on another memorable performance. He scored 46 points and made consecutive 3-pointers to ice the game, which had the internet in awe.Stevens was a...
  • • Kevin Love out for Game 6 after collision with Jayson Tatum
    Kevin Love has been declared out for the remainder of Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Friday night after hitting his head in a collision with Jayson Tatum.Love checked out with just under seven minutes to go in the first quarter. He had run into Tatum and appeared to hit his head on the Boston Celtics forward’s head/shoulder. Love went d...
  • • Kevin Love ruled out of Game 6 return while he continues to be evaluated for concussion
    In the first quarter of Friday night’s Eastern Conference Finals game between the Boston Celtics and Cleveland Cavaliers, Kevin Love was forced to exit after taking a brutal hit to the head on a collision with Jayson Tatum. You can watch the play here.After being evaluated for a concussion in the locker room for an extended period of time, Love was...
  • • WATCH: LeBron James owns Terry Rozier with vicious chase-down block
    Friday night’s Eastern Conference Finals Game 6 between the Boston Celtics and Cleveland Cavaliers has been pretty lopsided since the first quarter as LeBron James and Co. have been dominating their rival.During the third quarter, James asserted his dominance in a pretty significant way, owning Terry Rozier with a vicious chase-down block on a woul...
  • • WATCH: Kevin Love leaves game after banging heads with Jayson Tatum
    In the first quarter of Friday night’s Eastern Conference Finals Game 5 between the Boston Celtics and Cleveland Cavaliers, Kevin Love and Jayson Tatum banged their heads hard, leaving Love laying on the ground in pain.Both players were hurt, but Love appeared to take the brunt of the blow. Cleveland had to immediately foul Boston to stop the clock...
  • • Kevin Love exits Game 6 with head injury
    Cavaliers forward Kevin Love headed to the locker room in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals with a head injury....
  • • DeRozan's All-NBA team naming puts him in rare company
    DeMar DeRozan was named to the All-NBA team on Thursday, joining Vince Carter as the only Raptors players in history to make several All-NBA teams. While it’s a special honor for DeRozan, it does not mean he is a lock to return to Toronto next season, Ryan Wolstat of the Toronto Sun writes.The Raptors began an overhaul after another early postseaso...
  • • No contract, no problem: Trotz guides Caps into Cup final
    ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) One of the lasting images from the Capitals' playoff run came the morning of Game 7 in the Eastern Conference final....
  • Chris Paul Injury: Rockets Guard Out For Game 6 Close-Out Attempt Vs. Warriors
    The Houston Rockets’ win in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals came at a price. Rockets guard Chris Paul... »...
  • Tampa Bay Lightning GM Steve Yzerman exit interview
    Tampa Bay Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman reflects on the 2017-18 season, coming up short in the Eastern Conference Final and making improvements in the upcoming offseason....
  • Rockets Vs. Warriors NBA Odds: Betting Spread, Moneyline For Game 5
    The Boston Celtics took a 3-2 series lead in the Eastern Conference finals by protecting homecourt with a Game 5... »...
  • • It’s foolish to count out LeBron and the Cavaliers quite yet
    The Cleveland Cavaliers have not been competitive on the road in their Eastern Conference Finals series against the Boston Celtics. Following a 13-point loss in Boston Wednesday night, the three-time defending conference champs have lost all three road games in this series by a combined 51 points.Given that Cleveland has to not only win Game 6 at h...

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