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  • Rockets Owner ‘Would Love’ Jimmy Butler In Houston, But Won’t Give Up Too Many Assets
    The Houston Rockets probably are the second-best team in the Western Conference. They came up just short of dethroning the... »...
  • • Mike Conley remains NBA's most underappreciated star
    Mike Conley is the most overshadowed star in the NBA. Greg Oden was his co-star from the age of 12 to 19. They played AAU ball together. After playing high school ball in Indiana, they would continue on to Ohio State. They led the Buckeyes to the NCAA Tournament Final in 2007. But throughout, Oden was the future superstar. Oden infamously went firs...
  • Victor Rodriguez brace sends Seattle Sounders past Houston Dynamo, close in on playoffs
    Seattle Sounders FC Houston Dynamo 4 1 FT Game Details Live football odds with bet365. Bet Now » GameCast Lineups and Stats Vic...
  • • Dallas 2-0 Orlando: Dallas dash Lions' postseason - Via MLS
    FC Dallas remained remained on top of the Western Conference and ended Orlando City's playoff contention with a 2-0 win Frisco....
  • Portland Timbers rout Real Salt Lake, edge closer to playoffs
    Real Salt Lake Portland Timbers 1 4 FT Game Details Live football odds with bet365. Bet Now » GameCast Lineups and Stats Sebast...
  • Adama Diomande hits brace to send LAFC past Colorado Rapids, clinch playoff berth
    Colorado Rapids LAFC 0 3 FT Game Details Live football odds with bet365. Bet Now » GameCast Lineups and Stats Adama Diomande fo...
  • • Chris Paul: 'Disrespect' towards Melo is 'unbelievable'
    The Houston Rockets are coming off one of the best regular seasons in NBA history. But it’s one that would fall short of the goal, as the Warriors took them out in seven in the Western Conference Finals. Then eventually, the Rockets would land Carmelo Anthony. We’re still not quite sure of the fit, but Chris Paul loves the move. After all, they’re ...
  • • LeBron James is all in on Brandon Ingram
    LeBron James continues to chat up Brandon Ingram as a budding superstar, ESPN’s Dave McMenamin relays. The Lakers small forward got a chance to play the point in the latest preseason game and racked up 31 points, nine rebounds and three steals. “His pace, his ability to play the point and play the wing, he’s a very special talent, and we’re definit...
  • • Report: Clippers talking Jimmy Butler trade
    The Los Angeles Clippers are reported in trade talks with the Minnesota Timberwolves about Jimmy Butler. Yahoo’s Chris Haynes reported on Friday that the two Western Conference teams are talking. He says that the Timberwolves’ asking price of players and draft picks has been viewed as too high. Haynes also says the Timberwolves would want to receiv...
  • • Top 25 NBA players heading into the 2018-19 season
    New faces in new cities. That’s what will define the 2018-19 NBA season. Whether it’s LeBron James’ move from Cleveland to Hollywood or DeMarcus Cousins shocking the world by signing with Golden State, there has been a titanic shift of power to the left coast.Even then, super teams have been formed and maintained as a way to knock off the Warriors....
  • • Report: Butler will play for T-Wolves on one condition
    The Jimmy Butler saga isn’t over yet. And while talks between Miami and Minnesota continue, there might be some good news regardless. As in, what happens if the Timberwolves fail to move him? Well, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reports that Butler wouldn’t miss any time — if healthy. So there you have it. The caveat, of course, is his health. Let’s loo...
  • FC Dallas, Paraguay striker Cristian Colman done for season with ACL tear
    FC Dallas forward Cristian Colman will miss the remainder of the season after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in his left knee during a training session, the team announced late Wednesday evening. Colman, 24, sustained the injury Tuesday. He will undergo surgery to repair the injury once the swelling in his knee subsides, according to ...
  • • Demand for Lakers tickets up 427 percent from last season
    LeBron James is a draw. LeBron James in Hollywood is something out of this world. The Los Angeles Lakers knew this when they targeted the planet’s best player in free agency. This also wasn’t lost on King James when he decided on signing with the Lakers.Now that James has made his first home appearance as a member of the Lakers, we’re starting to r...
  • • 2018-19 Season Preview: Dallas Mavericks
    Last season's 24-58 finish was the Mavericks' worst since 1997-98, as Dallas fell further back in the Western Conference. Guard Dennis Smith Jr., an All-Rookie second teamer, emerged last season and Harrison Barnes again carried the scoring load. But short of adding first-round pick Luka Doncic and new center DeAndre Jordan (via free agency), Dalla...
  • • D'Antoni offers brilliant quote about how to beat Warriors
    Houston Rockets head coach Mike D’Antoni is a realist. He knows the championship goes through a Golden State Warriors squad that has won three of the past four titles. Despite adding Carmelo Anthony to the mix this summer, that belief is as true as ever.Fresh off yet another title, Golden State added All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins to the mix. It ...

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  • Golden State Warriors vs Houston Rockets Full Game Highlights / Game 4 / 2018 NBA PlayoffsGolden State Warriors vs Houston Rockets Full Game Highlights / Game 4 / 2018 NBA Playoffs
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Top news - Western Conference

  • • Westbrook bristles at question about late-game airballs
    Russell Westbrook and the media are not exactly the best of bedfellows, and that was proven true once again on Thursday night.The San Antonio Spurs defeated Westbrook and the Oklahoma City Thunder 103-99 in a game where the reigning MVP airballed two deep threes down the stretch of the fourth quarter. Speaking with reporters afterwards, Westbrook w...
  • • Houston Rockets clinch No. 1 seed in Western Conference playoffs
    For the past three seasons, the Golden State Warriors have held the league's best record and No. 1 seed in the Western Conference. This postseason the Houston Rockets will be the team on top of the West standings with home-court advantage....
  • • Carmelo Anthony guarantees Thunder playoff appearance
    In the tight Western Conference, the Oklahoma City Thunder are fourth with a 44-31. But they are just 1 game up on both the Pelicans and Spurs. And while they boast a "Big 3" of Russell Westbrook, Paul George and Carmelo Anthony, nothing has been easy this season. But there’s on thing Melo is certain about: the Thunder are going to the playoffs.“We...
  • Kevin Connauton’s 2 goals lift Arizona over Vegas 3-2
    LAS VEGAS (AP) The Arizona Coyotes don't have much to play for, given they have the worst record in the Western Conference and have long been eliminated from the playoff race....
  • • Wild return home to host Stars (Mar 28, 2018)
    SAINT PAUL, Minn. -- March Madness is certainly not limited to the college basketball court, when one considers the NHL's made scramble of teams to sign their college draftees and finalize playoff spots. That's the case in both scenarios for the Minnesota Wild, who host the Dallas Stars on Thursday having just gotten one of their college prizes in ...
  • • Warriors owner Lacob appears to throw shade at Rockets
    Fans and analysts alike are buzzing about a potential Western Conference Finals showdown between the Rockets and Warriors.Hold on a second, though.Warriors owner Joe Lacob seems to feel that the Rockets could be eliminated before the Warriors could potentially face them in the finals.“We don’t know what’s going to happen. Houston could get upset if...
  • • Warriors owner: Rockets could be out before potential playoff showdown
    The Golden State Warriors remain quite confident amid some end-of-season struggles brought on by a roster decimated by injuries. The latest member of the organization to exhibit an unshakeable belief in the Warriors overcoming obstacles and making a deep run in the postseason is owner Joe Lacob.What makes Lacob’s confidence particularly intriguing,...
  • • Blazers’ Maurice Harkless to undergo knee procedure
    Trail Blazers forward Maurice Harkless will undergo an arthroscopy Wednesday to remove a loose body in his left knee, the team announced in a press release. His timetable to return to action will be determined following the procedure.Harkless is averaging 6.5 PPG and 2.7 RPG in 21.4 minutes per game. He’s coming off one of his best performances of ...
  • • Jeff Teague blasts Wolves after ‘worst loss’ of season
    Minnesota Timberwolves guard Jeff Teague knows how costly his team’s loss to the cellar-dwelling Memphis Grizzlies on Monday was.After the Wolves shockingly fell at home to the Grizzlies 101-93, Teague sounded off on their poor effort against an opponent with nothing at stake.“This was the worst loss, by far,” the former All-Star said, according to...
  • LAMARCUS ALDRIDGE NAMED WESTERN CONFERENCE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
    SAN ANTONIO (March 26, 2018) – The NBA today announced that San Antonio Spurs forward LaMarcus Aldridge was named the Western Conference...
  • • Rockets unsatisfied despite setting franchise record for wins in season
    Saturday night, the Houston Rockets defeated the New Orleans Pelicans 114-91, with James Harden’s 27 points and eight assists leading the way. The win gave Houston their 59th win on the season, which set a franchise record for regular season wins. According to Harden and head coach Mike D’Antoni, the Rockets are not satisfied with reaching that ben...
  • • Draymond Green to return Sunday, Durant next week for the Warriors
    The Golden State Warriors are a little beaten up at the moment. Right now, Klay Thompson and Stephen Curry remain out. But that’s where the bad news ends for now. Draymond Green returns today while Kevin Durant eyes a return next week. As it stands, the Warriors are 4.5 games behind the Rockets for first out west. And that’s not likely to change an...
  • • Ducks looking to keep postseason hopes alive vs. Oilers (Mar 25, 2018)
    After reaching the Western Conference finals last season, the Anaheim Ducks are aware they need every point possible down the stretch -- and will gladly accept a little help -- just to return to the postseason....
  • Wild Breakaway: Minnesota improves to 3-1 against Nashville
    The Minnesota Wild earned an important win over the top team in the Western Conference....
  • • Brett Brown declares Ben Simmons rookie of the year
    Brett Brown is standing by his man amid questions about who should win NBA’s Rookie of the Year Award.The Philadelphia 76ers head coach said unequivocally Saturday that Ben Simmons should win Rookie of the Year. Brown’s remarks came after Simmons recorded a triple-double in Philly’s win over Minnesota, marking his 10th triple-double of the season. ...

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