There are a few different ways to look at Friday's Game 2 Eastern Conference Finals encounter between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Boston Celtics.
The NBA announced Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook, Houston Rockets point guard James Harden and San Antonio Spurs small forward Kawhi Leonard as the finalists for the 2016-17 NBA Most Valuable Player Award on Friday. Enes Kanter of the Oklahoma City Thunder said in a video posted on Twitter that the authorities in Romania had detained him and told him his passport had been canceled.
Cleveland and Golden State are blowing through the playoffs, just like everyone thought they would. by Kristian Winfield@Krisplashed May 20, 2017, 8:00am EDT. Race day has arrived for the running of the 142nd Preakness, and buzz is starting to build around Always Dreaming's Triple Crown chances.
The NBA draft lottery is over and the order is set, which means it's time for a deep dive into a fresh mock draft. So let's do that first, before we go into detail on how the early picks could play out come June 22. BOSTON -- LeBron James says he did not know he was left off the list announcing the three finalists for NBA MVP before leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 130-86 win over the Boston Celtics to go up 2-0 in the Eastern Conference finals.
The Lakers have the No. 2 pick in June's NBA draft, and with the Celtics expected to take Washington's Markelle Fultz at No. BOSTON (AP) - An NBA playoff-record, 41-point halftime lead. A franchise record for total points. A 13th consecutive playoff win, tying another league record.