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Thunder Steal Game 1 From Warriors

May 16, 2016; Oakland, CA, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) congratulates forward Kevin Durant (35) for being fouled during the second quarter in game one of the Western conference finals of the NBA Playoffs against the Golden State Warriors at Oracle Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

First-year coach Billy Donovan and the Oklahoma City Thunder pulled out an unexpected win Monday night when they matched up against the Golden State Warriors in Warrior territory. The Warriors and the Thunder played each other three times in the regular season, each time the Thunder came up short. It did not look …

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Heat Playoff Run Falls Short

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The Miami Heat’s playoff run is over as the Toronto Raptors won Game 7 of the NBA’s Eastern Conference semi-finals 116-89 Sunday night. The Heat kept the game close, trailing only 86-78 after three quarters but the fourth quarter proved to make all the difference as the Raptors outscored the Heat 30-11 to win going away.  The …

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NBA Playoff Preview: Heat at Raptors

May 9, 2016; Miami, FL, USA; Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade (3) shoots over Toronto Raptors forward Patrick Patterson (54) during the fourth quarter in game four of the second round of the NBA Playoffs at American Airlines Arena. The Heat won in overtime 94-87. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

The Eastern Conference semifinal series between the Miami Heat and Toronto Raptors has arguably been the most competitive series of the 2016 Playoffs. Through four games, three have gone into overtime. The dynamic of the series has changed dramatically with the injuries of Hassan Whiteside and Jonas Valanciunas, and Dwyane Wade …

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Preview: Heat Face Hornets in Game 5 With Series Tied

Apr 25, 2016; Charlotte, NC, USA; Miami Heat guard Josh Richardson (0) celebrates with guard Gerald Green (14) after a score in the second half against the Charlotte Hornets in game four of the first round of the NBA Playoffs at Time Warner Cable Arena. The Hornets defeated the Heat 89-85. Mandatory Credit: Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports

The Miami Heat will be looking to take the series lead Wednesday night when they host the Charlotte Hornets in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference first round. The series is currently tied at two games each. After taking a 2-0 series lead over the Hornets behind stellar offensive performances, the Heat …

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Monday NBA Playoffs Recap

Apr 25, 2016; Oklahoma City, OK, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) shoots the ball over Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki (41) and center Zaza Pachulia (27) during the third quarter in game five of the first round of the NBA Playoffs at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports

The action of the NBA Playoffs was in full swing Monday night with three nail-biting match ups. The Oklahoma City Thunder clinched the 4-1 series win at home over the Dallas Mavericks defeating them 118-104. It was the unstoppable performance by OKC’s Russell Westbrook to help the team take home the first round of the playoff …

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Stephen Curry Out At Least 2 Weeks

Apr 24, 2016; Houston, TX, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) looks on before playing against the Houston Rockets in the first quarter in game four of the first round of the NBA Playoffs at Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Thomas B. Shea-USA TODAY Sports

Defending the title just got a little harder for the Golden State Warriors. The Dubs will be without the ‘Human Highlight Reel’ in their quest to complete the best season ever. According to ESPN, Curry has a Grade 1 MCL sprain and will be re-evaluated in the near future. BREAKING: MRI …

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NBA Playoff Recap

Apr 18, 2016; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Toronto Raptors center Bismack Biyombo (8) is fouled by Indiana Pacers guard Ty Lawson (10) in game two of the first round of the 2016 NBA Playoffs at Air Canada Centre. The Raptors beat the Pacers 98-87. Mandatory Credit: Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports

Oklahoma City took hold of the series last night with a redemptive performance from Kevin Durant. The 2014 MVP scored 34 points and Russell Westbrook added 26 points on the night leading the Thunder to a 131-102 victory over the Dallas Mavericks. This was the first game on the road for the …

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