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We are laying the hammer on the NBA Finals winner now

Are oddsmakers overreacting to the Heat's impressive Game 2 win?

Kyrie Irving issues 'karma' warning to unbothered Dave Portnoy

Kyrie Irving has stepped into the mud with Dave Portnoy.

Ex-Knicks coach returning to sidelines with Suns

In December of 2019, Fizdale was fired from the Knicks after the team went on an eight-game losing streak from consecutive 30-plus-point loses for the first time in franchise history.

ESPN broadcast slams to a halt over 'moaning' into microphone

"It's a gross noise man. It's a gross noise."

Broncos legend looks absolutely miserable as surrounding Miami fans celebrate win over Nuggets

The Broncos legend found himself among a group of Heat fans in Denver, and it was not exactly a pleasant experience for him as Miami took over.

Heat coach keeps making all the right moves

Erik Spoelstra, a two-time champion coaching in his sixth NBA Finals, pressed the right buttons once again after his team was overpowered in the series opener.

Knicks, Nets stars commit to play for Team USA in FIBA World Cup

New York basketball will be well represented this summer on Team USA. 

Heat rally for Game 2 win over Nuggets to even series, spoil star's huge effort

Miami outscored Denver 36-25 in the final period, erasing an eight-point deficit going into the final frame. 

Bet on a high-scoring affair during Game 2 of the NBA Finals

Here's how to bet Game 2 of the NBA Finals between the Heat and Nuggets.

Why Nuggets could be finally ready to win NBA championship

Denver's defense in the 104-93 Game 1 win — and over the last two-thirds of the season — is what makes this group different from past Nuggets teams.

Miami has shot to make impressive bit of sports history

The Miami Heat and the Florida Panthers are trying to win the NBA Finals and Stanley Cup Final as underdogs, both of them.

LeBron James' agent cryptic when asked about star client's NBA future

LeBron James hasn’t provided many hints on his plans, and when agent Rich Paul was asked about his client’s future, he didn’t give insight, either.

Celtics' Game 7 flop felt like a bad sequel to this embarrassment

It was unforgettable, if not unforgivable, for senseless, highest-level pro basketball. 

Former NCAA champion coach joining Nets as assistant

Ollie left Overtime Elite after two years of running the up-and-coming NBA feeder program.

NBA world has this major concern for Ja Morant: Stephen A. Smith

Some in the NBA world are worried about things much more weighty than when Ja Morant will return to the court.

The 2023 NBA Draft is an uncommon Sean Marks chance — what it means for the Nets’ picks

It’s the start of a span, through 2029, during which the Nets have the fourth-most draft capital in the NBA.

Knicks star undergoes ankle surgery after multiple injuries

The ankle had caused Randle to miss the last five regular season games and the re-aggravation cost him 2 ½ playoff tilts as well as limited his effectiveness.

'You’ve gotta attack': How Heat want to reverse this record-breaking Game 1 disparity

The Heat knocked down 100 percent of their free throws in Game 1 of the NBA Finals, an incredibly misleading statistic if ever there was one. 

High times: Nuggets fans made area outside Ball Arena smell like 'legalization' after Game 1 win

One Denver-area reporter made sure to use all of his senses when describing the scene outside Ball Arena following Game 1 of the NBA Finals.

Expect the worst for Ja Morant after 'very unusual' comment

ESPN senior writer Brian Windhorst expects a "significant" suspension for Ja Morant after a "very unusual" statement from NBA commissioner Adam Silver.