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Draymond Green and Trevor Ariza Get Chippy During Game 1 of Conference Finals

May 19th, 2015
The stakes are high for the Golden State Warriors and Houston Rockets in the Western Conference Finals, and things got a little chippy in Game 1 Tuesday night at Oracle Arena.While setting a screen in the fourth quarter, Golden State's Draymond Green fell into Trevor Ariza as the two slid ...

James Harden Banks in Contested Layup at Buzzer to End 3rd Quarter vs. Warriors

May 19th, 2015
The Houston Rockets might have blown a 16-point first-half lead in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals, but James Harden was doing what he could to keep his team in the contest Tuesday night at Oracle Arena.With time running out in the third quarter against the Golden State Warriors, ...

Stephen Curry Drains Shot at Buzzer Before Halftime of Game 1 vs. Rockets

May 19th, 2015
There are few teams that can come back from double-digit deficits in a hurry, but the Golden State Warriors are one of those teams.After being down by as many as 16 points Tuesday night in the first half of Game 1 against the Houston Rockets, the Warriors surged back and ...

Stephen Curry Shakes Head at Rockets Sending out Nick Johnson for Pregame

May 19th, 2015
It looks like the 2015 NBA Most Valuable Player didn't take kindly to being disrespected.Prior to Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals on Tuesday night, the Golden State Warriors sent out Stephen Curry to meet with the Houston Rockets representative. The Rockets, meanwhile, sent out rookie Nick Johnson, which ...

Internet Reacts to the NBA Draft Lottery

May 19th, 2015
The 2015 NBA draft lottery produced a couple of surprises, and of course, the Internet reacted.The biggest surprise from Tuesday night in Manhattan was the New York Knicks' dropping out of the top three selections. The Knicks had the second-best shot at No. 1 overall, but they instead got the ...

Vladimir Putin Scores 8 Goals During Hockey Game with Former NHL Players

May 16th, 2015
Russian President Vladimir Putin only recently started playing hockey, but the 62-year-old already has some serious skills on the ice.While playing in an exhibition game in Sochi, Russia, Putin scored eight goals to help lead his team to an 18-6 win. Former NHL players Pavel Bure and Valeri Kamensky joined Putin ...

D’Angelo Russell Tells Reporters He’s the Best Player in 2015 NBA Draft

May 16th, 2015
Former Ohio State point guard D'Angelo Russell certainly isn't lacking in confidence.While speaking with reporters at the NBA Draft Combine on Friday, Russell was asked why an NBA team should draft him. He didn't hesitate with his answer, telling the reporter he's the best player in the draft.The 19-year-old is expected ...

Stephen Curry Drains Shot Past Halfcourt to End 3rd Quarter vs. Grizzlies

May 15th, 2015
When you're in the debate for the greatest shooter in NBA history, shots like this don't hurt.Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry got the ball with time running out in the third quarter of Friday's Game 6 against the Memphis Grizzlies. Before the buzzer sounded, Curry heaved a shot from ...

Grizzlies’ Courtney Lee Banks in Shot at Buzzer Before Halftime vs. Warriors

May 15th, 2015
It feels like the theme of this year's NBA playoffs has been last-second bank shots, and that theme continued on Friday.Just before halftime in Game 6 against the Golden State Warriors, Memphis Grizzlies wing Courtney Lee was able to kiss it off the glass just before the buzzer.That shot helped ...

LeBron James Pokes Fun at Kyrie Irving’s Injuries After Game 5 Win vs. Bulls

May 12th, 2015
The Cleveland Cavaliers came away with a huge 106-101 win in Tuesday's Game 5 against the Chicago Bulls thanks to big performances from LeBron James and Kyrie Irving, who combined for 63 points.Following the contest, LeBron was celebrating with Cavaliers teammate Tristan Thompson, after which he saw Irving. LeBron told ...