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Warriors vs. Rockets: Game 3 Score and Twitter Reaction from 2015 NBA Playoffs

May 23rd, 2015
The Golden State Warriors are just one game away from the NBA Finals after routing the Houston Rockets, 115-80, Saturday night in the Toyota Center to take a 3-0 lead in the Western Conference Finals. As Chris Haynes of the Northeast Ohio Media Group posited, home-court advantage looks less and less ...

Steph Curry Nails 3 from Corner Despite Rockets Fan’s Attempt at Defense

May 23rd, 2015
As the Houston Rockets continued to get pummeled in the third quarter of Game 3, a fan sitting courtside tried to distract Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry.The NBA MVP—and new owner of the league record for converted three-pointers in a single postseason—sunk a triple and appeared to wink ...

Stephen Curry Sets NBA Single Postseason 3-Point Record

May 23rd, 2015
Add another line to Stephen Curry’s incredible 2014-15 resume.  The league MVP passed sharpshooter Reggie Miller Saturday for the most three-pointers in a single NBA postseason. The NBA passed along the stat, while Bleacher Report offered some congratulations for the 2014-15 MVP: The NBA also shared the highlight of the record-breaking shot, ...

Dwight Howard Throws It Down over 2 Warriors in Game 3

May 23rd, 2015
They always say not to tug on Superman’s cape. Let’s add to that: Don’t try to jump with him either.Dwight Howard jammed all over Golden State Warriors big men Andrew Bogut and Draymond Green early in the first quarter of Game 3 on Saturday night.With his Houston Rockets down 0-2 ...

Father Signing to Deaf Son During Basketball Timeout Will Warm Your Heart

May 23rd, 2015
Whether it’s celebrating a child's first basket, playing a pickup game or cheering on the MVP, sports bring people together like few things in the world can.In the clip above, a father is communicating to his deaf son during a timeout in a youth basketball game. Forget the trophies, money ...

The NBA Draft Prospects with the Biggest Red Flags in the 2015 Class

May 23rd, 2015
Any number of different things can raise an NBA draft prospect's stock—overstuffed stat sheets, freakish physical gifts, well-spoken interviews...the list goes on and on. But only one thing is required to send those same stocks spiraling in the wrong direction: the dreaded red flag. It's admittedly a vague term that essentially groups ...

Terrence Ross Injury: Updates on Raptors Wing’s Ankle and Recovery

May 23rd, 2015
Toronto Raptors forward Terrence Ross underwent surgery to remove bone spurs from his ankle. No time table was set for his return. Continue for updates. Ross Undergoes Surgery Saturday, May 23 An NBA.com press release noted Saturday that Ross underwent the surgery “to remove bone spurs and loose bodies from his left ankle.” He ...

Golden State Warriors vs. Houston Rockets: Live Score and Analysis for Game 3

May 23rd, 2015
Behind an offensive barrage from Stephen Curry, the Golden State Warriors obliterated the Houston Rockets in Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals, 115-80. Curry dropped 40 points on 12-of-19 shooting, many of his makes coming in highlight-reel fashion. He was 7-of-9 from three-point range, passing Reggie Miller's all-time mark for ...

Roy Hibbert Shows Off Impressive Jiu-Jitsu as He Prepares for Upcoming Season

May 23rd, 2015
Throughout his seven years in the NBA, Roy Hibbert has been a bruiser, not a speedster.In order to possibly add some quickness to his game, the Indiana Pacers center tried his hand at the Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Academy on Saturday. And he’s much more catlike than you’d expect.Next time he gets ...

B/R Mixtape: Steph Curry and James Harden Do Battle in Western Conference Finals

May 23rd, 2015
Steph Curry and James Harden were the top two MVP vote-getters for a reason.While the Golden State Warriors point guard took home the award, The Beard was equally deserving.Now, we’re the winners—we get to see these superstars go head-to-head in the Western Conference Finals.Both have carried their respective teams as ...