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Miami Heat vs. Atlanta Hawks 4/12/14: Video Highlights and Recap

April 12th, 2014
The Atlanta Hawks looked to seal up a playoff berth once and for all on Saturday when they faced the Miami Heat. The Hawks had won two straight and four of five, and faced a stern test from a Heat squad who had dropped two of its last three. Read more ...

Boston Celtics vs. Cleveland Cavaliers 4/12/14: Video Highlights and Recap

April 12th, 2014
The Cleveland Cavaliers looked to get back to form on Saturday, when they faced the Boston Celtics. The slumping Cavs had lost three of four, and they faced a Celtics squad that snapped a nine-game skid its last time out.Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

Is Iman Shumpert a Legitimate Building Block for NY Knicks?

April 12th, 2014
As with countless kingdoms and countries throughout history, any time a new regime usurps the old, courtiers and congressmen walk about wondering whether a tap on the shoulder means guaranteed good graces or a trip to the gallows. In the case of the New York Knicks' Iman Shumpert, all indications are ...

Should Cleveland Cavaliers Offer Tristan Thompson an Extension?

April 12th, 2014
While many are focused on Kyrie Irving's upcoming extension offer, it's important not to forget about the other young Cleveland Cavalier eligible for a raise. Tristan Thompson can also sign an extension this summer and should see a hefty raise from the $4 million he's making this season. The third-year forward ...

Philadelphia 76ers vs. Charlotte Bobcats 4/12/14: Video Highlights and Recap

April 12th, 2014
The Charlotte Bobcats looked to get back to their winning ways on Saturday night when they faced the Philadelphia 76ers. The Bobcats saw their five-game win streak snapped their last time out, and they faced a Sixers squad that had dropped three straight and five of six.Read more NBA news ...

Milwaukee Bucks vs. Washington Wizards 4/12/14: Video Highlights and Recap

April 12th, 2014
The Washington Wizards looked to gain some momentum heading towards the playoffs Saturday when they faced the Milwaukee Bucks. The Wizards snapped their two-game skid their last time out and faced a Bucks squad who snapped a six-game skid in their last game.Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

Knicks Officially Eliminated from Playoff Contention with Hawks’ Win over Heat

April 12th, 2014
The eight Eastern Conference playoff teams are set, and the New York Knicks are not included.  That's a statement that most have been predicting with confidence for much of the season, but it took until April 12—the fifth-to-last day of the season—for it become official.  The Atlanta Hawks did the honors, knocking ...

Vince Carter Passes Adrian Dantley for 25th on NBA All-Time Scoring List

April 12th, 2014
Dallas Mavericks shooting guard Vince Carter achieved another career milestone on Friday night, passing Adrian Dantley for 25th place on the NBA's all-time scoring list, per Mavs Insider's Earl K. Snead: Carter scored the fateful points on a three-pointer during the second quarter of the Mavericks' game against the Phoenix Suns. The ...

Andre Drummond’s Spectacular Sophomore Season Demands More Respect

April 12th, 2014
There's a reason people are sleeping on the monstrous sophomore season Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond is putting together—a few of them, actually. From the bad free-agency bets taken on Josh Smith and Brandon Jennings to the upcoming departure of longtime Pistons executive Joe Dumars, the Pistons have dominated headlines for all ...

Are Brandon Jennings and Josh Smith Still Salvageable for the Detroit Pistons?

April 12th, 2014
The Detroit Pistons had high expectations for the 2013-14 season after the acquisitions of Josh Smith and Brandon Jennings, but following a highly disappointing second half of the season, there's real concern about whether either player can successfully be part of the team's long-term plan. This was supposed to be the ...