The New York Knicks staved off elimination against the Indiana Pacers on Thursday, but now have to find a way to keep the series going when Game 6 shifts back to Indianapolis Saturday night.
New 76ers president of basketball operations and general manager Sam Hinkie might not look the part, with his small, unathletic frame covered in tan pants, a button-down dress shirt and a blue sport jacket.
When he was asked to name the NBA teams he felt were the best fit for him, Otto Porter Jr. never hesitated in mentioning the Cavaliers. In fact, it was the first team out of his mouth. Yet he won't be meeting with General Manager Chris Grant or anyone from the team's traveling party during this week's NBA combine.
The Miami Heat could have to wait until Monday before learning their opponent in the Eastern Conference finals.
No Kevin Durant.
Regardless of what happens this summer, the Bulls' biggest offseason addition will be the youngest most valuable player in NBA history.
MILWAUKEE-Atlanta Hawks coach Larry Drew will interview for the Milwaukee Bucks vacant coaching position Monday, a league source confirmed Friday.
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There's a thought that Indiana post player Cody Zeller would have gone in the top five of last year's NBA draft.
They were globally insignificant and, on the whole, an object of civic ridicule. There had been so much failure and futility, so much shameful history, so many years of shoddy product peddled by an infernally inept ownership.
Not many were calling Victor Oladipo a potential top-10 draft pick when he was a freshman defensive specialist at Indiana.
The Sacramento Kings, adrift for years and nearly lured away from the city, effectively reopened for business Friday.
One might assume that Heat guard Dwyane Wade was happy to see the Knicks push the Pacers to a sixth game in their series, because it guaranteed an extra two days of rest for Wade before the start of the Eastern Conference finals, now set for Wednesday.
The Maloofs' agreement to sell the Kings to a Sacramento investor group was essentially sealed late Wednesday in Dallas, after the Sacramentans agreed to sweeten the pot.
The Miami Heat have LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh. The Spurs have dominated for years with the trio of Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili.
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