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Ford: Making every pick for both rounds

Chad Ford plays GM for all 30 NBA teams, making his "Grade A" picks -- picks that would earn a team an A -- for both rounds of the 2015 NBA draft.

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TNT's Johnson gifts Emmy to Scott's daughters

Turner Sports broadcaster Ernie Johnson bestowed a Sports Emmy Award he won Tuesday night for best studio host to the daughters of the late, longtime ESPN anchor Stuart Scott.

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9hEthan Sherwood Strauss

When shooting stars grow dim

The Warriors believe they were too emotional during the Game 2 loss, sunk by a poor shooting night in the face of a tough Memphis defense.

Highlights

Conley returns as Grizzlies even series (2:37)

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1dZach Lowe

How NBA's playoff casualties will spend for future

With the first round over, eight more teams can turn their attention toward the offseason transaction bonanza -- and the unprecedented climate of uncertainty around it.

TrueHoop TV

Bear witness to Steph Curry (1:06)

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19hMike Mazzeo

End of the line for D-Will in Brooklyn?

Is Deron Williams' tenure in Brooklyn over? The time may be right for a fresh start on both sides, Mike Mazzeo writes.

Latest News

Derrick Rose: 'My shoulder's alright' (0:39)

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Curry's plays of the year (2:34)

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Latest NBA title odds

  • Warriors: Even
  • Cavs, Bulls: 5-to-1
  • Clippers: 6-to-1
  • Hawks: 12-to-1
  • Rockets: 18-to-1
  • Wizards, Grizzlies: 25-to-1
(via Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook)

Arash Markazi @ArashMarkazi

Doc on CP3 playing: "I pretty much doubt it, to be honest, just from talking to him. But we’ll see. Right now, I just don’t think so."

Calvin Watkins @calvinwatkins

Matt Barnes on covering Harden: "it's hard I'm hoping the refs can let us play physical. If they allow me to guard James."

How does Tristan Thompson help Cavs?

Said Chauncey Billups of Thompson's insertion into the Game 2 lineup: "I think it gives them the opportunity to now play with a traditional lineup."

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Huge Game 2 on the line for Bulls, Cavs

In NBA history, teams in best-of-7 series have fallen behind 0-2 on 268 occasions. Only 16 teams -- or 6% -- have come back to win the series. The Cavs face that danger tonight when they take on the Bulls, who lead the series 1-0.

Chad Ford's 'Grade: A' mock draft

Chad Ford does his best Mel Kiper imitation and lays out the perfect pick for every team in next month's NBA draft. He loves Karl-Anthony Towns for the Wolves if they end up with the No. 1 pick. All 60 picks (Insider)

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LeBron's worst postseason start

Tom Haberstroh has figured out why LeBron James is struggling by his standards. So far this postseason, he is averaging 11 isolation plays per game, which is the equal to his last two playoffs combined. Too much one-on-one (Insider)

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ESPN Stats & Info @ESPNStatsInfo

Bulls at Cavaliers, Game 2 tonight Derrick Rose: 14.0 PPG, 29.8 FG% on 1 day rest in 2015 postseason (Game 2 will be played on 1 day rest)

Can Bulls steal more on the road?

The Bulls are searching for their third straight road playoff win tonight in Cleveland. They have only four longer streaks in franchise history -- and Michael Jordan played on each of those teams.

The big 3-0 for Chris Paul!

Happy 30th birthday, CP3! We can guess what he'd like -- to have his hamstring cooperate and allow him to play in Game 2 tonight against the Rockets, to take a 2-0 series lead home to L.A., to dish out, like, a million assists, etc.

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3 things you may not know about CP3

The Clippers star PG is a passionate Dallas Cowboys fan -- and he's a huge fan of a certain TV show from the '90s. Find out more

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If Bulls win, it must be now

"Everything is at stake. The coach. The roster. The future. The incredible rarity of being here, now, and battling a compromised opponent." Shelburne: Last best chance

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Ginobili taking month to decide future

Manu Ginobili, 37, to La Nacion: "It is not about whether I can play. It is about how do you feel or how hard is it to set your bag to travel to each city or to play five games in a week. Or playing 85 games in 165 days. So, this is a moment of uncertainty."

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Report: Cavs to start Tristan Thompson

Thompson will start at power forward in tonight's Game 2 and Mike Miller will move back to a reserve role. Thompson will pair with LeBron James and Timofey Mozgov in the frontcourt. Cleveland trails the Bulls in the series 1-0. (via ESPN and media reports)

Isiah Thomas: Just come enjoy the game

Thomas addresses past sexual harassment allegations while working for the Knicks and his current role as part owner and president of the New York Liberty, saying, "There's a great movement that's happening in this country, and it's called women's basketball."

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Nick Friedell @NickFriedell

Rose on Butler: "This is the matchup (against LBJ) right here that could definitely build his confidence as far as being a superstar player"

NBA top plays of the night

Wizards G Ramon Sessions took on Hawks big man Al Horford beneath the net and finished with a nice layup high off the glass. Also -- the Splash Brothers on the receiving end of a top play? It happened.

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Streaks snapped in Warriors' loss

Golden State lost at home for the first time since Jan. 23 in Tuesday's Game 2 vs. the Grizzlies, and 90 points are the fewest the Warriors have scored at home since March 2014.

Curry donates car, to be on Wheaties box

Steph Curry donated the car that came with the NBA MVP award to a local youth center. Said the center's CEO: "The kids have already made a thank-you video." Curry will also be featured on a Wheaties box next month. The Warriors star is "thrilled" to join many of his "childhood heroes" on the box.

Dylan Coulter