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Wilbon: Healthy Bulls have talent to beat Cavs

The Bulls' ensemble cast has all the pieces to beat LeBron James' Cavaliers, but Chicago must stay focused.

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Curry's plays of the year (2:34)
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Grit and grind in need of guidance from Conley

The Grizzlies sorely miss the decision-making of Mike Conley and if their leader doesn't make a quick recovery, they could be in for a short series.

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Warriors cruise past short-handed Grizzlies in Game 1 (1:07)

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Milwaukee's best may be yet to come

After exceeding expectations this season, the future looks even brighter for Jason Kidd and the Bucks.

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'Hack-a-Shaq' looms for Clips-Rockets

Clippers C DeAndre Jordan shot under 40% on free throws this season, while Houston's Dwight Howard and Josh Smith each shot below 53%. Will there be intentional fouls? Said Jordan: "I don't think that will happen this series; if so, the games will be five hours long." Game 1, 9:30 p.m. ET

Cavs starters officially announced

Missing J.R. Smith and Kevin Love, Cleveland will start Mike Miller and Iman Shumpert alongside Kyrie Irving, LeBron James and Timofey Mozgov in Game 1 against the Bulls. Miller did not play in the 1st round series against the Celtics.

Bear witness to Steph Curry

Tom Haberstroh explains that the MVP single-handedly outpaces the Grizzlies in one key stat -- and it could very well decide the playoff series between the Grizzlies and Warriors.

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Another look at Paul's series-winner

The biggest basket of Chris Paul's career was pretty sweet. It's even cooler in super slow-mo.

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Willie Cauley-Stein: so, Trill

Former Kentucky star Willie Cauley-Stein legally changed his name to Willie Trill Cauley-Stein. His mother, Marlene Stein, said he decided to change his middle name since he was making his last name official. She said that Trill is the "nickname his 'boys' call him."

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Steph Curry tears up talking family

The MVP on his father, Dell Curry: "Obviously, the most important thing is your family. Pops, you're the example of what a true professional is on and off the court. I remember a lot of your career, and to be able to follow in your footsteps, it means a lot to me. This is special."

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Draymond Green grills the MVP

The Warriors forward is happy his teammate won the MVP award and all, but he wants to know what gift ideas Curry has in mind for the other Warriors. Kobe gave out watches when he won; could Curry have other jewelry in mind?

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Get well soon, Mike

Andrew Sharp says he's going to avoid the Grizzlies-Warriors series until Mike Conley comes back and even writes a get-well card. "I don’t mean to be rude, but it’s sad and it’s true, Without perimeter scoring, your buddies are screwed." Grantland's NBA Shootaround

Mike Conley provides an update

The Grizzlies PG participated in practice today and did some extra work after the session. Asked if he'd play in Game 2, he told reporters, "I believe I will." Nothing official, but there's hope for Memphis.

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Nick Friedell @NickFriedell

Bulls look and sound as locked in before a game as they've been all year. Let's see if that translates to the floor once the game starts.

Silver: Resting players unique problem

Adam Silver on Spurs coach Gregg Popovich resting starters: "He's doing it to get his players more rest. So we're focusing on the schedule to try to get rid of more back-to-backs and four games in five nights. ... It's very different to legislate to [coaches] a minimum number of minutes."

Adam Silver talks tanking, playoffs

On Pardon the Interruption, the NBA commish said that while he's not ready to seed the playoffs 1-16, divisions have "probably outlived their usefulness." On the extreme tanking of the 76ers, Silver admitted, "It's not great basketball to watch, but I don't have an easy solution to it."

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