Cavs look to avoid 0-2 hole vs. Bulls
LeBron James wasn't pleased with himself or his team after their Game 1 loss: "We all have to be better. I have to be better. I wasn't that good." Cleveland's first chance to improve comes at home in Game 2, when James looks to avoid dropping the first two games of a series for the first time since 2008. Follow live
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 equal to his last two playoffs combined. Too much one-on-one (Insider)
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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LeBron's been here before vs. Bulls
The Bulls took Game 1 on the road against the Cavaliers, but that's no reason to count out King James & Co. LeBron has fallen behind 1-0 in two previous playoff matchups with the Bulls, and his teams never lost another game in either series.
Chris Paul doubtful for Game 2
Clippers coach Doc Rivers doesn't expect to have his star tonight. Adds Paul of his hamstring injury: "It's one of those things where you don't want to make it worse than it already is."
Rest pays off for Rose
Derrick Rose led the Bulls to victory with 25 points in Game 1, but Chicago’s PG hasn’t been nearly as efficient when he gets just one day of rest -- which is all he'll have before tonight's Game 2.
Cavaliers cancel arm slings giveaway
The Cavs planned to give away 20,000 arm slings to fans to show support for injured F Kevin Love, who dislocated his shoulder in the opening round of the playoffs, but the team cancelled the promotion. Cleveland will hand out white towels for tonight's Game 2 vs. the Bulls.
David Blatt: Cavs in 'uncharted waters'
"Our lineup changed drastically in a number of days. That doesn't mean we can't win." The Cavs are down 1-0 in the series and face the Bulls tonight.
OTD: Shaq wins Rookie of the Year
On May 6, 1993, Orlando's Shaquille O'Neal was named Rookie of the Year after averaging 23.4 points, 13.9 rebounds and 3.5 blocks per game. The 20-year-old would go on to be a 15-time All-Star and win four NBA championships.
Hawks launch team app, custom emojis
Wishing for more ways to display your Hawks' pride? Look no further: The team released a custom emoji keyboard today as part of their new app. Now you can go nuts sending your friends Dennis Schroder's distinctive hair, Harry the Hawk or Dominique Wilkins' jersey.
Fact Or Fiction: NBA playoffs
Will the Warriors win the title with their current style of play? Should LeBron James guard Derrick Rose? Is Blake Griffin the most important player on the Clippers? Chauncey Billups gives his take.
Jimmy Butler rejects 'superstar' label
"Superstar? I don't want to hear none of that. I don't want to hear none of that. I just want to be a basketball player." Butler unfazed