The 2022 NBA playoffs have featured a ton of blowouts. Why? We have some ideas

The 2022 NBA playoffs have featured a ton of blowouts.  Why?  We have some ideas

Heading into tonight’s Western Conference Finals Game 5 between the Warriors and Mavericks, there have been 35 second- and third-round games in the 2022 NBA playoffs. Those 35 games have featured a grand total of 29 minutes played in “clutch” situations (when the score is within five points with five minutes or fewer remaining in … Read more

Jeremy Sochan’s journey to be ‘that irritating player’ in the NBA continued at Chicago pre-draft camp

Jeremy Sochan's journey to be 'that irritating player' in the NBA continued at Chicago pre-draft camp

CHICAGO — Jeremy Sochan’s mother, Aneta, left him with one phrase as he began his basketball sojourn a few years ago: “Be cheeky.” “I’ve always had that little edge,” Sochan said Friday. “My mom, she was my first coach, and to this day, she tells me defense comes first. … She used to tell me … Read more

NBA playoffs 2022 — Eye-catching outfits from the postseason

NBA playoffs 2022 -- Eye-catching outfits from the postseason

Pregame fashion has become woven into the fabric of the NBA, with some players building a reputation for their wardrobe selections. 1 Related The postseason has provided entertaining hoops on the court and eye-catching fits from players off it. Stars have shown up in various attires like boxing dresses, vibrant coats and sweaters. Suits, stuffed … Read more

Marcus Smart, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Rudy Gobert headline NBA’s All-Defensive teams

Marcus Smart, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Rudy Gobert headline NBA's All-Defensive teams

8:38 PM ET Andrew LopezESPN Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart, Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert and Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo highlighted the 2021-22 NBA All-Defensive teams, which were announced on Friday night. Smart, the league’s 2021-22 Defensive Player of the Year, earned his third first-team nod. He was joined at the guard spot by … Read more

It’s Stephen A. vs. Pat Bev vs. JJ Redick talking Celtics-Bucks Game 7 on First Take 🍿

It's Stephen A. vs.  Pat Bev vs.  JJ Redick talking Celtics-Bucks Game 7 on First Take 🍿

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JJ Redick calling the Celtics title favorite upsets Pat Bev 😬 | get-up

JJ Redick calling the Celtics title favorite upsets Pat Bev 😬 |  get-up

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Suns, Bucks and ‘space ball’: The biggest story of the NBA playoffs and what it means for last year’s Finals teams

Suns, Bucks and 'space ball': The biggest story of the NBA playoffs and what it means for last year's Finals teams

OK, so… now what? The Milwaukee Bucks and Phoenix Suns met in the NBA Finals last season, and each squad had high hopes of being back there this June. Instead, they both lost seventh games on Sunday and head into the offseason with some lingering structural questions. In some respects, this is normal. The reality … Read more

Milwaukee Bucks ‘definitely could’ve used’ Khris Middleton in Round 2 loss to Boston Celtics

Milwaukee Bucks 'definitely could've used' Khris Middleton in Round 2 loss to Boston Celtics

9:38 PM ET jamal necklaceESPN BOSTON — To successfully defend their NBA championship, the Milwaukee Bucks knew they needed a combination of strong player performances, health and, perhaps, a little bit of luck. But the absence of forward Khris Middleton loomed wide throughout their Eastern Conference semifinal series against the Boston Celtics and was ultimately … Read more