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

Barcelona, ​​76ers, Braves, Seahawks named among most innovative sports franchises

Barcelona, ​​76ers, Braves, Seahawks named among most innovative sports franchises

The word innovation gets tossed around a lot. All businesses, in sports and elsewhere, lay claim to innovation, to innovating, to striving for it; but is that really true? A sports research firm is trying to quantify innovation among top sports leagues and teams, and some of the names on their second annual top-25 list … 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

Geno Auriemma, Ezekiel Elliott, DJ Khaled among stars spotted at games

Geno Auriemma, Ezekiel Elliott, DJ Khaled among stars spotted at games

The environment of a game is almost as important as the on-field (or on-court or on-ice) action. While some venues are known for their views, cuisine or modern upgrades, others have the ability to create an extremely raucous environment as their claim to fame. Settings such as Madison Square Garden, Lambeau Field and Fenway Park … Read more

Sixers the real losers in James Harden-Ben Simmons trade bust

Sixers the real losers in James Harden-Ben Simmons trade bust

In February, the question was who won the James Harden-Ben Simmons trade. Now it’s a question of who lost it worse. And right now, Philadelphia has a Harden problem. The former MVP passive-aggressioned his way from the Nets to the Sixers back in February. But Harden’s season-ending performance on Thursday was so putrid that people … Read more

Doc Rivers to return as coach of the Philadelphia 76ers, president Daryl Morey says

Doc Rivers to return as coach of the Philadelphia 76ers, president Daryl Morey says

5:20 PM ET Tim BontempsESPN CAMDEN, NJ — Philadelphia 76ers president of basketball operations Daryl Morey said coach Doc Rivers will return next season for a third year with the franchise. “I just think he’s a great coach,” Morey said during Friday’s exit interviews after the Sixers were eliminated the previous night on their home … Read more

Rich Eisen Reacts to the 76ers Announcing Doc Rivers Will Return Next Season | The Rich Eisen Show

Rich Eisen Reacts to the 76ers Announcing Doc Rivers Will Return Next Season |  The Rich Eisen Show

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Stephen A.: Doc Rivers KNOWS what’s coming next 👀 | First Take

Stephen A.: Doc Rivers KNOWS what's coming next 👀 |  First Take

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James Harden vanishes in Game 6 amid contract uncertainty

James Harden vanishes in Game 6 amid contract uncertainty

James Harden was nowhere to be found in Thursday’s Philadelphia flop. The Sixers point guard—who was traded to Philadelphia at the deadline in February to help Joel Embiid in pursuit of a deep playoff push—was 4-of-9 with 11 points in 42 minutes of action. Harden took just two shots in the second half of Philadelphia’s … Read more