Welcome to the show: Love, Irving, Davis, Greek Freak ready for their NBA playoff closeups

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Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving are NBA veterans in every sense of the word....

Oddly, regular-season statistical championships rarely lead to players winning NBA titles

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It's already known that Oklahoma City won't win the NBA title, since the Thunder didn't make the playoffs....

Column: Warriors and Hawks were NBA's best teams, but you'd hardly know it on eve of playoffs

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ATLANTA (AP) -- They won 60 games, which is the accepted NBA standard of greatness. They blew away everyone else in the Eastern Conference - including you, LeBron James....

NBA could extend season in search of more rest for players, but no change to playoffs, lottery

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NEW YORK (AP) -- NBA owners held their first serious discussions about the playoff format, though Commissioner Adam Silver said Friday it was too soon to tell if there was interest in changing it....

Before ruling out an upset in NBA's East, listen to those with bracket-busting experience

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Having trouble envisioning an upset in the Eastern Conference playoffs?...

For Bulls, it's time to deliver on expectations starting with first-round series against Bucks

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CHICAGO (AP) -- With the return of Derrick Rose and the addition of Pau Gasol, the Chicago Bulls came into the season with soaring expectations....

Crowning jewel? LeBron James starts playoff run, hoping to end Cleveland's 50-year drought

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CLEVELAND (AP) -- For LeBron James, his homecoming season with the Cavaliers went up, down and sometimes sideways, like three seasons rolled into one....






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