Klay Thompson, the most reliable member of the Warriors core four All-Stars, suffered a thumb fracture. With injuries spreading throughout the roster, it's time for Golden State to shut down its stars.
After losing DeMarcus Cousins, the Pelicans' season appeared doomed. But instead, something strange happened. New Orleans unleashed Anthony Davis, leading to 10 straight wins and the big man putting up numbers like Shaq in his prime.
It's been 20 years since the NBA's top two teams, by record, met in the Finals. By clinging to the East vs. West format, the NBA is short-circuiting its own postseason and missing out on the truly best match-ups.
How did Instagram become a phenomenon around the NBA? While Joel Embiid will gladly take the credit, the story begins with an unlikely two-man team in Silicon Valley. The Crossover takes you behind the scenes.
NBA commissioner Adam Silver has been willing to make tweaks and changes in his short tenure. After several small, substantive moves, the league is now looking at the big problem with its playoff format.