Go Ahead And Get Upset About Kevin Durant's Injury

After a rapid and opaque rehabilitation from a strained calf, Kevin Durant’s return to Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday was cut short by a devastating injury. Everyone on the Warriors seems both stricken and kind of confused about who to blame; journalists like The Athletic’s Tim Kawakami who wrote critically about Durant’s […]

Milwaukee radio station bans Drake music for Bucks-Raptors series

Grammy Award-winning rapper and Toronto Raptors ambassador Drake is one of the most popular musicians on the planet, but right now, that means nothing — at least in the eyes of Milwaukee's 103.7 Kiss FM. The radio station announced on Twitter on Tuesday that they won't play any of Drake's music until the conclusion of the Eastern Conference finals series between […]

Rockets’ James Harden on injury to his eyes: ‘I could barely see’

OAKLAND – Even an hour after the Houston Rockets slipped to a Game 2 defeat that put them into an 0-2 deficit in the conference semifinals, James Harden was still struggling. Walking behind Chris Paul into a post-game news conference, Harden held his hand over his left eye. Harden dealt with bleeding in both eyes, including […]

Russell Westbrook in playoff offensive slump since 2016

Oklahoma City’s Russell Westbrook called his performance in Game 2 unacceptable. He said he needs to play better. He better if the Thunder, down 2-0, have any chance of getting back in and winning this first-round Western Conference playoff series against the Portland Trail Blazers. Westbrook is off to a horrible start. He is shooting […]

Best (and worst) performances from opening weekend of NBA playoffs

On one end, you have Steph Curry’s 38 points. On the other, you have Kyle Lowry’s zero points. The opening weekend of the NBA playoffs produced some interesting results – both at the team and individual level. Who saw D.J. Augustin’s performance coming? Or J.J. Redick’s off night? Caris LeVert continues to be a great […]