Miami Turned A Big 3 Into A Deep 10

PJ Tucker and Max Strus of the Miami Heat surround Philadelphia’s James Harden during Game 5 of the Eastern Conference semifinals. Wilfredo Lee/AP Photo The Miami Heat have been no strangers to championship formulas under Erik Spoelstra. Since 2008-09, Spoelstra’s first season as head coach following the legendary Pat Riley’s decision to step away from … Read more

Giannis jokes (?) about taking time off for Greek freakout

Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) blocks a shot by Boston Celtics center Al Horford (42) during the second half of Game 5 of an Eastern Conference semifinal in the NBA basketball playoffs, Wednesday, May 11, 2022, in Boston. The Bucks won 110-107. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa) Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) blocks a shot … Read more

Phil Jackson wants to trade LeBron James, columnist says

Is the King’s time up in Lakers land? After team owner Jeanie Buss confirmed to Los Angeles Times columnist Bill Plaschke that she’s leaning on former Lakers coach Phil Jackson to help the team bounce back after a disappointing season, Plaschke provided some insight into Jackson’s thinking about the roster. “I’ve heard that Phil would … Read more

Bill Simmons heartbreak caught on camera after Celtics’ Game 5 loss

Someone should check on Bill Simmons after the Celtics suffered a crushing loss to the Bucks on Wednesday in Game 5 of their conference semifinals series. The Ringer founder, who is a Massachusetts native and Holy Cross alum, was captured by TNT cameras looking somber in his seat at TD Garden, where the Celtics collapsed, … Read more

Jrue Holiday’s defense leads Bucks to Game 5 win, lead series 3-2

Jrue Holiday blocks Marcus Smart.Photo: Getty Images Perhaps there was no other way for the Bucks-Celtics game to end on a day after so much discussion about individual awards, thanks to Joel Embiid. Embiid’s right that too much rides on the opinions of others, which made it all the more galling that the MLBPA was … Read more

Grizzlies vs. Warriors score, takeaways: Memphis keeps playoff hopes alive with Game 5 win over Golden State

The Memphis Grizzlies kept their postseason hopes alive on Wednesday night with their dominant win over the Golden State Warriors in Game 5 at FedExForum as they came away with a 134-95 victory. Memphis received contributions from up and down their roster as seven players finished the win having scored in double figures. With the … Read more