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Getty Image The Golden State Warriors staved off elimination by defeating the Oklahoma City Thunder, 120-111, in Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals on Thursday night. The Warriors remain down 3-2 in the series and are headed to a building where the…Share Tweet
dimemag.com 11 hours agoGetty Image David Fizdale served as an assistant coach for the Miami Heat from 2008 through the end of this season. He has also been an assistant with Atlanta and Golden State. He’s paid his dues, and been considered a lead candidate for head coaching j…Share TweetAfter last night’s loss to the Golden State Warriors, Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant were asked if they think Steph Curry is an underrated defender. Westbrook reacted like he’d just been asked if he likes to shop at T.J. Maxx.Read more...Share Tweet
The Warriors’ Stars Aren’t The Ones Keeping The Team’s Finals Hopes Alivedimemag.com 12 hours agoGetty Image OAKLAND – With his record-setting team on the brink of elimination, Steve Kerr wasn’t most concerned by the struggles of a two-time MVP. He didn’t seem bothered by a crisis of confidence suffered by the runner-up for Defensive Player of the …Share Tweetyahoo.com 21 hours agoThe Oklahoma City Thunder's stunning blowout wins in Games 3 and 4 of the Western Conference Finals inspired a number of questions about the record-setting Golden State Warriors. Was unanimous MVP Stephen Curry too hurt to make a big impact? Did their 7…Share Tweet
Watch Steph Curry Bamboozle Thunder Defenders, Throw Darts From Three And Amp Up The Crowddimemag.com 24 hours agoStephen Curry didn’t look like himself in Game 4 during the Warriors’ second straight spanking at the hands of the Thunder. There have been tittering he was injured, which he and his coach have denied. But in Game 5 Thursday night, Steph looked like he …Share TweetGolden State guard Stephen Curry and Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James, to the surprise of absolutely nobody, will headline the NBA’s 2015-16 All-NBA Team. [Follow Dunks Don't Lie on Tumblr: The best slams from all of basketball] The reigning t…Share Tweetdimemag.com May 26 (yesterday)Getty Image The NBA Finals start in less than a week. The Heat Cavs and Raptors have slugged it out for five games in the East with Cleveland taking a seemingly commanding 3-2 lead with Game 7 at the Q. The Thunder have dominated the 73-win Warriors eve…Share TweetThe Oklahoma City Thunder, in a shocker rightfully unseen some 25 days ago, is on the verge of downing both the San Antonio Spurs and Golden State Warriors in consecutive rounds. [Follow Dunks Don't Lie on Tumblr: The best slams from all of basketball] …Share Tweet
The Thunder Are What's Wrong With The Warriorsdeadspin.com May 26 (yesterday)So every frontrunner’s favorite twee basketball unicorns, the Golden State Warriors, the best regular-season NBA team of all time, got duffed by a combined 52 points in two blowout losses in Oklahoma City by the Thunder, previously every frontrunner’s f…Share Tweetdimemag.com May 26 (yesterday)After the Warriors lost Game 4 to the Thunder on Tuesday, Klay Thompson tried to find a positive on the stat sheet, even if he was incorrect. Kyle Lowry couldn’t even bring himself to do that on Wednesday. When he sat down at the podium, he looked over …Share Tweet
Steve Nash Announces RetirementMar 21Stephen A. Smith discusses Steve Nash's retirement and his place among the greatest point guards in history.
Steve Nash On Decision To RetireMar 21Two-time NBA MVP Steve Nash discusses his time with the Lakers, legacy questions, and his decision to retire.
NBA Top PlaysMar 20Derrick Williams' posterizing, one-handed slam is the top play in the NBA.
The D'Antoni RevolutionMar 20Mike D'Antoni changed the game with rapid ball movement and spacing players on the court. The game has changed accordingly, but the man that brought this about is no longer coaching in the NBA.