Durant, Irving Carry Nets In Opener After Harden HurtHarden's injury is the same one that forced him to miss two losses to the Bucks in May.
Knicks Eliminated From Playoffs With Game 5 Loss To HawksThe Knicks couldn't make much dent in the final quarter, with even Spike Lee giving up and leaving with a little more than 3 minutes to go, and went weakly in their first postseason since 2013.
Harden's Triple-Double Lifts Nets Over Celtics And Into Second-Round Showdown With BucksKevin Durant, Kyrie Irving and James Harden had just eight games together in the regular season, few enough to wonder how good they could really be.
Kyrie Irving Blames 'Underlying Racism' After Celtics Fan Arrested For Throwing Water BottlePolice surrounded a man in a Kevin Garnett jersey in the stands before leading him out in handcuffs.
Big Three Put On Show, Lead Nets To Game 4 Rout Of CelticsThe Boston Celtics opened up to full capacity just in time for the local fans to jeer and swear at Kyrie Irving every time he touched the ball. It might be their last chance.
Hawks Frustrate Randle, Take Apart Knicks' Defense In Game 4 Rout, Lead Series 3-1Trae Young led the way for the Atlanta Hawks, as usual. He sure had plenty of help.
Tatum's 50 Points Carry Celtics Over NetsJames Harden led the Nets with 41 points, Kevin Durant had 39 and Irving finished with 16 on 6-of-17 shooting.
After Spitting Incident, Young, Hawks Beat KnicksThe Knicks never got the margin below double figures over the final two quarters.
Knicks Climb Out Of First-Half Hole, Even Series With HawksDown 13 points, the New York Knicks needed a change in the second half beyond starting Derrick Rose. They needed the Julius Randle they saw in the regular season.
Harris Rains 3s From All Over, Nets Blast Celtics For 2-0 LeadBrooklyn is more than just its Big Three. There's also Joe Harris and his 3s.
Professional Sports Leagues Make Strides Regarding Social Justice, Black Lives Matter MovementProfessional athletes have come a long way since Colin Kaepernick took a knee during the National Anthem against police brutality in 2016.
Garden Electric, But Knicks Drop Game 1 To Hawks In Final SecondA crowd that waited eight years to see another Knicks playoff game needed just minutes to make Trae Young its target. Young heard the fans' hate. Then he silenced them.
Nets Recover From Stars' Slow Start, Beat CelticsDurant, Irving and Harden scored 28 of the Nets' 31 points in the period, with Joe Harris — who made Brooklyn's only 3-pointer of the first half — hitting another for the other points.
Nets Take Down Cavaliers, Secure No. 2 Seed In EastKevin Durant had 23 points, 13 assists and eight rebounds and the Brooklyn Nets took the No. 2 seed in the Eastern Conference by beating the Cleveland Cavaliers 123-109 on Sunday night.
Randle, Knicks Beat Celtics To Clinch No. 4 Seed In EastUsually at home when the playoffs start, the New York Knicks will be on their home court this time.