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76ers Escape Lebron And The Cavaliers’ Comeback, Win 13th Straight

Apr 6, 2018; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) dunks past Philadelphia 76ers forward Robert Covington (33) and forward Dario Saric (9) during the third quarter at Wells Fargo Center. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports
The playoffs came early this year in an epic Eastern Conference thriller between the Philadelphia 76ers and the Cleveland Cavaliers. It was a tale of two halves as both teams fought tooth and nail for the third seed in the East.

NBA Playoff Power Rankings: Celtics Thrive Without Kyrie, Pacers Give Cleveland Trouble

Apr 17, 2018; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Celtics guard Terry Rozier (12) controls the ball while Milwaukee Bucks guard Malcolm Brogdon (13) defends during the second half in game two of the first round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports
Who rises and who falls in the first NBA power rankings installment of the postseason?

Post-Lottery 2018 NBA Mock Draft: 2.0

Feb 20, 2018; East Lansing, MI, USA; Illinois Fighting Illini guard Mark Alstork (24) shoots against Michigan State Spartans forward Jaren Jackson Jr. (2) during the first half of a game at Jack Breslin Student Events Center. Mandatory Credit: Mike Carter-USA TODAY Sports
The NBA lottery came and went. Phoenix kept their top pick and the Kings jumped all the way up to the second pick. Here is my second mock of the season.

Trading Ben Simmons might be the Sixers path to glory

The 76ers have a problem that might only be solved by trading Ben Simmons. There's no getting around the fact that the 76ers' Big Three, with Ben Simmons as a focal point, doesn't quite fit.

Full Court Press: Rockets Shut Down Timberwolves, LeBron’s 46 Evens The Series

Apr 15, 2018; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) stands beside Indiana Pacers guard Lance Stephenson (1) in the fourth quarter in game one of the first round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at Quicken Loans Arena. Mandatory Credit: David Richard-USA TODAY Sports
Welcome to the daily Full Court Press playoff edition, where we recap all of the day’s NBA action. Check back every night if you missed any NBA action and come back tomorrow for more NBA playoff fun.

Remembering Hal Greer (1936-2018)

Hal Greer, the Philadelphia 76ers’ all-time leading scorer who helped lead the team to the 1967 NBA title, died Saturday in Arizona at the age of 81. The 76ers announced Greer’s death on their website but provided no information on where in Arizona he passed...

How The Cavaliers Can Return to The NBA Finals

Feb 27, 2018; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) drives to the basket against Brooklyn Nets forward DeMarre Carroll (9) in the third quarter at Quicken Loans Arena. Mandatory Credit: David Richard-USA TODAY Sports
During FPC NBA's contenders series, the staff will analyze one of five teams who could potentially take home the Larry O'Brien trophy this season. These five teams include the Golden State Warriors, Houston Rockets, Cleveland Cavaliers, Boston Celtics, and Toronto Raptors. For our last...

FPC NBA Award Predictions

Apr 3, 2018; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) drives to the basket while Washington Wizards center Marcin Gortat (13) defends during the first quarter at Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Erik Williams-USA TODAY Sports
With the NBA season winding down and the postseason comes closer, the FPC NBA staff makes their prediction for each NBA award. The awards include: MVP Rookie Of The Year Most Improved Player Of The Year Defensive Player Of The Year Sixth Man Of The Year Coach Of The Year Stay...

Worst NBA Playoff Teams Since 08’-09’: 2-1

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The goal of this project is to figure out which teams were the worst to make the playoffs in the last 10 NBA seasons. To measure this I had to first decide on what constituted “bad” playoff teams. I figured that the best baseline measure was winning percentage and that the line of demarcation between a five seed and a four seed was around the .545 mark

Top 10 2019 NBA Draft Prospects

Mar 28, 2018; Atlanta, GA, USA; McDonalds All-American East forward Zion Williamson (12) dunks against the West in the second half of the McDonalds High School All American Game at Philips Arena. Mandatory Credit: Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports
The 2019 NBA draft is quite far away, that's a given. The 2018 NBA draft just finished and the Summer League is underway. However, it's never too early to take a look at the crop of prospects that will be the talk of the draft season...

Pacific Division Briefing: Kings’ Fans Rejoice, the Suffering May Finally Be Over

The Sacramento Kings have been one of the worst franchises in sports over the last decade. Having not made the playoffs since 2006, the Kings have aggressively asserted themselves as the laughing stock of the NBA, forcing their fans to retreat into hiding. And...

Game Four is a Must-Win for the Celtics

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Despite leading the series and being near unbeatable at home, game four is a must-win for the Boston Celtics if they hope to reach the NBA Finals for the first time since 2009.

How Derrick Rose Has Revived His Chances at the Hall of Fame

Eight years ago, Derrick Rose sat atop the NBA world. The youngest MVP in NBA history (22 years old), Rose was off to the most promising career the league had ever seen. Then came the injuries. Throughout the 2011-12 season, Rose sat out with several nagging injuries...

Pfeifer’s NBA Mock Draft 3.0: Post NBA Finals Edition

Slovenia's Luka Doncic celebrates the team's win after the FIBA Eurobasket 2017 men's semi-final basketball match between Spain and Slovenia at the Fenerbahce Ulker Sport Arena in Istanbul on September 14, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / BULENT KILIC (Photo credit should read BULENT KILIC/AFP/Getty Images)
The NBA draft is on June 21st, a mere few weeks away. We are so close to one of the best NBA moments of the year. We will find out who is the next superstar, and who is the next major bust. Where will players like DeAndre Ayton and Luka Doncic land? Who will be the next late round steal? Let's get into the mock.

The Unjust Disrespect of Draymond Green

Ever since the Warriors selected Draymond Green with the 35th pick in the 2012 NBA draft, he has, for the most part, received nothing but disrespect from fans across the world. However, not only has Green overcome the odds of being a second round...

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The Newest Member of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Deone Bucannon

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30 in 30: Atlanta Braves

  The Atlanta Braves ended their season with a 90-72 record and a division title. Their reward, an early exit handed to them by the...

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For the past 6 or 7 years, the Seattle Mariners have been in one of the worst positions a professional sports team could be...