Routinely Bouncing Back After Tough Playoff Losses In Celtics DNA — NESN.com

It’s become almost predictable at this point for the Boston Celtics. The Celtics have lost four times during their current run in the NBA playoffs, some more deflating than others but always bringing a sky is falling feeling, at least for those outside the team. But after each one of those losses, the Celtics have […]

Routinely Bouncing Back After Tough Playoff Losses In Celtics DNA — NESN.com

Kurtenbach: The Warriors finally look title-worthy — Red Bluff Daily News

SAN FRANCISCO — Had Game 1 of the Warriors and Mavericks’ playoff series come in round one instead of the Western Conference Finals, things might have been different. Instead, this series looks lopsided in favor of the Dubs after only one contest. The Warriors didn’t just beat the Mavericks on Wednesday night in Game 1…

Kurtenbach: The Warriors finally look title-worthy — Red Bluff Daily News

Kyrie Irving: I felt empty after winning 2016 championship with Cavaliers — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

Kyrie Irving expressed regret about requesting a trade from the Cavaliers rather than staying to compete for more championships.

Kyrie Irving: I felt empty after winning 2016 championship with Cavaliers — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

Ime Udoka, Celtics Players Explain Third Quarter Struggles In Game 1 — NESN.com

The Celtics had a great first half against the Heat in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals on Tuesday, but Miami outscored Boston by 25 points in the third quarter to take Game 1. The Celtics had a slow start to the third quarter, which allowed the Heat to work their way back. Jimmy […]

Ime Udoka, Celtics Players Explain Third Quarter Struggles In Game 1 — NESN.com

Angels’ Mike Trout feeling ‘great’ with new workout regimen, regular days off — Press Telegram

ARLINGTON, Texas — Exactly one year after Mike Trout pulled up between second and third base with an injury that no one knew would be so serious, the Angels superstar feels he’s in a much better place. 1,004 more words

Angels’ Mike Trout feeling ‘great’ with new workout regimen, regular days off — Press Telegram

Jimmy Butler drops 41, Heat dominate third quarter, cruise to Game 1 win — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

The third quarter scoreboard: Jimmy Butler 17, the entire Celtics team 14.

Jimmy Butler drops 41, Heat dominate third quarter, cruise to Game 1 win — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

Dave Hyde: Miami Heat’s undrafted players outplay Philadelphia’s pedigree — it’s sports at its best — The Denver Post

There was a moment in the second half of this signature Miami Heat night, this beautiful Thursday night, when the television camera swung to a seated Pat Riley, who arched his neck and lifted his chin and offered the angular idea of an eagle surveying his constructed world. What was it the poet wrote, about…

Dave Hyde: Miami Heat’s undrafted players outplay Philadelphia’s pedigree — it’s sports at its best — The Denver Post

With no other option, Heat turn to Coach Kyle in Game 6 vs. 76ers — Boston Herald

Erik Spoelstra said Coach Kyle might be taking things past the point of comfort for Kyle Lowry. But, yes, the Miami Heat coach said he is particularly comfortable having the veteran point guard alongside while sidelined by a hamstring strain. 630 more words

With no other option, Heat turn to Coach Kyle in Game 6 vs. 76ers — Boston Herald

Grizzlies’ Zach Kleiman wins 2021-22 NBA Executive of the Year — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

The Grizzlies made Zach Kleiman the NBA’s youngest lead executive when they promoted the 30-year-old in 2019.

Grizzlies’ Zach Kleiman wins 2021-22 NBA Executive of the Year — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

No discipline for Trouba; Crosby evaluated for upper-body injury — ProHockeyTalk | NBC Sports

The Penguins hold a 3-2 series lead with Game 6 Friday night at PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh.

No discipline for Trouba; Crosby evaluated for upper-body injury — ProHockeyTalk | NBC Sports

Grizzlies coach doubles down on Jordan Poole comment — East Bay Times

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Grizzlies coach Taylor Jenkins on Wednesday doubled down on his post-Game 3 comment during which he insinuated Jordan Poole intentionally injured Ja Morant, who has since been diagnosed with a bone bruise. “That’s what our medical team and Ja said was when the injury was felt was on that play, so I’m…

Grizzlies coach doubles down on Jordan Poole comment — East Bay Times

Steph Curry is the NBA’s most impactful fourth quarter player right now — East Bay Times

SAN FRANCISCO — The Warriors were minutes away from a potentially series-shifting loss. Ja Morant, out for Game 4 with knee soreness, wasn’t standing in their way. A 30-point win in Game 3 wasn’t the momentum shifter it seemed to be. With coach Steve Kerr out due to COVID-19, the Warriors were listless. And down…

Steph Curry is the NBA’s most impactful fourth quarter player right now — East Bay Times