NBA Playoff Preview and Predictions: New Contenders Emerge


The conventional wisdom tells you to expect the unconventional in these NBA playoffs. Whether you base your projections on something as reflective as the regular-season standings or as speculative as the Las Vegas sportsbooks, we're in for something

The conventional wisdom tells you to expect the unconventional in these NBA playoffs. Whether you base your projections on something as reflective as the regular-season standings or as speculative as the Las Vegas sportsbooks, we're in for something

The international language of basketball isn't exactly English. To be a fan of today's NBA is to be fluent in an emerging dialect of video clips, tweets with unique punctuation and, now more than ever, emojis.

The Oklahoma City Thunder were eliminated from the NBA Playoffs on the final day of the regular season (ugh life isn't fair!), but they're professionals and are probably fin—nah, they're done watching basketball. Basketball is 

The conventional wisdom tells you to expect the unconventional in these NBA playoffs. Whether you base your projections on something as reflective as the regular-season standings or as speculative as the Las Vegas sportsbooks, we're in for something