Miami Heat wary of Trae Young despite choking Atlanta Hawks in Game 1

MIAMI — The Heat’s defense may have stifled Atlanta Hawks star Trae Young all game in Sunday’s 115-91 Game 1 win of their first-round series, but the No. East knows she can’t expect Young and the eighth-seeded Hawks to go easy. “He’s going to score the ball,” Heat forward PJ Tucker said of Young. “It’s … Read more

NBA 2022 Playoffs – Complete First Round Matchups, Schedules and News

The NBA playoffs are here, and it’s shaping up to be an open chase for the 2022 title. The Phoenix Suns walked away with the league’s best regular season record — eight games ahead of the second-best Memphis Grizzlies. Devin Booker, Chris Paul and the defending Western Conference champions are on a mission to redeem … Read more

NBA Playoffs – Expert Picks for Each First-Round Series

What awaits us in the NBA playoffs? The Brooklyn Nets and Minnesota Timberwolves advance as seven seeds, while the Atlanta Hawks and New Orleans Pelicans captured eight seeds on the final night of the NBA play-in tournament. Every first-round series is set: Miami Heat vs. Hawks, Boston Celtics vs. Nets, Milwaukee Bucks vs. Chicago Bulls, … Read more

NBA standings, play-in implications of the last weekend of the regular season

3:30 p.m. ET Tim BontempsESPN Editor’s note: This story was updated following the 76ers’ 133-120 win over the Pacers on Saturday. The final weekend of the NBA regular season has arrived, and all we know is that 48 hours of mayhem await us. Thanks to a jumbled ranking picture in both conferences, only a handful … Read more

Knicks game hopes dashed after loss to Hawks

Trae Young once again stuck to the Knicks and their fans masterfully. The 2021 playoff villain and his Hawks essentially ended the Knicks’ season for a second straight spring, silencing the booed Garden crowd with 45 points and eight assists in a 117-111 win Tuesday night to push the Knicks ever closer to mathematical elimination. … Read more

Knicks game hopes dashed after loss to Hawks

Trae Young once again stuck to the Knicks and their fans masterfully. The 2021 playoff villain and his Hawks essentially ended the Knicks’ season for a second straight spring, silencing the booed Garden crowd with 45 points and eight assists in a 117-111 win Tuesday night to push the Knicks ever closer to mathematical elimination. … Read more

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