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

Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver to retire as executive chairman of Western Alliance amid NBA investigation

Phoenix Suns majority owner Robert Sarver will retire as executive chairman of Western Alliance Bancorporation in June, ending a two-decade tenure with the company of nearly $56 billion in assets. The company’s recent announcement of Sarver’s impending departure comes amid the NBA’s investigation into the Suns and Sarver, which the league launched in early November … Read more

Los Angeles Lakers knocked out of playoffs with loss to Phoenix Suns, win over San Antonio Spurs

PHOENIX — A season that started with championship promise for the Los Angeles Lakers ended with the pain of not even making it to the qualifying tournament. Tuesday’s 121-110 loss to the Phoenix Suns — coupled with a 116-97 San Antonio Spurs victory over the Denver Nuggets — officially knocked LA out of the competition … Read more