Jason Walker

Forget all you haters....this #ATLHawks team had a lot of heart this year and some great characters. Proud to be ATL!

Mike Prada

SO excited for @SBNationNBA’s playoff preview stuff. It starts dropping tomorrow, and the big stuff is Thursday. Get ready.

Mike Mazzeo

#Nets could move D-League team to Long Island and the New Coliseum eventually, but would it make $$$$?

Tim Kawakami

Could 49ers management change the tone again and re-embrace Smith at some point? Possibly. But they are far, far down the road with him.

Amin Elhassan

It's not cheap to run a D-League team, even in a hybrid scenario. League needs to convince owners investment is worth it

Charles F. Gardner

#Bucks plan to honor Badgers' Final Four squad at Fan Appreciation Night on Wednesday at BMO Harris BC.

Amin Elhassan

Easy to see a trend there: Other than newly on the market Nets, penny pinchers and/or small markets.

Benjamin Hochman

My top-5 burgers 1 @shakeshack 2 Booches, Columbia MO 3 Cherry Cricket, Den 4 Fathers Office, Santa Monica 5 (Jazz burger) Fat Harry's,NOLA

Rigas Dardalis

Rudy is really "rude". Every time Olympiacos was trying to come back, he was ready to answer #Euroleague #Playoffs

Sean Deveney

LeBron deserves more credit for ow good he has become defensively. I voted him DPOY in fact ... sportingnews.com/nba/story/2014…

Chris Sheridan

SECRECY, SECRECY, SECRECY. Words that aptly described NBPAs old search for a new director. Now? Column by @DanSchayes sheridanhoops.com/2014/04/15/sch…

Amin Elhassan

Teams that don't have 1-to-1s: Clippers, Suns, Jazz, Nuggets, Wolves, Grizz, Pels, Hawks, Bobcats, Wiz, Raps, Nets, Bucks, Pacers, Bulls

Rigas Dardalis

Real leads with +16 (81-65, 36') and is too near to the 1-0 against @olympiacosbc.

Jabari Davis

Los Angeles Lakers’ Best Coaching Options | Basketball Insiders | NBA Rumors And Basketball News po.st/khlO8h via @BBallInsiders

Tim Kawakami

And this is coming from people with the team who defended Smith full-tilt after his DUI arrest. Very, very different tone now.

Chris Sheridan

The Nets & Knicks square off one last time at Brooklyn tonight. Last minute tickets available here: tiqiq.us/BKNnykAPR15

Tim Kawakami

There is a weariness and frustration over Smith's behavior that I've never heard involving any recent 49ers player. Until this week.

Alex Raskin

#Nets: King (Cont.): Once we make a decision, we will have an announcement.”

Alex Raskin

#Nets: Nets GM Billy King on future D-League plans: “We are exploring all of the D-League options available to us...

Mike Mazzeo

#Nets GM Billy King: "We are exploring all of the D-League options available to us. Once we make a decision, will have announcement." (PR)

Tim Bontemps

Nets GM Billy King: "We are exploring all of the D-League options available to us. Once we make a decision, we will have an announcement."

Rigas Dardalis

Rudy is again in the middle (and the reason) of one more fight. This time his target was Spanoulis.

Scott Gleeson

Aaron Gordon, Nick Johnson announce Arizona departures for NBA draft usat.ly/1kuJORO via @USATODAYSports

Sam Amico

One East exec on #Heat: "LeBron can carry them to title all by himself, for sure. But no one's afraid of the rest of those clowns anymore."

Joe Freeman

#Blazers coach Terry Stotts said Joel Freeland will play vs the Clippers. Stotts' plan is to feature him in 5-min stretches.

Tim Kawakami

49ers management is embarrassed, and it should be. Will there be a statement on all the legal issues? Nothing until at least after April 29.

Sam Amico

#Hawks get #Pacers in first round but were kind of hoping for #Heat. Won 2 straight vs MIA to finish 2-2 in season for year.

Amin Elhassan

And while it's unfortunate that the @BrooklynNets lost their affiliate, I'm confident with their deep pockets they'll have another one soon

Dan McCarney

It's more stressful being a newspaper reporter than working in a prison careercast.com/content/top-20…

Tim Kawakami

That doesn't mean the 49ers will release him--remember, he almost certainly will face NFL punishment, and it probably won't be lenient.

John Reid

New Orleans Pelicans waived center Greg Stiemsma to create more flexibility for any possible trades this offseason nola.com/pelicans/index…

Jonathan Givony

Updated scouting report on Nick Johnson, who declared for the draft today: draftexpress.com/article/Nick-J…

Tim Kawakami

My own view, after talking to several sources: Aldon Smith hasn't only lost the benefit of the doubt, he probably won't play for them in '14

Gery Woelfel

Kohl & gang have done stellar job keeping Bucks sale secretive. Don't be surprised if new owners have never been mentioned in reports.

Jason Walker

Love the segment we just had on @BillShanks show -- Danny Manning bitterness still abounds after 20 years!

Rigas Dardalis

Second turnover in row for Sloukas and Real gets advantage of them. (74-62, 33')

Lang Whitaker

I picked Joakim Noah for Defensive Player of the Year wp.me/pPQKk-ikj

Alex Kennedy

Are the Knicks less likely to re-sign Carmelo Anthony now that Phil Jackson is in charge? @Tommy Beer breaks it down: basketballinsiders.com/phil-jacksons-…

Tim Kawakami

49ers will let the legal process play out for Smith and there are not many expectations for him other than that, the source said.

Sean Deveney

NBA Awards: Kevin Durant, LeBron James & other difficult decisions dlvr.it/5Pmvq9

Pete Pranica

A formal announcement will be made after release of playoff schedule, but we're not hanging up our headsets after tomorrow's game.

Dan Duggan

Nash said it was humbling to redshirt and he got "tossed around a lot at practice." He has something to prove now: bit.ly/P3JZHE

Tim Kawakami

The source differentiated between Smith's DUI arrest--when they 2 days before a game to decide--and now, in the early off-season.

Benjamin Hochman

I think I know how this is gonna turn out, but... Five Guys vs. In-N-Out, who you got?

Dan Duggan

Myles Nash has come a long way in his freshman year: bit.ly/P3JZHE

Christopher A. Vito

In that six-game span without a 3-point attempt, #Sixers' Michael Carter-Williams -- a 40.6% shooter -- is 39-for-71, or 54.9%

Emiliano Carchia

Langford: It will be exciting to play vs Maccabi. Future? I don't want to talk about that now sportando.com/en/cups/eurole…

Tim Kawakami

Smith's 2015 option would not be guaranteed outright, but it would be guaranteed for injury and the 49ers are not interested in that risk.

Christopher A. Vito

#Sixers' Michael Carter-Williams hasn't attempted a 3-pointer in a six-game span, during which he's upped his season FG% from .396 to .406

Paul Coro

Goran Dragic (ankle) will not play in #SunsAtKings tomorrow. Gerald Green will start with the usual starters but the rookies will play more.

Scott Agness

Pacers coach Frank Vogel said he began studying Atlanta, their first-round opponent, this morning. The assistants have been at it a few days

Tim Kawakami

49ers owe Smith a guaranteed $3M+ for 2014, so it's unlikely they would release him soon. But almost certainly won't pick up his 2015 option

John Canzano

Nick Aliotti called Arik Armstead’s decision to give up basketball and focus only on football, “a positive step.” @750TheGame

Rigas Dardalis

Palacio De Deportes is full on white tonight but everywhere you can reach Fans of @Euroleague MVP Vspan http://t.co/OsTeS0Y4eB

Rigas Dardalis

+16 for Real! Rudy is in the twilight zone!!!

Gery Woelfel

NBA Board of Governors convene in NY on Thursday. Told today Bucks sale will likely be discussed.

Tim Kawakami

Spoke to a 49ers source who emphasized that Aldon Smith has gotten himself into this and everything points to his April 29 hearing.

Gery Woelfel

Was told today Bucks owner Herb Kohl has decided on a group to sell his franchise. The $64,000 ? is what group?

Bob Finnan

Cavs forward Luol Deng proud to win the J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship award. tout.com/m/jrxnwh?ref=t…

Tim Bontemps

You would like to think this would be rectified before the 2015-16 season, as there are plenty of benefits to having a single-affiliate.

Pete Pranica

Even though ESPN added the Dallas game, we will still call it on @SportSouth with the usual crew. #WatchLocal

Royce Young

D-League announces new team in Grand Rapids, MI, moved from Springfield. Nets lose affiliate, Pistons gain hybrid affiliate.

Steve Popper

Sorting through my NBA ballots - amazing how much the Bobcats defensive rankings improved under Steve Clifford.

Tim Bontemps

With Grand Rapids news now official, Nets no longer have a D-League affiliate, and won't have a single-affiliate relationship next year.

Andrew Sharp

Me and @dannychau paid tribute to the The Lords of League Pass and The Greatest Ninth Seed of All Time grantland.com/the-triangle/t…

Rigas Dardalis

This is the Rudy show!!!!

Rigas Dardalis

Mirotic & Dunston began the dogfight and then the best friends Bourousis & Spanoulis got involved! But everything stopped soon...

Rigas Dardalis

Bourousis the peacemaker, best friend of both Mirotic and Spanoulis #Euroleague #Playoffs

Alex Raskin

#Nets have officially lost their D-league affiliate, which is moving to Grand Rapids and will become an exclusive affiliate of the #Pistons.

Rigas Dardalis

#Euroleague Ataman: "Without Arroyo, we lost control". Pascual: "We will prepare for Game 2 expecting he will play" eurohoops.net/?p=46652

Alex Kennedy

Watch this beautiful full-court pass by Andre Miller. If RG3 gets hurt this year, the Redskins can call Miller: sulia.com/my_thoughts/c7…

Stefan Bondy

Announced: Nets lose D-League affiliate, Springfield Armor. Team is moving to Michigan under new ownership, making it Pistons' affiliate.

Dave Mason

Josh Reddick will be playing the whole season in Oakland...truth or trash? Submit your #TruthorTrash topics NOW

Jeff McDonald

As expected, NBA has rescinded the technical foul Tony Brothers gave Tim Duncan last night, reports @Mike Monroe.

Earl K. Sneed

Monta: "We've just got to get the win tomorrow & see what happens. Win or lose, go from there & get ready to play whoever we need to play."

Keith Pompey

In spite of everything, #Sixers coach Brett Brown thinks his team is in a great spot. philly.com/philly/sports/… #NBA

Keith Pompey

Here are 'Best' and 'Worst" awards from Monday's #Sixers vs. #Celtics game. philly.com/philly/blogs/d… #NBA

Earl K. Sneed

Monta Ellis: "That's the goal that we set at the beginning of the season, that if we get 50 wins we'll be in the playoffs."

Michael Pointer

Former #indianaice boss Jeff Blashill voted COY in American Hockey League. He'll be an NHL coach someday IMO. theahl.com/blashill-voted…

Christopher A. Vito

87 and sunny. Not bad, Miami. Not bad at all. http://t.co/zgFlbdpkXp

Anthony Slater

Just talked to a lady who used to work at a Chipotle in OKC. Said Kevin Durant came in once, bought a $14 meal and tipped her $86.

Alex Kennedy

Top two finishers in tonight's fantasy league get free entry into Saturday's $100,000 playoff league. Details here: basketballinsiders.com/draftstreet-ge…

Sean Highkin

Dude, the “Look Ahead” beat...

Earl K. Sneed

Monta Ellis: "We made the push to where we want to go. We're in a great position to getting our goal, which is 50 wins."

Scott Agness

Pacers react to earning the top seed in the Eastern Conference — PG: “Now it’s time to just play basketball.” bit.ly/P3HiFQ

Jared Zwerling

Al Jefferson's on beast mode ("This is the best I've felt in my career") and Patrick Ewing's impact on him. My story: bleacherreport.com/articles/20283…

Larry Lage

#Michigan losing Stauskas, Robinson to NBA and isn't sure if McGary will go, too bigstory.ap.org/article/michig…

Mike Prada

(Disclaimer: Nobody from the @BulletsForever crew bought that domain)

Chad Ford

Who is In and Out of the 2014 NBA Draft? Here’s a comprehensive list w/ draft projections insider.espn.go.com/nba/draft2014/… (insider)

John Canzano

Marcus Mariota? Sean Mannion? Brett Hundley? Kevin Hogan? Connor Halliday? Taylor Kelly? Give me your top three Pac-12 QBs… in order.

Chris Vivlamore

Hawks travel with full contingent for regular-season finale (free). ajc.com/news/sports/ba… #ATLHawks

Kurt Helin

Could Nets rest guys hoping to face Raptors instead of Bulls in first round? dlvr.it/5PmSYp

Mike Monroe

NBA rescinds Tim Duncan's technical in last night's #Spurs-#Rockets game; refs had admitted mistake to Popovich during game.

Scott Gleeson

Michigan's Nik Stauskas, Glenn Robinson III leave for NBA usat.ly/1iVcM9s via @USATODAYSports

Marc Berman

Stoudemire mulls leaving #Knicks for his Jerusalem team after 2014-2015 season when pact expires. Enjoying ownership nyp.st/1ijHzQK

Scott Howard-Cooper

Zander encouraged writers to color outside the lines, not that Kerber needed encouraging. Nice to still hear how many liked the books.

Rigas Dardalis

Spanoulis hits again!!!! Third triple for Kill-Bill!!!

Evan Dunlap

Report: Magic to enter single-partner affiliation with NBA D-League's Erie BayHawks sbn.to/P3FgFR

Dan McCarney

Also sounds like a Spurs lifer: "I'm incredibly happy where I am. If (they fire me), then I'll have to worry about where I go next."

Dan McCarney

Buford on running an NBA team, via @Zach Lowe podcast: "Tim runs it. We all just work for Tim." espn.go.com/espnradio/gran…

John Schuhmann

We focus on the Pacers' offensive struggles, but that they rank 15th defensively in those games is more disturbing.

Michael Pointer

I think it would benefit them to play without the other starters and get a few more touches. (2)" #pacers

Micah Hart

Lou ices our playoff-clinching game, and DeMarre goes behind the back to Mike for a jam in the weekly Top 5 Plays: on.nba.com/1hGlhsL

Steve Luhm

Andre Kirilinko averaged 16.5 points in '03-04. Hayward would have to score 55 on Wednesday at Minnesota to average 16.5.

Mike Prada

Quibbles Forever would have been a really good April Fools joke. Alas

Michael Pointer

#Pacers Vogel on why Hill and Hibbert will play tomorrow night: "They've both been struggling a little bit. . . .(1)

Chad Ford

360 scouting evaluation on Nik Stauskas with @Kevin Pelton on analytics, @Amin Elhassan on scouting & me on draft stock es.pn/1m5BCdj

Steve Luhm

Gordon Hayward will lead the Jazz in scoring this season. His average (16.1) is the lowest for a team leader in franchise history.

Rigas Dardalis

As long as Simmons plays tonight, @olympiacosbc leads +12!

Scott Howard-Cooper

Thinking about Zander Hollander after his passing. A pleasure to work for on the basketball handbooks, starring @Fred Kerber, in the 90s.

Larry Lage

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) _ Michigan sophomores Nik Stauskas and Glen Robinson III have decided to enter the NBA draft.

Mike McGraw

Brooklyn can wrap up No. 5 spot by beating NYK tonight, but either way, Bulls won't know opponent until tomorrow night.

Tony Mejia

Beating Pacers would put Orlando in jeopardy of tying Utah for 3rd-worst record, requiring split of 275 lottery combinations instead of 156.

Mark Deeks

New @ The Score - The Melvin Ely signing. beta.thescore.com/nba/news/481626

Mike McGraw

Not possible for Bulls to play Bobcats in 1st round. Bulls need to win Wed. to get to No. 3 and Charlotte needs a win to get to No. 6.

Josh Lewenberg

Breaking down the Raptors' various playoff scenarios... Who they could face, and how: tsn.ca/nba/story/?id=…

Jimmy Spencer

All you have to do is be above .500 each series to win title MT @John Schuhmann Games between playoff teams since ASB http://t.co/fAsnIBLLfH

Jeff Zillgitt

Also in D-League news, Springfield to Grand Rapids with Pistons affiliation will become official today: usat.ly/1iVmPMM

Tom Haberstroh

Shane Battier needs 36 minutes tomorrow to reach 30,000 minutes in his regular-season career. @Shane Battier, do you accept this challenge?

Rigas Dardalis

Printezis hurts Real and Reyes and Mirotic comes back!

John Canzano

Mariota? Mannion? Rick Neuheisel breaks down Pac-12 QBs next on @750TheGame

Rigas Dardalis

Simmons so far does excellent job for @olympiacosbc !

Scott Agness

Frank Vogel on resting four players in Orlando, and what he wants to see out of G.Hill, Hibbert bit.ly/P3DJj4

Trey Kerby

Really hate the nickname Plumdog but could definitely get behind Plum Lord.

Baxter Holmes

The next morning at practice in NYC, Celtics players/coaches talked of that chase, the bombing, the city being on lockdown and little else.

Steve Luhm

Just realized: NBA's No. 1 scorer Kareem led the league in scoring only twice ('70-71, '71-72). No. 2 scorer Karl Malone never did.

Baxter Holmes

Most vivid memory: in NYC for Celtics-NYK playoffs, listening to scanner deep into the night as cops chased the suspects through Watertown.

Chris Littman

8-year-old surprised by father back from Afghanistan at Suns game dlvr.it/5Pm4FG

Gary Lee

Best part of the 5th annual @Lakers Fit For Life was @Mark Madsen turning into a sit-ups drill sergeant! bit.ly/1imH1JS

Chris Herring

Knicks' former D-League affiliate. MT @Jeff Zillgitt Orlando Magic plan to enter hybrid relationsip w/ Erie BayHawks: usat.ly/P3CMaz

Alex Kennedy

The Milwaukee Bucks are just the third team in NBA history to go through an 82-game season without, at any point, winning 2 straight games.

Alex Kennedy

Kevin Durant is just the second NBA player over the last 23 seasons to score 2,550+ points. Other was Kobe Bryant, who had 2,832 in 2005-06.

Jeff Zillgitt

Magic plan to enter single-affiliate hybrid relationsip w/Erie BayHawks, per people w/knowledge of deal: usat.ly/P3CMaz

Rigas Dardalis

5 steals for Madridistas in 9 minutes? That's what Real wanted and what Olympiacos was afraid of

Aaron J. Lopez

If you're looking for good coverage of #Avs during playoffs, give @berge19 a follow.

Chuck Swirsky

Wheels down in Charlotte

John R. Finger

Poster from running the 2000 Boston Marathon ... instagram.com/p/m0mh68O54q/

John Schuhmann

Games played between playoff teams since the All-Star break: http://t.co/TpfAPXZgwg

Alex Kennedy

Last night, Jordan Farmar broke Trey Burke's ankles and made him fall down. VIDEO: sulia.com/my_thoughts/d6…

David 'Dubi' Pick

Maccabi SG Ricky Hickman spoke to @Leenof about David Blatt's keys to winning Game 1 vs Milan: "We have to do a g… twishort.com/KOhfc

Mike Mazzeo

Nice! "@Nets Daily: Awaiting word on the delivery of Mirza and Maja Teletovic third child today. Bosnian media reports it's happening."

Rigas Dardalis

Run n gun at Madrid and @RMBaloncesto leads 17-5 (6') with Rudy shining!

Ronald Tillery

Tony Allen: “We’ve always been confident. Right now, we’ve got momentum.” bit.ly/1gyFgVZ

Tony Mejia

Predicted win total for Orlando Magic (23-58) at most shops was 23.5. P.George, L.Stephenson & D.West sitting out finale helps OVER cause.

Tim Chisholm

My look at the Raps’ defensive struggles, how it could affect their Playoffs and why it’s all okay: rr9.in/RmB71L

Royce Young

Kevin Durant is, without question, the 2013-14 MVP: dailythunder.com/2014/04/kevin-…

Chad Ford

360 scouting evaluation on Jerami Grant with @Kevin Pelton on analytics, @Amin Elhassan on scouting & me on draft stock es.pn/P3hn18

Dan Duggan

RS freshman LB Myles Nash has gained 31 lbs since he got to campus. He's at 220 now and wants to be 230 by the season.

Chris Vivlamore

All 12 Hawks will travel to Milwaukee. Still to be determined who will play and who will rest vs. Bucks. #ATLHawks

Mike Monroe

More Popovich on #Spurs resiliency: 'They came back, put it aside and have done what they've done. I think that's pretty impressive.'

Kevin Pelton

The Spurs will be the first team since the ABA-NBA merger not to have a single player average 30 minutes per game.

Rigas Dardalis

Bourousis & @nikolamirotic12 penetrated against Shermadini and Dunston and scored (7-3, 3')

Kevin Pelton

Following up on something R.C. Buford mentioned in today's podcast w/@Zach Lowe: bit.ly/1m5JpYv

Mike Wise

Based on Oct. 29th column -- "Wizards will finish 43-39, claim 7th seed in the East" -- they can outdo even my homer pick with one more win.

Mike Monroe

More Pop, on SAS resiliency: 'I thought they were amazing after G 6 to play as hard as they did in G 7; lot of teams would have given in.'

Tas Melas

Fun episode of #TheStarters today - on at 6ET in the US (8ET in Canada.) Or, the audio version is here: thestarters.nba.com/tue-apr-15-the…

Christopher Reina

As excellent of a piece on DeMar DeRozan as you'll read anywhere by @Shams Charania: bit.ly/1noDE5H

Rigas Dardalis

The pick n roll between Spanoulis-Shermadini in the first minutes of every game is something more than expected...

Mike Monroe

Popovich, on #Spurs mental grit: 'They've competed and gotten themselves in this position after a devastating loss in The Finals last year.'

Eric Koreen

Again, on the folly of the Raps trying to determine their seeding, with a box on potential scenarios: sports.nationalpost.com/2014/04/15/why…

Mike Monroe

What impresses #Popovich most about his team's remarkable season? Moving on from devastating Finals loss bit.ly/1kY869H

Kurt Helin

Damian Lillard not making friends in latest Foot Locker ad (VIDEO) dlvr.it/5Plkg0

Jimmy Spencer

Those bagpipes in Boston, a tribute to one year after the bombings, had me frozen. Lots of emotion. #BostonStrong

Tim Bontemps

Deron Williams joked this morning that the Nets being in the playoffs without the Knicks is "part of the takeover" of New York.

Kamenetzky Brothers

Can anyone give me a reasonable criticism for D’Antoni not knowing the lottery rules? Other than hating him? Why does it matter? BK

Tony Mejia

"@exhoopsPRguy: Cuonzo Martin. #gangsta" Took his new center, too. Only better if he takes racks from the facility. "These are my racks!"

Tim Bontemps

But that's a hard point to win in the court of public opinion. Smart of Johnson to just fall on the sword, own it and take the high road.

Matt Dery

.@WRIFJade was the inaugural "Tweet of the Day" winner. Follow her please! She's sick of the whining about today's snow.

Tim Bontemps

I thought the whole Johnson-Pierce laughing thing was overblown myself – they looked downright miserable other times on the bench that day.

Andrew Sharp

More info on Supplemental Draft Day here: grantland.com/the-triangle/d… Please contribute, the arts are important

Michael Pointer

Former #Purdue player and assistant coach Cuonzo Martin leaving Tennessee for California. Well earned. espn.go.com/mens-college-b… via @espncbb

Jason Jones

No reason given for no practice. First time I think it's been canceled at home. Happens to give guys rest on road regularly

Emiliano Carchia

A better video of how Carlos Arroyo sprained his ankle sportando.com/en/cups/eurole… http://t.co/O99GtdrcId

Tim Bontemps

He said he didn't remember what Pierce was saying but "it had to be funny for me to be laughing when we were losing the way we were losing."

Tim Bontemps

"You’re going to get criticized, but he’s probably right," Johnson said. "We shouldn’t have been laughing."

David 'Dubi' Pick

At half-time, Galatasaray led 35-33 over Barcelona. Score following Carlos Arroyo's ankle sprain? 55-26 in favor of Spaniards.

Tim Bontemps

Joe Johnson didn't argue with Jeff Van Gundy's criticism of him and Paul Pierce laughing during the 4th quarter of Nets loss at MSG.

Jason Jones

Kings cancel today's practice.

Baxter Holmes

2:49 p.m., one year ago.

Gary Lee

Young believes he’ll be a good fit with the Lakers next season while backing up Kobe off the bench - Details - bit.ly/1h0qLcC

Michael Pointer

Widow of former #IU president Myles Brand weighs in on Bob Knight situation some 14 years later indy.st/1kqeMKU via @indystar

David Locke

Jazz Fans the @Zach Lowe podcast with RC Buford is a must listen.

Gary Lee

Nick Young made an appearance on @ESPNLA710 this morning and talked about his immediate future w/ the Lakers…

Dan McCarney

Many don't realize what a garbage dump the West was for much of the 80s thanks to the Lakers.

Jon Santiago

No practice today for the Kings. Last minute cancellation apparently.

KC Johnson

Not surprising but hearing lot of love for Joakim Noah for DPOY from colleagues I've talked to. My ballot: Noah, George, Iguodala.

Dan McCarney

Spurs made the playoffs in 1987-88 at 31-51 (!!!), but 47 wins not good enough in this season's WC.

Sean Cunningham

Kings have cancelled their final practice today #NBAKings

Matt Dery

.@RapSheet says #Lions talks with Suh are going fine. "I'd be surprised if its not done by the start of next season".

Scott Agness

Vogel on the top seed: "Like we said all year, it's an adv. but it wasn't everything. It gives us the best chance going into the playoffs."

Emiliano Carchia

Carlos Arroyo is still limping a lot in the locker room of the arena. Not a good news for @GalatasaraySK

Emiliano Carchia

FC Barcelona beat @GalatasaraySK 88-61 in Game 1 of the Euroleague Quarterfinals

Conrad Brunner

Watson also gets orlando off. No flareups, just precautionary.

Shams Charania

Column: For @DeMar DeRozan, a franchise revival validates faith kept in his Raptors future. "I never had a doubt." tinyurl.com/phdt5cn

Rob Mahoney

On Oct. 28 I made 20 predictions for this NBA season. Today I revisit them, eat crow, etc.: on.si.com/1h0oezi

Brett Pollakoff

Promo packaging for the Nike Basketball Elite Series is so good. #lebron11elite instagram.com/p/m0hXxspiol/

Dan McCarney

Spurs are 2-2, winning in 99 and 03, losing in 95 and 01.

Royce Young

#EOBPod is up! @SherwoodStrauss is discussing Andrew Bogut’s rib injury, imaginary awards ballots, and much more: cbssports.com/nba/eye-on-bas…

Ray Richardson

#Twolves Kevin Love was nominated, but Cleveland's Luol Deng won 2013-14 J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award.

Michael Pointer

Hibbert and Hill will play tomorrow, but limited minutes, Vogel said. #pacers

Conrad Brunner

PG, Lance and DWest to sit in Orlando. Hibbert and Hill likely only play 1st half.

Diamond Leung

Cal is a tough job. Cuonzo Martin is a tough guy. Oakland Soldiers will get to know him.

Dan McCarney

Only 15 of 38 teams with league's best record have won the title since the ABA/NBA merger. But there are no upsets in the NBA.

Michael Pointer

#Pacers coach Frank Vogel gets a big hug from #Fever coach Lin Dunn as congrats for earning the top seed in the East.

Bill Oram

I’m not here to hawk products, but my dear friend @mdlaplante co-authored a book, out today, that you should read amazon.com/dp/1455549444/…

Marcus Thompson

Clippers or Thunder?

Peter Richmond

RIP Archie: 67, and he never aged a day. His secret? Betty and Veronica, obviously.

Michael Pointer

#Pacers coach Frank Vogel says George, West and Stephenson will not play tomorrow in Orlando.

Kurt Helin

2014 PBT Awards: Executive of the Year dlvr.it/5Pl5Lp

Marc Stein

Will be flying right over to check up on you, @Amare Stoudemire, when you make that move to Hapoel Jerusalem #countonit #dontteaseme

Michael Lee

No. 1 reason why #wizards have to avoid 7th: After struggling for 6 years to get back to playoffs, it would be a shame to get LeBron. Again

Josh Lewenberg

Alternate Raptors playoff slogan suggestion: "Even the airport people are talking about us" #NorthernUprising

Marc Berman

Woodson: #Knicks could have used Lamar Odom THIS season. Jackson on verge of signing his former Laker nyp.st/Rmp4l1

Scott Agness

George Hill and Roy Hibbert will play tomorrow night in Orlando, likely just the first half. PG, Stephenson, West, Watson will rest.

Josh Lewenberg

Pearson security personnel arguing over favourable matchups. "Raps cant beat Charlotte," says one. "CHA doesnt play playoff bball" the other

Ian Begley

Mike Woodson says Carmelo Anthony 'doesn't need to play' in the #Knicks' final two games. Details here: espn.go.com/new-york/nba/s…

Aaron Falk

Feeling a draft? sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/57… http://t.co/4KxCh5MpK6

Paul Flannery

Wrote this last year. We will finish the race. sbnation.com/2013/4/16/4229…

Mike Trudell

Differences betw. chances at the 5th and 6th slot to move up to No. 1 aren't huge (8.8% to 6.3%). bit.ly/1iUXh2z for full breakdown.

Mike Trudell

In short, LAL are in the 6th slot right now, but could move to 5th if they lose at SAS, BOS wins at home (vs WAS) & LAL win a coin toss.

Benjamin Hochman

It's the moooooost wonderful time of the year http://t.co/JpZV1GxjYa

Mike Trudell

We took a specific look at where LAL are likely to select in the lottery, and the accompanying %'s to move up: bit.ly/1iUXh2z

Dwain Price

No one wants to play the #Spurs. The #Mavs are 0-4 vs. the Spurs and 1-2 vs. OKC. The #Grizzlies are 0-4 vs. the Spurs and 1-3 vs. OKC.

Howard Beck

The Chicago Bulls are fantastically, absurdly resilient. It didn't happen by accident. My story: bit.ly/1ktZVPI

Emiliano Carchia

VIDEO: Carlos Arroyo sprained ankle, left game vs @FCBbasket sportando.com/en/cups/eurole… http://t.co/YZ4sDx0YMi

Chad Ford

360 scouting evaluation on Gary Harris with @Kevin Pelton on analytics, @Amin Elhassan on scouting & me on draft stock es.pn/1gZaVPp

Emiliano Carchia

Carlos Arroyo did NOT return to the bench for the second half of the game

Matt Steinmetz

Another parallel is coach and owner power struggle cloaking team success.

Eric Smith

"@Josh Lewenberg: @Eric Smith Why won't you just tell us, E! C'mon!" -- all your game 1 queries & bad 'game 2' jokes cane be sent here to josh :)

Peter Richmond

SF anti-Google Bus rally: girl rips a guy's guy's google glass and smashes them. Another guy holds up "Tech=Death" sign. Getting innerestin'

Paul Coro

Eric Bledsoe's stretch run has shown how the #Suns have a franchise cornerstone, even as he is still learning. bit.ly/1hFYBJ0

David 'Dubi' Pick

Galatasaray possibly missing Carlos Arroyo for remainder of the series vs Barcelona. He scored 14 of the Turks 35 first-half points.

Micah Hart

We now present: Official #ATLHawks playoff merchandise on HawksShop.com! http://t.co/sIiq18Ov94

David 'Dubi' Pick

A limping Carlos Arroyo heads to the locker room for medical analysis with potential sprained ankle for Galatasaray.

Dan Duggan

Flood on Marcus Applefield: "He’s not ready yet, but I’ve seen a lot of improvement from practice 1 to practice 10.”

Chris Littman

Rams offer fans $100K for correctly guessing schedule dlvr.it/5PkdwX

John Schuhmann

Francesa predicts a Heat-Spurs Finals. Adjust your own picks accordingly.

David 'Dubi' Pick

This time last year Nik Caner-Medley was the LAST option off the bench for Maccabi. He's now a candidate for Euroleague All-First Team.

Pete Pranica

I got President Jed Bartlet! Which "The West Wing" Character Are You? buzzfeed.com/keelyflaherty/… via @flahertykeely

Trey Kerby

New post -- Tue. Apr. 15: The Bonies dlvr.it/5Pkb7b #TheStarters

Ben Golliver

Video: Blazers G Damian Lillard Stars In New "No Rings" Foot Locker Commercial sbn.to/1hInk0f

Emiliano Carchia

Carlos Arroyo was unstoppable in the first half of the game: 14 points, 3 rebounds and 2 assists. Bad luck he had to leave the court injured

Robert Morales

Clippers looking for a lot more than best regular-season record in franchise history presstelegram.com/sports/2014041… #clippers #NBA

Eric Smith

Enterprise: we'll pick you up & drop you off...and teach you how to change a tire and discuss the health benefits of fruits and vegetables

Trey Kerby

Henry Sims is playing in that independent basketball tournament. How is that possible? thetournament.com/teams/st-joe-e…

Robert Morales

Check out this heartbreaking Fox Sports video about DeAndre Jordan and a lost friend insidesocal.com/clippers/2014/… #clippers @DeAndre Jordan

Kurt Helin

Luol Deng wins J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award dlvr.it/5PkWx7

Eric Smith

Next person to ask me when game one is...owes me $50!

Ben Rohrbach

The @StephenAtHome Marathon monologue from a year ago was pretty incredible. thecolbertreport.cc.com/videos/ifpmy1/…

Rick Bonnell

Kemba Walker said he's fine now after first game back from groin injury.

Emiliano Carchia

Carlos Arroyo is leaving the court limping. He is heading to the locker room

Matt Steinmetz

Sports Myth: "There's enough credit to go around when you win." Nope. That's when some go out of way to claim their share and more.

Sean Cunningham

WR Brandon Lloyd returns to the #49ers - the organization announces they have signed him to a one-year deal.

Emiliano Carchia

Carlos Arroyo sprained his ankle and is still on the floor.

Dan Duggan

Flood's long-term injury optimism is good news considering Ruhann Peele underwent foot surgery last week: bit.ly/1n9hmYu

Rick Bonnell

Asked if Al Jefferson should be All-NBA, Steve Clifford said he can't imagine a player who has been more essential to his team's success.

Emiliano Carchia

California to name Cuonzo Martin head coach sportando.com/en/usa/ncaa/11…

Sekou Smith

Check out Hang Time Podcast super producer Gregg Waigand rocking the Billy Sims extra smedium!… instagram.com/p/m0a9kNo7D5/

David 'Dubi' Pick

Via @leenof, Maccabi TLV now headed to Mediolanum Forum, home of Armani Milan for EL series Game 1 prep-practice finale.

Josh Lewenberg

Livingston, Anderson, Teletovic are all out for Nets in NY tonight. Pierce, Williams, Johnson are GTDs. Melo may sit out for Knicks

Jonathan Givony

If you're looking for more information about today's NCAA "withdrawal deadline" we did a comprehensive look at it: draftexpress.com/article/Testin…

Dan Duggan

As Paul James and Tyler Kroft return to practice, Kyle Flood says he has no long-term injury concerns: bit.ly/1n9hmYu

Mike Prada

Wall also (educated guess, but pretty confident in it) creates the most transition threes. Many of those are from the corner.

Kristina Leahy

Taking over my alma mater's twitter account today. If you want to know what I do all day follow @TerriersAtWork

Geoff Calkins

Ain't no days off on Rockytop. @wesrucker247: "I’ll be back in a bit. I’m gonna go dip my head in a vat of acid.”

Chris Vernon

heyo, @ClayTravisBGID - hearin vols are gonna get Gruden to replace Cuonzo

Matt Steinmetz

Old Warriors' organization had trouble handling success of 'We Believe' & aftermath. Seeing some parallels now with new regime.

Janis Carr

Knicks/PJax looking to sign Lamar Odom. Good news for a great guy -- despite his probs espn.go.com/new-york/nba/s…

Eli Savoie

We'll talk a little baseball next with @craigcalcaterra on Sports 56/87.7FM sports56whbq.com

Chuck Swirsky

Wheels up headed to Charlotte Big game Wednesday Go Bulls!

Josh Lewenberg

Nets fall to 6th, avoid 4th (likely Bulls) & face 3rd (likely Raptors) with: losses vs NY and @ CLE + Wizards win @ BOS Wednesday

Shams Charania

Rockets will sign PF Josh Powell to a multi-year deal, non-guaranteed after this one, sources tell RealGM. Potential summer trade part.

Josh Lewenberg

Would you put it past Jason Kidd (a man who staged a sideline collision/drink spill) to throw a couple games for favourable seeding?

Aggrey Sam

Ex-Bull @Luol Deng wins NBA's 2013-14 J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship award, presented by @ProHoopsWriters

Jabari Davis

Los Angeles Lakers’ Best Coaching Options | Basketball Insiders | NBA Rumors And Basketball News po.st/H16x96 via @BBallInsiders

Trey Kerby

Just remembered an intense internet discussion I had with @Matt Moore where he was adamant Joe Dumars was a better GM than RC Buford.

Tim Kawakami

Randomly asked: Is there any particular reason why my iPhone won't ring in certain spots of my house and how would I go about fixing this?

Marc Berman

Woodson plans to shut down Carmelo for last 2 Knicks games nyp.st/1im0LwY

Emiliano Carchia

Luol Deng Wins 2013-14 J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award sportando.com/en/usa/nba/117…

Tim Kawakami

The Warriors without Bogut: What’s possible, how that affects the first-round match-up, yes, I think it’ll be ... bit.ly/QaaDzM

Mike Mazzeo

Knicks-Nets rivalry in intensive care espn.go.com/blog/new-york/…

Eli Savoie

That's one of the all time shocking coaching moves

Alex Kennedy

Luol Deng is the 2013-14 winner of the J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award, for outstanding service and dedication to the community.

Tim Kawakami

Cuonzo Martin to Cal. Yeah, I guess you could say nobody saw that one coming.

Jason Lloyd

Luol Deng wins NBA's J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship award for his outstanding dedication & service to community.

Jimmy Spencer

All the smart people are reporting the #49ers have officially signed Brandon Lloyd. That’s a fun reunion.

Andrew Perna

Luol Deng has won the J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award for 2013-14. #Cavs #Bulls #Duke

Gary Dzen

Are any of you submitting entries to the @CambridgeBrewer homebrew contest? Would love to chat for a story.

David 'Dubi' Pick

Maccabi TLV begin quest for Euroleague Final Four with a delayed flight and lost suitcases, @leenof informs me from Milan.

Kevin Pelton

Interesting note: a Thunder win tomorrow ties the West's best winning% against the East ever: es.pn/1m5jq3v (In)

Brad Rock

Even now, it's no fun for Jazz to lose to Lakers. deseretnews.com/article/865601…