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Grit and defense are available in bunches in this year's small forward crop.

Let's get physical

Game 2 of Bucks-Bulls was hardly a walk in the park for either team.

Jordan's payday

DeAndre Jordan's big-man skills will earn him a big free-agent payoff.

Off the chain

DeMarre Carroll, aka 'Junk Yard Dog', has found his NBA niche with the Hawks.

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Mavs' Parson, Harris out vs Rockets

Apr 22, 2015 1:32 AM

Chandler Parsons and Devin Harris are out with injuries for the Dallas Mavericks in Tuesday night's Game 2 of their Western Conference playoff series with the Houston Rockets. Read Full Article

Popovich influence reaches outside of San Antonio

Apr 22, 2015 1:23 AM

The freshly-minted winner of the Coach of the Year award got his start by rewinding video tape in a backroom at Spurs headquarters. The runner-up learned valuable tips inside the building as well. Read Full Article

Clippers' Jordan following in well-hacked footsteps

Apr 22, 2015 12:50 AM

DeAndre Jordan is following in some Shaq-sized footsteps any time he gets repeatedly fouled and goes to the line. The Hack-a-Shaq strategy employed against Shaquille O'Neal during his playing days remains alive and well at Staples Center. Read Full Article

Pelicans' Davis gets crash course in postseason play

Apr 21, 2015 10:59 PM

He will be better for this. Really. Two losses in two tries, with the added blow of both as missed opportunities on the road that would have made faces throughout the Bay Area cringe into their own singular caterpillar of an eyebrow, is such a good thing for the development of Anthony Davis. Read Full Article

Defense, rebounds high on Celtics' Game 2 agenda

Apr 21, 2015 6:51 PM

Heading into their first round series against the Cleveland Cavaliers, the Boston Celtics were one of the Eastern Conference's hottest teams. They'd won 24 of their last 36 to soar into the playoff picture, and the trade deadline addition of Isaiah Thomas gave them a much-needed offensive threat. Read Full Article

Hawks center Horford certain he will play in Game 2 vs. Nets

Apr 21, 2015 5:12 PM

Hawks center Al Horford says he's definitely playing Game 2 of the Eastern Conference playoffs against the Brooklyn Nets. Read Full Article

Hawks' Budenholzer claims NBA's Coach of Year honors

Apr 21, 2015 2:54 PM

Mike Budenholzer of the Atlanta Hawks has been chosen as NBA coach of the year. Read Full Article

Bulls' Mirotic questionable for Thursday's Game 3

Apr 21, 2015 8:33 PM

The Chicago Bulls could be without forward Nikola Mirotic for Game 3 of their first-round playoff series against the Milwaukee Bucks because of an injured left knee. Read Full Article

LeBron still keeping himself off social media in playoffs

Apr 21, 2015 5:00 PM

LeBron James says he's keeping with his tradition of not using his cellphone or interacting on social media during the playoffs. Read Full Article

Suns' Morris twins indicted in alleged beating

Apr 21, 2015 9:47 PM

A Maricopa County grand jury has indicted the Phoenix Suns' Marcus and Markieff Morris on felony aggravated assault charges. Read Full Article

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Listen in to coaches David Blatt and Brad Stevens in the huddles during the Cavaliers and Celtics matchup in Game 2.
photoBrick Wall
John Wall makes an awesome block on Lou Williams.
photoSmith to the Rack
Josh Smith drives past the defense and hammers it home.
photoHarden Goes Hard
Jason Terry gets the steal and finds James Harden for the emphatic spike.
photoPorter Flips It In
Otto Porter goes in between two defenders and makes an acrobatic layup.