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  1. Examining odds of conference semifinal favorites winning their se...

    Kevin Pelton

    Using past NBA best-of-seven results from to estimate the favorite's chance of winning, Kevin Pelton examines all four conference semifinal series and the favorite's odds of moving on to the next round.

    Story | Conversation | May 11, 2014
  2. Examining NHL playoff officiating

    Craig Custance

    Stephen Walkom, the NHL's director of officiating, implemented a rule. After the league decides on the officials who make the cut to work the next round of the playoffs, there is no complaining from those who don't. No phone calls. No arguing. N...

    Blog | May 05, 2014
  3. NBA: Coast to Coast -- San Antonio Spurs-Golden State Warriors le...

    J.A. Adande

    Here are some lessons from the Spurs-Warriors playoff series.

    Story | Conversation | May 16, 2013
  4. Nets hold on against Bulls to force Game 7

    Deron Williams, Brook Lopez and Joe Johnson each scored 17 points, and the Brooklyn Nets again avoided elimination, beating the short-handed Chicago Bulls 95-92 Thursday to tie their first-round series at 3.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | May 02, 2013
  5. Why the Celtics can win this

    With momentum reversed in Boston's first-round playoff series with the Knicks, could the Celtics make history by coming back from a 3-0 deficit and advancing to the next round? ESPN's Tom Haberstroh says it's entirely possible. His insider piece ...

    Blog | May 02, 2013
  6. 2012 NBA playoffs -- Miami Heat's Erik Spoelstra fined $25,000 fo...

    Brian Windhorst

    Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra can kiss his bonus for advancing to the next round of the playoffs goodbye. The NBA fined Spoelstra $25,000 Friday for making public comments about officiating.

    Story | Conversation | May 25, 2012
  7. NBA playoffs -- Miami Heat-Indiana Pacers: What's the selling poi...

    Israel Gutierrez

    Heat have very different challenge awaiting them in the next round.

    Story | Conversation | May 10, 2012
  8. NBA playoffs -- Clippers-Grizzlies: How will this finish up?

    Can the Clippers close out the Grizzlies?

    Story | Conversation | May 09, 2012
  9. 2012 NBA Playoffs -- Los Angeles Lakers coach Mike Brown calls it...

    Dave McMenamin

    Mike Brown called extending the Lakers' series with Denver to get Metta World Peace back for the next round "a joke."

    Story | Conversation | May 08, 2012
  10. NBA - Game 3s: Against all odds

    John Hollinger

    Can the Nuggets, Knicks, Jazz and Mavs get back on track?

    Story | Conversation | May 03, 2012
  11. Games We're Watching: Livin' on a prayer

    Sarah Spain

    The Hornets, Magic and Trail Blazers are all one bad game away from summer vacation. Will we see three more teams advance or get a few more Game 7s? With hoops, hockey, baseball and a big day for NFL hopefuls, here are the Games We're Watching.

    Story | Conversation | April 28, 2011
  12. About Last Night: Pacers Bull-ied out of playoffs

    Whitney Holtzman

    Despite sprained ankles and being questionable prior to tipoff, both Derrick Rose and Kobe Bryant led their teams to victory. The Bulls move on to the next playoff round; the Lakers need one more win to advance. Here's what else you missed last night.

    Story | Conversation | April 27, 2011
  13. Insider: C's are in trouble?

    Austin Link of, which produces a range of data-driven NBA playoffs predictions and contributes other predictive-oriented content for ESPN Insider, suggests that the Celtics are in trouble moving into the next round of the postseason....

    Blog | April 26, 2011
  14. KG's blog: 'We're moving on!'

    Chris Forsberg

    A day after sweeping the New York Knicks out of the playoffs, Boston Celtics forward Kevin Garnett blogged about Game 4 and his excitement with moving on to the next round. Writes Garnett: "We needed to get this game, so we could have a couple of ...

    Blog | April 26, 2011
  15. Los Angeles Lakers' Derek Fisher discusses NBA contract negotiati...

    Dave McMenamin

    Lakers guard and union president Derek Fisher discusses contract negotiations with the NBA.

    Story | Conversation | November 17, 2010
  16. Boston Celtics' Paul Pierce excited for NBA Finals, L.A. homecomi...

    Paul Pierce excited to return to NBA Finals, hometown.

    Story | Conversation | May 31, 2010