2016 NBA Playoffs: Western Conference PreviewThe Warriors dominated the NBA regular season, with the Spurs close behind. Can Curry and company take the West again?
NBA Western Conference Second-Half OutlookNot much changed at the trade deadline, and all roads to the title still run through the Bay Area.
NBA 2015-2016 Season Preview: Western ConferenceThe 2015-2016 NBA season tips off October 27. Preview the Western Conference contenders, sleepers and teams jockeying for draft position.
NBA Playoffs: Western Conference First Round PreviewThe NBA regular season has come to an end and now we've got the marathon of playoff basketball to take us to Mid-June. The Western Conference was stacked as usual during the regular season and provides multiple options for teams that could end up representing in the Finals.
NBA Western Conference PreviewIt's a 6 team race with all 6 teams having strengths and weaknesses that you can point to.
NBA Playoff ScheduleConference Finals have arrived. See the official schedule of games, scores and seedings.
Grizzlies Beat Thunder In OT For 3-1 Series LeadThe Grizzlies pulled off a huge rally to move within a victory of the franchise's first Western Conference final.
Bob Haynie: NBA Playoff Picks Part DeuxThe NBA Conference Semi-Finals are upon us, and it's time to share my predictions.
NBA Playoffs Preview: Western Conference First Round Predictions
NBA Western Conference Finals Matchup And PredictionBack in 1999, while Prince was partying, the NBA played a 50 game strike-shortened season that ended with the San Antonio Spurs being crowned champions. That first title for the Spurs began their odd dynasty as they would win the NBA Finals in only odd number years (2003, ‘05, and ’07).
Lakers Season Comes To An End After Game 5 LossRussell Westbrook scored 28 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Los Angeles Lakers 106-90 to eliminate the Lakers in five games.
Thunder Come Back Again To Take 3-1 Lead Against LakersRussell Westbrook scored 10 of his 37 points during a stirring fourth-quarter comeback, Kevin Durant added 31 points and hit the tiebreaking 3-pointer with 13.7 seconds left, and the Oklahoma City Thunder seized control of the second-round series with a 103-100 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers in Game 4 on Saturday night.
Durant Misses 3-Pointer In Final Seconds As Lakers Take Game 3Kobe Bryant didn't miss on 18 free throws and scored 14 of his 36 points in the fourth quarter, and the Los Angeles Lakers rallied late for a 99-96 victory over Oklahoma City in Game 3 on Friday night, cutting the Thunder's second-round series lead to 2-1.
Lakers Collapse In Final Minutes To Hand Thunder 2-0 Series LeadKevin Durant scored 22 points and rattled in the go-ahead basket on a baseline runner with 18 seconds left, and the Oklahoma City Thunder scored the final nine points to rally for a 77-75 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers in Game 2 of the Western Conference semifinals Wednesday night.
Lakers Crushed By Thunder In Game 1Russell Westbrook had 27 points and nine assists, Kevin Durant added 25 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder blasted the weary Los Angeles Lakers 119-90 on Monday night in the opening game of the Western Conference semifinals.