Western Conference

Patrick Kane grimaces after suffering a knee injury on March 19. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Quest For The Stanley Cup: Breaking Down Weaknesses Of Western Conference Playoff Teams

Problems for Western Conference teams may be harder to see on the surface, but every team has it’s flaws.

03/21/2014

Dirk Nowitzki of the Dallas Mavericks slams it home against the Boston Celtics. (Photo by Danny Bollinger/NBAE via Getty Images)

Robb: Celtics’ Western Conference Road Woes Hit New Low

It looks like a fair number of teams will finish this season with records worse than the Celtics. Unfortunately, you can’t say the same about Celtics’ record on the road against the Western Conference.

03/18/2014

Boston Celtics head coach Brad Stevens. (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Celtics Go 0-15 vs. Western Conference On Road

The Boston Celtics made some franchise history on Monday night, though it’s not the kind of history you would expect a team that often dons a green jersey to make on St. Patrick’s Day.

03/18/2014

Tyler Seguin (Photo Credits: Richard Wolowicz/ Rick Stewart of Getty

‘Not A Chance’ Seguin Produces At Same Clip For Bruins

Tyler Seguin is on pace for 45 goals and 89 points for the Dallas Stars, and even though those numbers jump off the page, there’s no sense in quibbling about it because he never would have produced that way for the Bruins.

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NBA Playoff Schedule

Conference Finals have arrived. See the official schedule of games, scores and seedings.

05/23/2013

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NBA Western Conference Finals Matchup And Prediction

Back 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).

05/24/2012

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Lakers Season Comes To An End After Game 5 Loss

Russell Westbrook scored 28 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Los Angeles Lakers 106-90 to eliminate the Lakers in five games.

05/22/2012

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Thunder Comeback Again To Take 3-1 Lead Against Lakers

Russell 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.

05/21/2012

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Durant Misses 3-Pointer In Final Seconds As Lakers Take Game 3

Kobe 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.

05/21/2012

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK - MAY 16: Russell Westbrook #0 of the Oklahoma City Thunder is congratulated by teammates after scoring against the Los Angeles Lakers in Game Two of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2012 NBA Playoffs on May 16, 2012 at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. (Photo by Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lakers Collapse In Final Minutes To Hand Thunder 2-0 Series Lead

Kevin 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.

05/17/2012

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