Miami Heat vs. Boston Celtics Eastern Conference Finals Series Preview

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And then there were two. After taking out the Milwaukee Bucks and Toronto Raptors, the Miami Heat and Boston Celtics meet in the Eastern Conference Finals. This is the first time since 1969 that neither the No.1 and No.2 have reached the Conference Finals. Both teams have molded themselves in young teams full of playmakers […] READ MORE


Miami Heat vs Milwaukee Bucks NBA Playoffs Preview

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Last Word on Pro Basketball is giving you an NBA Playoffs preview for each series as it begins inside the bubble. The rest of the Eastern Conference Semifinals is underway, as the two hottest teams in the East offensively and defensively will have the chance to go neck-to-neck again to see who moves on to […] READ MORE


Report: NBA Postpones Games After Milwaukee Bucks Boycott

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The Milwaukee Bucks have decided to boycott Game 5 of the first-round against the Orlando Magic, according to Adrian Wojnarowski. The boycott led the NBA to postpone all games Wednesday night. The decision came just moments around the game’s original tip-off at 4:10 p.m. EST. Milwaukee did not come on the court, while the Orlando […] READ MORE


Report: Jim Boylen Relieved as Bulls Head Coach

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Jim Boylen is out as the Chicago Bulls head coach, per the team’s announcement Friday morning. Boylen first came to Chicago in 2015-16 to serve as the team’s assistant head coach. Then in December of 2018, he was announced as the franchise’s 23rd head coach. During his tenure, the Bulls’ record was 39-84 (.317). The […] READ MORE


Brooklyn Nets’ Kyrie Irving Commits $1.5 Million to Support WNBA Players

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Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving has committed $1.5 million for WNBA players who have opted out of the 2020 season. Shams Charania of The Athletic was among the first to report the news, stating that the funds will support the players that opt-out due to professional or health-related reasons. Nets’ Kyrie Irving has started a […] READ MORE


Report: Brooklyn Nets’ Spencer Dinwiddie and DeAndre Jordan Test Positive For Coronavirus

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Brooklyn Nets guard Spencer Dinwiddie and center DeAndre Jordan have tested positive for coronavirus, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The news broke late Monday, about a week after multiple players like Nikola Jokic also tested positive for coronavirus. There are now three Nets players that have officially tested positive for COVID-19: Dinwiddie, Jordan, and forward […] READ MORE


Last Word on Pro Basketball’s Top 30 NBA Players: Anthony Davis

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Although ranking the top 30 NBA players in today’s game is an incredibly difficult task, The Last Word on Pro Basketball staff has taken it on. Coming in at number seven in the countdown is Los Angeles Lakers’ power forward Anthony Davis.  Top 30 NBA Players Number 7 – Anthony Davis  The Chicago native began […] READ MORE


Last Word on Pro Basketball’s Top 30 Players: Nikola Jokić

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Although ranking the top 30 NBA players in today’s game is an incredibly difficult task, The Last Word on Pro Basketball staff has taken it on. Coming in at number 10 in the countdown is Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokić. Top 30 NBA Players Number 10 – Nikola Jokić Hailing from Sombor, Serbia, Jokić began his professional career […] READ MORE


Oklahoma City Thunder All-Decade Team

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When the Oklahoma City Thunder emerged in 2008 after being the Seattle Supersonics, it ushered in an electric, young team that helped create the culture of “Loud City.”  Unfortunately, OKC’s nuclear core was broken up and the team didn’t reach the point of winning a Larry O’ Brien trophy. However, the Thunder was one of […] READ MORE


Detroit Pistons All-Decade Team

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After the emergence of the “Goin To Work” Detroit Pistons era in the 2000s, which brought Detroit an NBA title in 2004, the following decade has been a rollercoaster for the Motor City. The Pistons in the 2010s have been a decade full of shortcomings, head-scratching draft picks, as well as unforeseen futures. The team […] READ MORE