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


Utah Jazz Win, Beat New Orleans Pelicans 106-104 in First Official Game

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In the first official NBA game since March, the Utah Jazz squeezed out a win over the New Orleans Pelicans.  Utah Jazz Beat New Orleans Pelicans in First Game of NBA Restart All of the Jazz starters hit double digits and Jordan Clarkson provided 23 points off the bench. Even with this, the Jazz still […] READ MORE


NBA’s Top 3 Candidates for Rookie of the Year and Most Improved Player

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With the NBA season set to start in a week, league awards discussion increased in the basketball world. According to The Athletic’s Shams Charania, NBA awards will be based on the regular season through Mar. 11. The Last Word on Pro Basketball staff continues the 2019-20 awards’ discussion with a current Top 3 power ranking for Rookie […] 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 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


The NBA Season Could Resume by July 31st

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The NBA season might be returning by July 31st. This is the hope of both NBA Commissioner Adam Silver and the league office. There is, however, still much work to be done. For example, the format for the NBA regular season and playoff format has not been determined yet. NBA Season Could Return by July […] READ MORE


Brooklyn Nets Exercising Prudence with Kevin Durant Injury

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The Brooklyn Nets were barely a playoff team and two of their star pickups in Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving ended the season on the mend. The emergence of COVID-19 and the eventual regular-season suspension brought fire to the anticipation of Durant’s return to play this season. With the layoff would Durant be able to […] READ MORE