As Washington has thrived so far this postseason while going with a smaller lineup, Nene’s role has been significantly diminished.
Washington’s young stars showed physical and mental strength during a come-from-behind win against Atlanta.
The top seed in the East is just 11-10 in its last 21 games, including a first-round playoff win over the Nets.
Paul Millsap scores 25 and Atlanta uses 41-point third quarter to spark 111-87 rout to close out series in six games.
Thunder GM is taking a chance on a rookie head coach in a pivotal year for the franchise.
The removal of Donald Sterling was supposed to ring in a glorious next chapter for Los Angeles. But the Spurs could cut that story short.
Love has always scoffed at speculation about his future in Cleveland but his season-ending shoulder injury has brought those worries to forefront.
Williams matched his playoff career high with 35 points Monday as Brooklyn somehow evened its series with Atlanta at two games apiece.
In the playoffs, Love was finally fitting in with Cleveland. Now, his injury may derail the team’s championship hopes.
The Hall of Famer turned TV analyst was an early backer of the Wizards last season, but he’s no longer a believer after their 16-21 slide to conclude the regular season.