NBA Power Rankings: Bucks make history; Rockets’ small ball working just fine; Celtics’ depth on display

Here’s a quick trivia question: Which NBA team was the fastest ever to clinch a playoff berth? You’re probably thinking the 73-win Warriors. How about the 72-win Bulls? Wrong on both counts. With the Washington Wizards’ loss on Sunday, the Milwaukee Bucks clinched a postseason spot after just 56 games Read more

Lakers championship blueprint on display as LeBron James, Anthony Davis overwhelm Nuggets in overtime

Generally speaking, the last game before the NBA All-Star break is actually the beginning of the break. The All Stars are getting ready for a busy weekend. The non-All Stars are already on vacation in their minds. Well past the halfway point of the season, everyone is tired, mentally and Read more