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Everything you wanted to know about Russell Westbrook but were afraid to ask

What do you really know about Russell Westbrook? Royce Young has 39 little-known facts on the most interesting man in the NBA.

Draymond: 'I'm never going to be careful' (0:42)
Durant: 'We all knew' Draymond wouldn't be suspended (0:56)
Stephen A.: I'd sign Durant over LeBron (1:48)
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Mission Impossible: African-Americans & analytics

The mission was to find black folks who spend time -- any amount of time -- talking about sports in terms of advanced analytics, and the mission failed. Why are blacks not feeling the sports metrics movement?

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Cavs go south up North; East finals tied

After letting Cleveland erase an 18-point deficit on Monday night, Toronto won its second straight game at home to tie the Eastern Conference finals 2-2. Kyle Lowry (35 points) and DeMar DeRozan (32 points) led the way for the Raptors.

Jalen and Jacoby on why LeBron James flops (1:26)
On this date: George burns LeBron, dunks over Birdman (0:35)
Relive the Raptors' courageous win over the Cavs in Game 4 (1:53)
Biyombo blocks LeBron but gets called for foul (0:35)
Lowry's deep 3 fires up Drake (0:22)
Stephen A. apologizes to Canada (2:08)
Why did the NBA opt not to suspend Draymond Green? (2:56)
Stephen A. 'incredibly happy' Green will not be suspended (0:39)
Impersonator takes LeBron's flop to new level (1:02)
What Tristan's elbow to LeBron's face felt like (0:24)
Westbrook's pass to Foye is a thing of beauty (0:21)
The Roots are pumped for the NBA Finals (0:30)
Ibaka asserts himself over Ezeli for powerful dunk (0:17)
Westbrook, Payne know how to prepare for a game (0:14)
All-Access: Thunder get better of Warriors with 28-point win (1:44)


Windhorst: Lue will learn from mistakes

For the first time as the Cavs coach, Tyronn Lue looked like a rookie. But Brian Windhorst writes that we shouldn't expect those miscues to follow him into Game 5. Rookie moves

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Skip: NBA sacrificed what's right for what's best

Although he's happy to see Warriors forward Draymond Green in the lineup for Game 4 against the Thunder from an entertainment perspective, Skip Bayless believes that it was ultimately the wrong decision by the NBA to not suspend him.


Jeff Goodman @GoodmanESPN

Denver Nuggets workout tomorrow: Wade Baldwin, Ben Bentil, Ty Wallace, Derrick Jones, Anthony Gill and Ryan Stephan (Colorado-Mesa).

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Since scoring nine points against the Heat in Game 4, Raptors G DeMar DeRozan is averaging 27 points on 48.1 percent shooting and 90.9 percent from the free throw line (seven games).

espn @espn

Throwing it back to that time three years ago when Paul George completely posterized Birdman. 😱


Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Draymond Green danced around questions about the NBA's decision not to suspend him. "That is a great question," he said repeatedly.


Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Steph Curry on Draymond Green: "He's able to play. That's all that matters. None of the chatter matters."


On this date: George makes statement

During Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals on May 24, 2013, Indiana's Paul George blows past Miami's LeBron James and throws down a dunk over Chris Andersen.


Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Draymond Green, $25,000 lighter, gets ready for Game 4.


Carlos Nava Columnist, ESPN Deportes 

Ahí están Draymond Green y Steph Curry entrenando con el resto de los Warriors para el partido de esta noche, cuarto de la serie final de la Conferencia Oeste contra el Thunder, que tiene ventaja 2-1. Green libró la suspensión después de la patada a Steven Adams


Marc Stein ESPN Senior Writer 

NBA coaching sources say James Borrego, after Monday's interview in Houston, has progressed to a meeting this week with owner Les Alexander

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Steve Kerr: Draymond's going to have to be very careful. One flagrant 1 and he's suspended. ... He's got to understand the circumstances, which he does.

Ethan Sherwood Strauss ESPN Staff Writer 

Kerr: "Draymond's going to have to be very careful"

Stephen A.: I'd sign Durant over LeBron

On Mike & Mike, Stephen A. Smith says that given the choice to sign either LeBron James or Kevin Durant to a long-term contract this offseason, he would choose Durant, "a scoring machine of the highest order."


Windhorst: Lue diverted from what worked

Brian Windhorst says that in the Cavaliers' Game 4 loss Monday night, coach Tyronn Lue "looked like a rookie head coach, he was all over the place with his game plan."


Carlos Nava Columnist, ESPN Deportes 

Kevin Durant aseguró que ya sabía que la liga no suspendería a Draymond Green porque es uno de los jugadores premiere y que la NBA es un negocio #Warriors vs #OKCThunder