Western Conference

Kevin Durant #35 of the Oklahoma City Thunder shoots the ball against the Los Angeles Clippers in Game Six of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2014 NBA Playoffs at Staples Center on May 15, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Durant’s Thunder Take On Spurs After Clipping LA

Mr. Unreliable was rock-solid and relentless yet again. Kevin Durant’s reward is another trip to the Western Conference finals with the Oklahoma City Thunder.

05/16/2014

Monta Ellis (Photo by Layne Murdoch Jr./NBAE via Getty Images)

Ellis Plays Key Role In Mavs’ Playoff Berth

Monta Ellis has been shrugging off the skeptics throughout his first season with Dallas.

04/17/2014

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Ducks Hope Playoff Success Finally Starts vs Stars

From the moment Stephane Robidas was traded from the Dallas Stars to the Anaheim Ducks last month, he realized he might end up facing his former teammates in the first round of the playoffs.

04/15/2014

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Mavs G Monta Ellis Named Western Conference Player Of The Week

The NBA announced Monday that Dallas Mavericks guard Monta Ellis was named as the Western Conference Player of the Week for games played from April 7-13, 2014.

04/14/2014

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Mavs Need To Beat Best Of West In Playoff Pursuit

Dallas hasn’t beaten any of its likely first-round opponents in more than two months — and that’s assuming the Mavericks get in after a 12-year streak of reaching the playoffs ended last season.

03/04/2014

Dirk Nowitzki of the Dallas Mavericks shoots the winning shot over Carmelo Anthony of the New York Knicks during their NBA game February 24, 2014 at Madison Square Garden in New York. The Mavericks won, 110-108.  (Photo: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Mavs Top Knicks On Dirk’s ‘Ugly’ Game-Winner

The Mavericks blew an eight-point lead in the final 90 seconds, then pulled out their third straight victory when Nowitzki’s jumper that seemed to have missed instead fell through.

02/25/2014

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NBA Playoff Schedule

Conference Finals have arrived. See the official schedule of games, scores and seedings.

05/22/2013

OAKLAND, CA - MAY 10: Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors goes up for the layup against the San Antonio Spurs in Game Three of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2013 NBA Playoffs on May 10, 2013 at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2013 NBAE (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

Warriors Beat Spurs 97-87 In OT, Even Series 2-2

Curry scored 22 points to go with six rebounds and four assists on a bum ankle, rallying the Golden State Warriors past the San Antonio Spurs 97-87 in overtime Sunday to even the Western Conference semifinal at two games apiece.

05/12/2013

Dallas Stars v Los Angeles Kings

Carter Puts Kings Past Stars 4-3 In OT

Jeff Carter deflected the winning goal off of his upper body with 51 seconds left in overtime, and the Kings landed a 4-3 victory over the Stars on Sunday night.

04/22/2013

Vancouver Canucks v Dallas Stars

Stars Cruise To 5-1 Victory Over Canucks

Cody Eakin, Jamie Benn and Ray Whitney scored goals in the third period to break open a tie game and help the Stars cruise to a 5-1 victory over the Canucks on Thursday night.

04/19/2013

Dallas Stars, logo

Stars Still Contending For NHL Playoff Spot

With six games left, the Stars on Wednesday were 10th in the Western Conference. But they were only two points out of the eighth and final playoff spot.

04/17/2013

Phoenix Suns v Dallas Mavericks

An Embarrassing Elimination For The Mavericks

Mike Fisher says the Mavs find themselves in an embarrassing position as they lose to the Suns and then are eliminated from the playoffs for the first time in 12 years.

04/10/2013

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