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4 hrs ago | KOLO-TV Reno

James, Wade Lead Heat Past Bobcats 99-88 in Game 1

LeBron James scored 27 points, Dwyane Wade added 23 and the Miami Heat used a late charge to beat the Charlotte Bobcats 99-88 on Sunday in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference first-round series.


Related Topix: Sports, Charlotte Bobcats, NBA Basketball, Miami Heat, Los Angeles Lakers, Josh McRoberts, Indiana Pacers, Al Jefferson, Orlando Magic, Gary Neal, San Antonio Spurs, Utah Jazz, Kemba Walker

7 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Duncan scores 27 points, Spurs beat Mavs 90-85

Dallas Mavericks' Monta Ellis drives to the basket between San Antonio Spurs' Matt Bonner, left, and Tim Duncan, right, during the first quarter of Game 1 of the opening-round NBA basketball playoff series, Sunday, April 20, 2014, in San Antonio.


Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, Tim Duncan, Tiago Splitter, Tony Parker, Kawhi Leonard, Manu Ginobili

9 hrs ago | Click2Houston

Rockets, Howard look to make some noise in playoffs

A year later and with the addition of Dwight Howard, the Rockets are back in the postseason and looking to make some noise.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Houston Rockets, Chandler Parsons, Dwight Howard, Los Angeles Lakers, Oklahoma City Thunder, Orlando Magic, James Harden, Portland Trail Blazers, Nicolas Batum

13 hrs ago | The Jackson Sun

NBA: Suspension reminds of supplement risk

NBA players are warned at the start of every season about the dangers of nutritional supplements.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Memphis Grizzlies, Nick Calathes

17 hrs ago |

D.J. Augustin pumped up for NBA playoffs

"I've been anxious the last few nights," he said Saturday after practice. "It will be hard to sleep tonight.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Charlotte Bobcats, Washington Wizards, Indiana Pacers, D.J. Augustin, John Wall, Bradley Beal

Sat Apr 19, 2014

WDBO-AM Orlando

Durant leads Thunder past Grizzlies 100-86

Kevin Durant scored 13 of his 33 points in the fourth quarter to help the Oklahoma City Thunder defeat the Memphis Grizzlies 100-86 on Saturday night in the opening game of their first-round series.


Related Topix: Sports, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Basketball, Memphis Grizzlies, Milwaukee Bucks, Los Angeles Clippers, Dallas Mavericks, Caron Butler, Serge Ibaka, Kevin Durant, Steven Adams

Statesboro Herald

Hawks fire first shot in playoff series

Jeff Teague scored a playoff career-high 28 points and Paul Millsap added 25 as eighth-seeded Atlanta rolled past top-seeded Indiana 101-93 on Saturday night, taking a 1-0 lead in the best-of-seven series.


Related Topix: Sports, Atlanta Hawks, NBA Basketball, Jeff Teague, Paul Millsap, Utah Jazz, Indiana Pacers, Paul George, Lance Stephenson

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Warriors beat Clippers 109-105 in playoff opener

Klay Thompson scored 22 points, David Lee added 20 and the Golden State Warriors got Blake Griffin and Chris Paul in foul trouble to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 109-105 on Saturday in their playoff opener.


Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA Basketball, Golden State Warriors, Darren Collison, New Orleans Hornets, Dallas Mavericks, J.J. Redick, Chris Paul, Indiana Pacers, DeAndre Jordan, Orlando Magic

NBA Playoffs 2014: Brooklyn Nets beat the Toronto Raptors, 94-87

Deron Williams and Joe Johnson each scored 24 points, Paul Pierce scored nine of his 15 points in the final quarter and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Toronto Raptors 94-87 Saturday in Game 1 of their first round playoff series.


Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, New Jersey Nets, DeMar DeRozan, New Orleans Hornets, Greivis Vasquez, Patrick Patterson, Alvin Williams, Memphis Grizzlies, Houston Rockets

Heat open quest for another title vs Bobcats

Upset odds look miniscule. Miami has lost only four of its last 23 games against the Bobcats, going 15-0 in the series since LeBron James, Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade teamed up with the Heat.


Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, Charlotte Bobcats, Portland Trail Blazers, Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, Greg Oden, Chris Bosh

CBS Local

Mike D'Antoni Remains Lakers Coach, For Now, As Exit Interviews Wrap Up

Mike D'Antoni was still the Los Angeles Lakers' coach when he left their training complex to spend the Easter weekend out of town with his family.


Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Kendall Marshall, Los Angeles Clippers, Philadelphia 76ers, Washington Wizards, Robert Sacre, Kobe Bryant, Phoenix Suns, Pau Gasol, Nick Young

Greenwich Citizen

Lillard looks to first postseason with Portland

Last season Lillard ran away with the league's Rookie of the Year race, leading all first-year players with a 19-point scoring average.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Houston Rockets, Portland Trail Blazers, LaMarcus Aldridge, Los Angeles Clippers, Mo Williams, Utah Jazz, Cleveland Cavaliers, Miami Heat, Patrick Beverley

The Baxter Bulletin

NBA Playoffs: Postseason more wide-open than expected

Before the season started, a poll suggested that the Miami Heat were the overwhelming favorite to win the NBA title, collecting a whopping 76 percent of ballots cast.


Related Topix: Sports, Scott Brooks, Jackson, Soccer Players

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Northern Michigan News

Kawhi Leonard waits for Spurs spotlight

It never changed as a junior in high school when his father was killed at the car wash he owned in Compton, Calif.


Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, Kawhi Leonard, Sean Elliott, Tony Parker, David Robinson, Manu Ginobili

Thunder G Westbrook healthy for Memphis series

Back then, Oklahoma City was without dynamic point guard Russell Westbrook because of a season-ending right knee injury from the previous series, and the Thunder were eliminated by the Grizzlies in five games.


Related Topix: Sports, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Basketball, Kendrick Perkins, Russell Westbrook, Nick Collison, Kevin Durant, Boston Celtics, Memphis Grizzlies

Detroit News

Pistons hire search firm to help find new general manager

The Detroit Pistons will use the executive search firm Korn Ferry to help with their pursuit of a new general manager.


Related Topix: Sports, Joe Dumars, NBA Basketball, Detroit Pistons

WAPT-TV Jackson

NBA roundup: Adelman looks to be out as Timberwolves coach

Rick Adelman will not return as head coach of the Minnesota Timberwolves next season, according to the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, citing a decision-making source who said there is "zero" chance he comes back.


Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA Basketball, Los Angeles Lakers, Oklahoma City Thunder, Fred Hoiberg, Minnesota Timberwolves, Russell Westbrook

WTOP-FM Washington

Wizards' fast-moving John Wall makes playoff debut

John Wall talks as fast as he plays. That makes him entertaining to be around, even when the ball gets thrown out of bounds, or when the sentences come out a bit funky.


Related Topix: Sports, Washington Wizards, NBA Basketball, John Wall, Milwaukee Bucks, Portland Trail Blazers, Marcin Gortat, Bradley Beal, Andre Miller, Phoenix Suns, Orlando Magic, Drew Gooden, Denver Nuggets

Madison Publishing

Clippers-Warriors series billed as must-see TV as brewing California rivalry hits playoffs

There's a flashy brand of basketball being played by a new pair of rising California rivals.


Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA Basketball, Golden State Warriors, Portland Trail Blazers, Atlanta Hawks, New Orleans Hornets, Chris Paul, Jamal Crawford, DeAndre Jordan, Blake Griffin

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Disappointed Wolves enter offseason of uncertainty

But the season will still go down as a massive disappointment because they missed the playoffs for the 10th straight season.


Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA Basketball, Kevin Love, Ricky Rubio