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2 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Clippers beat Warriors 98-96 for 2-1 series lead

Blake Griffin scored 32 points and grabbed eight rebounds, DeAndre Jordan had 14 points and 22 rebounds and the Los Angeles Clippers outlasted the Golden State Warriors 98-96 on Thursday night to take a 2-1 lead in their first-round series.


Related Topix: Sports, Golden State Warriors, Los Angeles Clippers, Milwaukee Bucks, Philadelphia 76ers, Andre Iguodala, Klay Thompson, Draymond Green, NBA Players, Denver Nuggets, Andrew Bogut

Thu Apr 24, 2014


Stretching the Field: Portland blazing trail back to Rip City

It's not much of an upset if a fifth seed moves on to the semifinals of the NBA playoffs because it's generally an even matchup.


Related Topix: Sports, Houston Rockets, Portland Trail Blazers, Dorell Wright, Golden State Warriors, Philadelphia 76ers, NBA Players, LaMarcus Aldridge, Damian Lillard

WOKY-AM Greenfield

Trending Now: Yankees' Michael Pineda ejec...

The Red Sox beat the Yankees 5-1. New York starting pitcher Michael Pineda was ejected in the second inning for having pine tar on his neck.


Related Topix: Sports, Dallas Mavericks, Dirk Nowitzki, NBA Players, Miami Heat, LeBron James, Matt Cooke, NHL Players


Pacers GM says 'Vogel's job is safe'

Indiana Pacers general manager Kevin Pritchard said Thursday that head coach Frank Vogel's job is "safe," despite the team's recent slide.


Related Topix: Sports, Indiana Pacers, Los Angeles Lakers, Philadelphia 76ers, Phoenix Suns, C.J. Watson, Luis Scola, Evan Turner, Houston Rockets, Andrew Bynum, Paul George, Chicago Bulls, NBA Players

The Indianapolis Star

Former LN star Mike Conley wins NBA's sportsmanship awardFormer LN...

Mike Conley #11 of the Memphis Grizzlies salutes his bench after hitting a three point shot against the Phoenix Suns during the second half of the NBA game at US Airways Center on April 14, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona.


Related Topix: Sports, Memphis Grizzlies, Phoenix Suns, NBA Players, Mike Conley, Channing Frye

Northern Michigan News

Road teams off to flying start in NBA playoffs

Here's the list of teams that had home-court advantage entering the opening round of these NBA playoffs: Indiana, Miami, Toronto, Chicago, San Antonio, Oklahoma City, Houston and the Los Angeles Clippers.


Related Topix: Sports, Houston Rockets, Miami Heat, Golden State Warriors, Jeremy Lin, NBA Players, New York Knicks

The Jackson Sun

Back in Memphis, Grizzlies want to keep home edge

The Grizzlies are happy to be back in Memphis, where they finished the regular season by winning a franchise-record 14 straight games.


Related Topix: Sports, Memphis Grizzlies, Milwaukee Bucks, Beno Udrih, Miami Heat, Sacramento Kings, Tony Allen, Zach Randolph, NBA Players, Mike Miller, Mike Conley

Wed Apr 23, 2014


Mavs roll past Spurs 113-92, even series at 1-1

Monta Ellis scored 21 points and the Dallas Mavericks rolled to a 113-92 victory over San Antonio on Wednesday night, snapping a 10-game skid against the Spurs and evening their first-round series at a game apiece.


Related Topix: Sports, Dallas Mavericks, San Antonio Spurs, Tiago Splitter, NBA Players, Kawhi Leonard, Milwaukee Bucks, Golden State Warriors, Monta Ellis, Jose Calderon, Toronto Raptors

Sporting News

NBA Playoffs: Heat go up 2-0, hold off Bobcats 101-97

LeBron James scored 32 points and added eight assists, Chris Bosh scored 20 points and the Miami Heat held on to beat the Charlotte Bobcats 101-97 on Wednesday night to take a 2-0 lead in their Eastern Conference first-round series.


Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, Charlotte Bobcats, Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, Mario Chalmers, NBA Players, James Jones


Jackson: Dolan loyal to promise of autonomy

New York Knicks president Phil Jackson responded on Wednesday to a New York Daily News report that said that he and team owner James Dolan have had friction over personnel decisions.


Related Topix: Sports, New York Knicks

Detroit Free Press

Pistons' Drummond gets vote for NBA Most Improved Player, but Suns' Dragic wins it

Phoenix Suns guard Eric Bledsoe celebrates with Goran Dragic against the New Orleans Pelicans.


Related Topix: Sports, Phoenix Suns, Goran Dragic, NBA Players, Detroit Pistons, Houston Rockets, Los Angeles Clippers, Eric Bledsoe, Andre Drummond

Bobcats' Al Jefferson still in walking boot

Bobcats coach Steve Clifford says the team was planning to have Jefferson participate in at least some of Wednesday morning's shootaround, but not in anything involving contact.


Related Topix: Sports, Charlotte Bobcats, Al Jefferson, Utah Jazz, NBA Players

WMT-AM Cedar Rapids

Pacers fight each other on eve of playoffs...

INDIANAPOLIS On the eve of this Eastern Conference series, the wobbling No. 1 seed punctuated its final playoff preparations in a most self-destructive way: Two Indiana Pacers dragged a cursing, cut Evan Turner out of the Bankers Life Fieldhouse court, untangling him from a practice-floor fistfight with teammate Lance Stephenson .


Related Topix: Sports, Indiana Pacers, NBA Players, Lance Stephenson, David West, New Orleans Hornets, Philadelphia 76ers, Phoenix Suns, Paul George, Luis Scola, Evan Turner, Houston Rockets

Inside Bay Area

Oakland: With Warriors gone, Coliseum City faces new hurdles

The struggle for Oakland to keep its sports teams suffered a twin blow this week when the Golden State Warriors made clear they are leaving for San Francisco and the Oakland Raiders appeared to backtrack on their desire to stay.


Related Topix: Sports, Golden State Warriors, NFL Football, Oakland Raiders

The Columbian

Rockets' Harden trying to be better in key Game 2

James Harden missed 20 shots, including two in the final seconds of Houston's Game 1 loss to Portland in overtime.


Related Topix: Sports, Houston Rockets, Dwight Howard, Los Angeles Lakers, Oklahoma City Thunder, Orlando Magic, NBA Players, James Harden, Portland Trail Blazers, LaMarcus Aldridge

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Wizards beat Bulls 101-99 in OT to take 2-0 lead

Nene scored the first six points in overtime after being held in check by Defensive Player of the Year Joakim Noah in regulation, and the Wizards hung on after Kirk Hinrich failed to convert at the foul line in the closing seconds.


Related Topix: Sports, Chicago Bulls, Joakim Noah, Milwaukee Bucks, Charlotte Bobcats, Jimmy Butler, Indiana Pacers, Taj Gibson, Mike Dunleavy, NBA Players, D.J. Augustin

Merced Sun-Star

DeRozan scores 30 as Raptors beat Nets 100-95

Amir Johnson scored 16 points and Kyle Lowry had 14 as the Raptors rebounded from a 94-87 loss in Game 1. Patrick Patterson had 12 points and Greivis Vasquez finished with 11. Joe Johnson scored 18 points, Deron Williams had 15 and Mirza Teletovic 14 for the Nets, who will host Game 3 on Friday night.


Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, Amir Johnson, NBA Players, Kyle Lowry, Jonas Valanciunas, New Orleans Hornets, Greivis Vasquez, Patrick Patterson, Memphis Grizzlies, Houston Rockets


Tennessee hires Southern Mississippi's Tyndall

Tennessee is counting on Southern Mississippi's Donnie Tyndall to make the same solid transition from the mid-major ranks as the Volunteers' last two basketball coaches.


Related Topix: Kenneth Faried, Sports, Denver Nuggets, NBA Players

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Clippers turn around and rout Warriors

After a foul-plagued outing and a surprising setback in Game 1, Blake Griffin returned with a vengeance on Monday night.


Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Clippers, Golden State Warriors, Philadelphia 76ers, Danny Granger, Indiana Pacers, DeAndre Jordan, Phoenix Suns, Orlando Magic, New Orleans Hornets, Chris Paul, Hedo Turkoglu, NBA Players

98.5 The FOX

Grizzlies grind out win in Oklahoma City

After an unlikely sequence sent the game to overtime, the Grizzlies rebounded to grab a 111-105 win against the Thunder in Game Two from Oklahoma City.


Related Topix: Sports, Memphis Grizzlies, Milwaukee Bucks, Beno Udrih, Sacramento Kings, Tony Allen, Zach Randolph, NBA Players, Oklahoma City Thunder, Kevin Durant