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1 hr ago | Boston Herald

Brad Stevens shoots into Celtics offseason

The patch of Wellesley asphalt isn't wide, but there's enough room for five or six neighborhood kids to horse around with a basketball and heave it at that iconic symbol of suburban America, the driveway hoop.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Keith Bogans, Chicago Bulls, NBA Players, Michael Jordan, Washington Wizards

5 hrs ago | Marin Independent Journal

Thompson: Klay Thompson answers challenge in Game 1 win over Clippers

But that didn't seem to throw the Warriors off their game too much because they had another playmaker: Klay Thompson.

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Related Topix: Sports, Golden State Warriors, NBA Basketball, Klay Thompson, NBA Players, Draymond Green, Phoenix Suns, Jermaine O'Neal, Los Angeles Clippers, New Orleans Hornets, Chris Paul

9 hrs ago | The Republic

NBA playoffs open with 3 road wins

Indiana, Toronto and the Los Angeles Clippers all gave it away Saturday, a day when road teams enjoyed a slew of opening-day success.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA Basketball, Blake Griffin, Orlando Magic, NBA Players, Glen Davis

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Norwalk Citizen News

Durant leads Thunder past Grizzlies 100-86

Memphis Grizzlies forward Zach Randolph faces the basket as Oklahoma City Thunder center Kendrick Perkins defends during the first quarter of Game 1 of the opening-round NBA basketball playoff series in Oklahoma City on Saturday, April 19, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Basketball, Memphis Grizzlies, Serge Ibaka, NBA Players, Kendrick Perkins, Milwaukee Bucks, Thabo Sefolosha, Los Angeles Clippers, Dallas Mavericks, Caron Butler

BleacherReport

Miami Heat, with Postseason Opening, Are Prepared for a Passion Play

This was Saturday, following the final practice prior to the start of the 2014 postseason, in which Udonis Haslem and the Miami Heat will pursue their third straight championship, starting with a first-round series against Charlotte.

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Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, Portland Trail Blazers, Greg Oden, NBA Players, Ray Allen, Minnesota Timberwolves, Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, Phoenix Suns, Michael Beasley

Sports Media 101

Boston Celtics' Bright Spots from the 2013-14 Season: Avery Bradley's Offense

Celtics 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of the Boston Celtics as a part of Sports Media 101 .

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Avery Bradley, NBA Players, Rajon Rondo

BleacherReport

Final Regular-Season Grade for Every Boston Celtics Player

With the playoffs beginning, Boston Celtics fans can finally exhale now that this long, miserable 2013-14 season is over.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Rajon Rondo, Miami Heat, Oklahoma City Thunder, Jeff Green, NBA Players, Chris Babb, Vitor Faverani, Joel Anthony

Anchorage Daily News

Warriors to start Jermaine O'Neal

Now all that's left to determine is if Jackson will hold to it. Jackson created a minor stir in the playoffs last year when he made a last-minute switch of his starting lineup against the Denver Nuggets, prompting the subsequently deposed George Karl to call Jackson's lineup tactics "bush" and "high-schoolish."

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Related Topix: Sports, Golden State Warriors, NBA Basketball, Phoenix Suns, NBA Players, Jermaine O'Neal, Los Angeles Lakers, Stephen Curry, Steve Blake, Klay Thompson

Yahoo!

Lakers, Knicks, Celtics miss playoffs, seek help

For the first time in NBA history, the Los Angeles Lakers, Boston Celtics and New York Knicks are all absent from the playoffs in the same season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, New York Knicks, Carmelo Anthony, NBA Players, Denver Nuggets, Los Angeles Lakers

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Rant Sports

Boston Celtics: Grading Each Player's 2013-14 Season

The Boston Celtics have finally finished their season. Now it is time to look back and evaluate each players' performance throughout the season and grade them accordingly.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Rajon Rondo, Portland Trail Blazers, Minnesota Timberwolves, New Orleans Hornets, Kelly Olynyk, Brandon Bass, Orlando Magic, NBA Players, Chris Johnson

Bradenton.com

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.

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

Rant Sports

Boston Celtics Rumors: Paul Pierce Could Return Next Season

It was a sad ending of an era this past offseason for the Boston Celtics . After 15 long seasons, Paul Pierce moved on to a new team for the first time in his NBA career.

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BleacherReport

Rajon Rondo Thanks Boston Celtics Fans Via Email After Tough Season

Rondo's stats remained relatively constant compared to a season ago, but his shooting efficiency from the field experienced an alarming nosedive.

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Related Topix: Sports, Rajon Rondo, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Sacramento Kings, Isaiah Thomas

The News-Messenger

Hondo should be Ohio's 5th starter

In a recent column I asked readers to send me a fifth. No bourbon, vodka or scotch were involved.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, LeBron James, Olympic Basketball, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Michael Redd (2008 Beijing Olympics), NBA Basketball, High School Basketball, Ohio High School Basketball News, Jared Sullinger, NBA Players

Boston Celtics

Can Jared Sullinger Pave The Way For The Celtics' New Era?

On a Boston Celtics roster that's littered with untested rookies and underperforming veterans with bloated contracts, Jared Sullinger is an anomaly.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Jared Sullinger, NBA Players, Fab Melo, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Ohio State Buckeyes NCAA Basketball, Ohio State University NCAA

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Marin Independent Journal

Warriors notebook: Jermaine O'Neal ready for playoff challenge

It's hardly a revelation that the Warriors face an awesome task trying to beat the Los Angeles Clippers in the Western Conference playoffs without center Andrew Bogut.

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Related Topix: Sports, Golden State Warriors, NBA Basketball, Milwaukee Bucks, Phoenix Suns, NBA Players, Jermaine O'Neal, Andrew Bogut, David Lee, Draymond Green, Harrison Barnes

Boston.com

Throwback: Jordan vs. Bird in Unforgettable 1986 SeriesSports

Chad Finn is the sports media columnist for the Globe and writes the irreverent Touching All the Bases blog for Boston.com.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Rajon Rondo, Jared Sullinger, Kelly Olynyk, NBA Players, Michael Jordan, Miami Heat

TheCourier.com

Grizzlies grab 7th seed, beat Dallas 106-105 in OT

Mike Conley hit two free throws with 1.1 seconds left in overtime, and the Memphis Grizzlies moved up from the eighth seed by edging the Dallas Mavericks 106-105 on Wednesday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Memphis Grizzlies, Courtney Lee, Tony Allen, Marc Gasol, Zach Randolph, NBA Players, Mike Conley, Houston Rockets

Sports Media 101

Boston Celtics' Bright Spots from the 2013-14 Season: Rajon Rondo's Health

Celtics 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of the Boston Celtics as a part of Sports Media 101 .

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The News Tribune

Pacers rest 3 starters, cruise past Magic 101-86

Rasual Butler and Chris Copeland each scored 19 points as the Pacers rested their key players and cruised to a 101-86 victory over the Orlando Magic in the regular-season finale for both teams.

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Related Topix: Sports, Indiana Pacers, NBA Basketball, Orlando Magic, E'Twaun Moore, Maurice Harkless, Victor Oladipo, NBA Players, Jameer Nelson

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