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3 min ago | The Miami Herald

Hill leads Lakers over Spurs in finale, 113-100

Jordan Hill had 18 points and 14 rebounds and the Lakers closed their worst season since they moved to Los Angeles with a 113-100 victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Kendall Marshall, Philadelphia 76ers, Washington Wizards, Phoenix Suns, Nick Young, Los Angeles Clippers, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Players, Jordan Hill, Kawhi Leonard

4 hrs ago | TheCourier.com

Let the (real) games begin: Ita s NBA playoff time

Overtime thrillers in Memphis and Charlotte, a go-ahead dunk in Oklahoma City to win a game and cap another scoring title for Kevin Durant, plus some good old-fashioned disinterest by Brooklyn all that, and more, on the final night of the season was needed before the eight conference-quarterfinal matchups in this season's NBA playoffs could be ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, Dallas Mavericks, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Players, Kevin Durant, LeBron James, Shane Battier, Memphis Grizzlies

5 hrs ago | The News Tribune

76ers top resting Heat in finale, 100-87

For Miami, it's about what's coming next week. Thaddeus Young scored 20 points, Michael Carter-Williams had 12 in the final game of his impressive rookie campaign, and the 76ers wrapped up a dismal season by topping the Heat 100-87 on Wednesday night - their second win of the season over the two-time defending NBA champions.

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Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, Philadelphia 76ers, Ray Allen, Portland Trail Blazers, Dwyane Wade, Greg Oden, Shane Battier, NBA Players, Memphis Grizzlies, Boston Celtics

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Northern Michigan News

Goodwin helps Suns to 104-99 win over Kings

Archie Goodwin scored 12 of his career-high 29 points in the fourth quarter and the Phoenix Suns defeated the Sacramento Kings 104-99 Wednesday night in the season finale for both teams.

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Related Topix: Sports, Phoenix Suns, NBA Basketball, Sacramento Kings, Los Angeles Lakers, Gerald Green, Indiana Pacers, New Jersey Nets, Archie Goodwin, Dallas Mavericks, Marcus Morris, NBA Players, Channing Frye

Bradenton.com

Evans leads Pelicans past Rockets, 105-100

It was the second straight victory for the Pelicans, both starring Evans' relentless hustle and forceful dribble-drives, despite nearly being held out of the low-stakes contests with a bruised right knee.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Chandler Parsons, Golden State Warriors, Troy Daniels, Oklahoma City Thunder, Jeremy Lin, NBA Players, New York Knicks, James Harden

The Washington Post

Millsap to sit out Hawks season finale for rest

Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Millsap will sit out the team's regular season finale Wednesday night against the Milwaukee Bucks to rest for the playoffs.

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Related Topix: Sports, Atlanta Hawks, NBA Basketball, Jeff Teague, DeMarre Carroll, Paul Millsap, Utah Jazz, Chicago Bulls, NBA Players, Kyle Korver, Memphis Grizzlies, Denver Nuggets

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Kevin Johnson to be installed as head of national mayoral group

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Derek Fisher talks with Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson before the game against the Sacramento Kings at Sleep Train Arena on Tuesday, April 8, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Basketball, Los Angeles Lakers, Dallas Mavericks, Derek Fisher, NBA Players, Sacramento Kings

WHNZ-AM Tampa

Shaquille O'Neal recreates 'Animal House' scene with Brent Barry

Once upon a time, Shaquille O'Neal was a budding thespian of sorts. The former NBA great starred in such cinematic "masterpieces" as Kazaam and Steel .

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Related Topix: Sports, Shaquille O'Neal, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Brent Barry, Boston Celtics

The Chronicle Herald

What's next for Raptors?

The Raptors wrap up their record-breaking regular season tonight at New York, and won't know until post-game who'll they'll face in the playoffs.

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, Kyle Lowry, DeMar DeRozan, Amir Johnson, NBA Players, Charlotte Bobcats, Washington Wizards

The Miami Herald

Timberwolves coach Rick Adelman might walk away with little fanfare

Twenty-five years and 1,042 victories since he coached his first NBA game, the Timberwolves' Rick Adelman is expected to walk away from the sidelines after Wednesday's regular-season finale into retirement and toward a place in the Basketball Hall of Fame.

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Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA Basketball, Kevin Love, Kevin Martin, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Players, Terry Porter, Vlade Divac, Clyde Drexler

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

Recap: Brooklyn vs. New York

Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 16 points to lead the New York Knicks to a 109-98 win over the Brooklyn Nets.

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NOLA.com

New Orleans Pelicans vs. Houston Rockets preview

Houston Rockets guard James Harden has the ball stripped away by New Orleans Pelicans center Alexis Ajinca on April 12 in Houston.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Donatas Motiejunas, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Players, James Harden

OregonLive.com

Trail Blazers vs. Rockets: What are your initial thoughts about the series?: Open thread

The Portland Trail Blazers are back in the playoffs for the first time since 2011, and the Western Conference's No.

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KMIZ

Lillard, Adidas sign $100M deal

Adidas signed Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard to the third-largest shoe and apparel contract in the NBA, a deal that could net the second-year start $100 million over 10 years.

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Related Topix: Sports, Portland Trail Blazers, NBA Basketball, Damian Lillard, NBA Players, Chicago Bulls, Derrick Rose

WSYR-AM Syracuse

The Grizzlies clinched the West's final playoff berth by beating, and eliminating, the Suns

The Memphis Grizzlies clinched their fourth straight playoff berth on Monday night, earning a 97-91 road win over the Phoenix Suns that locked up the final available postseason spot in this year's historically competitive Western Conference.

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Related Topix: Sports, Phoenix Suns, NBA Basketball, Memphis Grizzlies, NBA Players, Channing Frye, Los Angeles Clippers, Goran Dragic, Miles Plumlee, Indiana Pacers, Eric Bledsoe

KAVU

Nothin' but Net: Coaches headed to the unemployment line

It's as inevitable as the sunrise and in some cases truly warranted. We could debate the merits of firing these men, but let's deal in realities.

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Related Topix: Sports, New York Knicks, NBA Basketball, Jason Kidd, Raymond Felton, Rasheed Wallace, Denver Nuggets, Portland Trail Blazers, Dallas Mavericks, NBA Players, J.R. Smith, Boston Celtics, Los Angeles Lakers, Derek Fisher, Oklahoma City Thunder

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Daily Dispatch

Douglas-Roberts lifts Bobcats past Hawks at buzzer

One team was motivated by the goal of dodging the Miami Heat in the first round of the playoffs.

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Related Topix: Sports, Atlanta Hawks, Charlotte Bobcats, NBA Basketball, Lou Williams, DeMarre Carroll, Philadelphia 76ers, Kyle Korver, Denver Nuggets, Utah Jazz, Chicago Bulls, Pero Antic, NBA Players, Memphis Grizzlies

Sunherald.com

Heat lose 114-93 to Wizards; Pacers get top seed

ALEX BRANDON/ASSOCIATED PRESSMiami Heat guard Dwyane Wade shoots over Washington Wizards forward Trevor Ariza in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, in Washington.

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Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, Washington Wizards, Trevor Ariza, New Orleans Hornets, NBA Players, Toney Douglas, Phoenix Suns, Michael Beasley, New York Knicks, Minnesota Timberwolves, Dwyane Wade

WLUK-TV Green Bay

Bucks clinch NBAa s worst record with loss to Raptors

Greivis Vasquez scored 25 points, Kyle Lowry had 24 and the Toronto Raptors set a franchise record with their 48th win, beating the Milwaukee Bucks 110-100 on Monday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, Milwaukee Bucks, Indiana Pacers, Tyler Hansbrough, Kyle Lowry, DeMar DeRozan, New Orleans Hornets, Greivis Vasquez, NBA Players, Memphis Grizzlies

SanLuisObispo.com

Kings' Cousins suspended for 16th technical foul

The NBA announced Monday that it upheld his 16th technical foul of the season. Players and coaches are suspended one game without pay when they reach 16 technical fouls.

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