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3 hrs ago | The Indianapolis Star

Suns' Dragic named NBA's Most Improved Player

Goran Dragic has been honored as the NBA's Most Improved Player after his career year helped lead the Suns to 23 more wins this season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Indiana Pacers, NBA Basketball, Phoenix Suns, Goran Dragic, NBA Players, New York Knicks, Portland Trail Blazers, Raymond Felton, Denver Nuggets

4 hrs ago | WHNZ-AM Tampa

Pacers fight each other on eve of playoffs, finally take swing at Hawks in Game 2

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 .

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

8 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

Lineup change won't solve Dallas Mavericks' problem

Certainly. But somebody still is going to have to stop Tony Parker and Tim Duncan, among other San Antonio Spurs, and therein lies the never-ending problem for the Dallas Mavericks.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dallas Mavericks, NBA Basketball, Milwaukee Bucks, Golden State Warriors, NBA Players, Monta Ellis, Jose Calderon, Toronto Raptors, New Jersey Nets, Sacramento Kings, Dirk Nowitzki, Samuel Dalembert, Brandan Wright

12 hrs ago | KATU-TV Portland

Harassment charge dropped against Rockets' Terrence Jones

PORTLAND, Ore. A harassment charge against Terrence Jones, a former Jefferson High School basketball who currently plays for the Houston Rockets, was dropped on Monday, KATU News has learned.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Terrence Jones, NBA Players

Tue Apr 22, 2014

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.

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

BleacherReport

Houston Rockets Need Dominant Dwight Howard to Avoid 1st-Round Upset

He'll have to do his best impression for his Rockets to survive this series. If that sounds at all alarmist, it should.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Dwight Howard, Los Angeles Lakers, Golden State Warriors, Oklahoma City Thunder, Jeremy Lin, Terrence Jones, Orlando Magic, NBA Players, New York Knicks, James Harden

Bradenton.com

Nothin' but Net: How to fix the Pacers

Their first-round series with Atlanta could be over by Saturday. A Hawks win in Game 2 Tuesday night would be serious cause for panic.

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Related Topix: Sports, Indiana Pacers, NBA Basketball, David West, New Orleans Hornets, Dallas Mavericks, Philadelphia 76ers, Ian Mahinmi, Phoenix Suns, Paul George, NBA Players, Luis Scola, Evan Turner

KHOU-TV Houston

Photos: Blazers beat Rockets in Game 1

APRIL 20: Players of the Houston Rockets huddle before the game against the Portland Trail Blazers before Game One of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2014 NBA Playoffs on April 20, 2014 at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Portland Trail Blazers, LaMarcus Aldridge, Damian Lillard, NBA Players

Raptors Republic

Morning Coffee - Mon, Apr 21

Given the team's up-and-down history - mostly down - Bhatia is relishing this postseason.

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, New Orleans Hornets, Sacramento Kings, Terrence Ross, Greivis Vasquez, NBA Players, Chuck Hayes, Memphis Grizzlies

Northern Michigan News

NBA Playoff Capsules

Zach Randolph scored 25 points to help the Memphis Grizzlies defeat the Oklahoma City Thunder 111-105 in overtime on Monday night and tie their first-round playoff series at one game apiece.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Clippers, Golden State Warriors, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Basketball, Memphis Grizzlies, Zach Randolph, NBA Players, Courtney Lee, Boston Celtics

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Bulls' Noah the Defensive Player of the Year

In this March 24, 2014 file photo, Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah blocks the shot of Indiana Pacers forward Luis Scola during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Chicago.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Joakim Noah, NBA Players, Derrick Rose, Indiana Pacers, Phoenix Suns, Luis Scola

WUSA-TV Washington

NBA: Late foul on Dwight Howard was wrong

The NBA says that should have been the scenario at the end of Sunday's Game 1 of the series between Howard's Houston Rockets and the Portland Trail Blazers.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Dwight Howard, Los Angeles Lakers, Orlando Magic, NBA Players, Portland Trail Blazers, Omer Asik, New York Knicks, Golden State Warriors, Jeremy Lin, Terrence Jones, Chicago Bulls

The State

Wait between games is hard on Raptors' DeRozan

The slow pace of Toronto's first-round playoff series against Brooklyn, with two days off between each of the first three games, isn't really to DeRozan's liking.

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, Kyle Lowry, Jonas Valanciunas, Terrence Ross, Amir Johnson, Patrick Patterson, NBA Players

Fox Sports Radio 1340 AM

Trending Now: Timerwolves' Rick Adelman retires

Timberwolves head coach Rick Adelman announced his retirement today after 23 seasons as a head coach in the league.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Outdoor Recreation, Marathon

Canada.com

Source: Timberwolves coach Rick Adelman retiring after 23 seasons

Adelman was expected to announce his decision Monday morning, according to a person with knowledge of the decision who spoke on condition of anonymity because the team had not announced the move.

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Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA Basketball, Nikola Pekovic, Kevin Love, Chase Budinger, Fred Hoiberg, NBA Players, Vlade Divac

SFGate

Knicks fire coach Mike Woodson after lost season

New York Knicks head coach Mike Woodson watches his team play during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Toronto Raptors Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in New York.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, New York Knicks, Carmelo Anthony, NBA Players, Denver Nuggets, Los Angeles Clippers, Baron Davis, Cleveland Cavaliers, James Posey, Indiana Pacers

The Progress-Index

Big 3 get help as Heat win Game 1

Each of the last two Miami championship runs has been highlighted by moments where a sharpshooter enters a game and immediately provides a surprise spark.

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Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, Ray Allen, Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, Chris Andersen, Shane Battier, NBA Players, Memphis Grizzlies, Denver Nuggets, Boston Celtics

TheCourier.com

Aldridge leads Portland over Houston 122-120 in OT

Houston Rockets' Patrick Beverley shoots past Portland Trail Blazers' LaMarcus Aldridge and Damian Lillard during the first half in Game 1 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series, Sunday, April 20, 2014, in Houston.

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Related Topix: Sports, Portland Trail Blazers, NBA Basketball, Patrick Beverley, Miami Heat, NBA Players, Chandler Parsons, Dwight Howard, Los Angeles Lakers, Francisco Garcia, Orlando Magic, Sacramento Kings

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Nanaimo Daily News

Houston's Slim Thug, Bun B drop Rockets' rap before playoff game after request from GM Morey

Daryl Morey is not only the general manager of the Houston Rockets and a graduate of MIT, he's also a fan of Houston's rap scene.

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BleacherReport

Dallas Mavericks vs. San Antonio Spurs: Postgame Grades and Analysis

The San Antonio Spurs defeated the Dallas Mavericks 90-85 in Game 1 of the Western Conference quarterfinals Sunday afternoon behind a game-high 27 points and seven rebounds from Tim Duncan.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, Tony Parker, Tim Duncan, NBA Players, Manu Ginobili, Dallas Mavericks, Milwaukee Bucks, Sacramento Kings, Samuel Dalembert

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