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NBA playoffs teams cheerleaders with hottest bodies in 2014

The following is a list and slideshow of 20 photos of the cheerleaders with the hottest bodies from teams that are in the NBA Playoffs in 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, NBA Players, Kevin Durant, Derrick Rose

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Hawks take 1-0 lead by rolling past Pacers 101-93

As his teammates set up around the 3-point line, Teague simply blew through open lanes to the basket repeatedly.

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Related Topix: Sports, Indiana Pacers, NBA Basketball, Atlanta Hawks, DeMarre Carroll, David West, Denver Nuggets, Roy Hibbert, New Orleans Hornets, San Antonio Spurs, George Hill, Utah Jazz, NBA Players, Memphis Grizzlies

Portland Tribune

LA and T. Jones -- Aldridge-Jones a study in contrasts

A look at the composite box from the four regular-season meetings between Portland and Houston suggests there is no comparison between the teams' starting power forwards.

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Related Topix: Sports, Portland Trail Blazers, NBA Basketball, LaMarcus Aldridge, NBA Players, Terrence Jones, University of Kentucky NCAA, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Kentucky Wildcats NCAA Basketball, Clyde Drexler

Raptors Republic

Quick Reaction: Nets 94, Raptors 87 - Game 1

Got predictably torn apart by Pierce in the first, as Casey chose to stick with the two-big lineup, at least to start.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, New Jersey Nets, Toronto Raptors, Kyle Lowry, Milwaukee Bucks, Sacramento Kings, John Salmons, NBA Players

Merced Sun-Star

Mark Story: John Calipari says it's OK to come to Kentucky and not be one-and-done, too

From a players perspective, putting one's self in line to become a millionaire with one decision is something to be celebrated.

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Related Topix: Enes Kanter, Sports, University of Kentucky NCAA, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Kentucky Wildcats NCAA Basketball, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, Patrick Patterson, NBA Players

The Oregonian

Trail Blazers-Rockets roundtable: What shortcoming do the Blazers need to clean up from...

As we await Sunday's Game 1 of the first-round playoff series between the Portland Trail Blazers and Houston Rockets, we asked our writers who cover the Blazers five questions about what Portland needs to do to win the best-of-seven series.

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

Albany Times Union

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.

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

Fri Apr 18, 2014

ESPN

Clips' Redick talks strategy going into Game 1

Bruce Bowen discusses the most intriguing first-round matchup in the Western Conference, the lower seed with the best chance to win in the first round and which star duo he will be watching in the first round.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA Basketball, Golden State Warriors, Philadelphia 76ers, Andre Iguodala, Klay Thompson, NBA Players, Denver Nuggets

SFGate

Raptors unfazed by talk of Nets tanking

The Toronto Raptors won the Atlantic Division and set a franchise record with 48 wins.

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, New Jersey Nets, Terrence Ross, NBA Players, Kyle Lowry, Jonas Valanciunas, DeMar DeRozan

Raptors Republic

Season in Review

It's honestly, truly been a wild ride from October to now, and I don't think many thought the 2013-14 Toronto Raptors would be about to host a playoff series for the first time since 2006-07, or even be making their first playoff appearance since 2007-08.

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, Kyle Lowry, NBA Players, Jonas Valanciunas, DeMar DeRozan, Terrence Ross

Sir Charles in Charge

2014 NBA Playoffs: Previewing the Houston Rockets

Apr 11, 2014; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Timberwolves forward Dante Cunningham Houston Rockets guard James Harden and Houston Rockets forward Chandler Parsons rebound in the fourth quarter at Target Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Chandler Parsons, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Players, James Harden, Dwight Howard, Los Angeles Lakers, Omer Asik, Patrick Beverley, Orlando Magic, Miami Heat, Chicago Bulls

KAZR-FM Des Moines

Heat playoff run could decide Jamesa future in Miami

The Miami Heat may not be entering the playoffs as the top seed but they are still very much the team to beat, and anything less than a third consecutive NBA title could lead to the breakup of their Big Three.

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Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, Chris Bosh, NBA Players, Oklahoma City Thunder

KARE-TV Minneapolis

How the Thunder followed the Spurs' recipe for success

He had plenty of time to watch closely in May 2011, after a New Year's Day knee injury sidelined him for the Dallas Mavericks' championship run and left Butler serving as an unofficial assistant coach.

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Related Topix: Sports, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Basketball, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Players, Kevin Durant, Tim Duncan, James Harden

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Pasadena Star-News

For once, Pau Gasol has leverage with the Lakers

As it has been for the past three years, Pau Gasol visited the Lakers' training facility Thursday for what might have marked the final time.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Pau Gasol, NBA Players, Jordan Hill, Philadelphia 76ers, Washington Wizards, Phoenix Suns, Wesley Johnson, Nick Young, Ryan Kelly, Minnesota Timberwolves, Los Angeles Clippers

The Miami Herald

Breakout seasons abound for surprising Suns

A team loaded with castoffs would tank the year to get a top draft pick. Then this scrappy, energetic squad started playing, and winning.

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Related Topix: Sports, Phoenix Suns, NBA Basketball, Los Angeles Lakers, Goran Dragic, Gerald Green, Indiana Pacers, New Jersey Nets, Markieff Morris, Dallas Mavericks, Miles Plumlee, NBA Players, Channing Frye

Bradenton.com

Blazers survive adversity to surge into playoffs

The low point came on March 25 when the Blazers fell 95-85 at Orlando. The loss capped a 4-9 stretch for Portland.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Portland Trail Blazers, Damian Lillard, New Orleans Hornets, Phoenix Suns, NBA Players, Robin Lopez, Wesley Matthews

BleacherReport

Houston Rockets Playoff Schedule 2014: TV Info and Predictions for 1st Round

For a team with numerous lingering questions heading into the postseason, the Houston Rockets are decidedly in a good place from a matchup standpoint.

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

KOA

Nuggets End Season With 116-112 Loss To Warriors

Jordan Crawford scored a career-high 41 points and Harrison Barnes added 30 as a squad of Golden State backups beat the short-handed Denver Nuggets 116-112 Wednesday night.

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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

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

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