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2 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Rockets host Portland in first-round of playoffs

A year later and with the addition of Dwight Howard, the Rockets are back in the postseason and looking to make some noise.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Houston Rockets, Chandler Parsons, Dwight Howard, Orlando Magic, NBA Players

6 hrs ago | CBS Sports

Bynum out for Pacers' first-round series vs. Hawks

The Indiana Pacers certainly weren't counting on him but if you were wondering whether or not Andrew Bynum would make his first playoff appearance since 2012, it won't happen in the first round against the Atlanta Hawks.

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Related Topix: Sports, Philadelphia 76ers, Indiana Pacers, Andrew Bynum, NBA Players

10 hrs ago | Breitbart.com

Kobe, the Movie: Showtime Makes Film on Lakers Star

If Kobe Bryant vacationing in France while his Lakers brethren finished out the season didn't clue you in that Kobe is all about Kobe, then perhaps a new documentary will persuade.

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Related Topix: Sports, Kobe Bryant, NBA Basketball, NBA Players

15 hrs ago | 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, Boston Celtics

Fri Apr 18, 2014

News Observer

Bobcats followed plan to 2014 NBA playoffs

Charlotte Bobcats, from left, Al Jefferson , Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Josh McRoberts, Gerald Henderson and Kemba Walker huddle during a timeout against the Chicago Bulls in Wednesday's game at Time Warner Cable Arena.

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Related Topix: Sports, Charlotte Bobcats, NBA Basketball, Al Jefferson, Utah Jazz, NBA Players, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Kemba Walker, Josh McRoberts, Indiana Pacers, Gerald Henderson, Orlando Magic

Press-Telegram

Connecting the dots, Lakers coach Mike Da Antoni isna t going down the rabbit hole

Los Angeles Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak during a press conference held at the Toyota Sports Center, El Segundo Calif., Friday, April 18, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Steve Nash, Kobe Bryant, Phoenix Suns, NBA Players, Pau Gasol

Northern Michigan News

Warriors and Clippers take dislike to playoffs

As much as the Los Angeles Clippers and Golden State Warriors don't like each other, they're a lot alike in some ways.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Clippers, Golden State Warriors, NBA Basketball, Matt Barnes, Draymond Green, Blake Griffin, Phoenix Suns, NBA Players, Jermaine O'Neal, Boston Celtics

The Miami Herald

Bobcats F Douglas-Roberts makes most of 2nd chance

In this April 14, 2014 file photo, Charlotte Bobcats guard Chris Douglas-Roberts hits the game-winning shot against Atlanta Hawks' Louis Williams and Mike Muscala as time expires in the second half of an NBA basketball game in Atlanta.

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Related Topix: Sports, Charlotte Bobcats, NBA Basketball, Milwaukee Bucks, NBA Players, Chris Douglas-Roberts, Atlanta Hawks, Mike Muscala, Philadelphia 76ers, Louis Williams

Examiner.com

Five keys for the Rockets to beat Portland and advance to Round 2

With the NBA playoffs beginning this weekend, the Rockets find themselves with home-court advantage in the first round of the playoffs, a favorable matchup with a team they should handle in Round 1 and an opportunity to make some waves in the brutal Western Conference.

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Related Topix: Sports, Houston Rockets, NBA Basketball, Dwight Howard, Oklahoma City Thunder, Orlando Magic, NBA Players, James Harden, Chandler Parsons, New York Knicks, Golden State Warriors, Jeremy Lin

Journal and Courier

Pacers' Hibbert faces tough matchup in Hawks' AnticPacers' Hibbert...

The Atlanta Hawks' 31-year-old rookie center from Macedonia averaged 17 points and shot 72 percent from the field - including 60 percent from 3-point range - in two games against Indiana this year.

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Related Topix: Sports, Indiana Pacers, NBA Basketball, Atlanta Hawks, Roy Hibbert, Dallas Mavericks, Philadelphia 76ers, Ian Mahinmi, Andrew Bynum, Paul George, NBA Players

Reuters

Quo Vadis? An apt query for frustrated Lakers fans

The title of the historical novel "Quo Vadis" is an apt question for frustrated Los Angeles Lakers fans to ask of players and coaches after the team's nightmare 2013-14 NBA campaign came to an end.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Steve Nash, Phoenix Suns, NBA Players, Atlanta Hawks, New Orleans Hornets, Kobe Bryant, New Jersey Nets, Jordan Farmar, Xavier Henry, Memphis Grizzlies

Thu Apr 17, 2014

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, Goran Dragic, Gerald Green, Indiana Pacers, New Jersey Nets, Markieff Morris, Houston Rockets, Dallas Mavericks, Miles Plumlee, NBA Players, Channing Frye

Press-Telegram

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, NBA Basketball, Pau Gasol, Houston Rockets, NBA Players, Jordan Hill, Philadelphia 76ers, Washington Wizards, Phoenix Suns, Wesley Johnson, Nick Young, Ryan Kelly, Minnesota Timberwolves, Los Angeles Clippers

The Miami Herald

LA Lakers wrap lousy season with uncertain future

Although one of the worst seasons in Los Angeles Lakers history mercifully ended Wednesday night in San Antonio, the drama around the 16-time NBA champions is never finished.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Steve Nash, Phoenix Suns, NBA Players, Pau Gasol

Lincoln Daily News

Thunder Play To Win Regular-Season Finale

Heading into the final game of the regular season, Oklahoma City coach Scott Brooks did not want to hear anything about a night off.

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Related Topix: Sports, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Basketball, Russell Westbrook, NBA Players, Kevin Durant, Reggie Jackson, Dallas Mavericks, Derek Fisher, Serge Ibaka, Houston Rockets

SanLuisObispo.com

LeBron still No. 1 with NBA's most-popular jersey

The league announced Thursday that the Miami Heat star topped the list of jersey sales in the NBA for the sixth time.

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Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA Basketball, Oklahoma City Thunder, Chicago Bulls, New York Knicks

TheCourier.com

LeBron still No. 1 with NBAa s most-popular jersey

The Miami Heat star topped the list of most popular jerseys this season, and it's the sixth time he's had that distinction.

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Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, Dwyane Wade, NBA Players, Kobe Bryant

Click2Houston

Evans leads Pelicans past Rockets, 105-100

Tyreke Evans' sore right knee - and long-term contract - gave him every reason to sit out the final two games of a losing season with the Pelicans.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Houston Rockets, Chandler Parsons, Dwight Howard, Troy Daniels, Donatas Motiejunas, Oklahoma City Thunder, Orlando Magic, NBA Players, James Harden

Bradenton.com

Blazers defeat Clippers 110-102

The Blazers wrapped up the regular season with a 110-104 victory Wednesday night over the Los Angeles Clippers, with both teams resting key players in advance of the postseason.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA Basketball, Atlanta Hawks, Portland Trail Blazers, Jamal Crawford, NBA Players, Philadelphia 76ers, Matt Barnes, Blake Griffin, Willie Green, Chris Paul, New Orleans Hornets

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, Gerald Green, Indiana Pacers, New Jersey Nets, Houston Rockets, Archie Goodwin, Dallas Mavericks, Marcus Morris, NBA Players, Channing Frye

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