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3 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Kevin Garnett Says Deron Williams Needed Some Real Talk to Turn Things Around

By all accounts, the Brooklyn Nets are in a pretty good place right now: fresh off a strong regular-season finish, up 1-0 in their first-round series with the Toronto Raptors and in all likelihood already planning for a potential Round 2 matchup with the Miami Heat .

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7 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Tim Cowlishaw: Nowitzki struggles

Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle reminded everyone after the game that Dirk Nowitzki and Tim Duncan are two of the 10 greatest NBA players ever, either in scoring or in a general evaluation of their skills.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dallas Mavericks, NBA Basketball, Milwaukee Bucks, Phoenix Suns, Orlando Magic, Vince Carter, Golden State Warriors, Dirk Nowitzki, NBA Players, Brandan Wright, Monta Ellis, San Antonio Spurs

11 hrs ago | Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

ESPN caused shot clock malfunction in playoff game

ESPN caused the shot clocks to malfunction during Game 1 Saturday between the Brooklyn Nets and Toronto Raptors at Air Canada Centre when it tried to solve an internal issue by plugging into the same power source for the shot clocks, causing the power source to fry, a person familiar with the situation told USA TODAY Sports.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Toronto Raptors, Jonas Valanciunas, NBA Players, Kyle Lowry, Houston Rockets

13 hrs ago | Sun-N-Gun

Morning Sunshine: Phoenix Suns News

Apr 16, 2014; Sacramento, CA, USA; Phoenix Suns guard Gerald Green drives in against Sacramento Kings guard Ben McLemore with a screen by Phoenix Suns center Miles Plumlee during the first quarter at Sleep Train Arena.

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Related Topix: Sports, Phoenix Suns, NBA Basketball, Los Angeles Lakers, Gerald Green, Indiana Pacers, Dallas Mavericks, Miles Plumlee, NBA Players, Sacramento Kings, Ben McLemore

17 hrs ago | BleacherReport

7 NBA Players Under the Most Pressure to Deliver in the 2014 Playoffs

Everyone who made the 2014 NBA playoffs deserves congratulations. However, the work is not done yet for those teams still playing basketball.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Indiana Pacers, Dallas Mavericks, Roy Hibbert

21 hrs ago | Deseret News

Highlights, lowlights of the 2013-14 Utah Jazz season

While there were some scattered good times, the majority of the year was rife with shortcomings.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Utah Jazz, Gordon Hayward, Atlanta Hawks, Marvin Williams, NBA Players, John Stockton, Golden State Warriors, San Antonio Spurs, Derrick Favors, Richard Jefferson

Sat Apr 19, 2014

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, Toronto Raptors, Kyle Lowry, Milwaukee Bucks, Sacramento Kings, John Salmons, NBA Players, Houston Rockets

The Washington Post

NBA Capsules

Jeff Teague scored a playoff career-high 28 points and Paul Millsap added 25 as eighth-seeded Atlanta rolled past top-seeded Indiana 101-93 on Saturday night, taking a 1-0 lead in the best-of-seven series.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Clippers, Golden State Warriors, NBA Basketball, Atlanta Hawks, Jeff Teague, NBA Players, Paul Millsap, Utah Jazz

The Miami Herald

Spurs haven't forgotten last season's disappointment

The general consensus is that the San Antonio Spurs will finish this year what they failed to finish last year and capture the 2014 NBA title.

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Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, Houston Rockets, San Antonio Spurs, Dallas Mavericks, Dwyane Wade, NBA Players

ABC News

Williams Scores 24 as Nets Beat Raptors 94-87

Deron Williams and Joe Johnson each scored 24 points, Paul Pierce scored nine of his 15 points in the final quarter and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Toronto Raptors 94-87 Saturday in Game 1 of their first round playoff series.

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, DeMar DeRozan, New Orleans Hornets, Greivis Vasquez, Patrick Patterson, NBA Players, Alvin Williams, Memphis Grizzlies, Houston Rockets

Hardwood Paroxysm

Hidden Subplots of the 2014 NBA Playoffs

The NBA playoffs come with lots of intrigue on their own. For two and a half months we are treated to the league's best playing on the biggest stage.

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Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, Toronto Raptors, Chicago Bulls, Washington Wizards, Indiana Pacers

CBS Local

Robb: Celtics Offseason Overview

The Boston Celtics have started what will be the team's longest offseason since the 2006-07 season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Boston Celtics, Kelly Olynyk, NBA Players, Jared Sullinger, Joel Anthony, Rajon Rondo, Portland Trail Blazers, Miami Heat, Charlotte Bobcats, Gerald Wallace

Nets Daily

Brooklyn Nets big game pedigree - they've drunk a lot of champagne

It's one thing to count up post-season games for Nets players. It's another to add up their championships.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

New York Post

The Nets legacy of Deron Williams comes down to one thing

You can only sidestep the issue for so long, because it will find you. There is no avoiding the interrogation.

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BleacherReport

NBA Playoffs 2014: Bold Predictions for Game 1 Matchups

With the 2014 NBA playoffs set to begin on Saturday, the time for speculation is almost over.

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Related Topix: Sports, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Basketball, Memphis Grizzlies, Toronto Raptors, Washington Wizards, Houston Rockets

Bradenton.com

Utah's rebuilding season proves difficult

Both slogged through the second-worst record since the team moved to Utah in 1979.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Utah Jazz, Atlanta Hawks, Golden State Warriors, San Antonio Spurs, Derrick Favors, Marvin Williams, Trey Burke, Alec Burks, NBA Players, Richard Jefferson

CBS Local

Lichtenstein's Playoff Preview: Nets Will Get Past Raptors, But It Won't Be Easy

No, there were too many variables outside of the Nets' control that affected the top eight slots in the Eastern Conference for Brooklyn to have any such master plan.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Toronto Raptors, Amir Johnson, NBA Players, Jason Kidd, Dallas Mavericks, New York Knicks

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, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Steve Nash, Phoenix Suns, NBA Players, Atlanta Hawks, New Orleans Hornets, Kobe Bryant, 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, Los Angeles Lakers, Goran Dragic, Gerald Green, Indiana Pacers, Markieff Morris, Houston Rockets, Dallas Mavericks, Miles Plumlee, NBA Players, Channing Frye

The Indianapolis Star

Brad Stevens is secure despite tough first season as Celtics...

The third-worst season in Boston Celtics history is over, leaving Danny Ainge with plenty of problems as he continues to rebuild the team.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Boston Celtics, Kelly Olynyk, Oklahoma City Thunder, Jeff Green, Rajon Rondo, Portland Trail Blazers, Avery Bradley, Charlotte Bobcats, NBA Players, Gerald Wallace

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