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1 hr ago | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

With Blake Griffin, Clippers are happy to play follow the leader

From afar, the perception Jamal Crawford had of Blake Griffin was as mistaken as anyone else who writes Griffin off as nothing more than a highlight dunker with a couple of cleverly conceived commercials.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA Basketball, Blake Griffin, NBA Players, Portland Trail Blazers, Atlanta Hawks, Chris Paul, Jamal Crawford

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, Greivis Vasquez, Patrick Patterson, Memphis Grizzlies, Houston Rockets

The Miami Herald

Mark Whicker: Tanks, but no tanks, NBA

The franchise of Julius Erving, Moses Malone and Wilt Chamberlain won 19 games and lost 63 this season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Los Angeles Clippers, Steve Nash, Minnesota Timberwolves, Kobe Bryant, Phoenix Suns, NBA Players, Wesley Johnson, Xavier Henry, Memphis Grizzlies

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, Dallas Mavericks, Philadelphia 76ers, Ian Mahinmi, Phoenix Suns, Paul George, NBA Players, Luis Scola, Evan Turner, Houston Rockets

CBS Local

Spurs' Popovich Wins NBA Coach Of The Year

Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle called San Antonio's Gregg Popovich "as great a coach as there's ever been in any sport."

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Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, Marco Belinelli, Tony Parker, Tim Duncan, Chicago Bulls, NBA Players, Manu Ginobili

NBC29

Clippers rout Warriors 138-98, even playoff series

Recently published research describes how archaeologists outfitted a customized drone with a heat-sensing camera to unearth what they believe are ceremonial pits and other features at the site of an ancient village... Recently published research describes how archaeologists outfitted a customized drone with a heat-sensing camera to unearth what ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA Basketball, Golden State Warriors, Chris Paul, Blake Griffin, NBA Players, Philadelphia 76ers, Andre Iguodala, Denver Nuggets

CBS Local

Clippers Even Playoff Series With 138-98 Rout Of Warriors

Blake Griffin scored a career playoff-high 35 points without a foul and the Los Angeles Clippers led all the way in routing the Golden State Warriors 138-98 Monday night to even their first-round series at a game apiece.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA Basketball, Darren Collison, Los Angeles Lakers, Matt Barnes, Indiana Pacers, DeAndre Jordan, Phoenix Suns, Orlando Magic, Dallas Mavericks, Chris Paul, Hedo Turkoglu, NBA Players

Mon Apr 21, 2014

USA Today

Charles Barkley, Larry Bird are right: Pacers are soft

Charles Barkley, ever the diplomat, had some harsh words for the Indiana Pacers after their Game 1 loss to the Atlanta Hawks: Who's to argue? Who's to argue about a team that has collapsed like the 1964 Phillies, the 1969 Cubs, the 2012 Boston Red Sox? Who's to argue about a team that was 33-7 and 46-10 and has disintegrated almost completely the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Indiana Pacers, NBA Basketball, Roy Hibbert, David West, San Antonio Spurs, George Hill, Paul George, NBA Players, Lance Stephenson

Hardwood Paroxysm

Welcome To The Vomitorium

I am a fan of the Indiana Pacers, but it sometimes feels like fan is too strong a word.

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Related Topix: Sports, Indiana Pacers, NBA Basketball, Paul George, NBA Players, Lance Stephenson, Roy Hibbert, David West, Philadelphia 76ers, Evan Turner

Washington Times

HARRIS: Echoes of 1978 NBA champs in these Wizards

The Wizards are one game into their playoff run and it was quite an impressive game.

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Related Topix: Sports, Washington Wizards, NBA Basketball, John Wall, Marcin Gortat, Bradley Beal, Phoenix Suns, Trevor Ariza, Orlando Magic, NBA Players

CBS Local

Lichtenstein: Nets Send Message To Raptors - Don't Mess With These 'Dinosaurs'

Excuse me for being a bit obtuse, but doesn't the logo of Toronto's basketball team depict a dinosaur? I guess that's why it took me a few looks at the infamous Toronto Sun headline prior to Saturday's Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals to get it.

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, Kyle Lowry, Jonas Valanciunas, DeMar DeRozan, Greivis Vasquez, NBA Players, Memphis Grizzlies, Houston Rockets

News Observer

Aldridge leads Portland over Houston 122-120 in OT

Lillard did just that, finishing with 31 points and making the go-ahead free throws in overtime to lift the Trail Blazers to a 122-120 victory over the Houston Rockets on Sunday night in a thrilling first-round series opener.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Houston Texans, Portland Trail Blazers, NBA Basketball, LaMarcus Aldridge, NBA Players, Damian Lillard, Phoenix Suns, Nicolas Batum, Robin Lopez

Sun Apr 20, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

NBA Playoff Capsules

Nene dominated with 24 points and Trevor Ariza scored 18 as the Washington Wizards rallied from 13 points down to beat the Chicago Bulls 102-93 in their playoff opener on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Charlotte Bobcats, NBA Basketball, Miami Heat, Washington Wizards, Trevor Ariza, NBA Players, John Wall, Marcin Gortat, Phoenix Suns, Orlando Magic

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Rivers: Clippers won't panic, but 'we need to win'

PLAYA VISTA, Calif. - Considering the way those closing minutes had gone Saturday for the Los Angeles Clippers - with turnovers, missed free throws, blown opportunities and the like in their Game 1 loss to the Golden State Warriors at home - it came as no surprise that coach Doc Rivers was yelling at his star point guard the morning after.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA Basketball, Chris Paul, NBA Players, Portland Trail Blazers, Atlanta Hawks, Jamal Crawford, J.J. Redick, DeAndre Jordan, Orlando Magic, Glen Davis, Boston Celtics

ESPN

Nene, Wiz rally past Bulls for Game 1 victory

Nene dominated with 24 points, Trevor Ariza scored 18, and the Washington Wizards rallied from 13 down to beat the Chicago Bulls 102-93 in their playoff opener on Sunday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Washington Wizards, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Joakim Noah, Jimmy Butler, NBA Players, Trevor Ariza, Marcin Gortat, Phoenix Suns, Orlando Magic

BleacherReport

Will More Dirk Nowitzki Even Make a Difference Versus San Antonio Spurs?

We were 49-of-50 from the free throw line. That was an amazing, amazing game for us.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, Marco Belinelli, Tony Parker, Danny Green, Patty Mills, Chicago Bulls, NBA Players, Manu Ginobili

National Public Radio

NBA: Refs Missed Foul Call In Warriors-Clippers

The NBA says referees missed a foul call late in the Warriors' Game 1 win that would have given the Clippers a chance to tie the score.

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Related Topix: Sports, Golden State Warriors, NBA Basketball, Los Angeles Clippers, Draymond Green, NBA Players, Chris Paul

The Oregonian

Trail Blazers-Rockets: Robin Lopez vs. Dwight Howard, who wins the matchup?: Poll

They're both huge centers, skilled and capable of dictating the outcome of a game.

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Related Topix: Sports, Portland Trail Blazers, NBA Basketball, Houston Rockets, Dwight Howard, Los Angeles Lakers, Phoenix Suns, Orlando Magic, NBA Players, Robin Lopez

Northern Michigan News

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, Houston Rockets, Roy Hibbert, San Antonio Spurs, George Hill, Utah Jazz, NBA Players, Memphis Grizzlies

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Ailene Voisin: What went right, what went wrong for Kings in 2013-14

After missing the playoffs eight consecutive seasons and finishing with a 28-54 record for the second year in a row, there were plenty of reasons for the Kings' "repeat" performance: Sluggish offense.

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Related Topix: Sports, Sacramento Kings, NBA Basketball, Ray McCallum, Golden State Warriors, Rudy Gay, Isaiah Thomas, NBA Players, Memphis Grizzlies, DeMarcus Cousins, Carl Landry

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