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3 hrs ago | 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

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Courier News

Williams, Johnson usher Nets past Raptors

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, Kyle Lowry, Jonas Valanciunas, Greivis Vasquez, Patrick Patterson, NBA Players, Alvin Williams, Memphis Grizzlies, Houston Rockets

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Warriors beat Clippers 109-105 in playoff opener

A sudden lurch in a creeping landslide in the northwest Wyoming resort town of Jackson split a house in two and forced workers to abandon efforts to stabilize the hillside.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA Basketball, Golden State Warriors, Darren Collison, Dallas Mavericks, J.J. Redick, Chris Paul, Indiana Pacers, DeAndre Jordan, Orlando Magic, NBA Players

Fully Clips

2014 NBA Playoffs Preview: Raptors vs. Nets

Mar 10, 2014; Brooklyn, NY, USA; Toronto Raptors shooting guard DeMar DeRozan drives past Brooklyn Nets point guard Deron Williams during the first quarter at the Barclays Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, New Jersey Nets, Houston Rockets, DeMar DeRozan, Patrick Patterson, NBA Players, Steve Novak, New York Knicks, Los Angeles Clippers, San Antonio Spurs, Greivis Vasquez, Memphis Grizzlies

BleacherReport

Why Chris Kaman Will Be a Steal in 2014 Free-Agency Market

Chris Kaman still has something left in the tank. The question is, who's going to pay for it and how much? The big man with the soft shooting touch played just 39 games this season for the Los Angeles Lakers .

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Chris Kaman, Los Angeles Clippers, Dallas Mavericks, NBA Players, Pau Gasol, San Antonio Spurs

MDJonline.com

Hawks look to derail top-seeded Pacers

The Pacers believe things have changed. Instead of chasing the top seed in the Eastern Conference, all they have to do is protect their home court.

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Related Topix: Sports, Indiana Pacers, NBA Basketball, David West, NBA Players, Roy Hibbert, San Antonio Spurs, George Hill, Atlanta Hawks, Chicago Bulls, Kyle Korver

Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Campbell Reporter

Warriors to start O'Neal against Clippers

Warriors coach Mark Jackson said Friday that Jermaine O'Neal will start Game 1 at center Saturday night against the Los Angeles Clippers.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA Basketball, Golden State Warriors, Los Angeles Lakers, Chris Paul, Matt Barnes, Blake Griffin, NBA Players, Steve Blake

Contra Costa Times

Kawakami: Warriors' Stephen Curry ready to take over

"He does things that amaze me," said Warriors eminence Alvin Attles, who has been a player, coach and executive with the team for 54 years.

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Related Topix: Sports, Golden State Warriors, NBA Basketball, Milwaukee Bucks, Stephen Curry, NBA Players, Chris Mullin, Andrew Bogut, Los Angeles Clippers, Chris Paul

Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

No more excuses: Ita s time to raise the level of expectation for the Clippers

Chris Paul didn't blink upon hearing the question. As far as the challenge that came with it, he's cool with that too.

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

Albany Times Union

playoffs...

San Antonio Spurs' Manu Ginobili, of Argentina; Tony Parker, of France; Danny Green; and Marco Belinelli, of Italy, from left, take part in a team photo before an NBA basketball game against the Los Angeles Lakers, Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in San Antonio.

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

The Oregonian

10 memorable moments from the 2013-14 Trail Blazers season

March 9, 2014 - Portland Trail Blazers center Robin Lopez pre game as the Portland Trail Blazers face the Houston Rockets at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas.

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Related Topix: Sports, Portland Trail Blazers, NBA Basketball, LaMarcus Aldridge, Phoenix Suns, NBA Players, Robin Lopez, Damian Lillard, Joel Freeland, Wesley Matthews

Lincoln Daily News

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, Kobe Bryant, New Jersey Nets, Jordan Farmar, Xavier Henry, Memphis Grizzlies

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