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1 hr ago | Rant Sports

Orlando Magic C Nik Vucevic Needs To Be Part of Team's Bright Future

Orlando Magic center Nikola Vucevic said all the right things in the Magic's exit interview with reporters on Thursday.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Milwaukee Bucks, Philadelphia 76ers, Tobias Harris, Victor Oladipo, NBA Players, Nikola Vucevic

5 hrs ago |

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.


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

9 hrs ago |

Mad Ants rally to steal road victory

Sioux Falls' DeAndre Liggins works to get past the defense of the Mad Ants' Tony Mitchell during Thursday night's playoff game.


Related Topix: Sports, Craig Smith, Portland Trail Blazers, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Oklahoma City Thunder, Miami Heat, DeAndre Liggins, Tony Mitchell, Detroit Pistons, Sacramento Kings

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Blazers Edge

Playbook Breakdown: How Can The Blazers Upset The Rockets?

Houston has taken care of Portland three times in the regular season. Can they finally get over the hump on the Rockets? Houston has gotten the better of Portland three out of four times this season, the most deflating instance coming in their meeting on Mar. 9. Portland fumbled away a win in the last minute, allowing James Harden to hit a ... (more)


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Houston Rockets, Dwight Howard, Los Angeles Lakers, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Players, James Harden, Chandler Parsons, Omer Asik, Terrence Jones, Chicago Bulls

Rant Sports

5 Reasons Why Orlando Magic Rookie Victor Oladipo Should Win 2014 NBA Roy

With much due respect to the stellar play of Philadelphia 76ers point guard Michael Carter-Williams, there is one player above him who deserves to be the 2013-14 NBA's Rookie of the Year.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Victor Oladipo, NBA Players, Miami Heat, Philadelphia 76ers

CBS Local

Wizards' Fast-Moving Wall Set For Playoff Debut

John Wall talks as fast as he plays. That makes him entertaining to be around, even when the ball gets thrown out of bounds or when the sentences come out a bit funky.


Related Topix: Sports, Washington Wizards, NBA Basketball, Milwaukee Bucks, Portland Trail Blazers, John Wall, Marcin Gortat, Bradley Beal, Andre Miller, Phoenix Suns, NBA Players, Drew Gooden, Denver Nuggets

CBS Local

Grande: NBA Awards And Celtics' Lottery Odds

We get our year-end award ballots from the NBA in early April. I know people that open the file, fill them out and are done with them in ten minutes.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Boston Celtics, Kelly Olynyk, NBA Players, New Jersey Nets, Kris Humphries, Toronto Raptors, Oklahoma City Thunder, Jeff Green, Jerryd Bayless, Chris Johnson, Portland Trail Blazers, Minnesota Timberwolves, New Orleans Hornets, Memphis Grizzlies

The Orlando Sentinel

In Orlando Magic's season finale, Jameer Nelson misses his third consecutive game

In what might have been Jameer Nelson 's final game as a member of the Orlando Magic - the 2013-14 season finale Wednesday night against the Indiana Pacers - the best look fans inside Amway Center had of the veteran point guard occurred before tipoff.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Jameer Nelson, Milwaukee Bucks, Doron Lamb, Kyle O'Quinn, Dewayne Dedmon, Victor Oladipo

Evans leads Pelicans past Rockets

Tyreke Evans had 25 points and 10 assists, and the New Orleans Pelicans closed out a difficult season with a crowd pleasing 105-100 victory over the playoff-bound Houston Rockets on Wednesday night.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Houston Rockets, Dwight Howard, Los Angeles Lakers, Golden State Warriors, Troy Daniels, Jordan Hamilton, Jeremy Lin, Terrence Jones, NBA Players, New York Knicks, Denver Nuggets

Wed Apr 16, 2014

CBS Local

Sixers Top Resting Heat in Finale, 100-87

For Philadelphia, the season finale was about what's coming next year. For Miami, it's about what's coming next week.


Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, Ray Allen, Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, Washington Wizards, Shane Battier, NBA Players, Rashard Lewis, Memphis Grizzlies, Houston Rockets, Boston Celtics

The State

Wizards head to playoffs with win

"I was sitting here after the game and talking to Glen saying, 'It's a great feeling knowing you're going to keep playing,'" Beal said after scoring 27 points to help the Wizards grab the Eastern Conference's No.


Related Topix: Sports, Washington Wizards, NBA Basketball, John Wall, New Orleans Hornets, Marcin Gortat, Bradley Beal, Trevor Booker, Phoenix Suns, Trevor Ariza, NBA Players

Merced Sun-Star

Walker leads Bobcats over Bulls in OT, 91-86

Al Jefferson added 10 points and 18 rebounds for Charlotte, and Chris Douglas-Roberts finished with 13 points after being held scoreless for the first three quarters.


Related Topix: Sports, Charlotte Bobcats, NBA Basketball, Milwaukee Bucks, Los Angeles Lakers, Josh McRoberts, Indiana Pacers, Al Jefferson, Gerald Henderson, Utah Jazz, NBA Players, Chris Douglas-Roberts, Kemba Walker

The Miami Herald

Pacers resting 3 starters vs. Magic

Pacers coach Frank Vogel says he is resting starters Paul George, David West and Lance Stephenson in their regular season finale against the Magic.


Related Topix: Sports, Indiana Pacers, NBA Basketball, David West, New Orleans Hornets, Paul George, NBA Players, Jameer Nelson, Lance Stephenson

The Orlando Sentinel

NBA Draft Lottery probabilities are at stake in Orlando Magic's season finale

The Orlando Magic 's final place in the league standings - and their odds for the crucial 2014 NBA Draft Lottery on May 20 - will be at stake tonight.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Utah Jazz


Biggest Priorities for Boston Celtics to Achieve During 2014 Offseason

A tricky thing to remember about the Boston Celtics ' 2014 offseason is that it isn't really about the 2014 offseason.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Boston Celtics, Kelly Olynyk, NBA Players, Jared Sullinger, New Jersey Nets, Rajon Rondo, Portland Trail Blazers, Charlotte Bobcats, Brandon Bass, Gerald Wallace

Suns coach: This year's mistakes lead to future success

School: University of Arizona When you started with Bonneville Phoenix: Fall 2008, right before Cardinals Super Bowl run Favorite sports memory: Being at Game 7 of the 2001 World Series with my dad Favorite all-time athlete: Larry Centers Favorite sports movies: The Sandlot, Rookie of the Year, Jerry Maguire Most crushing sports moment: Grew up in ... (more)


Related Topix: Sports, Phoenix Suns, NBA Basketball, P.J. Tucker, Ish Smith, NBA Players

Tualatin Times

'Worst possible series for me'

Besides being a Hall-of-Famer, an NBA champion and a TV analyst for the Houston Rockets, Clyde 'the Glide' Drexler has a vested interest in the upcoming first-round Western Conference playoff series between the No.


Related Topix: Sports, Houston Rockets, NBA Basketball, Portland Trail Blazers, Dwight Howard, Los Angeles Lakers, Terrence Jones, NBA Players, Omer Asik, Patrick Beverley, Miami Heat, Chicago Bulls

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Clippers beat Nuggets 117-105 for record 57th win

Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin, right, goes up for a dunk as Denver Nuggets forward Jan Vesely, of the Czech Republic, defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in Los Angeles.


Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA Basketball, Denver Nuggets, Blake Griffin, NBA Players, Washington Wizards, Jan Vesely, Glen Davis, Boston Celtics, J.J. Redick

Los Angeles Times

Clippers power past Nuggets, 117-105

Blake Griffin scored 24 points while picking up his 16th technical, and the Clippers led all the way in beating the Denver Nuggets 117-105 on Tuesday night for their franchise-record 57th victory of the season.


Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA Basketball, Los Angeles Lakers, New Orleans Hornets, J.J. Redick, Chris Paul, Matt Barnes, DeAndre Jordan, Blake Griffin, NBA Players

I4U Future Technology News

Studio Wanted Romance in Sandra Bullock's Hit Gravity

The director of Gravity Alfonso Cuaron has now revealed the pressure he was under to change the story of his space walk from a thriller to a romance.


Related Topix: Sports, Ish Smith, Phoenix Suns, NBA Basketball, NBA Players