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2 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Heat open quest for another title vs Bobcats

If the Miami Heat are going to watch their season and reign atop the NBA end at the hands of the Charlotte Bobcats, then fates of the franchises will have to change in a hurry.

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Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, Charlotte Bobcats, Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, Greg Oden, Chris Bosh, NBA Players

7 hrs ago | Roundball Mining Company

Dearth of financial flexibility and open roster spots may result in a quiet Nuggets offseason

Going into the 2014 offseason, the Nuggets have a roster likely to remain loaded up at or near the 15-player maximum.

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Related Topix: Sports, Denver Nuggets, NBA Basketball, Aaron Brooks, Washington Wizards, Wilson Chandler, J.J. Hickson, Phoenix Suns, Cleveland Cavaliers, New York Knicks, Houston Rockets, Darrell Arthur, Sacramento Kings, Jan Vesely, NBA Players, Memphis Grizzlies

11 hrs ago | The Columbian

Lillard in the Limelight

Damian Lillard had formed a new post-game routine in the week before the Portland Trail Blazers clinched their playoff birth.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Damian Lillard, NBA Players, Dorell Wright, Golden State Warriors, Philadelphia 76ers, Stephen Curry

15 hrs ago | Chicago Sun-Times

Underdog Wizards aren't intimidated by Bulls

It even has a tinge of intimidation to it, that is, if the Bulls were actually facing a team that was susceptible to intimidation.

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Related Topix: Sports, Washington Wizards, NBA Basketball, John Wall, Marcin Gortat, Bradley Beal, Al Harrington, Andre Miller, Phoenix Suns, Orlando Magic, NBA Players, Denver Nuggets

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Portland Tribune

LA and T. Jones -- Aldridge-Jones a study in contrasts

A look at the composite box from the four regular-season meetings between Portland and Houston suggests there is no comparison between the teams' starting power forwards.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, LaMarcus Aldridge, NBA Players, Houston Rockets, Terrence Jones, University of Kentucky NCAA, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Kentucky Wildcats NCAA Basketball, Clyde Drexler

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, Los Angeles Lakers, Oklahoma City Thunder, Orlando Magic, NBA Players, James Harden, Nicolas Batum

The Oregonian

Trail Blazers-Rockets: Thomas Robinson says his motivation is winning, not exacting...

About an hour before the last regular-season meeting between the Trail Blazers and Houston Rockets, Thomas Robinson was lost in thought at his locker at the Toyota Center, when a reporter approached to ask two questions.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Houston Rockets, Dwight Howard, Los Angeles Lakers, Orlando Magic, NBA Players, Sacramento Kings, Thomas Robinson

Bradenton.com

Greg Cote: For first time in Big 3 era, Heat seems vulnerable

This time, for the first time since LeBron James and Chris Bosh joined Dwyane Wade, Miami enters a postseason seeming a bit vulnerable i 1 2 something close to the unlikeliest of underdogs.

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Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, LeBron James, NBA Players, Dwyane Wade, Mario Chalmers, Greg Oden, Chris Bosh

The Salinas Californian

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, NBA Basketball, Golden State Warriors, Los Angeles Lakers, Atlanta Hawks, Matt Barnes, Orlando Magic, New Orleans Hornets, J.J. Redick, Chris Paul, Jamal Crawford, NBA Players

National Public Radio

Lillard Looks To First Postseason With Portland

Last season Lillard ran away with the league's Rookie of the Year race, leading all first-year players with a 19-point scoring average.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Houston Rockets, LaMarcus Aldridge, NBA Players, Los Angeles Clippers, Mo Williams, Utah Jazz, Cleveland Cavaliers, Miami Heat, Patrick Beverley

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Click2Houston

Houston vs. Portland: A Tale of Two Cities

Our Houston Rockets take on the Portland Trail Blazers Sunday night in Game 1 of the NBA playoffs at Toyota Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Houston Rockets, Dwight Howard, Los Angeles Lakers, Orlando Magic, NBA Players

Blazers Edge

Blazers take over FACEBOOK

In honor of the Portland Trail Blazers making the playoffs, it would be amazing if every Portland Trail Blazer fan updated their profile picture with this Blazers Pinwheel.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball

San Bernardino County Sun

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, Atlanta Hawks, New Orleans Hornets, Chris Paul, Jamal Crawford, DeAndre Jordan, Blake Griffin, NBA Players

The Scores Report

Uniting The Ringless: Damian Lillard Foot Locker Ad Kills

Airing today and throughout the start of playoff action, the new commercial features Portland Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard on his phone talking about how he hopes not to end up ringless like some athletes of the past.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Damian Lillard

Buckets Over Broadway

New York Knicks: Cheer up, It Gets Better

Mar 25, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; New York Knicks players Raymond Felton, Tyspon Chandler and Carmelo Anthony on the bench during the final five minutes of the Knicks loss to the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, New York Knicks, Shannon Brown, Carmelo Anthony, Los Angeles Lakers, Raymond Felton, Phoenix Suns, NBA Players, Denver Nuggets

Journalgazette.net

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.

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

The Miami Herald

Patience, preparation pay off for Miami Heat's Udonis Haslem, Rashard Lewis

To place a Death Notice, please call 305-376-8901 or email obit@miamiherald.com .

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Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, Washington Wizards, Udonis Haslem, Orlando Magic, NBA Players, Rashard Lewis, Greg Oden, Shane Battier, Memphis Grizzlies, Houston Rockets, James Jones

Thu Apr 17, 2014

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, New Jersey Nets, Rajon Rondo, Avery Bradley, Charlotte Bobcats, NBA Players, Gerald Wallace

Norwalk Citizen News

Clippers-Warriors series billed as must-see TV

In this Dec. 25, 2013, file photo, Los Angeles Clippers power forward Blake Griffin, left, fights with Golden State Warriors center Andrew Bogut, right, as Clippers center DeAndre Jordan and Darren Collison look on during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Oakland, Calif.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA Basketball, Golden State Warriors, DeAndre Jordan, Blake Griffin, NBA Players, Atlanta Hawks, New Orleans Hornets, Chris Paul, Jamal Crawford

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.

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

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