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32 min ago | Hardwood Paroxysm

Landry Fields Rises From The Ashes, Plays Hero In Pivotal Win For The Raptors

Only three teams in NBA playoff history have gone on to win a best-of-seven series after losing their first two games at home: the 1968-1969 L.A. Lakers, the 1993-1994 Houston Rockets, and the 2004-2005 Dallas Mavericks.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, DeMar DeRozan, Landry Fields, NBA Players, New York Knicks, Terrence Ross, New Jersey Nets

4 hrs ago |

Basketball: Wizards edge Bulls while Pacers, Raptors equalise

Bradley Beal scored a game-high 26 points to spark Washington over Chicago 101-99 in overtime Tuesday, giving the Wizards their best NBA playoff start in 32 years.


Related Topix: Sports, Washington Wizards, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Bradley Beal, NBA Players, John Wall, Indiana Pacers

8 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Where Do the New York Knicks Go from Here?

As the Phil Jackson era begins for the New York Knicks , they will have to keep in mind as they move forward that the changes available aren't necessarily the best moves to make.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, New York Knicks, Carmelo Anthony, Portland Trail Blazers, Dallas Mavericks, Tyson Chandler, Raymond Felton, NBA Players, J.R. Smith, Denver Nuggets, Andrea Bargnani

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Miami Herald

NBA Playoff Capsules

Bradley Beal came on strong late in regulation to finish with 26 points, Nene scored six of his 17 in overtime and the Washington Wizards beat the Chicago Bulls 101-99 Tuesday to take a 2-0 lead in their first-round playoff series.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Washington Wizards, Indiana Pacers, New Jersey Nets, Chicago Bulls, Bradley Beal, NBA Players


Pacers, Raptors win to level playoff...

The Toronto Raptors and Indiana Pacers captured key NBA playoff triumphs to equalize their Eastern Conference playoff matchups after each team lost best-of-seven series openers on their home court.


Related Topix: Sports, Indiana Pacers, NBA Basketball, Jonas Valanciunas, DeMar DeRozan, Amir Johnson, Paul George, NBA Players

Prince George Citizen

DeRozan scores 30 points and Raptors beat Nets 100-95 to even up series

Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan celebrates during the second half of the Raptors 100-95 win over the Brooklyn Nets in NBA first round playoff action in Toronto on Tuesday, April 22, 2014.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, DeMar DeRozan, NBA Players, Kyle Lowry, Jonas Valanciunas, Amir Johnson, Patrick Patterson, Houston Rockets


Baylor's Austin declares for draft

Baylor center Isaiah Austin became the latest underclassman to enter the 2014 NBA Draft, with Bears head coach Scott Drew announcing the 7-foot-1 center's intentions on Tuesday.


Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Basketball, Baylor University NCAA, Quincy Acy, Perry Jones III, NCAA Sports, Baylor Bears NCAA Basketball, Milwaukee Bucks, Oklahoma City Thunder, Golden State Warriors, Sacramento Kings, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Ekpe Udoh


Raptors Guard Kyle Lowry's Specialty: The Art of Drawing Offensive Fouls

Have you ever been driving on the highway and thought you had an open lane to get to your destination faster, only to see your decision fail because of a traffic jam? For players who believe they've set the best screen or for those looking to seize a wide-open lane to the basket, Lowry is usually the one putting a stop to those potential ... (more)


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Kyle Lowry, NBA Players, Houston Rockets, Oklahoma City Thunder, Sacramento Kings, DeMarcus Cousins

Plenty to Capture Interest of Celtics Fans in NBA PlayoffsSports

The NBA playoffs opened up for business over the weekend but for the first time in seven years, the Celtics do not have a seat at the table.


Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA Basketball, Miami Heat, Golden State Warriors, San Antonio Spurs, Ray Allen, NBA Players, Boston Celtics

Mavericks debating whether Calderon or Harris gives them best chance to beat Spurs

The biggest question heading into Game 2 of the Dallas Mavericks' Western Conference first-round playoff series against the San Antonio Spurs is whether coach Rick Carlisle will insert Devin Harris into the starting lineup in place of overmatched point guard Jose Calderon.


Related Topix: Sports, Dallas Mavericks, NBA Basketball, San Antonio Spurs, Milwaukee Bucks, Jose Calderon, Golden State Warriors, Tony Parker, Dirk Nowitzki, NBA Players, Monta Ellis

The Guardian

Raptors' Valanciunas, Vasquez unfazed by NBA greats Garnett and Pierce

Jonas Valanciunas was five years old when Kevin Garnett earned his first of 15 NBA all-star selections.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Kyle Lowry, Jonas Valanciunas, DeMar DeRozan, New Orleans Hornets, Greivis Vasquez, Patrick Patterson, NBA Players, Memphis Grizzlies, Houston Rockets


Why Jonas Valanciunas Is the Toronto Raptors X-Factor

For a 21-year-old in just his second year in the NBA, the pressure of having to put up big numbers in the postseason could be overwhelming.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Kyle Lowry, Jonas Valanciunas, NBA Players, Houston Rockets, New Jersey Nets

Mon Apr 21, 2014

CBS Local

F-Bomb Costs Raptors GM Masai Ujiri $25K; Rob Ford Up For Brooklyn Bet

June 5: New Raptors GM Masai Ujiri Press Conference on June 5, 2013 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball


Toronto Raptors Need More from DeMar DeRozan to Knock off Brooklyn Nets

Casey needs him to actually play at that level if the Raps are going to win their first-round series against the Brooklyn Nets .


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, DeMar DeRozan, NBA Players, Miami Heat, LeBron James

CBC News

Meet the Toronto Raptors 'superfan,' Nav Bhatia

Through his intense devotion to the Toronto Raptors over the past 19 years, Nav Bhatia has become known as the team's so-called superfan.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Canada,

Nets Daily

Raptors official blames ESPN for Game One shot clock malfunction

According to a Toronto Raptors team official, ESPN is to blame for the shot clock malfunction that happened in the second half of Saturday's Game One playoff matchup between the Raptors and the Nets .


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, New Jersey Nets

The Indianapolis Star

New York Knicks fire coach Mike Woodson

Mike Woodson of the New York Knicks handles bench duties during the game against the Brooklyn Nets at the Barclays Center on April 15, 2014 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, New York Knicks, Carmelo Anthony, Dallas Mavericks, Tyson Chandler, Amar'e Stoudemire, NBA Players, Denver Nuggets, Andrea Bargnani

The Lebanon Daily News

Today's forecast: Cool start, highs in the 60s

A frost advisory will be in effect from central Pennsylvania through 8 a.m. Frost could cause damage to sensitive vegetation, the advisory states.


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SLAM! Sports

DeMar DeRozan vows to get more aggressive after rough Game 1

Raptors' DeMar DeRozan looking serious after practice. Toronto Raptor's practice at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ont.


Related Topix: Sports, DeMar DeRozan, NBA Basketball, NBA Players

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Nets' Deron Williams is a force to be reckoned with

Deron Williams, left, driving on the Raptors' Amir Johnson during a strong Game 1 performance by the Nets' point guard.


Related Topix: Sports, New Jersey Nets, NBA Basketball, Amir Johnson, Houston Rockets, Kyle Lowry, New Orleans Hornets, Greivis Vasquez, NBA Players, Memphis Grizzlies