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2 hrs ago | CBS Local

Ellis Plays Key Role In Mavs' Playoff Berth

Monta Ellis had just missed a jumper that could have lifted Dallas out of a matchup with top-seeded San Antonio in the first round of the playoffs.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dallas Mavericks, NBA Basketball, Milwaukee Bucks, Golden State Warriors, NBA Players, Monta Ellis, Jose Calderon, Atlanta Hawks, New Jersey Nets, Devin Harris, Dirk Nowitzki, Utah Jazz

6 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Sacramento Kings' 'new era' off to slow start

This season was supposed to be the start of a "new era" for the Sacramento Kings, as owner Vivek Ranadive proclaimed over and over again when he took over last year.

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Related Topix: Sports, Sacramento Kings, NBA Basketball, Minnesota Timberwolves, Los Angeles Clippers, Rudy Gay, Derrick Williams, Reggie Evans, Isaiah Thomas, NBA Players, Memphis Grizzlies, DeMarcus Cousins

10 hrs ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Indiana faces deadline on new education standards

As we approach the Easter weekend, some local churches are using this time to stand in unity praying for peace.

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Related Topix: Sports, Indiana Pacers, NBA Basketball, Rasual Butler, Los Angeles Clippers, Chris Copeland, Chicago Bulls, NBA Players, New York Knicks

13 hrs ago | Newsday

Nets fall to the Cavaliers, will face Raptors as sixth seed

There would've been more of a Groundhog Day feel to things if the Nets threw out a semi-recognizable starting lineup, like the multimillion-dollar quintet they trotted out here some 24 weeks ago.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, New Jersey Nets, Kyle Lowry, DeMar DeRozan, NBA Players, Houston Rockets

17 hrs ago | SFGate

Knicks beat Raptors, who get No. 3 seed anyway

Toronto Raptors' Jonas Valanciunas and Amir Johnson defend New York Knicks' Amar'e Stoudemire during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in New York.

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Related Topix: Sports, New York Knicks, NBA Basketball, Denver Nuggets, J.R. Smith, NBA Players, Carmelo Anthony, Tyson Chandler, Oklahoma City Thunder, Cole Aldrich, Houston Rockets, Dallas Mavericks

Wed Apr 16, 2014

CBS Local

Wizards Head to Playoffs With Win Over Celtics, 118-102

Bradley Beal scored 27 points and Washington clinched the No. 5 seed in the Eastern Conference with a 118-102 win over the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Boston Celtics, Washington Wizards, Kelly Olynyk, Oklahoma City Thunder, Jeff Green, Jerryd Bayless, Rajon Rondo, Portland Trail Blazers, NBA Players, Memphis Grizzlies

The State

Pacers rest 3 starters, cruise past Magic 101-86

The Eastern Conference's top seed ended the season winning three of four to shake off a nasty late-season slump.

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Related Topix: Sports, Indiana Pacers, NBA Basketball, Rasual Butler, Los Angeles Clippers, David West, Chris Copeland, New Orleans Hornets, Paul George, Chicago Bulls, NBA Players, New York Knicks, Lance Stephenson

Raptors Republic

Man Amir Johnson Left Hanging Receives Reward from RR; Your Move @IamAmirJohnson

After we posted this GIF of Amir Johnson leaving a gentle soul hanging , the man in question, Mark Littell, a Day-1 Raptors Fan who holds season seats reached out to reap the reward of a free Kings In The North Raptors tee , as promised by RR.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Amir Johnson, NBA Players, Terrence Ross

KARE-TV Minneapolis

Who can gain most in final day of NBA regular season?

They are the hottest team in the Eastern Conference and have split their season series with the No.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Charlotte Bobcats, Miami Heat, Indiana Pacers, San Antonio Spurs

The Miami Herald

Toronto Raptors

The Raptors have to get through the pesky New York Knicks Wednesday at Madison Square Garden and can lock up the third spot in the Eastern Conference with a win or a Chicago loss in Charlotte.

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

HoopsAddict.com

It Doesn't Matter Who The Toronto Raptors Play In The First Round Of The Playoffs

All this buzz and discussion about who the ideal first round opponent for the Toronto Raptors would be in the playoffs is missing the mark.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Amir Johnson, NBA Players, New York Knicks, Carmelo Anthony, Denver Nuggets

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Up next for Bucks: Summer of uncertainty

Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper.

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Related Topix: Sports, Milwaukee Bucks, NBA Basketball, Zaza Pachulia, Atlanta Hawks, NBA Players, New Orleans Hornets, Golden State Warriors, Chris Wright

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Lone Star Ball

NBA: Playoffs

Why they're dangerous: I love the Mavericks' franchise. I really do. I think Mark Cuban is the best owner in sports, Dirk Nowitzki is one of the top three players of his generation and their veterans have done a great job.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dallas Mavericks, NBA Basketball, Milwaukee Bucks, Jose Calderon, New Jersey Nets, Houston Rockets, Golden State Warriors, Sacramento Kings, Dirk Nowitzki, Samuel Dalembert, NBA Players, Brandan Wright, Monta Ellis

Raptors Rapture

Toronto Raptors Playoff Expectations

They win against Golden State but they lose against Brooklyn. They win against Memphis, but they lose against Phoenix.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Kyle Lowry, NBA Players, Houston Rockets, Jonas Valanciunas, Milwaukee Bucks, DeMar DeRozan, Sacramento Kings, John Salmons, Patrick Patterson

KOY-AM Tempe

The Grizzlies clinched the West's final pl...

The Memphis Grizzlies clinched their fourth straight playoff berth on Monday night, earning a 97-91 road win over the Phoenix Suns that locked up the final available postseason spot in this year's historically competitive Western Conference.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Memphis Grizzlies, James Johnson, Miami Heat, Sacramento Kings, Tony Allen, Marc Gasol, Chicago Bulls, NBA Players, Mike Miller, Mike Conley

The New Zealand Herald

NBA Capsules

The Miami Heat opted to rest LeBron James and Chris Bosh for its pursuit of the Eastern Conference's top seed as the Washington Wizards capitalized in a 114-93 breeze of a game Monday that clinched the No.

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BleacherReport

Toronto Raptors Win Franchise-Best 48th Game in a Season

The 2013-14 club set a franchise record for wins in a season on Monday night with their 110-100 win over the Milwaukee Bucks , per The National Post 's Eric Koreen: The previous record of 47 was achieved twice, by the 2006-07 and 2000-01 squads, which both went 47-35.

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ArizonaSports.com

Phoenix Suns forward P.J. Tucker wins team's hustle award

Phoenix Suns forward P.J. Tucker was awarded the team's Majerle Hustle Award on Monday in a pregame presentation prior to Phoenix's home finale.

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Related Topix: Sports, Phoenix Suns, NBA Basketball, P.J. Tucker, NBA Players, Minnesota Timberwolves, Sebastian Telfair, Dan Majerle, Indiana Pacers, Leandro Barbosa, Boston Celtics

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Northern Michigan News

Carter-Williams leads 76ers past Celtics, 113-108

Michael Carter-Williams had 21 points and 14 rebounds, Tony Wroten scored 20 points, and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Boston Celtics 113-108 Monday night.

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ABC News

Raptors Set Franchise Mark With 48th Win

Greivis Vasquez scored 25 points, Kyle Lowry had 24 and the Toronto Raptors set a franchise record with their 48th win, beating the Milwaukee Bucks 110-100 on Monday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Kyle Lowry, Jonas Valanciunas, New Orleans Hornets, Greivis Vasquez, Indiana Pacers, Tyler Hansbrough, NBA Players, Memphis Grizzlies, Houston Rockets

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