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2 hrs ago | Journalgazette.net

Nene dominates, Wizards rally past Bulls, 102-93

Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal , center, drives to the basket against Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah, left, and forward Carlos Boozer during the first half in Game 1 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series in Chicago, Sunday.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, New Orleans Hornets, Bradley Beal, Trevor Ariza, NBA Players, John Wall, Marcin Gortat, Phoenix Suns, Orlando Magic

3 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Washington Wizards Have More Playoff Experience Than They're Credited for

At first blush, Sunday's Game 1 between the No. 4 seed Chicago Bulls and No. 5 seed Washington Wizards looks a great deal more unbalanced than the usual 4-5 matchup.

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Related Topix: Sports, John Wall, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Chicago Bulls

7 hrs ago | Rant Sports

Joakim Noah Has A Chance To Solidify Himself As Chicago's Favorite Athlete

As the Chicago Bulls prepare to open their playoff series against the Washington Wizards in Chicago this evening, Joakim Noah has a chance to not only prove that he is the best center in the NBA but also to lift the spirits of the dejected Chicago sports fans across the city.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Joakim Noah, NBA Players

12 hrs ago | CBS Sports

Lakers' Jim Buss says he'll quit if club doesn't contend

Lakers owner and head of basketball operations Jim Buss says he told his family business during a January business meeting that he will step down if the Lakers do not return to contention within "three or fours years."

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16 hrs ago | BleacherReport

What Washington Wizards Need from John Wall During Playoffs

Washington Wizards point guard John Wall is a 23-year-old blossoming superstar. These playoffs are his first opportunity to show a national audience just how great he can be in games that matter.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, John Wall, NBA Players, Marcin Gortat, Phoenix Suns, Orlando Magic, Charlotte Bobcats, Kemba Walker

18 hrs ago | Hardwood Paroxysm

Hidden Subplots of the 2014 NBA Playoffs

The NBA playoffs come with lots of intrigue on their own. For two and a half months we are treated to the league's best playing on the biggest stage.

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Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, New Jersey Nets, Toronto Raptors, Chicago Bulls, Indiana Pacers

22 hrs ago | Wiz of Awes

NBA Playoffs 2014, Wizards vs. Bulls: Game 1 Notes, Preview and Prediction Poll

Jan 13, 2014; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Bulls power forward Carlos Boozer and Washington Wizards power forward Nene Hilario attempt to get a loose ball during the first half at United Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, John Wall, Marcin Gortat, Bradley Beal, Nene Hilario, Phoenix Suns, Orlando Magic, NBA Players, Denver Nuggets

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Marin Independent Journal

Warriors reserve comes up with key strategy

The Los Angeles Clippers subjected Stephen Curry to traps in order to defend the pick-and-roll offense, with two defenders often hounding the Warriors' leading scorer.

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Related Topix: Sports, Golden State Warriors, NBA Basketball, Hilton Armstrong, Atlanta Hawks, Stephen Curry, Nemanja Nedovic, Philadelphia 76ers, Andre Iguodala, NBA Players, Denver Nuggets, Los Angeles Clippers

The Washington Post

Resilient Bulls brace for next obstacle: Wizards

Never mind all they overcame. The only obstacle that matters now for the Chicago Bulls is the one in front of them.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Joakim Noah, Derrick Rose, NBA Players, John Wall, Marcin Gortat, Phoenix Suns, Orlando Magic

The Gaston Gazette

Bobcats face extraordinary experience disadvantage in opening playoff series

The Bobcats will certainly face the long odds those three teams faced and overcame in their historic playoff runs when they begin a best-of-seven Eastern Conference first round series at two-time defending champion Miami Sunday at 3:30 p.m. Additionally, Charlotte will be seeking to at least end its own dubious playoff history at some point in this ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Charlotte Bobcats, NBA Basketball, Los Angeles Lakers, Atlanta Hawks, Josh McRoberts, Jannero Pargo, Indiana Pacers, Al Jefferson, Orlando Magic, Minnesota Timberwolves, Gerald Henderson, Utah Jazz, Chicago Bulls, NBA Players, Anthony Tolliver

BleacherReport

NBA Playoffs 2014: Bold Predictions for Game 1 Matchups

With the 2014 NBA playoffs set to begin on Saturday, the time for speculation is almost over.

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Related Topix: Sports, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Basketball, New Jersey Nets, Memphis Grizzlies, Toronto Raptors, Houston Rockets

The Washington Post

Wizards will send 18th pick to Phoenix

With their 118-102 victory over the Boston Celtics in the season finale, the Wizards matched the Brooklyn Nets at 44-38 and moved into the fifth seed in the Eastern Conference by virtue of winning the tiebreaker because of sweeping the regular season series, 3-0.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Portland Trail Blazers, John Wall, Marcin Gortat, Bradley Beal, Andre Miller, Phoenix Suns, Orlando Magic, NBA Players, Otto Porter Jr., Denver Nuggets

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

NBA Caucus: Which favorite has toughest playoff path?

Every week, USA TODAY Sports asks its NBA experts around the country and Internet three questions about a hot topic in the league.

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Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, Oklahoma City Thunder, Memphis Grizzlies, Houston Rockets, Golden State Warriors

BleacherReport

NBA Playoff Predictions 2014: Breaking Down Most Likely Upsets in 1st Round

With seven-games series and a wide divide between the best teams and the rest of the league, the NBA playoffs usually do not feature too many upsets.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Memphis Grizzlies, Toronto Raptors, Oklahoma City Thunder, Portland Trail Blazers

The Washington Post

The Wizards fana s guide to hating the Bulls

The last time the Wizards were in the playoffs, there was no problem figuring out who to hate.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Marcin Gortat, Phoenix Suns, Orlando Magic, NBA Players, Milwaukee Bucks, Indiana Pacers, Mike Dunleavy, Taj Gibson

MSNBC

NBA Playoff Preview: Chicago Bulls vs. Washington Wizards

Thibodeau won Coach of the Year his first season with the Bulls, led them to a better record the following year and then guiding them back to the playoffs both years since without their top player .

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Joakim Noah, NBA Players, John Wall

Lake Show Life

LSL Roundtable: End of Season Awards

Apr 8, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Lakers guard Steve Nash is congratulated by teammates Jodie Meeks , Nick Young and Jordan Farmar after passing Mark Jackson to move into third on the all-time NBA assist list in the second quarter against the Houston Rockets at Staples Center.

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Fully Clips

DeAndre Jordan has a tradition before each game: #35 @TobiOye

Mar 29, 2014; Houston, TX, USA; Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan reacts after scoring during the third quarter against the Houston Rockets at Toyota Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Clippers, DeAndre Jordan, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Houston Rockets, Brian Cook

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Rant Sports

Chicago Bulls Shouldn't Take Washington Wizards Lightly

Nearly 10 years ago during the 2004-05 NBA season, the fourth seed Chicago Bulls took on the fifth seed Washington Wizards .

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Atlanta Hawks, Jimmer Fredette, Charlotte Bobcats, Sacramento Kings, Indiana Pacers, Kirk Hinrich, NBA Players, D.J. Augustin, John Wall

Bradenton.com

LA Lakers wrap lousy season with uncertain future

Everybody except Kobe Bryant and general manager Mitch Kupchak is facing the possibility of relocation after the Lakers finished 27-55, the most losses in club history and the franchise's worst winning percentage since the Minneapolis Lakers' 72-game season in 1957-58.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Steve Nash, Los Angeles Clippers, Philadelphia 76ers, Kobe Bryant, Phoenix Suns, NBA Players, Pau Gasol, Nick Young

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