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1 hr ago | USA Today

McDaniels says he's ready for NBA

K.J. McDaniels wanted to play in the NBA from the time he first picked up a basketball.

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5 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

Thompson: Warriors' Festus Ezeli frustrated

Festus Ezeli is usually smiling on game days. He can be found joking with his teammates in the locker room.

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Related Topix: Sports, Golden State Warriors, NBA Basketball, Festus Ezeli, NBA Players, Milwaukee Bucks, Hilton Armstrong, Atlanta Hawks, Philadelphia 76ers, Andre Iguodala, Phoenix Suns, Jermaine O'Neal, Denver Nuggets, Andrew Bogut, Boston Celtics

9 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Legler: Wizards dona t have any weaknesses

Tim Legler winning the Three-Point Shootout at the 1996 NBA All-Star Game was one of the highlights of my Bullets fandom, both because there wasn't much else to cheer about and because I often dreamed of making it as a three-point specialist.

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13 hrs ago | NOLA.com

Washington Wizards head back home with 2-0 lead over Chicago Bulls, plus more NBA playoff results

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.

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15 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

David Haugh: Down stretch against Wizards, Bulls' weakness of clutch offensive weapons glaring

That alone summed up the biggest problem this Bulls team cannot overcome. The most qualified player to take a big shot in the playoffs to bring the Bulls closer to a championship is either wearing a suit on the bench or beginning his offseason in New York.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Joakim Noah, Atlanta Hawks, Charlotte Bobcats, Indiana Pacers, Taj Gibson, Derrick Rose, Kirk Hinrich, NBA Players, D.J. Augustin

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Washington Post

Wizards-Bulls Game 2, best and worst

Best Rally: The Wizards were down 10 with less than seven minutes remaining in regulation.

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

CBS Local

Warriors' Stephen Curry After Game 3 Rout By Clippers: 'We'll Be Fine'

For all the problems he had facing the Clippers' smothering trap defense in Game 2 of their playoff series, Warriors guard Stephen Curry hopes to see more of it.

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Related Topix: Sports, Golden State Warriors, NBA Basketball, Stephen Curry, NBA Players, Milwaukee Bucks, Atlanta Hawks, David Lee, Phoenix Suns, Jordan Crawford, Jermaine O'Neal, Boston Celtics, Andrew Bogut

Wiz of Awes

NBA Playoffs 2014, Wizards vs. Bulls Game 2: Start Time, Live Stream, TV Info and More

Apr 20, 2014; Chicago, IL, USA; Washington Wizards guard John Wall drives past Chicago Bulls guard D.J. Augustin during the second quarter of game one of the first round of the 2014 NBA Playoffs at the United Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, John Wall, NBA Players, Bradley Beal, Chicago Bulls, Joakim Noah, Charlotte Bobcats, Indiana Pacers, D.J. Augustin

Rant Sports

2014 NBA Playoffs: Joakim Noah, Taj Gibson Must Be Better Defending Nene

The Chicago Bulls went back and forth with the Washington Wizards in game one of their first round series in the 2014 NBA Playoffs.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Joakim Noah, Taj Gibson, NBA Players, Charlotte Bobcats, Indiana Pacers, D.J. Augustin, John Wall

KTIK-AM Boise

Wiz Insider: Wizards' Trevor Ariza shows rare emotion, provides 'steady' production in Game 1

Trevor Ariza is usually the essence of chill on the court, breezing his way through the game and maintaining an even keel whether he's hitting shots or struggling to get much to fall.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, New Orleans Hornets, Trevor Ariza, NBA Players, Portland Trail Blazers, Andre Miller, Denver Nuggets, Chicago Bulls, Joakim Noah, Jimmy Butler

WUSA-TV Washington

5 things you need to know Monday

Here are the five things you need to know, Monday, April 21, 2014. 5. Singer Chris Brown's assault trial begins today in DC.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Heat willing to adjust, but have their footing, unlike Bobcats

The adjustments were immediate, with the potential for a dramatically different look by Charlotte in Wednesday's Game 2 at AmericanAirlines Arena .

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Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, James Jones, Dwyane Wade, Udonis Haslem, Chris Bosh, Orlando Magic, Rashard Lewis

RosenBlog

Wait, why were teams afraid to face the Bulls?

They shredded the league's best defense for 102 points and stopped the league's worst offense well enough to steal home-court advantage in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series at the United Center on Sunday night.

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Inside Bay Area

Kawakami: Mark Jackson's Warriors future will be judgment call

The Warriors players continue to rally around Mark Jackson and it's genuine because that locker room loves him.

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Related Topix: Sports, Golden State Warriors, NBA Basketball, Hilton Armstrong, Atlanta Hawks, Stephen Curry, NBA Players, Fred Hoiberg, Los Angeles Clippers, Los Angeles Lakers, Matt Barnes

BleacherReport

NBA Playoffs 2014: Projecting 1st-Round Upsets Following Surprise Game 1 Results

There were a number of directions we expected the NBA playoffs to take when the games tipped off on Saturday, but no one could have predicted everything that we saw in the first two days.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Golden State Warriors, Atlanta Hawks, NBA Players, Kyle Korver

The Washington Post

Column: Even Thibodeau can't defend this clunker

Chicago Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau, right, reacts to a call during the second half in Game 1 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Washington Wizards in Chicago, Sunday, April 20, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Michael Jordan, NBA Players, Joakim Noah, Milwaukee Bucks, Indiana Pacers, Mike Dunleavy

The New Zealand Herald

NBA Playoff Capsules

Nene dominated with 24 points and Trevor Ariza scored 18 as the Washington Wizards rallied from 13 points down to beat the Chicago Bulls 102-93 in their playoff opener on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Charlotte Bobcats, NBA Basketball, Miami Heat, New Orleans Hornets, Trevor Ariza, NBA Players, John Wall, Marcin Gortat, Phoenix Suns, Orlando Magic

Sun Apr 20, 2014

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

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

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

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