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  1. Mavericks vs. Rockets: Game 1 Score and Twitter Reaction from 2015 NBA PlayoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | BleacherReport

    The Houston Rockets posted a comprehensive 118-108 win over the Dallas Mavericks in Saturday's Game 1 at Toyota Center, riding a balanced scoring output and an all-around performance from James Harden to claim victory in their 2015 NBA playoff debut. Harden poured in 24 points and dished 11 assists, marking a playoff career high for helpers, despite shooting just 4-of-11 from the field.

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  2. NBA Playoffs: Mavericks vs. Rockets Game 1 - 2nd Half HighlightsRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | The Smoking Cuban

    Apr 18, 2015; Houston, TX, USA; Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki shouts after scoring a basket during the second quarter against the Houston Rockets in game one of the first round of the NBA Playoffs at Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports Despite 24 points from the Mavericks' G.O.A.T., things didn't end up quite the way we hoped in Game 1 of the 1st round NBA playoff series in the battle of Mavericks vs. Rockets.

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  3. By the Numbers: Mavericks Drop Series OpenerRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | The Smoking Cuban

    Apr 18, 2015; Houston, TX, USA; Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki controls the ball as Houston Rockets guard James Harden defends during the fourth quarter in game one of the first round of the NBA Playoffs at Toyota Center. The Rockets defeated the Mavericks 118-108.

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  4. Houston Rockets' Supporting Cast Makes Big Statement and Saturday NBA TakeawaysRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | BleacherReport

    The fuel had been poured. All the Houston Rockets needed to do was light the match and ignite the flame - which is exactly what they did in Saturday's 118-108 Game 1 win over the Dallas Mavericks.

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  5. National Basketball Association Playoff Game CapsulesRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Sports Network

    After blowing a fourth-quarter lead, the Washington Wizards only allowed four points in overtime in their 93-86 win over the Toronto Raptors in Game 1 of this Eastern Conference quarterfinal series. The fifth-seeded Wizards led by as many as 15 in the fourth quarter but could not hang on.

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  6. Kerr's playoff debutRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WTOL-TV Toledo

    In a year of firsts, former Wildcat turned Warriors shotcaller Steve Kerr coached in his very first NBA playoff game Saturday with a first-round win over the New Orleans Pelicans 106-99. Steph Curry had a star-studded performance Saturday by putting up 34 points, as did his "splash-brother" Klay Thompson who added 21 points of his own.

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  7. Situation is critical for Clippers' Chris PaulRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | ArcaMax Publishing

    He was so worked up in his first game as a varsity high school point guard after two years on the junior varsity that he cried after his team lost its opener. "I've had guys cry in the locker room after a last game," said David Laton, who coached Paul at West Forsyth High in Clemmons, N.C., "but not ever the first game."

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  8. Terrence Jones scores 19 points as Houston defeats Dallas in Game 1: NBA PlayoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Oregonian

    Dallas Mavericks' Chandler Parsons drives to the basket over Houston Rockets' Terrence Jones during the second half of game 1 in the first round of the NBA basketball playoffs Saturday, April 18, 2015, in Houston. Houston won 118-108.

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  9. Curry scores 34, Warriors beat Pelicans 106-99 in Game 1Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WHIO

    Stephen Curry carried the Golden State Warriors to a huge lead, waving his arms and flexing his muscles with one acrobatic shot after another. Curry scored 34 points with an MVP-worthy performance, and the Warriors went up big before holding off the Pelicans 106-99 in their playoff opener Saturday.

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  10. Townsend: Mavs' past comes back to haunt them as title-team castoffs...Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

    Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki fouls Houston Rockets center Clint Capela on a play during the first half of game 1 of the first round of the NBA playoffs at Toyota Center in Houston on Saturday, April 18, 2015. HOUSTON - Bathed in red, the inside of Toyota Center was unmistakably raucous Rocket, but the deeper thoughts of long-suffering fans occasionally bubbled forth.

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  11. NBA: Brewer, Harden lead Rockets past Mavericks; Bulls top Bucks in Rose's playoff returnRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Campbell Reporter

    James Harden had 24 points and Corey Brewer scored 13 of his 15 points in the fourth quarter to lead the Houston Rockets to a 118-108 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Saturday night in Game 1 of their Western Conference series. Brewer made three 3-pointers in about three minutes in the fourth to keep the Mavericks at bay.

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  12. Spurs face Clippers in NBA playoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Highlands Today

    The Los Angeles Clippers against the San Antonio Spurs? Players on both teams couldn't help thinking that this matchup belongs in a conference final, not the first round. Indeed, the Western Conference's superiority has led to four difficult matchups, but none more daunting than the 55-win defending champions as a No.

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  13. Milwaukee Bucks vs. Chicago Bulls: Postgame Grades and AnalysisRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | BleacherReport

    Behind the one-two punch of Jimmy Butler and Derrick Rose , the Chicago Bulls opened their 2015 playoff run with a 103-91 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday at the United Center. Butler finished with a game-high 25 points on 8-of-14 shooting, while Rose added 23 with a 9-of-16 performance.

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  14. Rockets take Game 1 win over MavericksRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

    HOUSTON The 3s were wild for Corey Brewer and the Houston Rockets Saturday night in Game 1 of the best-of seven first-round playoff series against Dallas. Brewer scored 12 points in the fourth quarter on three 3-point shots and a three-point play to carry the Rockets to a 118-108 win over the Mavericks.

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  15. Rose, Butler lead Bulls past Bucks, 103-91Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Erie Times News

    CHICAGO "" In his first playoff game since tearing his left ACL on April 28, 2012, Derrick Rose looked explosive in leading the Bulls to a 103-91 Game 1 victory over the Bucks Saturday night at the United Center. Rose, who sat out the second half of the Bulls" regular-season finale with left knee soreness, scored 23 points with seven assists in 27 minutes, several baskets of the spectacular variety.

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  16. Spurs v. Clippers: First Round Series PredictionRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Air Alamo

    February 19, 2015; Los Angeles, CA, USA; San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard controls the ball against the defense of Los Angeles Clippers forward Matt Barnes during the first half at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports This series has all the makings of a classic: San Antonio, a calculating sixth-seed, versus an athletic and opportune three-seed in Los Angeles.

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  17. Spurs Keys to Beating Lob CityRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Air Alamo

    Jan 31, 2015; San Antonio, TX, USA; San Antonio Spurs small forward Kawhi Leonard shoots the ball as Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan defends during the second half at AT&T Center. Mandatory Credit: Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports With the plethora of talents surrounding the Spurs finest basketball player in history, Duncan has generally been rather passive as a scorer this season.

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  18. Top-seeded Hawks look to recapture formRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Times-Herald

    After setting a franchise record for wins and claiming the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference, the Hawks host Brooklyn on Sunday to open the playoffs.

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  19. Hawks still have doubtersRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Times-Herald

    They won 60 games, which is the accepted NBA standard of greatness. They blew away everyone else in the Eastern Conference - including you, LeBron James.

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  20. Paul Pierce leads Wizards past RaptorsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | LongmontFYI

    Pierce scored five of his 20 points in overtime, Nene had 12 points and 13 rebounds, and the Washington Wizards beat Toronto 93-86 on Saturday in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series.

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