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  1. Jason Kidd, Milwaukee Bucks Have Made Fascinating ProgressRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Rant Sports

    The Milwaukee Bucks will most likely lose in either six or seven games to the Chicago Bulls in Round 1 of the 2015 NBA playoffs, but they are still unquestionably one of the most fun teams to watch right now. No one expected the Bucks to be where they are right now, especially after a tumultuous offseason where they bizarrely hired Jason Kidd in a reported bad bluff gone wrong case when Kidd demanded more power from when he was head coach of the Brooklyn Nets , only to be denied and shipped off to Milwaukee to start fresh.

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  2. Blazers stave off elimination with 99-92 win over MemphisRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    Memphis Grizzlies guard Nick Calathes looks to pass as Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard defends during the first half in Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Monday, April 27, 2015, in Portland, Ore. Portland Trail Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge, left, works the ball in against Memphis Grizzlies forward Zach Randolph during the first half of Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in Portland, Ore., Monday, April 27, 2015.

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  3. Nets beat Hawks behind 35 from Williams, tie series at 2-2Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | Times Observer

    ... what was by far the best game of the series and perhaps the most memorable one in the 3-season history of NBA basketball in Brooklyn. "What a basketball game that was," Nets coach Lionel Hollins said. "To me, that's what playing this sport is all ...

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  4. Bucks avoid elimination again, beat Bulls in Game 5Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Star

    Michael Carter-Williams had 22 points and eight assists, Khris Middleton scored 21 points, and the Milwaukee Bucks avoided elimination again with a 94-88 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Monday night in Game 5 of their first-round playoff series. With a 3-2 lead, the Bulls will try to close it out again Thursday at Milwaukee.

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  5. National Basketball Association Playoff Game CapsulesRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Sports Network

    Deron Williams came alive and the Nets evened their first-round playoff series with the Hawks. The maligned point guard didn't just have his best offensive game of the series.

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  6. Blazers down Grizzlies to stave off eliminationRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Sports Network

    Playing with their backs against the wall and in front of their home crowd, the Portland Trail Blazers rallied for a win in Game 4 of their Western Conference quarterfinal series. Damian Lillard scored 32 points to lead the Blazers in a 99-92 win over the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday night.

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  7. Off Benching, Williams Stars as Nets Tie Series with HawksRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | NBC New York

    APRIL 27: Deron Williams #8 of the Brooklyn Nets goes to the hoop in the second half against Jeff Teague #0 of the Atlanta Hawks during game four in the first round of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at Barclays Center on April 27, 2015 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.

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  8. Cavs guard J.R. Smith, Celtics center Kelly Olynyk suspendedRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Tribune-Chronicle

    The NBA has suspended Cavaliers guard J.R. Smith two games without pay and Celtics center Kelly Olynyk one game for their roles in separate incidents during a playoff game. Smith swung backward and smacked Boston's Jae Crowder in the face.

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  9. Cavs' Kevin Love out next series with dislocated shoulderRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Tribune-Chronicle

    Cavaliers forward Kevin Love will miss at least the team's next playoff series with a dislocated left shoulder, a damaging blow to Cleveland's NBA title hopes. Love was hurt in the first quarter of Sunday's win over Boston as the Cavs completed a first-round series sweep.

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  10. Cavs lose Love for second roundRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    There was concern about the status of Cleveland forward Kevin Love after he dislocated his left shoulder in Sunday's victory over Boston. It turns out, the injury will have a major impact on the Cavs' second-round playoff series.

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  11. Bucks avoid elimination again, beat Bulls 94-88 in Game 5Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

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  12. Bucks vs. Bulls: Carter-Williams, Middleton combine for 43 in 94-88 Game 5 victoryRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Brew Hoop

    Milwaukee hasn't gotten enough production from their starters in their opening playoff series with Chicago, but Khris Middleton and Michael Carter-Williams proved to be vital for Milwaukee in their Game 5 victory. The combo combined for 43 points and helped the Bucks snap a five-game losing streak to the Bulls in their 94-88 win on the road .

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  13. Williams shoulders load, unifies NetsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | NBA.com

    Deron Williams scored 35 points and dished out seven assists to help the Nets even the series versus the Hawks in OT, 120-115. - Deron Williams is not the easiest guy to rally around.

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  14. Clippers-Spurs a rare bit of intrigue in dud of a 1st roundRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | USA Today

    Clippers-Spurs a rare bit of intrigue in dud of a 1st round Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1zi2leC Sure, the Celtics-Cavaliers series got testy in Game 4. And Steph Curry's 3-pointer in the corner of Game 3 against New Orleans was something to behold. But the first round of the NBA playoffs has been a bit of a dud, with three sweeps already in the books and the Grizzlies, Bulls and Rockets each winning the first three games of their series.

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  15. Warriors trying to stay sharp while waiting for 2nd roundRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | USA Today

    Warriors trying to stay sharp while waiting for 2nd round Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1zi7Ytl OAKLAND, Calif. - If the Golden State Warriors are worried about a week off disrupting their rhythm, they sure have a strange way of showing it.

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  16. Carter-Williams steals show vs. RoseRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | ESPN

    The formula that works best for the Bucks against the Bulls has been strong play off the bench, while forcing turnovers. On April 27, 2004, The Denver Nuggets lost to the Timberwolves 84-82 in Game 4 of their first-round Western Conference playoff series.The Nuggets nearly won even though Carmelo Anthony shot 1-of-16 and got more points off them .

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  17. Cavs' Smith suspended two games; Boston's Olynyk out oneRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Chronicle-Telegram

    With power forward Kevin Love having just been ruled out for the Eastern Conference semifinals due to a dislocated left shoulder, the Cavs then learned shooting guard J.R. Smith had been suspended by the NBA for the first two games of the series. Smith was suspended - for the seventh time in his career - for the backward swing of his right arm, the back of his hand making contact with the face of Boston's Jae Crowder in the third quarter of Cleveland's 101-93 win Sunday in Game 4. The 6-foot-6, 220-pound Smith was given a Flagrant Foul 2 and ejected by game officials, with the league handing down its punishment Monday evening, just an hour after the Cavs had announced Love would miss the conference semifinals.

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  18. Cavs' Love will miss at least Eastern Conference semifinalsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Chronicle-Telegram

    The Cavaliers announced Monday evening that three-time All-Star power forward Kevin Love will miss the entire series, which will start Monday against the Chicago-Milwaukee winner, due to a shoulder injury suffered Sunday in a 101-93 series-clinching win in Boston. Love was diagnosed with "acute anterior inferior glenohumeral dislocation with corresponding ligament/labrum tearing & humeral head bone bruising," according to a press release issued by the Cavs. In layman's terms, the 26-year-old has a dislocated left shoulder, torn ligaments and a tear in his labrum.

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  19. Cavs sweep Celts as James scores 27Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Gleaner

    AP Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James passes the ball past Boston Celtics guard Phil Pressey, in the third quarter of a first-round NBA playoff basketball game in Boston on Sunday. The Cavaliers won 101-93.

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  20. Trail Blazers stave off elimination with 99-92 comeback win over Grizzlies: Game 4 RewindRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Oregonian

    The Portland Trail Blazers extended their season with a fourth quarter flurry, coming back from a 10-point deficit in the final eight minutes to pull out a 99-92 Game 4 win over the Memphis Grizzlies Monday night at the Moda Center. The Blazers were on the verge of summer vacation after an abysmal start to second half in which they missed their first ten shots and let the Grizzlies quickly take control of the game with a 16-2 run.

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