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4 hrs ago | The Progress-Index

Big 3 get help as Heat win Game 1

Each of the last two Miami championship runs has been highlighted by moments where a sharpshooter enters a game and immediately provides a surprise spark.

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Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, Ray Allen, Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, Chris Andersen, Shane Battier, NBA Players, Memphis Grizzlies, Denver Nuggets, Boston Celtics

8 hrs ago | TheCourier.com

Aldridge leads Portland over Houston 122-120 in OT

Houston Rockets' Patrick Beverley shoots past Portland Trail Blazers' LaMarcus Aldridge and Damian Lillard during the first half in Game 1 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series, Sunday, April 20, 2014, in Houston.

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Related Topix: Sports, Portland Trail Blazers, NBA Basketball, Patrick Beverley, Miami Heat, NBA Players, Chandler Parsons, Dwight Howard, Los Angeles Lakers, Francisco Garcia, Orlando Magic, Sacramento Kings

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Nanaimo Daily News

Houston's Slim Thug, Bun B drop Rockets' rap before playoff game after request from GM Morey

Daryl Morey is not only the general manager of the Houston Rockets and a graduate of MIT, he's also a fan of Houston's rap scene.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball

BleacherReport

Dallas Mavericks vs. San Antonio Spurs: Postgame Grades and Analysis

The San Antonio Spurs defeated the Dallas Mavericks 90-85 in Game 1 of the Western Conference quarterfinals Sunday afternoon behind a game-high 27 points and seven rebounds from Tim Duncan.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, Tony Parker, Tim Duncan, NBA Players, Manu Ginobili, Dallas Mavericks, Milwaukee Bucks, Sacramento Kings, Samuel Dalembert

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Thunder, Grizzlies look to control pace in Game 2

Pace was a word in fashion after Oklahoma City's 100-86 win over Memphis in their first-round playoff opener.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Memphis Grizzlies, Oklahoma City Thunder, Courtney Lee, Marc Gasol, Zach Randolph, NBA Players, Kevin Durant, Boston Celtics

Saving the Skyhook

NBA Playoffs Preview: Houston Rockets vs. Portland Trail Blazers

The Rockets certainly weren't playing poorly early on this year-they were 21-13 after December-but they took off in the New Year, going on a 23-6 stretch to open 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Chandler Parsons, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Players, James Harden, Dwight Howard, Los Angeles Lakers, Orlando Magic, New York Knicks, Golden State Warriors, Jeremy Lin, Terrence Jones

WKXW-FM Trenton

Williams scores 24 as Nets beat Raptors 94-87

The Brooklyn Nets made a case for the important of playoff experience in their opening victory over the Toronto Raptors.

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, DeMar DeRozan, New Orleans Hornets, Greivis Vasquez, Patrick Patterson, NBA Players, Alvin Williams, Memphis Grizzlies, New Jersey Nets

Examiner.com

NBA playoffs teams cheerleaders with hottest bodies in 2014

The following is a list and slideshow of 20 photos of the cheerleaders with the hottest bodies from teams that are in the NBA Playoffs in 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, NBA Players, Kevin Durant, Derrick Rose

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Hawks take 1-0 lead by rolling past Pacers 101-93

As his teammates set up around the 3-point line, Teague simply blew through open lanes to the basket repeatedly.

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Related Topix: Sports, Indiana Pacers, NBA Basketball, Atlanta Hawks, DeMarre Carroll, David West, Denver Nuggets, Roy Hibbert, New Orleans Hornets, San Antonio Spurs, George Hill, Utah Jazz, NBA Players, Memphis Grizzlies

Portland Tribune

LA and T. Jones -- Aldridge-Jones a study in contrasts

A look at the composite box from the four regular-season meetings between Portland and Houston suggests there is no comparison between the teams' starting power forwards.

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Related Topix: Sports, Portland Trail Blazers, NBA Basketball, LaMarcus Aldridge, NBA Players, Terrence Jones, University of Kentucky NCAA, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Kentucky Wildcats NCAA Basketball, Clyde Drexler

Raptors Republic

Quick Reaction: Nets 94, Raptors 87 - Game 1

Got predictably torn apart by Pierce in the first, as Casey chose to stick with the two-big lineup, at least to start.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, New Jersey Nets, Toronto Raptors, Kyle Lowry, Milwaukee Bucks, Sacramento Kings, John Salmons, NBA Players

Merced Sun-Star

Mark Story: John Calipari says it's OK to come to Kentucky and not be one-and-done, too

From a players perspective, putting one's self in line to become a millionaire with one decision is something to be celebrated.

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Related Topix: Enes Kanter, Sports, University of Kentucky NCAA, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Kentucky Wildcats NCAA Basketball, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, Patrick Patterson, NBA Players

The Oregonian

Trail Blazers-Rockets roundtable: What shortcoming do the Blazers need to clean up from...

As we await Sunday's Game 1 of the first-round playoff series between the Portland Trail Blazers and Houston Rockets, we asked our writers who cover the Blazers five questions about what Portland needs to do to win the best-of-seven series.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Players, James Harden, Dwight Howard, Los Angeles Lakers, Orlando Magic, Portland Trail Blazers

Albany Times Union

Lillard looks to first postseason with Portland

Last season Lillard ran away with the league's Rookie of the Year race, leading all first-year players with a 19-point scoring average.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Portland Trail Blazers, LaMarcus Aldridge, NBA Players, Los Angeles Clippers, Mo Williams, Utah Jazz, Cleveland Cavaliers, Miami Heat, Patrick Beverley

Fri Apr 18, 2014

ESPN

Clips' Redick talks strategy going into Game 1

Bruce Bowen discusses the most intriguing first-round matchup in the Western Conference, the lower seed with the best chance to win in the first round and which star duo he will be watching in the first round.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA Basketball, Golden State Warriors, Philadelphia 76ers, Andre Iguodala, Klay Thompson, NBA Players, Denver Nuggets

SFGate

Raptors unfazed by talk of Nets tanking

The Toronto Raptors won the Atlantic Division and set a franchise record with 48 wins.

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, New Jersey Nets, Terrence Ross, NBA Players, Kyle Lowry, Jonas Valanciunas, DeMar DeRozan

Raptors Republic

Season in Review

It's honestly, truly been a wild ride from October to now, and I don't think many thought the 2013-14 Toronto Raptors would be about to host a playoff series for the first time since 2006-07, or even be making their first playoff appearance since 2007-08.

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, Kyle Lowry, NBA Players, Jonas Valanciunas, DeMar DeRozan, Terrence Ross

Sir Charles in Charge

2014 NBA Playoffs: Previewing the Houston Rockets

Apr 11, 2014; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Timberwolves forward Dante Cunningham Houston Rockets guard James Harden and Houston Rockets forward Chandler Parsons rebound in the fourth quarter at Target Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Chandler Parsons, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Players, James Harden, Dwight Howard, Los Angeles Lakers, Omer Asik, Patrick Beverley, Orlando Magic, Miami Heat, Chicago Bulls

KAZR-FM Des Moines

Heat playoff run could decide Jamesa future in Miami

The Miami Heat may not be entering the playoffs as the top seed but they are still very much the team to beat, and anything less than a third consecutive NBA title could lead to the breakup of their Big Three.

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Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, Chris Bosh, NBA Players, Oklahoma City Thunder

KARE-TV Minneapolis

How the Thunder followed the Spurs' recipe for success

He had plenty of time to watch closely in May 2011, after a New Year's Day knee injury sidelined him for the Dallas Mavericks' championship run and left Butler serving as an unofficial assistant coach.

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Related Topix: Sports, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Basketball, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Players, Kevin Durant, Tim Duncan, James Harden

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