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3 hrs ago | ArcaMax Publishing

NBA says Clippers' Chris Paul was fouled on critical play

The NBA issued a statement Sunday that said Clippers point guard Chris Paul was fouled by Golden State forward Draymond Green when he lost control of the ball and should have been awarded two free throws during Game 1 of the first-round playoff series Saturday at Staples Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA Basketball, New Orleans Hornets, Golden State Warriors, Chris Paul, NBA Players, Draymond Green, Steve Blake

7 hrs ago | KOLO-TV Reno

James, Wade Lead Heat Past Bobcats 99-88 in Game 1

LeBron James scored 27 points, Dwyane Wade added 23 and the Miami Heat used a late charge to beat the Charlotte Bobcats 99-88 on Sunday in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference first-round series.

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Related Topix: Sports, Charlotte Bobcats, NBA Basketball, Miami Heat, Josh McRoberts, Indiana Pacers, Al Jefferson, Orlando Magic, Gary Neal, San Antonio Spurs, Utah Jazz, NBA Players, Kemba Walker

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

14 hrs ago | Portland Tribune

EGGERS: Picking a run-and-gun Blazers-Rockets series

Everything seemed pretty loosey-goosey as the Trail Blazers wrapped up their practice session Saturday night at the Toyota Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, Houston Rockets, NBA Basketball, Dwight Howard, Orlando Magic, NBA Players, Chandler Parsons, Patrick Beverley, New York Knicks, Miami Heat, Golden State Warriors, Jeremy Lin, Terrence Jones

19 hrs ago | BleacherReport

NBA Rumors: Latest Buzz on Carmelo Anthony, Grant Hill and Pau Gasol

Carmelo Anthony is stuck watching the playoffs as a spectator after an abysmal season with the New York Knicks.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, New York Knicks, Carmelo Anthony, NBA Players, Denver Nuggets, Pau Gasol, Joe Dumars

23 hrs ago | My San Antonio

Howard, Rockets starving for title

The presentation - exhaustive, high-tech and prepared over months of painstaking work to convince Dwight Howard to come to Houston - was ready, but not enough.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Houston Rockets, Chandler Parsons, Dwight Howard, Oklahoma City Thunder, Orlando Magic, NBA Players, James Harden

Sat Apr 19, 2014

BleacherReport

Golden State Warriors vs. Los Angeles Clippers: Postgame Grades and Analysis

Game 1 of the first-round series between the Golden State Warriors and Los Angeles Clippers delivered, as the Warriors won what turned into a battle by a final score of 109-105 .

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA Basketball, New Orleans Hornets, J.J. Redick, Chris Paul, Matt Barnes, Blake Griffin, Orlando Magic, NBA Players, Glen Davis, Boston Celtics

The Washington Post

Rockets host Portland in first-round of playoffs

A year later and with the addition of Dwight Howard, the Rockets are back in the postseason and looking to make some noise.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Houston Rockets, Chandler Parsons, Dwight Howard, Orlando Magic, NBA Players

CBS Sports

Bynum out for Pacers' first-round series vs. Hawks

The Indiana Pacers certainly weren't counting on him but if you were wondering whether or not Andrew Bynum would make his first playoff appearance since 2012, it won't happen in the first round against the Atlanta Hawks.

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Related Topix: Sports, Philadelphia 76ers, Indiana Pacers, Andrew Bynum, NBA Players

Breitbart.com

Kobe, the Movie: Showtime Makes Film on Lakers Star

If Kobe Bryant vacationing in France while his Lakers brethren finished out the season didn't clue you in that Kobe is all about Kobe, then perhaps a new documentary will persuade.

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Related Topix: Sports, Kobe Bryant, NBA Basketball, NBA Players

Yahoo!

Lakers, Knicks, Celtics miss playoffs, seek help

For the first time in NBA history, the Los Angeles Lakers, Boston Celtics and New York Knicks are all absent from the playoffs in the same season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, New York Knicks, Carmelo Anthony, NBA Players, Denver Nuggets, Boston Celtics

Fri Apr 18, 2014

News Observer

Bobcats followed plan to 2014 NBA playoffs

Charlotte Bobcats, from left, Al Jefferson , Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Josh McRoberts, Gerald Henderson and Kemba Walker huddle during a timeout against the Chicago Bulls in Wednesday's game at Time Warner Cable Arena.

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Related Topix: Sports, Charlotte Bobcats, NBA Basketball, Al Jefferson, Utah Jazz, NBA Players, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Kemba Walker, Josh McRoberts, Indiana Pacers, Gerald Henderson, Orlando Magic

Press-Telegram

Connecting the dots, Lakers coach Mike Da Antoni isna t going down the rabbit hole

Los Angeles Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak during a press conference held at the Toyota Sports Center, El Segundo Calif., Friday, April 18, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Steve Nash, Kobe Bryant, Phoenix Suns, NBA Players, Pau Gasol

Northern Michigan News

Warriors and Clippers take dislike to playoffs

As much as the Los Angeles Clippers and Golden State Warriors don't like each other, they're a lot alike in some ways.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Clippers, Golden State Warriors, NBA Basketball, Matt Barnes, Draymond Green, Blake Griffin, Phoenix Suns, NBA Players, Jermaine O'Neal, Boston Celtics

The Miami Herald

Bobcats F Douglas-Roberts makes most of 2nd chance

In this April 14, 2014 file photo, Charlotte Bobcats guard Chris Douglas-Roberts hits the game-winning shot against Atlanta Hawks' Louis Williams and Mike Muscala as time expires in the second half of an NBA basketball game in Atlanta.

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Related Topix: Sports, Charlotte Bobcats, NBA Basketball, Milwaukee Bucks, NBA Players, Chris Douglas-Roberts, Atlanta Hawks, Mike Muscala, Philadelphia 76ers, Louis Williams

Examiner.com

Five keys for the Rockets to beat Portland and advance to Round 2

With the NBA playoffs beginning this weekend, the Rockets find themselves with home-court advantage in the first round of the playoffs, a favorable matchup with a team they should handle in Round 1 and an opportunity to make some waves in the brutal Western Conference.

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Related Topix: Sports, Houston Rockets, NBA Basketball, Dwight Howard, Oklahoma City Thunder, Orlando Magic, NBA Players, James Harden, Chandler Parsons, New York Knicks, Golden State Warriors, Jeremy Lin

Journal and Courier

Pacers' Hibbert faces tough matchup in Hawks' AnticPacers' Hibbert...

The Atlanta Hawks' 31-year-old rookie center from Macedonia averaged 17 points and shot 72 percent from the field - including 60 percent from 3-point range - in two games against Indiana this year.

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Related Topix: Sports, Indiana Pacers, NBA Basketball, Atlanta Hawks, Roy Hibbert, Dallas Mavericks, Philadelphia 76ers, Ian Mahinmi, Andrew Bynum, Paul George, NBA Players

Reuters

Quo Vadis? An apt query for frustrated Lakers fans

The title of the historical novel "Quo Vadis" is an apt question for frustrated Los Angeles Lakers fans to ask of players and coaches after the team's nightmare 2013-14 NBA campaign came to an end.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Steve Nash, Phoenix Suns, NBA Players, Atlanta Hawks, New Orleans Hornets, Kobe Bryant, New Jersey Nets, Jordan Farmar, Xavier Henry, Memphis Grizzlies

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Miami Herald

Breakout seasons abound for surprising Suns

A team loaded with castoffs would tank the year to get a top draft pick. Then this scrappy, energetic squad started playing, and winning.

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Related Topix: Sports, Phoenix Suns, NBA Basketball, Goran Dragic, Gerald Green, Indiana Pacers, New Jersey Nets, Markieff Morris, Houston Rockets, Dallas Mavericks, Miles Plumlee, NBA Players, Channing Frye

Press-Telegram

For once, Pau Gasol has leverage with the Lakers

As it has been for the past three years, Pau Gasol visited the Lakers' training facility Thursday for what might have marked the final time.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Pau Gasol, Houston Rockets, NBA Players, Jordan Hill, Philadelphia 76ers, Washington Wizards, Phoenix Suns, Wesley Johnson, Nick Young, Ryan Kelly, Minnesota Timberwolves, Los Angeles Clippers

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