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1 hr ago | The Washington Post

NBA Capsules

Jeff Teague scored a playoff career-high 28 points and Paul Millsap added 25 as eighth-seeded Atlanta rolled past top-seeded Indiana 101-93 on Saturday night, taking a 1-0 lead in the best-of-seven series.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Clippers, Golden State Warriors, NBA Basketball, Atlanta Hawks, Jeff Teague, NBA Players, Paul Millsap, Utah Jazz

5 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Spurs haven't forgotten last season's disappointment

The general consensus is that the San Antonio Spurs will finish this year what they failed to finish last year and capture the 2014 NBA title.

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Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, Houston Rockets, San Antonio Spurs, Dallas Mavericks, Dwyane Wade, NBA Players

9 hrs ago | ABC News

Williams Scores 24 as Nets Beat Raptors 94-87

Deron Williams and Joe Johnson each scored 24 points, Paul Pierce scored nine of his 15 points in the final quarter and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Toronto Raptors 94-87 Saturday in Game 1 of their first round playoff series.

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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, Houston Rockets

13 hrs ago | Hardwood Paroxysm

Hidden Subplots of the 2014 NBA Playoffs

The NBA playoffs come with lots of intrigue on their own. For two and a half months we are treated to the league's best playing on the biggest stage.

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Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, Toronto Raptors, Chicago Bulls, Washington Wizards, Indiana Pacers

17 hrs ago | CBS Local

Robb: Celtics Offseason Overview

The Boston Celtics have started what will be the team's longest offseason since the 2006-07 season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Boston Celtics, Kelly Olynyk, NBA Players, Jared Sullinger, Joel Anthony, Rajon Rondo, Portland Trail Blazers, Miami Heat, Charlotte Bobcats, Gerald Wallace

22 hrs ago | Nets Daily

Brooklyn Nets big game pedigree - they've drunk a lot of champagne

It's one thing to count up post-season games for Nets players. It's another to add up their championships.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

New York Post

The Nets legacy of Deron Williams comes down to one thing

You can only sidestep the issue for so long, because it will find you. There is no avoiding the interrogation.

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BleacherReport

NBA Playoffs 2014: Bold Predictions for Game 1 Matchups

With the 2014 NBA playoffs set to begin on Saturday, the time for speculation is almost over.

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Related Topix: Sports, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Basketball, Memphis Grizzlies, Toronto Raptors, Washington Wizards, Houston Rockets

Bradenton.com

Utah's rebuilding season proves difficult

Both slogged through the second-worst record since the team moved to Utah in 1979.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Utah Jazz, Atlanta Hawks, Golden State Warriors, San Antonio Spurs, Derrick Favors, Marvin Williams, Trey Burke, Alec Burks, NBA Players, Richard Jefferson

CBS Local

Lichtenstein's Playoff Preview: Nets Will Get Past Raptors, But It Won't Be Easy

No, there were too many variables outside of the Nets' control that affected the top eight slots in the Eastern Conference for Brooklyn to have any such master plan.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Toronto Raptors, Amir Johnson, NBA Players, Jason Kidd, Dallas Mavericks, New York Knicks

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, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Steve Nash, Phoenix Suns, NBA Players, Atlanta Hawks, New Orleans Hornets, Kobe Bryant, 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, Los Angeles Lakers, Goran Dragic, Gerald Green, Indiana Pacers, Markieff Morris, Houston Rockets, Dallas Mavericks, Miles Plumlee, NBA Players, Channing Frye

The Indianapolis Star

Brad Stevens is secure despite tough first season as Celtics...

The third-worst season in Boston Celtics history is over, leaving Danny Ainge with plenty of problems as he continues to rebuild the team.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Boston Celtics, Kelly Olynyk, Oklahoma City Thunder, Jeff Green, Rajon Rondo, Portland Trail Blazers, Avery Bradley, Charlotte Bobcats, NBA Players, Gerald Wallace

CBS Local

Ellis Plays Key Role In Mavs' Playoff Berth

Monta Ellis had just missed a jumper that could have lifted Dallas out of a matchup with top-seeded San Antonio in the first round of the playoffs.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dallas Mavericks, NBA Basketball, Milwaukee Bucks, Golden State Warriors, NBA Players, Monta Ellis, Jose Calderon, Toronto Raptors, Atlanta Hawks, Devin Harris, Dirk Nowitzki, Utah Jazz

Rock Hill Herald

Ellis plays key role in Mavs' playoff berth

So it comes as no surprise that the guard simply says "the standings is 0-0" with the Mavericks getting ready for a first-round playoff series with a San Antonio team they haven't beaten in more than two years.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dallas Mavericks, NBA Basketball, Jose Calderon, Toronto Raptors, Atlanta Hawks, Dirk Nowitzki, Utah Jazz, NBA Players, Devin Harris

The News Tribune

Preview capsules of the NBA 1st-round series

In this June 18, 2013 file photo, San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker, right, and Miami Heat small forward LeBron James collide during the second half of Game 6 of the NBA Finals in Miami.

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Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, Atlanta Hawks, Toronto Raptors, Indiana Pacers, Charlotte Bobcats

Lake Show Life

LSL Roundtable: End of Season Awards

Apr 8, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Lakers guard Steve Nash is congratulated by teammates Jodie Meeks , Nick Young and Jordan Farmar after passing Mark Jackson to move into third on the all-time NBA assist list in the second quarter against the Houston Rockets at Staples Center.

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CBS Local

Grande: NBA Awards And Celtics' Lottery Odds

We get our year-end award ballots from the NBA in early April. I know people that open the file, fill them out and are done with them in ten minutes.

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Reuters

Billionaire Usmanov remains Russia's richest tycoon: Forbes

Alisher Usmanov is Russia's richest tycoon for the third year in a row, with wealth of $18.6 billion, after selling his stake in the social media website Facebook, according to the latest report by the U.S. magazine Forbes.

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News Herald

Nets rest starters, lose 114-85 to Cavaliers

Brooklyn coach Jason Kidd sat his starters for the season finale and the Nets wound up with the No.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Cleveland Cavaliers, Tyler Zeller, Dion Waiters, Luol Deng, Kyrie Irving, Chicago Bulls, NBA Players

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