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3 hrs ago | News Observer

Aldridge leads Portland over Houston 122-120 in OT

Lillard did just that, finishing with 31 points and making the go-ahead free throws in overtime to lift the Trail Blazers to a 122-120 victory over the Houston Rockets on Sunday night in a thrilling first-round series opener.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Houston Texans, Portland Trail Blazers, NBA Basketball, LaMarcus Aldridge, NBA Players, Damian Lillard, New Orleans Hornets, Nicolas Batum, Robin Lopez

8 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

NBA Playoff Capsules

Nene dominated with 24 points and Trevor Ariza scored 18 as the Washington Wizards rallied from 13 points down to beat the Chicago Bulls 102-93 in their playoff opener on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Charlotte Bobcats, NBA Basketball, Miami Heat, Washington Wizards, New Orleans Hornets, Trevor Ariza, NBA Players, John Wall, Marcin Gortat, Orlando Magic

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Journalgazette.net

Nene dominates, Wizards rally past Bulls, 102-93

Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal , center, drives to the basket against Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah, left, and forward Carlos Boozer during the first half in Game 1 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series in Chicago, Sunday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Washington Wizards, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, New Orleans Hornets, Bradley Beal, Trevor Ariza, NBA Players, John Wall, Marcin Gortat, Orlando Magic

Dallas Morning News

Cowlishaw: Where's the Hall of Famer? Dirk disappears in Game 1

Mavericks Coach Rick Carlisle reminded everyone after the game that Dirk Nowitzki and Tim Duncan are two of the 10 greatest NBA players ever, either in scoring or in a general evaluation of their skills.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dallas Mavericks, NBA Basketball, Milwaukee Bucks, Orlando Magic, New Jersey Nets, Vince Carter, Golden State Warriors, Dirk Nowitzki, NBA Players, Brandan Wright, Monta Ellis, San Antonio Spurs, Opinion

The Oregonian

Trail Blazers-Rockets: Robin Lopez vs. Dwight Howard, who wins the matchup?: Poll

They're both huge centers, skilled and capable of dictating the outcome of a game.

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Related Topix: Sports, Portland Trail Blazers, NBA Basketball, Houston Rockets, Dwight Howard, Los Angeles Lakers, New Orleans Hornets, Orlando Magic, NBA Players, Robin Lopez

BleacherReport

What Washington Wizards Need from John Wall During Playoffs

Washington Wizards point guard John Wall is a 23-year-old blossoming superstar. These playoffs are his first opportunity to show a national audience just how great he can be in games that matter.

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Related Topix: Sports, Washington Wizards, NBA Basketball, John Wall, NBA Players, Marcin Gortat, Orlando Magic, Charlotte Bobcats, Kemba Walker

Valley of the Suns

Phoenix Suns set on becoming 'elite,' need another star

In their first full season with the Phoenix Suns, GM Ryan McDonough and head coach Jeff Hornacek took the team from bad to good.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Archie Goodwin, NBA Players, Alex Len

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Marin Independent Journal

Thompson: Klay Thompson answers challenge in Game 1 win over Clippers

But that didn't seem to throw the Warriors off their game too much because they had another playmaker: Klay Thompson.

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Related Topix: Sports, Golden State Warriors, NBA Basketball, Klay Thompson, NBA Players, Draymond Green, Jermaine O'Neal, Boston Celtics, Los Angeles Clippers, New Orleans Hornets, Chris Paul

Star-Telegram.com

Spurs have edge over Mavericks in playoffs

The top-seeded San Antonio Spurs swept the regular-season series against the eighth-seeded Dallas Mavericks 4-0.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, Dallas Mavericks, Jae Crowder, Orlando Magic, Vince Carter, Wayne Ellington, Minnesota Timberwolves, DeJuan Blair, NBA Players, Memphis Grizzlies

The Washington Post

Resilient Bulls brace for next obstacle: Wizards

Never mind all they overcame. The only obstacle that matters now for the Chicago Bulls is the one in front of them.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Joakim Noah, Derrick Rose, NBA Players, Washington Wizards, John Wall, Marcin Gortat, Orlando Magic

BleacherReport

Final Regular Season Grades for Every Phoenix Suns Player

Despite missing out on the playoffs in the Western Conference, the Phoenix Suns finished their Cinderella season with 48 wins - 23 more than they won in 2012-13 and dozens more than most thought they win this year.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Toronto Raptors, Los Angeles Lakers, Gerald Green, Indiana Pacers, Leandro Barbosa, New Jersey Nets, Archie Goodwin, Dallas Mavericks, NBA Players, Boston Celtics, Washington Wizards, Orlando Magic, Shavlik Randolph, Miami Heat, Ish Smith

Blue Man Hoop

How Do The Golden State Warriors Contain Blake Griffin?

Without Andrew Bogut patrolling the Warriors basket, the surprisingly stellar Warriors defense is in need of some emergency backup in stopping Blake Griffin .

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Related Topix: Sports, Golden State Warriors, NBA Basketball, Milwaukee Bucks, NBA Players, Andrew Bogut, Los Angeles Lakers, Steve Blake, Jermaine O'Neal, Boston Celtics, Los Angeles Clippers, Blake Griffin

Lincoln Daily News

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, NBA Players, Atlanta Hawks, New Orleans Hornets, Kobe Bryant, New Jersey Nets, Jordan Farmar, Xavier Henry, Memphis Grizzlies

Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Washington Post

Wizards will send 18th pick to Phoenix

With their 118-102 victory over the Boston Celtics in the season finale, the Wizards matched the Brooklyn Nets at 44-38 and moved into the fifth seed in the Eastern Conference by virtue of winning the tiebreaker because of sweeping the regular season series, 3-0.

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Related Topix: Sports, Washington Wizards, NBA Basketball, Portland Trail Blazers, John Wall, Marcin Gortat, Bradley Beal, Andre Miller, Orlando Magic, NBA Players, Otto Porter Jr., Denver Nuggets

Pasadena Star-News

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, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Steve Nash, Kobe Bryant, NBA Players, Pau Gasol

ArizonaSports.com

The 5: Most impressive Phoenix Suns wins of the 2013-14 season

School: ASU Started with Bonneville Phoenix: June 2013 Moved to Arizona: Summer of '93 -- right after Suns' run to the Finals Favorite sports memory: Staying up late to watch Jake Plummer and ASU shut out top-ranked Nebraska in '96 Favorite all-time athletes: Ben Wallace, Wayman Tisdale, Pat Tillman Favorite sports movies: Field of Dreams, White ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Markieff Morris, NBA Players, Los Angeles Lakers, Gerald Green, Indiana Pacers, New Jersey Nets, Houston Rockets, Los Angeles Clippers, P.J. Tucker, Dallas Mavericks, Marcus Morris, Eric Bledsoe

Sun-N-Gun

Morning Sunshine: Phoenix Suns News

Apr 12, 2014; Dallas, TX, USA; Phoenix Suns guard Gerald Green is fouled by Dallas Mavericks guard Monta Ellis during the first half at the American Airlines Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Los Angeles Lakers, Gerald Green, Indiana Pacers, New Jersey Nets, Dallas Mavericks, NBA Players, Goran Dragic, Houston Rockets, Milwaukee Bucks, Golden State Warriors, Monta Ellis

Raptors Republic

Morning Coffee - Thu, Apr 17

No need to go too in depth on this one as New York gets the win due to the lack of playing time from Toronto's key players.

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, Steve Novak, New York Knicks, Houston Rockets, Kyle Lowry, Los Angeles Clippers, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Players, Nando de Colo, DeMar DeRozan, Dwight Buycks

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, NBA Basketball, Los Angeles Lakers, Goran Dragic, Gerald Green, Indiana Pacers, New Jersey Nets, Markieff Morris, Houston Rockets, Dallas Mavericks, Miles Plumlee, NBA Players, Channing Frye

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Marin Independent Journal

Warriors notebook: Jermaine O'Neal ready for playoff challenge

It's hardly a revelation that the Warriors face an awesome task trying to beat the Los Angeles Clippers in the Western Conference playoffs without center Andrew Bogut.

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Related Topix: Sports, Golden State Warriors, NBA Basketball, Milwaukee Bucks, NBA Players, Jermaine O'Neal, Boston Celtics, Andrew Bogut, David Lee, Draymond Green, Harrison Barnes

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