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Hawks swoop for win over top-seeded pacers

The Atlanta Hawks surprised the top-seeded Indiana Pacers 101-93 in the opening game of their NBA Eastern Conference first-round playoff series.

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Related Topix: Sports, Atlanta Hawks, NBA Basketball, Jeff Teague, Pero Antic, NBA Players, Indiana Pacers, Paul George

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Raptors Republic

Video: DeMar DeRozan vs Nets in Game 1 - It's Not Pretty

He had a miserable game, mostly of his own doing rather than due to strenuous Nets defense.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, DeMar DeRozan, NBA Players, Milwaukee Bucks, Sacramento Kings, Landry Fields, John Salmons, New York Knicks

Madison Publishing

Raptors GM Ujiri shows off his feisty side with pre-game Brooklyn slur

Toronto Raptors fans gather at Maple Leaf Square before the opening game of the NBA basketball playoffs between the Raptors and the Brooklyn Nets in Toronto, Saturday, April 19, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball

Rock Hill Herald

Williams scores 24 as Nets beat Raptors 94-87

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

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

Hardwood Paroxysm

Halftime Thoughts - Brooklyn Nets Vs. Toronto Raptors Game 1

Apr 19, 2014; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; A decal painted on the floorboards prior to game one during the first round of the 2014 NBA Playoffs between the Toronto Raptors and the Brooklyn Nets at Air Canada Centre.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Jonas Valanciunas, DeMar DeRozan, NBA Players, New Jersey Nets

Rock Hill Herald

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, NBA Basketball, Houston Rockets, Patrick Patterson, NBA Players

OhNoTheyDidnt

Hear Drake narrate the Toronto Raptors' playoffs ad campaign "We The North"

Drake is taking his title as "global ambassador" for the Toronto Raptors very, very seriously.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Canada.com

Mutual admiration between Raptors, Nets coaches

Dwane CaA sey had made the joke beA fore. It has beA come his go-to line when a reA porA ter asks him about his forA merA ly frosty reA laA tionA ship with star point guard Kyle Lowry, which hapA pens with freA quency.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Kyle Lowry, NBA Players, Houston Rockets, DeMar DeRozan

Torontoist

The Bandwagon-Jumper's Guide to the Toronto Raptors

Wait, the Raptors? Aren't they sort of traditionally bad? Didn't you, in Heroes and Villains 2013, say that the Raptors were playing badly ? Well, yes-they were bad.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Kyle Lowry, NBA Players, Houston Rockets, Miami Heat, Sacramento Kings, Oklahoma City Thunder

Las Cruces Sun-News

COMMENTARY: Should Sim stay or should he go?

After two years at New Mexico State University, Sim Bhullar could test his stock in the 2014 NBA Draft.

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Related Topix: Sim Bhullar, Sports, John Lucas, Houston Rockets, Yao Ming, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, NBA Players, NCAA Women's Basketball, New Mexico State University NCAA, NCAA Sports, New Mexico State Aggies Women's Basketball, Opinion

The Chronicle Herald

Playoff experience the early theme in Toronto Raptors-Brooklyn Nets series

While Toronto's point guard wouldn't repeat his speech for reporters - "That's for me and my guys to know" - any words of wisdom are much appreciated by this young Raptors playoff team.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, New Jersey Nets, Miami Heat, LeBron James, NBA Players

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, NBA Basketball, Kyle Lowry, NBA Players, Houston Rockets, Jonas Valanciunas, DeMar DeRozan, Terrence Ross

Raptors Republic

2013-14 Raptors now litter franchise leaderboards

It's been quite the season for the Toronto Raptors. What we'll likely remember about this season years from now is "48," the team's win total for the year, the most ever in franchise history.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Antonio Davis, Terrence Ross, Amir Johnson, NBA Players, Chris Childs

The Times Leader

NBA Playoff Preview Capsules

Season Series: Tied, 2-2. Indiana posted a pair of victories two weeks apart in February, but the Hawks won the first and last meetings.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, New Jersey Nets, Miami Heat, Atlanta Hawks, Indiana Pacers, Chicago Bulls

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Ohio.com

Cavaliers players defend Mike Brown, want him to return as coach

INDEPENDENCE: They didn't always play hard for him, and at times they didn't seem to understand him.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Cleveland Cavaliers, New Orleans Hornets, Golden State Warriors, Dion Waiters, Kyrie Irving, Jarrett Jack, NBA Players

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, Atlanta Hawks, New Jersey Nets, Devin Harris, Dirk Nowitzki, Utah Jazz

The Washington Post

Sacramento Kings' 'new era' off to slow start

This season was supposed to be the start of a "new era" for the Sacramento Kings, as owner Vivek Ranadive proclaimed over and over again when he took over last year.

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Related Topix: Sports, Sacramento Kings, NBA Basketball, Minnesota Timberwolves, Los Angeles Clippers, Rudy Gay, Derrick Williams, Reggie Evans, Isaiah Thomas, NBA Players, Memphis Grizzlies, DeMarcus Cousins

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Indiana faces deadline on new education standards

As we approach the Easter weekend, some local churches are using this time to stand in unity praying for peace.

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Related Topix: Sports, Indiana Pacers, NBA Basketball, Rasual Butler, Los Angeles Clippers, Chris Copeland, Chicago Bulls, NBA Players, New York Knicks

Newsday

Nets fall to the Cavaliers, will face Raptors as sixth seed

There would've been more of a Groundhog Day feel to things if the Nets threw out a semi-recognizable starting lineup, like the multimillion-dollar quintet they trotted out here some 24 weeks ago.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, New Jersey Nets, Kyle Lowry, DeMar DeRozan, NBA Players, Houston Rockets

SFGate

Knicks beat Raptors, who get No. 3 seed anyway

Toronto Raptors' Jonas Valanciunas and Amir Johnson defend New York Knicks' Amar'e Stoudemire during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in New York.

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Related Topix: Sports, New York Knicks, NBA Basketball, Denver Nuggets, J.R. Smith, NBA Players, Carmelo Anthony, Tyson Chandler, Oklahoma City Thunder, Cole Aldrich, Houston Rockets, Dallas Mavericks

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