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  1. Rose, Butler lead Bulls past Bucks, 103-91Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    In his first playoff game since tearing his left ACL on April 28, 2012, Derrick Rose looked explosive in leading the Bulls to a 103-91 Game 1 victory over the Bucks Saturday night at the United Center. Rose, who sat out the second half of the Bulls' regular-season finale with left knee soreness, scored 23 points with seven assists in 27 minutes, several baskets of the spectacular variety.

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  2. Quoteboard for Rockets 118, Mavericks 108: "They traded me for a bag of chips"Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | Mavs Moneyball

    On Ellis and Parsons not getting it going: "We've got to quite turning the ball over, that's the first thing that we have to do. 17 turnovers for 23 points just sets the table for them in transition.

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  3. NBA play-offs: Stephen Curry stars for the Golden State Warriors as ...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    NBA play-offs: Stephen Curry stars for the Golden State Warriors as they defeated New Orleans in there opening play-off clash Point guard Stephen Curry nearly single-handedly outscored New Orleans with 11 first-quarter points as the Warriors built a 15-point lead and rolled to victory in Game One of their Western Conference first-round series. Golden State, the top seed in the West, picked up right where it left off in the regular season, recording a 19th straight home win and 40th in 42 games this year.

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  4. Harden has 24 points, Rockets beat Mavs 118-108 in Game 1Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    James Harden loves games like the one Houston had Saturday night. He had 24 points to lead the team in scoring as he usually does.

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  5. Rose scores 23, Bulls beat Bucks 103-91Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | MSNBC

    Derrick Rose had 23 points and seven assists in his first postseason game in three years, Jimmy Butler scored 25 points, and the Chicago Bulls opened the playoffs with a 103-91 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday night. Rose was at his fearless best, driving hard to the rim in the early going, and mixed in three 3-pointers in the second half.

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  6. Curry scores 34 as Golden State Warriors cruise past New Orleans PelicansRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Denver Post

    Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry points to a teammate after scoring during the second half in Game 1 of the NBA basketball playoffs against the New Orleans Pelicans Saturday, April 18, 2015, in Oakland, Calif. Golden State won 106-99.

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  7. Game 1: Evolutionary PressureRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Vallejo Times-Herald

    Did the Pelicans figure out the Warriors, or are the Warriors still figuring out themselves? That's the question posed by the Pelicans' frantic 40-22 run over Game 1's final 13 minutes. What should have been a laugher soon became no laughing matter, as the Warriors found themselves depending on foul shots by suddenly shaky shooters to cling to what was left of their once massive lead.

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  8. Houston Rockets' Supporting Cast Makes Big Statement and Saturday NBA TakeawaysRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Over The Monster

    After Mavericks owner Mark Cuban went on record bemoaning Houston's lack of depth in an interview with Grantland's Kirk Goldsberry , the Rockets stepped out and used a well-rounded effort to dispatch the Mavericks in the opening act of their Texas tangle. Per usual, James Harden strutted his MVP-caliber stuff to the tune of 24 points , 11 assists and two rebounds.

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  9. San Antonio Spurs at Los Angeles Clippers: Game 1 Prediction, Key Players, InjuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Air Alamo

    Jan 31, 2015; San Antonio, TX, USA; San Antonio Spurs shooting guard Manu Ginobili is fouled by Los Angeles Clippers power forward Spencer Hawes during the second half at AT&T Center. Mandatory Credit: Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports The San Antonio Spurs will take on the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday night at the Staples Center for game 1 of the first round of the NBA Playoffs.

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  10. Stephen Curry, Warriors exposed Pelicans' defensive problems in Game 1Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | BayouBuzz.com

    Oakland, Calif. -- Late in the first quarter on Saturday, Pelicans backup center Alexis Ajinca got caught on a switch that forced him into making an attempt to stay in front of Warriors' elusive talented point guard Stephen Curry in It was a mismatch, Curry did a crossover dribble to easily drive past Ajinca and get to the basket for an uncontested layup.

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  11. Rockets vs. Mavericks, NBA playoffs 2015 final score: Houston runs away with Game 1 winRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Dream Shake

    The Houston Rockets defeated the Dallas Mavericks, 118-108 to bring day one of the NBA Playoffs to an end. Game 2 is Tuesday night on TNT.

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  12. NBA vets Kevin Love, Kyrie Irving anxious to begin postseasonRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Recordpub.com

    They are multi-time All-Stars, 3-point contest champions and both have played integral roles on Team USA, with Love winning Olympic gold in 2012 and Irving capturing the world championship last year in Spain.

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  13. Cavaliers ready to end playoff absence with first-round matchup vs. CelticsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Recordpub.com

    Five years ago, LeBron James left the floor after Game 5 against Boston in disgrace.

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  14. Arizona Wildcats defeat Oregon State Beavers despite Logan Ice homerRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

    Logan Ice hit his first career home run and Drew Rasmussen scattered just three hits and two runs in seven innings but the Oregon State baseball team dropped a 3-1 decision to Arizona on Saturday in front of 3,351 fans at Goss Stadium at Coleman Field. Ice capped off a 12-pitch at bat in the bottom of the fourth with a solo shot over the right field fence.

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  15. Denver Nuggets will pay enough to reel in a quality coach as next hireRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Daily Camera

    It's as taboo a subject as there is in the NBA. Coaches' contract figures usually aren't trumpeted, or even known in some cases.

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  16. Dallas Mavericks vs. Houston Rockets: Postgame Grades and AnalysisRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | BleacherReport

    James Harden scored 24 points, Terrence Jones added 19 and the Houston Rockets handled the Dallas Mavericks, 118-108, at the Toyota Center Saturday night to take Game 1 of their first-round Western Conference playoff series. The Rockets jumped all over the Mavericks right out of the gate, taking an early 15-point lead.

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  17. Letters: April 19Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Las Cruces Sun-News

    Neal Hooks' latest commentary regarding Religious Freedom Restoration Acts attempts to justify his perspective that such laws are discriminatory, but not intolerant. How a discriminatory act is not a display of intolerance is beyond my understanding.

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  18. Sound Off: April 19Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Las Cruces Sun-News

    Harbison column >> I'll chip in my share of the expenses to move Harbison to El Paso. That would greatly improve my quality of life here in Las Cruces.

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  19. Former Mavericks Terry and Brewer ignite Rockets in Game 1 winRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Houston Chronicle

    Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle knew what the Rockets would get out of Jason Terry on Saturday night - he has seen it before. So when Terry hit his third 3 -pointer of the night and put out his arms motioning a jet taking off, the Dallas bench wasn't surprised.

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  20. Curry scores 34, Warriors beat Pelicans 106-99 in Game 1Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | TheCourier.com

    Curry scored 34 points with an MVP-worthy performance, and the Warriors went up big before holding off the Pelicans 106-99 in their playoff opener Saturday.

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