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NBA Playoffs

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  • Jefferson hobbled, but determined to keep playing

    For Charlotte to try to keep pace with the heavily favored, two-time defending champion Miami Heat in the first round of the NBA playoffs, the Bobcats were going to need a strong showing from Al Jefferson. After a series opening 99-88 loss to Miami,...
  • Thunder jump out early, hang on to beat Grizzlies

    Thunder jump out early, hang on to beat Grizzlies OKLAHOMA CITY -- Style points don't matter in the NBA playoffs. It's all about getting wins and moving on. So, despite watching a huge lead dwindle down to a single basket, Oklahoma City coach Scott...
  • Mark Bradley: Hawks handle the Pacers, and this time it's no shock

    INDIANAPOLIS Entering Game 1, folks wondered if the No. 8 seed had a chance. Headed toward Game 2, we ask a rather different question: Can the No. 8 seed sweep? The Pacers began the NBA playoffs Saturday with a case to restate. All they did was reinforce...
  • Mavericks all about the tempo against Spurs

    SAN ANTONIO Once the NBA playoffs start, games tend to slow to a crawl. Teams still run their basic schemes. They just run less of them. Possessions become fewer and fewer as the game generally turns into a half-court contest. It's a process that...
  • D.J. Augustin pumped up for NBA playoffs

     D.J. Augustin pumped up for NBA playoffs
    If D.J. Augustin doesn't sleep well Saturday night, he surely won't blame newborn son, Trey. It would be as a result of his Sunday agenda — Game 1, NBA playoffs. "I've been anxious the last few nights," he said Saturday after practice. "It...
  • Tim Cowlishaw: Mavericks upsetting Spurs is crazy, but it isn't outrageous

    Dallas Mavericks fans can always look at the bright side. This team is only about half the underdog the No. 8 seed in the Western Conference was against the No. 1 seed seven years ago. OK, let me rethink this. Maybe offering up a reminder that Dallas...
  • Raptors drop expletive and game to Nets in playoff opener

    TORONTO (Reuters) - Sparked by a stinging expletive the NBA playoffs got off to an explosive start as the Brooklyn Nets landed the first blow in a suddenly bitter Eastern Conference first round match-up with a 94-87 win over the Toronto Raptors on...
  • On The Fly: The Next Big Thing In Golf?

    There has been conversation in some circles about making changes to the game of golf to make it more fundamentally appealing to the next generation, the one that has become accustomed to immediate gratification. One change being discussed is widening the...
  • 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. The Spurs (62-20) were the only NBA team to reach 60 wins this season as they rumbled through the schedule as...
  • NBA playoffs begin with intriguing matchups

    This is the time of year that reputations and championships are made. Two-time defending champion Miami looks for the NBA's first three-peat since Kobe and Shaq's Lakers (2000-2002). The star power is immense, including LeBron James, Dirk Nowitzki, Tony...
  • Bulls' Augustin anxious for Wizards, playoffs

    Bulls' Augustin anxious for Wizards, playoffs
    If D.J. Augustin doesn’t sleep well Saturday night, he surely won’t blame newborn son, Trey. It would be as a result of his Sunday agenda -- Game 1, NBA playoffs. “I’ve been anxious the last few nights,” he said...
  • Spoelstra said no minute restriction on Wade, will be monitored | Video

    Spoelstra said no minute restriction on Wade, will be monitored | Video
        It's been nearly a month since Dwyane Wade has played more than 23 minutes in a game, but coach Erik Spoelstra said Saturday there will be no restriction with his All-Star guard when the Miami Heat open the NBA playoffs Sunday against the Charlotte...