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Dame good win

Of all people it was Joel Freeland who had to take and make the critical free throws to put this one away. But make no mistake about it, at the end of regulation and overtime it was all Damian Lillard. Lillard has made his name throughout the season as a clutch artist. He was someone […]

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Wizards stun Bulls in Game 1

The Bulls were supposed to be the physical ones. They were the ones who were supposed to dictate tempo and use their experience to weather the inexperienced Wizards down. Maybe that comes as this series progresses. For now, Washington does not care. Nene bulldozed through Joakim Noah early and then picked apart the interior defense […]

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Playoff Preview: Trail Blazers-Rockets Game 1

What a first day, huh? The road teams should feel plenty of confidence after they won three of the four games on the opening day. The NBA Playoffs continue at 9:30 p.m. on TNT as the Rockets host the Trail Blazers in the 4-5 matchup of the Western Conference. Before each game, we will have […]

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Too hot to handle, with Big Al injury

The Bobcats were never afraid and never backed down. They played the Heat blow for blow, including a run early in the second half that tied the game and made it look like they would give the Heat all they could handle. Then, the floodgates opened. Al Jefferson’s injury and ineffectiveness became too much for […]

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Playoff Preview: Wizards-Bulls Game 1

What a first day, huh? The road teams should feel plenty of confidence after they won three of the four games on the opening day. The NBA Playoffs continue at 7 p.m. on TNT as the Bulls host the Wizards in the 4-5 matchup of the Eastern Conference. Before each game, we will have a […]

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Tony Parker magnifique in fourth quarter run

The Mavericks seemed poised for an upset. They got a stellar performance from their bench and had finally solved their Spurs bugaboo. Then the 10-point lead they had built midway through the fourth quarter, crumbled and disappeared in a matter of moments. San Antonio’s 15-0 run in the fourth quarter put Dallas’ upset dreams away […]

Gregg Popovich sends his best wishes to Craig Sager

Craig Sager will miss the Playoffs as he undergoes treatment for acute leukemia. Everyone in the NBA family is sending their well wishes to Sager and his family.

Sager’s son, Craig Sager, Jr., was in San Antonio and interviewed Sager’s longtime foil, Gregg Popovich, at the end of the third quarter. With his usual aplomb, Popovich gave his best wishes to Sager in his recovery, urging him to get his fanny back quickly and a promise that he will be nice.

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Playoff Preview: Bobcats-Heat Game 1

What a first day, huh? The road teams should feel plenty of confidence after they won three of the four games on the opening day. The NBA Playoffs continue at 3:30 p.m. on ABC as the Heat host the Bobcats in the 2-7 matchup of the Eastern Conference. Before each game, we will have a […]

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Playoff Preview: Mavericks-Spurs Game 1

What a first day, huh? The road teams should feel plenty of confidence after they won three of the four games on the opening day. The NBA Playoffs continue at 1 p.m. on TNT as the Spurs host the Mavericks in the 1-8 matchup of the Western Conference. Before each game, we will have a […]

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Thunder make their mark

The Thunder coasted for the first half, hung on for the second and took down a Game One victory with only the slightest bit of warning from the Grizzlies. Oklahoma City built as much as a 25-point lead in the first half and held a 20-point lead at halftime. It looked easy for Kevin Durant […]

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Hawks spring trap on Pacers

The Hawks never left any doubt. They were unafraid and never backed down. Seeding did not matter. The regular season did not matter. Atlanta made the Playoffs and proved the team is here to stay. The Pacers know that now. Jeff Teague stepped up in the Playoffs once again, slicing up Indiana’s once vaunted defense […]

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Playoff Preview: Grizzlies-Thunder Game 1

They are here! The Playoffs are here! The NBA Playoffs continue at 9:30 p.m. on ESPN as the Thunder host the Grizzlies in the 2-7 matchup of the Western Conference. Before each game, we will have a quick preview of the upcoming game with a matchup to watch and a stat to chew on as […]

Clippers’ Crawford with the half court shot

Clippers’ Jamal Crawford is a scorer whether it be inside or outside the paint and he displayed his range in game 1 of the series versus the Warriors.

With seconds left going into the half, Crawford heaved a shot from half court which only saw the ball swish through the net.

Despite L.A. dropping game one to Golden State, Crawford definitely gave the fans something to cheer about.

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A foul taste for the Clippers

Blake Griffin was on the bench having fouled out after playing just 19 minutes. Chris Paul thought he was fouled as the ball trickled off his hands and out of bounds. Meanwhile, the Warriors were going to the line and missing their free throws before Darren Collison stepped out of bounds trying to corral a […]

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Playoff Preview: Hawks-Pacers Game 1

They are here! The Playoffs are here! The NBA Playoffs continue at 7 p.m. on ESPN as the Pacers host the Hawks in the 1-8 matchup of the Eastern Conference. Before each game, we will have a quick preview of the upcoming game with a matchup to watch and a stat to chew on as […]

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