8 Keys To Watch For In The NBA Playoffs This Weekend
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The NBA postseason is upon us and it should be a great one. The Western Conference has three can’t-miss first-round series, while the elite teams in the East look to get by some of the new faces in the playoffs. For teams like San Antonio, Miami, Oklaho…Upvote Share Tweet
The 5 Best Matchups To Watch In The NBA Playoffs This Weekenddimemag.com 14 hours agoIt’s that time of year again. After 2,460 games played in the 2013-14 season, 16 teams have earned their placement in the 2014 Playoffs. As Doc Rivers urges, “Now the real basketball starts.” While much attention has been focused on the first-round matc…Upvote Share Tweet
Nets deny tank talk: Trying to get healthyESPN.com 16 hours agoThe Brooklyn Nets dismissed rampant speculation that they tanked down the stretch in order to set up a first-round playoff match-up with the Toronto Raptors.Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Apr 17 (yesterday)J.A. Adande and Israel Gutierrez discuss the opening round of the NBA playoffs.Upvote Share TweetThe playoffs begin on Saturday, thankfully, which means it’s that lovely time of spring (and it is spring, right? It’s not going to snow again, is it?) when the minds behind Ball Don’t Lie offer you their thoughts on the upcoming pairings in the first r…Upvote Share Tweet
The 10 Funniest GIFs From The NBA Seasondimemag.com Apr 16 (3 days ago)For better or for worse, technology appears to be evolving at the speed of light. One of the many positives of this rapid change is the ability to be entertained from multiple areas, including the .gif, compressed image files. While there were so many t…Upvote Share Tweet
SI Now: Playoff implications for NBA's season finaleCNNSI.com Apr 16 (3 days ago)Seven games have playoff implications tonight, including the Grizzlies-Mavs clash for the No. 7 seed.Upvote Share Tweet
Iman Shumpert shakes Paul Pierce to floor, throws down off-glass alley-oop as Knicks beat Nets (Video)New York Knicks swingman Iman Shumpert's third NBA season has been a fairly sizable disappointment. Things started off poorly, thanks to a secret offseason knee surgery, and never seemed to get on track. He got mad at himself for unfocused play during t…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Apr 15 (4 days ago)There are only two games on the NBA calendar on Tuesday night, as the league prepares for its annual regular-season-ending 15-game, all-30-teams-in-action smorgasbord on Wednesday, but they both have playoff implications. Yep, that's what I said, Terren…Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Apr 15 (4 days ago)Few greats have gone more unacclaimed than Rick Adelman, who may be nearing the end of his run.Upvote Share Tweet
GIF: Jeff Teague Crossover Breaks His Brother’s Anklesdimemag.com Apr 12 (7 days ago)When the Hawks did battles against the Brooklyn Nets on Friday night, it was a chance for some sibling rivalry. That’s because 25-year-old Jeff Teague was going against his 21-year-old little brother, Marquis Teague, the backup point guard for the Nets.…Upvote Share TweetPaul Millsap had 27 points and 10 rebounds, and the Atlanta Hawks moved to the verge of a playoff spot with a 93-88 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Friday night.Upvote Share Tweet
Pierce 18th player to join 25,000-point clubESPN.com Apr 11Nets forward Paul Pierce became the 18th player in NBA history to score at least 25,000 career points on Friday night against the Atlanta Hawks.Upvote Share Tweet
Nets, Kings to play preseason games in ChinaESPN.com Apr 10The Brooklyn Nets will play two preseason games against the Sacramento Kings in China next season.Upvote Share Tweet? The Rockets will be without center Dwight Howard (left ankle strain) and guard Patrick Beverley (right knee sprain) again tonight. This is the seventh straight game Beverley and Howard have missed. Houston lost its first three without the pair but has…Upvote Share Tweet
LeBron Mocks Brooklyn’s Contender Status In The Eastern Playoffsdimemag.com Apr 9Four and zero. That’s Brooklyn’s record against the two-time defending champs this season. Their sweep culminated in a one-point win in South Beach last night after rookie Mason Plumlee blocked LeBron James‘ dunk attempt in the final seconds. The Nets h…Upvote Share Tweet
Best deal ever? How Silnas outsmarted the NBACNNSI.com Apr 9How did a pair of brothers outsmart the NBA for $1 billion? Some savvy negotiating back in 1976.Upvote Share Tweet
LeBron on Nets as No. 1 threat: 'Get outta here'CNNSI.com Apr 9LeBron James didn’t sound too concerned after the Nets completed a 4-0 season series sweep over the Heat with a dramatic 88-87 win in Miami on Tuesday.Upvote Share Tweet
NBA Playoffs: Most Intriguing MatchupsApr 17J.A. Adande and Israel Gutierrez break down the playoffs' most intriguing matchups.
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