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Warriors head to Denver lacking playoff experience

Warriors head to Denver lacking playoff experience

nba.com ESPN.com Updated Apr 18, 2013
David Lee has worked for eight seasons to be in the NBA playoffs. The last time he even attended a postseason game was between the Bulls and Wizards in Chicago before the 2005 draft.
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  • Lee Jenkins: NBA playoff preview: Thunder vs. Rockets

    Lee Jenkins: NBA playoff preview: Thunder vs. Rockets

    CNNSI.com Apr 18, 2013
    This won't be the most competitive first-round series, but it may be the most entertaining, however long it lasts. Conventional wisdom says pace slows and scores dip in the playoffs, but that won't be the case with Houston and Oklahoma City, who rank se…
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  • Ian Thomsen: NBA playoffs: New York Knicks vs. Boston Celtics p…

    Ian Thomsen: NBA playoffs: New York Knicks vs. Boston Celtics preview

    CNNSI.com Apr 18, 2013
    The Celtics had won the Atlantic every year since their 2007 trade for Kevin Garnett -- until this season, when New York broke through for its first divisional title in 19 years. But now the Knicks have to make good on the playoff expectations that acco…
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  • NBA playoffs: Miami Heat vs. Milwaukee Bucks preview

    NBA playoffs: Miami Heat vs. Milwaukee Bucks preview

    CNNSI.com Apr 18, 2013
    Bucks vs. Heat would qualify as a "David vs. Goliath" matchup -- except David tends to connect on only 40 percent of his stone throws while Goliath is actually a three-headed monster. In other words, welcome to 2013's most lopsided first-round…
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  • Primer for the first round of the postseason

    Primer for the first round of the postseason

    CNNSI.com Apr 18, 2013
    Are the Lakers one-and-done? Can Carmelo carry the Knicks? Will the Nuggets be able to keep pace? Chris Mannix tackles what should be a memorable first round of the playoffs.
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  • Storylines to watch during the 2013 NBA playoffs

    Storylines to watch during the 2013 NBA playoffs

    CNNSI.com Apr 18, 2013
    The overbearing role played by Miami, the possible end of the Celtics as we know them, the strong, the weak and the wild card of Derrick Rose -- it's all here as the NBA playoffs begin at last. Here are the top storylines for the next two months:
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  • Collins out as 76ers coach

    Collins out as 76ers coach

    CNNSI.com Apr 18, 2013
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Doug Collins has resigned after three seasons as coach of the Philadelphia 76ers and will remain with the franchise as an adviser.
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  • Video - Playoff Picks: Eastern Conference 04:13

    Playoff Picks: Eastern Conference

    Apr 18
    Who does David Thorpe think will win and why? ESPN.com's Insider picks every East series.

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  • Lee Jenkins: NBA playoff preview: Thunder vs. Rockets

    Apr 18
    This won't be the most competitive first-round series, but it may be the most entertaining, however long it lasts. Conventional wisdom says pace slows and scores dip in the playoffs, but that won't be the case with Houston and Oklahoma City, who rank se…
  • Ian Thomsen: NBA playoffs: New York Knicks vs. Boston Celtics preview

    Apr 18
    The Celtics had won the Atlantic every year since their 2007 trade for Kevin Garnett -- until this season, when New York broke through for its first divisional title in 19 years. But now the Knicks have to make good on the playoff expectations that acco…
  • Ian Thomsen: NBA playoff preview: Spurs vs. Lakers

    Apr 18
    Since Tim Duncan's 1997 arrival in San Antonio, the extraordinary Spurs have won at least 50 games (or the equivalent, taking into account the lockout year of '99) and contended for the championship every year. They've met the Lakers in six playoff seri…
  • Lee Jenkins: NBA playoff preview: Clippers vs. Grizzlies

    Apr 18
    For the second straight year, the Clippers and Grizzlies meet in the most intriguing first-round matchup as the No. 4 and 5 seeds. Again, they are stylistic opposites. The Clippers try to push the pace, with Chris Paul and Blake Griffin, while the Grizz…