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Paul has hurt thumb; Griffin's X-rays clean

Paul has hurt thumb; Griffin's X-rays clean

ESPN.com Updated May 1, 2013
As if the Los Angeles Clippers needed to deal with any more injuries, point guard Chris Paul was diagnosed with a bruised left thumb after Tuesday's Game 5 but is expected to start Friday's Game 6.
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  • Neither Lionel Hollins nor Vinny Del Negro seem too impressed w…

    Neither Lionel Hollins nor Vinny Del Negro seem too impressed with DeAndre Jordan right now

    yahoo.com May 1, 2013
    When the Memphis Grizzlies stormed back from two straight losses at Staples Center to even their first-round playoff series with the Los Angels Clippers at FedEx Forum last week, the lion's share of national attention focused on the return to form of Me…
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  • In turning back NBA clock, Grizzlies poised to turn back Clippe…

    In turning back NBA clock, Grizzlies poised to turn back Clippers

    In turning back the Clippers 103-93 and taking a 3-2 series lead, the Grizzlies also turned back the clock to a time when size meant more than speed in the NBA, writes Lee Jenkins.
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  • Clips' Griffin day to day with ankle sprain

    Clips' Griffin day to day with ankle sprain

    ESPN.com May 1, 2013
    Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin left Game 5 of the Clippers' first-round series against the Memphis Grizzlies in the third quarter Tuesday night for a previously injured ankle and did not return.
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Sports Columnists

  • 2013 NBA playoffs: James Harden, Houston Rockets roll in Game 5

    May 1
    James Harden and the Rockets have stolen momentum away from the Thunder, writes Marc Stein.
  • Lee Jenkins: In turning back NBA clock, Grizzlies poised to turn back Clip…

    May 1
    LOS ANGELES -- Sometime over the past five years, the NBA evolved into a Lilliputian's league, filled with jitterbug point guards who are better off pounding the ball up top than dumping it down low. The image of a couple burly 260-pounders, perched on …
  • Ian Thomsen: Nuggets' physical play raises emotional stakes

    May 1
    Three thoughts from the Nuggets' 107-100 victory over the Warriors on Tuesday to avoid elimination in Game 5 of their first-round series.