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DEERFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Joakim Noah's status for the Chicago Bulls' first-round playoff series against the Brooklyn Nets is in question because of his injured right foot.Upvote Share TweetThe Miami Heat have heard Milwaukee Bucks point guard Brandon Jennings loud and clear. But they plan to let the game do the talking.Upvote Share Tweet
The Most Clutch Players In The NBA Playoffsdimemag.com Apr 19, 2013Picture this. It’s the final two minutes of a close game between the New York Knicks and Boston Celtics in this year’s NBA Playoffs. Paul Pierce gets the ball and dribbles to his old reliable spot for an elbow jumper but instead of firing… he passesUpvote Share TweetChicago Bulls center Joakim Noah acknowledged he suffered a setback in his dealing with plantar fasciitis in his right foot and said he is doubtful to play against the Brooklyn Nets in Game 1 of their playoff series on Saturday.Upvote Share Tweet
Brandon Jennings On Bucks Vs. Heat: “I See Us Winning the Series in Six”dimemag.com Apr 19, 2013You will never accuse Brandon Jennings for lacking supreme confidence. At the Wisconsin Sports Awards last night, he was asked for his thoughts on his team’s chances in their first round series against the Miami Heat. Confidence reigned supreme: “I’Upvote Share Tweet
'Inside the Playbook' NBA Playoff Previews: Nets, Bulls, Pacers, Hawks, Rockets, Spurs, Lakers, Thundergrantland.com Apr 19, 2013This concludes our look at the sets and actions integral to each NBA playoff team's success. Read about the Knicks, Celtics, Heat, and Bucks here; rea...Upvote Share Tweet
Heat Respond To Jennings' CommentsApr 19Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh and LeBron James respond to Brandon Jennings stating on Twitter that the Bucks will beat the Heat in six games.
Noah Doubtful For Game 1Apr 19Nick Friedell discusses Joakim Noah's setback in his recovery from plantar fasciitis, which makes him doubtful to play against the Nets in Game 1 of their playoff series.
Letter -- Maloofs favor Seattle's deal for Sacramento KingsApr 19The battle for the future of the Kings has evolved into a struggle between the team's current ownership and David Stern. The Maloof family is attempting to force a deal that would move the Kings to Seattle.
NBA playoffs 2013 - Will scoring drop in the playoffs?Apr 19The NBA playoffs are here, so scoring is about to go down, right? Not exactly.