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Cavaliers, Mike Brown could reunite in Cleveland

Cavaliers, Mike Brown could reunite in Cleveland

CNNSI.com nba.com Updated Apr 19, 2013
CLEVELAND (AP) - The Cavaliers intend to speak with former coach Mike Brown about returning to the team.
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  • Foot injury puts Noah's status in question vs. Nets

    Foot injury puts Noah's status in question vs. Nets

    CNNSI.com nba.com Apr 19, 2013
    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.
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  • Heat to Bucks' Jennings: Can't hide on the court

    Heat to Bucks' Jennings: Can't hide on the court

    ESPN.com yahoo.com Apr 19, 2013
    The Miami Heat have heard Milwaukee Bucks point guard Brandon Jennings loud and clear. But they plan to let the game do the talking.
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  • The Most Clutch Players In The NBA Playoffs

    The Most Clutch Players In The NBA Playoffs

    dimemag.com Apr 19, 2013
    Picture 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 passes
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  • Bulls' Noah (foot) says he's doubtful vs. Nets

    Bulls' Noah (foot) says he's doubtful vs. Nets

    Chicago 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.
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  • Brandon Jennings On Bucks Vs. Heat: “I See Us Winning the Serie…

    Brandon Jennings On Bucks Vs. Heat: “I See Us Winning the Series in Six”

    dimemag.com Apr 19, 2013
    You 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’
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  • 'Inside the Playbook' NBA Playoff Previews: Nets, Bulls, Pacers…

    'Inside the Playbook' NBA Playoff Previews: Nets, Bulls, Pacers, Hawks, Rockets, Spurs, Lakers, Thunder

    grantland.com Apr 19, 2013
    This 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...
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  • Video - Heat Respond To Jennings' Comments 00:43

    Heat Respond To Jennings' Comments

    Apr 19
    Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh and LeBron James respond to Brandon Jennings stating on Twitter that the Bucks will beat the Heat in six games.
  • Video - Noah Doubtful For Game 1 03:52

    Noah Doubtful For Game 1

    Apr 19
    Nick 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.

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  • Letter -- Maloofs favor Seattle's deal for Sacramento Kings

    Apr 19
    The 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 19
    The NBA playoffs are here, so scoring is about to go down, right? Not exactly.