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Brooklyn Nets blowout win over Chicago Bulls in Game 1 does not…

Brooklyn Nets blowout win over Chicago Bulls in Game 1 does not mean series is sure thing

nydailynews.com nba.com Updated Apr 21, 2013
Cautionary tales abound, and they often begin with a famously deceptive event that occurred on May 27, 1985. That was when the Celtics manhandled the Lakers in Boston Garden, 148-114, and made it appear as if Los Angeles didn’t belong on the same court
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    Apr 21
    LeBron James finished two assists shy of a triple-double in Miami's 110-87 win against Milwaukee in Game 1.
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    Apr 21
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Sports Columnists

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    Apr 21
    Three thoughts from the Spurs 91-79 victory over the visiting Lakers on Sunday in Game 1 of their first-round series:
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    Apr 21
    As they did eight years ago when he was in retirement, the Cleveland Cavaliers have reached out to Phil Jackson about their head coach opening, sources told ESPN.com.
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    Apr 21
    As they did eight years ago when he was in retirement, the Cleveland Cavaliers have reached out to Phil Jackson about their head coach opening, sources told ESPN.com.
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    Apr 21
    After missing the bulk of April, Manu Ginobili helps lift the Spurs past the Lakers in Game 1.