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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 courtShare Tweet
LeBron, Heat blister Bucks to claim 1-0 leadLeBron James scored 27 points on 9 for 11 shooting -- finishing two assists shy of a triple-double -- and the defending champion Heat picked up where they left off in the NBA playoffs a year ago, beating the Bucks 110-87 in Game 1.Share TweetAs 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.Share Tweet
The Defense Begins: LeBron James and the Miami Heat begin their quest…CNNSI.com Apr 21, 2013LeBron James and the Miami Heat begin their quest for a second-straight NBA championship tonight. They take on a confident Brandon Jennings and the No. 8 Milwaukee Bucks.Share TweetPaul George scored 23 points and recorded his first playoff triple double, leading Indiana past Atlanta 107-90 for a 1-0 lead in the Eastern Conference series.Share TweetJoakim Noah and Kirk Hinrich are expected to play for the Bulls in Game 2.Share TweetHeading into the start of tonight’s Heat/Bucks playoffs series, Craig Sager asked Dwyane Wade about Brandon Jennings‘ bold statement that Milwaukee is going to beat Miami in six games. Wade’s reaction is perfect. :58 seconds in: For breaking news, rShare TweetCNNSI.com Apr 21, 2013The physical Pacers had their way with the Hawks in the series opener. Indiana bullied Atlanta and had all of its starters score in double-digits to roll to a 107-90 victory Sunday.Share Tweet
Andre Miller Is A Playoff Hero; Deron Williams Is A Monster; Insane Jordan Player Exclusivesdimemag.com Apr 21, 2013In the battle of the game’s best jerseys, it’s funny that old man Andre Miller is using the same tactics to embarrass people in the NBA that the old, fat dude with the nasty back sweat is using to bust your ass at a local YMCA. Golden State/Denver wasShare Tweetnydailynews.com Apr 21, 2013Once in a long while, absolutely everything works out the way you draw it up on the grease board. Even for the Nets, who have a habit of mangling their choreography.Share Tweet
LeBron, Heat Roll Past Bucks In Game 1Apr 21LeBron James finished two assists shy of a triple-double in Miami's 110-87 win against Milwaukee in Game 1.
Paul George Pushes Pacers Past HawksApr 21Paul George recorded his first playoff triple-double in the Pacers' 107-90 win over the Hawks.