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Aldridge-led Blazers polish off sweep of Bulls

Aldridge-led Blazers polish off sweep of Bulls

ESPN.com Updated Mar 21, 2013
LaMarcus Aldridge scored 28 points, Damian Lillard added 24 and the Portland Trail Blazers completed a season sweep of the Chicago Bulls with a 99-89 victory on Thursday night.
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  • Projecting The Final 8 Western Conference Playoff Seeds

    Projecting The Final 8 Western Conference Playoff Seeds

    dimemag.com CNNSI.com Mar 21, 2013
    There is no telling how things are going to shape out in the West with five - maybe six - teams in position to win 50 games and tie the second-seeded Pacers in the East. The West is just better, excluding Miami, so it’s more fun to look at how their
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  • Nate Robinson’s “State Of Nate” — Season 2, Episode 4: “Miami …

    Nate Robinson’s “State Of Nate” — Season 2, Episode 4: “Miami Holdat”

    dimemag.com Mar 21, 2013
    When Nate Robinson and filmmaker T.J. Regan told us that State Of Nate was going to let us in on Robinson’s life, they meant it. In this season two episode, we head on over to Carlos Boozer‘s crib, where you get inside access into the mind of C-Booz (
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  • Bulls' Rose remains uncertain of return from knee injury

    Bulls' Rose remains uncertain of return from knee injury

    nba.com Mar 21, 2013
    Chicago Bulls superstar Derrick Rose still isn't sure when he'll come back from his knee injury.
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  • LeBron James Destroys Cleveland To Keep Miami’s Winning Streak …

    LeBron James Destroys Cleveland To Keep Miami’s Winning Streak Alive; OKC/Memphis Put On A Show

    dimemag.com Mar 21, 2013
    You would think a hush would’ve rained over Cleveland. But on top of the constant hum, you could almost hear fans crying and wailing, and even Cleveland’s epic broadcast team sounded like they wanted to go lock themselves in a closet. It’s not every
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  • Rob Mahoney: Heat's incredible comeback fuels 24th straight win

    Rob Mahoney: Heat's incredible comeback fuels 24th straight win

    CNNSI.com Mar 21, 2013
    What's a 27-point hole to the Heat? Not much. Miami won its 24th straight in stunning fashion, beating the Cavs 98-95 and looking unfairly good along the way, says Rob Mahoney.
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  • Video - Atmosphere In Cleveland 05:46

    Atmosphere In Cleveland

    Mar 21
    Mark Schwarz discusses the atmosphere at Wednesday's Heat-Cavaliers game and the mood of the Heat during the winning streak.
  • Video - Chances LeBron Returns To Cavs 00:53

    Chances LeBron Returns To Cavs

    Mar 21
    Chris Broussard discusses the chances LeBron James returns to Cleveland in 2014.
  • Video - NBA Top Plays Of The Week 02:05

    NBA Top Plays Of The Week

    Mar 21
    Watch the week's best plays from around the NBA.
  • Video - Blazers Complete Sweep Of Bulls 01:07

    Blazers Complete Sweep Of Bulls

    Mar 21
    Blazers hold off late charge from Bulls.

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  • Ian Thomsen: Scouting a tight Western Conference playoff race

    Mar 21
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    Mar 21
    Brian Urlacher is another casualty of an NFL system that shows no mercy -- even for icons.