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5-on-5: End of the line for Bulls, Thunder?

5-on-5: End of the line for Bulls, Thunder?

ESPN.com Updated May 15, 2013
Our panel plays a little knockout heading into elimination games for the Bulls and Thunder.
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  • Tayshaun Prince dunks all over 3 Thunder players on the fast br…

    Tayshaun Prince dunks all over 3 Thunder players on the fast break (Video)

    yahoo.com May 15, 2013
    When the Memphis Grizzlies traded small forward Rudy Gay to the Toronto Raptors in late January, one of the criticisms of the deal was that they had sacrificed much needed scoring and wing athleticism for the more virtual gain of long-term financial hea…
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  • The Memphis Grizzlies are on the verge of the Western finals, l…

    The Memphis Grizzlies are on the verge of the Western finals, lots of ‘I told you so’ smirks

    yahoo.com May 15, 2013
    A well-meaning cadre of NBA scribes probably has the notes for their “I told you so” columns regarding the Memphis Grizzlies already in place. If Memphis downs the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday, taking to the Western Conference finals for the fir
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  • If Utah Does Only One Thing This Summer, It Should Be To Draft …

    If Utah Does Only One Thing This Summer, It Should Be To Draft C.J. McCollum

    dimemag.com May 15, 2013
    Each Wednesday, we’ll be assessing how the top prospects of the 2013 NBA Draft are faring in college and overseas. Stick with us each week for assorted thoughts, including the biggest risers and fallers, the standouts, the sleepers and what we know and
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  • Shelburne: Kevin Durant needs help

    Shelburne: Kevin Durant needs help

    ESPN.com May 15, 2013
    Despite the forward's brilliant all-around play, the Thunder are still in a 3-1 hole
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  • The Top 10 Point Guards In The NBA This Season; Everyone Is Now…

    The Top 10 Point Guards In The NBA This Season; Everyone Is Now Gunning For Russell Westbrook

    dimemag.com May 15, 2013
    The point guard position in the NBA has quickly become one of the most competitive spots in all of sports. There are so many good lead guards in the NBA that it’s impossible for any player at the position to take a night off. The position has seen a maj
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  • Video - Grizzlies Eliminate Thunder 02:29

    Grizzlies Eliminate Thunder

    May 15
    Highlight Of The Night: Kevin Durant's missed jumper in the final seconds secures the Grizzlies' first trip to the Western Conference finals in franchise history.
  • Video - Grizzlies Eliminate Thunder 01:30

    Grizzlies Eliminate Thunder

    May 15
    Kevin Durant's missed jumper in the final ten seconds secures the Grizzlies first trip to the Western Conference finals in franchise history.
  • Video - Prince Takes Out Ibaka 00:25

    Prince Takes Out Ibaka

    May 15
    Tayshaun Prince with the ferocious dunk on Serge Ibaka.
  • Video - Westbrook Missed By Thunder 02:34

    Westbrook Missed By Thunder

    May 15
    Tim Legler breaks down where the Thunder fell short against the Grizzlies in the Western Conference semifinals.

Sports Columnists

  • Sources: The Los Angeles Clippers are still considering keeping Vinny Del …

    May 16
    The Los Angeles Clippers, after following up the first division title in franchise history with a disappointing first-round playoff exit, have not ruled out bringing back coach Vinny Del Negro, according to sources close to the process.
  • Sources -- The Los Angeles Clippers are still considering keeping Vinny De…

    May 16
    The Los Angeles Clippers, after following up the first division title in franchise history with a disappointing first-round playoff exit, have not ruled out bringing back coach Vinny Del Negro, according to sources close to the process.
  • Sources -- NBA owners back recommendation to keep Kings in Sacramento

    May 15
    NBA owners have spoken: They, too, want the Sacramento Kings playing in Sacramento.
  • NBA owners back recommendation to keep Kings in Sacramento

    May 15
    Ownership representatives met for nearly four hours Wednesday and ultimately voted to reject the Kings' proposed move to Seattle, backing last month's unanimous recommendation from a relocation committee to keep the team in Sacramento.