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Spurs sweep Lakers after Howard is ejected

Spurs sweep Lakers after Howard is ejected

ESPN.com CNNSI.com yahoo.com Updated Apr 28, 2013
Tony Parker scored 23 points, and the San Antonio Spurs completed their first-round sweep of the injury-plagued Los Angeles Lakers with a 103-82 victory in Game 4 on Sunday night.
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  • Spurs blow out Lakers 103-82 to complete the sweep

    Spurs blow out Lakers 103-82 to complete the sweep

    CNNSI.com Apr 28, 2013
    Spurs blow out Lakers 103-82 to complete the sweep
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  • Nuggets visit Warriors hoping to avoid difficult 3-1 hole

    Nuggets visit Warriors hoping to avoid difficult 3-1 hole

    CNNSI.com Apr 28, 2013
    Golden State's Stephen Curry and Denver's Ty Lawson have been the story after three games. Will Lawson push the Nuggs to a 2-2 series tie or will Curry drop them in a 3-1 hole?
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  • Lakers' Howard ejected after 2nd technical foul

    Lakers' Howard ejected after 2nd technical foul

    In what could end up being his last game in a Los Angeles Lakers uniform, Dwight Howard was ejected for picking up his second technical foul shortly after halftime in Sunday's Game 4 against the San Antonio Spurs.
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  • This Heckler At Staples Center Really Wants Matt Bonner's Atten…

    This Heckler At Staples Center Really Wants Matt Bonner's Attention

    deadspin.com Apr 28, 2013
    We don't know why this gentleman, presumably a Lakers fan, wants the attention of Spurs big man Matt Bonner. (Perhaps he suspects Bonner of having gotten him pregnant.) Regardless, he is very close to TNT's court mic, which we've isolated here.Read more…
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  • Conley coming up big for Grizzlies

    Conley coming up big for Grizzlies

    nba.com Apr 28, 2013
    The Los Angeles Clippers are focusing much more of their attention on Grizzlies point guard Mike Conley, and he has only himself to blame.
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  • Video - Spurs Sweep Lakers 01:31

    Spurs Sweep Lakers

    Apr 28
    Dwight Howard is ejected in the third quarter as the Lakers are swept in the opening round of the playoffs for the first time since 1967.
  • Video - 'Straight Up Punk Move' By Dwight Howard 02:03

    'Straight Up Punk Move' By Dwight Howard

    Apr 28
    Stephen A. Smith reacts to Dwight Howard getting ejected in Game 4 against the Spurs and what it means for Howard's future with the Lakers.
  • Video - Lakers' Future 02:41

    Lakers' Future

    Apr 28
    Kurt Rambus breaks down the future for the Lakers after getting swept by the Spurs in the first round of the playoffs.
  • Video - NBA Injuries Result Of Bad Luck 00:59

    NBA Injuries Result Of Bad Luck

    Apr 28
    Israel Gutierrez discusses why the NBA's rash of injuries shouldn't lead to a shortened season.

Sports Columnists

  • Ian Thomsen: Celtics avoid Knicks' sweep thanks to Jason Terry's confidenc…

    Apr 28
    BOSTON -- The reason it wasn't going to end Sunday was because Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce were joined at long last by Jason Terry. And it wasn't going to finish in a sweep for the Knicks because they were depending too heavily on the unreliable J.R. …