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Al Jefferson was still in his walking boot when the Charlotte Bobcats arrived for their shootaround hours before facing the Miami Heat in Game 2 of an Eastern Conference first-round series.Upvote Share Tweet
Chicago Bulls power forward Taj Gibson still can't believe he didn't get the benefit of two calls late in regulation of Tuesday night's Game 2 loss to the Washington Wizards.Upvote Share Tweetdeadspin.com 4 hours agoThe Chicago Bulls have set up a kind of text-message hotline that fans can use to hail the assistance of the arena's security team. Reader Dave was at the game between the Bulls and the Wizards last night, and he tried his luck at getting referee Joey C…Upvote Share Tweetdimemag.com 5 hours agoThe Pacers have gone through a complete metamorphosis since jumping out of the gate to a 40-11 start to the season. They faltered badly down the stretch and barely eked out the No. 1 seed in a ramshackle Eastern Conference. Then they lost Game 1 at home…Upvote Share Tweet
Did Nene's Whistle From The Bench Make Hinrich Miss His Foul Shot? (No.)deadspin.com 7 hours agoLast night in overtime of the Wizards-Bulls game, Kirk Hinrich went to the line with 2.4 seconds left, the score 101-99, and a chance to tie the game. But he missed! How could this be? Last night, we thought it was because he was a clutch gene-free, low…Upvote Share Tweet
The NBA’s Best Videobombs Of The Seasondimemag.com 8 hours agoMiami might’ve started it all, but now the videobomb is a league-wide phenomenon, and everyone from Andre Drummond to DeAndre Jordan wants to get in on the act. But try as they might, no one is topping Chris Bosh and the Heat. What do you think? Follow …Upvote Share Tweet
Cody Zeller: What it's like to play in the NBA playoffsCNNSI.com 8 hours agoWhat's it like playing your first NBA playoff game against LeBron James and the two-time champs?Upvote Share Tweetdimemag.com 9 hours agoThe Pacers got a win over the Hawks in Game 2 Tuesday night, but questions still surround the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference. After imploding down the stretch, but still managing to keep home court in the East, the Pacers started off their playoff…Upvote Share TweetDespite grabbing the top seed in the Eastern Conference, the Indiana Pacers have been spiraling out of control since the trade deadline. After losing Game 1 to the Atlanta Hawks, the criticism and questions surrounding Indy only increased in volume. The…Upvote Share Tweet
Lance Stephenson's planned adjustment for Pacers-Hawks Game 2: 'Gotta punch more'yahoo.com Apr 22 (yesterday)The Indiana Pacers enter Tuesday's Game 2 of their best-of-seven first-round playoff series with the Atlanta Hawks coming off a stunning and dispiriting home-court loss, facing serious questions about their core identity and internal makeup, and possibl…Upvote Share Tweet
Oh Hell, Root For The Wizards: John Wall's Brave, Stubborn Playoff Rundeadspin.com Apr 22 (yesterday)If you have watched much Washington Wizards basketball over the past four seasons, first of all, why, and I am so sorry—but also, you have seen John Wall chase down a ballhandler in transition, take off like a fucking F/A-18 off a carrier deck, and swat…Upvote Share Tweet
Discounted Roy Hibbert Now Available On AmazonThe Indiana Pacers are in shambles the day leading up to their Game 2 against the Hawks. They finished the regular season 10-12, barely holding on to the No. 1 seed in the East. But a lot of good it did them after they lost home-court advantage in a Gam…Upvote Share Tweet
Chicago and Indiana are fighting for their playoff lives in Game 2yahoo.com Apr 22 (yesterday)The Indiana Pacers and Chicago Bulls entered 2013-14 as championship contenders. At various points during the autumn and winter they were the darlings of the NBA. Both teams began the postseason with aspirations to knock off the two-time defending champ…Upvote Share Tweet
Game 2 Of Pacers-Hawks Going For $9.99 On StubHubThe Pacers and Hawks will face off in Game 2 tonight at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in a must-win situation for the favored Pacers — who were upset in Game 1, 101-93. The Pacers have had a hard time drawing fans to games since the Malice at the Palace back …Upvote Share Tweet
Charlotte Bobcats Fly Home On Off Days To Avoid Miami’s TemptationsAfter Game 1 between the Bobcats and Heat on Saturday in their first round series, the two teams don’t face off again until Wednesday night. That’s too many days in Miami for the young Bobcats it appears, so coach Steve Clifford ordered his team back on…Upvote Share Tweet
Pacers Finish StrongApr 22Tim Legler discusses how the Pacers were able to even the series following a 101-85 win over the Hawks.
George: 'We're Competing For Something'Apr 22After a series-tying win over the Hawks, Pacers forward Paul George talked about the challenges of guarding Jeff Teague.
George Nails Buzzer-BeaterApr 22In the final seconds of the third quarter, Paul George dribbles up the court and hits a pull-up 3-pointer that before time runs out.
Pacers Rebound To Even SeriesApr 22Paul George had 27 points and 10 rebounds as the Pacers tied their playoff series with the Hawks after a 101-85 victory.
LeBron James of Miami Heat joins Williams Morris Endeavor for film project…Apr 23LeBron James has signed with Hollywood talent agency Williams Morris Endeavor to develop film and entertainment projects, a source familiar with the deal told ESPN.com.
Flip Saunders not expected to return to coach Minnesota TimberwolvesApr 23In an interview Wednesday morning with ESPN Radio's "Mike & Mike," Minnesota Timberwolves president of basketball operations Flip Saunders downplayed the idea he might return to the Wolves' bench after this week's retirement of Rick Adelman.
Sources: Vogel 'coaching for job' with PacersApr 23One playoff win has not eased the mounting pressure on Indiana Pacers coach Frank Vogel.
2014 NBA playoffs - Chicago Bulls couldn't buy a basket in Game 2, need to…Apr 23Joakim Noah is a very worthy defensive player of the year, but he still needs to play alongside a true offensive star.