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Lakers prep for Rockets with playoffs on line

Lakers prep for Rockets with playoffs on line

ESPN.com Updated Apr 16, 2013
The Los Angeles Lakers have come down to the final game of their rocky 2012-13 regular season and in a most appropriate scenario, considering everything that's happened to the team this year, L.A.'s postseason fate is still up in the air.
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  • Quentin Richardson And Tracy McGrady Back In The NBA, For Some …

    Quentin Richardson And Tracy McGrady Back In The NBA, For Some Reason

    Quentin Richardson and Tracy McGrady today signed deals with the Knicks and Spurs, respectively. Their contracts, which are good through the rest of the season, signal that New York and San Antonio are both determined to take another run at the 2003 NBA…
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  • The Best Way To Preview The NBA Playoffs: Lyrics From 2 Chainz

    The Best Way To Preview The NBA Playoffs: Lyrics From 2 Chainz

    dimemag.com Apr 16, 2013
    With the playoffs starting this weekend, we look to the only person whose opinion matters about each team’s playoff outlook: 2 Chainz. From the top-seeded Heat to the limping Lakers (sorry, Utah fans), we used the Tity Boi scriptures to find out how all
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  • Harrison Barnes Puts a Massive Two-Hand Slam on the Spurs

    Harrison Barnes Puts a Massive Two-Hand Slam on the Spurs

    dimemag.com Apr 16, 2013
    The Golden State Warriors did some clowning on the San Antonio Spurs last night. First there was the ridiculous buffet of moves that Stephen Curry handed out, now check out this Harrison Barnes dunk. HB blows by his man and then elevates in the lane to …
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  • Rick Carlisle lashes out at the struggling O.J. Mayo, begging f…

    Rick Carlisle lashes out at the struggling O.J. Mayo, begging for him to ‘compete’

    yahoo.com Apr 16, 2013
    O.J. Mayo’s first and possibly only season in Dallas is ending on a low, low note. While Mayo is a talent and far from a head case, and the Mavericks have had about as tough as NBA seasons get through no fault of their own, these are the results that ne
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  • Court Grip Difference Maker of the Week: Stephen Curry’s Sick D…

    Court Grip Difference Maker of the Week: Stephen Curry’s Sick Dribble Moves put the Spurs on Skates

    dimemag.com Apr 16, 2013
    Stutter steps, spins, crossovers, step-back jumpers — watch Stephen Curry hit the Spurs’ Gary Neal with the full rapid fire buffet on this clip. So sick. For breaking news, rumors, exclusive content, and contests sent right to your inbox, sign up here
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  • Curry leads Warriors past short-handed Spurs

    Curry leads Warriors past short-handed Spurs

    ESPN.com Apr 16, 2013
    Stephen Curry made seven 3-pointers to finish with 35 points, leading the Golden State Warriors past the severely short-handed San Antonio Spurs 116-106 on Monday night.
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  • Video - Spurs Sign Tracy McGrady 05:03

    Spurs Sign Tracy McGrady

    Apr 16
    How much will Tracy McGrady impact the Spurs in the playoffs?

Sports Columnists

  • Ian Thomsen: Bostonians race to help each other despite terrifying events

    Apr 16
    BOSTON -- Children were running the base paths of Fenway Park when they heard what sounded like two claps of thunder.
  • Marcus Smart will return to Oklahoma State Cowboys, source says

    Apr 16
    Oklahoma State guard Marcus Smart, projected as an NBA lottery pick, will return to school for his sophomore season, a source confirmed Tuesday.
  • ESPN.com picks: 2012-13 Most Valuable Player

    Apr 16
    Our NBA experts cast their votes for 2012-13 Most Valuable Player.
  • ESPN.com picks: 2012-13 Most Valuable Player

    Apr 16
    Our NBA experts cast their votes for 2012-13 Most Valuable Player.