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While Derrick Rose is catching flack for not suiting up, everyone else involved in the NBA Playoffs is banged up. And Zach Randolph doesn’t want to hear any complaining from Blake Griffin, in particular. When asked by ESPN about Quake’s high right ankShare Tweet
Kevin Durant has scored 74 points combined in Oklahoma City's past two games against the Houston Rockets.Share Tweet
Spurs patiently await opponent for next roundnba.com May 2, 2013The San Antonio Spurs know the playoffs require physicality, focus and teamwork. They have learned patience is needed, too.Share TweetHouston Rockets star James Harden has been diagnosed with strep throat and is still expected to play Friday night in Game 6 against the Oklahoma City Thunder.Share Tweet
Grizzlies use playoff 'growing pains' as fuelnba.com May 2, 2013The Grizzlies have played the Los Angeles Clippers enough the past year to know that nothing is over until the final buzzer.Share TweetESPN.com May 2, 2013Clippers point guard Chris Paul went through practice Thursday without any restrictions despite having his bruised left thumb taped and will start Friday's Game 6 against the Memphis Grizzlies.Share TweetESPN.com May 2, 2013Royce White may not be with the Houston Rockets for the playoffs. However, that didn't stop him from taking a few jabs the Oklahoma City Thunder and Kevin Durant.Share TweetCNNSI.com May 2, 2013The Rockets bested the Thunder once again in a 107-100 Game 5 victory. Up just 3-2, Oklahoma City looks desperate (see: Hack-an-Asik) and could be in trouble, says Ben Golliver.Share Tweet
Panic time in OKC?May 2Daily Thunder's Royce Young hates a lot of what is happening on the Thunder, who have lost two straight to the Rockets. But he has his reasons to think OKC will advance.
Kevin Durant Out Of Sync In FourthMay 2Bruce Bowen discusses Kevin Durant's scoreless fourth quarter in the Thunder's loss to the Rockets.
Cold Hard FactsMay 2Chris Mullin previews Friday's NBA action.