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David Lee, Blake Griffin & The NBA’s Top 10 Power Forwards …

David Lee, Blake Griffin & The NBA’s Top 10 Power Forwards Of The Season

dimemag.com Updated May 7, 2013
The power forward position is without a doubt the most reliable position in the NBA. Most teams are going to struggle without a quality power forward to rely on when the going gets tough. When shots aren’t falling for the guards, power forwards are the
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  • Magic Man: Kevin Durant saved the Thunder from what looked l……

    Magic Man: Kevin Durant saved the Thunder from what looked l…

    CNNSI.com May 7, 2013
    Kevin Durant saved the Thunder from what looked like a certain loss in Game 1. What more does he have up his sleeve in Game 2 vs. the Grizzlies? Follow the action here.
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  • 5 things the Memphis Grizzlies need to do to beat the Thunder i…

    5 things the Memphis Grizzlies need to do to beat the Thunder in Game 2

    yahoo.com May 7, 2013
    For most of the first 45 minutes of Sunday's Game 1, the Memphis Grizzlies controlled the pace, the style and the action of their Western Conference semifinals opening matchup with the top-seeded Oklahoma City Thunder. But in those final few minutes, it…
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  • Derek Fisher *did* get fined $5K for that ‘double flop’ against…

    Derek Fisher *did* get fined $5K for that ‘double flop’ against the Rockets (Video)

    yahoo.com May 7, 2013
    Hey, remember when Houston Rockets center Omer Asik got called for what appeared to be a pretty dubious offensive foul during the second quarter of Game 5 against the Oklahoma City Thunder? Of course you do! (Remember how I tried to change the name &quo…
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  • Manu Ginobili, Gregg Popovich, Kent Bazemore offer great breakd…

    Manu Ginobili, Gregg Popovich, Kent Bazemore offer great breakdown of Spurs’ game-winner

    We've already talked quite a bit about the game-winning 3-pointer that Manu Ginobili nailed in double overtime to push the San Antonio Spurs past the Golden State Warriors to a 1-0 lead in their Western Conference semifinals series. Let's let three peop…
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  • Deadspin I-Team: Who Is The Shrieking Spurs Fan?

    Deadspin I-Team: Who Is The Shrieking Spurs Fan?

    deadspin.com May 7, 2013
    Last night's Warriors-Spurs double-OT thriller was exciting, but many fans at home struggled to fully integrate themselves into the game experience thanks to a shrill Spurs fan whose voice came through loud and clear on TNT's broadcast.Read more...
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  • Shaq Beats Charles Barkley in Three-Point Contest, Then Breakda…

    Shaq Beats Charles Barkley in Three-Point Contest, Then Breakdances on TNT

    dimemag.com May 7, 2013
    To close out a TNT broadcast that had just finished showing the wild Warriors/Spurs shootout, the guys in the studio brought us this tremendous three-point “contest” between Shaq and Charles Barkley. The two of them had been talking smack to each othe
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  • ‘Screaming Spurs Fan’ likes screaming for the Spurs, was quite …

    ‘Screaming Spurs Fan’ likes screaming for the Spurs, was quite psyched during Game 1 (Video)

    yahoo.com ESPN.com May 7, 2013
    After trailing the Golden State Warriors by as many as 18 and facing a 104-88 deficit with 4:31 remaining in the fourth quarter of Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals, the San Antonio Spurs ripped off a remarkable 18-2 run to tie the game and fo…
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  • VP 'very confident' Paul will re-sign with Clips

    VP 'very confident' Paul will re-sign with Clips

    ESPN.com May 7, 2013
    Los Angeles Clippers general manager Gary Sacks wasn't in a mood to say much about any of the major decisions hanging over the franchise this summer in the first few moments after the Memphis Grizzlies knocked the Clippers out of the playoffs.
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  • That Warriors-Spurs Game Was Bonkers

    That Warriors-Spurs Game Was Bonkers

    deadspin.com May 7, 2013
    Manu Ginobili hit the game-winning shot with 1.2 seconds left in double-overtime to put a bow on an absolutely incredible game. With less than four minutes left in regulation Klay Thompson fouled out with the Warriors up 104-88. Chris Webber said someth…
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  • Video - Stats Chat 05:46

    Stats Chat

    May 7
    The Grizzlies VP talks about playoff basketball, measuring defense, shooting 3s, and Henry Abbott's mom's performance in the TrueHoop Stat Geek Smackdown.
  • Video - What's Next for the Warriors? 06:43

    What's Next for the Warriors?

    May 7
    The Warriors just lost a double-overtime Game 1 heartbreaker to the Spurs. Ethan Sherwood Strauss helps us figure out why, and what's next.
  • Video - Can The Warriors Bounce Back? 00:58

    Can The Warriors Bounce Back?

    May 7
    Kurt Rambis discusses what the Warriors should take away from their loss to the Spurs.
  • Video - Spurs Steal Game 1 In 2OT 02:43

    Spurs Steal Game 1 In 2OT

    May 7
    Highlight Of The Night: The Spurs overcame an 18-point deficit and 44 points from Stephen Curry to defeat the Warriors in double overtime 129-127.

Sports Columnists

  • NBA playoffs 2013 - New York Knicks capitalize on Indiana Pacers' weakenes…

    May 7
    While both teams have their glaring weaknesses, the Knicks overcame theirs in Game 2, Brian Windhorst writes.
  • 2013 NBA draft -- Anthony Bennett to have surgery, agent says

    May 7
    UNLV draft prospect Anthony Bennett will have rotator cuff surgery on his left shoulder on Wednesday, agent Jeff Schwartz told ESPN.com.
  • 2013 NBA draft -- Anthony Bennett undergoes shoulder surgery for SLAP tear

    May 8
    UNLV draft prospect Anthony Bennett will have rotator cuff surgery on his left shoulder on Wednesday, agent Jeff Schwartz told ESPN.com.
  • 2013 NBA playoffs - Chicago Bulls overcoming excuses and despair with conf…

    May 7
    The Chicago Bulls are overcoming excuses and despair with a confidence that anything is possible.