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NBA admits error on overtime foul that knocked Dwight Howard ou…

NBA admits error on overtime foul that knocked Dwight Howard out of Rockets-Blazers Game 1 (Video)

yahoo.com Updated Apr 21
Good news, Houston Rockets fans: If you thought that the referees botched the foul call that knocked Dwight Howard out of Game 1 against the Portland Trail Blazers late in overtime on Sunday, it turns out you were right! There is, however, some bad news…
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  • NBA: Officials missed foul call in Blazers-Rockets game

    NBA: Officials missed foul call in Blazers-Rockets game

    nba.com Apr 21
    Rod Thorn, NBA President, Basketball Operations, issued the following statement Monday regarding a play late in the fourth quarter of the Portland Trail Blazers' 122-120 win over the Houston Rockets on April 20, at Toyota Center:
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  • Rockets' Beverley cleared to play in Game 2

    Rockets' Beverley cleared to play in Game 2

    Rockets point guard Patrick Beverley woke up on Monday morning and already knew what the team doctors would tell him hours later: He was going to play in Game 2 on Wednesday.
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  • Shaq Calls Robin Lopez “BBQ Chicken” Before Barkley Calls Shaq …

    Shaq Calls Robin Lopez “BBQ Chicken” Before Barkley Calls Shaq “Overrated”

    dimemag.com Apr 21
    The crew on TNT’s Emmy-winning “Inside the NBA” got heated last night after the soon-to-be epic Game 1 between the Blazers and Rockets. Shaq started things off by again criticizing Dwight Howard for not taking more advantage of Robin Lopez, the latter o…
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  • LaMarcus Aldridge’s 46 Points Power Blazers Past Rockets In OT

    LaMarcus Aldridge’s 46 Points Power Blazers Past Rockets In OT

    The Blazers won a humdinger of a final game during the opening weekend of the 2014 NBA Playoffs. LaMarcus Aldridge scored a Blazers playoff franchise record 46 points in Portland’s 122-120 overtime win in Game 1 of their first round series against the f…
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  • Video - Jeremy Lin Sends Air Ball Over Backboard 00:16

    Jeremy Lin Sends Air Ball Over Backboard

    Apr 21
    The Rockets' Jeremy Lin misses the easy jumper and sends the ball flying over the backboard during the second quarter of Houston's 122-120 OT loss to the Portland Trail Blazers.

Sports Columnists

  • 2014 NBA Playoffs: No stopping Blake Griffin this time

    Apr 21
    Blake Griffin back on the beam in Game 2.
  • Daily Dime: Grizzlies claw back into series

    Apr 21
    The night Beno Udrih became a surprise playoff factor
  • Masai Ujiri, Toronto Raptors general manager, warned for using expletive

    Apr 21
    Toronto Raptors general manager Masai Ujiri will not be fined or punished for the expletive he uttered Saturday at a pep rally before the Raptors' home playoff opener, according to sources familiar with the league's ruling.
  • Masai Ujiri, Toronto Raptors general manager, fined $25K for using expleti…

    Apr 21
    Toronto Raptors general manager Masai Ujiri will not be fined or punished for the expletive he uttered Saturday at a pep rally before the Raptors' home playoff opener, according to sources familiar with the league's ruling.