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NBA Playoffs

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  • On The Fly: Tiger Will Make Masters Even More Enjoyable

    The world's 96th-ranked golfer announced he will play in the Masters next week, and that's big news because his name is Tiger Woods. The appearance at Augusta National will end a nine-week layoff for Woods, 39, whose game has been a mess over the past...
  • ASK IRA: What will it take for Heat to make playoffs?

    ASK IRA: What will it take for Heat to make playoffs?
    Q: Ira, do the Heat have to win out to make the playoffs? And what are the odds of that? -- Charlie. A: I think 38-44 should get them in and that 39-43 would. So 4-3 might be good enough and 5-2 should be. Of course, that also would represent some of...
  • LeBron says he would embrace facing Wade, Heat in playoffs

    LeBron says he would embrace facing Wade, Heat in playoffs
    The fight to make the NBA playoffs will be challenging enough for the Miami Heat, with the Brooklyn Nets, Boston Celtics, Charlotte Hornets and Milwaukee Bucks all keeping the pressure on with victories Wednesday night. But one interested bystander...
  • For the record

    Clippers: A subheadline in the March 28 Sports section for an article about the Clippers' victory against the Philadelphia 76ers said the Clippers secured home court advantage in the first round of the NBA playoffs. They clinched a playoff berth on Friday...
  • Clippers make clinching a playoff berth look easy against 76ers

    Clippers make clinching a playoff berth look easy against 76ers
    It was a locker room devoid of champagne, commemorative T-shirts or even congratulatory chatter, the Clippers acting as if they had done nothing more than log a late-season victory over one of the worst teams in the NBA. The significance of their 119-98...
  • Whitley: Kentucky Wildcats are great, but they aren't greatest ever

    Whitley: Kentucky Wildcats are great, but they aren't greatest ever
    Contrary to rumor, Kentucky will not replace the Miami Heat in the NBA playoffs. But as the Wildcats storm closer to the first perfect season in 39 years, one question is becoming louder. Is this the greatest college basketball team ever? No, though...
  • ASK IRA: Would playoffs vs. Cavs be the ultimate for Heat?

    ASK IRA: Would playoffs vs. Cavs be the ultimate for Heat?
    Q: Leave the standings this way so we can smash the Cavs. -- Andrew. A: Um, yeah, no. Look, even with the way the Heat have played recently, stealing any series in the absence of Chris Bosh would have to be considered a longshot, let alone the first...
  • Lakers falter late and drop fifth in a row, 100-93 to Mavericks

    Lakers falter late and drop fifth in a row, 100-93 to Mavericks
    The Dallas Mavericks came into Staples Center on Sunday looking forward to the NBA playoffs. The Lakers came in looking forward to the NBA draft. And both teams took a big step toward their respective goals, with the Mavericks rallying for a 100-93...
  • Bulls star Derrick Rose's season won't end because of knee injury

    Bulls star Derrick Rose's season won't end because of knee injury
    The latest injury to Bulls guard Derrick Rose is not season ending as was originally feared, and the Chicago native could be back on the court before the postseason begins. Rose underwent surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee Friday -- his...
  • Derrick Rose has meniscus tear of right knee; season in jeopardy

    Derrick Rose has meniscus tear of right knee; season in jeopardy
    The hand-wringing over and scrutiny of Derrick Rose's up-and-down play as he attempted his second comeback from successive season-ending knee surgeries has defined this Bulls season. Now, almost unbelievably, a familiar chapter has changed the...
  • Fitting send-off for K-9

    Fitting send-off for K-9
    After a decade of sniffing out bad guys, explosives and runaway children, Miramar Police Department K-9 officer Mac is hanging up the collar. The German-born Belgian Malinois was recently given a fitting retirement send-off complete with a dog biscuit...