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NBA Playoffs

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  • NBA playoffs: Eastern Conference preview

    1. INDIANA 56-26 (Home: 35-6; Road: 21-20) vs. 8. ATLANTA 38-44 (Home: 24-17; Road: 14-27) Season series: Tied, 2-2. Key stat: Even with its epic late-season slide, Indiana still ranked second in the league by giving up only 92.3 points per...
  • NBA playoffs: Western Conference preview

    NBA playoffs: Western Conference preview
    3. CLIPPERS 57-25 (Home: 34-7; Road: 23-18) vs. 6. GOLDEN STATE 51-31 (Home: 27-14; Road: 24-17) Season series: Tied, 2-2. Key stat: The Clippers lead the NBA in three-point defense, holding teams to 33.2% shooting from beyond the arc. That...
  • Story lines run deep in NBA playoffs, as should the Clippers

    Story lines run deep in NBA playoffs, as should the Clippers
    It's springtime in Los Angeles, otherwise known as the season when the Clippers march merrily into the playoffs and the Lakers conduct exit interviews. OK, so maybe this isn't exactly an annual occurrence. The Lakers haven't missed the playoffs during...
  • Letters: Finishing off the Lakers

    Letters: Finishing off the Lakers
    Why is L.A. so upset with Mike D'Antoni and Lakers management? We all knew this was a patchwork team that had no chance of actually winning anything this year. Myopic Lakers fans should cheer D'Antoni for not bailing on this squad, and praise Pau Gasol...
  • Bulls' Joakim Noah skips practice for personal reasons

    Joakim Noah was excused from Chicago Bulls practice Friday for personal reasons. Coach Tom Thibodeau said that Noah was in New York for bereavement. The Bulls are hopeful Noah will be back Saturday and that he will play Sunday in Game 1 of the Bulls'...
  • Watch Craig Sager Jr., in for ailing father, interview Gregg Popovich

    Watch Craig Sager Jr., in for ailing father, interview Gregg Popovich
    Craig Sager will be a notable absense from the NBA playoffs this year as he undergoes treatment for leukemia. The TNT sideline analyst known for his wild wardrobe made the announcement Friday in typically charismatic fashion. “My favorite time...
  • Clippers crush Warriors by 40 points to even series, 1-1

    Clippers crush Warriors by 40 points to even series, 1-1
    It wasn’t exciting. It wasn’t close. But it was very entertaining if you were a Clippers fan. In a total reversal of Game 1, the Clippers dominated the Golden State Warriors from the opening tip Monday night at Staples Center to take a 138-...
  • 'The Boondocks' kicks off final season with record ratings

    'The Boondocks' kicks off final season with record ratings
    The fourth season of "The Boondocks" had a lot of things going against it: The series had been off the air since the last season ended in 2010, and it was produced without the involvement of the series' creator, Aaron McGruder. But the season premiere...
  • Masters is so much more than golf, and that's the way it should be

    Masters is so much more than golf, and that's the way it should be
    AUGUSTA, Ga. — It was a quiet, nondescript moment deep in the pine trees at the end of a sunny practice round. It was a moment unspoiled by smartphones or smart alecks. It was the perfect Masters moment. At a spot where fans could cross the 18th...
  • Pacers on verge of clinching top seed in East with win over Thunder

    WASHINGTON -- What became apparent with Saturday night's Miami Heat loss to the Atlanta Hawks came into sharper focus Sunday: The Heat likely will enter the NBA playoffs as the No. 2 seed in the Eastern Conference. With Sunday's 102-97 victory over...
  • Blackhawks postseason tickets in greater demand than Bulls

    Blackhawks postseason tickets in greater demand than Bulls
    When it comes to the Bulls’ and Blackhawks’ postseason chances, most Chicago fans seem to be putting their money on the Hawks.  With the two teams headed into the playoffs this week, Blackhawks post-season tickets are selling for about 30...