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  • LeBron's track record puts odds in Cavs' favor as they attempt to close out Bulls

    INDEPENDENCE, Ohio Among all the lessons LeBron James has taught Kyrie Irving this year, perhaps one more can now be added to the list: Learning to play through pain and succeed. James' spectacular night, coupled with Irving's return to form Tuesday...
  • ASK IRA: Can Heat bypass Cavs or Hawks next season?

    ASK IRA: Can Heat bypass Cavs or Hawks next season?
    Q: Ira, this is the second consecutive year the top two seeds have advanced to the Eastern Conference finals. If that's what it takes to get there next year, do you see the Heat finishing in the top two? -- Aaron. A: I assume you're asking whether the...
  • Patriots are guilty of deflating our Cheap Seats

    Patriots are guilty of deflating our Cheap Seats
    Jerry Greene is not in the Cheap Seats this week. You can blame Tom Brady and the New England Patriots. In case you just returned from Pluto, this thing called Deflategate has been dominating the news. The NFL came down hard on the Pats and Brady last...
  • In 1st conference final, Atlanta Hawks to face LeBron's Cavs

    As far as Jeff Teague and the rest of the Atlanta Hawks are concerned, bring on LeBron. Atlanta managed to make it to its first Eastern Conference final without the sort of transcendent, game-changing player that upcoming opponent Cleveland features with...
  • Ira Winderman: Riley was right and wrong about LeBron

    Ira Winderman: Riley was right and wrong about LeBron
    We are a month shy of a year since Pat Riley issued his challenge to the best basketball player on the planet: Stay and make the Miami Heat into "a generational team." A month after Riley attempted to sell legacy, LeBron James was gone. In the...
  • Pierce's shot too late, Hawks hold on to beat Wizards 94-91

    Kyle Korver was the Atlanta Hawks' closest defender as Paul Pierce shimmied to his left and launched a 3-point try, hoping to extend the Washington Wizards' season by forcing overtime in Game 6 of the teams' second-round series. The shot swished,...
  • NBA: Los Hawks avanzan a la siguiente ronda por 'suerte'

    NBA: Los Hawks avanzan a la siguiente ronda por 'suerte'
    Salvándose de irse al tiempo extra cuando un triple de Paul Pierce que hubiera empatado el partido fue anulado por entrar tarde, los Hawks de Atlanta avanzaron por primera vez a la final de la Conferencia del Este al vencer el viernes 94-91 a los...
  • Magic history: Lottery appearances not a habit

    Magic history: Lottery appearances not a habit
    Tuesday night is the NBA Draft Lottery. It's an event you don't ever want your team to take part in, much less become a returning contestant. It usually means your team stinks. It always means it didn't make the playoffs. San Antonio Spurs fans don'...
  • Hawks hold off Wizards, advance to conference finals for first time

    WASHINGTON History. The Hawks' record-setting season has reached new heights. For the first time in franchise history, the team has advanced to the Eastern Conference finals. Up next: the Cavaliers. The Hawks disposed of the Wizards, 94-91, on Friday...
  • Top-seeded Warriors, Hawks try to close out series, advance

    The Golden State Warriors and Atlanta Hawks have regained control of their respective series, doing their best to restore order in the NBA playoffs. Though things can turn quickly in these series, and the league could easily fall right back into...
  • Paul Pierce calls 'Series,' then Washington Wizards lose to Atlanta Hawks

    Paul Pierce calls 'Series,' then Washington Wizards lose to Atlanta Hawks
    In an impressive show of bravado, Paul Pierce hit a big three-point shot to put the Wizards ahead of the Hawks, 81-80, in the closing seconds of Game 5 last night. He followed that act up with a comment to the Atlanta bench that could have gone down as...