1. Grizzlies Finish Off Blazers in Game 5

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Marc Gasol had 26 points and 14 rebounds as the Memphis Grizzlies advanced to the Western Conference semifinals by beating the Portland Trail Blazers 99-93 on Wednesday night...

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  2. Love's Turbulent Year Ends with Rough Bump

    Cleveland Cavaliers power forward Kevin Love underwent surgery on his dislocated left shoulder Wednesday afternoon, and he is projected to need four to six months to recover, the team announced...

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  3. Horford, Teague Key Late Charge for Hawks

    It wasn't the easiest of rides, but the Atlanta Hawks hold a 3-2 series lead as their first round series with the Brooklyn Nets shifts back to New York . A late charge materialized at the right time, and the Hawks pulled away with a 107-97 victory...

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  4. Desperate Hawks Need to End Series ASAP

    I believe I speak for all Atlantans when I say: Enough of this. Go win Game 6 and be done with the Brooklyn Nets . Be done with them because this has become the scariest 38-win team since … well, since the Atlanta Hawks of last season...

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  5. Complete Schedule for Western Conf. Semis

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  6. Ranking Toronto Raptors' Biggest Priorities for 2015 NBA Offseason

    A disappointing playoff run—which was over before anyone had a chance to soak in the moment—has forced the Toronto Raptors to stare into the abyss of an offseason that could bring major changes to both the roster and coaching staff...

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  7. Atlanta Hawks Must Find Bench Production with Nothing Guaranteed Out East

    Dropping one game to the eighth-seeded Brooklyn Nets was expected. Heck, ceding two in enemy territory was understandable to a degree...

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  8. Brook Lopez Proving His Importance to Brooklyn Nets' Playoff Run and Future

    Everyone knows what Brook Lopez can do on offense, but his defense has been an unheralded factor in the Brooklyn Nets ' series against the Atlanta Hawks , who lead 3-2 heading into Friday evening's Game 6...

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  9. Anderson-Jack Combo Deadly in Game 5

    The Atlanta Hawks put away the Brooklyn Nets 107-97 on Wednesday to take a 3-2 lead in the series. The pesky Nets hung around, but Atlanta outclassed them in the end...

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  10. Nets Head Home Now on Brink of Elimination

    ATLANTA — The Nets , for the third time in their series with the Hawks , gave themselves an opportunity to steal a win in their opponent's building. But, once again, the Nets let that opportunity slip through their fingers...

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  11. Hollins Not Planning to Rest Johnson & Lopez Much

    ATLANTA - Lionel Hollins has tightened his rotation during the playoffs and that means plenty of court time for his key guys...

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  12. Ranking Sacramento Kings' Biggest Priorities for 2015 NBA Offseason

    This is the biggest offseason in recent memory for the Sacramento Kings . It's the team's last dress rehearsal at Sleep Train Arena before moving to the new downtown entertainment and sports complex for the 2016-17 season...

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  13. Watch: Gasol Spins Past Defender for Slam

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  14. Kevin Love Injury Update: Cavaliers Star Out 4-6 Months After Shoulder Surgery

    Cleveland Cavaliers All-Star Kevin Love underwent surgery on his left shoulder Wednesday after dislocating it in Sunday's first-round series-clinching victory over the Boston Celtics ...

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  15. Vince Carter Showcases Vintage Hops, Throws Down Powerful Putback Dunk

    Serious question: Does Vince Carter have any idea how old he is? With his Memphis Grizzlies looking to close out the Portland Trail Blazers in Game 5, the 38-year-old brought ...

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  16. Lessons Learned so Far from Los Angeles Clippers' First-Round Series with Spurs

    Through five games of the Los Angeles Clippers vs. San Antonio Spurs series, things have not gone as Doc Rivers had planned. His team trails 3-2, and there are plenty of lessons to be learned after digesting each of these gut-wrenching games...

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  17. Mike Conley's Face Is Disgustingly Swollen

    Mike Conley was on the wrong end of an inadvertent elbow from C.J. McCollum in Game 3, and fans haven't seen him since he walked off to the locker room. During Thursday's Game 5, the country got a first hand look at just how beat up Conley is...

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  18. Breaking Down Dallas Mavericks' Biggest Needs for 2015 NBA Offseason

    The Dallas Mavericks went into the 2014-15 season with high expectations but were yet again bounced in the opening round of the NBA playoffs. The disappointment will eventually settle down, and the Mavs have a busy summer ahead...

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  19. If Donovan Is Mulling, Presti Should Rethink Offer

    As of 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Florida coach Billy Donovan reportedly was still mulling over an offer to become the Thunder's next coach...

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  20. Teague Returns After Right Ankle Sprain

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  21. Teague Limps off with Apparent Ankle Injury

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  22. Nets' Alan Anderson Finishes Strong Move with 2-Handed Flush

    Is that Dwyane Wade wearing No. 6 for the Brooklyn Nets tonight? Nope, just Alan Anderson . But Double-A is playing like vintage D-Wade...

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  23. What the Los Angeles Clippers Must Do to Pull 1st-Round Upset vs. Spurs

    The Los Angeles Clippers are facing steep odds as they seek to climb out of a 3-2 series hole against the San Antonio Spurs . Entering a win-or-go-home Game 6, the Western Conference's No...

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  24. Sixers Could Benefit from Salary-Strapped Thunder

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  25. Horford Rebounds, Dunks and Assists in 7 Secs

    Knowing that a good start could help the Atlanta Hawks secure a win in Game 5, Al Horford is doing it all...

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