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Topic - The Nba Playoffs
Russell Westbrook apparently is a quick healer.
There was a time when second-round draft picks in the NBA held about as much value to some teams as the caps that were given to each player chosen on draft night.
Beleaguered manager Don Mattingly insisted Monday he doesn't feel he's about to be fired by the Los Angeles Dodgers, and he has no idea whether he needs to win a three-game series against the Milwaukee Brewers to keep his job.
Parity has struck the NBA playoffs, where the conference semifinals are all fit to be tied.
Demanding as New Yorkers can be, it doesn't take much to keep Knicks fans happy.
Now that Jason Collins has made history as the first active player in any of the four major U.S. professional sports leagues to come out as gay, the 7-foot center is facing another big step.
The Los Angeles Clippers are focusing much more of their attention on Grizzlies point guard Mike Conley, and he has only himself to blame.
Five things to watch in the first round of the NBA playoffs, which begin Saturday:
Pat Riley has this vision in which LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh finish their careers together with the Miami Heat, then get their numbers retired by the organization at the same time.
The West has been the better conference during the regular season, and now teams are looking for the payoff during the NBA postseason.
Gregg Popovich's "I want some nasty!" is fast becoming the catchphrase of the NBA playoffs. It's eminently quotable, brash and an overnight splash.
He bears the awkward burden of having the same initials, A.I., as the most recent iconic figure to wear a Philadelphia 76ers uniform, Allen Iverson. Loved and hated by the passionate 76ers fan base, Iverson was a controversial figure during his 12 seasons in the City of Brotherly Love.
The NBA playoffs are in full swing and already there have been some surprises.
Boston Celtics guard Ray Allen won't play in Game 1 of the NBA playoffs against the Atlanta Hawks.
The sprint to the NBA playoffs is over and the postseason lineup is one of the most intriguing ever.