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  1. League: NBA
  2. Dallas vs. San Antonio
    1:00 PM
    8 DAL
    1 SA
  3. Charlotte vs. Miami
    3:30 PM
    7 CHA
    2 MIA
  4. Washington vs. Chicago
    7:00 PM
    5 WAS
    4 CHI
  5. Portland vs. Houston
    9:30 PM
    5 POR
    4 HOU
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  1. Biggest obstacle to Miami Heat 3-peat

    Biggest obstacle to Miami Heat 3-peat

  2. NBA 2013-14 postseason predictions
    Yahoo! Sports Staff

    NBA 2013-14 postseason predictions

  3. Steve Nash: Lakers 'can't rely on me'
    Marc J. Spears

    Steve Nash: Lakers 'can't rely on me'

  4. Blake Griffin tosses water on Warriors fan after fouling out of Clippers' Game 1 loss
    Marc J. Spears

    Blake Griffin tosses water on Warriors fan after fouling out of Clippers' Game 1 loss

  5. Players union head: Calathes suspension 'a true injustice'
    Adrian Wojnarowski

    Players union head: Calathes suspension 'a true injustice'

  6. Who will be the breakout stars in the NBA playoffs?

    Who will be the breakout stars in the NBA playoffs?

  7. Clippers' Blake Griffin spends more time watching than playing during loss to Warriors
    Marc J. Spears

    Clippers' Blake Griffin spends more time watching than playing during loss to Warriors

  8. Lakers don't have much to say about Mike D'Antoni's future as coach
    Marc J. Spears

    Lakers don't have much to say about Mike D'Antoni's future as coach

  9. Who will win the NBA championship?

    Who will win the NBA championship?

  • 5 things to know about Mavericks-Spurs series

    While San Antonio Spurs steamrolled toward their fourth 60-win season in 11 years, coach Gregg Popovich was asked if there is a secret formula for the franchise's almost unfathomable run of excellence. ''Yes there is,'' said Popovich, in typical deadpan fashion. What the Spurs have created is a…

    The Associated Press
    Sun, Apr 20
    10:00 AM PDT
    Dallas at San Antonio
    Preview Game
  • Raptors drop expletive and game to Nets in playoff opener

    By Steve Keating TORONTO (Reuters) - Sparked by a stinging expletive the NBA playoffs got off to an explosive start as the Brooklyn Nets landed the first blow in a suddenly bitter Eastern Conference first round match-up with a 94-87 win over the Toronto Raptors on Saturday. Out of the playoffs…

    Reuters
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  • Lakers don't have much to say about Mike D'Antoni's future as coach

    Mike D'Antoni has two years left on his contract, but the Lakers haven't committed to bringing him back next season.

    Yahoo Sports
  • Calathes suspension a reminder of supplement risk

    NBA players are warned at the start of every season about the dangers of nutritional supplements. One of them could be the reason the Memphis Grizzlies will begin the playoffs without Nick Calathes. The reserve guard was suspended 20 games Friday for violating the league's anti-drug policy by…

    The Associated Press
  • Report: NBA salary cap expected to jump $5M

    The NBA salary cap is projected to rise by about $5 million for next season, sources told ESPN.com. The luxury-tax threshold would jump from $71.7 million to $77 million, according to ESPN's sources. This is the third time this season that the league has bumped its projections for 2014-15,…

    The SportsXchange
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    Biggest obstacle to Miami Heat 3-peat

    Yahoo Sports' Marc J. Spears explains what could keep the Heat from winning a 3rd straight title and what's next for the Big 3.

    Yahoo Sports Videos
  • Warriors-Clippers Preview

    There's an All-Star point guard on each side, they're both young and athletic, and each franchise is trying to distance itself from an inglorious past that cast them as afterthoughts for most of their years in the NBA. They've tangled while splitting their four games this season, most famously on…

    The Associated Press
  • Durant leads Thunder past Grizzlies 100-86

    Kevin Durant scored 13 of his 33 points in the fourth quarter to help the Oklahoma City Thunder defeat the Memphis Grizzlies 100-86 on Saturday night in the opening game of their first-round series. Russell Westbrook had 23 points and 10 rebounds and Serge Ibaka added 17 points and nine rebounds…

    The Associated Press
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  • Shot clock problem forces PA countdowns and air horn at Raptors-Nets Game 1

    The opening game of the NBA playoffs was meant to display the best the league has to offer. Instead, it ended up with a goofy technical malfunction that turned the end of Saturday's Game 1 between the Toronto Raptors and Brooklyn Nets into a goofy scene.

    Ball Don't Lie
  • Ball Don't Lie previews the first round of the 2014 NBA playoffs

    All the links you need to prepare for the first round of the 2014 NBA playoffs.

    Ball Don't Lie
  • Trail Blazers-Rockets Preview

    The Houston Rockets were happy simply to return to the playoffs last season. A year later and with the addition of Dwight Howard, the Rockets are back in the postseason and looking to make some noise. ''Just being here is not good enough,'' said Chandler Parsons, who made his playoff debut last…

    The Associated Press
  • Sixers owner calls season "huge success"

    Despite winning just 19 games, Philadelphia 76ers owner Joshua Harris called this season "a huge success." The Sixers had the second-worst record in the NBA at 19-63 and hope to get the No. 1 pick in this year's draft. Many believe the Sixers failed on purpose in hopes of landing the No. 1 pick to…

    The SportsXchange
  • Ball Don’t Lie’s 2013-14 Playoff Previews: Miami Heat vs. Charlotte Bobcats

    Miami and Charlotte's first round series starts on Sunday.

    Ball Don't Lie
    Sun, Apr 20
    12:30 PM PDT
    Charlotte at Miami
    Preview Game
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    Who will win the NBA championship?

    Yahoo Sports' Marc J. Spears reveals his predictions for this year's NBA playoffs.

    Yahoo Sports Videos
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  • Hawks take 1-0 lead by rolling past Pacers 101-93

    Atlanta's Jeff Teague demolished the Pacers' grand playoff plan. The Pacers didn't have an answer. Teague scored a playoff career-high 28 points, Paul Millsap added 25 and the eighth-seeded Hawks won their first road playoff game in three years, shocking top-seeded Indiana 101-93 to take a 1-0 lead…

    The Associated Press
  • Nets-Raptors Preview

    The Toronto Raptors won the Atlantic Division and set a franchise record with 48 wins. The Nets may think so. Brooklyn dropped four of its last five games, with coach Jason Kidd resting his regulars in a 29-point loss to Cleveland on the final night of the season, as the Nets slid from fifth to…

    The Associated Press
  • Players union head: Calathes suspension 'a true injustice'

    Nick Calathes will miss the Grizzlies' playoff series after testing positive for Tamoxifen, and NBPA acting executive director Ron Klempner isn't happy about it

    Yahoo Sports
  • Report: Woodson wants to know status before meeting

    New York Knicks coach Mike Woodson does not want to meet face-to-face with new team president Phil Jackson until he is informed whether or not he will be retained for next season, ESPN reported Friday. An announcement on Woodson's status likely will not come until next week, according to ESPN The…

    The SportsXchange
  • Ball Don’t Lie’s 2013-14 Playoff Previews: Houston Rockets vs. Portland Trail Blazers

    Houston and Portland begin their first round playoff series on Sunday.

    Ball Don't Lie
  • Warriors 109, Clippers 105

    LOS ANGELES -- Guard Klay Thompson scored 22 points and forward David Lee added 20 points and 13 rebounds, and the Golden State Warriors surprised the Los Angeles Clippers with a 109-105 victory in the opening round of the Western Conference quarterfinals Saturday before a sellout crowd of 19,339…

    The SportsXchange
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