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Here are the top 10 dunks of the NBA Playoffs first round. Dunks from Clippers Griffin to Sixers Andre Igouodala.
BEST OF MAXIM
The Los Angeles Clippers went from mediocre to an instant playoff contender after the arrival of Chris Paul back in December of 2011. Their young star, Blake Griffin, dubbed themselves as “Lob City”, which was fitting to their style of play.
With the Clippers currently playing the Grizzlies in the 1st-round of the NBA Playoffs, the young Clippers team have been engaging in...
By late Thursday morning, Clippers All-Star power forward Blake Griffin, who suffered a sprained left knee during Wednesday nights Game 5 of the playoffs against Memphis, had yet to get an MRI on the knee. But the Clippers were expecting Griffin to get the test done sometime this afternoon and to get the results back soon after.
Griffin had indicated after Game 5 that his knee was...
Blake Griffin's dunk contest winner - a soaring jam over a car during last year's NBA All-Star weekend - set off more social media buzz than a Super Bowl ad.
''Once in a lifetime,'' said Tim Chaney, the marketing director for Kia, which was lucky enough to have the electrifying moment fused with its product before a national TV audience.
Blake Griffin sprained his left knee, while Chris Paul endured a strained right hip flexor and jammed middle finger.
The Los Angeles Clippers are 0 for 2 in closeout games, and now their playoff future comes down to a decisive Game 7.
Win and the franchise can savor a landmark series victory. Lose and the Clippers will face the same derision that has dogged them for years.
''It's do or die now,'' Blake Griffin said.
The Clippers put themselves in this must-win situation by...
It may need an asterisk but a number 8 seed knocking off a number 1 seed is always a tremendous accomplishment. The Sixers pulled off that task after beating the Bulls on Thursday and winning their first round series, 4-2.Fittingly, the hero for the Sixers was Andre Iguodala, who has taken a ton of heat over the years for not stepping up in the clutch and hitting the big shots...
LOS ANGELES– In the Battle for Los Angeles, both the Clippers and the Lakers are falling to their knees at the same time.
Each team should be done by now having had their prey one game away from elimination.
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PHILADELPHIA—There are no asterisks to be placed in the record books. It doesn’t matter that the Chicago Bulls lost two of their starters. The only thing that matters is that the 76ers are advancing to the next round of the playoffs and the Bulls are not.
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Andre Iguodala, often malligned for coming up small in key situations, hit two free throws with 2.2 seconds left on the clock to lead the Sixers to a 79-78 win and a series win.
“I have no idea how we won that game.”
When your coach opens his postgame press conference with this sentence, you know it was a crazy game. The Philadelphia 76ers snatched victory from the hands of defeat...
The stubborn Memphis Grizzlies aren't the only obstacles in the Los Angeles Clippers' path to closing out a rare playoff series victory. Blake Griffin and Chris Paul are banged-up heading into Game 6, and Caron Butler continues to play with a broken left hand.
The Clippers could have earned some much-needed rest with a win in Game 5 Wednesday night. Instead, they lost 92...
LOS ANGELES -- The Memphis Grizzlies took advantage of the Los Angeles Clippers' two ailing stars and forced the most thrilling series of the first round of the 2012 NBA Playoffs into a do-or-die Game 7. In a 90-88 Game 6 win on Friday night at the Staples Center, the Grizzlies used big performances from big men Marc Gasol and Zach Randolph to win their second straight game...
The Philadelphia 76ers danced in celebration after their first-round upset of the top-seeded Chicago Bulls.
The Boston Celtics plodded off the court after clinching their first-round series, in search of the nearest bucket of ice.
''They were excited. We were relieved,'' Boston coach Doc Rivers said Friday, the only off-day before the Celtics and Sixers begin the...
(AP Photo/David Zalubowski - Edit by: Payton Wales)
The Celtics open up their second round playoff series against the Philadelphia 76ers by dodging the Chicago Bulls bullet thanks to Derrick Rose’s injury. Looking at this match up has a lot of Celtics fans salivating at the mouth. Don’t be so quick to skip over this series looking at the potential Eastern Conference Finals...