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Blake Griffin unloads three monster dunks on Aron Baynes (Video)

Aron Baynes is going to have nightmares about Blake Griffin for the next two weeks. The Los Angeles Clippers forward absolutely destroyed Baynes with three monster, tone-setting dunks during Game 1 of the Western Conference playoff series between the Clippers and Spurs at Staples Center Sunday. Griffin beat Baynes one-on-one for his first huge dunk...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Charles Barkley zings Shaq for having so many kids (Video)

If you stuck around for “Inside the NBA” on TNT after the Clippers-Spurs game Sunday night, you were treated to a great show. Not only were there the usual share of highlights and postgame comments, but the jokes from the crew were flowing like usual. Take for instance this brilliant zinger from Charles Barkley directed...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
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The Chicago Bulls vs The Milwaukee Bucks: Rose blooms in game one

NBA Eastern Conference Playoffs: Round 1 No. 3 seed: The Chicago Bulls (50-32) vs No. 6 seed: The Milwaukee Bucks (41-41) Game 2: Monday, April 20th 8:00 PM On TNT Game one is in the books and the Chicago Bulls have taken a 1-0 lead in their series against the Milwaukee Bucks. Derrick Rose made it through the game and even gave fans some glimpses of his old self. But the victory...
Via isportsweb.com
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Houston Rockets vs. Dallas Mavericks

The first round of playoffs has begun, and the Houston Rockets have already taken a lead against the Dallas Mavericks. The first game of the series was a great game, and we got to see all sorts of enjoyable basketball. As a whole I would say this series is going to be very exciting. Harden is a monster James Harden is looking good early on in this series Though his defense is...
Via isportsweb.com
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Blake Griffin posterizes Aron Baynes three times in one quarter (Video)

Los Angeles Clippers superstar Blake Griffin had three monster dunks during the third quarter of Sunday's Game 1 against San Antonio, posterizing Spurs backup center Aron Baynes each time.Griffin went right around Baynes on the first dunk. On the others, Griffin was able to find the path through the Spurs defense and Baynes came over too late to help out.Griffin scored 26 points...
Via Holdout Sports
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DeAndre Jordan swats Manu Ginobili's shot into the stands (Video)

L.A. Clippers center DeAndre Jordan set the tone during Sunday's Game 1 against San Antonio by swatting a shot by Spurs guard Manu Ginobili into the stands.Ginobili attempted to shoot a layup over Austin Rivers when Jordan came over for the huge block, pumping up the Staples Center crowd and his teammates in the process.Jordan had 4 blocks and a whopping 14 rebounds as the Clippers...
Via Holdout Sports
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Avery Bradley and Evan Turner struggle in Game 1 loss

The Celtics have a very slim chance in beating the Cavs in their first round series, especially if Avery Bradley and Evan Turner are no-shows like they were in the C's 113-100 Game 1 loss.Bradley missed seven of his ten shots, including a few air-balls that made you question if there was a breeze in the building:Bradley is one of the few Celtics with playoff experience and the C...
Via Celtics Life
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Why Billy Donovan won't go to Oklahoma City

The last time a Florida coaching icon left for the pros, it came as a distinct shock… but it did happen. Steve Spurrier, having coached the Gators on the gridiron for 12 seasons (1990-2001), bolted for the NFL’s Washington Redskins in January of 2002. Naturally, the move wasn’t hard to explain: Spurrier wanted to scratch that NFL itch and see what the pro game was all about...
Via The Student Section
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If Tony Parker's not right, it's going to go wrong for Spurs

Tony Parker will be a member of the Basketball Hall of Fame after he retires and becomes eligible for the honor. After back-to-back NBA Finals appearances and one more NBA championship as part of the San Antonio Spurs’ dynasty, there is nothing Parker and his old-man teammates truly have to prove. However, after Game 1 of the Western Conference playoffs, it’s really rather...
Via Crossover Chronicles
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

ON DEMAND: Celtics vs Cavs Game 1 Post Game Show | The Kyrie Irving Show

After a hard fought first half, the Celtics dropped game 1 to the Cavs. CLNS Radio's Post Game Show has all the reactions and game notes.
Via CLNS Radio
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The Cleveland Cavaliers have unveiled the "Interactive Beer-tender" vending machine

Craig Carton told us Friday that the Chicago United Center is implementing self-serve beer robots. The Cleveland Cavaliers have unveiled the latest in technological advancement and installed it at Quicken Loans Arena...The "Interactive Beer-tender."[Kyle Newport]Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
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Report: Portland Trail Blazers Concerned About Losing LaMarcus Aldridge

The 2015 NBA free agent class is headlined by a couple franchise cornerstones in Marc Gasol and LaMarcus Aldridge, but neither player has publicly expressed a desire to leave his current setting. However, according to Jason Quick of The Oregonian, the Portland Trail Blazers ought to be concerned about losing their star power forward in Aldridge. “After an atrocious performance...
Via Sportsnaut
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Steve Ballmer’s Reaction to Blake Griffin’s Dunk is Nightmare-Inducing

Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer is enjoying his first season with the franchise. The enthusiastic billionaire has had little issue showcasing his overwhelming emotions for his team and Sunday night was no exception. During the Clippers’ Game 1 win over the Spurs, Blake Griffin threw down a nasty one-handed dunk over San Antonio’s Aron Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
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Gregg Popovich Is In Finals Form… In Terms of Messing With The Media

Gregg Popovich of the San Antonio Spurs was none too pleased with his team’s Game 1 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers, and an angry Pop is not what media members covering the team want. Pop entered the postgame press conference in vintage Pop fashion, and responded to all questions with either one-word answers or Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
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NBA Film Study: Wizards vs. Raptors

Saturday’s Game 1 between the Washington Wizards and the Toronto Raptors was an old-fashioned, slow-paced, heavy-defensed playoff brawl. The Wizards won by the low, low score of 93–86, and that was after five minutes of overtime. Both teams shot under 40 percent from the field.  Something’s off about this being such a low-scoring game, though. While the Wizards were fifth...
Via The Sports Post
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Milwaukee Bucks Weekly: The playoffs begin

The week that was The Milwaukee Bucks wrapped up their regular season with a win against the Philadelphia 76ers and a loss against the Boston Celtics, bringing their overall record to 41-41. The Bucks then faced off the Chicago Bulls in the playoffs, which Chicago prevailed in the first game of the series. Game balls Michael Carter-Williams was the star of the show last Monday...
Via isportsweb.com
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NBA Playoffs: Blake Griffin Baptizes Aron Baynes

I honestly don’t know what to say about Mr. Baynes, but if he decided to walk away from the game of basketball I wouldn’t be mad. The center of the San Antonio Spurs got annihilated by Blake Griffin with a mirage of posters. If you haven’t seen them, check out the video below. 
Via The Front Office News
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New Orleans Pelicans: Three keys to victory in Game 2

Kyle Terada-USA TODAY SportsThe New Orleans Pelicans came up just short on an impressive comeback in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series against the Golden State Warriors, and ended up falling by a final score of 106-99. They got off to a slow start, and that ended up killing them in the end. Despite the loss, they still proved that they can contend with the Warriors even...
Via Sports-Glory
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Blazers worried LaMarcus Aldridge will leave in free agency

The Portland Trail Blazers, who are coming off a 100-86 loss to the Memphis Grizzlies in Game 1 on Sunday, are worried that soon-to-be free agent LaMarcus Aldridge will not re-sign with the team this summer. From the Oregonian‘s Jason Quick: Some Blazers players have already said they are worried free agency will take Aldridge away from Portland this summer. Earlier this...
Via Sports-Glory
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Beno Udrih Leads Grizzlies In Game 1 Win

Veteran reserve guard Beno Udrih had an impressive Game 1 with the Memphis Grizzlies. Scoring 20 points in a win over the Blazers off the bench. No, I did not see that one coming either. “I was just mentally ready like I always try to be,” Udrih said in a TNT postgame interview. “I was open in my sweet spot, 17 feet and I got going early.” Udrih also added seven rebounds...
Via Hooped Up
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NBA Teams in Desperate Need of New Uniforms

The NBA playoffs are now underway, which means the league will have some exciting times between the sidelines during the next few weeks. Off the court, however, some franchises are reportedly spending time and resources to design a new look for their uniforms and brand. But some teams should be most desperate for a fresh appearance.Fashion has become such a significant part...
Via Sportsnaut
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Steve Ballmer turned Lakers locker room into owner's lounge

The Los Angeles Clippers are free to do what they want with the Staples Center now that they have begun their playoff run and the Los Angeles Lakers are no longer playing, and Steve Ballmer is taking full advantage. The Clippers hosted the San Antonio Spurs for Game 1 of their opening-round playoff series on...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Raptors GM fined $35K for comment about Paul Pierce

NEW YORK — Toronto Raptors general manager Masai Ujiri was fined $35,000 and the team docked $25,000 by the NBA on Sunday for his expletive Saturday talking about Washington forward Paul Pierce when addressing fans before the Raptors’ playoff opener. “People want me to say something about Paul Pierce, but we don’t give a (expletive) about ‘it,’ ” Ujiri told a cheering...
Via NESN.com
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Dwyane Wade says he won’t opt out of his contract this summer

The Miami Heat knew that this season was going to be tough, but I don’t think they were expecting this. We all knew that the Heat wouldn’t be title contenders after LeBron James left, but many thought that they would at least make the playoffs. Now with their season over, the Heat have a lot of things they need to address this off-season.One of the issue is whether or not Dwyane...
Via No Guts, No Glory
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Video: Derrick Rose is Back

The Chicago Bulls and Milwaukee Bucks faced-off in Game 1 of the NBA playoffs on Saturday night. For the first time in three years, Derrick Rose was there and ready to play. His last playoff game was in 2011 when the Bulls took on the Philadelphia 76ers. Near the end of the game, Rose tore his ACL and hasn’t appeared to be the same player since. After the game, many questioned...
Via Sports Mockery
19 hours ago  |  Discuss
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