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Bulls Send Pacers Packing

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Bulls Send Pacers Packing

A series that had been pretty evenly played exploded in a third-quarter burst of Derrick Rose Tuesday as the Chicago Bulls finished the season for the Indiana Pacers, beating the visiting team 116-89. Rose, who entered the game with a sprained ankle, was called for his fourth foul early in the third, but after taking…

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NBA Playoffs

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NBA Playoffs

Memphis holds a commanding 3-1 lead over San Antonio after Monday night’s win. The Grizzlies have the Spurs against the wall with Game 5 Wednesday night in San Antonio. Behind Ty Lawson’s 27 points, Denver stayed alive against Oklahoma City with a 104-101 win. Game 5 is at OKC on Wednesday. Dallas went up 3-2…

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NBA Draft Pool Thinning Out

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NBA Draft Pool Thinning Out

Harrison Barnes’ announcement that he would return for his sophomore season at North Carolina has further reduced the pool of top players available for the NBA 2011 draft. Prior to the start of the season, Harrison was predicted to be the No.1 pick, but a rocky start dropped his value before he regained his status…

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The Hornets take the Staple Center – Game 1

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The Hornets take the Staple Center – Game 1

In Game 1 of an opening round Western Conference NBA playoff game, Chris Paul poured in 33 points as well as dishing out 14 assists, grabbing 7 rebounds and collecting 4 steals to lead the New Orleans Hornets to a 109-100 victory on the defending NBA champion Los Angeles Lakers Staples Center home court. The…

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Around the NBA

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Around the NBA

As the NBA’s regular season winds down, teams are jockeying for playoff positioning in the hopes of holding homecourt advantage as deep as possible into the postseason. Chicago, in the East, and San Antonio in the West have already clinched the best records in their respective conferences, while the two are within one game of…

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Bulls Clinch Top Seed

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Bulls Clinch Top Seed

For the first time since the Michael Jordan era the Chicago Bulls will have a number one seed in the NBA the playoffs. Chicago clinched the berth and the crucial home-court advantage in Cleveland Friday night, beating the Cavaliers 93-82. The Bulls have put together a six-game win streak and have won 18 of their…

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Around the NBA

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Around the NBA

On a busy Sunday in the NBA, the San Antonio Spurs ended their six-game losing streak by defeating the struggling Phoenix Suns 114-97. The Suns are officially eliminated from the playoffs. The Denver Nuggets snapped the Los Angeles Lakers’ nine game win streak with a 95-90 victory in Los Angeles to create a 2.5 game…

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With playoff time nearing, things in the NBA are heating up. Speaking of heating up, when will Miami? They are currently on a three game win streak, but just six and four in their last ten and they have a paltry record against good teams (Boston, Chicago). Granted, three men cannot win a title themselves,…

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