NBA Playoffs

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NBA Playoffs: Eastern Conference First Round Preview

The Eastern Conference seems far less interesting than the West, but still some intriguing match-ups in play.

04/17/2015

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NBA Playoffs: Western Conference First Round Preview

The NBA regular season has come to an end and now we’ve got the marathon of playoff basketball to take us to Mid-June. The Western Conference was stacked as usual during the regular season and provides multiple options for teams that could end up representing in the Finals.

04/16/2015

Los Angeles Clippers v Phoenix Suns

Clippers Clinch No. 3 Seed In West After Win Over Suns

Chris Paul’s 22 points, including six 3-pointers, led the Los Angeles Clippers to a 112-101 win over the injury-depleted Phoenix Suns in the Clippers’ final regular-season game before the NBA playoffs.

04/14/2015

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Redick And Griffin Lead Clippers Past Grizzlies, 94-86

J.J. Redick and Blake Griffin scored 18 points each and the Los Angeles Clippers pulled away down the stretch to beat the Memphis Grizzlies 94-86 on Saturday night to take a step toward securing home-court advantage for the playoffs.

04/11/2015

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Ranking The Potential NBA 1st Round Match-Ups

Three weeks left in the regular season, and the NBA playoff picture is starting to shape up. With that in mind let’s look at the potential first round match-ups and rank them from least interesting to most.

03/26/2015

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Warriors Lock Up Playoff Berth, Beat Lakers, 108-105

Klay Thompson scored 26 points, Stephen Curry had 19 points and nine assists and the Golden State Warriors secured a playoff spot before beating the depleted Los Angeles Lakers 108-105 on Monday night.

03/16/2015

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Keidel: King’s Crown Melting?

Last night, like every NBA night, morphed into a sweaty, LeBron James symposium. And the firewall between factions is rather defined. He’s either a chump who cheated his team out of a win, or he’s a victim of fate or faulty wiring, a hardwood martyr who can’t get a break.

06/06/2014

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CBS Local Sports’ 2014 NBA Finals Predictions

In a rematch of last years final which went 7 games, the San Antonio Spurs square off against the Miami Heat and Tony Parker and company hope to prevent LeBron and the Heat from winning their third consecutive NBA championship.

06/05/2014

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Oklahoma City Thunder Eliminate Clippers From Playoffs After 104-98 Win

The Oklahoma City Thunder have defeated the Los Angeles Clippers 104-98 in game 6 , eliminating them from the NBA Playoffs in a best of seven series.

05/15/2014

Jamal Crawford #11 of the Los Angeles Clippers shoots against the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game Four of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2014 NBA Playoffs at Staples Center on May 11, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Clippers Rally For 101-99 Win Over Thunder, Even Series 2-2

Darren Collison scored 10 of his 18 points in the final 2:58, rallying the Los Angeles Clippers past the Oklahoma City Thunder 101-99 on Sunday to tie the Western Conference semifinal series 2-2.

05/11/2014

Chris Paul #3 of the Los Angeles Clippers handles the ball against Kevin Durant #35 of the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game One of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2014 NBA Playoffs at the Chesapeake Arena on May 5, 2014 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. (credit: Richard Rowe/NBAE via Getty Images)

Paul, Clippers Shoot For 2-0 Lead Over Thunder

Paul, who only missed one 3-pointer and finished with 32 points, said fans should not expect a similar explosion in Game 2 on Wednesday night.

05/06/2014

Chris Paul #3 of the Los Angeles Clippers handles the ball against the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game One of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2014 NBA Playoffs at the Chesapeake Arena on May 5, 2014 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. (credit: Richard Rowe/NBAE via Getty Images)

Paul’s 32 Points Help Clippers Roll Thunder, 122-105 For Game 1 Win

Chris Paul made a career-high eight 3-pointers and scored 32 points to help the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 122-105 on Monday night in Game 1 of their Western Conference semifinal.

05/05/2014

Kevin Durant #35 of the Oklahoma City Thunder dunks against the Los Angeles Clippers at Staples Center on April 9, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Clippers To Clash With High-Powered Thunder Offense

The team unified and rallied to beat the Golden State Warriors in seven games, setting up a Western Conference semifinal against Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder that starts Monday.

05/04/2014

Los Angeles Clippers banner image shown before playoff game number 7 between the Los Angeles Clippers and the Golden State Warriors at the Staple Center on May 3, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Mel Blackmon/CBS)

NBA’s Quick Action Helps Rescue Clippers Brand

In just three days, on the strength of Commissioner Adam Silver’s decision to ban the Clippers’ owner for life, a hands-on engagement of corporate sponsors and a savvy marketing response that started with coach Doc Rivers helped the league turn a dark moment into a defining moment.

05/04/2014

Houston Rockets v Portland Trailblazers Ð Game Six

Dwight Howard Sent Home Early Once Again After Lillard’s Buzzer-Beater 3 To Beat Rockets

Damian Lillard hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer and the Portland Trail Blazers stunned the Houston Rockets 99-98 to take their playoff series in six games and advance to the Western Conference semifinals for the first time in 14 years.

05/02/2014

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