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3 Upsets To Watch For In The First Round Of The NBA Playoffs

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Confession: the opening rounds of the NCAA Tournament, specifically those delirious opening days, is a whole lot more exciting for casual basketball fans than the first round of the NBA Playoffs.

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Here Is Your 2015 NBA Playoffs Schedule And First-Round Match-Ups

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The 2015 NBA Playoffs are set after a whirlwind final night of regular season action.

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Russell Westbrook Says ‘That’s Dirk’s Move’ After Draining One-Legged Fadeaway

The NBA's best signature moves are just that for a reason – they're almost impossible to replicate consistently. Steph Curry's fly-by three-pointer and LaMarcus Aldridge's right shoulder turnaround are difficult shots in a vacuum, but far more impressive considering the volume at which the Golden State Warriors and Portland Trail Blazers stars take them.

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Tiny Bryce Cotton Soars Over Mavericks For Big Alley-Oop

Bryce Cotton is listed at 6'1, but the Utah Jazz are being generous. Plays like certainly make the diminutive reserve guard seem far taller than he actually stands.

2015 NBA Playoffs

Almost Playoff Time: Bid And Seeding Scenarios For The Regular Season’s Finale

The doldrums of March and early April have passed, and the playoffs are merely five days away. Despite over five months and 80 games of competition, though, the field is far from set – and championship implications loom as a result of the regular season's last three days.

DIRK NOWITZKI

Everyone’s Tough In The West, And Now Dirk Nowitzki Has Found His Shooting Stroke

Dirk Nowitzki says "I think I worked myself back where I wanted to be coming toward the playoffs," which is bad news for whoever gets the No. 2 spot.

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Mark Cuban’s Angry Diatribe About College Basketball Being ‘Uglier Than Ugly’ Is Both Right And Wrong

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The outspoken Mavericks owner doesn't like college basketball very much. But the way he goes about explaining his beef is still pretty loathsome.

DIRK NOWITZKI

Dirk Nowitzki Jokes Shaun Livingston Was Impressed With His Size After The Groin Hit

After Shaun Livingston knocked Dirk Nowitzki below the belt, Dirk says Livingston was impressed with the white guy's *size.*

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Accident? Shaun Livingston Hits Dirk Nowitzki Below The Belt

A first glance at the tape doesn't look good for Shaun Livingston.

2015 NBA Playoffs

Playoff Pay-Dirt: Tracking The Topsy-Turvy Race For The 2014-15 NBA Postseason

The 2015 NBA Playoffs are almost here, and we've all the information you need to track who gets in and who is eliminated.

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Rajon Rondo Is A Top Target For The Lakers In Free Agency With Goran Dragic Next In Line

The Lakers will go after Rajon Rondo and/or Goran Dragic when they enter free agency this summer, but it's not a safe bet to land either.

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Al-Farouq Aminu Hosts A Bock Party For Dwight Howard And James Harden

There's a block party going on in Dallas, with Al-Farouq Aminu hosting and Dwight Howard and James Harden as the guests of honor.

DIRK NOWITZKI

Dirk Nowitzki Makes History As Just The 7th Player All-Time To Score 28,000 Points

Dirk Nowitzki joined elite company tonight against the Thunder as became just the seventh player in NBA history to score 28,000 points.

DIRK NOWITZKI

Dirk Nowitzki Is One-Of-A-Kind, But He Just Thinks He’s ‘Weird’

Dirk Nowitzki was asked to reflect on his recent milestone. His response was classic Dirk.

monta ellis

Moody Monta Rebounds From Cold Shooting Stretch To Score 38 In Win Over Spurs

Monta's moodiness doesn't really matter when he finds the bottom of the cup like he did with 38 points against the Spurs.

KAWHI LEONARD

Taking Candy From A Baby: Kawhi Leonard Easily Rips Monta Ellis With Two Hands

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Monta Ellis either forgot that the San Antonio Spurs wing has klaws for hands, or simply thought "having it all" would rule the day. Either way, we suggest he try a different approach next time. Leonard leads the league in steals for a reason, and this was far too easy for him.

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Monta Ellis’ Happy Honeymoon In Dallas Is On The Ropes

After resurrecting his career and revitalizing his image in Dallas, Monta Ellis is suddenly the pariah of team heading down the wrong path.


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