NBA

Report: Pacers’ Lance Stephenson, Evan Turner got in fight day before Game 1

NBCSports.com: ProBasketballTalk (Kurt Helin) — Teammates reportedly broke up the fight, but I bet they really wanted to step back and let it go for a while.
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With two wins in Chicago, Wizards seize control over Bulls

NBCSports.com: ProBasketballTalk (Dan Feldman) — Bradley Beal, Nene help Washington take 2-0 series lead
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First Cup: Wednesday

ESPN: TrueHoop (Nick Borges) — Scott Agness of Pacers.com: The Pacers are a much better team when George Hill is aggressive. He knows it, his teammates say it and coach Frank Vogel is doing what he can to reinforce it. In the team’s 101-85 Game 2 win on Tuesday, Vogel used a backcourt of Hill and C.J. Watson for much of the game, which worked defensively and freed Hill up to be himself. The Indy native doesn’t...
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Charles Barkley says Wizards will sweep Bulls after Game 2 OT win: 'This is O-V-E-R'

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Dan Devine) — After trailing by 10 points with seven minutes left in the fourth quarter and by six with just under four minutes remaining in regulation, the Washington Wizards came back to beat the Chicago Bulls, 101-99 , in overtime to finish off an impressive road sweep at United Center. Randy Wittman's crew will head back to the nation's capital brimming with confidence and holding a commanding 2-0...
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Tuesday NBA grades: Beal, DeRozan not perfect but good enough

NBCSports.com: ProBasketballTalk (Kurt Helin) — Teams leading scorers were not perfect but they were good enough.
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Pacers fight each other on eve of playoffs, finally take swing at Hawks in Game 2

Yahoo.com: Adrian Wojnarowski (Adrian Wojnarowski) — A fight between Lance Stephenson and Evan Turner in practice added to the Pacers' discontent. Beating the Hawks in Game 2 cooled some of the tension.
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Washington continues its domination of the Chicago Bulls, grabs a 2-0 series lead

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Kelly Dwyer) — CHICAGO – Once again, it appears as if the rest of the NBA has caught up to the postseason version of the Chicago Bulls, those noted regular season thrashers. And the Washington Wizards appear to have turned a corner that could put them in the second round for just the third time since Ronald Reagan’s first term in the town they play in. The Wizards will return to that home with a 2-0 series...
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5 Fast Facts from Last Night’s Games — Wizards Strike Again, Pacers and Raptors Bounce Back

Sheridan Hoops (Max Ogden) — Terrible officiating, an upset by a road team and All-Star perimeter players putting on standout performances. What else did you expect? Tuesday, April 22 was an example of the 2014 NBA Playoffs staying true to form. The upsets continued to pour in and the stars continued to be placed under a spotlight. Some persevered. Some […]
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2014 NBA playoffs - Chicago Bulls couldn't buy a basket in Game 2, need to buy a player who will get it done

ESPN: NBA Joakim Noah is a very worthy defensive player of the year, but he still needs to play alongside a true offensive star.
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Paul George drills buzzer-beating 3 to cap big 3rd quarter as Pacers beat Hawks, tie series (Video)

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Dan Devine) — An awful lot went wrong for the Indiana Pacers in their disappointing Game 1 home loss to the Atlanta Hawks on Saturday, but the most significant damage done by Mike Budenholzer's eighth-seeded birds came during the third quarter. That must have been especially dispiriting for Indiana — after all, as I wrote earlier Tuesday , third-quarter dominance had been a Pacers trademark all season,...
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Raptors even series with Game 2 win over Nets

NBCSports.com: ProBasketballTalk (Brett Pollakoff) — Raptors win Game 2, but it feels like this series is Brooklyn's to lose.
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Pacers bounce back with blowout Game 2 win over Hawks

NBCSports.com: ProBasketballTalk (Brett Pollakoff) — Pacers go on a monster third quarter run to even series with Hawks.
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Philadelphia 76ers owner Josh Harris calls 63-loss season a "huge success"

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Eric Freeman) — A decent number of NBA teams enter the regular season with little expectation of winning enough games to qualify for the postseason, but few have ever done so quite as brazenly as the 2013-14 Philadelphia 76ers. The Sixers came into this season with a roster that many thought could challenge for the worst record of all-time, cast away several veterans before the trade deadline, engaged in a...
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John Jenkins Runs @ATLHawks Twitter During First Half

Sheridan Hoops (Michael Brumagin) — The Atlanta Hawks are quite social savvy when it comes to Twitter. More than most teams, the Hawks often utilize their social presence to draw fans in, often having players take over the account during games to do Q&As with fans. Tuesday, as the Hawks prepared to take on the Indiana Pacers in Game 2 […]
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Cavaliers GM says he’s shifting team into ‘targeted acquisition mode’

NBCSports.com: ProBasketballTalk (Brett Pollakoff) — Interim GM for the Cavaliers intends to remain aggressive in upgrading talent, but there are other issues that need to be addressed first.
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