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Nets face Atlantic Division foe Raptors in first round of playoffs

NY Post (Tim Bontemps) — CLEVELAND — Hopefully the Nets have their passports up to date. The combination of the Nets losing 114-85 to the Cavaliers and the Wizards winning in Boston means the Nets...
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Nets Get 6th Seed and Will Face Raptors

NY Times (ANDREW KEH) — The Wizards, who passed the Nets for the Eastern Conference’s fifth seed, will face the fourth-seeded Bulls in the first round of the playoffs.
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Nets blown out in finale, face Raptors in playoffs

NY Post (Tim Bontemps) — CLEVELAND — So much for the fifth seed. With a chance to clinch the fifth spot in the Eastern Conference with a win in the season finale against the Cavaliers,...
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WATCH: Nets' Andrei Kirilenko makes one of the prettiest passes of NBA season

NJ.com (Kevin Manahan/NJ.com) — The big guy can dish it, too
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D’Alessandro: Nets' Shaun Livingston, now a Brooklyn cornerstone, may be better than the original model

NJ.com (Dave D'Alessandro/Star-Ledger Columnist) — The Nets' point guard has averaged 10.3 points on .529 shooting since the start of March
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Knicks rout the Nets, as Carmelo Anthony nurses torn labrum

NJ.com (Dave D'Alessandro/Star-Ledger Columnist) — Brooklyn still is unsure of seed, first-round opponent
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A New York Rivalry Takes an Uneven Turn

NY Times (ANDREW KEH and SCOTT CACCIOLA) — The stage was set before the season for heated conflict between the Knicks and the Nets, but the competition never materialized, mostly because only one team was any good.
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Knicks, playing without Carmelo Anthony, top Nets

NY Post (Tim Bontemps) — Instead of the potential battle for first place in the Atlantic Division the final Nets-Knicks game of the season looked like it could be when the schedule came out last...
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D-Will to succeed: This is Deron’s shot to prove he’s still elite

NY Post (Tim Bontemps) — Everything the Nets did last summer — from hiring Jason Kidd to trading for Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett to signing Andrei Kirilenko, among other moves — was done with...
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LeBron James to the Sixers? Charles Barkley says don't count it out

NJ.com (Eliot Shorr-Parks/NJ.com) — Signing James, of course, is not as easy as just writing a check.
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Nets-Knicks: The hyped rivalry that wasn’t

NY Post (Tim Bontemps) — When the NBA’s schedule-makers rolled out the regular-season slate last summer, the eyes of the city’s basketball fans were drawn to April, when the Nets and Knicks were set to...
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Kidd not sure how he’ll juggle Nets’ three bigs

NY Post (Tim Bontemps) — As the Nets spend these final few days of the regular season gearing up for the playoffs, there hasn’t been much worth watching. The team is focusing more on resting...
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With One Eye on Playoffs, Nets Dispatch Magic

NY Times (SETH BERKMAN) — Coach Jason Kidd said he hoped to see the Nets “get better each time we take the floor” and to be healthy with these remaining games.
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Sports pros share the films that made them cheer— and cry

NY Post (Kirsten Fleming, Reed Tucker) — All of the on-the-field drama can’t compare to what goes on behind the scenes when the NFL draft comes to Radio City Music Hall every year. So when director Ivan...
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Nets’ Teletovic racking up minutes

NY Post (Brian Lewis) — All last season, Mirza Teletovic had said all he needed was a chance, an opportunity to show the Nets what he could do. Turns out, he wasn’t just whining. A...
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Knicks Keep Playoff Hopes Alive, but the Nets Do Nothing to Help

NY Times (CLIFTON BROWN) — The Hawks moved a step closer to the playoffs with a win against the Nets, which moved the Knicks a step closer to elimination.
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Hawks end Nets’ home win streak, putting Knicks on the brink

NY Post (Tim Bontemps) — If the Knicks were hoping for some help from the Nets, they didn’t get it. While the Knicks were winning in Toronto to keep their faint playoff hopes alive, the...
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Johnson expecting good times in playoffs — instead of limping

NY Post (Tim Bontemps) — The final two months of last season weren’t easy for Joe Johnson. Playing through plantar fasciitis in his right foot that limited him after the All-Star break, Johnson struggled down...
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N.B.A. to Play Abroad in Preseason

NY Times (ANDREW KEH) — The N.B.A. on Thursday announced a slate of international preseason games to be played in October.
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J.J. feels dynamite! Nets star expects good times in playoffs

NY Post (Tim Bontemps) — The final two months of last season weren’t easy for Joe Johnson. Playing through plantar fasciitis in his right foot that limited him after the All-Star break, Johnson struggled down...
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Blog Articles

North Korean men must get Kim Jong Un’s haircut

NY Daily News: The Blueshirts Blog (STEPHEN REX BROWN) — It’s the ‘Un’ and only hairstyle. North Korean tyrant Kim Jong Un has decreed that all men in the oppressed nation must get his haircut. The state-issued “fashion guideline” was released about...
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Firefighter proposes to school counselor during drill

NY Daily News: The Blueshirts Blog (JOEL LANDAU) — A school in Canton, Ohio, staged perhaps the most entertaining fire drill ever last week when firefighter Justin Deierling made a surprise proposal to his now fiancée, Megan Zahorec, a counselor...
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Secretary of State John Kerry to meet with Palestinian leaders in Jordan

NY Daily News: Blogging The Bombers U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Jordan Wednesday in hopes of jump-starting foundering Mideast peace talks just as Arab leaders released a communique saying they will never recognize...
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King Digital falls in market debut

NY Daily News: Blogging The Bombers (ELIZABETH LAZAROWITZ) — “Candy Crush Saga” maker King Digital Entertainment’s market debut got off on a somewhat sour note on Wednesday. The video game company’s shares, traded under the symbol “KING,” fell as much as...
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Patrick Dempsey's mother dies of cancer

NY Daily News: Blogging The Bombers Patrick Dempsey's mother has died of cancer six years after inspiring him to help create a cancer support organization at a hospital in Maine. Amanda Dempsey was 79.
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'Breathe In': movie review

NY Daily News: Blogging The Bombers (Joe Neumaier) — Sometimes, when it comes to getting across specific themes or ideas, creating a mood can do even more than developing a story or writing dialogue. Drake Doremus’ exquisitely controlled and...
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TSA wants armed law enforcement at checkpoints

NY Daily News: Blogging The Bombers LOS ANGELES — The Transportation Security Administration is recommending that armed law enforcement be present at airport security checkpoints during peak hours after conducting a nationwide...
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Phil Jackson calls Knicks' performance vs. Lakers 'awful'

NY Daily News: Blogging The Bombers (FRANK ISOLA) — Phil Jackson described the Knicks performance as “awful” after watching his current team lose 127-96 to his former team, the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday. Jackson watched the game from a luxury...
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What is ‘Conscious Uncoupling’? Gwyneth Paltrow explores spiritual side of divorce

NY Daily News: Blogging The Bombers (TRACY MILLER) — It's not just a divorce. It’s a conscious uncoupling. Much like kale, macrobiotics and oil pulling, "conscious uncoupling" wasn't invented by Gwyneth Paltrow. Nevertheless, the actress - who...
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Child model, 12, featured on cover of French magazine

NY Daily News: Blogging The Bombers (VICTORIA TAYLOR) — A tween model who appeared in a controversial Paris Vogue spread when she was 10 years old has landed her first “grown up” magazine cover at age 12.
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David Archuleta returns from missionary trip

NY Daily News: The Blueshirts Blog (CHIDERAH MONDE) — David Archuleta is back after two years away. The "American Idol" alum, 23, recently returned to the United States from a two-year Mormon mission in South America and reconnected with fans in a...
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Giants confident ex-Dolphin Jerry won't be suspended

NY Daily News: The Blueshirts Blog (GARY MYERS) — Tom Coughlin said he never met and only spoke on the phone with John Jerry, one of the Dolphins bullies, before the Giants signed him as a free agent last week.
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Oprah Winfrey to go on the road for arena tour

NY Daily News: Blogging The Bombers The talk-show host and chief of the OWN television network will visit eight cities this fall for a two-day arena event called “Oprah’s The Life You Want Weekend.”
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Grodin: No pay is no defense for harassing interns

NY Daily News: Blogging The Bombers (Charles Grodin) — Sometimes I’ll hear something on the news or read something in the paper that is so hard to believe. And even though this has been reported several times, I’m still somewhat dubious.
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Thug makes FBI ‘Ten Most Wanted’ in murder of mom, son

NY Daily News: Blogging The Bombers (ERIK BADIA , CORKY SIEMASZKO) — A Salvadoran thug who police said lured his ex-lover and her 2-year-old son to a Long Island forest and — with the help of two fellow gangbangers — shot both dead has been added to the FBI's "Ten...
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SEE IT: 'Crazy Furniture' short film shows classroom in chaos

NY Daily News: Blogging The Bombers (JOEL LANDAU) — Vienna filmmaker Nikolaus Vuckovic created some crazy scenarios in his online film "Crazy Furniture" in which he shows five different ways the furniture in a classroom can freak-out.
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Kids to sell Justin Bieber shoe to help disabled toddler

NY Daily News (CATERS NEWS) — Friends of the parents of a British baby with cerebral palsy are set to auction Justin Bieber's shoe to pay for life-changing £100,000 surgery to help her walk.
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Florida mom and teen daughter arrested for hosting rager

NY Daily News (Nicole Hensley) — The call came from inside the house. A Florida mom told police she was out of town while her teen daughter hosted a wild rager, but it turns out she helped make it happen and was found...
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Justina Pelletier placed in permanent state custody

NY Daily News: The Blueshirts Blog (CAROL KURUVILLA) — In the latest twist to the yearlong battle over the sick teen’s treatment, a Massachusetts judge has given the state’s Department of Children and Families permanent custody.
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Montana woman who pleaded guilty to shoving husband off cliff wants new trial

NY Daily News: The Blueshirts Blog (STEPHEN REX BROWN) — The Montana newlywed who admitted in court she pushed her hubby off a cliff now wants to withdraw her guilty plea. Jordan Graham, 22, filed a motion Tuesday to withdraw the plea in Montana federal...
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