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2011 Nba Playoffs

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Jordan Schultz | Posted 07.10.2011 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

We talked at length about the Celtics' surprising inability to close late down the stretch of Game 4, and just how impressive LeBron James was with his 35 points and 14 rebounds.

Laker Legends Rip Team

Posted 07.10.2011 | Sports

Not only did the Dallas Mavericks embarrass the defending champion Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday, they embarrassed a couple of former Lakers stars. ...

Thunder Outlast Grizzlies In Triple Overtime

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 07.09.2011 | Sports

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Trading comebacks and clutch shots, the Oklahoma City Thunder and Memphis Grizzlies looked as if they might play all night. An...

Heat Handle Celtics In Overtime

AP | JIMMY GOLEN | Posted 07.09.2011 | Sports

BOSTON — Miami's Big Three was assembled for just this purpose: To dominate the bullies from Boston who knocked them from the playoffs so many t...

Mavs Guard Ties NBA Playoff Record

Posted 07.09.2011 | Sports

Dallas Mavericks sixth-man Jason Terry took over Game 4 against the Los Angeles Lakers and tied an NBA playoff record, knocking down nine 3-pointers. ...

FAIL: Ron Artest Misses Easy Dunk

Posted 07.09.2011 | Sports

Nothing went right for the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday. They had plenty of opportunities in the second half to cut Dallas' lead, but they just co...

Hawks Soar To Game 4 Win

AP | PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 07.08.2011 | Sports

ATLANTA — The Atlanta Hawks finally won a second-round playoff game at home. They can thank a guy who frequently gets booed by the home fans, a...

WATCH: Lakers Center Ejected After Cheap Shot

Posted 07.08.2011 | Sports

Lakers center Andrew Bynum was ejected in the fourth quarter of Game 4 of the Western Conference Semifinals after a dirty foul on Dallas Mavericks res...

Mavs Sweep Defending Champions

AP | By JAIME ARON | Posted 07.08.2011 | Sports

DALLAS -- So long, Phil. So long, chances for another Lakers three-peat....

WATCH: LeBron Says 'That's Retarded' On Live TV

Posted 07.08.2011 | Sports

UPDATE: Kevin Arnovitz of ESPN reported on Monday that LeBron James admitted to calling a reporter's question "retarded" during the postgame press con...

Rondo Returns From Brutal Injury, Leads Celtics Past Heat

AP | By JIMMY GOLEN | Posted 07.07.2011 | Sports

BOSTON -- His left arm wrapped in a sleeve and dangling lifelessly by his side, Rajon Rondo broke for the basket and sailed past LeBron James for a la...

On The Brink Of Elimination

AP | JAIME ARON | Posted 07.06.2011 | Sports

DALLAS — Kobe Bryant knows the deal. His Los Angeles Lakers are down 0-3 to the Dallas Mavericks and none of the 98 NBA teams facing that defici...

MVP Scores Career-High In Game 3 Win

AP | PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 07.06.2011 | Sports

ATLANTA — Derrick Rose shook off the sore ankle and that shocking loss at home. With his team scuffling through the playoffs, he decided it was ...

Jordan Schultz

Kobe Bryant's Struggles Cause Lakers' Woes | Jordan Schultz | Posted 07.05.2011 | Sports

What's wrong with Kobe Bryant? That question has been asked more than "what's wrong with you?," which was thrown at me by my 10th grade English teache...

The NBA Needs to Blow the Whistle on Its Defensive Three Second Rule

Larry Strauss | Posted 07.05.2011 | Sports
Larry Strauss

Are the owners and commissioner really afraid that a pure zone will bottle up the most explosive offensive basketball players in the world? Do they doubt that NBA coaches will be able calculate the means by which to beat the zone?

EJECTED: Ron Artest Clotheslines Mavs Guard

Posted 07.05.2011 | Sports

UPDATE: Ron Artest has been suspended for Game 3 against the Dallas Mavericks. Ron Artest took out his frustration on Dallas' J.J. Barea in the fi...

Mavs Dominate In Los Angeles

AP | GREG BEACHAM | Posted 07.05.2011 | Sports

LOS ANGELES — The Dallas Mavericks have seen this playoff scenario many times before. The higher-seeded team is reeling after two embarrassing ...

Bull Beat Down On Hawks

AP | ANDREW SELIGMAN | Posted 07.04.2011 | Sports

CHICAGO — Newly crowned MVP Derrick Rose scored 25 points, Joakim Noah added 19 points and 14 rebounds, and the Chicago Bulls beat the Atlanta H...

WATCH: LeBron Runs Over Rajon Rondo

Posted 07.04.2011 | Sports

In the middle of Miami's Game 2 victory over the Boston Celtics on Tuesday night, LeBron James took over and put on a show for the home crowd with an ...


AP | JEFF LATZKE | Posted 07.03.2011 | Sports

OKLAHOMA CITY — Zach Randolph had his way with the Oklahoma City Thunder to get the Memphis Grizzlies a victory in Game 1. Game 2 was different...

LeBron Heats Up In Game 2

AP | TIM REYNOLDS | Posted 07.03.2011 | Sports

MIAMI — With the outcome decided in the final seconds, LeBron James walked toward Mario Chalmers to begin his version of a celebration. He play...

Mavs Rally To Stun Lakers

AP | GREG BEACHAM | Posted 07.03.2011 | Sports

LOS ANGELES — When Kobe Bryant drained a 3-pointer to put the Los Angeles Lakers up by 16 points in the second half, nobody would have been surp...

Hawks Take Game 1 In Chicago

AP | ANDREW SELIGMAN | Posted 07.02.2011 | Sports

CHICAGO — Joe Johnson scored 34 points and the Atlanta Hawks beat Derrick Rose and the top-seeded Chicago Bulls 103-95 on Monday night in Game 1...

Jordan Schultz

NBA Playoff Preview: Lakers vs. Mavericks | Jordan Schultz | Posted 07.02.2011 | Sports

Three people I spoke with this weekend tried to convince me that the Lakers were a great match-up for Dallas. And three times I scoffed at such a ridi...

Jordan Schultz

NBA Playoff Preview: Bulls vs. Hawks | Jordan Schultz | Posted 07.02.2011 | Sports

If the first round of the NBA Playoffs was any indication, the second round should be pretty special. TNT’s numbers were astounding: Games averaged ...