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Nba Playoffs 2011

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 07.19.2011 | New York
Len Berman

If you haven't heard, a California preacher says the world will end at 6 pm Saturday. Since post time for the Preakness is around 6:15 pm, betting on the race would be a waste of time and money.

WATCH: Bulls Forward Nails 60-Foot Buzzer Beater

Posted 07.19.2011 | Sports

With 2.8 seconds left in the first quarter of Game 2 on Wednesday night, the Bulls added to their lead with an amazing buzzer beater from Luol Deng. T...

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Len Berman | Posted 07.18.2011 | New York
Len Berman

This year's Preakness mascot is Kegasus, half man, half horse. The whole idea is to draw "party animals." Let's see, music, lots of beer and a bikini contest. And you wonder why ticket sales are up 17%?

Dirk Dominates As Mavs Top Thunder

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 07.17.2011 | Sports

DALLAS -- Facing a long, boring wait for his next playoff game, Dirk Nowitzki did what he normally does. He went to the gym. There were daytime ses...

Jordan Schultz

Upset City: Previewing Dallas And Oklahoma City

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 07.17.2011 | Sports

Note: Watch my conference final breakdowns with Noah Coslov of CineSport. Click HERE for my breakdown of the Bulls-Heat series. The Western Conf...

Jordan Schultz

Heat-Bulls: Miami Must Make Adjustments, Free Up LeBron, Wade

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 07.17.2011 | Sports

Note: Watch my conference final breakdowns with Noah Coslov of CineSport. In the second half of game one against Chicago -- a 103-82 beatdown by ...

HuffPost's Jordan Schultz Discusses NBA Conference Finals (VIDEO)

Huff TV | Posted 07.17.2011 | Sports
Huff TV

HuffPost's Jordan Schultz broke down the NBA Playoffs on Tuesday with Noah Coslov of CineSport.

Jordan Schultz

EXCLUSIVE: Magic Johnson Talks Lakers' Coaching Search

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 07.17.2011 | Sports

‘What’s next’ for the Lakers is a daunting question. Arguably the game’s greatest coach of all time is retiring. Kobe Bryant, one of the ga...

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Len Berman | Posted 07.16.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Cincinnati's flamboyant wide receiver Chad Ochocinco rode a bull over the weekend in Atlanta. The NFL lockout had better end before he gets stomped to death. By the way, he lasted 1.5 seconds.

Payoffs in the Playoffs

Harvey Gotliffe, Ph.D. | Posted 07.16.2011 | Sports
Harvey Gotliffe, Ph.D.

As ticket prices rose skyward, some fans didn't think it was worth it to overpay to watch grown men running around in their underwear, trying to toss a rubber sphere into a round wire hoop.

Bulls Blow Out Heat

AP | ANDREW SELIGMAN | Posted 07.15.2011 | Sports

CHICAGO — Derrick Rose scored 28 points, Luol Deng contained LeBron James and the Chicago Bulls struck first in the Eastern Conference finals, p...

Bulls Forward Throws Down Monster Dunk Over Wade

Posted 07.15.2011 | Sports

Chicago's Taj Gibson ignited the crowd with a jaw-dropping dunk in the second quarter of Sunday night's game against the Miami Heat. Bulls forward Luo...

Thunder Run Away With Game 7

AP | JEFF LATZKE | Posted 07.15.2011 | Sports

OKLAHOMA CITY — Coming off his worst performance in the playoffs, Kevin Durant couldn't get his shots to fall again. Then he caught a glimpse o...

Jordan Schultz

Oklahoma City Has Key Depth Advantage Over Memphis

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 07.12.2011 | Sports

The seesaw series between Memphis and Oklahoma City has been full of fast play and highlight reel mania. So, it's a bit ironic that the key factor is ...

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Len Berman | Posted 07.13.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Tiger Woods limped off the golf course yesterday after shooting an ugly six-over-par 42 through nine holes. So the future of the PGA Tour is more of the same. No Tiger.

Bulls Knock Out Hawks

AP | PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 07.12.2011 | Sports

ATLANTA — Turns out, the Chicago Bulls are more than just a one-man team. Derrick Rose sure had plenty of help in this one....

HuffPost TV: Talking NBA Playoffs

Huff TV | Posted 07.12.2011 | Sports
Huff TV

HuffPost's Jordan Schultz broke down the NBA Playoffs on Thursday with Noah Coslov of CineSport. The two talked about how impressive it was for Miami...

Jordan Schultz

LeBron James And The Heat Deserve Credit In Beat Down Of Celtics

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 07.12.2011 | Sports

Tip your hat to the Miami Heat. They deserve it. For a team as scrutinized as Miami and a player as villainized as LeBron James, this must be prett...

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Len Berman | Posted 07.12.2011 | New York
Len Berman

When you think of Sean Avery of the Rangers, you think of a pest. You somehow don't think of him as being a spokesperson for marriage rights.

Thunder Dominate Grizzlies In Game 5

AP | JEFF LATZKE | Posted 07.11.2011 | Sports

OKLAHOMA CITY — Back at home for Game 5, the Oklahoma City Thunder made quick work of a Grizzlies team they needed so long to vanquish in Memphi...

Bye Bye Boston

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 07.11.2011 | Sports

MIAMI — For LeBron James, Game 5 last season against Boston was horrific. A year later, Game 5 was humbling. And he and the Miami Heat are hal...

Talking 2011 NBA Playoffs (AUDIO)

Jordan Schultz | Posted 07.11.2011 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

We talked at length about how impressive the Memphis Grizzlies have been thus far in the playoffs, and why unheralded guys like Tony Allen and Shane Battier have been so instrumental to their success.

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Len Berman | Posted 07.11.2011 | New York
Len Berman

George Steinbrenner was lots of things to lots of people, but who knew he was an FBI informant? Was he a super patriot? Nah. It helped him get a pardon for his illegal campaign contributions.

NBA Punishes Lakers Center For Flagrant Foul

Posted 07.11.2011 | Sports

The NBA punished Los Angeles Lakers center Andrew Bynum on Tuesday for his flagrant foul against Dallas' J.J. Barea in Game 4 of the Western Conferenc...

Bulls Cruise Past Hawks

AP | ANDREW SELIGMAN | Posted 07.10.2011 | Sports

CHICAGO — Derrick Rose scored 33 points, Luol Deng added 23 and the Chicago Bulls beat the Atlanta Hawks 95-83 in Game 5 of the Eastern Conferen...