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All-NBA Playoff Team: Week 6

We’re now six weeks into the playoffs. The San Antonio Spurs and Oklahoma City Thunder in the Western Conference and the Miami Heat and Indiana Pacers in the Eastern Conference are duking it out to see who gets to the NBA Finals.<p>San Antonio and Miami hold 3-2 leads in their respective series. …

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Howard Beck's Predictions for Game 6 of the Western Conference Finals

The Spurs used an emphatic win in San Antonio to grab a 3-2 lead in the Western Conference Finals as the series shifts back to Oklahoma City.<p>Will the Thunder hold serve at home, forcing the series back to San Antonio, or will the Spurs make a return to the NBA Finals?<p>Howard Beck gives his …

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Roy Hibbert arrives for tonight's #PACERSVHEAT Game 6 on @ESPN. #nbastyle

2014 NBA Draft: Breaking Down Best Big Men Available

One of the many big men available in the 2014 NBA draft is arguably the most intriguing potential selection in years.<p>Joel Embiid, an incredible but very raw talent who still has plenty of room for growth, could turn into the next Hakeem Olajuwon or the next injury-riddled Greg Oden. Embiid will …

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Indiana Pacers' Game 6 Elimination Is Fitting End to Months of Struggle

The Indiana Pacers crashed and burned in Game 6 against the Miami Heat, ultimately losing by an embarrassing 25-point margin, though the lead rose as high as 37 during the 117-92 rout.<p>It was the final nail in the coffin.<p>Now that they've officially been eliminated without reaching the NBA Finals, …

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Should Kobe Bryant Be Involved in LA Lakers' Coaching Search?

As the Los Angeles Lakers look for a head coach, one would think Kobe Bryant would be consulted in the search for the person who will lead the franchise going forward.<p>During an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live, Bryant admitted he wished to offer some insight on the matter after the Lakers failed to …

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Will Los Angeles Lakers Rethink Approach to Free Agency?

During Mike D’Antoni’s time with the Los Angeles Lakers, there was a fairly obvious plan—to create an exciting, free-flowing brand of basketball while simultaneously shedding salaries and building for the future.<p>There were some problems along the way, however. Like a 27-55 season.<p>Now, the Lakers …

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Russell Westbrook Emerges as Most Entertaining Reality Show of NBA Playoffs

OKLAHOMA CITY — More Russell Westbrook, please.<p>That isn't to say Westbrook necessarily has to do more to keep the Oklahoma City Thunder's season from ending Saturday night. If his absence via knee injury from the playoffs a year ago didn't prove his worth, his presence this year in setting up the …

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NBA Finals Schedule 2014: When and Where to Find Games for Last Series of Season

Link to Media<p>What will it be, then? A rematch of 2012 or 2013?<p>The Miami Heat booked their place in the 2014 NBA Finals following a 117-92 victory over the Indiana Pacers in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Final. The writing had been on the wall long ago. The Pacers have been in a funk for almost …

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The @miamiheat, headed to 4th consecutive #NBAFinals!

NBA Eastern Conference Finals 2014: Why Heat's Best Basketball Lies Ahead

In the process of about a quarter-and-a-half Friday night, the Miami Heat were able to vanquish the Indiana Pacers and all the extra white noise that surrounded the 2014 Eastern Conference Finals.<p>No more Lance Stephenson blowing in ears or touching faces, no more Paul George claiming that the …

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NBA Finals 2014: Predicting If Thunder or Spurs Pose Greater Threat to Heat

The Miami Heat already beat the Oklahoma City Thunder and San Antonio Spurs in the NBA Finals before, but one West team is more likely to get revenge than the other in 2014.<p>Miami advanced to its fourth straight finals, eliminating the Indiana Pacers Friday. It'll know its opponent by Saturday night …

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Roy Hibbert Reportedly Would Be Open to Trade from Indiana Pacers

Roy Hibbert's volatile 2013-14 campaign saw him start the season as one of the Indiana Pacers' most critical centerpieces and finish it as perhaps their primary scapegoat.<p>Apparently, the 27-year-old may have had enough of roller coasters for a while.<p>According to Marc Stein of ESPN.com, both Hibbert …

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Carmelo Anthony's Career Crossroads Should Lead Him Away from NY Knicks

There's a big difference between "should" and "will."<p>Ultimately, we have no idea what's going on in Carmelo Anthony's head as he decides whether or not he wants to stick with the New York Knicks for at least another season. He can opt out of his contract by late June and hit the market as an …

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Sources: Frank Vogel to return as Pacers coach

After consecutive losses in the Eastern Conference finals, Frank Vogel will return to coach the Indiana Pacers next season, league sources told Yahoo …

Thunder believe solving a problem like the Spurs is about the basics

Oklahoma City has gone full Nike in terms of what needs to be done vs. the Spurs to prevent elimination in Game 6. "Just do it."<p><b>More postseason</b> …

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All fans in attendance at Chesapeake Energy Arena tonight for Game 6 will receive this @okcthunder fan shirt. #SPURSvTHUNDER #WhiteOut @NBAonTNT