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2013-2014 NBA Playoff Bracket


Opening Round
E1 Indiana Pacers 0
E8 Atlanta Hawks 0
 
 
 
 
E4 Chicago Bulls 0
E5 Washington Wizards 0
 
E3 Toronto Raptors 0
E6 Brooklyn Nets 0
 
 
 
 
E2 Miami Heat 0
E7 Charlotte Bobcats 0
 
W1 San Antonio Spurs 0
W8 Dallas Mavericks 0
 
 
 
 
W4 Houston Rockets 0
W5 Portland Trail Blazers 0
 
W3 Los Angeles Clippers 0
W6 Golden State Warriors 0
 
 
 
 
W2 Oklahoma City Thunder 0
W7 Memphis Grizzlies 0
 
Conference Semi-Finals
 
- N/A -
- N/A -
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- N/A -
- N/A -
- N/A -
- N/A -
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- N/A -
- N/A -
Conference Finals
 
 
 
- N/A -
- N/A -
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- N/A -
- N/A -
NBA Finals
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- N/A -
- N/A -

NBA Playoffs Schedule

Top Performers for April 16, 2014

NBA Playoffs Standings

DateAway TeamHome Team
04/19 
Brooklyn 
Toronto
04/19 
Golden State 
L.A. Clippers
04/19 
Atlanta 
Indiana
04/19 
Memphis 
Oklahoma City
04/20 
Dallas 
San Antonio
04/20 
Charlotte 
Miami
04/20 
Washington 
Chicago
04/20 
Portland 
Houston
04/21 
Memphis 
Oklahoma City
04/21 
Golden State 
L.A. Clippers
04/22 
Atlanta 
Indiana
04/22 
Brooklyn 
Toronto
04/22 
Washington 
Chicago
04/23 
Charlotte 
Miami
04/23 
Dallas 
San Antonio
04/23 
Portland 
Houston
04/24 
Indiana 
Atlanta
04/24 
Oklahoma City 
Memphis
04/24 
L.A. Clippers 
Golden State
04/25 
Toronto 
Brooklyn

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PlayerTeamCategoryStat
Kevin DurantOklahoma CityPoints42
Jordan CrawfordGolden StatePoints41
Al JeffersonCharlotteRebounds18
Cole AldrichNew YorkRebounds16
Steve BlakeGolden StateAssists15
Randy FoyeDenverAssists11
Serge IbakaOklahoma CityBlocks6
Cole AldrichNew YorkBlocks5
Steve BlakeGolden StateSteals7
Russell WestbrookOklahoma CitySteals6
Marc GasolMemphisFIC25.8
Tyler ZellerClevelandFIC25.1

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Opening Round
HomeSeriesAway
#1 Indiana 0-0 #8 Atlanta
#2 Miami 0-0 #7 Charlotte
#3 Toronto 0-0 #6 Brooklyn
#4 Chicago 0-0 #5 Washington
#1 San Antonio 0-0 #8 Dallas
#2 Oklahoma City 0-0 #7 Memphis
#3 L.A. Clippers 0-0 #6 Golden State
#4 Houston 0-0 #5 Portland

Points
Doug McDermottCreighton26.69
Antoine MasonNiagara25.61
T.J. WarrenNCST24.89
Billy BaronCanisius24.15
Patrick MillerTennessee State23.73
Rebounds
Killian LarsonGrand Canyon11.60
Jerrelle BenimonTowson11.19
Alan WilliamsUC Santa Barbara11.17
Joel BolomboyWeber State10.97
Chad PosthumusMorehead State10.91
Assists
Jason BrickmanLong Island9.90
Kenneth SmithLouisiana Tech7.72
Maurice WatsonBU7.09
Chaz WilliamsMassachusetts6.91
Lucas WoodhouseLongwood6.66
Blocks
Jordan BachynskiArizona State4.03
Khem BirchUNLV3.76
D.J. CunninghamUNCA3.59
Rhamel BrownManhattan3.58
Sim BhullarNew Mexico State3.32
Steals
Briante WeberVCU3.46
Duke MondyOakland3.10
Marcus SmartOklahoma State2.87
Fuquan EdwinSeton Hall2.69
Tevin HammondUAPB2.68
Player Efficiency Rating
Alan WilliamsUC Santa Barbara33.45
Javonte GreenRadford31.54
Doug McDermottCreighton30.98
De'Mon BrooksDavidson30.53
John BrownHigh Point30.41

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AP Top 25 Poll from Apr 07, 2014

DateAway TeamHome Team
04/07 
Kentucky (L
Connecticut (W)
04/05 
Kentucky (W
Wisconsin (L)
04/05 
Connecticut (W
Florida (L)
03/30 
Kentucky (W
Michigan (L)
03/30 
Connecticut (W
Michigan State (L)
03/29 
Wisconsin (W
Arizona (L)
03/29 
Dayton (L
Florida (W)
03/28 
Michigan State (W
Virginia (L)
03/28 
Kentucky (W
Louisville (L)
03/28 
Connecticut (W
Iowa State (L)

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PlayerTeamCategoryStat
Shayne WhittingtonPoints24
Markel StarksPoints23
Okaro WhiteRebounds14
Akil MitchellRebounds11
Jake OdumAssists9
Tim FrazierAssists7
Josh HuestisBlocks6
Okaro WhiteBlocks5
Okaro WhiteSteals4
J.J. MannSteals4
Okaro WhiteFIC17.2
De'Mon BrooksFIC17.2

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1.Florida (36-3)14.Syracuse (28-6)
2.Wichita State (35-1)15.Cincinnati (27-7)
3.Virginia (30-7)16.Creighton (27-8)
4.Arizona (33-5)17.New Mexico (27-7)
5.Louisville (31-6)18.Connecticut (31-8)
6.Villanova (29-5)19.North Carolina (24-10)
7.Michigan (28-9)20.UCLA (28-9)
8.Duke (26-9)21.Oklahoma (23-10)
9.Iowa State (28-8)22.Ohio State (25-10)
10.Kansas (25-10)23.Baylor (26-12)
11.Michigan State (29-9)24.VCU (26-9)
12.Wisconsin (30-8)25.Saint Louis (27-7)
13.San Diego State (31-5)

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2013-2014 D-League Playoff Bracket


First Round
1 Fort Wayne Mad Ants 2
8 Reno Bighorns 0
 
 
 
 
4 Sioux Falls Skyforce 2
7 Canton Charge 1
 
3 Iowa Energy 1
5 Rio Grande Valley Vipers 2
 
 
 
 
2 Los Angeles D-Fenders 0
6 Santa Cruz Warriors 2
 
Second Round
 
1 Fort Wayne Mad Ants 1
4 Sioux Falls Skyforce 0
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
5 Rio Grande Valley Vipers 0
6 Santa Cruz Warriors 1
Finals
 
 
 
- N/A -
- N/A -

Points
Patrick ChristopherEnergy33.67
Seth CurryWarriors29.67
Cameron JonesWarriors29.00
Brandon CostnerD-Fenders28.50
Troy DanielsVipers28.00
Rebounds
Arinze OnuakuCharge15.00
Dario HuntVipers9.75
Brandon CostnerD-Fenders8.50
Robert CovingtonVipers8.50
Willie ReedBighorns8.50
Assists
Curtis StinsonEnergy8.00
Matt BouldinMad Ants6.67
Tre KelleySkyforce6.50
Josh MagetteD-Fenders6.00
DeAndre LigginsSkyforce5.25
Blocks
Kyrylo FesenkoCharge3.50
Brandon CostnerD-Fenders2.50
Willie ReedBighorns2.00
Anthony Mason, Jr.Skyforce1.50
Jackie CarmichaelEnergy1.33
Steals
Matt BouldinMad Ants3.33
Ron HowardMad Ants3.33
DeAndre LigginsSkyforce3.25
DeQuan JonesBighorns3.00
Sadiel RojasMad Ants2.67
Player Efficiency Rating
Brandon CostnerD-Fenders27.61
Kevin KotzurWarriors24.83
Kiwi GardnerWarriors24.00
Seth CurryWarriors23.55
William FrisbyMad Ants21.94

D-League Playoffs Schedule

Top Performers for April 17, 2014

D-League Playoffs Standings

DateAway TeamHome Team
04/17 
Fort Wayne (W
Sioux Falls (L)
04/17 
Rio Grande Valley (L
Santa Cruz (W)
04/19 
Sioux Falls 
Fort Wayne
04/19 
Santa Cruz 
Rio Grande Valley
04/21 
Sioux Falls 
Fort Wayne
04/21 
Santa Cruz 
Rio Grande Valley

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PlayerTeamCategoryStat
Isaiah CanaanRio Grande ValleyPoints25
Bill WalkerSioux FallsPoints24
Ognen KuzmicSanta CruzRebounds18
Lance GoulbourneSanta CruzRebounds16
Tre KelleySioux FallsAssists10
Lance GoulbourneSanta CruzAssists8
Lance GoulbourneSanta CruzBlocks4
Ognen KuzmicSanta CruzBlocks2
Mychel ThompsonSanta CruzSteals5
Ron HowardFort WayneSteals4
Lance GoulbourneSanta CruzFIC29.8
Ognen KuzmicSanta CruzFIC27.0

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Second Round
HomeSeriesAway
#1 Fort Wayne 1-0 #4 Sioux Falls
#5 Rio Grande Valley 0-1 #6 Santa Cruz
First Round
HomeSeriesAway
#1 Fort Wayne 2-0 #8 Reno
#2 L.A. D-Fenders 0-2 #6 Santa Cruz
#3 Iowa 1-2 #5 Rio Grande Valley
#4 Sioux Falls 2-1 #7 Canton

Points
Andy PankoBRV18.00
Blagota SekulicCAN17.67
Jason RobinsonARO16.62
Andres NocioniCAJ14.83
Alex MumbruBBB14.78
Rebounds
Mike MuscalaOBR7.75
Latavious WilliamsCBS7.70
Blagota SekulicCAN7.11
Augusto Cesar LimaMUR7.07
Walter TavaresGCN6.84
Assists
Sergio RodriguezRMB5.78
Thomas HeurtelCAJ5.64
Oliver LafayetteVAL4.58
Ricardo UrizCAN4.56
Javier SalgadoARO4.52
Blocks
Walter TavaresGCN1.68
Fran VazquezUNI1.31
Tibor PleissCAJ1.04
Tariq KirksayJOV0.96
Sergei LishoukVAL0.83
Steals
Rudy FernandezRMB1.96
Justin DoellmanVAL1.73
James FeldeineBRV1.70
Sergio RodriguezRMB1.63
Jason RoweBRV1.61
FG%
Jose Maria GonzalezBRV1.00
Larry AbiaVAL1.00
Lazaros PapadopoulosCAN0.86
Oleksiy PecherovVAL0.80
Joey DorseyFCB0.74

Spanish ACB Schedule

Top Performers for April 13, 2014

Spanish ACB Standings

DateAway TeamHome Team
04/19 
ARO 
BRV 
04/20 
Valencia Basket 
ASE 
04/20 
CBS 
MAN 
04/20 
Laboral Kutxa 
CB Canarias 
04/20 
BRV 
OBR 
04/20 
Unicaja Malaga 
CAI Zaragoza 
04/21 
UCAM Murcia 
Bilbao Basket 

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PlayerTeamCategoryStat
Nik Caner-MedleyUnicaja MalagaPoints26
Nicolas RichottiCB CanariasPoints25
Romain SatoValencia BasketRebounds12
David DoblasARORebounds10
Sergio RodriguezReal MadridAssists7
Oliver LafayetteValencia BasketAssists7
Lucas NogueiraASEBlocks4
Albert FontetCAI ZaragozaBlocks3
Sergio RodriguezReal MadridSteals4
Nacho LlovetJOVSteals4
Nik Caner-MedleyUnicaja MalagaFIC19.0
Guillem VivesJOVFIC18.4

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Regular Season
RankTeamRecordGB
1Real Madrid27-0-
2Valencia Basket24-33
3FC Barcelona Regal20-77
4Unicaja Malaga18-99
5Herbalife Gran Canaria16-1111
6CAI Zaragoza16-1111
7Cajasol Banca Civica14-1313
8FIATC Mutua Joventut14-1313
9Laboral Kutxa14-1313
10Lagun Aro Gipuzkoa BC12-1515
11Rio Natura Monbus10-1717
12Baloncesto Fuenlabrada10-1717
13CB Canarias10-1717
14Bilbao Basket10-1717
15Asefa Estudiantes9-1818
16UCAM Murcia9-1818
17La Bruixa d'Or Manresa7-2020
18Blancos de Rueda Valladolid3-2424

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