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Larry Bird's Sudden Exit Adds To Uncertainty Surrounding Paul George, Pacers

by Andrew Perna

Regardless of whether or not Paul George leaves and how a rebuild is approached, Larry Bird's sudden absence in that process will be notable, and added to the instability surrounding the Pacers in 2017.

The Peculiar Art Of Wearing You Out

by Colin McGowan

What the Grizzlies have sketched out over these past seven years is more significant than any title may have been. They have delineated a beautifully realistic model for living by giving meaning to the words Grit & Grind.

The Dion Waiters/JR Smith Power Rankings (Post-Players Tribune Edition)

by Jonny Auping

Dion Waiters' piece made his omission from the playoffs hurt all the more by so eloquently reminding us of the alluring collision of man and myth and menace and Messiah. Dion has decisively won the war he thought he had won long ago.

Avery Bradley Continues To Provide Stabilizing Presence For Celtics

by Andrew Perna

After relying on Avery Bradley to help support Thomas emotionally during an impossible time, the Celtics have placed a huge defensive weight on his shoulders while also asking him to be assertive with the ball in his hands.

The Sudden, Before Expected Rise Of Giannis

by Colin McGowan

Giannis Antetokounmpo is about as good as we ever get, in terms of living up to the visions in our heads, in part because he's taken off before we could get too clear a picture.

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2017 NBA Playoffs Bracket

Opening Round
E1 Boston Celtics 4
E8 Chicago Bulls 2
 
 
 
 
E4 Washington Wizards 4
E5 Atlanta Hawks 2
 
E3 Toronto Raptors 4
E6 Milwaukee Bucks 2
 
 
 
 
E2 Cleveland Cavaliers 4
E7 Indiana Pacers 0
 
W1 Golden State Warriors 4
W8 Portland Trail Blazers 0
 
 
 
 
W4 Los Angeles Clippers 3
W5 Utah Jazz 3
 
W3 Houston Rockets 4
W6 Oklahoma City Thunder 1
 
 
 
 
W2 San Antonio Spurs 4
W7 Memphis Grizzlies 2
 
Conference Semi-Finals
 
E1 Boston Celtics 0
E4 Washington Wizards 0
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
E2 Cleveland Cavaliers 0
E3 Toronto Raptors 0
     
     
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
W2 San Antonio Spurs 0
W3 Houston Rockets 0
Conference Finals
 
 
 
     
     
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
     
     
NBA Finals
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
     
     

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NBA Playoffs Schedule

DateAway TeamHome Team
Apr. 27 at 7:00 PM
Toronto (W
Milwaukee (L)
Apr. 27 at 9:30 PM
San Antonio (W
Memphis (L)
Apr. 28 at 7:30 PM
Washington (W
Atlanta (L)
Apr. 28 at 8:00 PM
Boston (W
Chicago (L)
Apr. 28 at 10:30 PM
L.A. Clippers (W
Utah (L)
Apr. 30 at 1:00 PM
Washington 
Boston
Apr. 30 at 3:30 PM
Utah 
L.A. Clippers
May. 1 at 7:00 PM
Toronto 
Cleveland
May. 1 at 9:30 PM
Houston 
San Antonio
May. 2 at 8:00 PM
Washington 
Boston
May. 3 at 7:00 PM
Toronto 
Cleveland
May. 3 at 9:30 PM
Houston 
San Antonio
May. 4 at 8:00 PM
Boston 
Washington
May. 5 at 7:00 PM
Cleveland 
Toronto
May. 5 at 9:30 PM
San Antonio 
Houston
May. 7 at 3:30 PM
Cleveland 
Toronto
May. 7 at 6:30 PM
Boston 
Washington
May. 7 at 8:00 PM
San Antonio 
Houston
May. 9 at 1:00 PM
Houston 
San Antonio
May. 9 at 1:00 PM
Toronto 
Cleveland

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2017 D-League Playoffs Bracket

First Round
W1 Oklahoma City Blue 2
W4 Santa Cruz Warriors 1
 
 
 
 
W2 Los Angeles D-Fenders 1
W3 Rio Grande Valley Vipers 2
 
E1 Raptors 905 2
E4 Canton Charge 0
 
 
 
 
E2 Maine Red Claws 2
E3 Fort Wayne Mad Ants 1
 
Second Round
 
W1 Oklahoma City Blue 1
W3 Rio Grande Valley Vipers 2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
E1 Raptors 905 2
E2 Maine Red Claws 0
Finals
 
 
 
E1 Raptors 905 2
W3 Rio Grande Valley Vipers 1

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Euroleague Schedule

DateAway TeamHome Team
Apr. 28 at 1:00 PM
Real Madrid (W
DDI (L
Apr. 28 at 2:00 PM
Olympiacos (W
Anadolu Efes (L
May. 2 at 2:00 PM
Anadolu Efes 
Olympiacos 
May. 2 at 2:00 PM
DDI 
Real Madrid 

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NBA Playoffs Leaders

Russell Westbrook 37.40 Points

DeAndre Jordan 13.83 Rebounds

Russell Westbrook 10.80 Assists

Draymond Green 4.25 Blocks

LeBron James 3.00 Steals

Kawhi Leonard 37.14 PER

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Top Performers for Apr. 28, 2017

John Wall 42 Points

DeAndre Jordan 18 Rebounds

Dennis Schroder 10 Assists

Markieff Morris 3 Blocks

Kelly Oubre, Jr. 5 Steals

John Wall 26.8 Efficiency

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NBA Playoffs Standings

Conference Semi Finals
HomeSeriesAway
#1 Boston 0-0 #4 Washington
#2 Cleveland 0-0 #3 Toronto
#2 San Antonio 0-0 #3 Houston

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

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D-League Playoffs Leaders

Axel Toupane 41.00 Points

Edy Tavares 12.50 Rebounds

Josh Magette 10.67 Assists

Edy Tavares 5.50 Blocks

Troy Williams 3.00 Steals

Axel Toupane 36.45 PER

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Euroleague Leaders

Keith Langford 21.75 Points

Ekpe Udoh 7.59 Rebounds

Vassilis Spanoulis 6.03 Assists

Ekpe Udoh 2.10 Blocks

Charles Jenkins 2.07 Steals

Artsiom Parakhouski 25.62 PER

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