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Al Horford Returns To Game 1 After Suffering Dislocated Finger
Al Horford returned to the Hawks' Game 1 after suffering a dislocated right pinky finger.

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Masai Ujiri Receives $35,000 Fine From NBA
Masai Ujiri has received a $35,000 fine from the NBA for using obscene language during a public appearance on Saturday.

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Doc Rivers: Players Want To Be Like Mike, Coaches Want To Be Like Pop
Doc Rivers nearly replaced Gregg Popovich as head coach of the Spurs in 1999.

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Tyreke Evans Questionable For Game 2 With Knee Contusion
Tyreke Evans has been diagnosed with a left knee contusion.

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Derrick Rose On Playoff Return: It Felt Good
Derrick Rose had 23 points and seven assists in his first playoff game in almost three years.

Nick Friedell/ESPN

LeBron Concerned By Cavs' Lack Of Playoff Experience
Half of the Cavaliers' eight-man rotation has zero playoff experience, including Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love.

Dave McMenamin/ESPN

Joel Embiid Received Fine From 76ers For Missing Rehab Sessions
Joel Embiid received a fine from the Philadelphia 76ers for being late and missing multiple rehab sessions this season.

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Mirza Teletovic Cleared For Basketball Activities
Mirza Teletovic last appeared in a game on January 22 at the Clippers.

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Brandon Knight Undergoes Surgery On Left Ankle
Brandon Knight underwent surgery on his left ankle on Friday.

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RealGM Radio: Arturo Galletti On The NBA Playoffs
Daniel Leroux and Arturo Galletti work through the entire first round slate, predict later rounds (going through multiple possibilities) and talk a little about ways to improve the playoff structure.

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Lakers Plan To Use Max Money In Upcoming Free Agency
The Lakers could have consecutive summers of spending maximum salary money.

Kevin Ding/Bleacher Report

David Lee Out For Game 1 Against Pelicans With Back Strain
David Lee will miss the Warriors' Game 1 against the Pelicans with a strained lower back.

Rusty Simmons/San Francisco Chronicle

DeMar DeRozan, Russell Westbrook Win Player Of The Month For April
DeMar DeRozan had a PER of 24.1 in April, while Russell Westbrook's 28.3 ranked sixth in the Western Conference.

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NBA Projects Salary Cap To Reach $108M For 17-18 Season
The NBA has sent a new set of salary cap projections to all 30 teams.

Jonathan Givony/Draft Express

RealGM Radio: Previewing The NBA Playoffs With Seth Partnow
Daniel Leroux and Seth Partnow work through all eight series in the opening round and give preliminary predictions all the way through to the championship.

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Pacers, Mavs, Grizzlies, Lakers Win Draft Tiebreakers
The Pacers won a tiebreaker with the Utah Jazz to get the No. 11 seed in the lottery.

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NBA Not Ready To Change Structure For Playoffs, Lottery After Discussions
The NBA discussed potential changes to the current structure for the playoffs and lottery, but they've decided to leave the status quo in place for now.

Howard Beck/Bleacher Report

Nike Close To Agreement With NBA On Apparel Rights
Nike's deal will include the rights to put a manufacturer's logo on NBA jerseys for the first time.

Terry Lefton/Sports Business Journal

Pacers Unlikely To Re-Sign C.J. Watson
C.J. Watson averaged 10 points in 57 games this season.

Candace Buckner/Indianapolis Star

Durant, Westbrook Won't Watch NBA Playoffs
The Thunder were one win short of reaching the playoffs, losing a tiebreaker with the New Orleans Pelicans.

Anthony Slater/Oklahoman

Goran Dragic To Review Every Offer In Free Agency
Goran Dragic confirmed Friday that he will opt out of his contract and become a free agent in July.

Ira Winderman/Sun Sentinel

Clippers' New Rumored Logo Leaked (Pictures)
Steve Ballmer purchased the franchise a year ago and the Clippers' logo has remained largely unchanged throughout their history.

Paul Lukas/Uni Watch

Pacers To Play Smaller Next Season With Hibbert Having Diminished Role
The Pacers plan on playing faster on offense next season to contend with smaller and versatile lineups of opponents.

Candace Buckner/Indianapolis Star

Thabo Sefolosha Undergoes Surgery On Leg, Expected To Return For Next Season Opener
Thabo Sefolosha underwent successful surgery Thursday to repair fractures in his leg.

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Dunc'd On Basketball Podcast: April 17th
Nate Duncan and Daniel Leroux preview the first round of the NBA playoffs, with analysis and predictions for each series.

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Demps Refutes Pelicans' Front Office, Coaching Staff Received Playoff Mandate
Dell Demps refuted a report that the Pelicans' front office and front office received a "playoffs or else" mandate from the team's ownership.

John Reid/The Times Picayune

Pistons Envison Andre Drummond As Maximum Salary Player
The Pistons could extend Andre Drummond on a maximum salary contract in the offseason.

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Trevor Lacey Leaves N.C. State For NBA Draft
Trevor Lacey averaged 15.7 points, 4.6 rebounds and 3.5 assists for a Wolfpack squad that won 22 games and advanced to the Sweet 16.

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Al Jefferson Plans To Exercise $13.5M Option For Next Season
Al Jefferson finished the season averaging 16.6 points and 8.4 rebounds and shooting 48 percent from the field.

Rick Bonnell/Charlotte Observer

Stephen Curry: Warriors In Title Or Bust Mode Entering Playoffs
The Warriors won a franchise record 67 games in the regular season.

Marc J. Spears/Yahoo! Sports

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