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Wizards Defeat Hawks Behind Huge Night From Wall

The last time the Wizards hosted the first game of a playoff series, they were the Washington Bullets. It was Easter Sunday , 1979. Elvin Hayes had 31 points, Bob Dandridge had 30 points and the Bullets knocked off the Hawks 103-89. Fast forward 38 years and not much has changed, …

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NBA Playoffs: Cleveland vs Indiana Preview

The NBA regular season has officially come to a close but the playoffs are just about to kick off this weekend. For the first time since LeBron’s second stint in Cleveland the Cavs are not the number 1 seed in the Eastern Conference. That distinction belongs to the Boston Celtics who take …

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NBA Playoffs Preview: Golden State and Portland Matchup

The first round of the NBA Playoffs begins tomorrow following this week’s regular season finish. The fate of the East is blurry at this point. But, many are expecting the Golden State Warriors to top the West for the third straight year. Their round one match-up against the West’s eighth seed seems …

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NBA Playoffs Preview: Bulls Battle the Celtics

After beating the Milwaukee Bucks 112-94 in the last game of the season, Brad Stevens and the Boston Celtics clinched the number one seed in the Eastern Conference. The last time the Boston Celtics clinched a number one seed in the Eastern Conference was the 2007-08 season. I don’t know …

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NBA Playoff Preview and Predictions

After a long and arduous regular season, it’s officially the start of the best time of the year: the NBA Playoffs. While most people expect a Warriors/Cavaliers final for the third straight year, there’s no guarantee. The Cavaliers have been cold, losing four straight games to end the year and …

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Miami Heat Miss Playoffs, Establish Culture Behind Future

The Miami Heat needed a two-part miracle last night to enter the NBA Playoffs. Miami defeated the Washington Wizards 110-102 at home to accomplish their side of the story. However, neither the Atlanta Hawks nor Brooklyn Nets were able to win against the Indiana Pacers and Chicago Bulls to help …

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NBA Playoffs: Potential East Matchups

With the regular season winding down tonight, NBA teams will be looking ahead to the playoffs.  Golden State locked down the No. 1 seed and homecourt throughout the playoffs, and the rest of the West is pretty set.  The East on the other hand is a much different story.  With …

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Orlando Magic Ending Season in Underwhelming Fashion

In June 2016, the Orlando Magic made a splash in the NBA by trading their star shooting guard, Victor Oladipo, for Oklahoma City Thunder forward Serge Ibaka. The front office felt this trade would bring the balance the team needed. Unfortunately, that did not pan out. Ibaka was out halfway …

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