The Awesome Reason Paul Pierce Wanted The Warriors To Win 73 Games

When Doc Rivers reunited with Paul Pierce last summer and brought him to the Clippers, it wasn’t just a lingering nostalgia for their time together with the Celtics, although that certainly didn’t hurt. It was at least partially because he wanted another veteran voice in the locker room, someone...

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Stephen Curry Wins 2015-16 Magic Johnson Award

Stephen Curry has won the Magic Johnson Award for playing excellence and cooperation with media, edging out finalists Carmelo Anthony, Draymond Green, Damian Lillard and Paul Millsap. He’s the 16th winner since the Professional Basketball Writers Association created the award in 2001. Magic Johnso...

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The NBA acknowledged five blown calls in insane final 13.5 seconds of Thunder/Spurs Game 2. The short version:

Ben Golliver
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Top tweets
Royce Young , DailyThunder.com, NBA Writer
Summary of the L2M report: Ginobili on the line, Waiters fouled Ginobili, Mills fouled Adams, Kawhi fouled Westbrook, Ibaka fouled Aldridge.
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Jeff Goodman , ESPN, Insider
Valpo’s Alec Peters is working out with the Houston Rockets tomorrow and Boston Celtics on Friday.
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Jeff Goodman , ESPN, Insider
San Diego State’s Malik Pope told ESPN he will work out for the Los Angeles Clippers this weekend.
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Ira Winderman , Sun Sentinel, Heat Beat Reporter
The latest twist in Heat's situation with Bosh. Again, Bosh has not practiced with the team since he was sidelined. t.co/9oVGjTfmcq
@IraHeatBeat | | 23m | Score: 80
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Zach Lowe , Grantland.com, NBA Writer
Interestingly, NBA rules Waiters was allowed to jump on the inbounds pass.
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Ken Berger , CBSSports.com, NBA Insider
Incorrect no-calls: delay of game Ginobili; offensive foul Waiters; Mills holds Adams; Leonard holds Westbrook.
@KBergCBS | | 2h | Score: 60
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P. Schrager , FoxSports.com, Sportswriter
Every kid I see under the age of 15 is wearing a Steph Curry jersey these days. Why is Lebron being cast in Space Jam? #PostDraftThoughts
@PSchrags | | 1h | Score: 58
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Ethan Strauss , WarriorsWorld, NBA Writer
Klay won't be as contested this series. McCollum's standing reach is 11 inches shorter than Klay's main defender last series (Ariza)
@SherwoodStrauss | | 1h | Score: 51
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Manny Navarro , Miami Herald, Sportswriter
Comment from the Players Association on Chris Bosh through Deadspin t.co/piwUVmsnlH
@Manny_Navarro | | 22m | Score: 50
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Kurt Helin , NBCSports.com, NBA Writer
NBA: Spurs got away with two key fouls in crunch time BEFORE final play (videos) t.co/L99uThirPJ
@basketballtalk | | 23m | Score: 40
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Kurt Helin , NBCSports.com, NBA Writer
NBA official report says refs blew five calls in final 13 seconds of Thunder win t.co/eLxtEGSgbd
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Ken Berger , CBSSports.com, NBA Insider
NBA's last 2 minute report finds four incorrect no-calls and four correct no-calls during controversial inbounds play in OKC-SAS.
@KBergCBS | | 2h | Score: 37
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Jeff McDonald , San Antonio Express, Spurs Beat Writer
NBA: Manu should have been called for delay, Waiters for crossing plane, Mills grabbed Adams, Kawhi grabbed Russ, Ibaka fouled Aldridge
@JMcDonald_SAEN | | 2h | Score: 36
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J.E. Skeets , TheScore.com, NBA Blogger
L2M crib notes: NBA says Manu stepped on line, Waiters fouled Manu, Mills fouled Adams, Kawhi fouled Russ and Ibaka fouled Aldridge. SPORTZ!
@jeskeets | | 2h | Score: 36
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Fred McLeod , Cleveland Cavaliers, Play-By-Play Annoucer
Watched G-1 again, @RealTristan13 was a monster, not only 14R, 7 Off, 2 Blk, but Atl 2-19 when he guarded shooters! Millsap 2-13..#ALLin216
@CavsFredMcLeod | | 1h | Score: 31
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Latest tweets
Manny Navarro , Miami Herald, Sportswriter
Chris Bosh flew up with Micky Arison today the #Heat said
@Manny_Navarro | | 2m | Score: 5
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Ira Winderman , Sun Sentinel, Heat Beat Reporter
Chris Bosh has arrived in Toronto for tonight's Game 1 of Heat-Raptors. He did not travel with team, was not at shootaround.
@IraHeatBeat | | 3m | Score: 5
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Manny Navarro , Miami Herald, Sportswriter
The #Heat say Chris Bosh is here in Toronto
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Ian Begley , ESPNNewYork.com, Sportswriter
Carmelo Anthony is uncertain about playing in the Olympics this summer, via @russbengston: t.co/T2IkjstNSK
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RealGM.com , Sports News and Updates
Union Working To Influence Heat On Letting Chris Bosh Return: t.co/wsCYSsYt71
@RealGM | | 16m | Score: 15
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Marc Berman , New York Post, Knicks Beat Writer
Carmelo Anthony reveals what he wants in the next #Knicks head coach t.co/vB7Lu1qtx5
@NYPost_Berman | | 16m | Score: 5
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Rachel Nichols , Turner Sports, Reporter
Missed #TheJump today? Here's the podcast. We talk how to fix the officiating in these games, plus Metta World Peacet.co/upTFDSrPAM
@Rachel__Nichols | | 21m | Score: 20
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Jeff Goodman , ESPN, Insider
Valpo’s Alec Peters is working out with the Houston Rockets tomorrow and Boston Celtics on Friday.
@GoodmanESPN | | 22m | Score: 105
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Manny Navarro , Miami Herald, Sportswriter
Comment from the Players Association on Chris Bosh through Deadspin t.co/piwUVmsnlH
@Manny_Navarro | | 22m | Score: 50
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Kurt Helin , NBCSports.com, NBA Writer
NBA: Spurs got away with two key fouls in crunch time BEFORE final play (videos) t.co/L99uThirPJ
@basketballtalk | | 23m | Score: 40
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Ira Winderman , Sun Sentinel, Heat Beat Reporter
The latest twist in Heat's situation with Bosh. Again, Bosh has not practiced with the team since he was sidelined. t.co/9oVGjTfmcq
@IraHeatBeat | | 23m | Score: 80
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Roland Lazenby , LakerNoise.com, Sportswriter
Huge difference between the Warriors and a team like the Pelicans, or the Lakers. Gentry learned that quickly. I'm sure Walton's aware too.
@lazenby | | 23m | Score: 5
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SI.com , NBA News and Updates
Which players should join LeBron James in Space Jam 2? We have some ideas t.co/v3HDlWyDK3 t.co/Gcmu5VXDiO
@si_nba | | 45m | Score: 30
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J.E. Skeets , TheScore.com, NBA Blogger
Have we seen a reverse angle of that Spurs lady grabbing Steven Adams' arm … because I think this incident is being overblown.
@jeskeets | | 45m | Score: 30
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SportingNews.com , Sports News and Updates
Former NBA VP Stu Jackson explained how refs botched the Dion Waiters' shove (no) call. t.co/ljnY7vVfSS t.co/yWldO08Yl7
@sportingnews | | 52m | Score: 10
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Sean Deveney , Sporting News, NBA Writer
I wondered why Marc Davis didn't see Waiters' shove. Stu Jackson pointed out refs typically looking for travelingt.co/lbmAYBXY4f
@SeanDeveney | | 54m | Score: 5
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Michael Cunningham , Atlanta Constitution, Hawks Writer
Curry wins Magic Johnson Award, Millsap a finalist t.co/DFfYzenbCa
@CVivlamoreAJC | | 59m | Score: 10
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Sean Deveney , Sporting News, NBA Writer
Dion Waiters' shove was unprecedented and nearly impossible to call, ex-NBA VP says t.co/coRsvT600U
@SeanDeveney | | 1h | Score: 2
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RealGM.com , Sports News and Updates
NBA Lists Five Incorrect Non-Calls From Final Thunder-Spurs Play: t.co/tayltjkuoy
@RealGM | | 1h | Score: 10
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David Aldridge , TNT, NBA Reporter
NBA’s Two-Minute Report on SA-OKC, noting errors (INC: Incorrect Non-Call; CNC: Correct Non-Call; CC: Correct Call): t.co/VJ50OCy3Dr
@daldridgetnt | | 1h | Score: 30
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Why Ty Lue's Game 1 plan pained Kyrie Irving, yet helped the Cavs

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio -- The pained expression on Kyrie Irving’s face combined with seeing the Cleveland Cavaliers’ point guard scratching his head with both of his hands was an all too familiar sight for coach Tyronn Lue. Lue saw it quite a few times, actually, in Cleveland’s 104-93 Game 1 win o...

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ESPNLA.com, Lakers Beat Writer
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Report: Chris Bosh and the Heat at Odds Over Medical Condition

The Miami Heat have advanced to the second round of the NBA Playoffs, and there’s no telling if Chris Bosh (out of the lineup since mid-February due to blood clots) will suit up or not before the season comes to an end. The 11-time All-Star wants to play, and is reportedly seeking medical clearanc...

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Royce Young - DailyThunder.com, NBA Writer
Summary of the L2M report: Ginobili on the line, Waiters fouled Ginobili, Mills fouled Adams, Kawhi fouled Westbrook, Ibaka fouled Aldridge.
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The Last Days of Lob City? Inside the Clippers' Latest Playoff Demise

The Last Days of Lob City? Inside the Clippers' Latest Playoff Demise It's nearing 10:30 p.m. on April 17, a pleasant spring evening in downtown Los Angeles, and the locker room that houses the basketball team looks like a daycare center. Seven boys, their ages ranging from two to 10, are pinging ar...

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Howard Beck
Turner Sports, NBA Writer
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Ex-Rocket bashes James Harden, says star only cares about himself

It will be an offseason of soul-searching for James Harden and the Rockets as the franchise seeks a new head coach while dealing with expected departure of Dwight Howard. But one former Rockets player believes the team's issues go back to Harden's selfishness. "Harden is a tremendous player, but he...

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