Can Spurs get back at Heat? Can they survive West?

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To get another shot at LeBron James, the San Antonio Spurs may have to go through Dirk Nowitzki, then Dwight Howard and James Harden, and finally Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook....

Suns join list of `best' teams to miss playoffs

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PHOENIX (AP) -- The Phoenix Suns are the "best team not to make the playoffs."...

LeBron still No. 1 with NBA's most-popular jersey

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MIAMI (AP) -- LeBron James' jersey remains the most popular in the NBA....

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April 19 (AP) -- Playoffs begin....

Let the (real) games begin: It's NBA playoff time

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MIAMI (AP) -- Finally, the NBA playoffs are set....

Crawford's 41 points leads Warriors over Nuggets

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DENVER (AP) -- Jordan Crawford scored a career-high 41 points and Harrison Barnes added 30 as a squad of Golden State backups beat the Denver Nuggets 116-112 Wednesday night....

Blazers defeat Clippers 110-102

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Will Barton had a career-high 23 points and 10 rebounds and the Portland Trail Blazers downed the Los Angeles Clippers 110-104 in the regular-season finale Wednesday night, with both teams resting key players in advance of the playoffs....