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Tony Parker of the San Antonio Spurs is defended by Russell Westbrook of the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals of the 2012 NBA Playoffs at AT&T Center on May 29, 2012 in San Antonio, Texas. (credit: Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Spurs Take 2-0 Series Lead Over Thunder

Parker had 34 points, Manu Ginobili added 20 points, and the Spurs stayed perfect in the playoffs with a 120-111 victory over the Thunder in Game 2 on Tuesday night.

05/30/2012

Manu Ginobili of the San Antonio Spurs  drives to the basket against the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals during the 2012 NBA Playoffs on May 27, 2012 at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. (credit: Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images)

Spurs Get “Nasty” To Top Thunder In Game 1

Spurs coach Gregg Popovich’s caught-on-camera “I want some nasty!” command is likely coming soon to shirts and memes after they beat the Thunder 101-98 on Sunday.

05/28/2012

Gary Neal #14, Tony Parker #9 and Manu Ginobili #20 of the San Antonio Spurs celebrate a play in the fourth quarter while taking on the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game One of the Western Conference Finals of the 2012 NBA Playoffs at AT&T Center on May 27, 2012 in San Antonio, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Spurs Strike First In West Finals, Win 19th Straight

Manu Ginobili scored 26 points and the San Antonio Spurs won their 19th in a row to tie the NBA record for longest winning streak kept alive in the playoffs, beating the Oklahoma City Thunder 101-98 to open the Western Conference finals on Sunday night.

05/27/2012

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NBA Western Conference Finals Matchup And Prediction

Back in 1999, while Prince was partying, the NBA played a 50 game strike-shortened season that ended with the San Antonio Spurs being crowned champions. That first title for the Spurs began their odd dynasty as they would win the NBA Finals in only odd number years (2003, ‘05, and ’07).

05/24/2012

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Lakers Crushed By Thunder In Game 1

Russell Westbrook had 27 points and nine assists, Kevin Durant added 25 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder blasted the weary Los Angeles Lakers 119-90 on Monday night in the opening game of the Western Conference semifinals.

05/15/2012

Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers gives Metta World Peace #15 a five in the third quarter while taking on the Denver Nuggets in Game Seven of the Western Conference Quarterfinals in the 2012 NBA Playoffs on May 12, 2012 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Metta’s Defense Makes Difference To Lead Lakers Past Nuggets In Game 7

Pau Gasol had 23 points, 17 rebounds and six assists, Metta World Peace scored 15 points in his return from a seven-game suspension, and the Los Angeles Lakers outlasted the Denver Nuggets for a thrilling 96-87 victory in Game 7 on Saturday night to win their first-round series.

05/14/2012

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Nuggets Crush Lakers To Force Game 7

Ty Lawson scored 32 points, fellow spark plug Corey Brewer added 18 and the Denver Nuggets forced a Game 7 in their first-round playoff series with a dominating 113-96 win over the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday night.

05/11/2012

Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers drives on Corey Brewer #13 of the Denver Nuggets during Game Two of the Western Conference Quarterfinals in the 2012 NBA Playoffs at Staples Center on May 1, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Kobe Scores 38 To Lead Lakers Past Nuggets, Go Up 2-0 In Series

Kobe Bryant scored 38 points, Andrew Bynum followed up his playoff-opening triple-double with 27 points and nine rebounds, and the Los Angeles Lakers weathered Denver’s late rally for a 104-100 victory over the Nuggets on Tuesday night, taking a 2-0 series lead.

05/02/2012

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Lakers’ Jordan Hill Charged With Felony Assault

Los Angeles Lakers forward Jordan Hill has been charged with felony assault resulting from an altercation with his girlfriend, according to the Houston district attorney’s office.

05/01/2012

Ron Artest #15 of the Los Angeles Lakers gets ready to take on the Golden State Warriors on April 6, 2011 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. (credit: Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Metta World Peace Makes Elbow Jokes On Twitter

Metta World Peace got busy tweeting to his 324,000+ followers on Friday night: (Most recent on top) “I’m out socially right now..Lots of girls.. Just conversation.. But they scared to sit next to me.The afraid of my elbows.Not a good feeling”

04/29/2012

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NBA Western Conference Playoff Matchups And Predictions

The NBA lockout-shortened regular season has come to a close and the playoff teams have been decided. Let’s take a look at the Eastern Conference matchups to give you insight into who we think will come out on top.

04/27/2012

Derrick Rose

Bulls Square Off Against Nets In Regular Season Finale

This season, the Chicago Bulls are an astonishing 35-5 at home, they’ve been outright dominant. So it’s almost fitting they’ll end their regular season at home, with a chance to tie for the league’s best record.

04/13/2011

Derrick Rose and Carmelo Anthony

Rose And Bulls Fly Past Knicks, Inch Closer To Spurs

The Chicago Bulls defeated the New York Knicks on Tuesday night to bring their regular season record to 61-20.

04/12/2011

Derrick Rose and Tom Thibodeau

Should The Bulls Try To Chase Down The Spurs?

The Chicago Bulls are just one game behind the San Antonio Spurs for the best record in the NBA. Head coach Tom Thibodeau has made it clear that he intends on trying to catch the Spurs.

670 The Score–04/12/2011

Derrick Rose

Rose And Bulls ‘Focused’ On Catching Spurs

Derrick Rose and the Chicago Bulls have two things they want to accomplish before the regular season ends. And they can make ground on both of them by beating the New York Knicks on Tuesday night.

04/12/2011

Derrick Rose

Rose And Bulls ‘Trying To Do Something Special’

The Chicago Bulls held on to beat the Phoenix Suns 97-94 on Monday night. However, it was an ugly and unsatisfying win for Derrick Rose and the Bulls.

04/06/2011

Derrick Rose

Bernstein: Bulls Not Good Enough To Coast

During this giddy, accelerating ride to their position as title contenders, the Bulls had learned that it was pretty much OK to lollygag for three quarters before letting Derrick Rose grab the game by the throat.

670 The Score–03/29/2011

Derrick Rose

Bernstein: Rose, Bulls Will Be Talk Of The Party

A high-end Hollywood publicist could not have planned it any better for Derrick Rose and the Bulls.

670 The Score–02/18/2011

Derrick Rose

Rose And Bulls Take On First-Place Spurs

The Chicago Bulls and the San Antonio Spurs have two of the best records in the NBA. The two teams will square off in their last game before the league’s All-Star break.

02/17/2011

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