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NBA playoffs 2013: Grizzlies bounce back, Bulls stifle Nets' offense, Heat blow out Bucks again

The Grizzlies needed a win to save their season and got it, defeating the Clippers, 94-82, to cut L.A.'s series lead to 2-1. Elsewhere, the Bulls held on for a 79-76 victory and a 2-1 series lead over Brooklyn, and Miami had no problem with the Bucks.

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Brooklyn's major spacing problem

The Brooklyn Nets are down 2-1 in their series against the Chicago Bulls because they are consistently playing 3-on-5 offensively. It's time for P.J. Carlesimo to avoid playing Reggie Evans and Gerald Wallace at the same time.

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Z-Bo strikes back

Why Zach Randolph is the Grizzlies' most important player, and how he dominated the Clippers in Game 3.

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All the GIFs from Thursday's NBA playoff action

If you missed Thursday night's NBA games, catch up with some .GIFS.

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Grizzlies, Bulls get big wins; Heat go 3-0

Zach Randolph and the Grizzlies emerged from hibernation to earn a big home win while the Bulls scrapped out a game against Brooklyn.

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Grizz battle back behind 27 and 11 from Z-Bo

Zach Randolph had 27 points and 11 boards on a night Chris Paul was nowhere to be found, as the Grizzlies bounced back to bring the series to 2-1.

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Nailed it!

This is exactly what we were thinking too, Phil Jackson.

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Z-Bo's so mad he could hug somebody

That man is terrifying.

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What is happening in Memphis!?

Everyone needs to relax.

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Bulls take 2-1 series lead with 79-76 victory

The Bulls have taken command of their series with the Nets. They stifled Brooklyn's offense and held on at the end for a 79-76 victory, giving them a 2-1 series lead.

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Z-Bo's 18 has Grizzlies up 8 at half

Zach Randolph had a spectacular, Z-Bo-esque first half to give the Grizzlies an eight-point lead over the Clippers at halftime of Game 3 in Memphis.

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Bulls hold lead at halftime, 41-34

The Bulls have returned to Chicago and lead Brooklyn at halftime. Brooklyn's offense has struggled after opening up an early lead in the first quarter.

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Allen sets record as Heat cruise to victory

The Miami Heat used their typical second-half run to pull away from the Milwaukee Bucks, but the story was Ray Allen's consistent and historic play.

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Taj throws it DOWN

Dunk of the playoffs?

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LARRY SANDERS! has a handle!?

Who knew Larry had a handle?

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Johnson will start Game 2 despite foot injury

The Brooklyn Nets got word just before tip-off that a key player would remain in their starting lineup despite a Game 2 injury.

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Bucks lead Heat, 50-48, at the half of Game 3

The Milwaukee Bucks had a solid start to the game against the Miami Heat and lead at the half despite a hot start from Ray Allen.

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WATCH YOUR BUTT, MIKE DUNLEAVY!

Confirmed: That is a butt.

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Jennings feeds an invisible giant teammate

Or maybe someone was open in the crowd?

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Clippers vs. Grizz: Game time, TV info and more

Can Memphis hold serve on their home court after a heartbreaking loss in Game 2?

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Nets vs. Bulls Game 3: Game time, TV info and more

After two wildly contrasting games in Brooklyn, will either team seize control of their first-round series in Chicago?

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Heat vs. Bucks: Will home court matter?

The 2013 NBA playoff series between the Bucks and Heat shifts to Milwaukee on Thursday night. Will things be any different now that LeBron and the Heat are playing on the road?

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Nets can't settle against Chicago

The Nets-Bulls series heads to Chicago for Game 3 on Thursday. Can Brooklyn take control of the series? If the Nets accept the gifts Chicago is giving them, they should be able to take a game on the road.

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Nets' Joe Johnson a game-time decision

Johnson did not participate in shootaround Thursday morning, but his status for Game 3 hasn't been decided yet.

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