Patrickhayes

Patrick Hayes

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Patrick Hayes is way to into Junior College basketball. He writes obsessively about small-time hoops in Michigan at BallinMichigan.com, tries to convince himself that Brandon Knight is totally the next Chauncey Billups on a regular basis for PistonPowered.com and also contributes to the Detroit Free Press and TheOnlyColors.com.

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Point guards, young and old, deliver for Thunder

Minus Russell Westbrook, the Oklahoma City Thunder are getting key contributions from two very different replacements.

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Thunder, Grizzlies renew playoff rivalry

After a physical seven game series in 2010-11, the Thunder and Grizzlies will meet in the second round of the playoffs for the second time in three years.

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Thunder advance to second round

Kevin Durant led the Oklahoma City Thunder past the Houston Rockets Friday to win their first round series 4-2.

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OKC leads Houston at the break

After shooting just 30 percent for the series, Kevin Martin scored 21 first-half points for the Thunder Friday, and OKC has a 58-54 lead at halftime

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Can Pau and Dwight dominate?

Minus Tiago Splitter, Pau Gasol and Dwight Howard need to have big efforts Sunday for the Lakers to extend their series with the Spurs.

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Boston's last stand?

If the Knicks complete the sweep of Boston Sunday, what does the future hold for Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce?

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Harrington, Turkoglu could be on the market soon

The Magic are expected to trade or release two of their pricey veterans this offseason.

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Heat, Knicks and Spurs could advance

Three first-round series could come to an end Sunday.

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Durant, Robinson among Saturday stars

Saturday's NBA Playoff game featured strong individual performances from several players.

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One day later, it's still Nate Robinson's world

Everyone knows Nate Robinson can score, but his truly Jordan-esque performance Saturday still qualifies as unexpected.

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