Mike Ehrmann

NBA playoff action: Spurs, Heat, Thunder all coast to victory

The Spurs held the Lakers in check offensively to grind out a 91-79 Game 1 victory. Elsewhere, Paul George got a triple double to lead Indiana to an easy win over Atlanta, and LeBron James dominated in a blowout win for the Heat.

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Larry Drew's terrible coaching mistake

The Hawks' best player registered 28 minutes due to foul trouble. Yet Al Horford finished with just three fouls. Ugh.

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The timeline where Harden stayed with OKC

James Harden wasn't great in the Rockets' Game 1 loss to the Thunder. But seeing him on the court with Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook is just too tempting a daydream.

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Phil Jackson still haunts the Lakers

Lakers management tried to disappear Phil Jackson's imprint from the team two years ago. We're still talking about the Zen Master after a Lakers loss. Welp.

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Manu brilliant despite injury

Manu Ginobili's hamstring injury was supposed to hamper him in the playoffs. Instead, he led the Spurs in scoring in a win.

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Thunder rout Rockets in Game 1

Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook led the Thunder to a dominant victory over the Rockets in Game 1 of their opening-round series. James Harden struggled against his former team in the loss.

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Kendrick Perkins is a point guard

Who says big men can't dribble. Kendrick Perkins should clearly be the Thunder point guard.

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DOGS DOING BACKFLIPS AND STUFF

Halftime shows during the NBA playoffs are always pretty great. The fans at the Thunder vs. Rockets game got to see some dogs doing pretty awesome stuff.

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What is LeBron wearing??

When you play like LeBron James plays, you can wear whatever you want to the postgame press conference. Yes, even crazy shirts that my grandmother wouldn't wear.

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LeBron's super efficient playoff opening game

LeBron James was brilliant in the Heat's opening game of the playoffs, but how good was he? Only two other players have achieved his stat line since 1985.

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Serge welcomes Harden with huge swat

James Harden made his playoff return to Oklahoma City. Serge Ibaka greeted him with this big time swat.

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LeBron James dominant in 110-87 victory over Bucks

LeBron James and the Heat dominated the Bucks in the first game of the playoff series. Brandon Jennings and Monta Ellis put up a fight, but with James on the court, resistance was all but futile.

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LeBron James disgusts himself

LeBron James threw down a nasty dunk. And then he made a face to acknowledge how nasty that dunk was.

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"HERE COMES THE BIRDMAN!"

The Bucks and Heat played a tight game for most of the first three quarters. But then Miami started to open it up with some highlight reel plays from LeBron James and Chris Andersen. Those plays caused Kevin Harlan to lose his mind on the play by play.

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What is Shaq doing?

TNT usually has a great halftime shows. This was not one of them. What is Shaq doing?

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Things are getting awkward on Twitter

Kobe Bryant had some thoughts throughout the Lakers' Game 1 loss and he enlisted old pal Phil Jackson to help him out.

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Spurs win easily, same as it ever was

The Spurs' Big Three was dependable as always, with Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili, and Tony Parker each playing big parts in a near wire-to-wire win over the Lakers in Game 1.

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Lakers need to get the ball down low

So says the ESPN halftime crew ... over and over again.

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Steve Blake with the killer crossover

We're surprised, too.

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Dwight Howard can still get up

Dwight Howard has some spring still in his legs.

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Coach Pop's sign language game is strong

The notoriously terse coach is way more talkative with his hands.

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George shines as Pacers drop Hawks, 107-90

The Indiana Pacers were the more aggressive team in a Game 1 win against the Atlanta Hawks.

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Is this a goaltend?

But is it a goaltend?

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Al Horford rejects Paul George

Horford does NOT get dunked on.

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With Nash, hot Lakers open playoffs in San Antonio

The Los Angeles Lakers, not the San Antonio Spurs, are the hot team entering the postseason.

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Dwyane Wade's perfect reaction to Brandon Jennings

Nothing more needs to be said.

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Zaza Pachulia is invading your timeline

The Georgian native is surprisingly comfortable with the medium.

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Paul George goes glass with a pass

That's a little high, Paul.

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Hawks go small against Pacers in Game 1

The Atlanta Hawks will attempt to beat the Indiana Pacers by creating matchup problems.

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Officiating crews for Sunday

Four officiating crews for Sunday's NBA playoff games have been announced.

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Pacers host Hawks in Game 1

Contrasting styles of play clash as the Pacers host the Hawks in a first-round Eastern Conference playoff series tipping off Sunday.

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Can the Lakers pull off an upset?

The Lakers try to pull an improbable upset minus the face of their franchise.

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Can the Heat repeat?

The defending champs get started on their repeat quest Sunday.

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Miami begins defense of NBA crown

The league's two top seeds are in action on Sunday as the 2013 NBA Playoffs roll on.

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