Chris Covatta

NBA playoffs Tuesday: Heat blow out Nets in opener

So much for rust being a factor. The Heat were in perfect form Tuesday, routing the Brooklyn Nets, 107-86, in Game 1 in Miami. The Spurs cruised by the Blazers in the nightcap, 116-92.

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What happened Tuesday in the NBA playoffs

After a thrilling first two weeks of the playoffs, we got two blowouts on Tuesday, with the Heat easily taking care of the Nets in their first game after a long layoff and the Spurs shredding the Blazers in San Antonio.

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Good morning, where'd all the drama go?

Plus lots of links on Mark Jackson's dismissal.

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San Antonio annihilates Portland, 116-92

The Spurs were in complete control Tuesday night, dominating the Blazers on both ends of the court and locking up the three-point line.

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Miami dominates Brooklyn in Game 1

LeBron James and Dwyane Wade got anything they wanted in the paint, taking the first game of the Eastern Conference semifinals in South Beach.

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KD gives emotional MVP acceptance speech

The Oklahoma City forward took home the 2014 Maurice Podoloff trophy on Tuesday afternoon.

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Trail Blazers and Spurs headed for Game 1

Portland and San Antonio tip off in the Western Conference semifinals on Tuesday night.

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How the Nets swept the Heat in regular season

The Nets won all four regular-season meetings against the Heat. Can that success carry over to the postseason?

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Video breakdown: Tony Parker vs Damian Lillard

Both teams have plenty of offensive weapons, but how will their multi-faceted attacks look for weaknesses, starting with their point guards?

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Heat tip off East Semis vs. Nets

The Heat will look to beat the Nets for the first time this season when the two teams get together for Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals on Tuesday.

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