It could have been a very different series

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In two games, in two sequences each lasting less than a minute, things went very differently for two basketball teams. One of those teams is playing in the Conference Finals, the other will be back...

Doc is fined that much is clear and conclusive

27

The NBA chose to close ranks and defend their officiating crews terrible call from Tuesday night. The league has also fined Doc Rivers $25K for his criticism while ignoring the blatantly false...

Do or Die in LA: Why CP3 Will Refuse to Lose

3

An adapted FanPost from Clips Nation, SBN's Los Angeless Clippers blog, in which the Rollin' Ronin examines the fallout to the heartbreaking Game 5, and why Chris Paul will rise from the ashes.

Clippers-Thunder Game 5: Tony Brothers lied

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The next day the final seconds of Game 5 make even less sense than they did at the time. The biggest question to me is why the crew chief says they did not see a replay that in fact they did see.

Game 5 grades: Westbrook leads, Thunder keeps up

16

Russell Westbrook went once more into the breach, and his teammates showed up just in time to steal a huge win from the Clippers in game 5. Here are the individual grades.

Clippers rallying cry

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The series isn't over. If the Clippers are the better team, they can win the final two games and win the series.

Russell Westbrook plays superhero ball

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Russell Westbrook may not be the superhero everybody wants, but he is the superhero that OKC needs. The result is a 3-2 lead over the Clippers.

Game 5: The NBA Playoffs as Theater of the Absurd

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Doc Rivers said the Clippers were robbed, and he's right. The out of bounds call was demonstrably incorrect, and several other calls were dubious. And the explanations offered so far are...

Clippers-Thunder Game 5 second half open thread

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This is your second half thread for Game 5 of the Clippers-Thunder Western Conference semifinal playoff series.

Clippers-Thunder Game 5 open thread

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In seven game series tied 2-2, the winner of Game 5 goes on to win the series about four out of five times -- so yeah, this one is big.

Back to square one for the Thunder and Clippers

31

Looking at Scott Brooks' problems, and what he can do to fix them. Also, is KD tired?

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