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LeBron hangs tough, Pelicans roll in NBA’s first playoff round

It wasn't easy, but LeBron James kept the Cavaliers viable in the NBA playoffs.

The New Orleans Pelicans breezed through the first round of the NBA playoffs, sweeping the No. 3 seed Portland Trail Blazers in four games. They dominated the Blazers without injured star DeMarcus Cousins, who is recovering from an Achilles tendon tear. “Just trying to build a legacy in New Orleans, and let people know that we’re for real,” Jazz star …

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Wizards Trying to End Home Dominance in Game 7

Wizards at Celtics

NBA Preview: John Wall is trying to make his first conference final as the Wizards and Celtics have big conflicting trends to deal with for Game 7. #4 Washington Wizards (56-38) at #1 Boston Celtics (60-34), Monday 8 p.m. EST. Line: Celtics -5. Total 209.5. Series: tied 3-3. The Wizards did not play well in Game 6 and still won. …

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Wizards Hope to Defy a 10-0 Trend to Stave Off Elimination

Celtics vs Wizards

NBA Preview: The Wizards attempt to be first home team to win at home while facing elimination this postseason. #1 Boston Celtics (60-33) at #4 Washington Wizards (55-38), Friday 8 p.m. EST. Line: Wizards -5. Total 216. Series: Celtics lead 3-2. The Wizards need to hold serve one more time at home to get another crack against Boston at TD …

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Celtics Hope that Home Cooking is Still in Play for Game 5

Wizards at Celtics

NBA Preview: The home team has won all eight meetings between the Wizards and Celtics this season. #4 Washington Wizards (55-37) at #1 Boston Celtics (59-33), Wednesday 8 p.m. EST. Line: Celtics -4.5. Total 216. Series: Series tied 2-2. The Wizards looked close to unbeatable against Boston at the Verizon Center. Washington thrashed the Celtics two consecutive games at home …

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Wizards Need to Work Some Magic to Contain Thomas

Celtics vs Wizards

NBA Preview: The Wizards need to slow down Isaiah Thomas and get back into this series with a Game 3 win. #1 Boston Celtics (59-31) at #4 Washington Wizards (53-37), Thursday 8 p.m. EST. Line: Wizards -5.5. Total 218.5. Series: Celtics lead 2-0. The Wizards know they can compete and win against the Celtics. Washington also knows they can build …

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Wizards, Celtics Fight for Conference Finals Berth

Wizards vs Celtics

NBA Series Preview: These two teams do not like each other as the Battle in Boston begins with the Celtics hosting the Wizards. #4 Washington Wizards (53-35) vs. #1 Boston Celtics (57-31). Series Odds: Celtics -180, Wizards +158. Series schedule (courtesy of nba.com): Game 1 – Sunday, April 30, Washington at Boston, 1 p.m., ABC Game 2 – Tuesday, May 2, Washington at …

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Wall, Wizards Look to Stay Magical at Home

Hawks vs Wizards

NBA Preview: John Wall has averaged 32 points per game at home in this series, while the Wizards have won 27 of of their last 32 home games.. #5 Atlanta Hawks (45-41) at #4 Washington Wizards (51-35), Wednesday, 6 p.m. EST Line: Wizards -5.5. Total 212.5. Series: Tied 2-2. This series seems to be taking the same path as the …

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Zig-Zag Theory in Play for Two NBA Games Saturday

NBA Zig-Zag Theory

NBA Preview: The Zig-Zag Theory is in play for 2 playoff games on Saturday, April 22. The Wizards vs the Hawks, Game 3 and the Spurs vs the Grizzlies, Game 4.   The NBA Zig-Zag Theory is well known in betting circles. This theory can also be used in the NHL. The Zig-Zag Theory in its purest form is a …

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Wizards Wish to Continue Home Cooking

Hawks vs Wizards

NBA Preview: After a 5-6 start at the Verizon Center, the Wizards have won 25 of their last 30 home games. Atlanta Hawks (43-39) at Washington Wizards (49-33), Sunday, 1 p.m. EST Line: Wizards -5. Total 209. There was a lot of speculation during the offseason about why the Wizards hired Scott Brooks to coach the team. There were whispers …

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Cavs Needs to Flip the Switch on Defense

Cavs need to flip the switch

NBA Preview: Cavs Need their “D” to Repeat as League Champs Cleveland Cavaliers (47-25) at San Antonio Spurs (56-16), 8 p.m. EST Line: Spurs -4.5. Total 212. When I first looked at this line on Sunday night, I admit I was ready to jump all over San Antonio and lay the points. I looked around at a few tracking websites …

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