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Smallthoughts: Rants and Raves

Rants: New York Mets Manager Terry Collins…First he had 3 firstbasemen which means he had none finally General Manager Sandy Alderson did him a solid and finally traded Ike Davis to Pittsburgh, he now has an everyday firstbaseman …sort of…he is now on his third closer of the season and we haven’t gotten out of April yet… Parnell is injuried and lost for the season, but he has already moved Jose Vervalde from the closer’s role and moved Kyle Farnsworth to closer and He moved Gradnerson from the 4 hole in the batting order to the 2 spot to get him going too many changes already Terry put a team out there and let it come together, yet inspite everything …the Mets are at 500. 318 more words


Bulls, Rockets trying to be fourth team in NBA history to advance down 0-2 and on road

Jerry West isn’t walking through that door. Hakeem Olajuwon might, but only as a interested observer.

The Houston Rockets (vs. the Portland Trail Blazers) and Chicago Bulls (vs. 462 more words


NBA: Paying for the Playoffs

The league’s profits are up across the board. Last season the average NBA team generated $12 million alone in operating income, more than double the previous season’s average. 455 more words

Miami Heat

Clippers Stop Golden State Comeback, Top Warriors 98-96

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) – Chris Paul pounded his chest and shouted toward the Golden State Warriors’ bench. Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan high-fived, and the Los Angeles Clippers soaked in the silence of the once-roaring, gold-shirt wearing crowd as they walked off the court together. 799 more words


Stars Even With Ducks After 4-2 Win in Game 4

The young Dallas Stars keep overcoming early 2-0 deficits. With their latest comeback in Game 4, they are now even with the top-seeded Anaheim Ducks. … 27 more words


Chris Paul probably fouled Stephen Curry on Clippers-Warriors' final play

Here’s what you need to know: The Los Angeles Clippers and Golden State Warriors were embroiled in a tense NBA playoff game, and the visiting Clippers had a 98-96 lead when Stephen Curry got the ball with 7.8 seconds left. 245 more words


Clippers Beat Warriors 98-96 for 2-1 Series Lead

Blake Griffin scored 32 points and grabbed eight rebounds, DeAndre Jordan had 14 points and 22 rebounds and the Los Angeles Clippers outlasted the Golden State Warriors 98-96 on Thursday night to take a 2-1 lead in their first-round series. 26 more words