PODCAST: Folks in Oklahoma City are giddy over Clippers’ misfortune

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Fresh off an appearance on L.A. radio, I went on the air in Oklahoma City today, too, and the mood was a lot different.Shocker, eh? As always, I do not have a rooting interest in who wins this series. Like always, I just hope for a good story. Well, today my wishes were answered as folks around the world debated the blown replay and the thrilling final moments of Tuesday night’s Clippers-Thunder game. That was the main topic of discussion in this


PODCAST: Inexcusable Screw-up By Referees in Clippers-Thunder Game


Doc Rivers is probably going to get fined by the NBA for saying the Clippers were “robbed” last night in Oklahoma City. That is the kind of comment that crosses the line, no matter how true it might have been. But what about referee Tony Brothers? Is he going to be publicly chastised by the league office for saying replays of the ball that clearly went off of Reggie Jackson’s hand were “inconclusive?”


5 Fast Facts from Last Night’s Games — Marcin Gortat Goes Off, Russell Westbrook Saves Thunder


Well, that set Twitter ablaze. The 2014 NBA Playoffs continued on Tuesday, May 13 with two games featuring four squads with championship aspirations. One team posted an absolute dud during a close-out game, while another was victorious in a game that featured no shortage of controversial calls. Here’s everything that you need to know about last night’s action.


Prices For Heat-Nets Game 5 Tickets Up 7% Since Game 4 Win


The Miami Heat took a demanding 3-1 series lead against the Brooklyn Nets with a Game 4 win at the Barclays Center. As the series heads back to Miami for Game 5, ticket prices on the secondary market have increased for the potential series clinching game, according to TiqIQ. LeBron James and the Heat will travel back to the American Airlines Arena in Miami for Wednesday night’s game. The average price for game 5 Miami Heat playoff  tickets is currently $526.48,


Sheridan: After 49 Points and One Unexplained Flop, Heat Season has Begun

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BROOKLYN — No explanation was provided by LeBron James, and no outrage was expressed after Joe Johnson accused the King of flopping on Johnson’s final offensive possession. LeBron was asked about it, but the questioner made the always fatal journalistic mistake of asking a two-part question. Part one was about the flop. That was the tough question, the one everyone wanted answered. The second question was completely benign, and that was the one James answered. Memo to aspiring  journalists: NEVER ask a


5 Fast Facts from Last Night’s Games — L.A. Clippers and Indiana Pacers Pull Off Unbelievable Comebacks


No lead is safe in the 2014 NBA Playoffs. If you’re still questioning whether or not you should be watching what has been a lackluster second round, your concerns have been eradicated. Two separate teams trailed by at least 19 points on Sunday, May 11, and both of those teams pulled off remarkable comebacks. Here’s everything that you need to know about last night’s action.


PODCAST: Coaching Vacancies and Playoff Battles; What’s New?


I wish I could give you a brief synopsis of what is contained in this podcast, but that is not possible. I covered a heck of a lot of ground in this interview with Mark Malusis of CBS Sports radio, touching on coaching vacancies and playoff battles. So in brief, here’s what we hit upon: _ The Lakers coaching vacancy, which if I had to guess who the next guy to hold the job will be, I’d go with Jeff Van Gundy.