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Outlet Pass: Lakers Go Home, Hawks Fly High + Good Grizzlies

Outlet Pass: Lakers Go Home, Hawks Fly High + Good Grizzlies

Their Game 4 loss to the Mavericks is as ugly as it gets and now they face a future with an aging and expensive roster and without Phil Jackson, their Hall of Fame coach. The Lakers’ season ended amid a […]

by × May 9, 2011 ×
Outlet Pass: Bulls Bounce Back, Lakers Fall Down + Deron Williams

Outlet Pass: Bulls Bounce Back, Lakers Fall Down + Deron Williams

The Bulls, almost certainly taking a cue from Tom Thibodeau, first started using the word as far back as training camp. Grimy, players would say. We want to be known as a team that can be grimy and win ugly […]

by × May 5, 2011 ×
Outlet Pass: Hot Hot Heat, OKC Responses + Kobe Worried

Outlet Pass: Hot Hot Heat, OKC Responses + Kobe Worried

This was about respect. And it had to do with more than the significance of Tuesday’s 102-91 victory over the Boston Celtics at AmericanAirlines Arena. This was about offering a reminder of who they are and what that can accomplish. […]

by × May 4, 2011 ×
Outlet Pass: Hawks Do Work, Mavs Escape + Ratings Up Big

Outlet Pass: Hawks Do Work, Mavs Escape + Ratings Up Big

That switch the Hawks flipped to start the postseason is still on, shocking opponents and critics each step of the way. The Hawks stormed the United Center and stunned the Bulls with a 103-95 victory in Game 1 of the […]

by × May 3, 2011 ×
Outlet Pass: Heat Protect Home, Grizzlies Dominate + Kobe’s Ankle

Outlet Pass: Heat Protect Home, Grizzlies Dominate + Kobe’s Ankle

Throughout the season, guard Dwyane Wade has called the Boston Celtics the Heat’s “big brother,” a reference to the team’s status as the Eastern Conference’s reigning champion and also a nod to the Celtics’ lordship over Wade this year. It […]

by × May 2, 2011 ×
Outlet Pass: Lakers Advance, Hawks Get Bulls + Mavs Move On

Outlet Pass: Lakers Advance, Hawks Get Bulls + Mavs Move On

Destination, Dallas. Or Portland. Either way, the Lakers will be the well-rested host for Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinal series against the Mavericks or Trail Blazers. They got the weekend off by defeating the Hornets, 98-80, in Game […]

by × April 29, 2011 ×
Outlet Pass: Bulls Advance, Magic Stay Alive + Lakers Romp

Outlet Pass: Bulls Advance, Magic Stay Alive + Lakers Romp

Derrick Rose has delivered so many breathtaking moments this season that the spectacular has flirted dangerously with becoming the norm. Since the championship run ended, however, the Bulls winning a playoff series isn’t normal. That’s why Rose’s third-quarter stretch in […]

by × April 27, 2011 ×
Outlet Pass: Grizzlies Lead, Mavs Gain Control + Nuggets Survive

Outlet Pass: Grizzlies Lead, Mavs Gain Control + Nuggets Survive

Mike Conley led a balanced attack, finishing with 15 points and seven assists, as the Memphis Grizzlies handled the San Antonio Spurs, 104-86, in Game 4 of the Western Conference quarterfinals. Darrell Arthur supplied 14 points off the bench and […]

by × April 26, 2011 ×
Outlet Pass: Bye-Bye Knicks, Heat Sixed, Hornets Even + Magic Birds

Outlet Pass: Bye-Bye Knicks, Heat Sixed, Hornets Even + Magic Birds

Thanks to a knee strain, a pulled back muscle and a lack of depth, the Knicks will still be working on their first playoff win in 10 years next season. Their rollercoaster campaign is over. Despite an admirable Amar’e Stoudemire […]

by × April 25, 2011 ×
Outlet Pass: Lakers Swat Hornets, Celtics Amaze + Hawks Soar

Outlet Pass: Lakers Swat Hornets, Celtics Amaze + Hawks Soar

Kobe Bryant has help these days. He wants to make sure he uses it. The Lakers played their first road playoff game this season and got their first comfortable playoff victory Friday night in what Ron Artest summed up as […]

by × April 23, 2011 ×
Outlet Pass: Blazers Blaze, Heat Control + Bulls Keep Edge

Outlet Pass: Blazers Blaze, Heat Control + Bulls Keep Edge

Maybe in another city, the crowd might have booed Roy. Instead, the Rose Garden crowd gave him a rousing ovation. Then, when Roy checked into the game with 2:17 left in the first quarter, the crowd went one better, giving […]

by × April 22, 2011 ×
Outlet Pass: C’s Nicked NYC, Magic Get Even + Mavs Roll

Outlet Pass: C’s Nicked NYC, Magic Get Even + Mavs Roll

Kevin Garnett sank the go-ahead basket with 14 seconds left, then stole the ball as the Boston Celtics overcame Carmelo Anthony’s 42 points and beat the depleted New York Knicks 96-93 to take a 2-0 lead in their playoff series […]

by × April 20, 2011 ×
Outlet Pass: Miami Storm, Bulls Hang On + Adelman Out

Outlet Pass: Miami Storm, Bulls Hang On + Adelman Out

Physical evidence of an arena whipped into a frenzy swirled through AmericanAirlines Arena on Monday night. Large sections of fans in the upper bowl turned their free white T-shirts into rally towels during the Heat’s 94-73 victory against the Philadelphia […]

by × April 19, 2011 ×
Outlet Pass: Bulls (1-0), Heat (1-0), Mavericks (1-0) + Hawks (1-0)

Outlet Pass: Bulls (1-0), Heat (1-0), Mavericks (1-0) + Hawks (1-0)

Derrick Rose exhaled a mild groan as he sat down. Thirty minutes earlier he and the Bulls had won Game 1 of their Eastern Conference quarterfinals with a pulsating come-from-behind 104-99 victory over the Pacers that culminated in a 16-1 […]

by × April 17, 2011 ×