Atlanta Defeats Miami In Seven
Atlanta Hawks' Joe Johnson (2) works to get around Miami Heat's Dwyane Wade, left, in the first quarter of Game 7 of the Eastern Conference playoff series Sunday, May 3, 2009. Atlanta won 91-78.
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Boston Defeats Chicago In 7 Games
Boston Celtics' Paul Pierce celebrates near the end of their 109-99 victory over the Chicago Bulls in a first-round playoff game in Boston Saturday, May 2, 2009 to win the best-of-seven series.
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Atlanta vs. Miami: Game 6
Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade, right, goes up for a shot against Atlanta Hawks center Zaza Pachulia, of Georgia, during the first quarter of Game 6, Friday, May 1, 2009, in Miami. Wade scored 41 points, Michael Beasley busted out of a slump with 22 points and 15 rebounds and the Heat stayed alive by routing the Atlanta Hawks 98-72 in Game 6 of their Eastern Conference first-round series Friday night.
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Boston vs. Chicago: Game 6
The Chicago Bulls' Joakim Noah celebrates after the Bulls defeated the Boston Celtics 128-127 in triple overtime during Game 6, Thursday, April 30, 2009, in Chicago. It's back to Boston for Game 7 on Saturday night.
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Houston Beats Portland In Six
The Portland Trail Blazers' Brandon Roy, left, loses the ball behind the Houston Rockets' Ron Artest during the second half of Game 6, Thursday, April 30, 2009 in Houston. The Rockets won 92-76 to win the series.
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Denver Eliminates New Orleans In Five
Denver Nuggets forward Carmelo Anthony, center, slips between New Orleans Hornets forwards Rasual Butler, left, and Peja Stojakovic in the third quarter of the Nuggets' 107-86 victory in Game 5 in Denver on Wednesday, April 29, 2009. With the victory, the Nuggets eliminated the Hornets and move into the second round of play.
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Denver vs. New Orleans: Game 3
New Orleans Hornets forward Peja Stojakovic (16) collides with the Denver Nuggets guard Chauncey Billups (7) in the second half in New Orleans, Saturday, April 25, 2009. The Hornets defeated the Nuggets 95-93. The Hornets cut Denver's lead in the series to 2-1.
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Orlando vs. Philadelphia: Game 5
Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard (12) grabs a rebound in front of Philadelphia 76ers center Samuel Dalembert during the second half in Orlando, Fla., Tuesday, April 28, 2009. Orlando won 91-78 and leads the series 3-2.
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Dallas Ends San Antonio's Season In Five Games
Dallas Mavericks' Dirk Nowitzki (41), of Germany, and Jason Terry (31) celebrate during the fourth quarter of Game 5 of a first-round Western Conference series against the Dallas Mavericks in San Antonio, Tuesday, April 28, 2009. Dallas won 106-93, winning the first-round series 4-1.
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Boston vs. Chicago: Game 5
Fans react after Boston Celtics' Paul Pierce hit a basket in overtime in the Celtics' 106-104 win over the Chicago Bulls in Game 5 in Boston on Tuesday, April 28, 2009. Pierce scored 26 points in the game.
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Portland vs. Houston: Game 5
Portland Trail Blazers guard Brandon Roy, left, is fouled by Houston Rockets guard Ron Artest during the second half in Portland, Ore., Tuesday, April 28, 2009. Roy scored 25 points as the Blazers beat the Rockets 88-77.
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Los Angeles Eliminates Jazz In Five Games
Los Angeles Lakers forward Lamar Odom celebrates a basket against the Utah Jazz during the second half in Los Angeles, Monday, April 27, 2009. The Lakers won 107-96 and eliminated the Jazz in five games.
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Denver vs. New Orleans: Game 4
New Orleans Hornets forward James Posey (41) passes the ball from the floor as Denver Nuggets forward Carmelo Anthony (15) races for the ball in the first half of Game 4 in New Orleans, Monday, April 27, 2009. Denver thoroughly dismantled New Orleans 121-63 to take a commanding 3-1 series lead.
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Orlando vs. Philadelphia: Game 4
The Orlando Magic's Hedo Turkoglu shoots the game-winning 3-pointer with Philadelphia 76ers' Thaddeus Young (21) defending in the second half of Game 4, Sunday, April 26, 2009, in Philadelphia. The Magic won 84-81.
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Los Angeles vs. Utah: Game 4
Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant runs up-court past Utah Jazz Ronnie Brewer, left, and Carlos Boozer, right, during the second half of Game 4, Saturday, April 25, 2009, in Salt Lake City. The Lakers overwhelmed the Jazz 108-94.
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San Antonio vs. Dallas: Game 4
Dallas Mavericks forward Josh Howard (5) goes up for an uncontested layup as San Antonio Spurs guard Roger Mason (8) and guard Bruce Bowen, right front, look on in the second half of Game 4 in Dallas, Saturday, April 25, 2009. The Spurs' Tim Duncan (21) and guard Tony Parker, right rear of France and Mavericks center Ryan Hollins (1) look on in the 99-90 Mavericks win.
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Cleveland vs. Detroit: Game 3
Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James shouts after dunking against the Detroit Pistons in the second half, April 24, 2009, in Auburn Hills, Mich. The Cavaliers defeated the Pistons 79-68 to take a 3-0 lead in the best-of-seven series.
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Orlando vs. Philadelphia: Game 6
Orlando Magic forward Rashard Lewis, left, backs into Philadelphia 76ers forward Thaddeus Young, right, while moving toward the paint in the second half, Thursday, April 30, 2009, in Philadelphia. Lewis scored 29 points in the Magic's 114-89 win.
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Los Angeles vs. Utah: Game 3
Utah Jazz guard Deron Williams takes the game winning shot as Los Angeles Lakers forward Lamar Odom defends during the second half on Thursday April 23, 2009 in Salt Lake City. Williams hit a tiebreaking fadeaway jumper with 2.2 seconds left to give Utah an 88-86 win over the Los Angeles Lakers. The Jazz beat the Lakers 88-86.
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San Antonio vs. Dallas: Game 3
Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki (41), of Germany, is defended by San Antonio Spurs forward Drew Gooden, left, in the second half of Game 3 in Dallas, Thursday, April 23, 2009. The Mavericks won 88-67.
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