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NBA PLAYOFFS: THE HEAT IS ON
Will LeBron James bring championship bling to Miami? Can anyone stop Kevin Durant & Co. in the West? Is this Kobe Bryant's last shot at a sixth ring? Does Tim Duncan have the Spurs back on the title track? How far must Blake Griffin and Lob City advance for Chris Paul to stay long term in L.A.? SI.com will cover every playoff series with our expert picks, writers' podcasts and photo galleries featuring the greatest playoff upsets, the best players without a title and this year's high-flying moments.
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Somebody has to explain what the Colts did. Destitute on defense. Defensive coach. Switching to 3--4. Bueller? Bueller?
Love the Courtney Upshaw pick. He's a beast. This business about him falling because he's a tweener is so dumb. Has that hurt Suggs? #Ravens
If Bodemeister runs the race he did at the Arkansas Derby, he wins Kentucky Derby: 2 months ago I put future wager bet on him to win at 75--1.
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