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X-Factors: Who should step up in the NBA playoff semifinals

Apr 30, 2017 - 12:39 PM

An NBA team can t be carried through 4 playoff rounds by one player Here s a list of players who will be counted on to step up when it matters most

STEPPING UP. Replacing Tony Parker is a monumental task, but Patty Mills could be the man for the job. File photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images/AFP

Mavs' Nowitzki, Williams face injury woes ahead of Game 3

Apr 20, 2016 - 8:06 AM

Dirk Nowitzki suffers from a bruised bone in his right knee while Deron Williams is hurting with a hernia

BANGED UP. Dirk Nowitzki is touch and go for Game 3 against the Thunder. File photo by Larry W. Smith/EPA

WATCH: Deron Williams hits game-winner for Dallas

Jan 06, 2016 - 1:49 PM

Williams is also the top scorer for the Mavericks in their victory

NBA wRap: Nets, Bucks, Blazers stay alive

Apr 28, 2015 - 2:56 PM

Brooklyn ties their series vs Atlanta at 2 2 while Milwaukee and Portland both live to fight another day

POINT DEMI-GODS? (L-R) Point guards Deron Williams, Michael Carter-Williams, and Damian Lillard all had stellar outings to keep their teams' playoff hopes alive. Photos from the NBA's official Facebook page

Deron Williams to have surgery on both ankles

May 23, 2014 - 1:34 PM

The Brooklyn Nets point guard will undergo surgery after being limited to 64 regular season games and his lowest stat totals since his rookie season

Deron Williams just completed the second season of a five-year, $98 million contract. Photo by Warren Toda/EPA

Nets down Raptors to force seventh-game showdown

May 03, 2014 - 12:37 PM

Facing elimination the Brooklyn Nets came up big on their home court downing the Toronto Raptors to force a win or go home Game 7

NOTHING BUT NETS. Brooklyn Nets guard Deron Williams (C) defends against Toronto Raptors gaurd Kyle Lowry (R) during a victorious Game 6. Photo by Peter Foley/EPA

Nets hold off Raptors, Dunleavy powers Bulls‎

Apr 26, 2014 - 12:34 PM

The Nets nearly blew a 15 point lead down the stretch but held on to defeat Toronto while Chicago rallied behind Mike Dunleavy s 35 points to defeat Washington

NOTHING BUT NETS. Paul Pierce of the Brooklyn Nets puts up a shot over Toronto's Landry Fields in Game 3. Photo by Jason Szenes/EPA

Nets dump Raptors in NBA playoff opener‎

Apr 20, 2014 - 6:13 AM

Joe Johnson and Deron Williams both scored 24 as the Brooklyn Nets took game one of their Eastern Conference series opener over Toronto

NOTHING BUT NETS. Brooklyn's Deron Williams (L) goes to the basket against Toronto Raptors Tyler Hansbrough for 2 of his 24. Photo by Warren Toda/EPA

Brooklyn Nets clinch playoff spot with Houston win

Apr 02, 2014 - 1:15 PM

The Brooklyn Nets are heading back to the playoffs after winning their franchise best 14th straight home game

THE TRUTH SHALL SET YOU FREE. Paul Pierce and the Brooklyn Nets will make another postseason run after clinching a spot by beating the Rockets on Tuesday night. Photo by Andrew Gombert/EPA

NBA: Durant, James among 28 named to US Olympic pool

Jan 23, 2014 - 11:50 PM

NBA scoring leader Kevin Durant and Miami playmaker LeBron James were among 11 members of the 2012 gold medal team named Thursday to the US player pool for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics

THE ROAD TO RIO. Kevin Durant (L) hugs LeBron James after winning the basketball final game against Spain in North Greenwich Arena at the London 2012 Olympic Games. Photo by Friso Gentsch/EPA

NBA Eastern Conference playoff preview

Apr 21, 2013 - 8:41 AM

Will LeBron get his 2nd straight MVP and NBA championship titles? We preview the Eastern Conference playoff picture