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Wednesday, June 6, 2012

NBA Playoff Fever Grips Four Cities

Boston Celtics' Paul Pierce (34) dribbles the ball as Miami Heat's Shane Battier (31) defends during the first half of Game 5 in their NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals playoffs series. (AP)

The Boston Celtics beat the Miami Heat Tuesday night, taking a three to two game lead in the best of seven Eastern Conference Finals. In the West, the Oklahoma City Thunder can advance to the NBA Finals with a win over the San Antonio Spurs tonight in Oklahoma City.

Guest:

  • Ian Thomsen, reporter for Sports Illustrated

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