2011 NBA Playoffs Tip-Off & The Top NBA News

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The 2011 NBA Playoffs began today and four games are on schedule for Saturday. The day began with the Bulls beating the Pacers in Game 1, 104-99.

The Latest on the Lakers

There are several Los Angeles Lakers players dealing with injuries; Andrew Bynum, Matt Barnes and Steve Blake. [LakersNation]

The Lakers-Hornets TV schedule for Round 1. [LakersNation]

The Latest on the NBA

Shaquille O’Neal of the Boston Celtics will miss Game 1 vs. the Knicks due to injury. [DailyKnicks]

The San Antonio Spurs are confident Manu Ginobili will play in Game 1. [ESPN.com NBA]

Orlando Magic sharp-shooter JJ Redick will play in Game 1 tonight vs. the Hawks. [ESPN.com NBA]

NBA Playoff Result/Schedule- April 16th, 2011

Chicago Bulls-104 Indiana Pacers-99-F (Chicago leads 1-0)

Philadelphia 76ers at Miami Heat- ABC- 3:30 P.M. EST/ 12:30 P.M. PST

Atlanta Hawks at Orlando Magic- ESPN- 7:00 P.M. EST/ 4:00 P.M. PST

Portland Trail Blazers at Dallas Mavericks- ESPN- 9:30 P.M. EST/ 6:30 P.M. PST

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