The 2014 NBA playoffs got underway this weekend and there were a few stunners in an already atypical bracket for this time of the season. With no Lakers, Knicks or Celtics in the mix for the first time ever, perennial also-rans like the Charlotte Bobcats and Washington Wizards get some time to shine. In the late night West Coast game The Portland Trail Blazers pulled out an overtime win against the Houston Rockets. Portland’s LaMarcus Aldridge put up a franchise record 46 points and 18 rebounds.
Check out all of the other results from the NBA weekend in the gallery below:
NBA Playoffs 2014
1. Russell Westbrook1 of 20
2. Doc Rivers2 of 20
3. Damian Lillard3 of 20
4. Lance Stevenson4 of 20
5. James Harden5 of 20
6. Trevor Ariza6 of 20
7. Clipppers Protest7 of 20
8. Michael Jordan8 of 20
9. Vince Carter's Buzzer Beater9 of 20
10. Darren Collison10 of 20
11. Zack Randolph and Courtney Lee11 of 20
12. Frank Vogel and Lance Stephenson12 of 20
13. Steph Curry Drives13 of 20
14. Westbook and Durant Hi-Five14 of 20
15. David West Not Happy15 of 20
16. Drake Courtside16 of 20
17. Tim Duncan Scores17 of 20
18. Ray Allen Drives18 of 20
19. Washington Wizards19 of 20
20. Lamarcus Aldridge20 of 20
According to TMZ, Baby “Birdman” Williams may have been watching a lot of HGTV, because he has taken out a $5 Million loan to remodel is $14 Million Miami mansion. One of the new amenities? A $250,000 chandelier that he posted on Instagram. Let’s hope he invests in some super sturdy shower curtain rods while he’s at it.
Wiz Khalifa celebrated the stoners holiday 4/20 by releasing a video to the track “Smokin Drink,” from his “Cabin Fever 2” mixtape. Wiz looks like he’s in a commercial for a taxidermist as stuffed wild life play the background of this minimalist expression of chemical vice.
And what better way to celebrate the “420/ Easter” event horizon than hearing new album by N.O.R.E.? The Queens,NY rap vet offered up a stream of his new “Noreaster” project which features guest appearances by Styles P, Raekwon, Troy Ave, Good Belt Gang and more. [Props]
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