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NBA Reaping Radioactivity From Lockout

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he NBA regular season is really ending on a high note, isn’t it?

Witness the marquee game of the night Saturday. Well, not so much the marquee game as the one most representative of what’s happening in the league in the final week of the lockout-compressed regular season. In Miami, the Heat, still with an outside chance of getting home-court advantage in the Eastern Conference playoffs, hosted the Wizards, still with a chance of winning the rights to Anthony Davis in the lottery.

LeBron James and Chris Bosh sat because, as star players across the NBA have been doing for a month, they needed the rest, playoff position be damned. Dwyane Wade dislocated a finger early, sat out the rest of the game and probably will miss a handful more -- also a common...

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