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Links: Sixers and Celtics move on, but Nuggets force Game 7 in L.A.

Do you see my face? This means, "You are all terrible."
Do you see my face? This means, "You are all terrible."

Friday links:

  • The Sixers and Celtics closed out yesterday, but Lakers-Nuggets is headed for a Game 7 in L.A. Here's SB Nation's live blog and some quick recaps from Daily Dime.
  • On to the second round of #QUOTESANITY, where there was some semblance of sanity in the first round of the McGee regional, with the top four seeds all advancing. As of press time, top seed "Can't Say I Do" has a comfortable lead over "1 Percent Full," but third-seeded "Apparently Not" is staging a mild upset over "Future of the NBA," whopping the two-seed 64 percent to 35 percent. Not much time to close that big of a gap.
  • Jordan breaks down Cartier Martin's game in his weekly Clipboard.
  • Mike takes a look at Bucks wing Carlos Delfino for his latest edition of "Better Know a Free Agent."
  • qthaballa has a draft profile of Kansas forward and D.C. native Thomas Robinson.
  • Most of you thought Morris Almond's season with the Wiz did not apply. Evidently Sean agreed, and instead provided us all with way-more-useful information on the history and health benefits of almonds. But I'd like to know where he got that stat that more people prefer cashews to almonds, because that is ridiculous. Walnuts, on the other hands...
  • This should be fun. TAI kicks off their player reviews with a look at JaVale McGee's season with the Wizards, his play with the Nuggets and his future potential, which is still astronomical. [Truth About It]
  • In their first offseason player profile, Kevin Hine and Ben Mehic wish they could give Andray Blatche a grade lower than 'F.' [Wiz of Awes]
  • We've already seen the pitches for Nate McMillan and Mike D'Antoni as the next Wizards head coach, but Frank Hanrahan makes the case for why Randy Wittman could be retained. [CSN Washington]
  • McGee is going to cash out this offseason with some team. This guy is happy it won't be with the Wizards. If this were a Facebook post, I'd click "Like." [Wizards Extreme]
  • Video of Kevin Seraphin's exit interview with the D.C. media. []
  • The Wizards will only have seven days beginning July 11 to decide if it wants to amnesty Blatche. [Washington Examiner]
  • Everyone is digging the Caps, including a couple Wizards. [D.C. Sports Bog]
  • Here's some photos of Seraphin looking both confused and amused during a recent visit to the Caps team store. []
  • I and many others applauded the news that John Wall was joining the Team USA select roster, but will it actually make him a better basketball player next season? [Wizards Extreme]
  • The Wizards team website caught up with Steve "DAGGER!!" Buckhantz to get his take on the NBA playoffs and find out his offseason plans. []
  • Nothing to joke about here. Colorado police searched the home of Nuggets center Chris "Birdman" Anderson yesterday as part of a ongoing child pornography investigation. The Nuggets have excused Anderson from all team-related activities. Anderson has not been arrested or charged with any crime. [SB Nation]
  • The injury-ravaged Bulls might have bowed out in the first round, but they'll be back. [Ball Don't Lie]
  • Kevin Arnovitz on the man behind the Clippers' ascension from NBA laughingstock to Western Conference contender. [ESPN]
  • Andrew Bynum better hope he brings it for Game 7, or Kobe Bryant might murder him on the court. [Yahoo! Sports]
  • Deron Snyder on why Carmelo Anthony might be a costly lesson for the Knicks and a cautionary tale for the rest of the NBA. [Washington Times]
  • That being said, should the Knicks be looking to trade Anthony? This guy thinks so. [ESPN Insider]
  • No surprises here, as James Harden was named the NBA's Sixth Man of the Year, claiming 115 of 119 first place votes, so at least it was close, right? [SB Nation]
  • An Atlanta native on why his hometown fans are the worst in sports. [Grantland]