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Kawhi, Spurs throttle Clippers in Game 3, take 2-1 series lead

Kawhi, Spurs throttle Clippers in Game 3, take 2-1 series lead

yahoo.com Updated 9 hours ago
The first-round matchup between the Los Angeles Clippers and San Antonio Spurs is still the only series in the NBA playoffs in which both teams have wins. But it looked a whole lot less competitive in Friday night's Game 3 at the AT&T Center. [Follo…
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  • Paul Pierce buries Raptors again, Wizards hold on for 3-0 lead

    Paul Pierce buries Raptors again, Wizards hold on for 3-0 lead

    yahoo.com 11 hours ago
    The Toronto Raptors entered Friday's Game 3 of their first-round series with the Washington Wizards down 2-0 and in clear desperation mode. For much of the game, they looked like the team that wanted it more. But that's often not enough when the opponen…
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  • Harden's playoff-career-high 42 leads Rockets past Mavs to 3-0 …

    Harden's playoff-career-high 42 leads Rockets past Mavs to 3-0 lead

    yahoo.com 11 hours ago
    The Dallas Mavericks emptied both barrels on Friday night, throwing every ounce of offensive firepower they had at the Houston Rockets in an attempt to overwhelm Kevin McHale's favored crew and fight their way back into their opening-round series. Unfor…
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  • Tristan Thompson's offensive boards fueling Cavs in first round

    Tristan Thompson's offensive boards fueling Cavs in first round

    ESPN.com 13 hours ago
    Tristan Thompson's offensive boards fueling Cavs in first round
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  • NBA: Curry was fouled on tying 3-pointer in Game 3

    NBA: Curry was fouled on tying 3-pointer in Game 3

    nba.com 16 hours ago
    Stephen Curry's tying 3-pointer could have been a four-point play.
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  • Bulls unsure about Mirotic for Game 4

    Bulls unsure about Mirotic for Game 4

    nba.com 17 hours ago
    Chicago Bulls forward Nikola Mirotic's bruised left knee is feeling better, though coach Tom Thibodeau is unsure whether the rookie will be available for Game 4 of the team's first-round playoff series at Milwaukee on Saturday.
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  • Blazers' Afflalo (shoulder strain) expected to play Game 3

    Blazers' Afflalo (shoulder strain) expected to play Game 3

    nba.com 18 hours ago
    Portland guard Arron Afflalo is expected to play Saturday when the Trail Blazers host the Memphis Grizzlies in Game 3 of their playoff series.
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  • What to watch for in Friday's NBA Playoffs Game 3s

    What to watch for in Friday's NBA Playoffs Game 3s

    yahoo.com 19 hours ago
    We've got a trio of Game 3s on tap for Friday night, with two series teetering on the brink of the point of no return and one that could absolutely still go either way. Here's a look ahead at what to keep an eye on during this evening's three-game playo…
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  • God Bless Evan Turner, Who Really Tried This Shit

    God Bless Evan Turner, Who Really Tried This Shit

    deadspin.com Apr 24 (yesterday)
    This was, without a doubt, my favorite moment from last night’s game between the Cavaliers and Celtics. A little more than a minute before this happened, Celtics guard Evan Turner had just hit a three to put his team three points from the lead. Turner w…
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  • Warriors finish late 20-point comeback with tying Curry 3, win …

    Warriors finish late 20-point comeback with tying Curry 3, win shocker in OT

    yahoo.com Apr 24 (yesterday)
    Never count out the Golden State Warriors. Down 20 points at the start of the fourth quarter and 17 with 6:00 remaining in regulation, the Warriors fought back to tie the New Orleans Pelicans in the final seconds to send Game 3 of their first-round seri…
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  • Derrick Rose ascends to previous form as Chicago takes a 3-0 se…

    Derrick Rose ascends to previous form as Chicago takes a 3-0 series lead

    yahoo.com Apr 24 (yesterday)
    Away from the glare, away from the attention and away from his hometown, Derrick Rose went back to playing like Derrick Rose on Thursday. [Follow Dunks Don't Lie on Tumblr: The best slams from all of basketball] The Bulls guard notched his highest-scori…
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  • Video - Steve Nash Announces Retirement 03:04

    Steve Nash Announces Retirement

    Mar 21
    Stephen A. Smith discusses Steve Nash's retirement and his place among the greatest point guards in history.
  • Video - Steve Nash On Decision To Retire 03:13

    Steve Nash On Decision To Retire

    Mar 21
    Two-time NBA MVP Steve Nash discusses his time with the Lakers, legacy questions, and his decision to retire.
  • Video - Cavs Win Second Straight 01:20

    Cavs Win Second Straight

    Mar 20
    LeBron James scored a game-high 29 points in the Cavs' 95-92 win over the Pacers.
  • Video - Nets Outlast Bucks 01:33

    Nets Outlast Bucks

    Mar 20
    The Nets needed triple overtime to beat the Bucks 129-127 in Brooklyn.

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