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Warriors' Curry sets 3-point season mark

Warriors' Curry sets 3-point season mark

ESPN.com CNNSI.com yahoo.com nba.com Updated Apr 17, 2013
Golden State's Stephen Curry set a record for 3-pointers in a season when he hit his 270th in the second quarter of the Warriors' game Wednesday night against the Trail Blazers.
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  • Jazz come up short as Lakers make playoffs

    Jazz come up short as Lakers make playoffs

    Zach Randolph had 25 points and 19 rebounds and the Memphis Grizzlies ended Utah's playoff hopes with an 86-70 victory over the Jazz on Wednesday.
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  • Bucks edge Durant-less Thunder in finale

    Bucks edge Durant-less Thunder in finale

    ESPN.com Apr 17, 2013
    Rookie John Henson scored a career-high 28 points and grabbed 16 rebounds, Brandon Jennings had 17 points and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 95-89 Wednesday night in a regular-season finale lacking any postseason implications.
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  • Nuggets rout Suns to clinch West's 3rd seed

    Nuggets rout Suns to clinch West's 3rd seed

    ESPN.com Apr 17, 2013
    The Denver Nuggets secured the third seed in the Western Conference playoffs by routing the Phoenix Suns 118-98 on Wednesday night behind 21 points from Wilson Chandler and 20 from Andre Iguodala.
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  • Thunder, Bucks rest starters in final game

    Thunder, Bucks rest starters in final game

    Oklahoma City All-Star Kevin Durant won't be making a bid to overtake Carmelo Anthony for the NBA scoring title, and instead is sitting out the Thunder's regular-season finale Wednesday night against the Milwaukee Bucks.
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  • Tim Grover, Michael Jordan’s trainer, says the Flu Game was a p…

    Tim Grover, Michael Jordan’s trainer, says the Flu Game was a poisoning case

    yahoo.com Apr 17, 2013
    Of the many stories and events that add up to Michael Jordan's legend, few loom as large as the "Flu Game." In Game 5 of the 1997 NBA Finals, with his Chicago Bulls facing a 3-2 deficit against the Utah Jazz in Salt Lake City, Jordan scored 38…
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  • Seed Watch 2013: 2 East, 5 West playoff slots still to be decid…

    Seed Watch 2013: 2 East, 5 West playoff slots still to be decided on season’s last night

    yahoo.com Apr 17, 2013
    The most closely watched games of Wednesday night, by far, will feature the Utah Jazz and Los Angeles Lakers, because their games will determine the winner of the race for the Western Conference's final playoff spot. But there are still a handful of oth…
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  • Clippers cruise past Blazers for 6th straight win

    Clippers cruise past Blazers for 6th straight win

    ESPN.com Apr 17, 2013
    Caron Butler scored 18 of his 22 points in the third quarter, and the Los Angeles Clippers routed the Portland Trail Blazers 93-77 on Tuesday night for their sixth straight victory.
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  • Video - Wolves End 16-Game Losing Streak To Spurs 00:51

    Wolves End 16-Game Losing Streak To Spurs

    Apr 17
    Derrick Williams leads the Wolves to win over the Spurs.
  • Video - Nuggets Win, Clinch Third Seed In The West 00:51

    Nuggets Win, Clinch Third Seed In The West

    Apr 17
    Nuggets roll Suns 118-98.
  • Video - Durant To Sit, Melo Will Win Scoring Title 01:11

    Durant To Sit, Melo Will Win Scoring Title

    Apr 17
    Thunder forward Kevin Durant will not play in the regular-season finale, meaning Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony will win his first NBA scoring title.
  • Video - Knowing MJ 06:59

    Knowing MJ

    Apr 17
    Tim Grover, Michael Jordan's groundbreaking personal trainer and confidant, has a new book "Relentless," where he shares new tales of a life close to His Airness.

Sports Columnists

  • Gutierrez: Key players to watch in East

    Apr 17
    Who has the most to prove in these playoffs? Israel Gutierrez examines each East series.
  • Phil Jackson 'itching' to return to NBA as either coach or executive, sour…

    Apr 17
    After nearly two seasons in retirement, Phil Jackson has become increasingly interested in working in the NBA next season, according to sources familiar with his thinking.