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May 15, 2019 - 12:12 am
Stephen Curry made nine 3-pointers and scored 36 points, and the Golden State Warriors beat the Portland Trail Blazers 116-94 on Tuesday night in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals while playing without injured star Kevin Durant once again.
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May 14, 2019 - 10:59 pm
The Pelicans bucked seriously long odds Tuesday night, winning the NBA draft lottery and the right to have the first chance at selecting the former Duke star next month — and potentially pairing him with Anthony Davis, in what would immediately become one of the league’s most intriguing frontcourt...
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May 13, 2019 - 10:53 am
Two people familiar with the decision say Michigan's John Beilein has agreed to become head coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers.
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May 13, 2019 - 8:59 am
Kawhi Leonard hit a shot from the corner over Joel Embiid at the buzzer that bounced off the rim four times before falling to give the Toronto Raptors a 92-90 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Sunday night in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference semifinal series.
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May 12, 2019 - 7:36 pm
CJ McCollum scored 37 points and the Portland Trail Blazers overcame a 17-point first-half deficit to beat the Denver Nuggets 100-96 on Sunday to advance to the Western Conference Finals for the first time since 2000.
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Orlando Magic coach Frank Vogel
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May 12, 2019 - 11:07 am
A person familiar with the search says the Los Angeles Lakers have hired Frank Vogel as coach and Jason Kidd as an assistant.
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Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) celebrates the team's win over the Houston Rockets in Game 6 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series, Friday, May 10, 2019, in Houston. Golden State won 118-113, winning the series.
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May 11, 2019 - 11:45 am
The Golden State Warriors still have plenty of work to do if they hope to win their third straight championship.
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May 10, 2019 - 10:48 am
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver wants half of all new referees joining the league to be women — and he would like to see teams hire female coaches, too.
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May 08, 2019 - 4:23 am
Everyone figured the Western Conference semifinal between Golden State and Houston had a chance to be more like the NBA Finals in terms of talent on each side, and now it's tied at 2-all.
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May 05, 2019 - 12:06 am
James Harden made a big 3-pointer in overtime and scored 41 points, and the Houston Rockets outlasted the Golden State Warriors 126-121 on Saturday night to cut the deficit in the Western Conference semifinals to 2-1.
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