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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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© Patrick Gorski-USA TODAY Sports
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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© Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports
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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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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© Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports
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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© Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports
April 28, 2019 - 7:50 pm
Kevin Durant scored 35 points in outdueling James Harden and the Golden State Warriors held off the Houston Rockets 104-100 on Sunday in the opener of what is shaping up to be a sensational best-of-seven Western Conference semifinal.
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© Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports
April 28, 2019 - 6:14 pm
The Celtics clamped down on Antetokounmpo all game and cruised past the Bucks, 112-90.
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© Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports
April 28, 2019 - 1:29 am
Nikola Jokic had another triple-double, Jamal Murray hit a clutch floater with 36.8 seconds remaining and the Denver Nuggets held off the San Antonio Spurs 90-86 in Game 7 on Saturday night to advance in the postseason for the first time in a decade.
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© John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports
April 27, 2019 - 11:46 pm
Kawhi Leonard scored a career playoff-high 45 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, Pascal Siakam added 29 points and the Toronto Raptors beat the Philadelphia 76ers 108-95 in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series on Saturday night.
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