NBA Playoffs

NBA Playoffs
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May 14, 2018 - 7:20 am
The Golden State Warriors are in the unfamiliar position of opening on the road as they prepare for Game 1 of the Western Conference finals with the top-seeded Rockets in Houston on Monday night in the series that many have been waiting for all season.
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Cleveland Cavaliers at Boston Celtics
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May 14, 2018 - 5:48 am
Morris scored 21 points and added 10 rebounds while pestering James into a playoff-high seven turnovers — and a playoff-low 15 points — and the Celtics opened a 21-point, first-quarter lead to scorch Cleveland 108-83 in Game 1.
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Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart, right, drives past Philadelphia 76ers guard Marco Belinelli during the first quarter of Game 5 of an NBA basketball playoff series in Boston,
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May 10, 2018 - 5:37 am
"That's a Marcus Smart sequence. That just describes him so well," guard Jaylen Brown said after Boston beat Philadelphia 114-112 on Wednesday night to advance to the Eastern Conference finals for the second straight year. "If it came down to one guy coming up with it, everybody's got their money...
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New Orleans Pelicans at Golden State Warriors
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May 09, 2018 - 6:38 am
Curry played his most minutes since missing nearly six weeks with a knee injury, finishing with 28 points and helping the Golden State Warriors advance to the Western Conference finals for a fourth straight year by dismantling Anthony Davis and the New Orleans Pelicans 113-104 in Game 5 on Tuesday...
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Utah Jazz at Houston Rockets
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May 09, 2018 - 5:35 am
Paul made eight 3-pointers and had 10 assists and seven rebounds without a turnover. He's the first player in playoff history to have at least 40 points and 10 assists without a turnover since turnovers became an official statistic in 1977-78, according to the Elias Sports Bureau.
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Toronto Raptors at Cleveland Cavaliers
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May 08, 2018 - 5:40 am
James ended Toronto's season for the third straight season with a second consecutive four-game sweep as Cavs advanced to the Eastern Conference finals for the fourth year in a row with a 128-93 win in Game 4 on Monday night.
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Cleveland Cavaliers at Toronto Raptors
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May 04, 2018 - 8:35 am
James had 43 points and 14 assists, Love added 31 points and 11 rebounds, and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Toronto Raptors 128-110 on Thursday to take a 2-0 lead in their second-round playoff series.
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Utah Jazz at Houston Rockets
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May 03, 2018 - 5:37 am
Joe Ingles led the Jazz with a career-high 27 points, but it was the star rookie who provided the highlight of the night as the Jazz evened the Western Conference semifinals 1-1 with a 116-108 win.
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Cleveland Cavaliers at Toronto Raptors
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May 02, 2018 - 5:42 am
James had 26 points, 13 assists and 11 rebounds for his 21st career playoff triple-double, J.R. Smith scored 20 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Toronto Raptors 113-112 in overtime on Tuesday night to win Game 1 of their second-round playoff series.
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