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As Houston waits, Warriors will try again to oust Clippers
Golden State was looking ahead to facing Houston. At least, Klay Thompson acknowledged that was the case.
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Los Angeles Clippers Have a Puncher's Chance vs. Golden State Warriors
The Los Angeles Clippers look to extend their best-of-seven playoff series against the Golden State Warriors.
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San Antonio Spurs Will Fight to Stay Alive vs. Denver Nuggets
The San Antonio Spurs try to force a Game 7 when they host the Denver Nuggets on Thursday night.
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John Havlicek, Boston Celtics great, dies at 79
BOSTON (AP) John Havlicek''s legacy was built over 16 years with the Boston Celtics, eight of them as NBA champions, making him among the best to ever play the game.
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Jazz will focus on adding offensive punch in offseason
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) Few teams could match the Utah Jazz in their ability to dominate on defense this season. An inability to generate consistent offense, however, ultimately doomed Utah in the postseason.
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OKC''s Westbrook defiant after another first-round exit
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) After a drama-filled and disappointing season for the Oklahoma City Thunder, Russell Westbrook remains as defiant as ever.
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LeBron''s new LA jersey supplants Curry''s as NBA''s top seller
NEW YORK (AP) Though LeBron James didn''t make the playoffs in his first season in Los Angeles, his move to the Lakers paid off in jersey sales.
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For Raptors, guard Kyle Lowry might be as valuable as ever
The biggest play Kyle Lowry made in the first round of the Eastern Conference playoffs might have been overlooked.
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Nets need more talent, but won''t change their building plan
NEW YORK (AP) Sean Marks started stumping for the Brooklyn Nets even before the season ended.
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Kings, NBA begin sex-assault inquiry into coach Luke Walton
The Sacramento Kings and the NBA began a joint investigation Thursday into allegations that coach Luke Walton sexually assaulted a woman.
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Kanter, Siakam among players starring in their support roles
Just a few months ago, Enes Kanter was toiling for a New York Knicks team that was heading nowhere.
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Rockets advance, wait to see if they''ll get shot at Warriors
HOUSTON (AP) Minutes after the Houston Rockets eliminated the Utah Jazz to advance to the Western Conference semifinals for the third straight season they were already looking ahead to the possibility of getting another shot at the Golden State Warriors.
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Utah Jazz Will Bring the Fight to Houston Rockets in Game 5
The Utah Jazz have their backs against the wall when they visit the Houston Rockets in Game 5 of their best-of-seven playoff series on Wednesday night.
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Oklahoma City Thunder Tries to Avoid Elimination against Portland Trail Blazers
The Oklahoma City Thunder look to save their season when they visit the Portland Trail Blazers in Game 5 of their best-of-seven playoff series on Tuesday night.
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Orlando Magic Will Not Go down without a Fight against Toronto Raptors
The Orlando Magic try to avoid elimination when they visit the Toronto Raptors in Game 5 of their best-of-seven playoff series on Tuesday night.
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Portland Trail Blazers & Oklahoma City Thunder Will Produce Another Shootout
The Portland Trail Blazers and the Oklahoma City Thunder clash in what should be an entertaining Game 4 of their best-of-seven playoff series on Sunday night.
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Philadelphia 76ers Will Push the Pace if Embiid Is out vs. Brooklyn Nets
The Philadelphia 76ers look to take a 3-1 lead in their best-of-seven playoff series against the Brooklyn Nets on Saturday afternoon.
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Oklahoma City Thunder Has to Fix Shooting Issues in Game 3 vs. Portland Trail Blazers
The Oklahoma City Thunder try to get back in their best-of-seven playoff series when they host the Portland Trail Blazers on Friday night.
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How the Indiana Pacers can beat the Boston Celtics in Game 3
The Indiana Pacers try to avoid going down 0-3 in their best-of-seven playoff series with the Boston Celtics.
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Resilient Los Angeles Clippers Will Not Rest on Their Laurels against Golden State Warriors
The Los Angeles Clippers host the Golden State Warriors on Thursday night after staging the greatest comeback win in NBA playoff history, overcoming a 31-point deficit to even their best-of-seven series at 1-1 last Monday.