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After a basket by Cory Joseph, Irving added two more free throws and a layup, scoring all of Cleveland's points in an 11-2 run that gave the Cavs a 103-95 edge with 4:00 remaining. With a superstar in James, a star in Kyrie Irving and shooters who can stretch defences and allow for spacing, Tucker realizes the Raptors ran into a great team.
  • Spurs' Kawhi Leonard ruled out for Game 2 vs Warriors

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    Curry withstood a sprained left ankle to collect 29 points and 11 assists as the Golden State Warriors edged the Denver Nuggets 110-108 to take a 2-1 series lead in the first round of the 2013 Western Conference playoffs. Now, you may say, that's not Popovich's style and certainly not the Spurs' during his watch. "Everybody else was in the other category". They also have LaMarcus Aldridge , who has been nothing short of sensational recently.
  • Celtics, Lakers, 76ers have plenty riding on the NBA lottery

    Celtics, Lakers, 76ers have plenty riding on the NBA lottery

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    After the lottery ended, Pierce wrote on twitter: "And look what I leave behind for the Celts on my way out #1 pick ". As Fish brings you the scoop here ... They could even have the luxury of playing him off the bench. Should the 76ers draft Lonzo Ball if he is available? The club that owns the second four-ball combination drawn gets the second pick, and the team owning the third four-ball combination gets the third pick.
  • Celtics hold pole position for NBA draft lottery

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    Teams receive a percentage of 1,000 four-number combinations in inverse order to their record in the 2016-17 season. The worst teams have the best chance of getting the No. The Lakers originally dealt their 2018 first-round pick to Phoenix in 2012 in the trade for Steve Nash, and the 76ers acquired it from there.
  • That's the Tooth: Celtics guard Thomas has more dental work

    That's the Tooth: Celtics guard Thomas has more dental work

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    The Wizards had six steals in the quarter (Otto Porter, Markieff Morris and Wall had two each) and every time one of the Celtics guards would attempt to get in the lane to make a play or a basket, the Wizards hands and arms were on the ball starting a fast break in the other direction.
  • John Wall's late 3 leads Wizards past Celtics in Game 6

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    The Wizards may have the emotion on their side heading into game 7 and the memory that they won their in January could give them some sort of edge. John Wall would not have it, not on his home-court. A lot has been made of Isaiah Thomas' playoff series , after his sister tragically passed away on the eve of game one.
  • Predators, Ducks win away from advancing to Western finals

    Predators, Ducks win away from advancing to Western finals

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    The stage is set for a fantastic end to an entertaining series but even though the Ducks have the upper hand, they will have to raise their play to another level in Game 6 and possibly Game 7 if they want to avoid the mistakes of their past.
  • I will be a big fan of West Ham, Giroud says

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    Wenger, who is out of contract at the end of the season, has been in charge of Arsenal since 1996. The question is: Have they left it too late? After a run of 5 defeats in 8 games, and dropping out of the Top Four, Arsenal have stuck to Wenger's formula and suddenly made a decision to pick up the pace again when our place in next season's Champions League became in jeopardy.
  • East finals trip on line as Wizards, Celtics head to Game 7

    East finals trip on line as Wizards, Celtics head to Game 7

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    The Celtics looked like they had things taken care of down the stretch but big shots by Wall and Bradley Beal showed there's still some fight left in these Wizards. He scored 10 points in the fourth quarter, and would have the been the hero of the game if not for Wall. And the Celtics have won more Game Sevens (21) than all other teams, except the Los Angeles Lakers, have appeared in.
  • Senators look to build off Game 1 win against Penguins

    Senators look to build off Game 1 win against Penguins

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    But the Ottawa players are well aware there's plenty of racetrack left before the club books a trip to the Stanley Cup final. Craig Anderson made 27 saves for the Senators, who improved to 6-1 in overtime in the post-season. We want to keep pushing and get better every day. "Keeping a level head has been a big part of it". "If we mismanage the puck", Pittsburgh centre Nick Bonino said, "they're going to make you pay".
  • Ryan gives Senators 2-1 win in opener

    Ryan gives Senators 2-1 win in opener

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    For the first time this post-season the Senators will open a series on the road, but with a 4-2 record away from Canadian Tire Centre Ottawa is hopeful to steal a game at PPG Paints Arena. "There's a lot of things we have to be aware of". "He's played so well for us and he's really at the top of his game". The Senators come flying into Pittsburgh for a series that begins on Saturday, May 13.
  • Spurs rout Rockets 114-75 to win series

    Spurs rout Rockets 114-75 to win series

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    Known for their clean, meticulous style of play, the Spurs proved too much for the Rockets once again, putting on a route and winning the game 114-75. "We've got to get better next year". Kawhi Leonard did not play due to a lingering ankle injury. Maybe the Rockets were beaten down psychologically by their crushing overtime defeat in Game 5 in San Antonio.