Harden scores 30, Rockets even series at 2 games apiece
May23

Harden scores 30, Rockets even series at 2 games apiece

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Chris Paul pounded the ball down demonstratively on Stephen Curry‘s home court in sheer delight. And maybe he sent a little message: These Rockets are for real and very much remain in the championship chase. Houston handled the defending champions in their hostile, imposing home arena and sustained the latest second-half flurry by Curry, getting 30 points from James Harden and another 27 from Paul to even the...

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Kaime’s blanket not good enough luck for Mavs at NBA Draft Lottery | The Dose
May22

Kaime’s blanket not good enough luck for Mavs at NBA Draft Lottery | The Dose

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Blowouts have been main theme (so far) in Western Conference Finals
May21

Blowouts have been main theme (so far) in Western Conference Finals

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — One thing is clear through three games of the power-packed Western Conference finals between a Golden State team that has won two of the past three championships and a Houston team that had a league-best 65 wins. If either team is off its game, a blowout could ensue. The Rockets found themselves on the wrong end of that equation in a 126-85 defeat in Game 3 that was the most lopsided loss in their postseason...

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Curry comes alive to score 35, Warriors rout Rockets by 41, take 2-1 series lead
May21

Curry comes alive to score 35, Warriors rout Rockets by 41, take 2-1 series lead

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry got his groove back to score 35 points with five 3-pointers, shooting over James Harden and driving past the Houston star as the Golden State Warriors made a second-half statement to beat the Rockets 126-85 on Sunday night for a 2-1 lead in the Western Conference finals. Kevin Durant added 25 points, six rebounds and six assists, while Draymond Green grabbed 17 rebounds to go with 10 points and six...

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Kevin Love on Cavs’ blowout win: ‘Clicking on all cylinders’
May20

Kevin Love on Cavs’ blowout win: ‘Clicking on all cylinders’

Kevin Love joins Allie Clifton after the Cavs Game 3 win

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Basketball great Bill Russell hospitalized briefly
May19

Basketball great Bill Russell hospitalized briefly

SEATTLE (AP) NBA Hall of Famer Bill Russell has been released from a Seattle hospital after an overnight stay for an unknown condition. Russell confirmed on Twitter on Saturday that he went to the hospital late Friday. He doesn’t say why. Russell says in the light-hearted message, ”As my wife likes to remind me, I don’t drink enough.” Article continues below … He thanked fans for their concern and appeared to dismiss reports...

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