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Kevin Durant hit eventual game winner, Nets beat Bucks in thriller

If this is an Eastern Conference Finals preview, I am all in. In a back-and-forth game with 20 lead changes, the last one came when James Harden got the rebound off of his own miss, kicked it out to Kevin Durant, and the guy playing like his MVP self to start the season drained the […]

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Curry, Warriors rally from 14 down in fourth, beat Lakers 115-113

LOS ANGELES — Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors are starting to make a habit of fourth-quarter rallies against teams from Los Angeles. Curry scored 26 points on Monday night as the Warriors rallied from a 14-point, fourth-quarter deficit to defeat the Los Angeles Lakers 115-113. “We kept our composure. The second unit was […]

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Victor Oladipo drops 32 in Rockets debut, but Bulls get the win

It feels like we could see more games like this out of Houston this season. Victor Oladipo put up numbers in his Rockets debut — 32 points and nine assists — but it wasn’t enough as Houston still lost to Chicago 125-120. Oladipo — who came to Houston as part of the four-team James Harden […]

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Three things to know: James Harden, Nets brings ‘Scary Hours’ to Bucks, East

1) James Harden, Nets brings “Scary Hours” to Bucks, EastWhat is the mood in Brooklyn? It should be after a dramatic win in a showdown atop the East on Monday, one hoop fans can only hope becomes a playoff series if this is what it’s going to look like. Brooklyn — still without one-third of […]

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Trail Blazers: C.J. McCollum out at least four weeks with foot injury

C.J. McCollum suffered a foot injury that Trail Blazers coach Terry Stotts initially described as “nothing more than a sprain.” Unfortunately for Portland, McCollum also fractured his foot. Trail Blazers: No exaggeration: McCollum was playing at an MVP-ballot level. He probably wouldn’t have sustained quite that production. But the 29-year-old appeared to be peaking both […]

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Kyrie Irving: ‘When things become overwhelming in life, you’ve just got to take a step back’

The last time we saw Kyrie Irving, he was away from the Nets and violating the NBA’s coronavirus protocols to dance with his sister at her birthday party. He looked overjoyed. Irving returned to the team and addressed the media today, explaining how much he loves basketball. “Happy to be back,” Irving said. “Happy to […]

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Report: James Harden wanted to leave Rockets before Daryl Morey departed

James Harden said he lost confidence in the Rockets after coach Mike D’Antoni and general manager Daryl Morey departed. But was Harden wanting out really the first – or at least second – shoe to drop? Tim MacMahon of ESPN: There is so much room for gray area here. D’Antoni spent all season appearing to […]