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Date registered: February 19, 2013
URL: http://sports.yahoo.com/nba

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  1. Leonard’s 37 points lead Spurs by Grizzlies 96-82 (Yahoo Sports) — April 18, 2017
  2. Close call: Irving scores 37, Cavs hold on to beat Pacers (Yahoo Sports) — April 18, 2017
  3. J.J. Watt huge fan of Rockets guard Patrick Beverley (Yahoo Sports) — April 18, 2017
  4. Raptors, Kyle Lowry look to recover from latest slow start (Yahoo Sports) — April 17, 2017
  5. Pacers could have Glenn Robinson III back for Game 2 (Yahoo Sports) — April 17, 2017

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Apr 18

Leonard’s 37 points lead Spurs by Grizzlies 96-82 (Yahoo Sports)

The Spurs responded to another late-game meltdown as they have all season: relying on a little 3-point shooting and a whole lot of Kawhi Leonard. Leonard had a postseason career-high 37 points and added 11 rebounds, and San Antonio beat the Memphis Gr…

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Apr 18

Close call: Irving scores 37, Cavs hold on to beat Pacers (Yahoo Sports)

None of it means anything to LeBron James. Kyrie Irving scored 37 points, Kevin Love added 27, James had 25 and the Cleveland Cavaliers avoided another fourth-quarter collapse in Game 2, beating the Indiana Pacers 117-111 on Monday night to take a 2-0…

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Apr 18

J.J. Watt huge fan of Rockets guard Patrick Beverley (Yahoo Sports)

When J.J. Watt attended the Houston Rockets’ playoff game on Sunday night, he got a front-row view of Patrick Beverley’s intensity. The Houston Texans star defensive end was taken aback when Beverley walked over to his courtside seat during a timeout …

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Apr 17

Raptors, Kyle Lowry look to recover from latest slow start (Yahoo Sports)

Kyle Lowry is experiencing playoff deja vu, only with a twist. The All Star point guard for the Toronto Raptors says his latest Game 1 failure doesn’t just feel familiar, it’s even worse than those that came before. Sitting slumped in a chair at Toro…

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Apr 17

Pacers could have Glenn Robinson III back for Game 2 (Yahoo Sports)

CLEVELAND (AP) — Pacers guard Glenn Robinson III could play Monday night as Indiana tries to even its playoff series with the Cavaliers.

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Apr 17

Grieving Isaiah Thomas to play Game 2, then fly to funeral (Yahoo Sports)

Last week, the Celtics were the toast of the East after outlasting the champion Cleveland Cavaliers for the top seed and home-court advantage. Then, the day before Boston’s playoff opener, Isaiah Thomas’ sister was killed in a car accident. ”I think…

Permanent link to this article: http://sports.yahoo.com/news/isaiah-thomas-play-game-2-then-fly-sisters-184425194--nba.html

Apr 17

Heat aren’t rushing to close the books on this season (Yahoo Sports)

The NBA draft lottery is in May, the draft happens in June and free agency arrives in July. Changing from the normal end-of-season schedule, the Heat have told players – whether they’re about to become free agents or not – that they’re welcome to stic…

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Apr 17

After 60-loss season, Nets not looking to rush the rebuild (Yahoo Sports)

The Brooklyn Nets own two first-round draft picks, though not the one that has a 25 percent chance of being No. 1 overall. It’s not good enough for any of us, but I do think we’re going to reap the benefits of going through this struggle,” coach Kenn…

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Apr 17

Harden has 37 points; Rockets rout Thunder, Westbrook 118-87 (Yahoo Sports)

Although James Harden is Houston’s undisputed star, he can’t top Russell Westbrook entirely on his own. As is so often the case, Patrick Beverley was there for support Sunday night. Harden scored 37 points to outshine Westbrook, and the Rockets pulle…

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Apr 17

Bulls top Celtics 106-102; Thomas plays after sister’s death (Yahoo Sports)

The Chicago Bulls waited until the final night of the regular season to cement their spot in the postseason. Jimmy Butler made sure the wait for a playoff victory was a short one. Butler had 30 points and nine rebounds and the Bulls outlasted top-see…

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Apr 16

Durant shines in Golden State playoff debut in Game 1 win (Yahoo Sports)

Kevin Durant patted his chest after two big baskets in the fourth quarter and let everybody know ”I got this!” Stephen Curry knocked down a timely baseline 3-pointer, reached his hand high and gestured to further ignite a raucous sellout crowd. On a…

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Apr 16

Utah’s Rudy Gobert has hyperextended left knee, bone bruise (Yahoo Sports)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Utah center Rudy Gobert has been diagnosed with a left knee hyperextension and bone contusion after his collision 17 seconds into the Jazz’s playoff opener against the Los Angeles Clippers.

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Apr 16

Day after sister’s death, Isaiah Thomas plays for Celtics (Yahoo Sports)

Isaiah Thomas took the floor to a deafening cheer for the Boston Celtics’ playoff opener against the Chicago Bulls on Sunday night, just a day after his sister was killed in a car accident. It was part of an emotional night for All-Star point guard wh…

Permanent link to this article: https://sports.yahoo.com/news/stevens-thomas-intention-play-sisters-death-210149453--nba.html

Apr 16

Wall scores playoff-best 32 as Wizards beat Hawks in Game 1 (Yahoo Sports)

After John Wall told Markieff Morris what to expect in his NBA playoff debut, the Washington Wizards’ All-Star guard showed everyone his postseason best. Wall scored a playoff career-high 32 points and dished out 14 assists and Morris added 21 points …

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Apr 16

Portland center Jusuf Nurkic out for Game 1 of playoffs (Yahoo Sports)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Portland center Jusuf Nurkic is out for Game 1 of the Trail Blazers’ playoff series at Golden State after missing the last seven games of the regular season with a nondisplaced fracture in his right leg.

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Apr 16

Johnson’s drive at buzzer helps Jazz beat LA 97-95 in Game 1 (Yahoo Sports)

Joe Johnson has seen a lot in his 16 years in the NBA. All that experience is why the Utah Jazz brought him in this season. It paid off when Johnson drove the lane and hit a floater at the buzzer, giving the Jazz a 97-95 victory over the Los Angeles …

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