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Apr 29

Bradley scores 23, Celtics eliminate Bulls 105-83

Avery Bradley scored 23 points, and the hot-shooting Boston Celtics pounded the Chicago Bulls 105-83 to win their first-round series 4-2 on Friday night.

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Apr 29

John Wall scored 42 points, Bradley Beal added 31 and the Washington Wizards withstood a furious Atlanta comeback to close out the Hawks with a 115-99 victory Friday night, winning the opening-round playoff series 4-2.

John Wall scored 42 points, Bradley Beal added 31 and the Washington Wizards withstood a furious Atlanta comeback to close out the Hawks with a 115-99 victory Friday night, winning the opening-round playoff series 4-2.

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Apr 28

Larry Bird steps down as Indiana Pacers president

A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Larry Bird is stepping down as president of the Indiana Pacers.

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Apr 28

Spurs advance: San Antonio beats Grizzlies 103-96 in Game 6

Kawhi Leonard scored 29 points, and the San Antonio Spurs advanced to the Western Conference semifinals by beating the Memphis Grizzlies 103-96 Thursday night to take the series 4-2.

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Apr 28

Whew! Raptors blow 25-point lead, but beat Bucks 92-89

The crowd on the road was rowdy. The 25-point lead was gone. The Toronto Raptors were frazzled, in danger of losing a Game 6 in the playoffs again.

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Apr 27

Boston Celtics beat Chicago Bulls, take 3-2 lead in series

Isaiah Thomas and Avery Bradley scored 24 points apiece to help the Boston Celtics beat the Chicago Bulls 108-97 on Wednesday night and take a 3-2 lead in their first-round playoff series.

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Apr 27

Bradley Beal, John Wall lead Washington Wizards past Atlanta Hawks

Back at home, and back in charge, Bradley Beal scored 27 points, and John Wall added 20 points and 14 assists, leading the Washington Wizards to a 103-99 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday night for a 3-2 lead in their first-round Eastern Conference playoff series.

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Apr 27

Warriors GM Bob Myers confident Steve Kerr will return to full health

Golden State Warriors general manager Bob Myers fully expects Steve Kerr to find a solution to his debilitating health issues and return to the bench without being forced out of coaching altogether because of complications from two back surgeries.

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Apr 27

NBA fines Rockets owner Leslie Alexander $100,000 for confronting referee

Houston Rockets owner Leslie Alexander has been fined $100,000 by the NBA for confronting a referee during live game action.

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Apr 26

Nuggets guard Jamal Murray to undergo surgery Thursday for “couple of injuries”

Nuggets guard Jamal Murray will have surgery Thursday to address a “couple of injuries,” general manager Tim Connelly said during a radio appearance on Altitude 950 AM on Wednesday afternoon.

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Apr 26

Rockets advance with 105-99 win over Thunder

The Houston Rockets are headed to the Western Conference semifinals after using strong defense and a balanced scoring attack to overcome another big game by Russell Westbrook and eliminate the Oklahoma City Thunder with a 105-99 victory in Game 5 on Tuesday night.

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Apr 26

Hayward scores 27, Jazz beat Clippers 96-92 to take 3-2 lead

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Still weak and lacking his usual energy after a bout with food poisoning, Gordon Hayward leaned on his teammates. They came up big.

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Apr 26

Kawhi Leonard, Mills lead Spurs by Grizzlies for 3-2 series lead

Kawhi Leonard had 28 points and the San Antonio Spurs rebounded from two discouraging road losses to beat the Memphis Grizzlies 116-103 on Tuesday night and take a 3-2 lead in their first-round series.

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Apr 25

Golden State Warriors get a break after drama-filled opening series

The Warriors will also await word on coach Steve Kerr’s health — with the short break perhaps providing more clarity about when he can rejoin the team. Kerr missed the last two games after symptoms from his back surgery two years ago suddenly flared up.

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Apr 25

Drake to host first-ever “NBA Awards” on June 26

The Canadian rapper will preside over the June 26 ceremony in New York, which will be televised live on TNT.

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Apr 25

Stephon Marbury in talks with other clubs after Beijing Ducks era

Stephon Marbury’s agent said Tuesday that they are in talks with several clubs in China after the former NBA All-Star parted ways with the Chinese Basketball Association’s Beijing Ducks at the weekend.

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Apr 25

Warriors move on with a sweep of the Trail Blazers

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Long after the Trail Blazers had left their court, many of Golden State’s players celebrated on the floor at the Moda Center to the delight of a rather large contingent of yellow-clad fans who chanted “War-ri-ors! War-ri-ors!”

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Apr 25

Powell scores 25 as Raptors beat Bucks 118-93 in Game 5

TORONTO (AP) — Putting Norm Powell in the starting lineup has changed the playoff fortunes of the Toronto Raptors.

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Apr 25

The 10 Best Uniforms in NBA History

Some excellent uniforms have graced the NBA over the course of basketball history. While franchises like the Chicago Bulls, Boston Celtics, and Los Angeles Lakers haven’t changed the look of their jerseys much over the last few decades  —  benefitting from a consistent look in a large market  —  others have done well attracting fans with outrageous and creative uniforms. Here are the 10 best uniforms in NBA history. 1.

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Apr 25

Balanced Hawks hold off Wizards 111-101, even series 2-all

ATLANTA (AP) — In a year when the geezers are coming up big in the NBA playoffs, add another one to the list.

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