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7 stats explaining how the Cavaliers won Game 6

There are 48 minutes of basketball left in the Celtics-Cavaliers series to decide which contender represents the Eastern Conference in the NBA Finals. That is, unless Game 7 on Sunday night requires overtime to separate the sides. In Game 6, LeBron Jam…

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5 pivotal plays from the Celtics’ Game 6 defeat

LeBron James missed out on a triple-double by one assist in Game 6. That was just about the only thing he missed during the 109-99 win that kept the Cavaliers’ season alive. James had 46 points, 11 rebounds, and nine assists. His supporting cast …

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LeBron James scores 46 points as Cavaliers defeat Celtics to force Game 7

It’s time for a Game 7 – thanks in big part to LeBron James.James scored 46 points, George Hill added 20 and the Cavaliers defeated the Boston Celtics, 109-99, in Game 6 of the Easter Conference finals May 25 at Quicken Loans Arena. James hit a pair of…

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The Legend of LeBron continues to grow | Jeff Schudel

The one bad thing about having a jump shot as sweet as the stroke Kyle Korver has from behind the three-point line is he is tagged a one-dimensional player.Korver has been far more than that for the Cavaliers in the Eastern Conference finals. He plays …

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Boston bound: LeBron James pushes Cavs to Game 7 vs. Celtics

LeBron James scored 46 points and preserved his reign atop the Eastern Conference for at least one more game as the Cleveland Cavaliers shook off losing All-Star Kevin Love with a head injury and beat the Boston Celtics 109-99 on Friday night to force a Game 7.

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LeBron James pushes Cavs to Game 7 against Celtics

“Just a lot of heart, a lot of grit, bring resilient.”

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NBA notebook: Rockets won’t have Paul in Game 6

The Houston Rockets announced Friday that point guard Chris Paul will miss Game 6 of the Western Conference finals on Saturday with a strained right hamstring. Paul is scheduled to be re-evaluated when the team returns to Houston. The only question now…

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Live updates from Game 6 of the Celtics-Cavs series

Follow along for the latest news from Friday night at Quicken Loans Arena.

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NBA Finals open Thursday at Houston or Golden State

The NBA has finalized its Finals schedule, but of course, with each semifinal series standing at 3-2 – the Celtics leading the Cavs in the East and the Rockets leading the Warriors in the West – the teams have yet to be determined.The Celtics are hoping

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Draymond Green guarantees the Warriors will eliminate the Rockets: ‘Book it’

Draymond Green, to nobody’s surprise, is filled with hubris in the face of elimination. After losing back-to-back games for the first time since last his Golden State Warriors were shockingly eliminated in a playoff series, falling behind 3-2 to the Ho…

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Rockets lose ailing Chris Paul, vow to dig in for Game 6

The Houston Rockets will be without star guard Chris Paul for Game 6 because of a strained hamstring, a huge blow for a team trying to close out the Golden State Warriors. Paul was injured in the fourth quarter of Thursday night’s victory that gave the Rockets a 3-2 lead in the Western Conference finals. ”I hate it for him, above all,” coach Mike D’Antoni said.

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Rockets’ Chris Paul will miss Game 6 with hamstring injury

HOUSTON – The Houston Rockets are one win away from the NBA Finals. But they won’t have the services of Chris Paul, at least during their first attempt to get there.

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Rehabbing Daniel Theis joins Celtics in Cleveland for moral support

The big man is working his way back from meniscus surgery and hopes to be ready by September.

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Rockets point guard Chris Paul out for Game 6 against Warriors with hamstring injury

Houston Rockets point guard Chris Paul will miss Saturday’s game against the Golden State Warriors in Oakland because of a right hamstring strain.

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NBA Rockets lose Paul for playoff game with hamstring strain

Houston Rockets star guard Chris Paul will miss the team’s crucial NBA playoff game Saturday at defending champion Golden State with a strained right hamstring, the Rockets announced Friday. The team said Paul will be re-evaluated after the Rockets return from Saturday’s Western Conference matchup against the Warriors, with Houston leading the best-of-seven series 3-2 entering game six at Oakland, California.

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LeBron James’s record in elimination games is good but not great

James said his routine “doesn’t change.”

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Rockets’ Chris Paul Ruled Out For Game Six Against Warriors

Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul will miss Game 6 of the Western Conference finals with a right hamstring strain, the team announced.

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Warriors’ head coach Kerr: Iguodala remains iffy for Game 6

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr claims he likes where the team is at entering Game 6 with a 3-2 deficit in the Western Conference finals series with the Houston Rockets. The Warriors need a win at home to stave off elimination and force a M…

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Rockets star Chris Paul to miss Game 6 of West finals with hamstring strain

Rockets star Chris Paul will miss Game 6 of the Western Conference finals against the Golden State Warriors because of a strained right hamstring. Paul, who suffered the injury late in a Game 5 victory over the Warriors on Thursday night, will be re-ev…

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Warriors coach Steve Kerr: ‘I feel great about where we are right now. That may sound crazy’

The Rockets beat the Warriors in a pivotal Game 5 last night, taking a clear upper hand in the Western Conference finals. Unless you ask Golden State coach Steve Kerr. It could be argued Golden State is outplaying the Houston overall.

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