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Sunday, May 22, 2016

Duo leads Thunder in rout of Warriors

OKLAHOMA CITY - Kevin Durant scored 33 points, Russell Westbrook had 30 points, 12 assists and eight rebounds, and the Oklahoma City Thunder rolled past the Golden State Warriors 133-105 on Sunday ...

Saturday, May 21, 2016

Raptors ends Cavaliers' playoff streak

TORONTO - DeMar DeRozan scored 32 points, Bismack Biyombo set a Toronto playoff record with 26 rebounds and the Raptors beat Cleveland 99-84 on Saturday night, handing the Cavaliers their first ...
By Ian Harrison

Friday, May 20, 2016

Curry happy to rest his elbow

A black sleeve protecting his sore right elbow, MVP Stephen Curry insists he's fine after yet another postseason injury.

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Cavaliers run playoff record to 10-0

CLEVELAND - LeBron James had a triple-double and the Cleveland Cavaliers stayed postseason perfect through 10 games with a 108-89 victory over the Toronto Raptors on Thursday night in Game 2 of ...

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Warriors even up series with Thunder

OAKLAND, Calif. - Stephen Curry scored 15 straight points in less than 2 minutes during one dazzling third-quarter stretch, and the Golden State Warriors beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 118-91 on ...

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Cavs roll past Raptors in Game 1

CLEVELAND -LeBron James scored 24 points in three quarters, Kyrie Irving scored 27 and the Cleveland Cavaliers picked up where they left off before a long layoff by thumping the Toronto Raptors ...

Thunder's Adams apologizes for 'monkeys' remark

OAKLAND, Calif. - Oklahoma City center Steven Adams apologized again Tuesday for describing Golden State's guards as "quick little monkeys" in a televised on-court interview after the Thunder's ...

Monday, May 16, 2016

Thunder surprise Warriors in Game 1

OAKLAND, Calif. - Russell Westbrook scored 27, Kevin Durant added 26 and the Oklahoma City Thunder, fresh off an upset of the San Antonio Spurs, surprised the Golden State Warriors 108-102 in Game 1.

Sunday, May 15, 2016

Raptors take Game 7, advance to face Cavs

TORONTO - Kyle Lowry scored 35 points, DeMar DeRozan had 28 and the Toronto Raptors beat the Miami Heat 116-89 in Game 7 on Sunday to advance to the conference finals for the first time in ...

Saturday, May 14, 2016

Raptors, Heat to settle score in Game 7

Either Toronto or Miami will become the 15th NBA team to win two Game 7s in the same postseason. 
By Tim Reynolds

Friday, May 13, 2016

Heat force Game 7 with Raptors

Goran Dragic scored a postseason career-high 30 points, Dwyane Wade added 22 and the Heat rode their small lineup to a 103-91 victory over the Toronto Raptors on Friday night, tying their Eastern ...

Spurs' Duncan uncertain about his future at age 40

Tim Duncan doesn't know yet where he's headed as the San Antonio Spurs face an uncertain future after losing in the Western Conference semifinals 4-2 to Oklahoma City on Thursday night.

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Thunder wrap up series with Spurs

OKLAHOMA CITY - Kevin Durant scored 37 points, Russell Westbrook added 28, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the San Antonio Spurs 113-99 on Thursday night to win the Western Conference semifinal ...

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

DeRozan powers Raptors past Heat

TORONTO - DeMar DeRozan matched a playoff high with 34 points, Kyle Lowry had 25 and the Toronto Raptors beat the Miami Heat 99-91 on Wednesday night to take a 3-2 lead in their Eastern Conference ...

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Heat top Raptors in overtime, even series

Dwyane Wade scored 30 points, including the layup that sent the game to overtime and finished off Miami's frantic comeback from a nine-point deficit, as the Heat beat the Toronto Raptors 94-87 in ...

Monday, May 9, 2016

Curry to be named NBA MVP for second year in a row

OAKLAND, Calif. - Stephen Curry is adding a second consecutive MVP award to his record-setting season. A person with knowledge of the award says Curry will be announced as the winner perhaps as ...

Hawks enter off-season with uncertainty

ATLANTA - Paul Millsap tossed and turned much of the night. He didn't expect the summer to begin this soon.
By Paul Newberry

Sunday, May 8, 2016

Thunder strikes to tie series at 2

OKLAHOMA CITY - Kevin Durant matched his career playoff high with 41 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the San Antonio Spurs 111-97 on Sunday night to tie the Western Conference semifinal ...

Love, James lead Cavs to another sweep of the Hawks

ATLANTA - Kevin Love scored 27 points, LeBron James hit a huge shot with 39.2 seconds to go, and the Cleveland Cavaliers finished off their second straight playoff sweep, beating the Atlanta Hawks ...
By Paul Newberry

Saturday, May 7, 2016

Blazers hold on, cut Warriors' lead to 2-1

PORTLAND, Ore. - Damian Lillard had a playoff-best 40 points and the Portland Trail Blazers avoided a fourth-quarter letdown to beat Golden State 120-108 on Saturday night, cutting the Warriors' ...

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