Articles about Eastern Conference Semifinals

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KAWHI Leonard nailed a last-gasp basket to lift the Raptors to a 92-90 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers in the Eastern Conference semifinals Game Seven on Sunday in Toronto (Monday, Manila time).Leonard scored 15 of his 41 points in ...
May 13, 2019
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KYLE Lowry was talking in Toronto on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time), discussing any number of topics, offering eloquent answers to every question that came his way. His last sentence was all that really needed to be said."Nothing matters," the Raptors guard ...
May 12, 2019
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JOEL Embiid doesn't know if he will feel better.He certainly knows he has to play better.He's battling an illness, looking like someone who'd rather be in bed than on the court. But the Philadelphia ...
May 9, 2019
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TORONTO - The Toronto Raptors came up with a new load management plan for Kawhi Leonard. It was to make sure their star forward didn't have to shoulder the entire offensive burden.Leonard had 21 points and 13 rebounds, Pascal Siakam ...
May 8, 2019
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TORONTO - Kawhi Leonard had 21 points and 13 rebounds, Pascal Siakam scored 25 points and the Toronto Raptors used a huge second quarter to rout the Philadelphia 76ers, 125-89, on Tuesday night (Wednesday, Manila time) and take a 3-2 lead ...
May 8, 2019
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BOSTON - When Giannis Antetokounmpo picked up his fourth foul early in the third quarter of a tie game, the Boston Celtics sensed a chance to pull away.Instead, Milwaukee took control.Of the game, and the series.Antetokounmpo watched the Bucks bench ...
May 7, 2019
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BOSTON - Giannis Antetokounmpo had 39 points and 16 rebounds to lead the Bucks to a 113-101 victory over the Boston Celtics in Game Four of their second-round playoff series on Monday night (Tuesday, Manila time) and move Milwaukee within one ...
May 7, 2019
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PHILADELPHIA - Kawhi Leonard got some help from his teammates to stay close and then finished it off himself.Leonard scored 39 points, including a clutch 3-pointer with 1:01 left, and the Toronto Raptors beat the Philadelphia 76ers 101-96 on ...
May 6, 2019
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PHILADELPHIA - Kawhi Leonard scored 39 points, including a clutch 3-pointer with 1:01 left, to help the Toronto Raptors beat the Philadelphia 76ers, 101-96, on Sunday (Monday, Manila time) and even the Eastern Conference semifinal series at 2-2.Marc ...
May 5, 2019
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PHILADELPHIA - The Toronto Raptors say forward Pascal Siakam is doubtful for Sunday's Game Four (Monday, Manila time) of their Eastern Conference semifinal series against the Philadelphia 76ers with a right calf contusion.Siakam has been Toronto's second-leading ...
May 5, 2019
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TORONTO gave Kawhi Leonard plenty of help in the regular season.The Raptors need to start doing that in the postseason - or else.Leonard is a free-agent-in-waiting, someone who will have a huge decision to make this summer. An ...
May 4, 2019
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BOSTON - Giannis Antetokounmpo kept attacking and the Boston Celtics kept fouling.The fouls may have slowed the second half of Game Three, but nothing could stop Antetokounmpo from putting together a signature performance in TD Garden.Antetokounmpo had 32 points and 13 ...
May 4, 2019
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BOSTON - Giannis Antetokounmpo had 32 points and 13 rebounds, George Hill finished with 21 points and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Boston Celtics, 123-116, on Friday night to take a 2-1 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinal series.Khris Middleton ...
May 4, 2019
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NEW YORK - Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons has been fined $20,000 and assessed a Flagrant Foul 1 for elbowing Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry in the groin in Game Three of the Eastern Conference semifinal series.Kiki VanDeWeghe, the NBA' ...
May 3, 2019
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PHILADELPHIA - Jimmy Butler has been the adult in the gym for the 76ers.Figuratively speaking of course.That is Philadelphia coach Brett Brown's way of saying that Butler has delivered when the Sixers really needed him. The four-time All- ...
May 2, 2019
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MILWAUKEE - Giannis Antetokounmpo attacked the rim, Khris Middleton connected from long range and Eric Bledsoe turned in an effective performance.The Milwaukee Bucks looked more like themselves in Game Two.Antetokounmpo had 29 points and 10 rebounds and Middleton made seven of ...
May 1, 2019
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MILWAUKEE - Giannis Antetokoumpo had 29 points and 10 rebounds, Khris Middleton made seven of Milwaukee's 20 3-pointers, and the Bucks beat the Boston Celtics, 123-102, on Tuesday night (Wednesday, Manila time) to even their second-round playoff series ...
May 1, 2019
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TORONTO - Jimmy Butler's big game helped Philadelphia snap a lengthy losing streak in Toronto and, more importantly, brought the 76ers level in their Eastern Conference semifinal series.Butler had 30 points and 11 rebounds, James Ennis scored 13 points and ...
Apr 30, 2019
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Boston Celtics (49-33) vs. Milwaukee Bucks (60-22)EASTERN CONFERENCE SECOND ROUND: Boston leads series 1-0BOTTOM LINE: The Boston Celtics visit the Milwaukee Bucks in the Eastern Conference second round with a 1-0 lead in the series.The Celtics ...
Apr 30, 2019
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PHILADELPHIA is already in trouble in its Eastern Conference semifinal series against Toronto, and 76ers coach Brett Brown might be one of the biggest reasons why.It's not that Brown made coaching mistakes in Game One.Instead, he might have ...
Apr 29, 2019
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