Articles about Eastern Conference Semifinals

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PHILADELPHIA - Ben Simmons backed his way to the basket, spun around Danilo Gallinari for the easy look at the net - an uncontested layup, a dunk - and he passed. Passed the ball. Passed on the shot. Passed on the chance to tie the ...
Jun 22, 2021
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NEW YORK - The end for the Brooklyn Nets came quickly.Changes to prevent it from happening again will not.Two days after a team with title hopes went out in the second round of the playoffs, the Nets said they will take ...
Jun 22, 2021
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PHILADELPHIA - Trae Young ripped off his jersey and bounded up the steps to toss his dad the souvenir from the first Game Seven road victory in Hawks history.Young's going to need a new uniform.He shook off a cold ...
Jun 21, 2021
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PHILADELPHIA - Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid was fined $35,000 by the NBA for escalating an on-court altercation in Game Six of the Eastern Conference Semifinals against Atlanta.Embiid fell on top of John Collins on the court in Game Six. ...
Jun 21, 2021
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NEW YORK - Brooklyn's blockbuster brought James Harden to play with Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving, creating a team with potential to shoot its way out of any situation.Milwaukee's move gave Giannis Antetokounmpo and Khris Middleton a top ...
Jun 19, 2021
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ATLANTA - The Philadelphia 76ers remained confident after blowing big leads in back-to-back losses to the Atlanta Hawks and continued to avoid self-doubt after falling behind by 12 early in Game Six.Finally, the 76ers showed their belief in their ...
Jun 19, 2021
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ATLANTA - Seth Curry hit six 3-pointers and scored 24 points and the top-seeded Philadelphia 76ers avoided elimination in the Eastern Conference semifinal series by beating the Atlanta Hawks, 104-99, in Game Six on Friday night (Saturday, Manila time).The ...
Jun 19, 2021
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PHILADELPHIA - Trae Young ran off the court clapping and yapping toward the few Hawks fans that braved the Philly crowd and stuck around and were rewarded with a comeback victory for the ages."I was just showing love to the ATL fans ...
Jun 17, 2021
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PHILADELPHIA - Trae Young and the Atlanta Hawks pulled off a playoff comeback for the ages against the Philadelphia 76ers to move within a victory of the Eastern Conference Finals.Young was fouled on a 3-pointer and hit all three free throws ...
Jun 17, 2021
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NEW YORK - Kevin Durant has always been one of the NBA's most unstoppable scorers.The Brooklyn Nets needed much more than points on Tuesday night (Wednesday, Manila time), so Durant gave them one of the most spectacular performances in postseason ...
Jun 16, 2021
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NEW YORK - Kevin Durant had 49 points, 17 rebounds and 10 assists in one of the most spectacular performances in postseason history, sending the Brooklyn Nets back into the lead in the Eastern Conference semifinals with a 114-108 victory over the ...
Jun 16, 2021
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ATLANTA - Trae Young tried to reassure Atlanta coach Nate McMillan after it became clear the Hawks point guard was hiding a sore shoulder.McMillan had no complaints after Young lifted the Hawks to a crucial win over top-seeded Philadelphia.Young overcame ...
Jun 15, 2021
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ATLANTA - Trae Young overcame a cold start to score 25 points, including a floater that gave Atlanta the lead with 1:17 remaining, and the Hawks rallied to beat the Philadelphia 76ers, 103-100, on Monday night (Tuesday, Manila time), tying the ...
Jun 15, 2021
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NEW YORK - First they lost James Harden, then Kyrie Irving, and finally the Brooklyn Nets lost their lead in the Eastern Conference semifinals.Though the series is tied, the Milwaukee Bucks are way ahead in the health category.Down to Kevin Durant ...
Jun 15, 2021
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MILWAUKEE - Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 34 points and the Milwaukee Bucks rolled to a 107-96 Game Four victory on Sunday (Monday, Manila time) to tie their second-round playoff series with the Brooklyn Nets, who lost Kyrie Irving to a sprained right ...
Jun 14, 2021
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MILWAUKEE - The Brooklyn Nets again won't have James Harden but could have forward Jeff Green back for Game Four of their second-round playoff series with the Milwaukee Bucks on Sunday (Monday, Manila time).Nets coach Steve Nash said on ...
Jun 13, 2021
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PHILADELPHIA - Joel Embiid bounded on the court and pointed at Shake Milton following an electrifying stretch that might have saved Philadelphia's season and yelled, "I told you be ready!"Sure enough, Embiid - who had a sideline confrontation last season with ...
Jun 9, 2021
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PHILADELPHIA - Shake Milton - yes, Shake Milton, with a little help from Joel Embiid - saved Philadelphia's season.Embiid had 40 points and 13 rebounds and Milton buried a 32-footer and scored 14 points in an electrifying stretch off the bench ...
Jun 9, 2021
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NEW YORK - Kevin Durant scored 32 points in three quarters of a top-to-bottom blowout that sent the Brooklyn Nets halfway to the Eastern Conference finals with a 125-86 rout of the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday night (Tuesday, Manila time). ...
Jun 8, 2021
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NEW YORK - James Harden won't be back for Game Two of the Eastern Conference semifinals. The Milwaukee Bucks believe their shooting touch will.So the Bucks have plenty of reasons for optimism heading into the game on Monday night (Tuesday, ...
Jun 7, 2021
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PHILADELPHIA - Trae Young put an early smackdown on Philly and again rose to the occasion in the playoffs for a Hawks team that wasted no time grabbing control of the Eastern Conference semifinals.Young scored 25 of his 35 points in the ...
Jun 7, 2021
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