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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
NBA
HOUSTON - After Stephen Curry bounced back from the first scoreless first half of his playoff career to score 33 points in the last two quarters and help the Golden State Warriors eliminate the Houston Rockets and advance to the Western Conference finals ...
May 11, 2019
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STEPH Curry and Klay Thompson showed the way as the Golden State Warriors, missing Kevin Durant, overcame the Rockets in Game Six, 118-113, on Friday in Houston (Saurday, Manila time) to win their Western Conference semifinal series.Curry scored 33 on ...
May 11, 2019
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PORTLAND, Ore. - Damian Lillard had 32 points, including 17 in the third quarter, and the Portland Trail Blazers staved off elimination to force a decisive Game 7 in their series with Denver with a 119-108 victory on Thursday night (Friday, Manila ...
May 10, 2019
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OAKLAND, California - Klay Thompson scored 27 points, including a key layup with 4.1 seconds left, and the Golden State Warriors overcame Kevin Durant's calf injury to beat the Houston Rockets 104-99 on Wednesday night for a 3-2 ...
May 9, 2019
NBA
DENVER - Nikola Jokic scored 25 points and tied a team playoff high with 19 rebounds, and Paul Millsap injected some experience into a series dominated by youth, sparking the Nuggets' 124-98 blowout of the Portland Trail Blazers on Tuesday night ( ...
May 8, 2019
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DENVER - Denver Nuggets coach Michael Malone was shaken on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time) by the school shooting that occurred in his neighborhood a few hours before his team's playoff game against the Portland Trail Blazers."That's a community ...
May 8, 2019
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HOUSTON - James Harden and the Houston Rockets dug out of a 0-2 hole to even their Western Conference semifinals series with the Golden State Warriors after another game where they fought, scrapped and held off a late rally to get a ...
May 7, 2019
NBA
DENVER - Earlier in the playoffs, he was drawing comparisons to Wilt Chamberlain. This week, it's Magic Johnson.As the casual basketball fan - everyone, really - is finding out, Denver Nuggets big man Nikola Jokic has no direct comparison.The All-Star ...
May 7, 2019
NBA
HOUSTON - James Harden scored 38 points and the Houston Rockets held on for a 112-108 win over the Golden State Warriors on Monday night (Tuesday, Manila time) to even their Western Conference semifinals series at 2-2.The Rockets were up ...
May 7, 2019
NBA
PORTLAND, Oregon - The Denver Nuggets have been good at bouncing back all season.Not even a draining four-overtime defeat could keep this team down.Nikola Jokic had 21 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists for his second straight triple-double and ...
May 6, 2019
NBA
PORTLAND, Oregon - Nikola Jokic had 21 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists for his second straight triple-double and fourth of the playoffs, and the Denver Nuggets evened their Western Conference semifinal series against the Trail Blazers at 2-2 with a ...
May 6, 2019
NBA
NIKOLA Jokic and the Denver Nuggets could use the kind of break everybody else is getting in the second round of the NBA playoffs.If anybody deserved some time off, it's the All-Star center who just played 65 minutes ...
May 5, 2019
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HOUSTON - James Harden made a 3-pointer to finish off the Golden State Warriors in overtime.Eric Gordon helped the Rockets get to that point with the best playoff performance of his career.Harden scored 41 points, and Houston outlasted the Warriors ...
May 5, 2019
NBA
HOUSTON - James Harden made a big 3-pointer in overtime and scored 41 points, and the Houston Rockets outlasted the Golden State Warriors, 126-121, on Saturday night (Monday, Manila time) to cut the deficit in the Western Conference semifinals to 2- ...
May 5, 2019
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PORTLAND, Oregon - Rodney Hood checked back into the game, a fresh body among the weary ones all over the court.Eager for postseason redemption after struggling in the playoffs last year, Hood got his chance Friday night.All he had to do ...
May 4, 2019
NBA
PORTLAND, Oregon - CJ McCollum matched his career playoff high with 41 points, Rodney Hood hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 18.6 seconds left in the NBA postseason record-tying fourth overtime and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Denver Nuggets, ...
May 4, 2019
NBA
HOUSTON - James Harden knows the success or failure of the Houston Rockets falls on him regardless of what the rest of the team does in the Western Conference semifinals against the Golden State Warriors.That burden, he says, is one that most ...
May 4, 2019
NBA
DENVER - After giving up 39 points to Damian Lillard in the opener, the Denver Nuggets were determined to make sure Portland's role players would have to bear the burden of evening up the series.His teammates were up to the ...
May 2, 2019
NBA
DENVER - CJ McCollum scored 20 points, picking up the slack with backcourt mate Damian Lillard struggling, and the Portland Trail Blazers turned back the Denver Nuggets, 97-90, Wednesday night (Thursday, Manila time) to even their playoff series at 1-1.The ...
May 2, 2019
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