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Thunder Steal Game 1 From Warriors

May 16, 2016; Oakland, CA, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) congratulates forward Kevin Durant (35) for being fouled during the second quarter in game one of the Western conference finals of the NBA Playoffs against the Golden State Warriors at Oracle Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

First-year coach Billy Donovan and the Oklahoma City Thunder pulled out an unexpected win Monday night when they matched up against the Golden State Warriors in Warrior territory. The Warriors and the Thunder played each other three times in the regular season, each time the Thunder came up short. It did not look …

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Heat Playoff Run Falls Short

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The Miami Heat’s playoff run is over as the Toronto Raptors won Game 7 of the NBA’s Eastern Conference semi-finals 116-89 Sunday night. The Heat kept the game close, trailing only 86-78 after three quarters but the fourth quarter proved to make all the difference as the Raptors outscored the Heat 30-11 to win going away.  The …

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NBA Playoff Preview: Heat at Raptors

May 9, 2016; Miami, FL, USA; Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade (3) shoots over Toronto Raptors forward Patrick Patterson (54) during the fourth quarter in game four of the second round of the NBA Playoffs at American Airlines Arena. The Heat won in overtime 94-87. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

The Eastern Conference semifinal series between the Miami Heat and Toronto Raptors has arguably been the most competitive series of the 2016 Playoffs. Through four games, three have gone into overtime. The dynamic of the series has changed dramatically with the injuries of Hassan Whiteside and Jonas Valanciunas, and Dwyane Wade …

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