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Reaction to Durant’s Injury

Kevin Durant surprisingly returned to action during the NBA Finals series in Game 5 against the Raptors after battling injury. Durant played for the first time since May 8th with a calf injury that sidelined him for 32 days. After a much anticipated return, Kevin Durant looked like he hadn’t …

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Warriors Ride Strong Second Half to Beat Raptors 109-104

The Warriors marched onto the Scotiabank Arena court and dropped 20-straight points to start the second half. Because of that surge, Golden State was able to steal a Game 2 victory in Toronto by a score of 109-104 on Sunday. The 12-point lead that Toronto held going into halftime had …

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Raptors Take Down Warriors 118-109 in Game 1 Behind Siakam’s Career Night, Durant’s Absence

Pascal Siakam came into the NBA Finals with 50/1 odds of winning Finals MVP. That was before Siakam sank 32 points to lead the Toronto Raptors to a 118-109 win in Game 1, giving Toronto its first taste of a Finals victory in franchise history. Toronto’s historic Game 1 win …

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NBA Playoffs: Toronto Blows Out Orlando to Close Out Series

The Toronto Raptors are moving on to the second round of the playoffs for the fourth year in a row. This came at the expense of the Orlando Magic as they were eliminated in five games. Game 5 was another blowout win for the Raptors 115 to 96. Three out …

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Blazers win on the road to take 3-1 series lead

C.J. McCollum led the way with 27 points for the Portland Trail Blazers as they defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder 111-98 to take a 3-1 series advantage. Dynamic Duo The dynamic duo of McCollum and Damian Lillard has carried Portland all season long and their play has carried over to …

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Spurs Upset Nuggets, Lead Series 2-1

The Denver Nuggets were looking to regain home-court advantage against the San Antonio Spurs Thursday. To do this, they would have to try to do something unprecedented: win in San Antonio. The Nuggets have fell short of this goal their previous 13 attempts. Despite a strong act by Nikola Jokic …

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Houston Rockets cruise 118-98 in Game 2 win versus the Utah Jazz

James Harden had another MVP-caliber performance against the Utah Jazz last night, producing a triple-double (32 PTS, 13 REB, 10 AST) in a 118-98 Houston Rockets Game 2 win on Wednesday night. Houston avoided déjà vu at the Toyota Center, making the first-round matchup 2-0 instead of losing the second …

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Philadelphia’s Jaw-Dropping 51-Point Third Quarter

The last time a team scored 51 points in a quarter during an NBA playoff game, John Glenn was the first American to complete his orbit around the Earth, Connie Francis’ Don’t Break The Heart That Loves You was the Billboard No. 1 song of the week and Marilyn Monroe …

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Eastern Conference Playoff Update

With the conclusion of all game one’s in the first round of the NBA Playoffs, there are a few storylines and updates to look into, especially in the Eastern Conference. Will the Nets continue to make noise? D’Angelo Russell has always referenced ice in his veins, but after a strong …

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