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Blazers bounce Thunder in five games behind Lillard’s historic performance

Unbelievable. Imperious. Stone cold. Each of these phrases can apply to Damian Lillard‘s 50-point performance against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday night. No. 3 Portland eliminated the No. 6-seeded Thunder with a 118-115 victory on their home court in Game 5 of Round 1 of the Western Conference Playoffs. The …

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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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Orlando Magic Confident Ahead of Game 3 Clash with Raptors

The Magic are set to take on the Toronto Raptors in Game 3 of the first round of the NBA playoffs. The series is moving to Orlando for the first time, and the game will tip off at 7 p.m. The city is ready. Are you? #BlueAndWhiteIgnite pic.twitter.com/tXrW1D3s6C — Orlando …

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Warriors Take 2-1 Series Lead over Clippers

With a Game 3 victory, the Golden State Warriors are looking to take control of their series with the Los Angeles Clippers. Game 2 Struggles After blowing a 31 point lead in Game 2 of the series, all eyes were on the Golden State Warriors and Kevin Durant. Durant’s Game …

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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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NBA Playoffs: Portland Protects Home Court, Denver Evens Up Series

The first round of NBA playoffs continued last night as four Western Conference teams were in action. The Portland Trailblazers blew out the Oklahoma City Thunder by 20 points, 114-94, and the Denver Nuggets came back from 19 points down to beat the San Antonio Spurs 114 to 105. Damian …

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Raptors even series with Magic at 1-1 behind Leonard’s 37 points

The Toronto Raptors most definitely redeemed themselves from a disappointing Game 1 performance. Following D.J. Augustine’s late heroics on that occasion, the Raptors needed a pair of big performances from their star-studded duo. Head coach Nick Nurse received just that from Kawhi Leonard and Kyle Lowry. Leonard netted 37 points …

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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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