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Rockets defeat Jazz, advance in playoffs

All the Houston Rockets needed was five games to send the Utah Jazz packing and headed for home. Meanwhile, Houston now moves on to the Western Conference Semifinals. There, they wait for the winner of the Golden State Warriors and Los Angeles Clippers series which is now at 3-2 in …

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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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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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Lou Williams Breaks NBA Bench Scoring Record

Lou Williams has been an electric bench scorer since he was drafted by the Philadelphia 76ers in 2005. He has now played for six different NBA franchises in his 14-year career. Elite Scorer One thing has always remained consistent for Williams throughout his time in the league: he is an …

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30 for 30: James Harden Scores Big

Few have done what James Harden has. After scoring 31 points against the Dallas Mavericks on Feb. 11, Harden has scored at least 30 points per game for the past 30 games of the season. Third Longest Streak in History 30 STRAIGHT FOR @JHarden13! pic.twitter.com/fQLWqYMHdI — Houston Rockets (@HoustonRockets) February …

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Golden State Rolls Past Pacers for 11th Straight Win

The Golden State Warriors are back in business, winning eleven games in a row. Earlier this season, many wondered if the Dubs had fallen off after a four-game losing streak in November. But, when you’ve got Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson, and really the whole roster on your side, …

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Warriors Hitting Their Stride

Golden State seems to be on a roll. What Happened? Golden State started the season red-hot. A 10-1 record through the first 11 games showed the rest of the league it was business as usual for the defending champs. Then they hit a rough patch. Star point guard Steph Curry …

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