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#NBA

# nba - This year 2022

Chris Paul shines as Suns take command of series with Mavs, Heat burn Sixers again
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Chris Paul shines as Suns take command of series with Mavs, Heat burn Sixers again

May 5th 2022, 8:24 AM 2,019 Views 0 Comments

Western Conference top seeds Phoenix withstood a 35-point performance from Luka Doncic.

Luka Doncic heroics not enough as Mavericks beaten in playoffs
# Wrap
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# Wrap

Luka Doncic heroics not enough as Mavericks beaten in playoffs

May 3rd 2022, 9:08 AM 3,015 Views 0 Comments

Deandre Ayton scored 25 points for top seeds Phoenix.

Giannis powers Bucks over Celtics in NBA playoffs
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# Playoffs

Giannis powers Bucks over Celtics in NBA playoffs

May 1st 2022, 9:16 PM 3,924 Views 0 Comments

The Greek star delivered a triple-double with 24 points, 13 rebounds and 12 assists.

Grizzlies prevail after Wolves collapse again in NBA playoffs
# Success
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# Success

Grizzlies prevail after Wolves collapse again in NBA playoffs

Apr 30th 2022, 10:00 AM 1,654 Views 0 Comments

Desmond Bane scored 23 points to inspire a stunning win.

Paul perfection as Suns clinch series, Sixers, Mavs advance
# Rising Suns
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# Rising Suns

Paul perfection as Suns clinch series, Sixers, Mavs advance

Apr 29th 2022, 9:02 AM 1,566 Views 0 Comments

It was an emotional return to New Orleans for Paul.

Curry shines as Warriors advance, Bucks rout Bulls in NBA playoffs
# Curry And Spice
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# Curry And Spice

Curry shines as Warriors advance, Bucks rout Bulls in NBA playoffs

Apr 28th 2022, 8:03 AM 2,687 Views 0 Comments

The Warriors will now face either the Memphis Grizzlies or Minnesota Timberwolves in the Western Conference semi-finals.

Morant sinks Wolves in thriller, depleted Heat down Hawks
# NBA Playoffs
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# NBA Playoffs

Morant sinks Wolves in thriller, depleted Heat down Hawks

Apr 27th 2022, 8:03 AM 1,829 Views 0 Comments

The Grizzlies conjured an epic late fightback to stun the Minnesota Timberwolves 111-109.

Nuggets stay alive as Bucks, Heat move one win from advancing in NBA playoffs
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# Wrap

Nuggets stay alive as Bucks, Heat move one win from advancing in NBA playoffs

Apr 25th 2022, 8:07 AM 2,070 Views 0 Comments

Last year’s MVP Nikola Jokic led the way for Denver with 37 points.

Brooklyn on the brink as Boston Celtics dominate Nets with 3-0 play-off lead
# Hoops
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# Hoops

Brooklyn on the brink as Boston Celtics dominate Nets with 3-0 play-off lead

Apr 24th 2022, 10:10 AM 3,285 Views 0 Comments

The Toronto Raptors stayed alive while the Utah Jazz and Minnesota Timberwolves also pulled level.

Siakam powers Raptors over Sixers to avoid NBA sweep
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# NBA

Siakam powers Raptors over Sixers to avoid NBA sweep

Apr 23rd 2022, 11:10 PM 2,336 Views 0 Comments

The 76ers still lead the Raptors 3-1 in the best-of-seven first round series.

Hawks hold off Heat, Bucks thrash Bulls in NBA playoffs
# Wrap
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# Wrap

Hawks hold off Heat, Bucks thrash Bulls in NBA playoffs

Apr 23rd 2022, 9:42 AM 1,729 Views 0 Comments

Trae Young delivered the game-winner for Atlanta.

Sixers win on Embiid stunner as Celtics rally but Bucks fall
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# NBA

Sixers win on Embiid stunner as Celtics rally but Bucks fall

Apr 21st 2022, 10:49 AM 2,300 Views 0 Comments

Embiid scored a game-high 33 points and grabbed a game-high 13 rebounds as the visiting Sixers rallied from a 17-point deficit to seize a 3-0 lead in the best-of-seven series.

Pelicans shock Suns in NBA playoffs while Heat, Grizzlies win
# Sun Down
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# Sun Down

Pelicans shock Suns in NBA playoffs while Heat, Grizzlies win

Apr 20th 2022, 8:41 AM 2,118 Views 0 Comments

Pelicans level series against the Suns ahead of game three in New Orleans.

Brunson's 41 leads Mavs over Utah as Warriors and Sixers win in NBA playoffs
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# Wrap

Brunson's 41 leads Mavs over Utah as Warriors and Sixers win in NBA playoffs

Apr 19th 2022, 8:01 AM 1,692 Views 0 Comments

In other playoff games, the Philadelphia 76ers seized a 2-0 series lead by beating Toronto 112-97 and Golden State ripped Denver 126-106 for a 2-0 series edge.

Warriors take Curry's return while Jazz and Sixers also win NBA playoff openers
# Game 1
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# Game 1

Warriors take Curry's return while Jazz and Sixers also win NBA playoff openers

Apr 17th 2022, 10:09 AM 2,844 Views 0 Comments

‘It was nice to just be out there with my guys,’ said Curry after Golden State’s Game 1 victory.

Hawks, Pelicans book final NBA playoff berths
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# NBA

Hawks, Pelicans book final NBA playoff berths

Apr 16th 2022, 8:30 AM 1,644 Views 0 Comments

The Hawks erased a double-digit halftime deficit in the play-in contest to line up a first-round series with Eastern Conference top seeds Miami.

Steph Curry 'very optimistic' that he'll win fitness race for Warriors' playoff opener
# Golden State Of Mind
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# Golden State Of Mind

Steph Curry 'very optimistic' that he'll win fitness race for Warriors' playoff opener

Apr 15th 2022, 9:55 AM 1,731 Views 0 Comments

The Warriors opener their series against Nikola Jokic and the Denver Nuggets on Saturday.

Hawks sting Hornets, Pelicans sink Spurs
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# NBA

Hawks sting Hornets, Pelicans sink Spurs

Apr 14th 2022, 9:51 AM 1,776 Views 0 Comments

Atlanta will now face Cleveland in the final round of the play-in tournament on Friday, where a place in the first round of the Eastern Conference playoffs will be up for grabs.

Kyrie Irving delivers near-flawless display for Brooklyn to set-up playoff showdown with Boston
# Play-in Tournament
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# Play-in Tournament

Kyrie Irving delivers near-flawless display for Brooklyn to set-up playoff showdown with Boston

Apr 13th 2022, 8:20 AM 2,681 Views 0 Comments

He dropped 34 points and 12 assists to fire the Brooklyn Nets into the NBA playoffs.

LA Lakers sack head coach after failure to reach NBA playoffs
# Out The Door
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# Out The Door

LA Lakers sack head coach after failure to reach NBA playoffs

Apr 11th 2022, 8:19 PM 4,420 Views 1 Comment

Frank Vogel has paid the price for a disappointing season.

Irving and Durant hold off Pacers' rally to seal Nets' home advantage for play-in
# Nothing But Nets
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# Nothing But Nets

Irving and Durant hold off Pacers' rally to seal Nets' home advantage for play-in

Apr 11th 2022, 6:02 AM 1,723 Views 0 Comments

Elsewhere, there was a bizarre cameo appearance by Jrue Holiday in the Bucks’ loss to Cleveland.

The first NBA player with MS and the rest of the week's best sportswriting
# Sportswriting
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# Sportswriting

The first NBA player with MS and the rest of the week's best sportswriting

Apr 10th 2022, 8:30 AM 3,968 Views 0 Comments

A selection of various pieces that caught our eye this week.

LeBron James' season is over
# Setback
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# Setback

LeBron James' season is over

Apr 8th 2022, 11:05 PM 5,574 Views 1 Comment

The crisis-hit NBA giants confirmed the news on Friday.

Sixers, Celtics losses seal Miami top spot
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# NBA

Sixers, Celtics losses seal Miami top spot

Apr 8th 2022, 8:51 AM 1,552 Views 0 Comments

The Celtics were outgunned 127-121 by the Bucks in Milwaukee while the Raptors edged out Philadelphia 119-114 in Toronto.

Celtics march on, Durant sparks Nets comeback
# Playoff Seedings
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# Playoff Seedings

Celtics march on, Durant sparks Nets comeback

Apr 7th 2022, 8:35 AM 2,602 Views 0 Comments

The identity of the six automatic playoff teams in the East is already settled.

LeBron-less Lakers out of NBA postseason contention after Suns rout
# Wrap
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# Wrap

LeBron-less Lakers out of NBA postseason contention after Suns rout

Apr 6th 2022, 9:04 AM 3,461 Views 1 Comment

Los Angeles were officially eliminated from playoff contention after a seventh straight defeat.

Hawks hold off Nets despite Durant's 55, Warriors into playoffs
# Play-in Race
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# Play-in Race

Hawks hold off Nets despite Durant's 55, Warriors into playoffs

Apr 3rd 2022, 10:32 AM 2,306 Views 2 Comments

The Hawks grabbed their fifth straight win to move into eighth place in the East.

Record-setting Giannis lifts Bucks over Nets
# Bucks Fizz
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# Bucks Fizz

Record-setting Giannis lifts Bucks over Nets

Apr 1st 2022, 9:02 AM 1,790 Views 0 Comments

Milwaukee superstar Antetokounmpo finished with 44 points, 14 rebounds and six assists in the victory.

Miami and Dallas book NBA playoffs, Warriors miss chance to join them From The42

Miami and Dallas book NBA playoffs, Warriors miss chance to join them

Mar 31st 2022, 8:55 AM 1,900 Views 0 Comments

Jimmy Butler scored 24 points as the Heat defeated the Boston Celtics.

Antetokounmpo denies Embiid, LeBron-less Lakers fall to 'Mavs
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# NBA

Antetokounmpo denies Embiid, LeBron-less Lakers fall to 'Mavs

Mar 30th 2022, 8:14 AM 2,100 Views 0 Comments

A round-up of the overnight action.

Siakam and Raptors upset Celtics, Warriors' problems continue
# NBA
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# NBA

Siakam and Raptors upset Celtics, Warriors' problems continue

Mar 29th 2022, 7:19 AM 2,197 Views 2 Comments

Coach Steve Kerr was ejected as Golden State’s problems continued with a third straight loss.

Warriors halt three-game losing streak without injured Curry, Kyrie dazzles for Brooklyn
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# NBA

Warriors halt three-game losing streak without injured Curry, Kyrie dazzles for Brooklyn

Mar 24th 2022, 8:48 AM 1,880 Views 6 Comments

Jordan Poole scored 30 points in the win over Miami.

Giannis back as Bucks thump Bulls
# Hardy Bucks
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# Hardy Bucks

Giannis back as Bucks thump Bulls

Mar 23rd 2022, 8:49 AM 1,624 Views 0 Comments

The Greek star hauled in 17 rebounds and added five assists.

LeBron drops 38-point triple double in triumphant homecoming
# MVP
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# MVP

LeBron drops 38-point triple double in triumphant homecoming

Mar 22nd 2022, 8:27 AM 3,468 Views 2 Comments

38 points, 11 rebounds and 12 assists for the Lakers star in Cleveland.

Embiid sparks Sixers, Durant leads Nets comeback
# Hoops
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# Hoops

Embiid sparks Sixers, Durant leads Nets comeback

Mar 19th 2022, 9:37 AM 1,623 Views 0 Comments

The win saw the Sixers improve to 43-26 in the Eastern Conference, three games back from conference leaders Miami.

Towns scores season-high 60 points as Wolves maul Spurs in NBA
# Wrap
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# Wrap

Towns scores season-high 60 points as Wolves maul Spurs in NBA

Mar 15th 2022, 7:49 AM 1,708 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile Steph Curry bagged his seventh 40-point game of the season as the Golden State Warriors beat the Washington Wizards.

Durant hits 53 to down Knicks in New York derby and calls for change in vaccine mandate
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# NBA

Durant hits 53 to down Knicks in New York derby and calls for change in vaccine mandate

Mar 14th 2022, 8:13 AM 2,641 Views 1 Comment

Kevin Durant’s Brooklyn Nets team-mate Kyrie Irving couldn’t play but sat courtside as a spectator.

Klay Thompson scores 38 to lead Warriors over Bucks
# Nba Wrap
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# Nba Wrap

Klay Thompson scores 38 to lead Warriors over Bucks

Mar 13th 2022, 11:19 AM 1,824 Views 0 Comments

The Warriors ended the Bucks’ six-game win streak.

Booker stars as Suns beat Heat to seal NBA playoff berth
# Wrap
From The42
# Wrap

Booker stars as Suns beat Heat to seal NBA playoff berth

Mar 10th 2022, 7:47 AM 1,583 Views 0 Comments

Elsewhere, Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 43 points as reigning NBA champions Milwaukee Bucks beat Atlanta.

Embiid enhances MVP credentials in 76ers win over Bulls, Popovich edges closer to record
# NBA
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# NBA

Embiid enhances MVP credentials in 76ers win over Bulls, Popovich edges closer to record

Mar 8th 2022, 8:13 AM 2,240 Views 0 Comments

A round-up of the night’s NBA action.