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Kevin Durant scored 38 points, Stephen Curry added 21 playing with five fouls, and the Golden State Warriors dominated from the opening tip to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 132-105 Thursday night and take a 2-1 lead in their first-round playoff series.
While the Raptors undoubtedly practised load management in the past, it became a thing when Kawhi Leonard arrived. Coming off a serious quadriceps injury that sidelined him for all but nine games last season with San Antonio, the Raptors were cautious with their new star
Kyrie Irving scored 37 points and the Boston Celtics rallied late in the fourth quarter to beat the Indiana Pacers 99-91 on Wednesday night and take a 2-0 lead in their best-of-seven, first-round series.
Only a few weeks ago, Marc Gasol figured he was facing another long off-season, the star centre of a Memphis Grizzlies team out of the playoff picture for the second consecutive year.
The "Drake curse" reared it's ugly head yet again, only this time Italy's A.S. Roma decided to take matters in their own hands. The soccer club has banned all players from taking photos with the Canadian and Grammy award-winning artist following the worst defeat in recent history by a team in the French league.
Jamal Murray missed his first eight shots before a scorching fourth quarter in which he scored 21 of his 24 points, leading the Denver Nuggets past the San Antonio Spurs 114-105 on Tuesday night and knotting their playoff series at a game apiece.
Kawhi Leonard scored 17 of his 37 points in the third quarter and Kyle Lowry added 22 to bounce back from his scoreless performance in Game 1 as the Toronto Raptors throttled the Orlando Magic 111-82 on Tuesday.
The Olympic basketball tournament has been shortened for the 2020 Tokyo Games to cut the number of group matches from five to three for each team.
Landry Shamet hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 16.5 seconds left, Stephen Curry couldn't answer on the other end, and the Los Angeles Clippers climbed back from a 31 points down to stun the Golden State Warriors 135-131 on Monday night and even their first-round playoff series at one game apiece.
Raptors coach Nick Nurse pointed the finger at himself for Lowry's offensive woes. The five-time all-star guard scored zero points in Toronto's 104-101 loss to Orlando in the series opener on Saturday, suddenly switching the script on this much-anticipated post-season run.
Damian Lillard scored 30 points and the third-seeded Portland Trail Blazers opened their playoff series against the No. 6 Oklahoma City Thunder with a 104-99 victory on Sunday.
The Scotiabank Arena crowd let out a collective groan when Kyle Lowry's two free throws bluntly bounced off the rim in the third quarter Saturday night. It was Lowry's night summed up in two off-target shots.
D.J. Augustin scored 25 points including a three-pointer with three seconds left to lead the Orlando Magic to a 104-101 victory Saturday over the Toronto Raptors to open the playoffs.
A person with direct knowledge of the agreement says Luke Walton will become coach of the Sacramento Kings, just a day after parting ways with the Los Angeles Lakers following three losing seasons.
Boucher and Birch followed a handful of other Montrealers into the NBA including Joel Anthony, a two-time NBA champion with Miami, three-time NBA champion Bill Wennington, and former Philadelphia 76ers forward Sam Dalembert. Arizona State guard Luguentz Dort recently announced he's entered this year's NBA draft.
Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka announced Walton's departure Friday, three days after the abrupt resignation of president of basketball operations Magic Johnson. Pelinka called Walton leaving a mutual decision.
Florida point guard Andrew Nembhard has entered the NBA draft. The Canadian started every game for the Gators in 2018-19, finishing with the fourth-most single-season assists (196) in school history.
Toronto Raptors forward OG Anunoby has undergone an emergency appendectomy after being diagnosed with acute appendicitis.