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Their status has never changed since the day Kevin Durant announced his intention to join an already-dominant group: favorites, possibly big ones, and possibly one of the most loaded rosters of all time . This is exactly why the Warriors brought in Durant . Warriors: Andre Iguodala played his 100th playoff game. Both Curry's and Klay Thompson's offensive games have taken a hit, especially Thompson, who had a mere six points last night.
  • Bulls coach: Isaiah Thomas 'impossible to guard' cuz he travels

    Bulls coach: Isaiah Thomas 'impossible to guard' cuz he travels

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    He said we looked like a team that wasn't having fun. We've just got to play for one another and play for the moment at hand, which is the playoffs, and have fun with it. The win negated a spectacular night from Gordon Hayward, who scored a career-high 40 points for the Jazz. Johnson played six minutes. However, only US$3 million (AU$3.9 million) of his 2017-18 salary will be guaranteed if the Bulls release the guard before June 30.
  • Nene Forward out of Rockets' NBA playoff push

    Nene Forward out of Rockets' NBA playoff push

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    This forced Mike D'Antoni to go with Ryan Anderson at center for a long stretch. They know they aren't likely to win a shootout, so they are slowing the pace and keeping Houston from getting in transition. "It's all about tempo". 'He's the guy you always want on the bus when you're going into the alley or trying to find a pickup game. Gordon was especially efficient, scoring 22 points on 8-of-13 shooting, highlighted by 3s on back-to-back possessions to begin the fourth quarter that ...
  • Patrick Beverley Gives Emotional Press Conference About Late Grandfather

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    Nene, a 15-year veteran in his first season with the Rockets, averaged 10 points and 4.7 rebounds in nine postseason games this year. He was the star. WASHINGTON - Bradley Beal scored 29 points and Washington used a 26-0 third-quarter run to beat Boston on Sunday night to tie the series at two games apiece.
  • Barca and Madrid both win to maintain title head to head

    Barca and Madrid both win to maintain title head to head

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    It was a game that Barcelona deserved to win as they dominated the match 69-31 per cent. Lionel Messi was again the chief architect, scoring twice and setting up another. "We know how hard it is to play against Barcelona at the Camp Nou ". But the issue for Barcelona is that while their three danger men's numbers have slightly tailed off in relation to previous campaigns - Messi excluded - no one has been able to take advantage of the fact that the attention opposition players pay ...
  • Washington not done yet, force Game 7 Wednesday

    Washington not done yet, force Game 7 Wednesday

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    Evgeny Kuznetsov and Alex Ovechkin scored 27 seconds apart in the third period as the host Washington Capitals avoided elimination by beating the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-2 in Game 5 on Saturday night. So he can't do that this whole series. "They just got some momentum", Crosby said. Brian Dumoulin , who has been playing over twenty minutes per game, is most likely playing hurt .
  • Capitals rally late to force Game 6 against the Penguins

    Capitals rally late to force Game 6 against the Penguins

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    With players due pay raises and salary-cap constraints looming this summer, this playoff run is the last for the best team to surround Ovechkin, and the window is closing for the 31-year-old to win a Stanley Cup. Anything else would require them reaching a level they have not yet shown they are capable of this postseason as now constructed. The early dominance of the Caps "D" set the tone for a night in which Pittsburgh's high-flying offense, which found success even without Crosby and ...
  • Tigers' Miguel Cabrera expected to come off DL on Tuesday

    Tigers' Miguel Cabrera expected to come off DL on Tuesday

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    The Indians, who entered Wednesday night's game against the Tigers a half-game out of first place in the AL Central, will have to make do without Kluber for at least a little while. "That's impactful. He's had a lot to deal with". This was Almonte's first start in center field this year, and that play was the only one which presented any challenge for him.
  • Indians place Corey Kluber on the disabled list

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    There was no random variation involved Monday. He allowed four walks and struck out five. He struck out four before being removed with discomfort in his lower back. Martinez took advantage of Cleveland's shifted infield, bunting down the third-base line to reach easily as he led off the fifth. Cleveland has played 27 games - exactly one sixth of the regular season - and Miller has pitched 13 2/3 innings.
  • NHL PLAYOFFS Washington not done yet, force Game 7 Wednesday

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    Oshie. That unit played well together and brought a physicality to the rink that would be useful against teams such as the Capitals and Columbus Blue Jackets. This time , there would be no response by the Penguins. "Play simple. Play physical". When the Penguins went on a power play 11:03 into the second period, they had five shots on goal for the game and then failed to record one during the man-advantage.
  • Don't Dismiss Corbyn, Says Former Tory Chief Whip

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    The results are still partial, with only about 2,500 of the 4,851 seats declared. Party spokesman John McDonnell described the results as tough, but "it hasn't been the wipe-out that some people predicted or the polls predicted". The Conservatives made sweeping advances across the United Kingdom, gaining more than 500 councillors, winning tightly-fought battles for elected mayors in the West Midlands and Tees Valley and forcing Labour into third place in its former stronghold of Scotland.