NBA Playoffs

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May 15, 2018 - 9:58 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Jaylen Brown scored 23 points and the Boston Celtics withstood a 42-point night by LeBron James to beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 107-94 on Tuesday night and take a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference finals. Terry Rozier added 18 points, while Al Horford finished with 15 points and 10...
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May 13, 2018 - 6:04 pm
Boston put a 108-83- beatdown on the Cavs behind 44 combined points from Jaylen Brown and Marcus Morris.
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USA Today Sports/ Greg M. Cooper
May 10, 2018 - 10:47 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Boston playoff star Jayson Tatum and Cleveland coach Tyronn Lue are cousins. The Cavaliers and Celtics might as well be. The Eastern Conference's top two teams have been intertwined for more than a year — from a summer blockbuster trade, from opening night, from afar. Although...
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May 07, 2018 - 11:20 pm
LeBron James is headed to his eighth straight Eastern Conference Finals, the last four of which have come with Cleveland.
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May 07, 2018 - 8:56 pm
The series will shift back to Boston Wednesday after a chippy night in Philadelphia.
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USA Today Sports/ Ken Blaze
May 06, 2018 - 11:20 am
By TOM WITHERS/AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) - LeBron James banked in a running one-hander at the buzzer, giving Cleveland a 105-103 win over Toronto on Saturday night in Game 3 and shoving the Raptors to the edge of their most devastating playoff exit. After the Raptors tied it on rookie OG...
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USA Today Sports/ Tom Szczerbowski
May 04, 2018 - 12:30 am
TORONTO (AP) — Watching LeBron James at shootaround, Kevin Love knew something special was in store. Maybe not the fadeaway jumpers James kept making, each seemingly with a higher degree of difficulty than the last, but he was sure there would be something. "This morning you could just sense it,"...
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USA Today Sports/ Bob DeChiara
May 04, 2018 - 12:00 am
BOSTON (AP) Rookie Jayson Tatum scored 21 points and hit a pair of free throws in the closing second, and the Boston Celtics rallied from a 22-point deficit to beat the Philadelphia 76ers 108-103 on Thursday night and take a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinals. Terry Rozier added 20...
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USA Today Sports/John E. Sokolowski
May 01, 2018 - 11:44 pm
By IAN HARRISON/Associated Press TORONTO (AP) - LeBron James had 26 points, 13 assists and 11 rebounds, J.R. Smith scored 20 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Toronto Raptors 113-112 in overtime on Tuesday night to win Game 1 of their second-round playoff series. Kyle Korver scored 19...
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April 30, 2018 - 11:16 pm
Boston took a 1-0 series lead.
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