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Curry powers Warriors over Blazers in series opener

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Stephen Curry drained nine three-pointers on the way to 36 points Tuesday to propel the Golden State Warriors to a 116-94 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers in game one of the NBA Western …

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New Orleans Pelicans will pick first in NBA draft

CHICAGO, United States (AFP) — The New Orleans Pelicans won the NBA draft lottery on Tuesday and will have the chance to make collegiate superstar Zion Williamson the top pick on June 20. The New York Knicks, Cleveland Cavaliers and …

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Leonard, Raptors finish off Embiid, Sixers in Game 7 thriller

  By Tennie Sumague EBC New York Bureau TORONTO, ON (Eagle News) – An epic Game 7 between the Toronto Raptors and the Philadelphia 76ers provided an unforeseen dramatic closing to a hard-fought series, which can best be described as ‘poetry …

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Lakers confirm Vogel is new head coach

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — The Los Angeles Lakers confirmed Monday that former Indiana Pacers and Orlando Magic coach Frank Vogel had singed a multi-year contract to coach the storied NBA franchise. The announcement follows multiple media reports at …

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Injured Durant to miss Warriors’ series opener

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Golden state star Kevin Durant has been ruled out of Tuesday’s first game of the NBA Western Conference finals and coach Steve Kerr said he could miss more of the best-of-seven series against the …

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Curry brother rivalry adds spice to NBA Western Conference finals

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Golden State Warriors superstar guard Stephen Curry and Portland Trail Blazers guard Seth Curry will make a little history when they clash in the NBA’s Western Conference finals starting on Tuesday. According to the …

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Raptors, Trail Blazers clinch game sevens to reach NBA final four

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Kawhi Leonard bounced in the game-winning shot at the buzzer as the Toronto Raptors advanced to the Eastern Conference finals with a 92-90 win over the visiting Philadelphia 76ers in a heart-stopping game seven …

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Sixers roar past Raptors to force game seven

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Jimmy Butler scored 25 points while Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid had bounce-back games as the Philadelphia 76ers staved off elimination with a 112-101 win over Toronto to force game seven. Butler also had …

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Durant will miss Warriors game in Houston with calf strain

SAN FRANCISCO, United States (AFP) — Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant will miss Friday’s NBA playoff game at Houston after an MRI scan revealed a strained right calf, the reigning league champions announced Thursday. Durant, averaging a league-best 34.2 …

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Warriors hold off Rockets, Durant suffers right leg injury

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Golden State pulled out a 104-99 victory over the Houston Rockets on Wednesday as the Warriors survived the loss of superstar Kevin Durant to grab a 3-2 lead in their second round NBA playoff …

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Bucks rout Celtics, become first to reach NBA final four

LOS ANGLES, United States (AFP) — Milwaukee became the first team to reach the NBA’s final four as the top-seeded Bucks beat the visiting Boston Celtics with a 116-91 series-clinching victory on Wednesday. The Bucks used balanced scoring and a …

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Cyclists brave dampening rain at 5 Boro Bike Tour

By Patrick Ivan Palugod EBC New Jersey Bureau NEW YORK (Eagle News) – Anxious cyclists refreshed their weather apps constantly during the week leading up to the 42nd Annual TD Bank 5 Boro Bike Tour in hopes of seeing sunshine …

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