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Pelicans look to pull off sweep of Trail Blazers
With a win , the Pelicans would become the first team seeded sixth or lower to sweep a first-round series since 2001.
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Heat’s Justise Winslow fined $15,000 for stepping on Embiid’s mask
Miami's Justise Winslow has been fined $15,000 by the NBA for attempting to damage Philadelphia center Joel Embiid's facemask during Game 3 of their playoff series.
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Shaq attacks verse in new TV series "Poetry in America"
Shaquille O'Neal now can call himself "The Big Shakespeare."
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LeBron James bought Cavs teammates matching designer suits to wear to game tonight
I'm still trying to decide if this is cool or a little too Stepford. 
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Stephen Curry to begin “modified” practices with Warriors
The target has always been a return somewhere during the second round, and that still seems to be on track.
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Kenyon Martin: I once played high
Martin played for Nets, Nuggets, Clippers, Knicks and Bucks in 15-year career
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Nuggets president Tim Connelly: Next season playoffs or bust
Michael Malone returning as Denver's coach
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Adam Silver: NBA could eventually reseed in conference finals
FAR more likely than 1-16 seeding
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Knicks owner James Dolan: Jeff Hornacek ‘way behind’ in dealing with modern players
Steve Mills and Scott Perry also detail Hornacek's failings
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76ers in their feelings about garbage-time shots (video)
Heat took one in Game 2, and Philadelphia tried for revenge in Game 3
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Hassan Whiteside frustrated he’s a non-factor for Heat again
Hassan Whiteside's numbers are down. He's trying not to be the same way.
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Report: Stan Van Gundy to meet with Pistons’ owner next week
If he loses his GM title, would Van Gundy stay on as coach?
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Report: Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer no longer considering Suns job
The Suns need someone to guide their young star in Devin Booker. Budenholzer won't be that guide.
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Warriors beat Spurs in glum Game 3
Kevin Durant and Shaun Livingston leave with late ankle injuries
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Pelicans move one game away from sweep after bashing Blazers in Game 3
The Pelicans seemingly couldn't miss from 3-point range, and Nikola Mirotic had a career-high 30 points as the Blazers are a game away from elimination.
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Steve Kerr, Tony Parker, and Manu Ginobili celebrate the life of Erin Popovich (VIDEO)
Kerr said Erin was, "The sort of balance that Pop needed."
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Justise Winslow stepped on Joel Embiid’s mask (VIDEO)
Hopefully he has some backups just in case the first couple sets get broken.
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Tractors worth $50,000 stolen from Scottie Pippen’s farm
Authorities in rural Arkansas are investigating the theft of more than $50,000 worth of equipment from a farm owned by former NBA star Scottie Pippen.
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Bucks’ Jabari Parker “frustrated,” wants more playing time
It's going to be an interesting summer for Parker as a restricted free agent.
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Sixers’ Joel Embiid upgraded to “probable,” will start in Game 3 Thursday
Everything you saw in the first two games of this Maimi/Philadelphia playoff series you can throw out in the trash.
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PBT Podcast: NBA first round playoff series breakdowns
Could LeBron James and the Cavaliers get knocked out in the first round?
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76ers: Joel Embiid doubtful for Game 3 against Heat
Embiid with Philadelphia for practice
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PBT Extra: Disciplined Celtics highlight bad habits of Milwaukee Bucks
The Greek Freak has been great, but his team is still down 0-2.
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Ettore Messina to coach Spurs in Game 3 following death of Gregg Popovich’s wife
Messina was previous head coach in Europe
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Report: Knicks to interview Kenny Smith for head-coaching job
TNT analyst has no coaching, front-office experience
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Brent Barry remembers Erin Popovich
Brent Barry discusses how much the Spurs appreciated Erin Popovich and that Joel Embiid needs to be in the 76ers' starting lineup right away.
LeBron James is super human in playoffs
LeBron James proves that he's still super human with his playoffs performances.
PBT Extra: If Portland is going to turn series around it starts with Damian Lillard
For Portland, it all begins and ends with Lillard and it's on him to start the turnaround.
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Rockets easily overcome James Harden’s horrid shooting night, win Game 2 over Timberwolves
Houston clearly a different team than last season
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Mitchell helps Jazz even series vs. Thunder
Utah rookie Donovan Mitchell had 13 points in the fourth quarter.
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LeBron's 46 points lead Cavaliers over Pacers
What was Nate McMillan thinking with Victor Oladipo's playing time?
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Gregg Popovich’s wife, Erin, dies
She and Spurs coach were married for 40 years
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PBT Extra: Joel Embiid wants to play, he will change series when he does
Embiid's status for Game 3 is not yet known, and may not be until game time Thursday.
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Which tanking owner berated his coach for winning?
Assessing the four possible teams
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PBT Extra: Things not good between Spurs, Kawhi Leonard, but not near a trade yet
Things are not good right now. but the Spurs are not close to trading him, either.
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Bucks' bad habits are coming back to bite them
The Celtics are up 2-0 on the Bucks because Boston knows their system, while the Milwaukee Bucks doesn't know who they are yet.
Blazers need Lillard to step up
If the Portland Tralblazers are to come back in their series against the New Orleans Pelicans, they'll need Damian Lillard to make a bigger impact.
Embiid's return will be a game changer for Sixers
Joel Embiid is cleared to play by the NBA, but the Sixers are keeping him on the sideline. Until he returns, Philly needs to play consistent defense against the Heat.
Too soon to say if Spurs trade Kawhi Leonard
Rumors of the San Antonio Spurs potentially trading Kawhi Leonard are far from a guarantee, Kurt Helin says.
LeBron James says Cavs’ roster changes, search for identity hurt team’s playoff preparation
What happened to the Cavaliers in Game 1? LeBron James thinks he has the answer.
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Can Bradley Beal get his groove back?
Bradley Beal has shot 27.3 percent from three and 16.7 percent on catch-and-shoots in the first two games.
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