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NBA Playoffs: Nuggets, Suns advance; Hawks reduce deficit on Celtics
Nikola Jokic had a triple-double and Jamal Murray scored 35 points as the Denver Nuggets eliminated the Minnesota Timberwolves in Game 5 of their first-round playoff series.
NBA Playoffs: Jayson Tatum lifts Celtics over Nets in buzzer beater; Heat, Bucks win
Tatum scored 31 points to lead the Celtics, who thwarted a fourth-quarter comeback bid by the Nets to take a 1-0 lead in the best-of-seven series.
NBA: Atlanta Hawks, New Orleans Pelicans book final playoff berths
Hawks erased a double-digit halftime deficit in the play-in contest to line up a first-round series with Eastern Conference top seeds Miami
NBA: Stephen Curry scores 50 as Warriors stay hot with win over Hawks; Nuggets beat Heat
It was the 10th career 50-point game for the 33-year-old Curry, who passed Wilt Chamberlain to become the oldest player in NBA history with a 50-point, 10-assist game
NA: Demar DeRozan, Zach LaVine help Bulls beat Raptors for fourth straight win
Nikola Vucevic scored 17 points and Lonzo Ball had 15 as the Bulls won their fourth straight meeting with Toronto. Ball shot 5 for 9 from 3-point range.
NBA: Nets to sign Kevin Durant to four-year extension, Lakers add Carmelo Anthony
The extension, which he becomes eligible to officially sign after Saturday, is expected to vault Durant past $500 million in NBA career earnings.
NBA: Bucks beat Hawks to win series 4-2, head to NBA Finals for first time since 1974
Khris Middleton scored 32 points, including a run of 16 straight in a decisive third quarter that carried the Bucks to a 118-107 victory over the upstart Atlanta Hawks in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals Saturday night.
NBA: Without Giannis Antetokounmpo, Bucks beat Hawks 123-112 for 3-2 series lead
Brook Lopez scored a playoff career-high 33 points to lead a balanced attack and the Bucks never trailed in a 123-112 victory over the Hawks on Thursday night that gave them a 3-2 lead in the Eastern Conference finals.
NBA: Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo to miss playoff clash against Atlanta Hawks after injuring knee
Antetokounmpo, who suffered a hyperextended left knee during the Bucks defeat to Atlanta on Tuesday, had initially been listed as doubtful for game five in Milwaukee.
NBA: Bucks stifle Trae Young, trounce Hawks 125-91 to tie East finals at 1-1
The Bucks never trailed, scored 20 straight points late in the second quarter and led by at least 30 throughout the second half.
NBA Playoffs: Trae Young scores 48 to power Hawks over Bucks in opening game of Eastern Conference finals
Young had the most points by any player making his conference finals debut since the NBA adopted the conference format 50 years ago.
NBA: Hawks head to Eastern Conference finals after Game 7 win over 76ers
Young made a late 3-pointer and scored 21 points to help Atlanta win for the third time in the series in Philadelphia, a 103-96 victory over the top-seeded 76ers on Sunday night in Game 7.
NBA: Clippers beat Jazz to reach their maiden conference final; 76ers force Game 7 against Hawks
It is the second straight series Los Angeles has dropped the first two games and come back to advance. The fourth-seeded Clippers will face second-seeded Phoenix in the Western Conference finals.
NBA: Atlanta Hawks, Philadelphia 76ers to lock horns for a place in Eastern Conference finals
In the Western Conference, top seeds Utah outclassed the Memphis Grizzlies 126-110 to wrap up a 4-1 win in the best-of-seven series, with Donovan Mitchell's 30-point haul steering the Jazz into the next round.
NBA: Suns beat Lakers to tie series; Nets rout Celtics, Boston fan arrested for throwing bottle
Before a last-minute surge, Los Angeles struggled in the absence of starters Davis and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, who injured his knee in Game 3.
NBA: Jayson Tatum scores 50 points, Celtics cut deficit on Nets; Clippers get back series against Mavs
After scoring 50 points in Boston's play-in tournament victory, Tatum struggled in the two games in Brooklyn but steadied the Celtics in Game 3
NBA: Philadelphia 76ers, New York Knicks, Utah Jazz ban unruly fans as league promises 'respectful' environment
The unnamed fan triggered uproar on Wednesday after showering injured Washington ace Westbrook with popcorn as he left the court during game two of the Wizards' Eastern Conference playoff series against the Sixers.
NBA: Devin Booker, Deandre Ayton lead Suns past Lakers in playoff debuts
It was the first playoff game for several Suns players, including Booker, Ayton and Mikal Bridges, but they didn't look like post-season rookies against LeBron James and the Lakers.
NBA: Lakers and Warriors set for 7-8 play-in clash in LA; Jazz finish with No 1 seed
No 7 Los Angeles will host No 8 Golden State in the Western Conference play-in with the winner taking the seventh seed and a spot against Phoenix and the loser having to play another game to determine the eighth seed.
NBA: Atlanta Hawks, New York Knicks seal playoffs berth; LA Lakers edge closer with victory over Houston Rockets
The Atlanta Hawks clinched their first playoff berth since 2016 with a 120-116 come-from-behind victory over the Washington Wizards, and the New York Knicks were assured of their first post-season spot since 2013 when the Boston Celtics fell 102-94 to the Cleveland Cavaliers.