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NBA: Ja Morant stars in Grizzlies’ win over Rockets; Jokic’s triple-double helps Nuggets win
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NBA: Ja Morant stars in Grizzlies’ win over Rockets; Jokic’s triple-double helps Nuggets win

Morant had another great game after scoring 34 points in the opener to lead Memphis to a 115-112 overtime victory over the Knicks.

NBA MVP Nikola Jokic re-signs with Nuggets in record $264 million deal: Reports
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NBA MVP Nikola Jokic re-signs with Nuggets in record $264 million deal: Reports

Jokic, drafted in the second round by the Nuggets in 2014, indicated after Denver fell to the Warriors in the playoffs that he wasn't interested in moving.

NBA Playoffs: Warriors take Steph Curry's return; Jazz, Sixers win openers
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NBA Playoffs: Warriors take Steph Curry's return; Jazz, Sixers win openers

Curry, sidelined since 16 March, had 16 points on 5-of-13 shooting from the floor with three rebounds, four assists and a steal over 22 minutes off the bench as the host Warriors took a 1-0 lead

NBA: MVP Nikola Jokic stars in Nuggets' 113-99 win over Knicks; Spurs defeat Warriors
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NBA: MVP Nikola Jokic stars in Nuggets' 113-99 win over Knicks; Spurs defeat Warriors

Jokic connected on 14 of his 19 shots from the floor and handed out five assists in just under 27 minutes on court in his third game back since missing four games in late November with a wrist injury.

NBA: Stephen Curry scores 50 as Warriors stay hot with win over Hawks; Nuggets beat Heat
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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

NBA: Denver Nuggets escape with close win over Houston Rockets; Miami Heat cool off Utah Jazz
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NBA: Denver Nuggets escape with close win over Houston Rockets; Miami Heat cool off Utah Jazz

The Nuggets survived a late scare to edge the slumping Houston Rockets 95-94 on Saturday. In Miami, host Heat used a balanced offense to win for the sixth time in their last seven by beating the Utah Jazz 118-115

NBA: Denver Nuggets' Nikola Jokic becomes lowest draft pick ever to win MVP award
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NBA: Denver Nuggets' Nikola Jokic becomes lowest draft pick ever to win MVP award

Jokic has been a rare everyday player this season, a big man who logged big minutes. He's the only player to start all of his team's regular-season games in the last two seasons, being on the floor for tip-off all 145 times.

NBA: Suns eliminate defending champions Lakers, advance to second round; Nuggets beat Trail Blazers
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NBA: Suns eliminate defending champions Lakers, advance to second round; Nuggets beat Trail Blazers

Jae Crowder scored 18 points for the second-seeded Suns, who won three consecutive games to send LeBron James to a first-round series loss for the first time in his 18-year NBA career.

NBA: Phoenix Suns defeat leaves LeBron James, Los Angeles Lakers on brink of playoffs exit
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NBA: Phoenix Suns defeat leaves LeBron James, Los Angeles Lakers on brink of playoffs exit

Phoenix took full advantage of the injury absence of the Lakers' Anthony Davis to dominate the defending NBA champions from early in the first quarter before romping to a comfortable win.

NBA: Bucks sweep Heat to advance to second round; 76ers take 3-0 series lead over Wizards
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NBA: Bucks sweep Heat to advance to second round; 76ers take 3-0 series lead over Wizards

Bucks became the first team to advance in this year's playoffs, beating the Heat 120-103 on Saturday and finishing off a first-round sweep over last season's Eastern Conference champions.

NBA: Damian Lillard hits eight 3-pointers, ties NBA playoff record for half
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NBA: Damian Lillard hits eight 3-pointers, ties NBA playoff record for half

The playoff record for 3-pointers in a game is 11 by Golden State's Klay Thompson at Oklahoma City on 28 May, 2016.

NBA: Bucks roll past Heat; Nikola Jokic scores 38 points, Nuggets beat Blazers
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NBA: Bucks roll past Heat; Nikola Jokic scores 38 points, Nuggets beat Blazers

The Bucks needed Khris Middleton’s tiebreaking jumper with 0.5 seconds left in overtime to pull out a 109-107 victory in Game 1. Milwaukee essentially put away Game 2 in the first quarter when its 3-point attack went from fizzling to sizzling.

NBA Playoffs: Khris Middleton winner lifts Bucks over Heat, Nets rally to beat Celtics
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NBA Playoffs: Khris Middleton winner lifts Bucks over Heat, Nets rally to beat Celtics

Middleton kept his composure superbly to drain the decisive jump shot from 18 feet with just 0.5 seconds on the clock, handing the Bucks a 1-0 lead in the best-of-seven first round series.

NBA: Lakers and Warriors set for 7-8 play-in clash in LA; Jazz finish with No 1 seed
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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: With two days left for end of regular season, there's much left to decide
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NBA: With two days left for end of regular season, there's much left to decide

The play-in field isn’t quite set. And nobody knows who’ll play anybody yet. Welcome to the final weekend of the NBA’s regular season

NBA: 76ers wrap up Eastern title, Wizards clinch play-in spot; Jazz inch closer to top seed
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NBA: 76ers wrap up Eastern title, Wizards clinch play-in spot; Jazz inch closer to top seed

Ben Simmons added 13 points and nine assists to help the 76ers improve to 48-23. Philadelphia could've clinched earlier this week, but lost at Indiana on Tuesday and at Miami on Thursday.

NBA: Warriors hit franchise record 27 3-pointers, 76ers move closer to top spot in East
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NBA: Warriors hit franchise record 27 3-pointers, 76ers move closer to top spot in East

Stephen Curry scored 49 points in 29 minutes and matched his season best with 11 3-pointers and Golden State beat Oklahoma City.

NBA: Bojan Bogdanovic scores 48 points, Jazz rally to beat Nuggets; 76ers inch closer top spot in East
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NBA: Bojan Bogdanovic scores 48 points, Jazz rally to beat Nuggets; 76ers inch closer top spot in East

Bogdanovic went 16 of 23 from the field — making a career-high eight 3-pointers — to lead the NBA-leading Jazz to their fourth straight victory.

NBA: Jazz regain top spot in the West; reserves help Hawks down Suns
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NBA: Jazz regain top spot in the West; reserves help Hawks down Suns

The Jazz improved to 48-18 on the season and the win - combined with the Atlanta Hawks' victory over the Phoenix Suns - allowed them to reclaim first place in the NBA and top spot in the Western Conference

NBA: Devin Booker, Suns end Knicks' 9-game win streak; Thunder suffer 14th straight loss
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NBA: Devin Booker, Suns end Knicks' 9-game win streak; Thunder suffer 14th straight loss

The New York Knicks were on their longest winning streak since a 13-game run late in the 2012-13 season.