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Timberwolves vs. Lakers – Game Recap – April 9, 2017

LOS ANGELES — D’Angelo Russell made a 3-pointer as time expired and the Los Angeles Lakers overcame a huge game by Karl-Anthony Towns and defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves 110-109 on Sunday night. Tyler Ennis added a career-high 20 off the bench for Los Angeles, which has won a season-high four consecutive games. Towns had 40 […]

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NBA — ESPN Forecast predictions for NBA MVP

Our ESPN Forecast panel, for four years and counting, has correctly predicted the NBA MVP every April. Will the streak live on? Who’s No. 1 in the closest MVP race in years? Who should make the high-stakes All-NBA teams? Kevin Pelton gives his picks for all the big awards, including All-Rookie, Sixth Man and more. […]

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Stein’s Sixth Man Award winner: Eric Gordon – Marc Stein

Andre Iguodala is the new Manu Ginobili. Translation: Andre Iguodala should be the reflex answer any time someone asks you to name the best sixth man in basketball. That said … There’s really no difference between the Sixth Man Award race and the MVP race in this regard: We’re gathered here to try to pinpoint […]

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Golden State Warriors’ depth replenished with return of Kevin Durant – Golden State Warriors Blog

OAKLAND, Calif. — The Golden State Warriors easily dispatched what remained of the New Orleans Pelicans 123-101 on Saturday night in Kevin Durant’s first game since his Feb. 28 knee injury against the Washington Wizards. While the Warriors were without Stephen Curry (knee contusion), the Pelicans lost an already small margin for error when it […]

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Pelicans vs. Warriors – Game Summary – April 8, 2017

ORACLE Arena Line: GS -17.5 Over/Under: 218 Attendance: 19,596 100% Capacity: 19,596 Referees: Brian Forte, Monty McCutchen, Scott Wall Durant makes return, Warriors roll Durant makes return, Warriors roll play1:08 Durant’s return brings buzz to Golden State Durant’s return brings buzz to Golden State play0:46 Durant is happy to be playing again Durant is happy […]