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Philadelphia 76ers forward Tobias Harris (12) is attended to after hitting his head against the Boston Celtics during the third quarter of Game 4 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series, Sunday, Aug. 23, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Kim Klement/Pool Photo via AP)
August 23, 2020 - 3:22 pm
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — 76ers forward Tobias Harris left Game 3 of Philadelphia's first-round playoff matchup with Boston after bloodying his face in a fall. The team said he suffered a left eye laceration and was being evaluated for a possible concussion. Harris was trying to contest a shot...
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Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (23) and Los Angeles Lakers guard Alex Caruso, right, battle Portland Trail Blazers guard Gary Trent Jr. (2) for control of the ball during the first half of an NBA basketball first round playoff game, Saturday, Aug. 22, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis, Pool)
August 22, 2020 - 11:28 pm
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — LeBron James had 38 points, 12 rebounds and eight assists, Anthony Davis scored 12 of his 29 points in the fourth quarter, and the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Portland Trail Blazers 116-108 on Saturday night for a 2-1 lead in the Western Conference first-round series...
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Oklahoma City Thunder's Chris Paul, right, tangles with Houston Rockets' Jeff Green during the third quarter of Game 3 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series, Saturday, Aug. 22, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Mike Ehrmann/Pool Photo via AP)
August 22, 2020 - 9:24 pm
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Dennis Schroder scored 29 points, Chris Paul added 26 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder dominated in overtime to beat the Houston Rockets 119-107 on Saturday night and cut their deficit in the first-round series to 2-1. James Harden scored 38 points for Houston, but...
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Miami Heat forward Jimmy Butler (22) drives to the basket against Indiana Pacers forward JaKarr Sampson (14) during the second half of an NBA basketball first round playoff game, Saturday, Aug. 22, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis, Pool)
August 22, 2020 - 6:49 pm
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Jimmy Butler scored 27 points and the Miami Heat held off a furious rally to beat the Indiana Pacers 124-115 on Saturday to take a 3-0 lead in their first-round Eastern Conference playoff series. Goran Dragic added 24 points, Bam Adebayo had 22 points and 11 rebounds,...
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Dallas Mavericks' Luka Doncic (77) drives against Los Angeles Clippers' Paul George (13) during the first half of an NBA basketball first round playoff game Friday, Aug. 21, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis, Pool)
August 22, 2020 - 5:39 pm
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — The Dallas Mavericks will work around the clock on Luka Doncic, hoping he can be healthy enough to play Sunday. The Philadelphia 76ers and Brooklyn Nets can tell them all about how hard the playoffs are without star guards. Doncic hopes to make a quick recovery, and...
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Orlando Magic's James Ennis III (11) defends against Milwaukee Bucks' Wesley Matthews (9) during Game 3 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series, Saturday, Aug. 22, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Mike Ehrmann/Pool Photo via AP)
August 22, 2020 - 5:00 pm
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo had 35 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists, and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Orlando Magic 121-107 on Saturday for a 2-1 lead in their Eastern Conference playoff series. Antetokounmpo went 12 of 14 as the top-seeded Bucks shot 56.1% from the...
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Toronto Raptors coach Nick Nurse gestures during Game 1 of the team's NBA basketball first-round playoff series against the Brooklyn Nets, Monday, Aug. 17, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Kevin C. Cox/Pool Photo via AP)
August 22, 2020 - 1:39 pm
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Nick Nurse was voted NBA Coach of the Year on Saturday after leading the defending champion Toronto Raptors to another 50-win season, this time without Kawhi Leonard. Nurse, who has the Raptors on the verge of the second round of the playoffs, was a runaway winner,...
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Dallas Mavericks' Luka Doncic (77) grabs his left leg after being injured during the second half of an NBA basketball first round playoff game against the Los Angeles Clippers Friday, Aug. 21, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis, Pool)
August 22, 2020 - 12:40 am
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Kawhi Leonard and the Clippers looked to rough up Dallas right from the start. The real pain was felt by Luka Doncic, who limped off with a sprained left ankle that could put the All-Star's status in jeopardy for the next game. Leonard had 36 points, nine rebounds and...
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Boston Celtics guard Jaylen Brown (7) and Boston Celtics guard Kemba Walker (8) celebrate during the second half against the Philadelphia 76ers in Game 3 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series, Friday, Aug. 21, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Kim Klement/Pool Photo via AP)
August 21, 2020 - 9:36 pm
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Kemba Walker scored 24 points and the Boston Celtics closed with a 10-0 run to beat the Philadelphia 76ers 102-94 on Friday night for a 3-0 lead in the first-round series. Jaylen Brown had 21 points and Jason Tatum added 15 for the Celtics. Joel Embiid had 30 points...
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Utah Jazz's Mike Conley (10) drives as Denver Nuggets' Monte Morris (11), Nikola Jokic (15), Michael Porter Jr. (1) and Jamal Murray, right, defend during the first half of an NBA basketball first round playoff game Friday, Aug. 21, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis, Pool)
August 21, 2020 - 6:44 pm
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Mike Conley made a career playoff-high seven 3-pointers and scored 27 points in his return from quarantine, helping the Utah Jazz rout the Denver Nuggets 124-87 on Friday for a 2-1 lead in the first-round series. The 37-point loss tied the third-worst in Denver's...
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