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Ballmer amped up after Rivers’ 3-pointer.

Austin Rivers knocks down a 3-pointer in the fourth quarter to give the Clippers a 14-point lead over the Jazz and Steve Ballmer hops out of his seat in excitement.

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Celtics close out Chicago with dominant win.

Avery Bradley scores 23 points and Isaiah Thomas puts up 12 of his own to lead the Celtics to an easy victory to eliminate the Bulls in six games.

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Wizards eliminate Hawks in 6.

John Wall and Bradley Beal combine for 73 points as the Wizards hold on to top the Hawks 115-99.

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A season of beef between Celts, Wiz.

From John Wall's November ejection to the Wizards' all black attire to Brandon Jennings and Terry Rozier colliding and a double technical foul being assessed, the second round series between Boston and Washington won't be short of drama.

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Is Bird leaving because George plans to?

Brian Windhorst and Ramona Shelburne believe the prospects of rebuilding the Pacers without Paul George could be a motivating factor.

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Stephen A. believes the pressure on Bird mounted.

Stephen A. Smith believes Larry Bird did not want to recruit talent if George is going to walk away from the Pacers.

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Playoffs: Spurs vs. Grizzlies

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Spurs close out Grizzlies in six games.

Kawhi Leonard leads all scorers with 29 points while Tony Parker contributes 27 as San Antonio tops Memphis to win the series 4-2.

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Don't ask Popovich the same question twice.

Gregg Popovich explains how great of a player he believes Mike Conley is, but when he is asked the same question later on during the press conference, he gives a typical Popovich response.

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Are Thunder committed to winning with Westbrook?

Stephen A. Smith wonders if Thunder owner Clay Bennett and GM Sam Presti will see this year's season as an opportunity lost to surround Russell Westbrook with better talent.

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Westbrook's season must-see every night.

Relive Russell Westbrook's epic 2016-17 season with moments and stats for the history books.

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Russ' top plays from an epic season.

Watch his best plays from a season for the ages.

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Thompson on Riley

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  • Pat Riley's Final Test

    This was the NBA legend's most difficult season in 50 years. So why, after nine championships, doesn't he just walk away? If only it were that easy.

Is LeBron slowing down?

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  • Is this the beginning of LeBron James' end?

    At 32 years old, LeBron James remains superhuman, able to carry the Cavs while playing an unprecedented number of minutes. But even superhumans have their limits.

Lottery Mock draft

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  • 2017 NBA lottery mock draft: Play the lotto!

    What are the odds the Suns, Celtics or Lakers land the No. 1 pick? Which teams could get lucky and vault to the top? Chad Ford breaks down 2,184 scenarios, based on the actual NBA lottery.