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April 12, 2019 - 3:34 pm
The highly anticipated premiere of the final season of Game of Thrones on Sunday has become a national event, appointment viewing the likes we haven't seen since the 'Who Shot J.R.?' episode of Dallas and series finales of M*A*S*H, Seinfeld, Friends and The Sopranos . Which got us thinking about...
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Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks dunks during an NBA game in 2019.
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April 11, 2019 - 2:34 pm
The NBA playoffs tip off on April 13 with four games, including the Golden State Warriors beginning their pursuit of a three-peat and a fourth title in five seasons against the Los Angeles Clippers in Round 1. More than in recent years, the most threatening challengers to the Warriors' supremacy...
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Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors poses with the NBA trophy.
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April 11, 2019 - 1:56 pm
It takes a strong team to make it to the NBA playoffs, but it takes an even better one to have postseason success and sustain it over the years. Here is a ranking of the top NBA dynaties of the 21st century: 5. Cleveland Cavaliers LeBron James led the Cavs to playoff success, mostly in his second...
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Dwyane Wade, Magic Johnson, Dirk Nowitzki had busy nights in the NBA on April 9, 2019.
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April 10, 2019 - 10:46 am
The NBA is the most reliable source of drama in sports, but even by its lofty standards, Tuesday night was a wild one. Hall of Fame-bound icons Dwyane Wade and Dirk Nowitzki had emotional sendoffs in Miami and Dallas, respectively -- and they weren't the biggest stories of the night. Not even close...
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April 09, 2019 - 2:46 pm
BOSTON ( WEEI.com ) -- Kyrie Irving forced his way out of Cleveland because he says he was desperate to free himself from LeBron James' shadow. But two years later, the mercurial Boston Celtics guard might once again be interested in riding LeBron's coattails. Irving is expected to grant the Los...
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April 06, 2019 - 10:33 am
( CBS Sports Radio ) With the NBA playoffs looming, speculation has already shifted to the offseason -- to New York, in particular. Golden State Warriors superstar Kevin Durant reportedly plans to join the Knicks in free agency . That would be a seismic move for a franchise that has missed the...
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April 04, 2019 - 1:47 pm
SAN FRANCISCO ( 95.7 The Game ) -- File this story under the wow-you've-got-to-be-kidding department. Stephen Curry, the Golden State Warriors' genius shooter, has been dealing with eyesight issues his entire life, including his brilliant NBA tenure. That has now been fixed , according to Marcus...
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April 04, 2019 - 12:04 pm
( CBS Sports Radio ) LeBron James hopes to recruit star players to the Los Angeles Lakers this summer, but there's just one problem: They might want to play for the Clippers instead. Indeed, the Clippers (47-32) -- without a bona fide superstar -- are the 6-seed in a crowded Western Conference. "...
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