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Islanders beat Capitals 3-1 to force Game 7

New York Islanders center Brock Nelson (29) and Ryan Strome, right, celebrate a first period goal by center John Tavares against the Washington Capitals during Game 6 during the first round of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Uniondale, N.Y. Strome had an assist on the goal. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Islanders captain John Tavares was still attempting to gather his bearings after being leveled in the corner, when he heard the familiar — and welcome — roar go up inside the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum for what could be the last time.

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Nets beat Hawks 91-83, pull within 2-1 in series

Brooklyn Nets forward Joe Johnson (7) drives to the basket against Atlanta Hawks guard Jeff Teague (0) during the first half in Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Saturday, April 25, 2015, at  New York.  (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

NEW YORK (AP) — Brook Lopez had 22 points and 13 rebounds, Thaddeus Young added 18 points and 11 rebounds, and the Brooklyn Nets beat Atlanta 91-83 on Saturday to cut the Hawks’ lead to 2-1 in the Eastern Conference series.

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After working OT in NBA playoffs, Curry, Rose can earn rest

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry celebrates the Warriors' 123-119 overtime victory over the New Orleans Pelicans in Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in New Orleans, Thursday, April 23, 2015. The Warriors took a 3-0 lead in the best-of-seven series. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

NEW YORK (AP) — If Stephen Curry and Derrick Rose are tired after working overtime, now is the chance to earn some rest.

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