Posts Tagged Men’s basketball

Warriors erase 20-point hole, beat Pelicans 123-119 in OT

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) shoots over New Orleans Pelicans guard Quincy Pondexter (20) during the second half of Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in New Orleans, Thursday, April 23, 2015. The Warriors won in overtime 123-119, to take a 3-0 lead in the best-of-seven series. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Stephen Curry wasn’t about to turn down the music, or put any kind of damper on a giddy locker room celebration that seemed more reminiscent of a series-clinching triumph.

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Clippers-Spurs series giving lopsided 1st round some drama

San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan, right, celebrates a basket as Los Angeles Clippers guard J.J. Redick walks by  during the second half of Game 2 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in Los Angeles, Wednesday, April 22, 2015. The Spurs won 111-107 in overtime. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

One of the most memorable opening rounds in NBA playoff history came last season. One of the least memorable is playing out this season.

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Rose scores 34, Bulls hold off Bucks 113-106 in double OT

Chicago Bulls' Derrick Rose reacts after scoring during the second overtime of Game 3 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series against the Milwaukee Bucks on Thursday, April 23, 2015, in Milwaukee. The Bulls won 113-106 to take a 3-0 lead in the series. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Jimmy Butler intercepted the errant pass and darted the other way for a fastbreak basket.

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James scores 31, Cavs beat Celts 103-95 for 3-0 series lead

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James slams a dunk against the Boston Celtics during the second half of a first-round NBA playoff basketball game in Boston, Thursday, April 23, 2015. James had 31 points as the Cavaliers defeated the Celtics 103-95, taking a 3-0 lead in the series. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

BOSTON (AP) — LeBron James got to the arena early. When he left the Cleveland Cavaliers had a chance to put an early end to the series.

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Michigan State basketball plans trip to Italy

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State’s basketball team will travel to Italy from Aug. 21-Sept. 1 with games scheduled against international teams.

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