Posts Tagged NBA Playoffs

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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Hawks reach agreement to sell NBA team for $850 million

In this Oct. 27, 2012, file photo, Jami Gertz, left, and her husband, Antony Ressler, arrive at the 2012 ART + FILM GALA hosted by LACMA in Los Angeles. A person familiar with the situation says a group headed by Ressler has agreed on an $850 million deal to purchase the NBA's Atlanta Hawks. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the sale had not been officially announced. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks are taking care of business during the NBA playoffs — on and off the court.

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Duncan and Leonard help Spurs beat Clippers 111-107 in OT

San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan, right, shoots over Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan during the first half of Game 2 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in Los Angeles, Wednesday, April 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tim Duncan scored 28 points, Kawhi Leonard added 23 and the defending champion San Antonio Spurs beat the Los Angeles Clippers 111-107 in overtime Wednesday night, tying their Western Conference playoff series at 1-1.

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Rondo finished with Mavs, knee bumps Parsons from playoffs

In this photo taken Tuesday, April 21, 2015, Dallas Mavericks' Rajon Rondo makes his way to bench after being called for a foul against the Houston Rockets during the third quarter of Game 2 in the first round in the NBA basketball playoffs in Houston. Rondo sat nearly the entire second half of the Mavs' loss to Houston and didn't get a lot of support from his coach afterward in what is clearly an experiment gone wrong.  (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

DALLAS (AP) — Rajon Rondo is out in Dallas.

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Even without playoffs, Heat see business success

MIAMI (AP) — On the court, the Miami Heat season was disappointing.

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