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Blazers clinch playoff spot with 109-86 win over Phoenix

Phoenix Suns guard Gerald Green dunks against the Portland Trail Blazers during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Monday, March 30, 2015.  (AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer)

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A playoff spot secured, next up for the Portland Trail Blazers is the Northwest Division title.

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Thunder rallies to 109-97 win at Phoenix

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) drives on Phoenix Suns center Alex Len during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, March 29, 2015, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix coach Jeff Hornacek said it was a must-win, and the Oklahoma City Thunder struggled with the Suns’ intensity early in Sunday night’s game.

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Trail Blazers beat Nuggets, move closer to division title

Denver Nuggets' Kenneth Faried (35) defend against Portland Trail Blazers' LaMarcus Aldridge (12) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Saturday, March 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Greg Wahl-Stephens)

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Portland Trail Blazers are beginning to regain their health, and the results are showing as they inch closer to their first division title in six years.

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Cousins scores 24 points, Kings top Suns 108-99

Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins (15) drives on Phoenix Suns center Alex Len during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, March 25, 2015, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

PHOENIX (AP) — DeMarcus Cousins and the Sacramento Kings are trying to finish strong and set the tone for next season.

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Warriors clinch division with 122-108 victory over Blazers

Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry, rear, defends Portland Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Tuesday, March 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Greg Wahl-Stephens)

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The music was turned up in the locker room and the mood was festive, but Golden State didn’t overdo the celebration of the team’s first division title in 39 years.

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