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NBA MVP Stephen Curry takes nasty fall, walks off court

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) topples over Houston Rockets forward Trevor Ariza (1) during the first half in Game 4 of the Western Conference finals of the NBA basketball playoffs as center Festus Ezeli (31) looks on, Monday, May 25, 2015, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

HOUSTON (AP) — MVP Stephen Curry was able to return to Game 4 of the Western Conference finals after a nasty spill where he flipped over in the air and his head crashed to the court against Houston on Monday night.

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Hawks’ Horford ejected from Game 3 for elbow

Atlanta Hawks' Al Horford leaves the floor after being ejected during the first half in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals of the NBA basketball playoffs against the Cleveland Cavaliers Sunday, May 24, 2015, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)

CLEVELAND (AP) — Al Horford threw an elbow at Matthew Dellavedova during the game.

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LeBron’s triple-double helps Cavs top Hawks in thriller

Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James, lies exhausted on the floor after the Cavaliers beat the Atlanta Hawks 114-111 in overtime in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals of the NBA basketball playoffs Sunday, May 24, 2015, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)

CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James dropped to his knees and slapped the floor with his hand.

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Curry, Golden State rout Houston 115-80 to take 3-0 lead

Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard (12) fouls Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) during the first half in Game 3 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals Saturday, May 23, 2015, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

HOUSTON (AP) — Golden State coach Steve Kerr described Stephen Curry’s performance Saturday night simply.

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Cavs’ Irving tests knee with brace, questionable for Game 3

Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving (2) moves the ball as Atlanta Hawks guard Jeff Teague (0) looks on during the first half in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals of the NBA basketball playoffs, Wednesday, May 20, 2015, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — Kyrie Irving plopped down on a courtside bench following a brisk workout and two team trainers quickly went to work adjusting straps on his new knee brace.

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