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Lawmaker says goal is to announce Bucks deal Wednesday

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Milwaukee officials, leaders of the Wisconsin state Legislature and the president of the Milwaukee Bucks all said Tuesday they’re close to reaching a deal to pay for a new $500 million arena for the NBA team.

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Harden helps Rockets stay alive, beat Warriors 128-115

Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) celebrates with forward Terrence Jones (6) after a 3-point basket against the Golden State Warriors during the first half in Game 4 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals Monday, May 25, 2015, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden was not happy after a poor performance in Houston’s embarrassing loss to Golden State in Game 3.

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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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