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The 1st round of NBA playoffs seems way too easy for LeBron

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)

The first round of the NBA playoffs seems too easy for LeBron James.

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The 1st round of NBA playoffs seems way too easy for LeBron

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)

The first round of the NBA playoffs seems too easy for LeBron James.

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Leonard leads Spurs to 100-73 win over Clippers and 2-1 lead

San Antonio Spurs' Kawhi Leonard (2) calls to teammates during the first half of Game 3 in an NBA basketball first-round playoff series against the Los Angeles Clippers, Friday, April 24, 2015, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Darren Abate)

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Kawhi Leonard has a passion for playing defense, but the San Antonio Spurs forward does not want to be regarded a one-dimensional player.

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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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Spurs’ Kawhi Leonard named NBA defensive player of year

Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin, middle, shot is blocked by San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan, left, and forward Kawhi Leonard 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)

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard has been named the NBA defensive player of the year.

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