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Edwards leads Wolves back from 20-point deficit for 98-90 win over defending NBA champion Nuggets

May. 19, 2024 22:52 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Anthony Edwards overcame a slow start and the Timberwolves roared back from a 20-point second-half deficit to eliminate the reigning NBA champion Denver Nuggets 98-90 in a Game 7 Minnesota masterpiece on Sunday night. The Timberwolves overcame a 15-point halftime...

Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Denver Nuggets 98-90 in Game 7 to advance to Western Conference finals.

May. 19, 2024 22:40 PM EDT
DENVER (AP) — Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Denver Nuggets 98-90 in Game 7 to advance to Western Conference finals.

Brunson's broken left hand in Game 7 the final injury for a Knicks team that was decimated by them

May. 19, 2024 20:07 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Jalen Brunson carried the New York Knicks as far as he could, until he ended up like so many of his teammates. He broke his left hand Sunday in the second half of Game 7 of the Eastern Conference semifinals, one final injury for a team that was decimated by them. ...

Pacers set NBA playoff shooting mark, top Knicks 130-109 in Game 7 to make Eastern Conference finals

May. 19, 2024 19:37 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — When the Indiana Pacers compiled one of the best offensive seasons in NBA history, they were just getting warmed up. For Game 7 of the Eastern Conference semifinals, they delivered something really spectacular. Tyrese Haliburton scored 26 points and...

Indiana Pacers shoot past the New York Knicks 130-109 in Game 7 to advance to Eastern Conference finals

May. 19, 2024 18:06 PM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — Indiana Pacers shoot past the New York Knicks 130-109 in Game 7 to advance to Eastern Conference finals.

Pacers score 39 points in first quarter vs. Knicks to set a Game 7 record

May. 19, 2024 17:18 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Indiana Pacers scored 39 points in the first quarter Sunday against the New York Knicks in the Eastern Conference semifinals, the most in a Game 7 since detailed play-by-play began being kept in 1997. The Pacers led 39-27 after shooting 16 for 21 from the field...

Gilgeous-Alexander, young Thunder brimming with optimism after second-round playoff exit

May. 19, 2024 16:09 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma City Thunder might just be scratching the surface of their potential. Oklahoma City’s season ended Saturday night with a loss to Dallas in the second round of the Western Conference playoffs. But the fact that the Thunder even got that far should...

OG Anunoby and Josh Hart are in the Knicks' starting lineup for Game 7 against the Pacers

May. 19, 2024 15:17 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — OG Anunoby and Josh Hart are in the New York Knicks' starting lineup Sunday for Game 7 of the Eastern Conference semifinals against the Indiana Pacers. Anunoby has missed the past four games after he strained his left hamstring in Game 2. He scored a career...

P.J. Washington's free throws finish rally as Mavericks beat Thunder 117-116 to reach West finals

May. 19, 2024 09:10 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Kyrie Irving probably wondered if his uncanny run of closeout victories without a loss in his career was finally near an end. The streak lives, and the Dallas Mavericks are through to the Western Conference finals for the second time in three seasons. ...

The sequel has been much better for Luka Doncic and Kyrie Irving as Mavs head to West finals

May. 19, 2024 06:31 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — A smiling Luka Doncic pumped his fist as he settled in next to Kyrie Irving to answer questions about the Dallas Mavericks advancing to the Western Conference finals for the second time in three seasons. Doncic's co-star wasn't there for the run that ended with a...