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Warriors beat LA 113-105, take 3-1 series lead to Bay Area

Apr. 21, 2019 7:35 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A little scoreboard watching inspired Klay Thompson and Golden State. Seeing Houston up 3-0 on Utah combined with having dropped a game at home, the Warriors got back to business. Kevin Durant scored 33 points and Thompson added 32 in a 113-105 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on...

Celtics can sweep; Warriors, Raptors, Blazers aiming at 3-1

Apr. 20, 2019 11:16 AM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The stars have been stars in these playoffs. Kyrie Irving has Boston on the cusp of sweeping away Indiana Pacers. Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry and Golden State are coming off a game against the Los Angeles Clippers where the Warriors looked very much like the NBA champions again. Damian...

NBA rescinds technical on Warriors' Durant, Clippers' Green

Apr. 20, 2019 10:09 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA has rescinded technical fouls called on Golden State's Kevin Durant and JaMychal Green of the Los Angeles Clippers in Game 3 of their first-round playoff series. The players were called for double technicals early in the third quarter Thursday night at Staples Center as they jawed...

Durant, Curry shut down Clippers in Warriors' 132-105 win

Apr. 19, 2019 3:12 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — He's Kevin Durant, and the Los Angeles Clippers got reminded of it. Durant scored 38 points, Stephen Curry added 21 playing with five fouls, and the Golden State Warriors dominated from the opening tip to win 132-105 Thursday night and take a 2-1 lead in their first-round playoff series....

Lillard, Westbrook, Beverley playing with intensified edge

Apr. 17, 2019 7:12 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard stared intently well after his deep, buzzer-beating 3-pointer fell to close out Portland's third quarter against the Thunder. The look on his face was one of determination, focus and yes, even a little bravado. It was as if Lillard was making a statement. It's not new...

Warriors, Spurs try to forget blown chances for 2-0 leads

Apr. 17, 2019 6:41 PM EDT

The Golden State Warriors are trying to regain the lead in a series they probably still can't believe is tied. Same with the San Antonio Spurs, who like the Warriors know they are facing an opponent who won't stay down no matter how far they fall down. The Clippers' historic comeback against the Warriors,...

Injured DeMarcus Cousins unlikely to return this postseason

Apr. 17, 2019 5:25 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Center DeMarcus Cousins is unlikely to return this postseason for the Golden State Warriors yet won't require surgery on his torn left quadriceps muscle. Coach Steve Kerr has named Andrew Bogut as his starter in place of Cousins for Game 3 Thursday night of the team's first-round...

Beaten often but not beaten down, Fizdale eyes Knicks future

Apr. 16, 2019 1:17 PM EDT

GREENBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — David Fizdale went to his office one day last week and got right to work as usual. He wrote ideas on a board. Met with other staff in the building. After about 45 minutes, something dawned on him. "I had to, like, stop myself. Wait a minute, you don't have to get it all done right...

Warriors squander 31-point lead, Clippers tie series at 1-1

Apr. 16, 2019 2:35 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Lou Williams led the Los Angeles Clippers to the largest postseason comeback in NBA history. Landry Shamet hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 16.5 seconds left, Stephen Curry couldn't answer on the other end, and the Clippers somehow rallied from 31 points down on the road to stun the...

Home-court advantage? Warriors had it, now 76ers need it

Apr. 14, 2019 7:36 PM EDT

Opening day of the NBA postseason was no time to be home. Not home for the summer. Home for a game. Only the Golden State Warriors managed to win there Saturday in a rough day for the higher seeds. Both No. 2s lost, and the Brooklyn Nets won the game and the crowd in Philadelphia, where home fans turned on the...