NBA Playoffs

June 06, 2019 - 10:01 pm
Golden State Warriors wing Klay Thompson (hamstring) was ruled out just over two hours before Game 3 of the NBA Finals on Wednesday night, and the line movement reflected heavy interest on the Raptors as a result. The Warriors were seen as high as a six-point favorite on Monday, but the spread...
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June 05, 2019 - 6:42 am
The Golden State Warriors will be without Kevin Durant in Game 3 of the NBA Finals on Wednesday, and they could be without Klay Thompson, too . If the Warriors are indeed without both superstars, can they beat the Toronto Raptors? "Oh, man, that's a lot," NBA champion Antonio Daniels said on "...
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Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard stretches to keep the ball from Golden State Warriors center Andrew Bogut as he drives to the net during Game 2 of the NBA Finals.
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June 04, 2019 - 11:18 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Toronto Raptors star Kawhi Leonard filed a federal lawsuit against Nike on Monday, saying the footwear and apparel giant is blocking him from using a logo that he believes he owns. The suit was filed on a travel day for the NBA Finals; Leonard and the Raptors flew to Oakland,...
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Milwaukee Bucks guard Malcolm Brogdon (13) loses the ball as Toronto Raptors forward Norman Powell (24) and guard Danny Green (14) defend during the first half of Game 5 of the NBA basketball playoffs Eastern Conference finals in Milwaukee on Thursday, May 23, 2019. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
May 24, 2019 - 7:09 am
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Mired in their worst skid of the season at the worst possible time, the Milwaukee Bucks need an answer in the Eastern Conference finals. A lineup change didn't provide one, so the Bucks have to come up with something else in Toronto. The Bucks returned to the starting five they...
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Warriors guard Stephen Curry playing the Portland Trailblazers in the 2019 playoffs
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May 21, 2019 - 3:10 pm
Jordan, Magic, Bird, Curry? You bet. In the latest episode of’s Big Time Basketball podcast Matt Steinmetz and Brian Scalabrine nominate Curry for a place on basketball’s Mount Rushmore. “If they win a championship that would give him 4 titles. Is he better than the all-time? I think he’s...
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May 20, 2019 - 9:21 am
The day after Warriors basketball boss Bob Myers said Kevin Durant won't even be taking the trip to Portland for Games 3 and 4, head coach Steve Kerr offered a further update before the club took flight on Friday afternoon. Kerr didn't just discuss the process of Durant (right calf strain) but also...
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May 20, 2019 - 5:37 am
TORONTO -- The Bucks' usual superstars were held in check tonight, yet the Raptors still needed two overtime periods to beat Milwaukee 118-112. Giannis Antetokounmpo, Khris Middleton and Eric Bledsoe combined for 32 points on 11/48 shooting, with Giannis tying a career high with eight turnovers on...
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Zion Williamson points on defense during a game at Duke.
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May 17, 2019 - 9:24 am
An easy choice in the Big Easy. On the latest episode of RADIO.COM's "Big Time Basketball" podcast , Matt Steinmetz and Brian Scalabrine discuss the results of the NBA Draft Lottery , in which the New Orleans Pelicans won the rights to the No. 1 pick in next month's draft and the chance to select...
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James Harden of the Houston Rockets points during the NBA Playoffs.
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May 15, 2019 - 9:26 am
Did the Houston Rockets miss their last, best chance to beat the Golden State Warriors? The latest episode of RADIO.COM's "Big Time Basketball" podcast explores the aftermath of the epic Western Conference semifinals, which ended in a Game 6 classic -- and where the James Harden-Chris Paul-Mike D'...
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May 13, 2019 - 12:40 pm
( 95.7 The Game ) Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors and Seth Curry of the Portland Trail Blazers this week will become the first brothers to play against each other in the conference finals when their teams tip off in Game 1 of the NBA final-four series on Tuesday night. "It's a dream come...
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