NBA Playoffs

May 01, 2019 - 7:03 am
OAKLAND ( 95.7 The Game ) -- If there were ever any doubt that 7000 Coliseum Way was the center of the basketball universe on Tuesday evening, that was removed more than two and a half hours before the Houston Rockets won the opening tip in Game 2, Eric Gordon dribbled up the floor and the boos...
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Draymond Green of the Golden State Warriors argues with referee Scott Foster during the 2018 playoffs against the Houston Rockets.
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April 30, 2019 - 12:38 pm
HOUSTON ( Sports Radio 610 ) -- Veteran NBA official Scott Foster will be the crew chief when the Houston Rockets try to level their Western Conference semifinal series against the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday night at Oracle Arena. It adds another layer of intrigue following a Game 1 in which...
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Jimmy Butler of the Philadelphia 76ers drives to the basket against the Toronto Raptors in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference semifinals.
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April 30, 2019 - 7:03 am
PHILADELPHIA ( 94WIP ) -- It wasn't easy. They made you hold your breath. But the Philadelphia 76ers are coming home with a split in Toronto. They squeaked out a 94-89 win over the Raptors in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference semifinals on Monday night, ending a 14-game losing streak north of the...
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James Harden complains to the referee during Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals between the Golden State Warriors and Houston Rockets.
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April 29, 2019 - 8:45 am
HOUSTON ( Sports Radio 610 ) -- The Houston Rockets' final shot Sunday afternoon was a perfect and frustrating ending to their 104-100 Game 1 loss to the Golden State Warriors at Oracle Arena in Oakland. With 9.1 seconds left on the clock, James Harden missed what a potential game-tying 3-pointer,...
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Al Horford and Jayson Tatum of the Boston Celtics contest a shot by the Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo during Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals.
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April 29, 2019 - 8:10 am
BOSTON ( WEEI ) -- As we sit here basking in the glow of the hottest team in basketball -- a classification I believe is fair considering the Boston Celtics' sweep of the Indiana Pacers and Sunday's blowout over the top-seeded Milwaukee Bucks on their home court -- it seems like a productive...
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Kyrie Irving of the Boston Celtics shoots over the Indiana Pacers' Bojan Bogdanovich in the first round of the NBA playoffs.
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April 23, 2019 - 1:03 pm
BOSTON ( WEEI ) -- In the doldrums of winter, we took scores of reactionary callers -- pardon the redundancy -- who proclaimed they would rather see Terry Rozier or Marcus Smart start at point guard for the Boston Celtics instead of Kyrie Irving. It's safe to say most of those folks probably feel...
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Kevin Durant of the Golden State Warriors is guarded by the Los Angles Clippers' Patrick Beverley during Game 3 of their first-round NBA playoff series.
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April 19, 2019 - 6:35 am
SAN FRANCISCO ( 95.7 The Game ) -- On Thursday night, the Golden State Warriors reminded the world who they are. After a 31-point meltdown in Game 2 on Monday night, the Warriors bounced back with a 132-105 win over the Los Angeles Clippers to take a 2-1 series lead. Kevin Durant. You know who he...
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April 18, 2019 - 12:57 pm
( CBS Sports Radio ) Since Kevin Durant left the Oklahoma City Thunder for the Golden State Warriors, the Thunder are 3-10 in the playoffs. They trail the Portland Trail Blazer, 2-0, in their first-round series, and Russell Westbrook is shooting just 13-of-37 (35.1 percent) in the postseason. Why...
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Joel Embiid of the Philadelphia 76ers tries to pump up the crowd while the Brooklyn Nets' Caris LeVert looks away during Game 2 of the first round of the NBA playoffs.
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April 16, 2019 - 9:37 am
PHILADELPHIA ( 94WIP ) -- Despite leading and controlling the entire first half, the Philadelphia 76ers went into halftime leading the Brooklyn Nets by just one point in Game 2 of the first-round series, a series Philly already trailed 0-1. Pressure was mounting. Sixers head coach Brett Brown...
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April 16, 2019 - 7:33 am
OAKLAND ( 95.7 The Game ) -- The largest comeback in NBA playoff history was 29 points. The Golden State Warriors just lost a game in which they were up by 31 points. The Warriors led the Los Angeles Clippers, 94-63, with 7:41 left in the third quarter. They were outscored 72-37 the rest of the...
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