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Basketball Analysis

How Popovich's Strategic White Flag In Game 2 Could Lead To An Actual Series Still

by Matthew Tynan

Despite what happened in Games 1 and 2, the Spurs have a reason to believe they can challenge the Dubs juggernaut.

LeBron Makes Good On Promise, Cavaliers Hand Celtics Historic Loss In Game 2

by Andrew Perna

What's in store for Games 3 and 4 if the Cavaliers can play better? 140 points? More than 25 made threes? Can LeBron best Michael Jordan's 63, or is he playing too efficiently to take on that type of the scoring load?

Celtics Run Off Home Floor By Cavs In Game 1

by Andrew Perna

The lack of a rim protector was something the Celtics were able to get away with during the regular season and the early rounds, but was a badly exposed flaw by LeBron and the Cavs.

Washington's Future Pushing Against Their Own Limitations

by Colin McGowan

The Wizards were miserable to start the season, unleashed some of the best basketball in the league over the winter, then settled into acceptable Pretty Goodness the rest of the way.

Celtics Win Game 7, Approach Current Ceiling

by Andrew Perna

The hard truth is that the Celtics have achieved as much as they can this season. It will be compelling to see what they can do against the Cavaliers and who on the roster shows an ability to give them hope against the defending champions going forward.

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2017 NBA Playoffs Bracket

Opening Round
E1 Boston Celtics 4
E8 Chicago Bulls 2
E4 Washington Wizards 4
E5 Atlanta Hawks 2
E3 Toronto Raptors 4
E6 Milwaukee Bucks 2
E2 Cleveland Cavaliers 4
E7 Indiana Pacers 0
W1 Golden State Warriors 4
W8 Portland Trail Blazers 0
W4 Los Angeles Clippers 3
W5 Utah Jazz 4
W3 Houston Rockets 4
W6 Oklahoma City Thunder 1
W2 San Antonio Spurs 4
W7 Memphis Grizzlies 2
Conference Semi-Finals
E1 Boston Celtics 4
E4 Washington Wizards 3
E2 Cleveland Cavaliers 4
E3 Toronto Raptors 0
W1 Golden State Warriors 4
W5 Utah Jazz 0
W2 San Antonio Spurs 4
W3 Houston Rockets 2
Conference Finals
E1 Boston Celtics 1
E2 Cleveland Cavaliers 2
W1 Golden State Warriors 3
W2 San Antonio Spurs 0
NBA Finals

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NBA Playoffs Schedule

DateAway TeamHome Team
May. 19 at 8:30 PM
Cleveland (W
Boston (L)
May. 20 at 9:00 PM
Golden State (W
San Antonio (L)
May. 21 at 8:30 PM
Boston (W
Cleveland (L)
May. 22 at 9:00 PM
Golden State 
San Antonio
May. 23 at 8:30 PM
May. 24 at 9:00 PM
San Antonio 
Golden State
May. 25 at 8:30 PM
May. 26 at 9:00 PM
Golden State 
San Antonio
May. 27 at 8:30 PM
May. 28 at 9:00 PM
San Antonio 
Golden State
May. 29 at 8:30 PM

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2017 D-League Playoffs Bracket

First Round
W1 Oklahoma City Blue 2
W4 Santa Cruz Warriors 1
W2 Los Angeles D-Fenders 1
W3 Rio Grande Valley Vipers 2
E1 Raptors 905 2
E4 Canton Charge 0
E2 Maine Red Claws 2
E3 Fort Wayne Mad Ants 1
Second Round
W1 Oklahoma City Blue 1
W3 Rio Grande Valley Vipers 2
E1 Raptors 905 2
E2 Maine Red Claws 0
E1 Raptors 905 2
W3 Rio Grande Valley Vipers 1

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Euroleague Schedule

DateAway TeamHome Team
May. 19 at 11:30 AM
CSKA Moscow (L
Olympiacos (W
May. 19 at 2:30 PM
Real Madrid (L
Fenerbahce Ulker (W
May. 21 at 11:00 AM
CSKA Moscow (W
Real Madrid (L
May. 21 at 2:00 PM
Olympiacos (L
Fenerbahce Ulker (W

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NBA Playoffs Leaders

Russell Westbrook 37.40 Points

DeAndre Jordan 14.29 Rebounds

Russell Westbrook 10.80 Assists

Andre Roberson 3.40 Blocks

Russell Westbrook 2.40 Steals

Kawhi Leonard 33.92 PER

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Top Performers for May. 21, 2017

Kyrie Irving 29 Points

Tristan Thompson 13 Rebounds

Marcus Smart 7 Assists

Kevin Love 3 Blocks

Jae Crowder 3 Steals

Marcus Smart 26.0 Efficiency

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NBA Playoffs Standings

Conference Finals
#1 Boston 1-2 #2 Cleveland
#1 Golden State 3-0 #2 San Antonio

Conference Semi Finals
#1 Boston 4-3 #4 Washington
#2 Cleveland 4-0 #3 Toronto
#1 Golden State 4-0 #5 Utah
#2 San Antonio 4-2 #3 Houston

Opening Round
#1 Boston 4-2 #8 Chicago
#2 Cleveland 4-0 #7 Indiana
#3 Toronto 4-2 #6 Milwaukee
#4 Washington 4-2 #5 Atlanta
#1 Golden State 4-0 #8 Portland
#2 San Antonio 4-2 #7 Memphis
#3 Houston 4-1 #6 Oklahoma City
#4 L.A. Clippers 3-4 #5 Utah

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D-League Playoffs Leaders

Axel Toupane 41.00 Points

Edy Tavares 12.50 Rebounds

Josh Magette 10.67 Assists

Edy Tavares 5.50 Blocks

Troy Williams 3.00 Steals

Axel Toupane 36.45 PER

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Euroleague Leaders

Keith Langford 21.75 Points

Ekpe Udoh 7.77 Rebounds

Vassilis Spanoulis 6.09 Assists

Ekpe Udoh 2.19 Blocks

Charles Jenkins 2.07 Steals

Artsiom Parakhouski 25.62 PER

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