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Brandon Clarke Leaves Gonzaga For 2019 NBA Draft
Brandon Clarke is expected to be a lottery pick.

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Ratings For 7 Of 8 Weekend NBA Playoff Games Down Double-Digits From 2018
Boston's Game 1 win over the Pacers game was the least-watched opening weekend playoff game since Wizards-Raptors in 2015.

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Tape Delayed Masters Had Higher TV Rating Than Blazers-Thunder Game 1
More people watched Tiger Woods' Masters win on tape delay than Blazers-Thunder.

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Cavaliers Would Have Interest In Trading For Gordon Hayward
The Cavaliers offered Gordon Hayward a max contract during his 2014 restricted free agency.

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David Griffin Met With Rich Paul, Believes Anthony Davis Open To Remaining With Pelicans
David Griffin said he would prefer to establish whether Anthony Davis is all-in or all-out on being with the Pelicans.

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Cavaliers Already Receiving Trade Interest On J.R. Smith's Contract
J.R. Smith's contract counts for more than $15 million for trade purposes but the receiving team will only be committed to paying him $3.8 million.

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Hamidou Diallo Out At Least Four Weeks With Right Elbow Surgery
Hamidou Diallo appeared in 51 games for the Thunder and averaged 3.7 points and 1.9 rebounds in 10.3 minutes per game.

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Kevin Durant Not Expected By 'Most In NBA' To Re-Sign Regardless Of Playoff Result
Kevin Durant's teammates on the Warriors appear to be focusing on winning the title this year and not on his future.

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NBA Playoffs Snapshots (April 16): Raptors/Magic, Nuggets/Spurs, Blazers/Thunder
On the Game 2 wins by the Raptors, Nuggets and Blazers.

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Pelicans Likely To Hire Trent Redden As GM Under David Griffin
Trent Redden was David Griffin's chief aide with the Cleveland Cavaliers.

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Dunc'd On: SAS/DEN, OKC/POR, ORL/TOR Game 2s
Nate Duncan and Danny Leroux recap Game 2 for ORL/TOR, DEN/SAS, and OKC/POR.

Kyle Lowry Credits Raptors' Defense For Game 2 Win
Lowry finished with 21 points after being held scoreless in game 1.

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Jamal Murray Scores 21 Points In 4th Quarter To Even Series
The Nuggets were down by as much as 19 points in the 3rd quarter before their comeback.

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William McDowell-White Declares For NBA Draft
13 players from Australia got minutes in the NBA last season.

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Kyle Guy Declares For NBA Draft
Guy, De'Andre Hunter, and Ty Jerome have all declared for the NBA draft.

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76ers Pursued Bob Myers To Replace Bryan Colangelo In 2018
The 76ers pursued both Daryl Morey and Bob Myers.

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Daryl Morey Reportedly Earns $8M Per Season Under Extension With Rockets
Daryl Morey signed a five-year extension with the Rockets last month.

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Tyler Herro Leaves Kentucky For 2019 NBA Draft
Tyler Herro is a projected first round pick.

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Wolves Receive Permission To Interview Michael Winger, Gersson Rosas
Michael Winger is in his second season with the Clippers.

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DeMarcus Cousins Out Indefinitely With Torn Left Quad
DeMarcus Cousins has been trying to rehabilitate his value after suffered a torn Achilles in 2018.

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Bismack Biyombo Exercises $17M Player Option With Hornets For 19-20
Bismack Biyombo has one season remaining on the four-year, $64 million deal he signed with the Magic in 2016.

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Brian Windhorst On Kyrie Irving: Hell Of A Player, Strange Man
Brian Windhorst found the way Kyrie Irving celebrated his first playoff win with the Celtics as strange.

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Steve Kerr: At This Stage, Nothing Surprises Me That Happens With Our Team
Steve Kerr was asked if it feels strange to him for the Warriors to lose in that fashion after a dominant Game 1 win.

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Tyronn Lue To Interview With Lakers On Friday
Rob Pelinka will conduct the Tyronn Lue interview for the Lakers.

Broderick Turner/Los Angeles Times

NBA Playoffs Snapshots (April 15): 76ers/Nets, Clippers/Warriors
On the 76ers and Clippers evening their first round series.

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Dunc'd On: LAC/GSW and BRK/PHI Game 2s; the NBA Layoffs
Nate Duncan and Danny Leroux recap Monday night's playoff action and discuss coaching firings.

Clippers Pull Off Biggest Comeback In NBA Playoff History To Even Series
Williams lead the Clippers with 36 points and 11 assists.

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Brett Brown's Angry Halftime Speech Leads To 51-Point Quarter For 76ers
The 76ers outscored the Nets 51-23 in the 3rd quarter.

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Study Concludes Giannis Antetokounmpo Is Most Underpaid Player In NBA
Antetokounmpo should have made $53 million this season, according to the analysis.

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De'Andre Hunter Declares For NBA Draft
Hunter averaged 15.2 points on 52% shooting from the field last season.

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