Player Profiles

Wall Sets Up Washington’s Game 1 Victory

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A left wrist injury wouldn’t deter John Wall against the top ranked team in the Eastern Conference. The post season leader in assists landed hard on the floor following a fast break layup attempt in the second quarter, forcing him to the locker room. 

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Clutch Effort from Paul Drops Spurs

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Nothing was going to stop Chris Paul in Game 7. Not the enormous pressure of the moment, not the left hamstring that betrayed him in the opening quarter of the night, not even the league’s defending champions. Paul simply would not let the Clippers lose another playoff series. 

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Wiggins Captures Rookie of the Year Honros

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Andrew Wiggins conquered it all in his debut season. Tasked with the burden of continually being compared to LeBron James since his freshman year of high school, Wiggins is starting his own collection of trophies. The 20-year-old was selected as the 2015 NBA Rookie of the Year.

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Duncan Blocks Clippers From Taking Series Lead

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The NBA’s all-time leader in rejections during the post season delivered once again for San Antonio. Tim Duncan, the defensive anchor of the Spurs for the past 18 years, may not possess the same vertical leap that has enabled him to reject 74 more shots than any other player in playoff history, but he proved once again he knows exactly …

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Cavaliers Expect Love to Miss Entire Post Season

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Kevin Love had to wait six years, play thorough 439 games, and log more than 14,400 minutes before finally experiencing the NBA playoffs. Along the way, he had to survive the heckling of his teammates at the 2012 London Olympics, get traded from Minnesota to Cleveland, prove to everyone, including the most dominant player of his generation he can handle the …

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Wall Helps Wizards Complete Sweep of Toronto

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Few All-Stars can dominate a game to closeout a post season series by taking just five shots. Scoring the ball isn’t a priority for John Wall, not as he is proving himself as the best passer in the game. The post season leader in assists carried the Wizards to a 125-94 victory Sunday night, completing a series sweep, the first ever in franchise …

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Cavaliers Eliminate Boston, Lose Love Indefinitely

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When Cleveland lost a member of its vaunted trio, the remaining duo carried the team into the Eastern Conference semifinals. The Cavaliers managed to complete an opening round series sweep of Boston with a 101-93 victory Sunday afternoon, even with Kevin Love limited to just seven minutes. 

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Golden State Completes Sweep of Pelicans

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It’s only logical that the team with the best regular season record became the first to advance in in the playoffs. Golden State completed a series sweep of the Pelicans as Stephen Curry made the Smoothie King Center his personal playground over the past two games. 

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Curry Drains Signature Shot

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Selecting a single shot to define the MVP campaign of Stephen Curry seemingly would be a difficult task, especially after he has knocked down 300 shots from 3-point range this season. His shooting prowess is so great, that the record he broke for most 3-point field goals in a single season was his own.

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Houston’s New Center of Attention

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Houston tasked a specific assignment for Dwight Howard in its first round series with the Mavericks: rebound the basketball. For a player with five career rebounding titles, the assignment was a familiar one. The contest Friday night featured 86 rebound opportunities and not many slipped past Howard. 

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