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‘A hell of a shot:’ Inside Kawhi Leonard’s historic game-winner

[ad_1] The last time the Toronto Raptors played a Game 7, it was a 27-point blowout over the Miami Heat in 2016 that sent the Raptors to its first conference finals berth in franchise history.After a disheartening loss in Game 6 against the Philadelphia 76ers, the two teams engaged in a see-saw battle that saw 10 lead changes and six ties leading up to the final seconds of the series.To
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Blazers ride McCollum’s 37 to 1st WCF since ’00

[ad_1] DENVER -- CJ McCollum stood on the Denver Nuggets logo at midcourt and stared directly at a deflated Pepsi Center crowd trying to process how Game 7 had slipped out of its team's hands.In a back-and-forth Game 7 that mirrored this highly competitive second-round series, McCollum buried midrange jumpers from near the left side of the free throw line all game, chased down Jamal Murray for a LeBron James-like
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Real or not? George Springer could be going from star to superstar

[ad_1] So George Springer had a pretty good Mother's Day as the Houston Astros beat the Texas Rangers 15-5:First inning: home run to left-center.Second inning: line drive single to left field.Fourth inning: line single to left field.Fifth inning: ground ball single to right field.Sixth inning: home run to left-center.Unfortunately, Springer was on deck for the final out of the eighth inning, so he missed an opportunity to go 6-for-6 for
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Western finals ‘dream come true’ for Curry family

[ad_1] DENVER -- Dell Curry and Sonya Curry emerged from a restaurant inside the Pepsi Center and shouted with joy as they hugged Seth Curry.The Curry family celebrated the Portland Trail Blazers' 100-96 victory over the Denver Nuggets in Game 7, setting up a Western Conference Finals that will be a Curry family affair.2 RelatedSeth Curry will face Stephen Curry for the right to get to the NBA Finals when
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Sooners earn top seed in NCAA softball tourney

[ad_1] Oklahoma was unveiled as the No. 1 overall seed in the 2019 NCAA softball tournament when the bracket was revealed on Sunday.The top-ranked Sooners (49-2) bring a 39-game winning streak into the tournament, which is a Division I single-season record and eight wins shy of the 47 consecutive games Arizona won across the 1996 and 1997 seasons.Oklahoma, led by undefeated pitching ace Giselle Juarez (22-0, 1.26 ERA) and Big
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Jokic blames himself for Nuggets’ Game 7 loss

[ad_1] DENVER -- After the Denver Nuggets' best season in a decade came to an end, Nikola Jokic took the blame for the Game 7 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers.Despite having 29 points, 12 rebounds and 4 blocks, Jokic pointed the finger at himself for the 100-96 loss at home for missing 7 of 10 shots in the fourth quarter and the front end of two free throws with
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Kawhi Leonard’s series-ending buzzer-beater sends NBA Twitter into a frenzy

[ad_1] With more drama than any scripted TV show could provide, Kawhi Leonard ended the Eastern Conference semifinals in stunning fashion. His series-winning buzzer-beater -- coming just seconds after he missed a free throw that would've given his team a three-point lead -- hit several parts of the rim before falling through the net, giving the Toronto Raptors a 92-90 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers.It seemed as if all of