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Wizards Overcome Rockets Despite Harden’s 54, KD Explodes For 49

John Wall scored six of his 36 points in overtime as the Washington Wizards outlasted the Houston Rockets 135-131 in overtime on Monday despite James Harden’s season-high 54 points. Bradley Beal equaled his season-best with 32 points and Markieff Morris finished with 22 points and 10 rebounds. Wall had two baskets in overtime and dished out 11 assists. Harden scored 12 …

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Warriors Star Durant Fined $25K for ‘Inappropriate Language To Fan’

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant was fined $25,000 by the NBA on Tuesday for an obscenity-laced response to a heckler during a loss Saturday at Dallas. The violation, technically, for directing inappropriate language toward a fan, took place with 61 seconds remaining in the first quarter of the Mavericks’ 112-109 victory over the reigning NBA champions. A cell phone …

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NBA Roundup: Celtics Deny Pacers, Durant Breaks Laker Hearts

Terry Rozier’s steal and layup with 1.2 seconds remaining Monday gave Boston a 112-111 NBA victory over the Indiana Pacers after the Celtics squandered a 19-point lead. Kyrie Irving led the Celtics with 30 points while Al Horford scored 14 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and passed off nine assists. Jayson Tatum contributed 16 points and Marcus Smart added 15 and …

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Durant Dominance Continues With 36-Point Haul Against The Mavs

The Dallas Mavericks proved no match for the under-manned Golden State Warriors, who pulled away in the second half for a 112-97 victory in Oakland, California. The reigning NBA champion Warriors, still without star Stephen Curry and also missing starters Draymond Green and Zaza Pachulia, notched their eighth straight win. Kevin Durant equalled his season-high with 36 points and pulled …

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Nba Finals Game 4 – Deep Dive and How the Game Was Won and Lost

The Golden State Warriors have evened the series at 2 games a piece, triumphing over The Cleveland Cavaliers 103-82 Tuesday night. That scoreline flatters them slightly, this was a competitive game through three quarters. Here I will look at where the game was won and lost. The phrase must win was created for game 4 of The 2015 NBA Finals. …

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The NBA Finals – The Weirdest Moments So Far

Game 4 of the NBA Finals was packed with all sorts of funky moments that if you saw just one of would make them instantly memorable, but to have so many was truly hilarious. The Quicken Loans arena lends itself to moments of goofyness, watching games on T.V from their it often feels like more than a religious experience than …

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How The Cavs Won Game 3 & The Adjustments GSW Must Make

Conor O’Mahony looks at how the Cavs won game three and the adjustments GSW must make.  _____ Cavs Defence On Steph Curry Watching Curry play in game 3 of the finals through the first three quarters, a thought began to form in my mind. Curry was playing like LeBron did in the 2011 NBA Finals vs the Dirk Nowitski-led Dallas …

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Warriors Win Game 1- Talking Points

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Game 1 was all kinds of amazing. However I really feel that the Cleveland Cavaliers had to win last night to have any hope of knocking off the Golden State Warriors. Lets run it back, and I’ll explain why. The Cavs Played as Well as they Can and Still Lost. LeBron played out of his mind, going off for 44 …

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NBA: Postpone the Funeral, Spurs Win Five Straight Games

Here Conor O’Mahony discusses the San Antonio Spurs’ recent return to form, which has seen them win five games in a row.  Obituaries were being written for the 2015 San Antonio Spurs two weeks ago. They had lost four games in a row, culminating in a pummelling by The Portland Trailblazers 111-95 on the 25th of February. Sports reporters, as they do whenever …

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Bulls Bounce Thunder 108-105 Despite Westbrook Wonder

The Chicago Bulls made it four wins from the last six games against OKC. Impressive when the force of nature that is Russell Westbrook is against you.  It has been a terrible few weeks for the Chicago Bulls, first they lost their injury prone point guard Derrick Rose to another tear in his right knee raising questions if he would …

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NBA: Crazy Deadline Day Produces Shock Trades Across The League

Thursday marked the final chance for team’s to trade players across the league and what a day it turned out to be, with major personnel swaps across the board and the magnitude of these trades are sure shake up the entire league. There was  a total of 37 players traded yesterday, it’s a staggering number to comprehend and trying to …

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NBA: The 5 Biggest Talking Points From The All-Star Selections

The NBA All-star reserves were announced this weekend along with the outrage that accompanies it, we show you the full rosters and break down the five biggest talking points. East John Wall (Starter),Kyle Lowry (Starter),Lebron James(Starter), Carmelo Anthony(Starter),Pau Gasol (Starter), Jeff Teague (Reserve), Kyrie Iriving (Reserve), Jimmy Butler (Reserve) Dwayne Wade* (Reserve), Al Horford (Reserve) Paul Milsap (Reserve),Chris Bosh (Reserve). …

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All-Star Reserve Predictions – Western Conference

Garbhan Madigan decides who he wants to see as the fourteen All-Star reserves on All-Star Sunday night.   Make sure to catch part one of the All-Star discussion here It’s that time of year again… It’s the most frequent fight in the NBA.  Who should we put on the All-Star teams?  The flawed starters system has already been explained on PunditArena, but …

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NBA: Golden State Win Streak Halted By Grizzlies

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The Golden State Warriors 16 game win streak was ended by Memphis in a 105-98 loss last night, writes Stephen Loftus. The Grizzlies prevailed by seven points, sparked by twenty straight points to begin the second quarter and the Warriors were never able to claw their way back into the game, despite 22 points from shooting guard Klay Thompson. Golden …

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