NBA Playoffs

Washington Wizards forward Davis Bertans (42) reacts after shooting a 3-point basket against the Golden State Warriors during the second half of an NBA basketball game in San Francisco, Sunday, March 1, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
AP
June 22, 2020 - 12:06 pm
Washington Wizards forward Davis Bertans will skip the Disney-based resumption of the NBA season, making him the first known example of a healthy, eligible player sitting out.
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Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James, right, dunks against the Dallas Mavericks during the second half of an NBA basketball game Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
AP
December 29, 2019 - 12:02 pm
He left Cleveland for Miami, finally became a champion, went back to his beloved northeast Ohio, delivered on another title promise, then left for the Los Angeles Lakers and the next challenge. He played in eight straight finals. No NBA player won more games or more MVP awards over the last 10...
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Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard holds the NBA Finals MVP trophy after the Raptors defeated the Golden State Warriors 114-110 in Game 6 of basketball’s NBA Finals, Thursday, June 13, 2019, in Oakland, Calif. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
June 14, 2019 - 12:16 am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kawhi Leonard's first season with the Toronto Raptors started with his now-infamous laugh. It ended with him getting the last laugh. The best player on the league's newly crowned best team is an NBA Finals MVP for the second time. Toronto finally sits atop the basketball...
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June 07, 2019 - 12:01 am
Golden State Warriors wing Klay Thompson (hamstring) was ruled out just over two hours before Game 3 of the NBA Finals on Wednesday night, and the line movement reflected heavy interest on the Raptors as a result. The Warriors were seen as high as a six-point favorite on Monday, but the spread...
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Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard stretches to keep the ball from Golden State Warriors center Andrew Bogut as he drives to the net during Game 2 of the NBA Finals.
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June 04, 2019 - 11:55 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Toronto Raptors star Kawhi Leonard filed a federal lawsuit against Nike on Monday, saying the footwear and apparel giant is blocking him from using a logo that he believes he owns. The suit was filed on a travel day for the NBA Finals; Leonard and the Raptors flew to Oakland,...
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Milwaukee Bucks guard Malcolm Brogdon (13) loses the ball as Toronto Raptors forward Norman Powell (24) and guard Danny Green (14) defend during the first half of Game 5 of the NBA basketball playoffs Eastern Conference finals in Milwaukee on Thursday, May 23, 2019. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
May 24, 2019 - 9:12 am
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Mired in their worst skid of the season at the worst possible time, the Milwaukee Bucks need an answer in the Eastern Conference finals. A lineup change didn't provide one, so the Bucks have to come up with something else in Toronto. The Bucks returned to the starting five they...
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Warriors guard Stephen Curry playing the Portland Trailblazers in the 2019 playoffs
Jonathan Ferrey
May 21, 2019 - 5:10 pm
Jordan, Magic, Bird, Curry? You bet. In the latest episode of RADIO.com’s Big Time Basketball podcast Matt Steinmetz and Brian Scalabrine nominate Curry for a place on basketball’s Mount Rushmore. “If they win a championship that would give him 4 titles. Is he better than the all-time? I think he’s...
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May 20, 2019 - 10:47 am
The day after Warriors basketball boss Bob Myers said Kevin Durant won't even be taking the trip to Portland for Games 3 and 4, head coach Steve Kerr offered a further update before the club took flight on Friday afternoon. Kerr didn't just discuss the process of Durant (right calf strain) but also...
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May 20, 2019 - 7:39 am
TORONTO -- The Bucks' usual superstars were held in check tonight, yet the Raptors still needed two overtime periods to beat Milwaukee 118-112. Giannis Antetokounmpo, Khris Middleton and Eric Bledsoe combined for 32 points on 11/48 shooting, with Giannis tying a career high with eight turnovers on...
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