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Follow live: Lillard, Blazers lead Game 2

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An electrifying minute in Toronto

Kyle Lowry's half-court buzzer beater sent the Raptors to OT just a minute before Justin Smoak's walk-off home run for the Blue Jays.

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Ethan Sherwood Strauss ESPN Staff Writer 

Vintage Curry from Klay. Thompson ties it at 91 with a Steph-style pump fake flyby 3

Kevin Pelton ESPN Staff Writer 

As much as his shooting and playmaking, I think the Warriors have missed Steph Curry's decision-making tonight.

Kevin Arnovitz ESPN Staff Writer 

Five seconds of ballet as the quarter ends, as the Trail Blazers ping the ball around in transition to find Damian Lillard a 3-pointer at the horn. Portland leads 87-76 with 12 minutes of basketball remaining at Oracle Arena in Oakland.

Boyle scores winner for Lightning in OT
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Brian Boyle was in the perfect spot to tap home a loose puck and lift Tampa Bay to a 5-4 win over the Islanders in Game 3.

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Smoak powers Blue Jays with two homers
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Justin Smoak followed up a game-tying home run in the ninth inning with a walk-off in the 10th.

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Kevin Arnovitz ESPN Staff Writer 

Portland trying to hang on to its lead, which is down to four points midway through the 3rd quarter. No Harkless, who has been checking Klay Thompson, has gone to the bench with his fourth foul. Blazers are still moving the ball well, but Warriors' D is turning it up.

Weber's rocket goes top shelf
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Nashville's Shea Weber unleashed a slap shot into the top right corner that served as the winner in the Predators' 4-1 win over the Sharks.

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Kyle Lowry's half-court heave forces OT
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And the Toronto crowd erupted.

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Royals rally for walk-off win over Nats
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Kansas City tagged Jonathan Papelbon for three runs in the bottom of the ninth to steal a 7-6 win.

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Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Raptors PG Kyle Lowry says he has to be better and "pick my s--- up."

Kevin Arnovitz ESPN Staff Writer 

The Trail Blazers weather the Golden State comeback in the closing minutes of the first half and rebuild their lead. It's 59-51 at intermission. CJ McCollum (14 points) and Al-Farouq Aminu (13 points) both shot well from distance. Damian Lillard struggled to find driving lanes in the Portland half court, but hit a big 3-pointer a couple of minutes before halftime and dropped a pretty dime to Mason Plumlee in early offense.

Heat survive Lowry's epic shot, win in OT
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Kyle Lowry forced five extra minutes with a heave at the buzzer, but Dwyane Wade took over from there, scoring seven points in OT to help the Heat to a 102-96 win over the Raptors in Game 1.

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Roark's pitch goes just a bit outside
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Straight-out-of-the-camera-frame outside.

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Arrieta shines again as Cubs move to 19-6
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Jake Arrieta lowered his 2016 ERA to 0.84 with seven scoreless innings to help Chicago to a 7-1 win in Pittsburgh.

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Kevin Arnovitz ESPN Staff Writer 

With the Warriors clawing back, Oracle Arena is now a high-decibel environment -- everyone on their feet. Portland 47, Golden State 37 with 4:27 remaining in the first half.

Craig Custance ESPN Senior Writer 

Blues completely outplaying Stars in second. Their best second period of the playoffs. Just pouring it on. Now 5-1 St. Louis.

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David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

What a comeback by the Royals! They score three runs in the bottom of the ninth off Jonathan Papelbon to snap the Nationals' four-game win streak. Mike Moustakas came off the bench for a big two-run pinch-hit single and then Lorenzo Cain drove in the winner with a liner in the gap on an 0-2 pitch.

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Erik Spoelstra on the Kyle Lowry shot: "I think once it left in his hand I think everybody in the building knew it was going to go."

Kevin Arnovitz ESPN Staff Writer 

Portland works patiently and opportunistically in the first quarter to generate quality looks at the basket. They lead 34-21. Al-Farouq Aminu got loose from distance and off the bounce for 10 points to lead the way for the Trail Blazers. CJ McCollum added nine. The defense has been active and tough, limiting the Dubs to 21 points in 22 possessions.

Michael Wallace ESPN Staff Writer 

International Theft: Dwyane Wade and Goran Dragic combine for 50 points as the Heat snatch home court advantage away from Toronto with a 102-96 win in Game 1. Wade scored seven in OT and added two steals in the extra period to extend Heat's franchise record to 18 consecutive playoff series with at least one road victory.

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Final: Heat 102 Raptors 96 (OT). Kyle Lowry's miracle shot from beyond halfcourt sent the game to the extra session but Miami jumped out early in OT to take Game 1. Toronto falls to 0-5 in Game 1s at home. Lowry shot just 3-for-13 and had seven points. Goran Dragic and Dwyane Wade combined for 50 points for the Heat.

Kevin Arnovitz ESPN Staff Writer 

The Trail Blazers are smoking hot -- 9-for-15 overall and 4-for-6 from distance. All five starters are on the board and they lead Golden State 24-13 a little less than nine minutes into Game 2.