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Miami wins Game 1 in OT despite Lowry's heroics

Kyle Lowry sent Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals into overtime with a half-court buzzer-beater, but Miami scored the first eight points of OT and outlasted the Raptors north of the border.

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Lowry's half-court heave forces OT, Toronto erupts (0:29)
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An electrifying minute in Toronto (0:52)
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Owner to donate purse if Brody's Cause wins Derby

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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.

Jeff Samardzija breaks bat over knee
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The Giants RHP loves to deal the strikeouts, but he doesn't exactly like being on the other end of them.

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Kevin Arnovitz ESPN Staff Writer 

Strong start for the Trail Blazers who find a series of good shot attempts after defensive stops, something both Terry Stotts and Damian Lillard named as objectives -- easier to get looks against a scrambling defense. Portland leads 10-3 three minutes into Game 2 in Oakland.

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

Justin Smoak entered tonight with no home runs in 52 plate appearances. So of course he hit a game-tying home run in the bottom of the ninth and then a walk-off blast in the 10th to beat the Rangers. Because baseball.

Michael Wallace ESPN Staff Writer 

That Dwyane Wade shot should do it. But then again, Miami found a way to lose a six-point lead with seven seconds left in regulation. But Heat now pitching a shutout in overtime, up 98-90 with 1:21 remaining.

Kevin Arnovitz ESPN Staff Writer 

More fun with cross-matches in Oakland in Game 2. Mo Harkless starts the night on Klay Thompson for Portland.

Michael Wallace ESPN Staff Writer 

Heat open overtime retaking control. Big shots and two strong defensive stands to take 96-90 lead.

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Heat rip off six straight points to begin OT and the Raptors are in trouble again.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Jake Arrieta settled down nicely after walking the first two Pirate hitters on Tuesday night. Only 2 of the next 22 reached against him as he improved to 6-0.

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Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Kyle Lowry had been 7-for-48 from 3 in the playoffs before that miracle shot went down. To overtime we go.

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LOWRY FROM THE LOGO AT THE BUZZER!!!! Free basketball in Toronto! Heat and Raptors are tied at 90.

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Kyle Lowry from beyond halfcourt and we're tied. Holy cow.

Lightning's Drouin gets laid out by Hickey
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Thomas Hickey's massive body check forced Jonathan Drouin to the locker room.

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Kobe Bryant living that retired life
NBA 

Even at Disneyland, Kobe was hit with "MVP!" chants.

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Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Kyle Lowry sparked a mini Toronto spurt with a layup and a steal. It's coming down to the wire here in Toronto late in the fourth.

Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer 

In the fifth inning, Alex Rodriguez hurt his right hamstring, Yankees manager Joe Girardi confirmed. A-Rod will go for an MRI on Tuesday and then the Yankees will then determine if he will go on the DL.

Teamwork makes the dream work
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Victor Martinez hit a fly ball to short right field, but Francisco Lindor couldn't quite get there in time. Luckily, Jason Kipnis was there to help.

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Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Heat go up by 10 with 9:50 left in the fourth. Goran Dragic has outscored Kyle Lowry 23-2. Raptors in trouble as they've had trouble getting easy looks on offense.

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

At the beginning of the season, FiveThirtyEight.com projected the Cubs to win 96 games with a +138 run differential. After beating the Pirates 7-1 they're now at +89. With 137 games to go. They're 19-6 ... that's 123-win pace.

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Heat 68 Raptors 63 end 3. Dwyane Wade and Goran Dragic combined for 19 points in the quarter. Meanwhile, Kyle Lowry has two points and three assists on 1-for-7 shooting. DeMar DeRozan has 16 points and is 3-for-13 after a 3-for-3 start.