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The Ten: Beard delivers to keep Rockets alive

James Harden shook off a forgettable Game 3 performance by dropping 45 points on the Warriors, who were denied a sweep of the West finals.

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Wilbon 'Terrified' when Curry goes down (3:20)
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Phil is 'glad for' J.R., Shump & Pablo

Phil Jackson tweets that departed players needed to find a "comfort zone." He also tweeted his opposition to the way some teams use the 3-point shot.

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LeBron: 'Violence is not the answer' (1:23)
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Can Lakers help Knicks draft a big man?

If the Lakers don't pick a big man at No. 2 in the draft, is the door open for the Knicks to get either Jahlil Okafor or Karl-Anthony Towns at No. 4?

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Two Cavs say LeBron could best Jordan

The Michael Jordan-LeBron James debate isn't going away, as evidenced by the comments of Kendrick Perkins and J.R. Smith after Game 3. Vote on LeBron's place in history

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Could Howard be suspended for Game 5?

On SportsCenter, Jalen Rose said this Dwight Howard elbow was very similar to the one that got J.R. Smith suspended for two games earlier in the postseason. Howard got a flagrant 1 on the play, but if it's upgraded to a flagrant 2, it would result in an automatic suspension.

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Curry not interested in watching fall

After explaining the ordeal in great detail at the postgame podium, Stephen Curry was asked if he intends to go out of his way to avoid seeing replays of his scary fall and told ESPN's Marc Stein: "I've seen it once .... and once was enough"

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Ethan Strauss @SherwoodStrauss

Warriors say concussion protocol was adhered to. GSW doctor Bill Maloney and GSW trainer Johan Wang both refused to answer questions

Ariza on Curry injury

Rockets forward Trevor Ariza said after the game: "It's a scary thing, a scary situation, both players were just trying to play hard and trying ot make plays for their team and unfortunately sometimes you get hurt but he's a tough kid and he came back out there and competed for his team."

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Wilbon 'terrified' when Curry went down

Michael Wilbon said of Stephen Curry's scary fall in Game 4: "You're terrified. He's on the floor for that period of time, the whole team's around him and you see the replay over and over of him hitting his head."

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Curry okay after scary fall

Stephen Curry flipped completely over Trevor Ariza trying to stop a fast break in the first half, and hit the floor hard. He eventually returned in the second half and said after the game "I remember everything about [the play]. I feel pretty good."

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Ethan Strauss @SherwoodStrauss

Warriors GM Bob Myers is definitive that Curry did not have a concussion: "If he did, he wouldn't have played. That's pretty hard line"

Howard: 'We don't want to go home'

After the Rockets forced a Game 5 in the conference finals, Dwight Howard said: "We don't want to go home. We just came out and played as hard as we could, left it out on the floor, and when you do that, good things happen."

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Warriors' rare loss

Golden State was 20-for-46 from 3-point range in Game 4. The Warriors are the 19th team ever to make 20 3-pointers in a game, and just the second to lose. They're the first to do so in the postseason.

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Harden on Rockets' Game 5 hopes

The MVP runner-up on what Houston has to do to stay alive again in Game 5: "Same effort. Come out with some great intensity. They're a really good team especially at home."

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Harden keeps Rockets alive

James Harden scored 45 points, setting a career playoff high, and the Rockets held off a Warriors rally to stave off elimination for the fourth time this postseason. Box score

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Calvin Watkins @calvinwatkins

Toyota Center announcer is asking the crowd to remain in their seats until the storm passes. We have 2:23 left in the fourth quarter.