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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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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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Kupchak says next season will be Kobe's last (2:41)

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Supersized Draymond (0:55)

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Harden's game was super-efficient

Last night, James Harden became just the third player over the last 30 seasons to score 45 points in a playoff game on 22 shots or fewer. Michael Jordan and Dirk Nowitzki did so but both needed at least 24 FT attempts. Harden needed just 13 FTA vs. the Warriors.

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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 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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Howard stuck in arena due to weather

Six to 10 inches of rain ravaged Houston Monday night, and fans were urged to remain in the Toyota Center until it passed. Rocket Dwight Howard was among those still in the arena until at least 2:15 a.m. CT. "Sleepy ... crazy ... but fine," Howard told reporters. "I'm enjoying myself with the fans."

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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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Steph scared fans and family alike

Curry's fall in Game 4 was just as nerve-wracking for his family as his fans. His mom, Sonya, said "This was scary, because I didn't know for a while what was going on down there." (via USA TODAY Sports)

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Ethan Strauss @SherwoodStrauss

Filling trash bags with rain to take back to the Bay. I'll be dragging what looks like beached whale blowup dolls through the airport