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Starting fights and crushing grandmas at bingo: The Steven Adams story

Oklahoma City's big man isn't intimidated by superstars, thrown elbows or disgusting foods.

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Ref's Perspective: Final play from Thunder-Spurs Game 2 (2:28)
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Raptors need Lowry, DeRozan to deliver

DeMar DeRozan and Kyle Lowry struggled to make shots in Round 1, yet Toronto was able to prevail. The Raptors can't afford to have that trend continue against the Heat.

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The 16 things you missed in a ridiculous Thunder-Spurs ending (1:35)
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Thunder win on bizarre final sequence (0:59)
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Spurs react to wild, controversial Game 2 finish (1:39)
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We expected better: Top 25 of unfulfilled potential

ESPN.com presents the top 25 cases of unfulfilled potential in sports history. Some of the athletes who made the list squandered their prodigious talent; others were slowed or stopped by injury. All left us wanting more.

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Thompson demoralizing Hawks on glass ... again

Offense isn't Tristan Thompson's calling card. But just as he did in last season's playoffs against the Hawks, he is giving the Cavaliers extra offensive possessions with his rebounding.

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LeBron shrugs at Hawks' lack of defense (0:15)
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Kawhi scores reverse with opposite hand (0:16)
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Stephen A.: Heat are automatic title contenders with Durant (1:55)
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Parker goes no-look on insane assist (0:11)
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Windhorst: LeBron's "Space Jam" plans for down the road (0:40)
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LeBron pinpoints this pass to Jefferson for the dunk (0:18)
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#NBArank best playoff Vines compilation (5:50)
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Kevin Durant is the NBA's next villain (2:15)
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Haywood: No Steph, no problem for Klay (0:45)
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LeBron gets and-1 opportunity, flexes in celebration (0:15)
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Henderson and Varejao ejected after tempers flare (1:09)
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Young fan crashes Hornets-Heat game (0:19)
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Jemele is not getting too hyped over the Raptors (1:42)
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Larry Bird is the loneliest man in Toronto (0:21)
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With rumors of LeBron starring in "Space Jam 2," here's a look at a potential supporting cast. (via @sportscenter)

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J.A. Adande @jadande

Final tally for refs in NBA review: 24 correct decisions, 8 incorrect decisions in last 2 minutes. But that ain't the headline. Tough job

The untold story of Steven Adams

The Thunder big man starts fights, eats pig testicles and has no problem crushing your grandma at bingo. Seven feet of not giving a crap

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Jeff Goodman @GoodmanESPN

San Diego State’s Malik Pope told ESPN he will work out for the Los Angeles Clippers this weekend.

Rachel Nichols @Rachel__Nichols

Also on ESPN2 now: we ask Metta World Peace for the lowdown on Luke Walton & what it was really like in the locker room for D'Angelo Russell

J.A. Adande @jadande

NBA says Manu stepped on line, Waiters fouled Manu, Mills fouled Adams, Kawhi fouled Russ and Ibaka fouled Aldridge. Got all that?

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

Kyrie Irving has scored 20-plus points in all five playoff games for the Cavs. It's the first time he's had a streak like that since late February/early March when he did it in seven straight.

Ethan Sherwood Strauss ESPN Staff Writer 

Klay Thompson on CJ McCollum's "illegal screens" complaint: "I saw it. They gotta stop dying on screens."