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Daugherty: Toronto should have lost Game 2

Brad Daugherty says the Raptors' Jonas Valanciunas needs to touch the basketball more following his Game 2 performance.


J.R. Smith says open shots are boring

Cover him. Don't cover him. In these playoffs, Cleveland's streaky shooter has a hot hand regardless of defense. 'This is my shot'

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Le Batard: Bird saying Vogel begged to stay was mistake

Dan Le Batard thinks Pacers president Larry Bird was trying to explain that Frank Vogel really wanted to stay in Indiana, but "instead took his dignity."


Top 10 NBA Mock Draft

If the Lakers win the draft lottery, should they take Ben Simmons or Brandon Ingram? Top 10 revealed (Insider)

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Does Kawhi guarding Westbrook work?

David Thorpe goes next level on the Kawhi Leonard-Russell Westbrook matchup that could determine which team makes it to the Western Conference Finals.


Michael C. Wright ESPN Staff Writer 

Tony Parker is hoping the Spurs slow down their possessions somewhat against OKC tonight. The Spurs believed they rushed too many possessions in Game 2, which led to easy transition buckets for the Thunder.

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Steph Curry is OUT for Saturday's Game 3 vs Trail Blazers, Steve Kerr tells the Dan Patrick Show.

Cleveland is beast of East

The Cavaliers will take a 13-game winning streak in conference playoff games into Friday's Game 3 against the Hawks (ESPN/WatchESPN 7 p.m. ET). Elias Sports Bureau reports that's the fourth-longest such streak.

  • 16: 2000-02 Lakers
  • 14: 2003-04 Nets
  • 14: 1988-90 Lakers
  • 13: 2015-16 Cavaliers

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Mike & Mike stunned over Bird's rationale

After deciding to part ways with Frank Vogel, Pacers president Larry Bird said he thinks good coaches leave after three years. In response, Mike Greenberg said, "Be careful what you wish for."


Kyle Lowry leaves security guard hanging

Lowry is shooting 30 percent in the postseason and was 0-for-1 on pregame fist bumps.