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There have been no shortage of doubters when it comes to the Warriors' success this season. Their amazing win in Game 3, though, should be enough to silence them (again).
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New and improved

Vintage Derrick Rose in Game 3? No, he says, just smarter and more effective.

'First-year' phenoms

Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving haven't wilted at all in their first NBA playoff run.

Time is now

After four seasons, it's time for Kawhi Leonard to take over on offense.

DA's Big Board

Grit and defense are available in bunches in this year's small forward crop.

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Leonard, bench (77 points) carry Spurs past Clippers

Apr 25, 2015 6:02 AM

There will occasionally be nights like these, when Blake Griffin can't pulverize and posterize some poor dunk victim, when Chris Paul can't blow past a one-legged point guard, when the heart and soul of the Clippers lineup just can't find the net with a GPS. Read Full Article

Wizards adjustment sends Raptors to brink elimination

Apr 25, 2015 5:36 AM

These are your regular season's Washington Wizards. Read Full Article

Painful defeat lingers for developing Pelicans

Apr 25, 2015 4:58 AM

In the aftermath, they were like curious onlookers crawling up to the edge of a smoking crater, trying to get a glimpse of the meteor that had fallen so suddenly from outer space and left such a gaping hole in their backyard. Read Full Article

NBA: Curry was fouled on tying 3-pointer in Game 3

Apr 24, 2015 10:03 PM

Stephen Curry's tying 3-pointer could have been a four-point play. Read Full Article

Blazers' Afflalo (shoulder) expected to play Game 3

Apr 24, 2015 8:42 PM

Portland guard Arron Afflalo is expected to play Saturday when the Trail Blazers host the Memphis Grizzlies in Game 3 of their playoff series. Read Full Article

Bulls unsure about injured Mirotic for Game 4

Apr 24, 2015 9:58 PM

Chicago Bulls forward Nikola Mirotic's bruised left knee is feeling better, though coach Tom Thibodeau is unsure whether the rookie will be available for Game 4 of the team's first-round playoff series at Milwaukee on Saturday. Read Full Article

When it mattered most, defense carries Bulls

Apr 24, 2015 5:37 AM

This has been the season of big offense for the Chicago Bulls, a departure from what they've known and from how they'd come to be known over the previous four seasons under head coach Tom Thibodeau. Read Full Article

Celtics give Cavaliers dress rehearsal for future battles

Apr 24, 2015 4:11 AM

Even if they don't realize it, the Cleveland Cavaliers are getting exactly what they need. Read Full Article

Holiday (leg) returns for Pelicans vs. Warriors

Apr 24, 2015 2:33 AM

Pelicans point guard Jrue Holiday has returned to the lineup for Game 3 of New Orleans' first-round playoff series against Golden State on Thursday night. Read Full Article

For Spurs' Leonard time is now to takeover franchise

Apr 24, 2015 12:15 AM

At the age of 23 and only in his fourth season, Kawhi Leonard is already loading up on the type of hardware that would normally get him into the Hall of Fame someday, but first: When does he become an All-Star? Read Full Article

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