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Kevin Durant-less Warriors march to 3-0 series lead

Basketball / NBA May 19, 2019

Kevin Durant-less Warriors march to 3-0 series lead

With Kevin Durant out, Draymond Green has taken it upon himself to boost Golden State. And boy, has he. Green had 20 points, 13 rebounds and 12 assists, and the Warriors beat the Portland Trail Blazers 110-99 on Saturday night for a 3-0 lead in the ...

Bucks rout Raptors for 2-0 lead

Basketball / NBA May 18, 2019

Bucks rout Raptors for 2-0 lead

Giannis Antetokounmpo started the game with an emphatic dunk. The next possession, a sprawling block to deny Marc Gasol. The next possession, another dunk. The tone was set. And it never changed. The Eastern Conference doesn't belong to Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks — yet. But they're ...

Stephen Curry's 37 lead Warriors past Blazers, to 2-0 lead

Basketball / NBA May 17, 2019

Stephen Curry's 37 lead Warriors past Blazers, to 2-0 lead

These Golden State Warriors have long been able to score in fabulous, jaw-dropping flurries. Down by eight to the Portland Trail Blazers at home with 4½ minutes to go, they needed every last burst, perfect pass, driving layup and dunk. "Our experience really paid off ...

Bucks finish with a flourish, take Game 1

Basketball / NBA May 16, 2019

Bucks finish with a flourish, take Game 1

Down for most of the game, clearly rusty at times after nearly a full week off, the Milwaukee Bucks looked very much like a team in trouble. Until the fourth quarter. The team with the NBA's best record this season found its stride at the perfect ...

Jets star Yuki Togashi named B. League MVP

Basketball / B. League May 15, 2019

Jets star Yuki Togashi named B. League MVP

by Kaz Nagatsuka

The Chiba Jets Funabashi's diminutive star guard Yuki Togashi just won the biggest individual accolade of his basketball career. The 25-year-old Togashi was named the Most Valuable Player of the 2018-19 season at the B. League Award Show at the Roppongi Hills Arena on Wednesday ...