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Hawks rally past Sixers, take 3-2 lead in second round of NBA playoffs

Joel MBD dropped his devastating 0-for-12 shooting in the second half of Game 4 in Atlanta. But the Sixers took their fall back to Philadelphia. After blowing up an 18-point lead and dropping 4 games, Philadelphia threw up a 26-point, third-quarter lead and lost 5 games. The D-Haw-Die Hawks took a 3-2 series lead in …

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Chris Paul indefinitely sidelined from NBA playoffs as part of the league’s Covid-19 protocols

Sons head coach Monty Williams said the team would move on to Paul’s situation as they entered the league’s Covid-19 protocol with previous players this season. “It was like anything else, when we had people in the past who were in this situation or were in this situation, where you could go to protocol.” Williams …

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Hawks eliminate Knicks from NBA playoffs behind Trae Young

NEW YORK — During an average NBA playoff series, the inevitable will happen: fans get rowdy, players get physical, complaints about caretakers become more apparent and sometimes pre- and post-game sound bites, whether provoked. Whether or not the opponents will get attention. The Eastern Conference’s first-round tussle between the New York Knicks and Atlanta Hawks …

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Nets defeat Celtics in Game 5, reach second round of NBA playoffs

Brooklyn’s offensive firepower provided by Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving and James Harden overwhelmed Boston. The Nets ended the Celtics season on Tuesday with a 123-109 win in Game 5 of their first-round Eastern Conference series. Harden led the Nets in scoring for the first time in the series with 34 points, Irving had 25 points …

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Maple Leafs’ NHL playoffs collapse has goalie emotional; what’s next?

Toronto Maple Leafs goalkeeper Jack Campbell was distraught after the Montreal Canadiens’ series-win 3–1 win in Game 7 on Monday night. A shot from Brendan Gallagher squeezed through his feet to give the Canadians a 1-0 lead in the second round and Montreal completed the comeback from a 3–1 series deficit. “It’s very hard,” Campbell …

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