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April 19 (AP) -- Playoffs begin....

Let the (real) games begin: It's NBA playoff time

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MIAMI (AP) -- Finally, the NBA playoffs are set....

Crawford's 41 points leads Warriors over Nuggets

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DENVER (AP) -- Jordan Crawford scored a career-high 41 points and Harrison Barnes added 30 as a squad of Golden State backups beat the Denver Nuggets 116-112 Wednesday night....

Blazers defeat Clippers 110-102

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Will Barton had a career-high 23 points and 10 rebounds and the Portland Trail Blazers downed the Los Angeles Clippers 110-104 in the regular-season finale Wednesday night, with both teams resting key players in advance of the playoffs....

Goodwin helps Suns to 104-99 win over Kings

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Archie Goodwin scored 12 of his career-high 29 points in the fourth quarter and the Phoenix Suns defeated the Sacramento Kings 104-99 Wednesday night in the season finale for both teams....

Grizzlies grab 7th seed, beat Dallas 106-105 in OT

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- The Memphis Grizzlies had every reason to ease up in the regular season finale after pushing hard the past three months to reach the postseason....

76ers top resting Heat in finale, 100-87

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MIAMI (AP) -- For Philadelphia, the season finale was about what's coming next year. For Miami, it's about what's coming next week....