Harden has 24 points, Rockets beat Mavs 118-108 in Game 1

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HOUSTON (AP) -- James Harden loves games like the one Houston had Saturday night....

Curry scores 34, Warriors beat Pelicans 106-99 in Game 1

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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Stephen Curry carried the Golden State Warriors to a huge lead, waving his arms and flexing his muscles with one acrobatic shot after another....

Rose scores 23, Bulls beat Bucks 103-91

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CHICAGO (AP) -- Through three long years of knee surgeries and recoveries, the Chicago Bulls waited for this. And when the moment arrived, here is what Derrick Rose did....

Wiser LA Clippers prepared for 1st-round showdown with Spurs

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LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The San Antonio Spurs have faced almost every postseason obstacle imaginable during their 18-year run of steady success....

Pierce leads Wizards past Raptors in OT in Game 1

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TORONTO (AP) -- Paul Pierce beat the Raptors with a veteran mix of brains and baskets....

Love, Irving, Davis ready for the NBA playoff debuts

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Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving are NBA veterans in every sense of the word....

Go figure: Stat titles rarely lead to NBA titles

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It's already known that Oklahoma City won't win the NBA title, since the Thunder didn't make the playoffs....