NBA Playoffs

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May 13, 2019 - 6:33 pm
The second round of the NBA playoffs ended in miraculous fashion on Sunday with a pair of brilliant Game 7s with one ending in historic fashion. Click to listen/read.
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Kevin Durant
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May 09, 2019 - 9:47 am
Quite a few Knicks fans are already counting Kevin Durant as a member of their team next season. This season hasn’t ended yet, but there has been plenty of speculation about Durant’s future in Golden State following its conclusion. Click to read.
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76ers center Joel Embiid (21) reacts after making a three-point shot against the Brooklyn Nets during the second quarter in game five of the first round of the 2019 NBA Playoffs at Wells Fargo Center.
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April 23, 2019 - 10:55 pm
Ben Simmons thumped his chest after a big dunk, Joel Embiid pointed toward an overmatched defender on a slam of his own, and the Philadelphia 76ers flexed their offensive muscle from the opening tip to beat the Brooklyn Nets 120-100 on Tuesday night and close out their Eastern Conference playoff...
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April 22, 2019 - 8:00 pm
Another day, another fine for a Brooklyn Nets executive. General manager Sean Marks was fined $25,000 and suspended for one game after he went into the referee’s locker room following Brooklyn’s 112-108 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers in Game 4 of their series. Click to read.
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Nets coach Kenny Atkinson stops forward Jared Dudley from going after 76ers center Joel Embiid during the second half of a playoff game on April 20, 2019, at Barclays Center.
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April 20, 2019 - 7:07 pm
Joel Embiid scored and rebounded. He blocked shots and even threw the most important pass of the game.
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Steve Lichtenstein
April 19, 2019 - 10:08 am
The Nets are getting a crash course in Playoff Basketball 101 from the Sixers in this best-of-seven Eastern Conference quarterfinals series, including the perils that come from failing to match their opponent’s physicality and the fatal consequences that come with mental lapses on both ends. Click...
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The 76ers' Tobias Harris reacts during Game 3 of the NBA playoff series against the Nets on April 18, 2019, at Barclays Center.
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April 19, 2019 - 12:14 am
Ben Simmons scored a career playoff-high 31 points, Tobias Harris added 29 points and 16 rebounds and the Philadelphia 76ers shook off the absence of Joel Embiid to beat the Brooklyn Nets 131-115 on Thursday night for a 2-1 lead in the first-round series. Click to read.
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Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons (25) drives against Brooklyn Nets forward DeMarre Carroll (9) during the first quarter in game two of the first round of the 2019 NBA Playoffs at Wells Fargo Center.
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April 15, 2019 - 10:54 pm
Simmons had 18 points, 12 assists and 10 rebounds and the Philadelphia 76ers had an answer for the pesky Brooklyn Nets in a 145-123 win to even their Eastern Conference playoff series Monday night. Click to read.
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Ed Davis and Jared Dudley
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Steve Lichtenstein
April 15, 2019 - 9:42 am
A few Nets beat writers caught up with Sean Marks in the hallway of the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia early Saturday evening.
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The Nets' D'Angelo Russell reacts to his bench during a break in the second quarter against the 76ers in Game 1 of their first-round playoff game at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia.
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April 13, 2019 - 8:02 pm
D'Angelo Russell flashed some postseason magic, playing like the All-Star leader Brooklyn needed with 26 points, and Caris LeVert scored 23 to lead the Nets to an impressive 111-102 win Saturday over the Philadelphia 76ers in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference first-round playoff series. Click to...
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