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Warriors mailbag: Will Kevin Durant return in the NBA Finals?

Kevin Durant will return to practice this Sunday and is expected to play this Monday in Toronto the fifth game of the NBA Finals. The desperate situation of the Golden State Warriors, who lose 3-1 and need to win to prevent the Toronto Raptors take the title, will force the reappearance of the forward, unpublished in this final because of a muscle problem in a twin. The Warriors' leading...
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Olympiacos throws out of the league of Greece

Olympiacos, where this season is played by Aleksandar Vezenkov, will end his participation in the championship of Greece with a sanction. The Piraeus team will be thrown out by the local elite because the management plans to boycott the last regular season match against Promiteas. The reason is the appointment of Judge Panagiotis Anastopoulos on Wednesday for the match in...
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Ephesus Istanbul qualified for the Euroleague Final Four for the first time

Ephesus Istanbul beat 80:71 (47:42) over the visiting Barcelona and with a 3: 2 victory eliminated the opponent to qualify for the Fourth Final at the Euroleague Basketball Championship for Men for the first time. Shane Larkin scored 18 points and 7 assists, and Adrian Mourhamne scored 18 points for the Turks. Vasilie Micic contributed 10 points and 10 assists for success. Chris Singleton was...
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James Harden brought Houston to success in the Utah series at the NBA

James Harden made 26 points for Houston's 100: 93 victory against Utah in the first round of playoffs at the Western Conference of the National Basketball Association. Rocky's team won the series with 4: 1 success and qualified for the semi-finals in the West for the third consecutive season. Clint Capella has scored 16 points and 10 rebounds under the basket for the winners. Donovan...
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Real Madrid defeated Panathinaikos for the second time

Real Madrid's Euroleague champion is only one of the final four-time winners in the tournament for the third consecutive year. At home, the Spaniards had a 78:63 over Panathinaikos and led 2-0 in the series before the transfer to Greek land. Pablo Lasso's basketball players started the match very hard and after the first quarter led 13 points to 21: 8. By the end of the match,...
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Milwaukee kicks off the NBA playoffs with victory

The team with the best performance in the Milwaukee regular season started the playoffs with a convincing victory with 121: 86 against Detroit. Yanis Antetoquanbo scored a "double-double" after 24 points and 17 rebounds in 24 minutes, and seven other Bucks finished with double-digit points. George Hill scored 16 points, Eric Bledsoe added 15. Detroit was Luc Kenard with 21 points, André...
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Magic Johnson leaves the LA Lakers

Legend Magic Johnson announced he was retiring from the post of president of Los Angeles Lakers basketball operations after just over two years of work at the NBA club. Johnson announced his decision minutes before the last season's regular season, lost to host 101: 104 from Portland. The Lakers failed to qualify in the playoffs for the sixth consecutive year after a balance of 37 wins...
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Curry: LeBron has an amazing career and playoffs without him – something new

Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry believes that next year Lakers star player LeBron James will be able to take his team to the playoffs. "The League is moving forward, and there are always new stars and new amazing stories. We have new contenders for victory. But LeBron had an amazing career and therefore playoffs without he’s something new. At the same time, I’m sure...
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he Fuenlabrada will not be able to count on Popovic for the next four to six weeks

Bad news for Montakit Fuenlabrada. His star, his captain, Croat Marko Popovic, will be low for four to six weeks due to the trauma that happened in the collision with UCAM Murcia last Sunday. Tests made to the veteran player have diagnosed that he suffers from partial tearing of the internal lateral ligament on his right knee, which will keep him away from the courts for at least one month,...
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The LeBron season is over

Wing Lebron James will miss all the Los Angeles Lakers matches by the end of the season in the National Basketball Association. Laker's star has a groin injury and will not take part in all six meetings of the California team until the final of the campaign. "This is already being discussed with the medical staff, and it will be implemented by the end of the first year," Lakers said. Los...
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