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Durant nets 50 as Warriors advance to second round

Durant made history by equalling the most points scored in the first half of a playoff game.

Rockets clinch playoff spot, Warriors reach 50 wins

NBA scoring leader Harden had an average night but it was enough to help the Rockets book a postseason berth.

Schauffele wins WGC-HSBC Champions in playoff

Xander Schauffele beat Tony Finau in a playoff to win the WGC-HSBC Champions.

Origi shines as Wolfsburg seize lead in relegation playoff

Divock Origi put Wolfsburg a step closer to remaining in the Bundesliga.

Cavs steal game one from Raptors in Toronto

LeBron James notched a triple-double and the Cleveland Cavaliers roared back to stun the Raptors 113-112 in overtime in Toronto on Tuesday in game one of their NBA playoff second-round series.

Cavaliers stun Wizards, Pacers pummel Warriors

The Cleveland Cavaliers were already getting into NBA playoff mode even before coach Tyronn Lue returned to the bench on Thursday night.

Song upbeat despite ANA Inspiration heartbreak

Despite losing in a playoff to win the ANA Inspiration, Jennifer Song was nevertheless pleased with her performance during the tournament.

Fultz scores 10 points in return to playoff-bound Sixers

Former first-overall pick Markelle Fultz delivered 10 points in his much-anticipated return as the playoff-bound Philadelphia 76ers crushed the Denver Nuggets 123-104 on Monday.

NBA: Pacers pull away late to clinch playoff spot

Darren Collison nailed a couple of clutch late three pointers as the Indiana Pacers clinched a postseason spot on Sunday with a 113-107 overtime win over the Miami Heat.

Rockets roll on as Spurs problems deepen

James Harden scored 28 points as the Houston Rockets tightened their grip on first place in the Western Conference on Monday with a 109-93 victory over the San Antonio Spurs.

NBA: Celtics book playoff berth

The Boston Celtics shook off a scary fall for swingman Jaylen Brown to punch their ticket to the NBA playoffs with a 117-109 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Thursday.

NBA: Rockets down Clippers for 14th straight win

The NBA-leading Houston Rockets capped a perfect February with a 105-92 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday to stretch their winning streak to 14 games.