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Leafs' Auston Matthews frustrated with playoff performance

Auston Matthews described scoring in the playoffs like feeling “an earthquake in your feet” following his winner in Game 3 of Toronto’s series with the Boston Bruins. Unfortunately for the Maple Leafs and their star centre, there wouldn’t be any aftershocks. Matthews could only muster that one goal to go along with a solitary assist as the Leafs fell in ...

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King of clutch: Ranking LeBron's career playoff buzzer-beaters

Bow down to the King. For the fourth time in his career, the almighty LeBron James bailed out his team with a buzzer-beating game-winner in the playoffs. On this occasion, he shattered the Indiana Pacers’ hearts with a 3-pointer on Wednesday night, giving his… NBA | theScore

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Manu Ginobili, Tony Parker set record for most playoff wins by duo

In addition to keeping their 16th season together season alive, long-time San Antonio Spurs teammates Manu Ginobili and Tony Parker made history with Sunday’s victory over the Warriors.  The result gave them 132 wins together, more than any other tandem in league annals. Not surprisingly given their many years together, the previous record had been held by Parker and Tim ...

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Raptors' playoff demons resurface in dispiriting Game 4 loss to Wizards

The postseason was always going to be the proving ground for these reinvented Toronto Raptors. Their regular season was a joy-filled romp, a bold experiment in basketball self-actualization that not only bred unprecedented success for the franchise but expanded the very conception of how a staid NBA roster could evolve. All year, the shorthand for that evolution has been “culture ...

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