NBA Daily Show: May 20 - The Starters

    On Monday's episode of The Starters, the guys discuss Kawhi Leonard saving the Raptors season (again), whether the Bucks are still in the driver's seat, Magic Johnson airing the Lakers dirty laundry, and Damian Lillard's rib injury. That, plus Chris Bosh joins the fellas live in studio to talk about playing with LeBron James, the Warriors without Kevin Durant, and his best Instagram pics. Watch The Starters daily throughout the playoffs or get more of them on their website: http://nba.com/thestarters

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    Warriors @ Trail Blazers LIVE Scoreboard - Join the conversation & catch all the action on ESPN!

    Join the conversation! Stay up to date with the Golden State Warriors @ Portland Trail Blazers LIVE scoreboard & catch all the action on ESPN! 9:00pm (EST): Warriors @ Trail Blazers

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    Wilbon: Raptors' adjustments caused issues for Giannis

    Michael Wilbon joins SportsCenter to discuss how the defensive adjustments the Raptors made in Game 3 caused issues for Giannis Antetokounmpo.

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    Gasol: 'It's easier to sleep' if you win

    After a poor performance in Game 2, Marc Gasol will be sleeping much better with the Raptors taking Game 3 behind the performance of Kawhi Leonard.

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    Giannis: 'I never expected this series to be easy'

    Giannis Antetokounmpo says he never expected the series against the Raptors to be easy, but the Bucks have to "keep doing their job" and perform better in Game 4.

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    NBA Top 5 Plays of the Night | May 19, 2019

    Check out the top 5 plays of the night featuring Kawhi Leonard, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Pascal Siakam and more! The Top 5 of the night in the NBA, tailored down to the very best plays. Tell us your favorites in the comments!

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    Nurse : 'We took steps forward to get physical'

    Nick Nurse talks about the lineup changes the Raptors made and how Kawhi's defense was the key to a Game 3 win.

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    The Raptors & Bucks Need Two Overtimes to Settle Game 3 | May 19, 2019

    Behind Kawhi Leonard’s game-high 36 points (8 points in the 2nd OT), 9 rebounds, 5 assists and 2 steals, the Raptors defeated the Bucks 118-112 in just the 6th double-overtime Conference Finals matchup in NBA Playoffs history. Additionally, Leonard recorded an NBA Playoffs franchise record 52 minutes of play, while Marc Gasol added 16 points (5-10 FG, 4-8 3pt FG), 12 rebounds, 7 assists and 5 blocked shots in the victory. Giannis Antetokounmpo posted 12 points, 7 assists, 4 blocks and an NBA Playoffs career-high 23 rebounds for the Bucks in the losing effort, becoming the 7th player to record 10 PTS/20 REBS/5 ASTS/4 BLKS in an NBA Playoffs game (T. Duncan, B. Wallace, S. O’Neal, P. Ewing, B. Walton and K. Abdul-Jabbar). The Bucks’ series lead is now 2-1 with Game 4 set to take place on Tuesday, May 21st in Toronto at 8:30p.m. ET on TNT. For Full Game Recaps visit: https://bit.ly/2MQ6ijV

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    Kawhi Leonard Comes Up Clutch Again! | May 19, 2019

    Behind Kawhi Leonard’s game-high 36 points (8 points in the 2nd OT), 9 rebounds, 5 assists and 2 steals, the Raptors defeated the Bucks 118-112 in just the 6th double-overtime Conference Finals matchup in NBA Playoffs history. Additionally, Leonard recorded an NBA Playoffs franchise record 52 minutes of play. The Bucks’ series lead is now 2-1 with Game 4 set to take place on Tuesday, May 21st in Toronto at 8:30p.m. ET on TNT. Which players owned the night? Catch up on all the top individual performances around the league in the Top Performers series.

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    Raptors ride Kawhi's clutch performance to win 2OT thriller

    Kawhi Leonard scores 10 of his 36 points in the two overtimes to lead the Raptors to a 118-112 Game 3 victory.

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    Kawhi: 'I am confident in myself, my teammates are confident in me'

    Kawhi Leonard says he can live with the results because his teammates are confident in him, he's confident in himself and he gives 110% on the court.

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    Siakam's block leads to Kawhi's big 2OT bucket

    Pascal Siakam stuffs Brook Lopez on the inside, and Kawhi Leonard capitalizes on the other end with a clutch layup to make it 114-110 in the final minute.

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    Kawhi throws down two huge dunks in 2OT

    Kawhi Leonard goes coast-to-coast for a big finish in transition, then extends the Raptors' lead with another steal and slam in the final minutes.

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    BUCKS vs RAPTORS | DOUBLE OT THRILLER Swings Series! | Game 3

    GAME 4: 🏀: Bucks vs. Raptors 📅: May 21, 8:30pm/et 📺: TNT For Full Game Recaps visit: https://bit.ly/2MQ6ijV

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    Kawhi drops two Bucks' defenders before hitting step-back 3

    Kawhi Leonard shakes Malcolm Brogdon and Giannis Antetokounmpo, putting them both on the floor before rising up and hitting a 3-pointer.

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    Ferguson, Westbrook lead Thunder over skidding Lakers 133-96

    Russell Westbrook, doing his MVP thing back home. Paul George and Carmelo Anthony lighting it up.

    OKC 133, LAL 96

    Gary Harris scores 36 points, Nuggets beat Suns 134-111

    The Phoenix Suns didn't get to Denver until around 2 p.m. Wednesday because of plane trouble.

    PHO 111, DEN 134

    Curry's 3 lifts Warriors over Mavericks 125-122

    The Dallas Mavericks were left shaking their heads at Stephen Curry's shot-making ability — and how they let him get one last great look at the basket.

    GSW 125, DAL 122

    Davis scores 29, powers Pelicans past Jazz 108-98

    The New Orleans Pelicans are ahead of the Utah Jazz in the Western Conference standings but haven't had recent success head-to-head. That changed with a complete performance on Wednesday night.

    NOP 108, UTA 98

    DeRozan scores 35 points, Raptors beat Bulls 124-115

    All that DeMar DeRozan wanted to talk about was the lift Toronto's bench provided. As for his recent scoring tear?

    TOR 124, CHI 115

    Rozier scores 20, leads Celtics to 102-88 win over Cavaliers

    The next time they see their former teammate, he probably won't be in a hoodie after watching the game from the bench.

    CLE 88, BOS 102

    Nets cool off Timberwolves 98-97 on Dinwiddie's jumper

    The Brooklyn Nets were well aware that Minnesota had been blowing teams off the starting line.

    MIN 97, BRK 98

    Beal's 27, Wall's 25 lead Wizards over Knicks 121-103

    For weeks, the Washington Wizards have been hearing about their struggles against teams with losing records. Now that they've won two straight and elevated their record to 11-10 against sub-.500 teams, perhaps they've taken a step toward ending that discussion.

    NYK 103, WAS 121

    For Isaiah Thomas, no hard feelings in his return to Boston

    Isaiah Thomas wanted to make thing one perfectly clear during his return to Boston: He isn't holding onto any hard feelings about the way he left.

    Embiid shakes off sprained hand, Sixers edge Spurs

    Joel Embiid went from doubtful to dominant, using a sprained right hand that nearly sidelined him to instead rock the rim, swat shots and stop the Spurs.

    Rockets win without Harden, routing Magic 116-98

    James Harden's strained left hamstring figures to be a problem for the Houston Rockets. It wasn't a big deal Wednesday night against the Orlando Magic.

    HOU 116, ORL 98

    Olynyk, Dragic lift Heat past Pistons, 111-104

    Kelly Olynyk had game-highs in points and rebounds, which was easy to see in the box score.

    DET 104, MIA 111

    Hard to believe, but Pop was once unwanted _ by Spurs fans

    It's hard to fathom now, after five NBA championships as coach of the San Antonio Spurs and with him now alone in fifth place on the league's all-time victory list. But it's true — Popovich's decision to fire Bob Hill and make himself coach and general manager in December 1996 was horribly received at first, leaving even some of his own players baffled.

    Williams leads Clippers past Grizzlies, 113-105

    It's happening with such regularity now, people are just expecting Lou Williams to come off the bench and put up 20-plus points while leading the Los Angeles Clippers to a victory.

    MEM 105, LAC 113

    Howard, Walker help Hornets pull away and beat Kings 131-111

    Dwight Howard lost control of the ball on his way in for an apparent dunk when he was fouled from behind by Zach Randolph. As Howard tried to regain his footing, the ball floated about 3 feet above the rim and then fell straight back down and through.

    CHA 131, SAC 111

    Thomas shines in debut as Cavs down Trail Blazers 127-110

    Sitting on the scorer's table, Thomas could see the end of his seventh-month odyssey in front of him. And when the buzzer finally sounded and the Cleveland crowd erupted for a player it barely knows, Thomas took the last few steps onto the court and completed a trip he hopes to never take again.

    Thomas makes debut with Cavs, could start soon

    The All-Star point guard made his long-awaited debut with the Cleveland Cavaliers on Tuesday night, his first action since re-injuring his right hip on May 19 in the Eastern Conference finals.

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