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FILE - In this Tuesday, May 22, 2018, file photo, Houston Rockets' Chris Paul watches during the second half in Game 4 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals against the Golden State Warriors in Oakland, Calif. The Rockets will be without star guard Chris Paul for Game 6 because of a strained hamstring, a huge blow for a team trying to close out the Warriors. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
May 26, 2018 - 8:39 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Rockets star Chris Paul is receiving treatment "around the clock" on his injured right hamstring and coach Mike D'Antoni hopes it will only be a matter of days before he is healthy again. The timeline remained unclear whether Paul might be fine to play a possible Game 7 if...
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Flags fill the backpack of a members of the Army 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment, The Old Guard, as they place flags at headstone, in honor the nation's fallen military heroes during its annual Flags In ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery, Thursday, May 24, 2018, in Arlington, Va. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
May 26, 2018 - 4:35 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Rodney McGruder went home for Memorial Day weekend, for reasons that didn't include barbecues and beach time. He paid tribute to people he never met. The Miami Heat guard was part of an NBA contingent that volunteered to spend time in the Washington area with about 500 children who are...
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In this Friday, May 25, 2018 photo, Cleveland Cavaliers' George Hill, right, talks with Kevin Love after Love hit his head in the first half of Game 6 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals against the Boston Celtics in Cleveland. Love injured his head in Game 6 and his status for Game 7 remains unclear. Love banged heads with Boston rookie Jayson Tatum in the first quarter and sat out the second half of Cleveland’s 109-99 win as a precaution. (AP Photo/Phil Long)
May 26, 2018 - 2:20 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Cavaliers All-Star forward Kevin Love will miss Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals against the Celtics with a concussion. The team said Saturday that Love, who bashed heads with Boston rookie Jayson Tatum in the first half of Cleveland's Game 6 win on Friday night, experienced...
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Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James reacts after making a 3point shot during the second half of Game 6 of the team's NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals against the Boston Celtics, Friday, May 25, 2018, in Cleveland. The Cavaliers won 109-99. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)
May 26, 2018 - 12:44 am
CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James chose Boston as the place he'll play next. Game 7 is on. And any talk about James' future is on hold. Delivering another performance for the ages, James scored 46 points and preserved his reign atop the Eastern Conference for at least one more game as the Cleveland...
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Houston Astros' Jose Altuve celebrates after hitting a two-run double off Cleveland Indians relief pitcher Andrew Miller during the eighth inning of a baseball game Friday, May 25, 2018, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Dermer)
May 26, 2018 - 12:41 am
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Houston Astros kicked off a late rally Friday night against relief ace Andrew Miller, then put their entire offensive arsenal on display. Jose Altuve tied it with a two-run double off Miller in the eighth and then scored the go-ahead run on Marwin Gonzalez's squeeze bunt, and...
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Cleveland Cavaliers' Kevin Love sits on the court while holding his head during the first half of Game 6 of the team's NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals against the Boston Celtics, Friday, May 25, 2018, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)
May 25, 2018 - 9:54 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Cavaliers All-Star forward Kevin Love will miss the remainder of Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals after banging heads with Boston's Jayson Tatum. Love and Tatum inadvertently collided midway through the quarter and both dropped to the floor. Love, who missed a March 28 game...
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Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry, left, passes the ball over Houston Rockets guard Eric Gordon (10) during the second half of Game 5 of the NBA basketball playoffs Western Conference finals Thursday, May 24, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)
May 25, 2018 - 5:36 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — If the Golden State Warriors are worried as they head into Game 6 of the Western Conference finals on the brink of elimination, they aren't showing it. "We have a chance to tie the series at home. That's a pretty good position to be in," coach Steve Kerr said. "We've got to win two...
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Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul wears the Santa Fe High School logo during the first half in Game 5 of the team's NBA basketball playoffs Western Conference finals against the Golden State Warriors in Houston, Thursday, May 24, 2018. Ten people were killed in shootings at the school last week.(AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
May 25, 2018 - 12:32 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Houston's Chris Paul will miss Game 6 of the Western Conference finals against the Golden State Warriors on Saturday night because of a hamstring injury. Paul was injured in the fourth quarter of Houston's win over the Warriors on Thursday night. The win gave the Rockets a 3-2 lead...
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This Jan. 26, 2018 police body-camera footage released by Milwaukee Police Department shows NBA Bucks guard Sterling Brown as he talks to arresting police officers after being shot by a stun gun in a Walgreens parking lot in Milwaukee. The release comes as city officials who've viewed the videos have expressed concern about how officers conducted themselves. Even leaders of the police department have hinted the video may make them look bad. (Milwaukee Police Department via AP)
May 25, 2018 - 9:28 am
MILWAUKEE (AP) — NBA player Sterling Brown says he tried to remain calm when Milwaukee police used a stun gun to take him down during his arrest for a parking violation. In an interview aired on ABC's "Good Morning America" Friday, the Milwaukee Bucks player says police pinned him down and held his...
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Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul sits on the floor after being hurt during the second half in Game 5 against the Golden State Warriors in the NBA basketball playoffs Western Conference finals in Houston, Thursday, May 24, 2018. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
May 25, 2018 - 7:34 am
HOUSTON (AP) — Chris Paul's grit and veteran leadership have pushed the Golden State Warriors to the brink of elimination. Now the Houston Rockets must wait to see if his injured leg is strong enough to help them take one last step to the NBA Finals. Eric Gordon came off the bench to score 24...
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