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Curry, short-handed Warriors knock out Rockets in Game 6

Curry, short-handed Warriors knock out Rockets in Game 6

Klay Thompson added 27 points to help two-time defending champion Golden State reach the conference finals for a franchise-record fifth straight year and eliminate Houston for the fourth time in five seasons. The Warriors did it with Durant sidelined by a calf injury sustained in the second half of their Game 5 victory.

Harden scores 41 as Rockets outlast Warriors 126-121 in OT

Harden scores 41 as Rockets outlast Warriors 126-121 in OT

The Rockets withstood a 46-point performance from Durant and late surge by the Warriors to avoid falling into a 3-0 hole.

Rockets drop game 1 to Warriors 104-100

Rockets drop game 1 to Warriors 104-100

James Harden scored 35 points with 6 assists while Eric Gordon added 27 and Chris Paul had 16 before being ejected with 9 seconds left.

Harden helps Rockets eliminate Jazz with 100-93 win

Harden helps Rockets eliminate Jazz with 100-93 win

Houston trailed by seven late in the second quarter before using a 14-3 run to lead by four entering the third. Harden scored eight of his 10 first-half points during that run.

Jazz stave off elimination with 107-91 win over Rockets

Jazz stave off elimination with 107-91 win over Rockets

James Harden scored 30 points to lead Houston.

Harden’s triple-double helps Rockets rout Jazz again

Harden’s triple-double helps Rockets rout Jazz again

Harden, who recorded his third career playoff triple-double, had 25 points by halftime in a game the Jazz were all but out of after the first two quarters.

Cavaliers interview Spurs assistant coach Messina

Cavaliers interview Spurs assistant coach Messina

Following an illustrious coaching career in Europe, the 59-year-old Messina joined Gregg Popovich’s San Antonio staff in 2014.

Nuggets hold off Spurs 90-86 in Game 7 to advance

Nuggets hold off Spurs 90-86 in Game 7 to advance

Patty Mills played in his 85th playoff game with San Antonio, tying him with Sean Elliott for ninth-most in franchise history

Spurs force Game 7 with 120-103 win over Nuggets

Spurs force Game 7 with 120-103 win over Nuggets

Aldridge scored 26 points and DeRozan added 25 to help the Spurs beat the Nuggets 120-103 on Thursday night. 

Nuggets beat Spurs 117-103 to tie series at 2-2

Nuggets beat Spurs 117-103 to tie series at 2-2

LaMarcus Aldridge had 24 points and nine rebounds for the Spurs.

White has career-high 36 points, Spurs beat Nuggets 118-108

White has career-high 36 points, Spurs beat Nuggets 118-108

White had a career-high 36 points and the Spurs beat the Nuggets 118-108