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Houston on a roll


Depth, defense and Super Beard: Houston is scary good right now

Most teams don't go from 65 to 53 wins and say they're better. The Rockets are the exception, and they've saved their best basketball for the playoffs.

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Kyrie Irving finally has his playoff moment for Celtics

Injuries prevented Kyrie Irving from making his Celtics playoff debut last year, and Game 1 against the Pacers was forgettable. But Irving was spectacular in Game 2.


Boogie injured

For DeMarcus Cousins, it wasn't supposed to end like this

An arduous rehab process got the Warriors' big man back on the court after nearly a year away. Then, just as he was getting his first taste of playoff action, his body failed him again.

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What Cousins' injury means for the Warriors, and for him

How will Golden State replace Cousins? And how will his impending free agency go?

Zion Williamson

Stephen A. on Zion hype: 'Let's pump the brakes'


Zion is about to get paid

As many as six sneaker companies are expected to make offers to the expected No. 1 overall pick, potentially putting him in a class with LeBron James and Kevin Durant.

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