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Whether you're a Heat fan (as I am) or not, you gotta admit game 6 and 7 are as good as basketball gets.


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Half-court shots to win a prize aren't all that rare, but the way this one went in is impressive, as is the reason she got the chance to try.


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Ex-Globetrotters star Meadowlark Lemon dies

RIP. I was a tween or younger when I saw him play, awesome.

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Vrede too wrote:Ex-Globetrotters star Meadowlark Lemon dies

RIP. I was a tween or younger when I saw him play, awesome.
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Steph Curry Broke Another (20-Year-Old) Record Last Night



... He has become so formidable from deep – he's shooting 38.4 percent from 39 feet or more this season, better than the league average from the three point line (22 feet) -that Utah's Trey Burke knew he had to get out and stop the deep heave. Curry crossed him up mercilessly, however, then pulled up for a 55-footer on the run. The bank was open for business, and he had his third half-court make of the year. According to ESPN, he's the first to pull that off in 20 years.
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History could be made Wednesday night, the last game of the season.

Golden State Warriors tie the NBA record for wins in a season

Also, Stephen Curry has 388 3-point baskets this season, topping his previous records of 286 and 272. Records in any sport are almost never broken by 36%.

He's also got:
Most seasons leading league, 3-pt field goals - 3 (tie)
Most consecutive seasons leading league, 3-pt field goals - 3
2nd most 3-pt field goals, rookie, season - 166
Most 3-pt field goals, game - 12 (tie)
Most consecutive games, 3-point field goal made - 148

http://www.basketball-reference.com/lea ... r_fg3.html

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Bulls or Warriors?

Da Bulls!!!!


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Probably have to consider the Bulls better, but if the Warriors dominate for a few more years? Folks will be compared to MJ, like Kobe Bryant has been, but there may never be another Dennis Rodman. :D

History or not tonight.

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Halftime, 70-50, Curry is 7-13 on 3-pointers with 25 points. 73!

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Done, 125-104 for 73.

Curry: 10th 20-point quarter of the season (rest of the league accounted for 25), 46 points, league-high scoring average of 30.1, 402 3-pointers for the season!

Also, Kobe retired with 60-points in a winning game!

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(Injured for 3 weeks) Stephen Curry just played the best overtime in NBA history (regular season or postseason, 17 points)

Wow.

Then, there's LeBron and the Cavs sweeping 2 series. Repeat of last year's finals?

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Toronto takes Game 7 behind Kyle Lowry, moves to the East finals

Dang, there goes the last thing we're better than Canada at.

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Too bad about Toronto.

Klay and Steph save Warriors season, stun Thunder to force Game 7

Gonna be wild in Oakland Monday night, absolutely nuts if the Warriors win after being down 3-1.

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Wow.

"The Warriors are now the first team to go down 3-1 in the conference finals and come back to make the NBA Finals since the Boston Celtics in 1981."

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Bernie Sanders, Danny Glover Attend Game 7 of the NBA Playoffs

... Earlier in the evening, Sanders appeared at a rally wearing a Warriors hat ...
Feel the Bern, OKC.

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GSW (ironic acronym for Oakland, 'gunshot wound') up 2-0 :clap: , biggest 2 game point differential in finals history, 110-77 is crazy. I think I read that only 3 teams have ever come back from being down 2-0.

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Curry 38, 7-13 on 3 pt. FGs, GSW new Finals record with 17 3 pt. FGs in a game, up 3-1, very, very unlikely for the Cavs to come back like GSW did in the Western Conf. finals. GSW has 2 of the remaining 3 at home and no team has ever done it in the Finals, they're 0-32 in the series.

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Ut-oh.

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Oh well.

Just 17-13 in the 4th, kind of a limping end.

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