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NBA NEWS-TORONTO RAPTORS FIRE CASEY AFTER SEVEN SEASON

Dwane Casey has paid the price for the Toronto Raptors’ second-round playoff exit. The most successful coach in Raptors history was fired Friday after Toronto was eliminated by the Cleveland Cavaliers for the third consecutive season. By THE CANADIAN PRESS The Raptors finished the season with the most wins in franchise history. Apparently, that wasn’t enough to save Dwane […]

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NBA PLAYOFFS & MORE

LeBron James ripped the Toronto Raptors’ hearts out in Game 3. On Monday night, he and the rest of the Cleveland Cavaliers finished the job, putting the East’s No. 1 seed out of its misery and reminding anyone who’d ever dared to doubt — and in this rag-tag Cavs season, that was an awful lot of us — […]

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THINGS HEATING UP IN THE NBA PLAYOFFS-CELTICS HANGING AROUND-SPURS MAY LOSE LEONARD

Some NBA fans may have been surprised to see No. 1 pick Markelle Fultz benched in the first game of the Philadelphia 76ers‘ playoff series against the Boston Celtics. By Ian Begley, ESPN Staff Writer In a disappointing and potentially franchise-altering first-round series loss, Russell Westbrook used up 38 percent of Oklahoma City possessions with a shot, drawn foul or turnover — […]

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WADE AND HEAT EVEN SERIES WITH 76ERS-LEBRON AND CAVS GET READY FOR GAME TWO

Dwyane Wade’s phenomenal career has included many memorable moments in the postseason, and Game 2 of the Miami Heat’s first-round series against the Philadelphia 76ers can now be added to the list. Wade moved into top 10 in post-season scoring passing Larry Bird. By Jack Maloney Cleveland Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue implored LeBron James to start Game 2 against the Indiana Pacers more aggressively Wednesday and […]