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LeBron no stranger to the postseason

Take a look back at the highs and lows of LeBron's extensive history in the postseason.


LeBron James has some history on the line today. With a win he will pass Tim Duncan for most playoff sweeps in a career all-time with 10. He will also pass Magic Johnson, Michael Cooper and James Worthy for most consecutive first round playoff wins with 21 (since 1984). Also, he's averaging 32.7 points, 10.7 assists and 9.7 rebounds in the playoffs against IND thus far, putting him in range to join Johnson and Jason Kidd as the only players in the last 30 years to average a triple-double in a playoff series.

Dave McMenamin, ESPN Staff Writer

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Rockets to wrap series in Game 5?

Stephen A. Smith is expecting Houston to win Game 4 against Oklahoma City and then finish off the series with a victory in Game 5.

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Sunday's Playoff Games

1 p.m. & 3:30 p.m. ET on ABC

El Clásico

Sunday at 2:45 ET


The El Clásico showdown.

Get your popcorn ready for another round of Cristiano Ronaldo versus Lionel Messi.

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Warriors flip the switch in the third.

Down 16 in the third quarter, the Warriors go on a 19-1 run to shift momentum, catapulting them to a commanding 3-0 series lead.

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Leonard's playoff performance for the ages.

Despite taking the loss to the Grizzlies, Kawhi Leonard put on a legendary show, scoring the Spurs' final 16 points in the fourth quarter to send the game to overtime.

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Aldridge jeopardizing Spurs' chances.

Stephen A. Smith breaks down why LaMarcus Aldridge's "pedestrian" play is failing to live up San Antonio's expectations.

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2017 Schedule Release

Sunday's Playoff Games

First Round



Scherzer, Harper playing at a high level.

Buster Olney explains how the play of Max Scherzer and Bryce Harper has helped the Nationals start 12-5 this season.

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Portland Timbers


Nagbe's solo effort ends with stunning rocket goal.

Darlington Nagbe gets the Portland Timbers on the board first with a blast of a shot that kisses off the crossbar and finds the net.

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Sunday's schedule

UFC Fight Night



Rain has postponed the NASCAR Cup race Sunday at Bristol Motor Speedway to 1 p.m. ET Monday. With a forecast of rain throughout the day, NASCAR decided to make the decision more than two hours before the scheduled start of the race, telling the drivers at their prerace meeting that they won't try to wait it out. NASCAR would need at least a three-hour window – and possibly more thanks to cool temperatures and the heavy rains – to dry the track and get at least 250 laps of the 500 scheduled completed for an official race. The forecast is for a 30 to 50 percent chance of rain throughout Monday afternoon.

Bob Pockrass, NASCAR

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On This Date: April 23, 1989

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  • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar played his last NBA game

    On this date in 1989, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar played his last NBA game. At the time of retiring, he held the record for many "mosts", such as points scored, blocked shots, Most Valuable Player awards and All-Star Games.

Elite NBA defenders

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  • Defense never rests

    In the playoffs, it's all about getting stops. Here's how some of the league's best defenders use their skills to shut down the opposition.

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