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Lowe: How Harden and the Rockets keep hunting Curry

What will decide Rockets-Warriors? Steph Curry's defense and the Warriors finding their mojo on offense are two big things to watch.

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ESPN Forecast: Are Warriors or Rockets making the Finals?

Who are the new favorites to make the NBA Finals? Our panel makes predictions.

CP3: We have a special team

Chris Paul sits down with Michael Wilbon to discuss joining the Rockets, playing with James Harden and the challenge of winning an NBA title.

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How it's going down: Curry needs to up the ante

With the help of Second Spectrum, we take a look at how the Rockets are limiting Steph Curry's efficiency, especially from 3-point land.

1:30

Harden: 'It's us against the world'

James Harden says the Rockets' focus is at an all-time high going in as underdogs for Game 3 against the Warriors.

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KD says Draymond's mom is like 'the team mom'

Kevin Durant shows love to Draymond Green's mother, but says he won't change after she tweeted about too many isolation plays in Game 2.

0:35

Kerr explains Dubs' lack of focus in Game 2

Steve Kerr calls it "human nature to let your guard down a little bit," but says that manifesting with the Warriors through turnovers is an issue.

0:57

Curry says knee feels 'great', remains confident

After struggling from deep early in the WCF, Steph Curry says he'll never lose confidence in himself and 'that'll never change."

1:29

Durant says Steph is the 'best shooter to ever play'

When asked about Steph Curry's recent struggles, Kevin Durant expresses confidence in the two-time MVP, asking "what are we even worried about?"

1:22

Tucker and Gordon are X-factors for Rockets

Byron Scott says if PJ Tucker and Eric Gordon can play how they did in Game 2, then Houston has a great chance to win Game 3 against Golden State.

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Olney: Hitters who can't beat the heat getting left behind

With pitchers throwing harder than ever, veterans such as Paul Goldschmidt are struggling to adapt and survive at the plate.

Addison Russell stays focused as Manny Machado rumors swirl

The Cubs could take their chances with a Machado trade, but their shortstop is working on delivering a big bounce-back at the plate.

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NBA Draft

Biggest NBA free-agency, trade and draft decisions for every team

Which decisions on key players, draft picks, trades and new contracts will be priorities for every franchise?

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NBA draft stock watch: Biggest risers and fallers at the combine

Who helped their stock the most, and what were NBA scouts saying at the combine? We break it down.

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Lionel Messi is the quietest superstar

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  • Stay Messi, My Friend

    Lionel Messi only seems like the least interesting man in the world. Listen closely and his silence speaks louder than most athletes' shouts.