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Paul's latest postseason injury comes one win away from NBA Finals

Chris Paul overcame a slow start to put his team in position for a major postseason win -- only to end that win with another critical playoff injury.

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CP3 suffers another playoff injury

Chris Paul lands awkwardly, leaving the Rockets a man down on defense, but the Warriors' Quinn Cook can't hit the open 3-pointer.


Warriors' blunders prove costly

The Warriors fail to convert on three separate possessions down the stretch and come up short in Game 5 against the Rockets.


CP3 shimmies past Steph after 3

Chris Paul knocks down a triple with Steph Curry all over him, then celebrates by staring at Curry while shimmying.


Kerr 'feels great' after loss in Game 5

Steve Kerr explains that despite the players being angry, the Warriors are in great shape, and he's confident they can turn the series around.


CP3, Rockets take down Dubs

Chris Paul comes alive in the second half and the Warriors can't convert late, going down 3-2 to the Rockets.


Harden says Game 5 win was emotional

James Harden expresses the team's emotions in Game 5 after the tragedy in Houston and how the Rockets relied on defense down the stretch.


Houston unites for victory amidst tragedy

The Rockets give their city a much-needed lift with students from Santa Fe High School and community leaders looking on at Game 5.


Rockets take Game 5 to go up 3-2

Chris Paul scores 18 of his 20 points in the second and the Warriors fail to convert late as the Rockets prevail 98-94.


Steph on CP3's shimmy: 'It was well-deserved'

Steph Curry says if you can shimmy on someone, you can get shimmied on, and he discusses Chris Paul's importance in Game 5.


CP3 takes over in the 2nd half

After going 0-for-7 in the first half, Chris Paul turns it up in the second, scoring 18 points and draining four 3-pointers.


Harden says CP3 is 'built' for working against the clock

James Harden praises Chris Paul's ability to make shots with time winding down. Eric Gordon says his role doesn't change if CP3 misses Game 6.


Harden says Rockets are proving people wrong

James Harden says he and the Rockets continue to show their mental toughness on the court and plan to treat Game 6 like any other game.


Draymond on final possession: 'We were supposed to score'

Draymond Green doesn't take too much time explaining what fell apart on the final possession, but he says "I lost the ball, not much more to it."


D'Antoni on CP3: 'He's one of the best to play the game'

Mike D'Antoni sheds some light on how Chris Paul is feeling heading into Game 6 with a potential injury and how the Rockets will move forward.


Stephen A.: 'Kevin Durant is a big problem'

Stephen A. Smith says that Kevin Durant is simply "not showing up" in his first "adverse circumstance" since joining Golden State.


Stephen A. says CP3's Game 6 status questionable

Stephen A. Smith says that coach Mike D'Antoni may put someone else on the court in order to save Chris Paul for a potential Game 7.


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Thursday Home Runs

Trout hits solo homer

Mike Trout's 15th HR of the season comes in the fifth inning to extend Los Angeles' lead to 4-0 over Toronto.


Marisnick mashes homer to center

Jake Marisnick crushes a three-run home run to center field to stretch the Astros' lead over the Indians.


Mancini, Jones crush back-to-back HRs

Trey Mancini and Adam Jones hit back-to-back home runs in the second inning that White Sox outfielders couldn't reel in.


Smith Jr. homers in sixth

Dwight Smith Jr. lifts a solo home run out to right field as Toronto trails Los Angeles 4-1.


Will the Cavs come back? What does a loss mean for LeBron James?

How likely is a Cavs rally from down 3-2, and is LeBron James gone if they lose? Our experts answer the key questions before a huge Game 6.

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'Somebody bring Lucky': The Celtics and the elusive road win

Avoiding "Game 7" LeBron is paramount for the Celtics. To do so, they'll have to do something they've managed just once during these playoffs: win away from TD Garden.

Figuring out the logic behind Ty Lue's use of Kyle Korver in Game 5

The Cavs coach caught a lot of flak for not playing Korver in the first quarter of Game 5, but the move wasn't as damaging to Cleveland's chance to win as it first seemed.

How It's Going Down: Tatum the key to Celts' victory

With the help of Second Spectrum, we take a look at how crucial Jayson Tatum is to the Celtics in taking down LeBron and the Cavaliers.


History of LeBron's 3-2 deficits

LeBron James has been down 3-2 on several occasions. The King adds another chapter Friday vs. the Celtics on ESPN.


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Stanley Cup Final

Game 1: 8 p.m. ET, Monday

Capitals-Golden Knights tale of the tape: Full breakdown and picks

Which team has the superior first line? The better power play? Who has been blessed by the hockey gods? We debate eight categories and make picks.

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Experts' predictions: Stanley Cup, Conn Smythe picks

Our experts -- including Barry Melrose, John Buccigross, Linda Cohn and Steve Levy -- forecast who will win the Cup and MVP honors.

Permission for optimism: The Caps take on D.C.'s pain

No Washington big four team has won a title since 1991. With the hockey gods seemingly on their side, can the Capitals end the streak of futility?


Graziano: Bungled anthem policy shows NFL has much to learn from NBA

Why can't the NFL get it right with its anthem policy and clumsy handling of players' rights? The answer has to do with sincerity and trust.

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What the NFL anthem policy actually means

How will "show respect" be defined? Can players raise their fists? Will there be any avenue to protest without discipline? Here's what to expect.

Reid: NFL had chance to make statement -- and it fumbled

The league could have supported its majority black workforce instead of opting for an ambiguous "solution."

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