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Depth, defense and Super Beard: Houston is scary good right now

Most teams don't go from 65 to 53 wins and say they're better. The Rockets are the exception, and they've saved their best basketball for the playoffs.

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Boogie injured

For DeMarcus Cousins, it wasn't supposed to end like this

An arduous rehab process got the Warriors' big man back on the court after nearly a year away. Then, just as he was getting his first taste of playoff action, his body failed him again.

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What Cousins' injury means for the Warriors, and for him

How will Golden State replace Cousins? And how will his impending free agency go?

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