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Mitchell scores 26, Jazz beat Mavericks 119-112

DALLAS (AP) — Donovan Mitchell scored 26 points and the Utah Jazz got back on the winning track by beating the Dallas Mavericks 119-112 on Thursday night. Two nights after a loss to Atlanta ended a nine-game winning streak, Utah moved into a tie with Minnesota for seventh place in the Western Conference playoff race. The Jazz have won 22 ...

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Nick Wright on the Cleveland Cavaliers defeating Toronto: The Raptors had no answer for LeBron

NICK WRIGHT: I thought maybe Toronto would say, you know what, Cleveland? We’re not showing you nothing till Eastern Conference Finals. We’re going to take this game off. They obviously didn’t. They had their full complement of players, except for C.J. Miles, who was out. And this was the worst possible result for the Raptors. This was worse than being ...

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Nick Wright reacts to LeBron’s clutch pass to Kevin Love: He makes the right play, no matter what

– There’s one thing you mentioned– the pass to Love on what was essentially the game-clinching basket. They were up one. CRIS CARTER: LeBron could have shot it. JENNA WOLFE: Easily could have shot it. – LeBron could have shot it. And that play is the play that, since day one of LeBron’s career, he’s been criticized for. LeBron’s entire ...

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Cris Carter explains why he disagrees with D’Antoni’s claim that Harden is the ‘best offensive player ever’

Mar 22, 2018 at 8:52a ET Cris Carter explains to Nick Wright and Jenna Wolfe why he disagrees with the claim made by Houston Rockets head coach Mike D’Antoni that 2018 NBA MVP-hopeful James Harden is the ‘best offensive player’ he’s ever seen. Do you agree with Cris’ analysis between Harden and Kareem? More First Things First Videos More First Things ...

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Ben Simmons is on board with Colin Cowherd’s 76ers bet

– Oh, this is getting so good. I’m so excited for tonight, Colin. Do you know why? – Why? (LAUGHING) Why? – (LAUGHING) You look nervous. Because the Sixers could get their 40th win, which means that tomorrow– or whatever day we get the jersey– and Joel Embiid, if you’re watching, we still need you to send the jersey for ...

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Colin Cowherd predicts how the NBA postseason will shake out

– The last major NBA playoff upset– it’s a marginal upset– was a three, Denver losing the Golden State. And that was in 2013. 2014 also had Brooklyn beating Toronto as a 6-3, but they were both bad, so it didn’t matter. Generally, unlike the NCAA tournament, which restarts tomorrow and Friday and Saturday, Sunday, when you have to beat ...

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