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‘He’s Just in a Different Mode’: Rajon’s ‘Playoff Rondo’ Legend Keeps Growing

Sam Forencich/Getty Images PORTLAND, Ore. — Exactly a year ago, Rajon Rondo was in this same position. After an up-and-down season with the Chicago Bulls that included an extended benching, Rondo transformed in the playoffs. He was stellar in the first two games of the first round, as the Bulls stunned the top-seeded Boston Celtics to take a 2-0 series

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Joel Embiid’s Return Isn’t Matter of Desire, but Need for the 76ers vs. Heat

Chris Szagola/Associated Press CAMDEN, N.J. — Even without Joel Embiid, the Philadelphia 76ers looked unstoppable Saturday night during Game 1 of their first-round series against the Miami Heat. Their defense was a stifling, impenetrable jumble of quick feet and long arms; their offense, brimming with whirlwind motion and long-range sniping, was explosive.  Then came Monday night and Game 2.  With

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NBA Playoff Schedule 2018: Dates, TV Coverage for Remaining Round 1 Games

Jrue Holiday scored 33 points in Game 2 for the Pelicans against the Blazers.Craig Mitchelldyer/Associated Press The Portland Trail Blazers have a problem, and head coach Terry Stotts and his players have to come up with an answer quickly, or the Blazers’ season will come to an abrupt end. The Blazers lost the first two games of the series at

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Tyronn Lue Calls out LeBron James’ Supporting Cast After Cavaliers Win Game 2

Darron Cummings/Associated Press Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue called for players other than LeBron James to step up following the Cavs’ 100-97 win over the Indiana Pacers in Game 2 of their playoff series Wednesday. According to ESPN.com’s Dave McMenamin, Lue said, “I need to see more out of a lot of guys.” LeBron finished with 46 points, 12

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Donovan Mitchell Beats Michael Jordan’s Scoring Mark by G in 1st 2 Playoff Games

Sue Ogrocki/Associated Press After just two games, Utah Jazz rookie Donovan Mitchell is already breaking Michael Jordan’s playoff records. The Louisville product posted 27 points and 10 rebounds in his playoff debut on Sunday, and he led his team to a 102-95 victory in Game 2 on Wednesday by dropping 28 points. According to ESPN, the 55 total points are

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