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Curry to take part in modified practices

SAN ANTONIO, TX - APRIL 19: Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors warms up before Game Three of the Western Conference Quarterfinals against the San Antonio Spurs in the 2018 NBA Playoffs on April 19, 2018 at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas.

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry has been cleared to take part in modified practices but will be out at least one more week with a left knee injury.

The Warriors said Curry was examined by the team's medical staff Friday and is making progress in recovering from the grade 2 left MCL sprain that has sidelined him since March 23.

Curry will be allowed to take part in modified practices beginning Saturday and increase his on-court rehabilitation. He will be re-evaluated again in one week.

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Cavaliers expect Love to play in Game 3

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Cleveland Cavaliers coach Tryonn Lue expects injured forward Kevin Love to play Friday in Game 3 at Indiana.

Love hurt his left thumb late in Wednesday's victory that evened the series at 1-1. He did not return but did participate in Friday's morning shootaround with what appeared to be a taped-up thumb.

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Raptors head to nation's capital up 2-0

WASHINGTON -- The name of the arena has changed since the last time the Toronto Raptors visited the Washington Wizards in the playoffs.

That is not all.

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Celts G Rozier outplaying Bucks' Bledsoe

MILWAUKEE -- As the playoffs approached, the Milwaukee Bucks thought they might catch a break by finishing seventh in the Eastern Conference, setting up a first-round series with the Boston Celtics, who'd go into the postseason without point guard Kyrie Irving.

Through the first two games of the best-of-seven series, which resumes Friday night at the Bradley Center, the Bucks have learned to be careful for what they wished for.

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Shaq to star in TV series about poetry

LOS ANGELES (AP) Shaquille O'Neal called himself "The Big Baryshnikov" and "The Big Socrates" in his days in the NBA. Now he can add "The Big Shakespeare."

The basketball Hall-of-Famer, TNT TV analyst, commercial pitchman and onetime rapper is putting poetry on his lengthy resume as part of a new public television series.

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Warriors take 3-0 lead on mourning Spurs

SAN ANTONIO (AP) Playing basketball seemed trivial to the Spurs following the death of Erin Popovich.

They competed as best they could Thursday night. It just wasn't enough against Golden State, again.

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Embiid scores 23 in return, 76ers up 2-1

MIAMI (AP) Joel Embiid had trouble with his new mask.

It didn't slow him down.

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Pelicans handle Blazers again, go up 3-0

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Nikola Mirotic watched his third 3-pointer of the first half swish through the hoop, turned to acknowledge the raucous, roaring crowd and raised his first triumphantly as he trotted back up court.

Portland had a hard enough time dealing with Pelicans All-Star Anthony Davis and the New Orleans backcourt of Jrue Holiday and Rajon Rondo in Games 1 and 2. Pile on the finest playoff performance of Mirotic's four NBA seasons, and the rout was on in Game 3.

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NBA grieves along with Popovich, Spurs

SAN ANTONIO (AP) LeBron James fought back tears. Former President Bill Clinton offered condolences. Craig Sager's daughter tweeted that she was "just sick" over the news.

Such is the regard that so many, from so many walks of life, have for San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich, whose 67-year-old wife, Erin, died Wednesday after a long battle with a respiratory problem.

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Heat C Whiteside again a non-factor

MIAMI (AP) Hassan Whiteside's numbers are down. He's trying not to be the same way.

Game 3 of the Eastern Conference first-round series was difficult on many levels for Miami's center. He was in foul trouble throughout, finished with only five points and was largely a nonfactor in his team's 128-108 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers on Thursday night.

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