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76ers outlasted the Miami Heat 106-102 on Saturday to move within a victory of
the second round.

The 76ers lead the Eastern Conference series 3-1 and can close out the Heat
when play resumes in Philadelphia on Tuesday night.

Simmons became the first rookie since Magic Johnson in 1980 to post a playoff
triple-double – 17 points, 13 rebounds, 10 assists. Joel Embiid finished with 14
points and 12 rebounds for Philadelphia.

Dwyane Wade led all scorers with 25 points off the bench for the Heat, who
led by 12 points in the second half before letting a game they almost certainly
had to have slip away. Wade carried the comeback effort, with the Heat down six
and less than 2 minutes left. His three-point play cut the margin in half and
his next two field goals got Miami within one each time. The Heat got no
closer.

PELICANS 131 Matthew
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NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Anthony Davis scored 33 of his franchise playoff-record 47
points in the second half, and the Pelicans completed a first-round playoff
sweep of the Portland Trail Blazers.

Jrue Holiday capped his 41-point performance with an 18-foot pull-up jumper
that gave the Pelicans a six-point lead with 40 seconds left.

Rajon Rondo added 16 assists, and Davis also had 11 rebounds and three blocks
for New Orleans, which is moving on to the second round of the playoffs for only
the second time since the NBA returned to the city 16 seasons ago.

C.J. McCollum scored 38 for the Trail Blazers, which responded to a blowout
loss in Game 3 by keeping Game 4 close until the final minute. Al-Farouq Aminu
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18 points and 11 rebounds before fouling out.

TIMBERWOLVES 121, ROCKETS 105

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Jimmy Butler hit four 3-pointers among his 28 points and
Karl-Anthony Towns snapped back from a bad start to the series with 18 points
and 16 rebounds, leading the Minnesota Timberwolves past the Houston Rockets for
their first postseason victory in 14 years.

Jeff Teague scored 23 points and Andrew Wiggins pitched in 20 points with
another four 3-pointers, helping the Timberwolves match the fire-away Rockets
from behind the arc and cruise down the stretch behind a 50 percent shooting
performance.

Derrick Rose added 17 points off the bench for the Wolves, who will try to
even the series with a win in Game 4 on Monday night.

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Rockets went just 15 for 41 from 3-point range.

JAZZ 115, THUNDER 102

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) – Ricky Rubio had 26 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists
for Utah’s first playoff triple-double in 17 years, and Donovan Mitchell added
22 points to lead the Jazz past the Oklahoma City Thunder for a 2-1 lead in
their first-round series.

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surge that ended on Mitchell’s 3 to put Utah up by 20 points in the fourth
quarter.

Rubio’s triple-double was the first by a Jazz player in the postseason since
John Stockton in the 2001 playoffs against Dallas.

Paul George scored 23 points and Carmelo Anthony, Russell Westbrook and
Raymond Felton each had 14 for the Thunder. Westbrook also had 11 rebounds and
nine assists, just missing his ninth playoff triple-double but also had eight
turnovers and shot 5 for 17.


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WR Albert Wilson brings some intrigue to the Dolphins offense.

An upcoming book may provide some peeks behind the Patriots curtain.

Will Jets offensive coordinator Jeremy Bates get the most out of QB Sam
Darnold?

Which Ravens quarterback will play the most snaps in 2018?

Bengals C Billy Price threw out the first pitch at a Reds game.

Browns WR Jarvis Landry hosted a football camp for kids.

Karl Dunbar has gone from Steelers defensive lineman to Steelers defensive
line coach.

Measuring the Texans’ expectations for the coming season.

The numbers from 2017 make it easy to see why the Colts built up their
offensive line this offseason.

Competition is fierce in the Jaguars defensive line group.

Titans radio announcer Mike Keith lost a mentor and friend when longtime
University of Tennessee announcer John Ward died.

When will the Broncos find a permanent naming rights deal for their
stadium?

The Chiefs brought in some of their past stars for a youth football camp.

A late-season game against the Steelers could have major implications for the
Chargers.

Rookie T Kolton Miller stood out during Raiders workouts.

Retired NFL referee Gene Steratore had some memorable moments in Cowboys
games.

Giants QB Eli Manning joined the rest of his family at the Manning Passing
Academy.

Is there reason to worry about Eagles CB Sidney Jones‘ health again this
year?

Washington defensive line coach Jim Tomsula said his unit is confident
without being arrogant.

LB Roquan Smith will headline a web series devoted to meeting the Bears
rookies.

Grading the Lions’ receiving corps heading into training camp.

Packers DL Mike Daniels made NFL Media’s Top 100 players list for the third
year in a row.

Walking down memory lane with the help of Vikings ticket stubs.

At least one person thinks Falcons TE Austin Hooper will make the Pro Bowl
this year.

Panthers DT Kawann Short is well paid, but is he underrated?

The Saints are hosting a 7-on-7 football tournament.

Buccaneers WR Justin Watson draws inspiration from the way his brother deals
with cerebral palsy.

Cardinals DE Chandler Jones isn’t resting on his laurels.

DT Michael Brockers has enjoyed being around new Rams teammate Ndamukong
Suh.

A contract extension leaves little doubt about G Laken Tomlinson‘s spot in
the 49ers starting lineup.

A healthy offseason for WR Tyler Lockett is a good thing for the
Seahawks.

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