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Jimmy Butler hits game-winner, Bam stuffs Tatum and Heat beats Celtics in Game 1 of ECF

Jimmy Butler did it again.

Bam Adebayo did it even better.

In the final seconds of overtime in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals, the Miami Heat’s two All-Stars lifted the Heat to a 117-114 win against the Boston Celtics. Butler put Miami ahead with an and-one with 12 seconds left, then Adebayo blocked Jayson Tatum on the other end to seal the Heat’s victory in Lake Buena Vista

With 12 seconds left and the Miami trailing by a point, Butler muscled his way to the rim from the top of the key against Tatum and finished through contact for an and-one to put the Heat ahead 115-114. After trailing by 14 points in the fourth quarter, Miami — somehow — was ahead with the clock ticking away.

On the other end, Adebayo sealed the win. Tatum went back at Butler and beat him off the dribble. The All-Star

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Pau Gasol, wife name new daughter after Gianna Bryant

Pau Gasol and his wife Catherine McDonell have paid the ultimate tribute to Kobe and Gianna Bryant.

McDonell gave birth to a girl on Sunday. Her name?

Elisabet Gianna Gasol.

Gasol is close with Bryant family

Gasol noted in an announcement that the delivery went well while highlighting the “very meaningful name.”

Gianna was the 13-year-old daughter of Kobe and Vanessa Bryant. She died in the helicopter crash that also claimed Kobe’s life in January.

Gasol played seven seasons with Kobe on the Los Angeles Lakers. He won two championships alongside Kobe and developed a close personal relationship with the Bryant family.

Vanessa Bryant a godmother

Vanessa congratulated the couple on

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How to Stream NFL Games Without Cable

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Now that the NFL season has kicked off, sports-hungry fans who’ve decided to cut the cable cord may be wondering how they can catch all the onscreen action.

Fortunately, there are more options than ever for streaming National Football League games to your TV, laptop, or phone. 

With the right streaming services, you can watch Sunday afternoon games on CBS and Fox, Sunday Night Football on NBC, Monday Night Football on ESPN, and Thursday Night Football, which this year is spread out across Fox, Amazon Prime/Twitch, and the NFL Network.

And let’s not forget Thanksgiving Day games, Saturday games scheduled for later in the season, and the playoffs leading up to Super Bowl LV on Feb. 7, 2021, in Tampa, Fla.

You might not have to do much to watch these games. If you’re using a cable-replacement streaming service

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Kyle Lowry rallies Raptors to 2OT win, forces Game 7 vs. Celtics

For the first time since Kawhi Leonard’s bouncing miracle last year, the Toronto Raptors will play a Game 7. To get there, it took a game just as wild as that win over the Philadelphia 76ers so many months ago.

Trading haymaker after haymaker in two overtimes, the Raptors outlasted the Boston Celtics in Game 6 for a classic 125-122 win.

Throwing many of the Raptors’ punches was, who else, Kyle Lowry, who led all scorers with 33 points on 12-of-20 shooting (6-of-10 from deep), plus eight rebounds, six assists, two steals and just one turnover. His final points came on a clutch fadeaway to give the Raptors a four-point lead with just a few seconds remaining.

Supporting Lowry in overtime was Norman Powell, whose free throws sealed the game for the Raptors. Powell finished with 23 points.

The Celtics seemed headed for advancement for much of the first half,

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