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NBA Playoffs: Nets’ Steve Nash Speaks About James Harden After Win Over Bucks

The Brooklyn Nets beat the Milwaukee Bucks 115-107 on Saturday night in Game 1, but they did lose James Harden in the first quarter due to a hamstring injury (see SportsCenter’s Tweet below).

After the game, Steve Nash spoke about Harden’s injury.

“I’m heartbroken for him,” Nash told reporters post-game. “I don’t know what’s going to happen. I don’t know if he’s playing next game or if he’s out. I have no idea.”

The whole presser from Nash can be seen here.

The Nets were 4-point favorites in Brooklyn over the Milwaukee Bucks in Game 1 on Saturday, according to FanDuel.

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NBA Fans Are Not Happy With Suns vs. Lakers Refs

Los Angeles Lakers star forward LeBron James on Sunday night.

Los Angeles Lakers star forward LeBron James on Sunday night.

The Phoenix Suns and the Los Angeles Lakers have played a tight contest in Game 1 of the Western Conference first round. Phoenix leads Los Angeles by 13 points early in the fourth quarter on Sunday afternoon.

Unfortunately, today’s game has not been without some officiating controversy.

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Fox Sports 1 host Colin Cowherd decided to troll everyone about it.

“Once again, the Lakers can’t get a break from the refs today. Been like this since the league was formed,” he tweeted.

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NBA World Reacts To Steph Curry’s Insane Performance

Golden State Warriors point guard Steph Curry warms up.

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Sunday’s regular season finale between the Golden State Warriors and the Memphis Grizzlies quickly turned into the Steph Curry show late in the fourth quarter, as the 33-year-old sharpshooter closed out his team’s campaign on a high note.

With the No. 8 seed in the Western Conference on the line, Curry’s Warriors held off a late run from Dillon Brooks and the Grizzlies to snag the 113-101 victory. The win clinched the 8-seed for Golden State and sent Memphis back home for a date with the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday in the first game of the play-in tournament.

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Celtics Alum, NBA Champion Re-Ups With ESPN


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Boston Celtics alums Kendrick Perkins and Paul Pierce poses before a game.

In recent years, the Boston Celtics have seen more of their former players become trusted voices on national NBA television broadcasts than most teams. Paul Pierce’s recent Instagram faux pas notwithstanding.

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As a player, Perkins was well-known for his toughness and tenacity on the court. Regardless of the obstacles he faced on a nightly basis, the 6-foot-10 center was never going to back down from a challenge.

That continues to be the case in his second career as a studio analyst and commentator.

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