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Re: Buld a Franchise (Season 3) 

Post#161 » by bishnykfan » Tue Apr 28, 2020 12:32 am

April 5

Cleveland 144 Washington 136 OT
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Golden State 99 Indiana 90
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Brooklyn 125 Milwaukee 113
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Houston 131 Portland 121
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Denver 126 Minnesota 95
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Clippers 115 Utah 100
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Re: Buld a Franchise (Season 3) 

Post#162 » by bishnykfan » Tue Apr 28, 2020 11:05 pm

April 6

Boston 107 Chicago 94
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Miami 104 New York 102
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Philadelphia 110 Cleveland 99
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Toronto 98 Indiana 84
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Dallas 99 Detroit 84
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Charlotte 118 Orlando 110
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Atlanta 125 Washington 107
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Sacramento 119 Memphis 96
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Minnesota 119 Lakers 108
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New Orleans 113 Phoenix 111
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Re: Buld a Franchise (Season 3) 

Post#163 » by bishnykfan » Wed Apr 29, 2020 10:01 pm

April 7

Milwaukee 127 New York 126
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Brooklyn 112 Chicago 99
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Oklahoma City 111 Houston 97
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Portland 110 San Antonio 95
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Golden State 131 New Orleans 103
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Clippers 109 Denver 94
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Re: Buld a Franchise (Season 3) 

Post#164 » by bishnykfan » Thu Apr 30, 2020 10:19 pm

April 8

Boston 114 Atlanta 92
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Philadelphia 91 Dallas 73
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Orlando 115 Toronto 101
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Charlotte 115 Indiana 101
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Memphis 94 Detroit 75
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Utah 127 Lakers 114
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Phoenix 101 Golden State 88
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Re: Buld a Franchise (Season 3) 

Post#165 » by bishnykfan » Fri May 1, 2020 7:21 pm

April 9

Brooklyn 112 Chicago 87
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New York 122 Cleveland 108
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Toronto 93 Detroit 69
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Milwaukee 118 Orlando 105
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Miami 134 Oklahoma City 118
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Sacramento 90 San Antonio 69
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Portland 112 Denver 94
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Minnesota 115 Memphis 100
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Clippers 115 New Orleans 109
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Re: Buld a Franchise (Season 3) 

Post#166 » by bishnykfan » Sat May 2, 2020 9:36 pm

April 10

Charlotte 116 Indiana 102 OT
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Philadelphia 136 Atlanta 116
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Boston 107 Washington 88
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Phoenix 98 Dallas 82
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Utah 92 Golden State 77
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Lakers 121 Houston 99
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Re: Buld a Franchise (Season 3) 

Post#167 » by bishnykfan » Sun May 3, 2020 10:30 pm

April 11

Boston 111 Brooklyn 97
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Philadelphia 129 Milwaukee 128
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Chicago 80 Detroit 62
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New York 116 Cleveland 92
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Toronto 119 Miami 110
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Orlando 128 Washington 110
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New Orleans 88 San Antonio 81
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Minnesota 113 Denver 102
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Utah 123 Portland 119
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Oklahoma City 103 Memphis 94
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Clippers 115 Lakers 94
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Sacramento 118 Houston 113
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Re: Build a Franchise (Season 3) 

Post#168 » by bishnykfan » Mon May 4, 2020 11:48 pm

PLAYOFF SCHEDULE FIRST ROUND

April 14

Atlanta 98 @ Chicago 117 GAME 1
Toronto 112 @ Brooklyn 123 GAME 1
Boston 104 @ Philadelphia 121 GAME 1
Indiana 138 @ Miami 131 GAME 1


April 15

Atlanta 103 @ Chicago 113 GAME 2
Toronto 105 @ Brooklyn 125 GAME 2
Boston 110 @ Philadelphia 121 GAME 2
Indiana 129 @ Miami 121 GAME 2
Clippers 98 @ Golden State 113 GAME 1
Oklahoma City 89 @ Denver 112 GAME 1
Minnesota 109 @ Dallas 123 GAME 1
Portland 117 @ Utah 99 GAME 1


April 16

Clippers 111 @ Golden State 135 GAME 2
Oklahoma City 84 @ Denver 103 GAME 2
Minnesota 106 @ Dallas 119 GAME 2
Portland 96 @ Utah 98 GAME 2


April 17

Chicago 122 @ Atlanta 108 GAME 3
Brooklyn 120 @ Toronto 113 GAME 3
Philadelphia 109 @ Boston 104 GAME 3
Miami 117 @ Indiana 122 GAME 3


April 18

Chicago 114 @ Atlanta 102 GAME 4
Brooklyn 102 @ Toronto 117 GAME 4
Philadelphia 127 @ Boston 119 GAME 4
Miami 115 @ Indiana 112 GAME 4
Golden State 115 @ Clippers 110 GAME 3
Denver 125 @ Oklahoma City 142 OT GAME 3
Dallas 126 @ Minnesota 106 GAME 3
Utah 110 @ Portland 123 GAME 3


April 19

Golden State 119 @ Clippers 129 GAME 4
Denver 108 @ Oklahoma City 85 GAME 4
Dallas 110 @ Minnesota 103 GAME 4
Utah 112 @ Portland 120 GAME 4


April 20

Toronto 96 @ Brooklyn 111 GAME 5
Indiana 109 @ Miami 127 GAME 5


April 21

Clippers 118 @ Golden State 122 GAME 5
Oklahoma City 110 @ Denver 100 GAME 5
Portland 103 @ Utah 123 GAME 5


April 22

Miami 121 @ Indiana 128 GAME 6


April 23

Denver 110 @ Oklahoma City 106 GAME 6
Utah 118 @ Portland 125 GAME 6


April 24

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April 25

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April 26

No games scheduled
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PG- Oscar Robertson/Bob Cousy
SG- Earl Monroe/James Harden/Dana Barros
SF- Billy Cunningham/Michael Finley/Chet Walker
PF- Elvin Hayes/Dolph Schayes/Tom Chambers/Danny Manning
C- Walt Bellamy/Neil Johnston/Darryl Dawkins
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Re: Build a Franchise (Season 3) 

Post#169 » by bishnykfan » Tue May 5, 2020 12:20 am

FIRST ROUND MATCHUPS SEASON SERIES

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Chicago vs. Atlanta

Chicago wins series 2-1

October 26- Chicago 119 Atlanta 92
January 20- Chicago 116 Atlanta 95
March 11- Atlanta 109 Chicago 92


Brooklyn vs. Toronto

Brooklyn wins series 3-1

December 15- Brooklyn 108 Toronto 103
January 8- Brooklyn 126 Toronto 109
March 13- Brooklyn 127 Toronto 117
March 23- Toronto 113 Brooklyn 108


Philadelphia vs. Boston

Philadelphia wins series 3-1

October 20- Philadelphia 95 Boston 72
November 30- Boston 117 Philadelphia 100
January 11- Philadelphia 102 Boston 94
January 18- Philadelphia 113 Boston 92


Miami vs. Indiana

Series tied 2-2

October 21- Indiana 108 Miami 99
November 19- Miami 117 Indiana 101
January 10- Miami 121 Indiana 105
March 25- Indiana 119 Miami 94



WESTERN CONFERENCE

Golden State vs. Clippers

Golden State wins series 4-0

October 30- Golden State 134 Clippers 113
January 6- Golden State 117 Clippers 104
January 10- Golden State 115 Clippers 86
February 22- Golden State 117 Clippers 100


Denver vs. Oklahoma City

Denver wins series 3-1

November 9- Denver 125 Oklahoma City 115
December 18- Oklahoma City 119 Denver 109
February 1- Denver 112 Oklahoma City 100
March 30- Denver 128 Oklahoma City 118


Dallas vs. Minnesota

Dallas wins series 3-1

November 4- Dallas 126 Minnesota 116
November 17- Dallas 112 Minnesota 95
December 10- Minnesota 119 Dallas 107
March 30- Dallas 103 Minnesota 80


Utah vs. Portland

Series tied 2-2

November 1- Portland 113 Utah 94
February 11- Portland 122 Utah 111
February 23- Utah 122 Portland 111
April 11- Utah 123 Portland 119
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SF- Billy Cunningham/Michael Finley/Chet Walker
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Re: Build a Franchise (Season 3) 

Post#170 » by bishnykfan » Wed May 6, 2020 12:42 am

April 14

Chicago 117 Atlanta 98
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Chicago leads series 1-0

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Kawhi Leonard began the playoffs in style scoring 37 points as the #1 seeded Chicago Bulls cruised to a 117-98 victory over the #8 seed Atlanta Hawks. Evan Turner contributed 20 points off the bench for the Bulls who trailed early but were able to pull away gradually from the undermanned Hawks. Buddy Hield scored 23 points in a losing effort for the Hawks.




Brooklyn 123 Toronto 112
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The second seeded Brooklyn Nets overcame a nine point halftime deficit at home and outscored the Toronto Raptors 65-45 in the second half of their game one victory. Joel Embiid led all scorers with 41 points for the Nets who used a decisive third quarter run where they blitzed the Raptors 39-23 to turn the tide of game one. Derrick Rose led Toronto with 27 points and 9 rebounds and added 5 assists. The Raptors will look to even up their first round series tomorrow night.




Philadelphia 121 Boston 104
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The Philadelphia 76ers won game one 121-104 of their Eastern Conference first round matchup with the Boston Celtics.
The Sixers were led by their stellar frontcourt of Nikola Mirotic, John Collins and Myles Turner who combined for 66 points and 31 rebounds and outscored the Celtic frontcourt by 24 points. The Boston backcourt (Emmanuel Mudiay 23 points, Collin Sexton 22 points) did everything they could to keep the Celtics in the game but the Philadelphia power was to much for the Celtics to overcome.




Indiana 138 Miami 131
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The Indiana Pacers won 138-131 over the Miami Heat in the most entertaining game of the first day of the postseason. The home Heat scored 45 first quarter points in jumping out to a nine point lead after one. But the Pacers stabilized things in the second quarter and trailed the high scoring Heat by only six at halftime. A third quarter run by Indiana gave them a 105-103 lead going into the final frame. Luka Doncic made his playoff debut and led the Pacers with 38 points to go along with 12 rebounds and 3 assists. Donovan Mitchell added 32 points and Karl-Anthony Towns scored 27 for the victors. There were 15 lead changes in the back and forth battle. James Harden was in MVP form as he poured in 53 points (on 35 shots) for the Heat who will look to rebound in a critical game two tomorrow night in Miami.
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SG- Earl Monroe/James Harden/Dana Barros
SF- Billy Cunningham/Michael Finley/Chet Walker
PF- Elvin Hayes/Dolph Schayes/Tom Chambers/Danny Manning
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Re: Build a Franchise (Season 3) 

Post#171 » by bishnykfan » Thu May 7, 2020 1:26 am

April 15

Chicago 113 Atlanta 103
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The Hawks jumped on the top seeded Bulls taking a 26 point first half lead before watching their lead disappear in the final three quarters. Atlanta still held an 84-74 lead going into the final frame before watching the Bulls storm back with a 39 point fourth quarter and stealing a game they trailed the entire way. The explosive duo of Kemba Walker and Kawhi Leonard scored 71 points in the win. Buddy Hield (24 points) and TJ McConnell (23 points) led the shorthanded Hawks in the loss. The series moves to Atlanta Friday night for game three.




Brooklyn 125 Toronto 105
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Joel Embiid continued his dominance of the Raptors with a 43 point/11 rebound performance as the Nets defeated the Raptors 125-105 in their game two Wednesday evening. Victor Oladipo contributed 18 points and 9 assists as the Nets held serve at home and will now travel North of the border with a 2-0 series lead. Toronto was at a severe disadvantage playing with an obviously beat up LeBron James, who played with a sore shoulder, and was only able to play 15 minutes and score 10 points in the loss.
The Raptors will need a healthy James in game three on Friday.




Philadelphia 121 Boston 110
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John Collins tied a season high with 36 points as the 76ers overcame a 17 point first quarter deficit to beat the Celtics 121-110 in game two of their best of seven series. CJ McCollum (23 points) and Myles Turner (22 points) helped Philadelphia overcome their sluggish start to take a 2-0 lead in the series. Emmanuel Mudiay continued his hot play with 33 points in a losing effort for Boston. The series moves to Boston for games three and four on Friday.




Indiana 129 Miami 121
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The Luka Doncic coming out party continued on Wednesday night as the second year star scored a team high 32 points to go along with 9 assists and 7 rebounds as the Pacers took their second consecutive game on the road against the higher seeded Heat. Karl-Anthony Towns added 26 points and 17 rebounds for the upstart Pacers. Miami, which had the second best home record in the league during the regular season and lost only 5 games at the AmericanAirlines Arena all season, now finds itself in an 0-2 hole heading back to Indiana. James Harden went over 50 points for the second straight game (51 points) in a losing effort.




Golden State 113 Clippers 98
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LaMarcus Aldridge (35 points) led the Golden State Warriors over the Los Angeles Clippers in their game one 113-98 victory.
Russell Westbrook had a triple double with his 24 points, 13 assists and 11 rebounds as the team with the best record in the league had a very business like opening game win. The Warriors never trailed in the game. LA was led by Jusuf Nurkic's 24 points.
Game two will be tomorrow night in Golden State.




Denver 112 Oklahoma City 89
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Mike Conley scored 36 points and Andre Drummond added 17 points and 17 rebounds to lead the second seeded Denver Nuggets over the Oklahoma City Thunder in game one of their best of seven series. The Nuggets jumped on the Thunder in the first quarter, leading 33-9 after one quarter and cruised to an easy 112-89 win. Damian Lillard played injured and was limited to just 9 points in 12 minutes. Blake Griffin led the Thunder with 21 points.




Dallas 123 Minnesota 109
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The defending champion Dallas Mavericks began the postseason in much the same way they finished off last year's playoffs, with a balanced team effort and a wire to wire victory against the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night. Bradley Beal led the Mavs with 26 points, Jrue Holiday added 24 points and 10 assists, Jonas Valanciunas scored 23 and Giannis Antetokounmpo just missed a triple double with his 18 points, 17 rebounds and 9 assists. Jarrett Allen scored 20 points off the bench to lead the Wolves in the loss.




Portland 117 Utah 99
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The Portland Trailblazers went off script in winning game one on the road against the higher seeded Utah Jazz. The high scoring Blazers are usually led by the dynamic duo of Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving but on Wednesday, it was a total team effort that led them to victory. Six Portland players scored in double digits, led by Durant's 24 and Marvin Bagley's 21. Jeff Green scored 20, DJ Augustin scored 18 off the bench and Irving scored 16 in a game Portland led throughout. Utah was led in defeat by Nikola Jokic who scored 21 points to go with 13 rebounds and 7 assists. Utah will look to even up their series tomorrow night in a crucial game two.
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Re: Build a Franchise (Season 3) 

Post#172 » by bishnykfan » Fri May 8, 2020 12:11 am

April 16

Golden State 135 Clippers 111
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The Golden State Warriors and their league leading offense was on full display on Thursday night in a convincing game two victory over the Los Angeles Clippers. The leagues most potent offense showed up early scoring 79 first half points as the Warriors held a 23 point lead at halftime against the overmatched eighth seeded Clippers. Golden State was led once again by LaMarcus Aldridge and his 28 points but it was the bench and depth of the Warriors that proved to much for the Clippers on this night. Lou Williams (22 points) and Domantas Sabonis (20 points) led a Golden State bench that outscored LA's bench by a 67-47 mark. The Clippers head home for a game three, late Saturday, where they hope to have more success against the Warriors and their second best league road record. The Warriors have not trailed at any point in either of the first two games of the series.




Denver 103 Oklahoma City 84
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The Denver Nuggets took a 2-0 series lead on Thursday night over the seventh seeded Oklahoma City Thunder after a convincing 103-84 win. Veteran point guard Mike Conley, acquired from the Chicago Bulls in the midseason Kemba Walker blockbuster, again led the Nuggets in scoring in a game Denver never trailed. Andre Drummond (20 points, 18 rebounds, 4 blocked shots) also continued his inspired play, by dominating Oklahoma City center Dewayne Dedmon (5 points/5 rebounds). The only good news for the Thunder was the fact that Damian Lillard appeared to be closer to 100% after playing the past week with a sore lower leg. Game three is Saturday afternoon, in Oklahoma City.




Dallas 119 Minnesota 106
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The Dallas Mavericks used a huge second quarter run to sprint passed the Minnesota Timberwolves 119-106 in game two, Thursday night in Dallas. The Mavericks used a 43 point second quarter to overcome an early deficit and put the Timberwolves in an 0-2 series hole. Jrue Holiday scored 37 points before fouling out in the fourth quarter to lead the Mavericks. Bradley Beal scored 27 and Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 25 points to go along with 11 rebounds, 6 assists and 5 blocked shots for Dallas. Jarrett Allen (27 points) has led Minnesota in scoring both games in the series off the bench. The series moves to Minnesota on Saturday evening




Utah 98 Portland 96
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The Utah Jazz evened up their first round matchup with a critical 98-96 win in game two over the Portland Trailblazers. In an extremely entertaining back and forth affair, which saw 9 ties and 19 lead changes, the Jazz won it after a Nikola Jokic 17 foot jumper fell with 3.2 seconds remaining. Kevin Durant missed a long three pointer at the buzzer that would've given the Trailblazers the win and a 2-0 series lead. The Utah frontcourt was dominant in the victory with Tristan Thompson leading the Jazz in scoring with 23 points to go along with 10 rebounds. Jokic added 20 points, 10 rebounds and 6 assists. Kyrie Irving led the Blazers with 19 points as the series will now shift to Portland for game three on Saturday night.
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SF- Billy Cunningham/Michael Finley/Chet Walker
PF- Elvin Hayes/Dolph Schayes/Tom Chambers/Danny Manning
C- Walt Bellamy/Neil Johnston/Darryl Dawkins
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Re: Build a Franchise (Season 3) 

Post#173 » by bishnykfan » Sat May 9, 2020 12:42 am

April 17

Chicago 122 Atlanta 108
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Kawhi Leonard led the Chicago Bulls with 36 points and 7 assists during their 122-108 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Friday. The game was tight throughout as the teams went into halftime tied 57-57. But the top seeded Bulls proved to be to much for the Hawks once again as they pulled away late to put Atlanta on the verge of elimination. Montrezl Harrell had 20/6/6 off the Chicago bench. Tomas Satoransky led the Hawks with 22 points off of their bench. The Hawks should get a lift from the returning Stephen Curry in tomorrows do or die game four.




Brooklyn 120 Toronto 113
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Joel Embiid's tour de force continued in game three in Toronto on Friday night as he scored 34 points to go with his 10 rebounds, 6 assists and 2 blocks as the Nets beat the Raptors 120-113. The visiting Nets jumped on the home team early and took a comfortable 63-50 lead into halftime. Toronto went on a furious fourth quarter run behind MVP candidate LeBron James, who scored 46 points in the loss, but the comeback attempt fell short as the Nets finished with the games final 8 points. The Raptors will look to stave off elimination in tomorrows must win game four.




Philadelphia 109 Boston 104
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The Philadelphia 76ers moved within one game of the second round of the Eastern Conference playoffs after a 109-104 victory in Boston on Friday night. The Sixers were lead by Lonzo Ball's 21 points and 11 assists. Malik Beasley contributed 17 points off the bench for Philadelphia. Kristaps Porzingis had 32 points and 13 rebounds for the Celtics. The 76ers will look for the sweep tomorrow afternoon.




Indiana 122 Miami 117
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The young underdog Indiana Pacers have put the fourth seeded Miami Heat one step away from elimination after their 122-117 victory at home on Friday night. Indiana got a balanced effort as all five starters scored at least 15 points led by Karl-Anthony Towns 23 and 16 rebounds. Luka Doncic continued his strong play with 22 points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists. A desperate Miami team jumped out to a 32-17 lead one minute into the second quarter before Donovan Mitchell began to heat up. Mitchell scored 7 consecutive points to cut the lead to 8 and bring the home crowd back into the game. Mitchell finished with 21 points for the Pacers. The Heat were still able to take a two point lead into the fourth quarter thanks to the play of the playoffs leading scorer James Harden, who scored 33 points to go with 11 assists before fouling out in the games final minutes. The Pacers were able to make their free throws to close out the win and put the Heat one step from the offseason.
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PG- Oscar Robertson/Bob Cousy
SG- Earl Monroe/James Harden/Dana Barros
SF- Billy Cunningham/Michael Finley/Chet Walker
PF- Elvin Hayes/Dolph Schayes/Tom Chambers/Danny Manning
C- Walt Bellamy/Neil Johnston/Darryl Dawkins
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Re: Build a Franchise (Season 3) 

Post#174 » by bishnykfan » Sun May 10, 2020 1:39 am

April 18

Chicago 114 Atlanta 102
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The Chicago Bulls finished off the sweep of the Atlanta Hawks with their 114-102 win in Atlanta on Saturday afternoon. Kawhi Leonard had 27 points to go with 9 rebounds and 6 assists to lead the way for the top seeded Bulls. Kemba Walker added 20 points for the Bulls. The Hawks led 53-49 at the half thanks to Steph Curry who returned from a nearly three week absence and led the Hawks with 26 points, 10 rebounds and 8 assists. But the Bulls proved to be to much even with a healthy looking Curry as they outscored Atlanta 65-49 in the second half and cruised to the second round. The Bulls will await the winner of the series between the Heat and Pacers.




Toronto 117 Brooklyn 102
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The Toronto Raptors staved off elimination with a 117-102 win on Saturday afternoon against the second seeded Brooklyn Nets. LeBron James' triple double (37 points, 13 assists, 10 rebounds) led the way for the Raptors. Derrick Rose scored 22 points in 20 minutes for Toronto in the victory. The Nets got off to a slow start in their bid to sweep the Raptors scoring only 19 first quarter points and going into halftime trailing by 15. However, the third quarter saw the Nets begin to establish Joel Embiid the way he they have in the first three quarters of the series. Brooklyn got back into the game in the third quarter with Embiid scoring 20 of his game high 41 in the frame and entered the fourth quarter trailing 87-83. But the Nets would get no closer, as James would score the first six points of the fourth quarter and the Raptors would lead comfortably the rest of the way. The Nets will look to finish off the Raptors in game five, back in Brooklyn, on Monday night.




Philadelphia 127 Boston 119
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The Philadelphia 76ers became the first team to advance into the second round of the BaF playoffs with their 127-119 victory over the Boston Celtics in Boston on Saturday afternoon. The Sixers completed the sweep behind a balanced effort led by center Myles Turner's 27 points and 15 rebounds. John Collins scored 26 points and CJ McCollum added 22 in the winning effort. The 76ers had a different leading scorer in all four games of the series and showed the depth which made them the #3 seed in the Eastern Conference. The Celtics once again jumped on the 76ers early with a 44 point first quarter feeding off the energy of the raucous TD Garden crowd. But the Sixer depth proved to much for the Celtics to handle as they slowly chipped away at the Celtic lead. Philadelphia took a 97-96 lead into a final quarter which saw the size of the Philadelphia frontline dominate the Celtics. Jeff Teague (27 points), Kristaps Porzingis (25 points) and Collin Sexton (24 points) led Boston in their final game of the season. The 76ers await the winner of the Brooklyn/Toronto series.




Miami 115 Indiana 112
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Indiana leads series 3-1

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The Indiana Pacers failed in their attempt to sweep the fourth seeded Miami Heat as they fell 115-112 in game four Saturday evening at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indiana. The Pacers trailed the Miami Heat 87-78 entering the games final quarter. A furious fourth quarter rally from the home team fell just short when Donovan Mitchell missed a potential game tying three point shot with under five seconds remaining. James Harden, playing with foul trouble throughout the game, scored 38 points (in 24 minutes) to help keep Miami alive. Tobias Harris scored 27 in the win. Miami was 30-31 from the free throw line in the game. Karl-Anthony Towns scored 28 to go with his 14 rebounds and 3 blocks. Luka Doncic scored 26 and had 8 assists in the loss. The series shift back to Miami for game five on Monday night.




Golden State 115 Clippers 110
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The Golden State Warriors held on to top the Los Angeles Clippers 115-110 after a wild fourth quarter that saw both teams go on large runs. After a very low scoring first half which saw the top seeded Warriors lead 42-40 at the half, the game continued being a back and forth affair until the beginning of the final frame. The Warriors held only a slim three point advantage entering the final quarter before starting the final 12 minutes on a 16-3 run. The home team Clippers caught fire and made a furious rally, hitting five three pointers during an 18-4 run of their own in a three minute stretch to cut the 16 point deficit to two. But the rally fell short in the games final minute and the leagues top team left with a commanding 3-0 series lead. LaMarcus Aldridge scored a game high 26 points. Russell Westbrook scored 24 in the win. Jusuf Nurkic scored 22 points for LA in the loss. The Warriors will go for the sweep tomorrow night, in LA, in game four.




Oklahoma City 142 Denver 125 OT
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Denver leads series 2-1

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Damian Lillard hit a three pointer with just over 2 seconds remaining in regulation to tie the score and send game three into overtime. Oklahoma City outscored Denver 24-7 in the extra frame to secure the victory and get the Thunder back into the best of seven series, which they now trail two games to one. Lillard scored 41 points to go with his 14 assists for the Thunder. Blake Griffin scored 28 points. Andre Drummond and Jordan Clarkson each scored 29 points in the loss for Denver who missed a chance to win the game in regulation when they failed to get a shot off after Lillard's heroics. Oklahoma City will look to even up the best of seven series on Sunday evening.




Dallas 126 Minnesota 106
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The Dallas Mavericks moved one game away from the second round with their 126-106 game three win in Minnesota on Saturday afternoon. Jonas Valanciunas scored 29 points, Jrue Holiday 23, and Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 21. Derrick White scored 19 points off of the bench for Dallas in the win. The game was tied at the half but Dallas' star power showed up in a second half which saw them outscore the home team 64-44 to pull away for the win. The Mavericks shot 49 free throws in the game which helped them in the win. Minnesota had eight players score in double digits in the game but only Jarrett Allen (28 points) scored more than 13. The Timberwolves will look to avoid the sweep tomorrow afternoon in game four in Minnesota.




Portland 123 Utah 110
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The Portland Trailblazers beat the Utah Jazz 123-110 in game three of their Western Conference quarterfinal matchup behind a balanced effort led by Kyrie Irving's 24 points. Kevin Durant scored 21 and DJ Augustin scored 20 off the bench in a winning effort for the Blazers. Portland led throughout most of the game as Utah had a hard time guarding the high scoring Trailblazers. D'Angelo Russell scored a series high 32 points in the loss for the Jazz. Game four will be played tomorrow night in Portland.
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Post#175 » by bishnykfan » Mon May 11, 2020 1:11 am

April 19

Clippers 129 Golden State 119
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Khris Middleton scored 31 points to lead the Los Angeles Clippers over the top seeded Golden State Warriors 129-119 at the Staples Center on Sunday night in a win or go home game for LA. The desperate Clippers jumped on the Warriors in the first half outscoring the leagues top team 70-53 and opening up as much as a 22 point first half lead. The Warriors woke up in the third quarter and trailed by only four, 100-96, entering the games final quarter. The Clippers were again balanced in the scoring department with seven total players, including Middleton, scoring in double digits. LaMarcus Aldridge scored 31 points for Golden State in defeat. The series will move back to Golden State for what the Warriors hope will be a clinching game five on Tuesday night.




Denver 108 Oklahoma City 85
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The visiting Denver Nuggets dismantled the Oklahoma City Thunder on Sunday afternoon at the Chesapeake Energy Arena.
The second seeded Nuggets beat the Thunder 108-85 in front of a sold out 18,203 fans who were hoping to have the momentum from last nights overtime win carry over to today. But Denver and their top 10 defense made sure that the Thunder fans would be disappointed from the start. The Nuggets jumped out to a 68-46 halftime lead thanks to Kelly Oubre who scored 22 of his game high 32 points in the games first 24 minutes. Andre Drummond continued his fantastic series scoring 17 points to go with 15 rebounds. Damian Lillard scored 20 points to lead the Thunder in the loss. The series shifts back to Denver for a game five on Tuesday night where the Nuggets will look to close out the best of seven series.




Dallas 110 Minnesota 103
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The defending champion Dallas Mavericks made short work of the #6 seed Minnesota Timberwolves by completing a four game sweep Sunday afternoon in Minnesota. Dallas looked every bit like a team ready to make a deep postseason run in their 110-103 win at the Target Center in front of a capacity crowd of 19,356. Already ahead 3-0 in the series, Dallas star guard Bradley Beal sat out the game with a sore wrist but it didn't matter in the end. Giannis Antetokounmpo came up one assist shy of a triple double with his 29 points, 11 rebounds and 9 assists. Jrue Holiday scored 33 points and added 6 rebounds, 6 assists and 4 steals. Jonas Valanciunas had 20 points, 10 rebounds and 5 blocked shots. Impending free agent Serge Ibaka scored 27 points to lead the Timberwolves. Dallas will await the winner of the Denver/Oklahoma City series.




Portland 120 Utah 112
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The Portland Trailblazers won game four of their best of seven series 120-112 over the Utah Jazz on Sunday evening. Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving each scored 31 points and DJ Augustin added 22 points off the bench for the Trailblazers. Portland had a 53-47 lead at the half and blew the game open in the third quarter outscoring the Jazz 28-18 in the quarter. The Jazz comeback attempt fell short in the fourth quarter despite the team scoring 47 points in the final 12 minutes. D'Angelo Russell scored 31 points to lead Utah before fouling out late in the game. Nikola Jokic added 27 points for the Jazz. Utah will head home to play game five in a must win game on Tuesday night.
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Post#176 » by bishnykfan » Tue May 12, 2020 1:14 am

April 20

Brooklyn 111 Toronto 96
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Brooklyn wins series 4-1

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The defending Eastern Conference champion Brooklyn Nets are advancing to the second round of the playoffs after their 111-96 victory over the Toronto Raptors on Monday evening. Joel Embiid finished with 36 points, 15 rebounds, 4 assists and 4 blocks in a clinching game five at the Barclays Center. Embiid averaged 39.0/11.6/4.0/2.6 in the five game dismantling of his division rival. League MVP candidate, LeBron James, did everything he could to keep the underdog Raptors in the game, scoring 32 points to go with 16 rebounds and 8 assists. Toronto will enter the offseason with many questions considering only three rotation players are under contract next year. Ben Simmons added 18 points for the Nets who will move onto the second round where they will play another divisional rival, the Philadelphia 76ers.




Miami 127 Indiana 109
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The leagues top scorer was at it again as James Harden scored 56 points to lead the Miami Heat over the Indiana Pacers 127-109 in a must win game for Miami on Monday night. Harden looked to take over the game early scoring the Heat's first ten points of the contest and helping Miami jump out to a 29-25 lead after one quarter of play. The second quarter was a back and forth affair as both teams made shots. The teams went into the break with the home team leading 59-57. The third quarter began with a 14-4 Pacer run thanks to Donovan Mitchell, who scored 8 of his series best 31 points during the run to help Indiana take their largest lead 71-63 with just under eight minutes to play in the third. Tobias Harris (21 points) and Terry Rozier (16 points) helped Harden and Miami stem the momentum and Miami went into the final quarter with an 88-85 lead after finishing the quarter on a 25-14 run. The Pacers got no closer as the night would belong to Harden who scored 18 points in the fourth quarter to help Miami put away the upset minded Pacers. Karl-Anthony Towns scored 24 points while Luka Doncic was held to a series low 13 points on 21 shots in the loss. With the win, Miami has forced a game six, Wednesday night, back in Indiana.
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Post#177 » by bishnykfan » Wed May 13, 2020 1:58 am

April 21

Golden State 122 Clippers 118
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The leagues top team, the Golden State Warriors, beat the Los Angeles Clippers 122-118 in game five of the Western Conference Quarterfinals and have advanced to the second round of the BaF playoffs. The Warriors got a game high 26 points off the bench from Lou Williams, picking up the slack left by superstar Russell Westbrook, who struggled throughout scoring just 6 points on 2-13 shooting before fouling out early in the fourth quarter. The Clippers entered the fourth quarter trailing 90-80 but fought back to take the lead with under three minutes to play after a three pointer from Markieff Morris put them ahead 116-115. Golden State didn't fold though and showed the depth that made them the leagues top team. With Westbrook on the bench, it was Gary Harris' three pointer on the next possession that gave the Warriors back the lead 118-116, a lead they would not relinquish over the games final two minutes. After Harris' shot, Jusuf Nurkic missed a potential game tying 12 footer and Williams closed the game out at the foul line for the Warriors. Khris Middleton led the Clippers with 26 points in the loss. The Clippers enter the offseason with plenty of cap space after making their first ever playoff appearance. Golden State awaits the winner of the Utah/Portland series in the second round.




Oklahoma City 110 Denver 100
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Damian Lillard helped keep the Oklahoma City Thunder alive in a must win game five in Denver on Tuesday night by scoring 37 points in OKC's 110-100 win. Lillard added 7 rebounds and 7 assists for the #7 seed Thunder. Blake Griffin added 25 points for the desperate visitors including 8 during a critical 28-12 run midway through the third quarter. The Nuggets led 62-50 with 6 minutes remaining in the quarter before Griffin helped ignite a 28-12 run which would give the Thunder 4 point lead going into the fourth quarter. Andre Drummond scored 21 points to go with 23 rebounds and 4 blocked shots in a losing effort for Denver. Game six will be played Thursday night in Oklahoma City.




Utah 123 Portland 103
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The Utah Jazz defended their homecourt in a win or go home game against the Portland Trailblazers with a 123-103 victory on Tuesday night. D'Angelo Russell scored a season high 48 points in the game to help Utah force a game six on Thursday. Portland came out of the gate on fire early in the game, but Utah never let the game get away from them during the first quarter and slowly began to pull away from the injury riddled Trailblazers. Kevin Durant, was limited to just 11 minutes off the bench, as he was limited with a lower leg injury, and scored just 3 points in the loss. Bench standout DJ Augustin was unable to suit up as he also deals with an injury to his leg. Kyrie Irving scored 31 points for Portland in the loss. The series now shifts back to Portland for a game six on Thursday night, where Portland will hope to end the series in front of their home crowd.
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Post#178 » by bishnykfan » Wed May 13, 2020 11:55 pm

April 22

Indiana 128 Miami 121
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The Indiana Pacers completed the upset over the higher seeded Miami Heat winning 128-121, in game six, at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse on Wednesday night. Indiana was led once again by Donovan Mitchell, who scored 35 points to go with 9 assists in the game. After a back and forth battle all night the game finally reached the fourth quarter, tied 87-87. Miami took a brief lead early in the fourth after a Jamal Murray basket put them ahead 91-89 two minutes in. But that was the last lead the Heat would have as Indiana rattled off a 7-0 run, led by Mitchell and Karl-Anthony Towns, to put them ahead 96-91 with just over 7 minutes to play. The final minutes consisted off both teams trading baskets but not enough stops for a Miami team who finished twelfth in the league in defense during the regular season. James Harden's three pointer with two minutes remaining pulled them with one at 120-119 but a Zion Williamson follow up dunk of a Mitchell miss extended the lead back to three. On the next Miami possession, Harden missed a potential game tying three pointer and an Indiana bucket from Towns on the ensuing possession put the Pacers ahead by 5 and all but sealed the victory. Free throws would close it out for the Pacers who will now play the top seeded Chicago Bulls in the second round beginning some time this weekend.

Towns scored 29 points and had 15 rebounds, series breakout star Luka Doncic had 23 points, 10 rebounds and 7 assists and rookie Williamson added 19 points and 12 rebounds for the Pacers. Harden, the leagues leading scorer both in the regular season and the playoffs, scored 45 points in a losing effort for Miami. He also added 9 assists, 7 rebounds, 4 blocks and 3 steals in a heroic effort for the Heat. Harden finished the playoffs averaging 46.0 points per game in the six game series. Tobias Harris and Murray contributed 20 points a piece for Miami.
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Re: Build a Franchise (Season 3) 

Post#179 » by bishnykfan » Fri May 15, 2020 1:10 am

April 23

Denver 110 Oklahoma City 106
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The Denver Nuggets beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 110-106 to advance to the second round of the Western Conference playoffs. A wild game finished off a strange series which saw the road team win the final three games. The Nuggets jumped on the home team early jumping out to a 35-25 lead after one quarter thanks to a hot start from Kelly Oubre, who scored 8 of his 14 points in the first quarter. But the momentum began to turn in the second quarter when the Thunder's Damian Lillard (38 points) began to heat up. Lillard helped Oklahoma City cut the Denver lead to eight, 52-44, as the teams went to the locker room. Lillard and the Thunder blitzed the normally sound defensive Nuggets in the third quarter. Lillard continued applying the pressure scoring 15 third quarter points and trying to keep the Thunder's season alive. OKC outscored the #2 seed by 18 points in the third quarter and took a 80-70 lead into the final quarter. After the Thunder scored the first five points of the fourth extending their lead to a game high 15, and with Denver facing the possibility of being forced into a game seven, they got a lift from an unlikely source. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope took over for Denver scoring seven straight points in a 1:24 stretch to stem the tide and help get the Nuggets quickly back into the game. Both Jordan Clarkson (18 points) and Elfrid Payton (15 points) made big baskets off of the bench for the Nuggets during a huge 40-21 run over the games final 10 minutes. Andre Drummond was a dominant force throughout the series and continued his solid play with 14 points and 22 rebounds in the game. Denver moves on to play the defending champion Dallas Mavericks in the second round.




Portland 125 Utah 118
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The Portland Trailblazers are moving onto the second round of the playoffs after defeating the Utah Jazz 125-118 on Thursday night. The game seemed more like a heavyweight fight in the first half as both teams seemed to be feeling each other out and traded blows throughout. But neither team held an advantage after the games first 24 minutes and the game went to the half tied at 53 apiece. The third quarter saw the visiting Jazz catch fire, led by young superstar point guard D'Angelo Russell. Russell led a huge 23-6 run to begin the third quarter by scoring 17 of his team high 45 points in the opening six minutes after the break. With Utah leading 76-59 and looking to bring the series back to Utah for a deciding game seven, Portland turned to their superstar duo of Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving. Irving and Durant scored 47 and 38 points respectively including 17 of the next 20 points for Portland as the Trailblazers cut the Jazz lead to 90-81 entering the fourth quarter. The momentum continued for Trailblazers to begin the fourth as they scored the first six points cutting the Utah lead down to three. The final eight minutes saw 10 lead changes as neither team could knock out the other. The final lead change came with 2:32 remaining when Kevin Durant hit a three pointer to give Portland a 118-116 lead. With the win, Portland will advance to take on the leagues top team, the Golden State Warriors.
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Re: Build a Franchise (Season 3) 

Post#180 » by bishnykfan » Sat May 16, 2020 12:23 am

PLAYOFF SCHEDULE CONFERENCE SEMIFINAL

April 27

Indiana 92 @ Chicago 119 GAME 1
Phladelphia 115 @ Brooklyn 100 GAME 1
Portland 105 @ Golden State 120 GAME 1
Dallas 116 @ Denver 102 GAME 1


April 29

Indiana 104 @ Chicago 126 GAME 2
Phladelphia 84 @ Brooklyn 99 GAME 2
Portland 106 @ Golden State 129 GAME 2
Dallas 112 @ Denver 90 GAME 2


May 1

Chicago 109 @ Indiana 119 GAME 3
Brooklyn 130 @ Philadelphia 134 OT GAME 3
Golden State 111 @ Portland 124 GAME 3
Denver 103 @ Dallas 107 GAME 3


May 3

Chicago 108 @ Indiana 118 GAME 4
Brooklyn 114 @ Philadelphia 96 GAME 4
Golden State 104 @ Portland 122 GAME 4
Denver 99 @ Dallas 119 GAME 4


May 5

Indiana 102 @ Chicago 108 GAME 5
Phladelphia 114 @ Brooklyn 111 GAME 5
Portland 119 @ Golden State 127 GAME 5


May 7

Chicago 101 @ Indiana 106 GAME 6
Brooklyn 134 @ Philadelphia 126 GAME 6
Golden State 102 @ Portland 111 GAME 6


May 9

Indiana 103 @ Chicago 114 GAME 7
Phladelphia 94 @ Brooklyn 112 GAME 7
Portland 113 @ Golden State 138 GAME 7
All-Time Draft

PG- Oscar Robertson/Bob Cousy
SG- Earl Monroe/James Harden/Dana Barros
SF- Billy Cunningham/Michael Finley/Chet Walker
PF- Elvin Hayes/Dolph Schayes/Tom Chambers/Danny Manning
C- Walt Bellamy/Neil Johnston/Darryl Dawkins

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