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Clippers cruising to finish
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All of the Clippers' starters are in double figures, led by J.J. Redick's 24 points, and Los Angeles is up by 26 against the Celtics heading to the fourth. The Clips have connected on 12 of their 24 3-point attempts. Follow live

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End of 3Q: Heat 71, Pistons 65
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The Heat enter the final frame with a small lead behind Dwyane Wade's 21 points and Udonis Haslem's 14 points and 12 boards. Follow live

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Dave McMenamin @mcten

How ugly was the finish to Cavs-Sixers? In the last 3:57, PHI went 0-of-5 overall & 0-of-4 on FTs; CLE went 0-of-6 overall w/ 1 turnover

Randolph going it alone
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Zach Randolph was 5-of-7 for 10 points in the first quarter, but he was the only Memphis starter dialed in. The rest of the starting lineup combined to go 3-of-13 for 9 points. Follow live

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Royce Young @royceyoung

Scott Brooks says Dion Waiters' foot is feeling better today and he'll be in the starting lineup against the Suns.

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C.J. Miles is on fire! Hes 4-for-4 from 3-point range and has 14 points in the 1st quarter.

An old-school approach for Miami
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It's like the Heat have jumped into a time machine, as Udonis Haslem and Dwyane Wade are leading the way for Miami in a 49-44 game at halftime against the Pistons. Andre Drummond and Reggie Jackson each have 12 points for Detroit. Follow live

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Cavs squeak past Sixers to keep streak
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LeBron James had 20 points and 11 rebounds in the Cavaliers' 87-86 victory over the 76ers. Cleveland has won 16 straight games at home, the third longest home winning-streak in franchise history.

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Dave McMenamin @mcten

Blatt says Love got an elbow to his back that sidelined him and that Shumpert "jammed" his ankle. Didn't seem too concerned longterm on both

Chad Ford @chadfordinsider

Kawhi Leonard is a good comp for Justise Winslow. Michael Kidd Gilchrist as well, though Winslow a better 3 point shooter.

Ellis out against Pacers
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The Mavs hope to bounce back from a brutal offensive performance against the Spurs on Friday, but they'll be without their leading scorer. Monta Ellis will sit with a calf injury. breaking his streak of 248 consecutive games played (including playoffs). Follow live

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Grizzlies at Spurs, 7 P.M. ET
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The Spurs are peaking heading into the playoffs, while the Grizzlies have hit a wall. And even worse for Memphis, 9-9 since Feb. 25, is the looming specter of a potential first-round playoff series with San Antonio. Follow live

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Clips making short work of Celtics
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J.J. Redick has become fire incarnate. His 16 points on 7-for-9 shooting lead the Clippers, and the Clippers in turn lead the Celtics by 20 midway through the second quarter. Follow live

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Final: Cavaliers 87, 76ers 86
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An offensive masterpiece, this wasn't. Neither team scored in the final 3:56, and the Cavs outlasted the Sixers thanks to 20 points, 11 boards and 6 assists from LeBron James. Kevin Love left the game late with a lower back injury and did not return. Box score

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