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Fierce Warriors

Despite 40 points from Blake Griffin, the Clippers fell to the Warriors in a battle of West contenders at Staples.

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Spurs cruise past Heat (1:14)

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10hBill Simmons

B.S. Report: State of the Cavs

Brian Windhorst joins Bill Simmons to discuss how Kevin Love fits on the Cavaliers, LeBron James and David Blatt's relationship and Cleveland's odds going into the playoffs.

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8hChris Forsberg

Embrace the Celtics' playoff push

Unlike many other rebuilding situations, there's not much to be gained at this point by Boston missing the playoffs.

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Supersized Westbrook (1:03)

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11hNick Friedell

Rose participates in 5-on-5 scrimmage

While Bulls players and coaches remain optimistic about Derrick Rose's progress, Thibodeau remains non-committal regarding a return date.

TrueHoop TV

Ranking NBA Coaches (7:03)

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No new friends for LeBron

“People get so infatuated with the best of friends, things of that nature. First of all, I’ve got three very good friends in this league, and that’s Carmelo [Anthony], and that’s C.P. (Chris Paul), and that’s D-Wade. And after that, I have a bunch of teammates,” LeBron James said. (via Northeast Ohio Media Group)

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Steph Curry: King of top NBA plays

Spoiler alert: Stephen Curry owns the top NBA play of the night. No surprise there. But the other two plays are nothing short of amazing, including one that had Spurs coach Gregg Popovich shaking his head.

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Griffin not happy with Clippers fans

On a night where the Staples Center crowd cheered every basket by Stephen Curry and even chanted "M-V-P" for the Warriors star, Blake Griffin was not amused. “Home court advantage is just not there for us,” Griffin said after the game. “If that’s how it feels in the playoffs it’s not looking good.” Griffin: No home-court

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Understatement of the night
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Chris Paul on Stephen Curry: "That man is tough. Obviously he has a great handle." CP3 saw that handle up close on this insane play by Curry in the Warriors win.

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Race for 8th in East

The Nets win over the Pacers, combined with the Heat's loss, tightened things up in the increasingly-cluttered East race for 8th, where 7th-place Miami leads 11th-place Charlotte by just 2.5 games.

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There are worse fates for the Knicks
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Phil Jackson is encouraging Knicks season ticket holders to "remain optimistic," but one can understand why that might be growing more and more difficult. The good news for New York fans: The Knicks probably can't go much lower.

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No Green, no problem for Warriors

Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson combined to score 52 points in the Warriors' 110-106 win over the Clippers. The Clippers blew a 17-point lead despite 40 points, 12 rebounds and 5 assists from Blake Griffin and the Warriors resting Draymond Green.

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Blake benefits from no Draymond

Draymond Green didn't play Tuesday, which allowed Blake Griffin to post his second 40-point game of the season. Griffin was held to 30-percent shooting (6-of-20) when guarded by Green in his first two games against the Warriors this season.

Ethan Strauss @SherwoodStrauss

The Warriors had 2 losses in March, one on a Jarrett Jack game winner, the other in a game where they rested nearly the whole team

Final: Warriors 110, Clippers 106

The Dubs ran their streak to a league-best 10 games while stopping the Clippers' streak at 7, despite Blake Griffin's 40 points and 12 boards. Golden State starters Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson and David Lee combined to score 69, as the Warriors rallied from behind in the fourth at Staples to outscore the Clippers 28-18 in the frame. Box score

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J.A. Adande @jadande

Curious how Doc handles the game in Portland tomorrow. He went all in w/starters' minutes tonight, & now they'll need W tomorrow even more