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Silver says NBA will talk Hack-a-Shaq solution

NBA commissioner Adam Silver expects the NBA to explore rule changes at upcoming meetings that would address rampant use of Hack-a-Shaq strategy that slows games and hurts entertainment value.

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Lowe: Fear old-school Rose

The dynamic version of Derrick Rose has returned. And Bulls' opponents should be very afraid.

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J.R. Smith swishing shots of redemption

Cavs newcomer J.R. Smith set the tone before the ball was tipped in Game 3. His special flair is being embraced as endearing rather than dubious.

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The Michael Carter-Williams Project (5:00)

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Can YOU fix the NBA Draft?

The NBA draft could use some serious fixing. It's your turn to help.

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Kyle Korver: 0-5 on 3-pt FG today, snaps streak of 7 straight playoff games with 3+ made 3-pt FG, tied for longest in NBA playoff history

OTD: Jordan's 7th straight scoring title
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On this date 22 years ago, Michael Jordan captured his seventh straight NBA scoring title (32.6 PPG), tying Wilt Chamberlain’s NBA record. Jordan also led the league in steals (2.8 SPG) that season.

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Bulls at Bucks, Game 4 (Bulls up 3-0)
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Milwaukee is looking to avoid the sweep. The Bulls are 7-1 since Derrick Rose returned to the lineup. He played 48 minutes in Game 2, his most in any game since his 2010-11 MVP season. Follow live

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Final: Nets win 91-83 (Hawks lead series 2-1)

For the first time in 10 games as a No. 8 seed, the Nets find a win. Brook Lopez had 22 points and 13 rebounds as Brooklyn played stifling defense on Kyle Korver who went 0-for-5 on 3-pointers. Box score

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ELIAS: Bucks trail Bulls 3-0 and have been eliminated in 1st round in 5 straight postseason trips, longest active streak in NBA.

Lopez's presence felt on defense

Paul Millsap's 3-pointer at the 2:25 mark was the Hawks first make on a shot contested by Brook Lopez; they're now 1-17 on such shots. Atlanta still trailing by 8 with under a minute left.

Kevin Arnovitz @kevinarnovitz

Teague is at the end of his rope, on tilt. Didn't get a couple of calls, missed a few chippies and he's now unglued.

Kevin Arnovitz @kevinarnovitz

Nets aren't just staying home on Kyle Korver, they're grounded, shut-ins, under quarantine. No cheating whatsoever.

LeBron shot has to be seen to be believed

LeBron James made a full-court shot at practice today like it was a casual game of catch at the park.

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Superman matches King James

Dwight Howard swished a full-court shot during today's practice in style with his yellow backpack.

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Monster run by Brooklyn

The Hawks took a 62-58 lead with under three minutes left in the third period. Since then, the Nets are on a 18-0 run. Brook Lopez scored the last three buckets in the stretch that gave Brooklyn a 14-point lead.

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No apologies necessary from Thaddeus Young (18 points, eight rebounds). Joe Johnson drills a 3 and it's 67-62 BK.

Hawks storm back without Korver's help

Kyle Korver hasn't made a 3-pointer yet in 23 minutes of action. He's made at least three 3-pointers in 7 straight playoff games, tied for the longest streak in NBA postseason history.

Hawks run out to lead
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Atlanta goes on a 9-0 run to take the lead over the Nets with under 4 minutes left in the 3rd quarter. DeMarre Carroll has 19 points to match his total from the first two games of the series combined. Follow live

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