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US & Canada

Celtics control Heat in second half, now 1 win away from NBA Finals

39% Left coverage: 23 sources
Jaylen Brown scored 25 points, Jayson Tatum added 22 and the Boston Celtics moved to the brink of a berth in the NBA Finals. The Celtics outscored Miami 32-16 in the third quarter, holding the Heat to 17% shooting in that period. Game 6 is in Boston on Friday night.See the Story
Steve Kerr · Miami

Miami Heat call on fans to press senators for gun laws

40% Right coverage: 15 sources
The Heat organization, the Boston Celtics and the NBA family also mourn those who lost their lives in the senseless shooting that took place yesterday at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. The Celtics won Game 5 of the NBA Eastern Conference series 93-80, giving them a 3-2 series lead. Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr gave an impassioned plea for gun reform hours after the shooting.See the Story
NBA

Tatum and the Celtics try to clinch conference finals against Miami

87% Center coverage: 8 sources
Miami Heat (53-29, first in the Eastern Conference) vs. Boston Celtics (51-31, second in theEastern Conference) Celtics lead series 3-2. Celtics won the last meeting 93-80 on May 26 led by 25 points from Jaylen Brown. Heat are top team in Eastern Conference shooting 37.9% from deep.See the Story
NBA · New Orleans

Zion Williamson cleared to return to play "without any restrictions"

100% Center coverage: 4 sources
Williamson missed the entire 2021-22 seasons after averaging a team-high 27 points. He hurt his foot last summer while performing basketball drills with his stepfather. Williamson left New Orleans in early January to continue his recovery on his own in Oregon. He played in just 24 games as a rookie because of a preseason right knee injury.See the Story
Basketball

Reggie Warford, first Black UK basketball player to graduate, has died

75% Center coverage: 4 sources
Reggie Warford was UK's first Black basketball player to graduate. Warford averaged 20 points per game as a junior and 27 as a senior. He went on to become an assistant coach at Pittsburgh, Iowa State and Long Beach State. He served as the head coach of the Harlem Globetrotters in 2003.See the Story
Dallas Mavericks

How to watch the NBA Western Conference Finals - Dallas Mavericks: Game 5

67% Center coverage: 3 sources
Golden State Warriors host the Dallas Mavericks in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals on Thursday. The Warriors can clinch a berth in the 2022 NBA Finals with a home victory. The Mavericks are 10-7 against the spread in playoff games. SportsLine expert Matt Severance is a blistering 89-36 his last 125 NBA money line picks.See the Story
Dallas Mavericks

Warriors vs. Mavericks prediction, odds: 2022 NBA playoff picks, Game 5 best bets from model on 87-59 run

Coverage: 2 sources
The Dallas Mavericks travel to play the Golden State Warriors in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals on Thursday night. Tipoff is at 9 p.m. ET at Chase Center. Golden State is favored by seven points in the latest Warriors vs. Mavericks odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the over-under is 214.5. The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every NBA game 10,000 times and has returned well over $10,000 in profit for $100 players on its top-rated NBA picks.See the Story
FC Porto · Pavilion

FC Porto removes Sporting and is in the basketball league final

“Dragões” beat their rivals again, this time in Lisbon, and closed the tie with a 3-0.See the Story
Zion Williamson

Zion cleared to return, prep for 2022-23 season

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
Williamson is eligible to sign a five-year, $186 million max rookie extension with New Orleans this summer. Williamson missed the entire 2021-22 season after he broke the fifth metatarsal in his right foot. Williamson just completed his third NBA season but has played only 85 games in those three years.See the Story

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