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The Golden State Warriors fired a warning to their rivals as the NBA playoffs got under way on April 14, routing the San Antonio Spurs 113-92 to serve notice they will not be dethroned easily despite Stephen Curry's knee injury.
The Golden State Warriors will be heading into uncharted territory on April 14 as they open their NBA postseason campaign against the San Antonio Spurs missing star Stephen Curry and struggling to find their best form.
LeBron James passed another NBA milestone on April 3 as the Cleveland Cavaliers kept ahead of Philadelphia in the Eastern Conference playoff race with a win over first place Toronto.
John Wall made a successful return with a 15 point and 14 assist performance as the Washington Wizards defeated the Charlotte Hornets 107-93 on March 31 to book their spot in the NBA playoffs.
Cleveland superstar LeBron James matched NBA icon Michael Jordan's record streak of 866 straight double-digit scoring games March 28 in leading the Cavaliers to a 118-105 victory over the Charlotte Hornets.
The Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors, vying to set up a fourth straight NBA Finals clash, continued to limp toward the post-season on March 27.
Kemba Walker scored 46 points March 22 in leading the Charlotte Hornets to a record-shattering 140-79 romp over visiting Memphis, one of the most lopsided routs in NBA history.
Marcus Morris drained a three-pointer with 1.2 seconds left to lift the Boston Celtics to a 100-99 NBA victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on March 20.
Russell Westbrook notched his 19th triple-double of the NBA season and the Oklahoma City reserves contributed 50 points on March 10 as the Thunder beat the reeling San Antonio Spurs 104-94.
The Boston Celtics shook off a scary fall for swingman Jaylen Brown to punch their ticket to the NBA playoffs with a 117-109 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on March 8.