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Full Court Press: Pelicans Rout Blazers, Lead Series 3-0

Apr 19, 2018; New Orleans, LA, USA; New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (23) reacts to a three point basket during the second half in game three of the first round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs against the Portland Trail Blazers at the Smoothie King Center. The Pelicans defeated the Trail Blazers 119-102. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports
Welcome to the daily Full Court Press playoff edition, where we recap all of the day’s NBA action. Check back every night if you missed any NBA action and come back tomorrow for more NBA playoff fun. Our guest author today is FPC NBA writer, Chris Simmons. 

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Golden State Survives LeBron James’ Onslaught, Wins Game One

ption: May 31, 2018; Oakland, CA, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) moves to the basket against Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) during overtime in game one of the 2018 NBA Finals at Oracle Arena. Mandatory Credit: Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports
The Golden State Warriors came out on top of the Cavaliers in overtime, 124-114, in what is flat out one of the most appalling finishes to any NBA finals game ever. Nobody gave Cleveland any chance in this series. Everyone expected the Warriors to run them out of the building but that simply wasn't the case.

Pacific Division Briefing: Previewing Every Teams First Game and Recapping the...

Oct 10, 2018; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (23) dribbles against the defense of Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) during the first half at T-Mobile Arena. Mandatory Credit: Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports
Heading into the 2018-2019 NBA season, the NBA's Pacific division is seen as one of the most dominant and fun to watch divisions in...

Morning Recap: Ranking Every Brooks That Could Have Been Involved in...

Late Friday night, Adrian Wojnarowski broke the news that a three-team trade was going down between the Washington Wizards, Memphis Grizzlies, and Phoenix Suns. The...

The Rockets Need Chris Paul; The Wizards Need to Trade Bradley...

Last night, the Washington Wizards defeated the Houston Rockets in a 135-131 shootout. This game also saw four different players surpass 30 points with...

Rockets Win 16th Straight, Quiet The Thunder

Mar 6, 2018; Oklahoma City, OK, USA; Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) drives to the basket in front of Oklahoma City Thunder guard Josh Huestis (34) during the second quarter at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports
Did someone say isolation basketball? Ah yes, yet another Thunder game with no ball movement or spacing, only to leave them bewildered that they're still...

Russell Westbrook’s Triple Double Leads The Thunder Past The Spurs

Mar 10, 2018; Oklahoma City, OK, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) reacts after a play against the San Antonio Spurs during the third quarter during the second quarter at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports
Last night, the Oklahoma City Thunder handed the San Antonio Spurs their 29th loss of the season, winning the home game 104-94. For two...

76ers Escape Lebron And The Cavaliers’ Comeback, Win 13th Straight

Apr 6, 2018; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) dunks past Philadelphia 76ers forward Robert Covington (33) and forward Dario Saric (9) during the third quarter at Wells Fargo Center. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports
The playoffs came early this year in an epic Eastern Conference thriller between the Philadelphia 76ers and the Cleveland Cavaliers. It was a tale of two halves as both teams fought tooth and nail for the third seed in the East.

Stephen Curry And The Warriors Blow Out The Cavaliers, Lead Series...

June 3, 2018; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) reacts after a play during the second quarter against the Cleveland Cavaliers in game two of the 2018 NBA Finals at Oracle Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY SportsJune 3, 2018; Oakland, CA, USA; xxxxxxxxx in game two of the 2018 NBA Finals at Oracle Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports
The Golden State Warriors have held home court, taking down the Cavaliers 122-103. Golden State took control early in the first and never relinquished it. The Warriors shot very well and played excellent defense early, limiting Cleveland's attack.

Injuries Plagued The Celtics As They Fell To The Pacers

Mar 11, 2018; Boston, MA, USA; Indiana Pacers center Myles Turner (33) reacts after making a basket during the second half against the Boston Celtics at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports
Coming into this game, the Celtics were heavy favorites despite a report that Al Horford was not going to play because of sickness. By...

Morning Recap: Another Year, Same Old Trail Blazers

Death, taxes and the Trail Blazers being solid, but nowhere near contending. This is part of the yearly NBA routine. The Blazers, led by the...

Morning Recap: In Their Last Two First Quarters, the Suns Have...

The Phoenix Suns haven't made the playoffs since 2010. And it doesn't seem they have any plans to end that streak anytime soon. Currently...

Full Court Press: 76ers Dominate Miami, Pelicans Escape Blazers Comeback

Apr 14, 2018; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons (25) reacts in front of Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade (3) and forward Justise Winslow (20) after hi dunk during the third quarter in game one of the first round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at Wells Fargo Center. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports
Every day, FPC NBA will recap the day's playoff matchups. Check back each night if you missed any of the day's action.

Full Court Press: Warriors and 76ers Win Series 4-1, Celtics Top...

April 24, 2018; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson (11) is congratulated by center Jordan Bell (2) for making a basket against the San Antonio Spurs during the second quarter in game five of the second round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at Oracle Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports
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