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What are the odds: NBA Playoff weekend

The Orlando Magic's Nikola Vucevic (9) dunks over the New York Knicks' Mario Hezonja, left, at the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida, on Wednesday, April 3. The Magic won, 114-100.

By Colin Martin, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019

The Warriors are the favorite to win the NBA Finals at 1-2 odds, with the Bucks at 6-1 and the Houston Rockets right behind at 8-1.

NBA Playoff race set for photo finish

The Minnesota Timberwolves' Jeff Teague (0) drives against the San Antonio Spurs' Patty Mills (8) during the second half on Friday, Jan. 18 at the Target Center in Minneapolis. The Spurs won, 116-113.

By Stephen Thompson, Assistant Sports Editor

April 3, 2019

The NBA regular season is winding down, but much still remains to be determined as the final week of games begins.

Take 5: Pirates, playoffs, PGA tour

The Cleveland Cavaliers’ LeBron James on the court against the Miami Heat in Miami March 27. (Charles Trainor Jr./Miami Herald/TNS)

By The Pitt News Staff

April 6, 2018

There are just two weeks left in the semester and classes are winding down at Pitt. The same can’t be said for news in the sports world. The Pitt News staff is back with a weekly roundup of this week’s best. More of the same Are the Houston Rockets leading the West? Yes. Have the Cleveland Caval...

COLUMN: Two-team league makes NBA unwatchable

Warriors point guard Stephen Curry is currently dominating the NBA Playoffs, averaging 28.6 points and 5.6 assists per game. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

By Ryan Zimba | Sports Editor

May 23, 2017

Over the last few years, the NBA has developed a clear hierarchy — and it’s badly hurting the league’s appeal. Heading into the 2016-17 regular season, the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors were the two teams everybody expected in the NBA Finals. The Cavaliers were the reigning ...

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