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Celtics capture 18th NBA championship with Game 5 win over Mavericks

The Boston Celtics took care of business at TD Garden on Monday night and secured an NBA championship in Game 5 with a 106-88 win over the Dallas Mavericks. The victory marks the 18th championship for the Celtics and their first since 2008. Boston now holds the most titles in league history – one more than the Los Angeles Lakers. Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown…

Timberwolves overcome 20-point deficit to stun defending-champion Nuggets in Game 7

The NBA Conference Finals are set after the second Game 7 on Sunday saw the Minnesota Timberwolves take down the Denver Nuggets, 98-90. Unlike the league’s earlier Game 7, when the Indiana Pacers made history with their fantastic shooting in a dominant win over the New York Knicks, this one was a dogfight in which Minnesota didn’t pull away until late in the fourth quarter. …

Knicks’ Donte DiVincenzo rips Pacers after Myles Turner scuffle: ‘They were trying to be tough guys’

New York Knicks sharpshooter Donte DiVincenzo got into a scuffle with Indiana Pacers star Myles Turner on Tuesday night in their Game 5 win, 121-91. Up 20 points, DiVincenzo threw down a tip-in slam in the third quarter of the game off of a Jalen Brunson miss. The dunk electrified the crowd and left some Knicks fans in disbelief. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE…

Warriors’ Draymond Green takes jab at Knicks, suggests team’s playoff run is ‘a fluke’

The Golden State Warriors won four NBA championships in the span of eight seasons at the height of the franchise’s dynasty. But the team was on the outside looking in when this season’s playoffs tipped off. The often outspoken Draymond Green played a key role in each of the Warriors NBA titles.”The Draymond Green Show” host might not be participating in this year’s NBA playoffs,…

Caitlin Clark attends Pacers-Knicks playoff game with Fever teammates in suite

Caitlin Clark is already getting the superstar treatment in Indianapolis. The Indiana Fever selected Clark, the NCAA’s all-time points leader, with the first overall pick in last month’s WNBA Draft. She’s only played in two preseason games, but she’s already a star in town. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM Clark and several Fever teammates attended the Pacers’ playoff game against the New…

Joel Embiid ‘disappointed’ with Knicks fans taking over 76ers arena

As Jalen Brunson stood at the free throw line at the end of the New York Knicks’ Game 4 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Sunday, a roar of “MVP” chants filled Wells Fargo Center.  A large contingent of Knicks fans traveled about two hours south of Madison Square Garden to support their New York team, and they were rewarded with a 47-point performance from…

Charles Barkley rips Pelicans after playoff loss, takes swipe at Texas city

Charles Barkley criticized the New Orleans Pelicans on Saturday as they lost the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 3 of their playoff series. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, Josh Giddey and Jalen Williams each had at least 20 points as Oklahoma City won the game, 106-85. The Thunder are nearing their first playoff series win since they made it to the NBA Finals in 2016. CLICK HERE FOR…

Clippers’ Russell Westbrook, Mavericks’ PJ Washington get into altercation in Dallas’ Game 3 win

Los Angeles Clippers star Russell Westbrook and Dallas Mavericks forward P.J. Washington were ejected from the teams’ Game 3 matchup on Friday night following a scuffle. The altercation occurred in the fourth quarter of Dallas’ Game 3 101-90 victory. Westbrook switched to guard Luka Doncic. After the Mavericks gained an offensive rebound, the ball swung back to Doncic. The Dallas sharpshooter drove into the lane…

Pacers’ Tyrese Haliburton says racial slur hurled at younger brother during playoff game

Indiana Pacers star Tyrese Haliburton said on Tuesday a fan in Milwaukee directed a racial slur at his younger brother during the team’s playoff game against the Bucks. Haliburton said the incident occurred in Game 1 of the teams’ playoff series. The Pacers, the lower seed, started the series off at the Fiserv Forum. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM “My little brother…