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Warriors hold off Thunder's late surge for hard-fought win, move to 46-4

Golden State went up big, then overcame some second-half struggles to beat OKC despite 40 points from Kevin Durant.

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LeBron soars for massive slam (0:29)
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Owens: My numbers speak for themselves (2:59)
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Nerlens Noel, oh my! (0:26)
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Jones-Cormier II to headline UFC 197 on April 23

Jon Jones, who was stripped of his light heavyweight title in April and suspended due to disciplinary reasons, will make his return against Daniel Cormier on April 23 at UFC 197 in Las Vegas.

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All-Time #NBArank: Where does Kobe belong?

As Kobe Bryant closes his storied career, where does he stack up among the likes of the Big O and Dr. J? See where he stands as our countdown approaches the top 10.

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Alley-oop from real long range
NCAAM 

Dean Wade was way outside the arc, but still found a way to get this alley-oop to Wesley Iwundu for the slam.

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UFC @ufc

.@WonderboyMMA earns his 6th consecutive win and holds the longest active UFC win streak in the welterweight division.👊🏽👊🏽

Owens: My numbers speak for themselves
NFL 

Terrell Owens joined SportsCenter to discuss not being selected to the 2016 Class of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, feeling disrespected not surprised.

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Andre Iguodala finds cracks in Thunder
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And he knows that a good slam will fill it.

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Royce Young ESPN Staff Writer 

Kevin Durant on knowing that the Thunder will likely have to go through the Warriors eventually. "We're not ducking nobody."

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Brett Okamoto @bokamotoESPN

This should be a fun main event. Expect Hendricks to wrestle as it progresses but he'll look for the KO, too. Thompson is dangerous.

UFC Fight Night: Hendricks vs. Thompson
MMA 

Stephen Thompson has won his last five fights (including his last two against Jake Ellenberger and Patrick Cote) but now faces a big test in former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks

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Ethan Sherwood Strauss ESPN Staff Writer 

Steph Curry trash talks Rick Reilly about the Super Bowl

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Ethan Sherwood Strauss ESPN Staff Writer 

Steph Curry, after saying the win is all that counts: "We can play better."

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Wilbon: Thunder needs more
NBA 

Michael Wilbon believes tonight was a sign the Thunder need to involve more than Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook to defeat the elite after their loss in Golden State.

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Late run pushes Timberwolves past Bulls
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The Timberwolves closed out the game on a 12-0 run, including six points from Andrew Wiggins, to race past the Bulls 112-105.

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Roy Nelson beats Jared Rosholt

The heavyweights went the distance, and Nelson got the unanimous decision victory. This ended Big Country's 3-fight losing streak.

LeBron James with a devastating dunk
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The coast was clear and LeBron made the Pelicans pay the price.

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Royce Young @royceyoung

Durant on coming back from 20 down to tie it up in the fourth: "That's what we're supposed to do ... No moral victories in here."

Warriors postgame coverage on ESPN

Players from both squads are joining SC on the Road in Oakland after a compelling Warriors-Thunder game. Live on SportsCenter

Ethan Sherwood Strauss ESPN Staff Writer 

It's packed in the locker room. Warriors staff just kicked Tiki Barber out

Barnes: We wanted to make a statement
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Harrison Barnes speaks about the importance of Golden State's victory over the Thunder.

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Warriors pass test against Thunder
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The Warriors scored 78 points in the first half, got a double-double from Steph Curry, and held off a late Thunder rally for a 116-108 win.

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Jones-Cormier II set for UFC 197

A UFC light heavyweight championship rematch between Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones is set for April 23 in Las Vegas. Jones hasn't fought since the UFC stripped him of the title last April and suspended him indefinitely after he was arrested on hit-and-run charges. Jones is the only UFC champion ever to forfeit his title due to disciplinary reasons.

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Okamoto Prediction: Nelson by TKO
MMA 

ESPN's Brett Okamoto writes Jared Rosholt "might be the least dangerous heavyweight in the world" and sees Roy "Big Country" Nelson coming up with the win.

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Saint Preux beats Cavalcante

Ovince Saint Preux overwhelmed Rafael Cavalcante and got the nod on all three of the judges' scorecards. Saint Preux improves to 19-7.