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15hMarc Stein

Sources: NBA cap could pass $100M by 2017-18

At this week's NBA Board of Governors meetings in New York, teams were advised ‚Äéthat the league's salary cap could rise past the $100 million mark as soon as the 2017-18 season, sources said.

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16hKevin Arnovitz

Hawks face their unwitting benefactor

The 2012 deal of Joe Johnson helped make the Hawks' success this season possible. Now Atlanta faces Brooklyn, hoping to earn the biggest dividend.

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James Harden led the league in minutes (2:39)


How The West Will Be Won

This season's Western Conference might be the best the game has ever seen. Want to reach the promised land? You'll have to survive the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly.


Davis' block to start playoff career

Pelicans F Anthony Davis blocks Warriors F Draymond Green in the first quarter of Game 1 -- Davis' first career playoff game. The Warriors are up 34-25 four minutes into the second quarter.


End of 1Q: Golden State up big

After one quarter at Oracle, the Warriors are up 28-13 over Anthony Davis and the Pelicans in Game 1. Steph Curry has already dropped 11 points. Live on ABC/WatchESPN

Thompson to Bogut for 2

Warriors G Klay Thompson lobbed up a nice pass to C Andrew Bogut, who finished with a two-handed dunk in the first quarter against the Pelicans. Golden State leads 18-11.


Watch: Pelicans at Warriors, Game 1

The Warriors went 3-1 against the Pelicans this season -- but the Pelicans' Anthony Davis sat out in two of those wins. The Warriors are playing at home, where they lost just twice in the regular season. Live on ABC/WatchESPN


Final: Wizards 93, Raptors 86 in OT

Washington held the Raptors to just 4 points in OT as Paul Pierce was the Wizards' outright leading scorer for the first time since March 7 with 20 points. Washington has won 7 of its last 8 road playoff games.


Raptors have yet to score in OT

In the shot-clock era, only twice has a team gone scoreless in overtime in a playoff game. The Wizards lead 87-82 with less than 2 minutes left.


Wizards-Raptors going to overtime

After being down by double digits in the fourth, the Raptors fought to tie the game at 82 to force Game 1 versus the Wizards into OT. Toronto's bench has showed up big today, scoring 46 points. Live on ESPN/WatchESPN


All tied up in Toronto

The Raptors were down by as much as 15 points to the Wizards in the fourth quarter -- but now it's tied 82-82 with 25 seconds left in the game. Live on ESPN/WatchESPN



Lou Williams is hot! He hits two three-pointers & Raptors now trail Wizards 77-75 with 2:54 left. They were trailing by as many as 15 today.

Raptors fighting back in Game 1

Toronto is down by 2 points with just under 3 minutes left in the game after being down by double digits multiple times. The largest previous comeback in the postseason for Toronto is 8 points in 2002 versus the Pistons. Live on ESPN/WatchESPN


Kevin Pelton @kpelton

The Raptors only had one game this season with an Offensive Rating below 80. Currently at 77.9.

Can Raptors make this a first?

Toronto has never won a playoff game in which they trailed by double digits. The largest deficit it has overcome in a playoff game is 8. The Wizards lead by double digits with about 7 minutes to go.


J.A. Adande @jadande

Raptors fan voices a basic request: "Box out." Wizards outrebounding Raps 48-35.

Anthony Davis making playoff debut

What does a playoff berth mean to Davis? A lot: "I was up all night before the Spurs game, I want to make it, I want to make it."


Stephen A Smith @stephenasmith

It's the 4th QT and the Raptors, one of the top offenses in the game, doesn't even have 60 pts. Is this about their offense or Wizards' D?

End of 3rd quarter: Wizards 65, Raptors 56

Wizards G Ramon Sessions ended the quarter with a baseline-to-baseline layup to add 2 with 3 seconds left to go up by 9 over the Raptors heading into the fourth quarter. Watch on ESPN/WatchESPN