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Arash Markazi @ArashMarkazi

Pop is asked about corner 3s and says this is not a strategy session. Says he's thinking about "pick and roll, Blake Griffin and turnovers."

Watch: Kevin Love's injury
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Kevin Love left Sunday's game against the Celtics after suffering an apparent shoulder injury in a tangle with Kelly Olynyk.

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Raising the Brow

The Pelicans plan to be aggressive and offer Anthony Davis a maximum five-year deal that could exceed $140M, league sources tell ESPN's Marc Stein. Big numbers

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What did Steph Curry do to get on a list with Michael Jordan, Jerry West, Tracy McGrady, and LeBron James? Find out in today’s edition of ESPN in Snapchat Discover.

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?netw3rk @netw3rk

LeBron will give his haltime speech while cradling Love's bloody toga and showing the stab holes in it

Dave McMenamin @mcten

The Cavs have only characterized it as a L shoulder injury so far. Not dislocation. Love won't return. Undergoing ice & evaluation.

Update: Kevin Love will not return

Kevin Love will not return to today's Game 4 between the Cavs and Celtics. Love suffered a shoulder injury in a first-quarter tangle with Boston's Kelly Olynyk. Watch live

Dave McMenamin @mcten

The Cavs are up 29-19 after 1Q. Mozgov 7p 4r; LeBron 4p 5a; Irving & J.R. 6p apiece. Of course big news is Love's shoulder injury.

Dave McMenamin @mcten

All injuries are not created equal, but for reference sake, Iman Shumpert suffered a dislocated non-shooting shoulder and missed 6 weeks

Russillo @ryenarussillo

Every year lately it seems like we lose at least one major guy during playoffs. Hope it isn't the case for K Love.

No Love = trouble for Cavs

From ESPN Stats & Info: Cavs are +27 with Love on the court this series, +2 when he's on the bench.

Love heads to locker room

Kevin Love appeared to suffer a shoulder injury in a tangle with Boston's Kelly Olynyk and headed to the locker room. Cavs lead Celtics 19-10 with 5:22 left in the first quarter.

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The Celtics are trying to do something no team down 3-0 has ever done -- come back to win the series. But playing against LeBron James is its own story completely: His teams have never lost a first-round series. Live on ABC/WatchESPN

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NBA playoff games today (ET)
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  • Cavs at Celtics, 1 p.m. on ABC/WatchESPN (Cavs up 3-0)
  • Clippers at Spurs, 3:30 p.m. on ABC/WatchESPN (Spurs up 2-1)
  • Raptors at Wizards, 6:30 p.m. (Wiz up 3-0)
  • Rockets at Mavs, 9 p.m. (Rockets up 3-0)

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Chris Forsberg @ESPNForsberg

Smart admits oversleeping was "unacceptable." Said alarm clock didn't go off. Said he apologized to team and staff.

Grim series outlook for Clippers
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History tells us that a 2-1 series lead for San Antonio means big trouble for the opposition.

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