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The Los Angeles Lakers gave up 38 points in the first quarter of Friday's opening game of the Western Conference Finals before settling down, much to the relief of head coach Frank Vogel.
A confrontation between players in the Boston Celtics locker room was widely reported on Thursday evening after the team lost Game 2 of their Eastern Conference Finals match up with the Miami Heat.
Denver Nuggets head coach Mike Malone has embraced the narrative that his club is the underdog against the Los Angeles Clippers, finding it funny and inaccurate.
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Up by three games to one on their best of seven series with the Denver Nuggets, the Los Angeles Clippers were cruising towards the Western Conference Finals and a date with the Los Angeles Lakers.
Denver Nuggets head coach Mike Malone took the opportunity to praise Michael Porter Jr. on Friday after the team defeated their Los Angeles Clippers in Game 5 of the Western Conference semifinal series.
The Houston Rockets lost for the third consecutive game on Thursday and now trail the Los Angeles Lakers by three games to one in their best of seven Western Conference semifinal series.