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It took two overtimes, but the Cavaliers pulled out a win.

It wasn’t pretty, but the Cleveland Cavaliers got a much needed 135-130 win against the Indiana Pacers in double overtime. It was an inconsistent effort from the Cavs, who clearly need to work on their communication on both ends of the floor.

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Butler scored 39 as the Bulls’ winning streak hits four games

Jimmy Butler played nearly an entire game of dominant basketball in the Bulls’ come-from-behind victory over the Hawks on Saturday, so you could’ve excused him for being a little tired against the Pelicans on Sunday. Instead, Butler came out and delivered another superstar performance as the Bulls won 117-110 to earn their fourth straight victory and solidify their place in the Eastern Conference playoff picture.

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With only six games remaining in the regular season, the L.A. Clippers must find some pre-playoff rhythm as they face the lottery-bound Phoenix Suns.

The Big Picture

Despite all of the injury woes, defensive collapses, and chemistry disruptions that have occurred over the course of the season for the L.A. Clippers, there is still a chance to build some timely momentum heading into the playoffs.

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The win for the Bulls also represents a 2016-17 regular season sweep of the Cavaliers.

In a world plagued by uncertainty and risk, these are the three things you can always count on to make their presence felt. Logic and reason be damned, the Chicago Bulls are not going to lose to any basketball team on a Thursday Night Turner Network Television game at home, and that narrative will remain cemented for at least another seven or eight months after this evening.

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Ricky Rubio showcased everything we’ve been waiting for. He had a career-high 33 points while adding 10 assists and five rebound

MINNEAPOLIS — Ricky Rubio decided to end his marvelous March with a cherry on top.

The 26-year-old point guard led the Wolves to a 119-104 victory over the tanking Lakers behind a career night. No, it wasn’t a new franchise mark in assists like he set earlier this year; tonight was different.

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