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So it’s not all decided yet, but Golden State now controls their own destiny, and just handed a big, heavy “L” to the Denver Nuggets.

While it wasn’t quite wire-to-wire, the Golden State Warriors absolutely dominated the Denver Nuggets at home to essentially seal their rightful place atop the West. DeMarcus Cousins and Kevin Durant both looked unstoppable, and the Golden State defense once again took Nikola Jokic out of the game as the home team cruised to an easy victory over the team that’s been chasing them in the standings all season.

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The Denver Nuggets returned home to face the San Antonio Spurs in an attempt to get the bad taste out of their mouthes after the stomping that the Golden State Warriors put on them the night before. This was a huge game in order to avoid slipping down the standings, and the Nuggets seemed to receive that message, loud and clear. They got exactly the kind of win they needed, thanks to a big night from Nikola Jokic (20 points, 11 rebounds and 9 assists), and Monte Morris and Malik Beasley combining for 38 points.

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“The Season of Zion” will end without Zion.

Duke’s 68-67 upset loss to Michigan State in the finals of the East Region means that, among other things, Zion Williamson’s tremendous 2018-19 season and overall college career will come to an end at least one game earlier than anticipated. As much as everyone enjoys seeing Duke go down, not being able to watch their star do his thing on college basketball’s biggest stage feels like a loss for the average American sports fan.

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NEW YORK (AP) — An attorney for Kristaps Porzingis acknowledges that a woman has accused the NBA star of rape, but says the Dallas Mavericks forward “unequivocally” denies the allegation.

Lawyer Roland Riopelle said Saturday that the claim against the player was part of an extortion attempt that is being investigated by the FBI.

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