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The Boston Celtics guard went from a panned NBA Draft pick to the star of a dominant playoff team.

The iconic image of Terry Rozier so far is of the Celtics guard floating in mid-air before throwing down a hammer dunk with LeBron James trailing behind him. It was a brave, audacious, statement dunk in the third quarter of the Eastern Conference Finals against one of the greatest chase-down block artists of all time.

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The Curry 5 “Wired Different” is the first full release of Stephen Curry’s fifth signature shoe.

Stephen Curry may have struggled in Game 2 against the Houston Rockets, but on Friday, he and Under Armour dropped the latest Curry 5 sneaker. It’s the first widely available version of shoe. In March, Under Armour released 314 pairs of the “Pi Day” Curry 5 on Curry’s birthday.

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Curry exploded for 35 points in Golden State’s Game 3 beatdown of Houston. If he’s back for real, the Rockets (and everyone else) should be on alert.

Stephen Curry had been quiet early in Game 3 on Sunday. He had just nine points on 3-of-11 shooting in the first half of Game 3 against the Rockets, and he was 1-of-7 from downtown and, at that point, just 3-of-20 from deep for the entire series.

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For the second straight game, Kevin Durant was clearly the best basketball player on the floor for the Warriors or Rockets. Durant has been completely unstoppable scoring the ball: in two games, he has 75 points in 56 shooting possessions. Given his threes and free throws, it’s the equivalent of shooting 67 percent on two-pointers at high volume. That’s come against one of the league’s best defenses on the road. It’s unreal.

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If Boston can’t win on the road, then it sets up an enormous Game 7 against a nearly unstoppable LeBron.

What the Boston Celtics have done in this NBA postseason — without Gordon Hayward all year, without Kyrie Irving since the last weeks of the regular season — is completely and utterly impressive, full stop. But it’s worth noting that the success they’ve accomplished has mostly come at home, which makes Saturday’s results not too surprising.

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Michael Jordan will be the subject of a new 10-hour documentary hitting Netflix in 2019. A co-production with ESPN, The Last Dance will focus on Jordan’s final championship run with the Chicago Bulls during the 1997-98 season.

The multi-part documentary is being directed by 30-for-30 veteran Jason Hehir, who directed The Fab Five, The ‘85 Bears and most-recently the acclaimed Andre The Giant for HBO. According to The Hollywood Reporter the documentary will have access to over 500 hours of previously unseen footage from the 97-98 season, as well as commentary from players and basketball figures of the time.

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