Jubilation, anguish as race for NBA’s Western 8th seed gets as close as ever

Credit: WorldNews- Published on August 12, 2020
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — He had just finished scoring 61 points in a needed win for his Trail Blazers. But Damian Lillard wasn’t done. He puffed out his chest and shouted toward press row, “Put some (expletive) respect on my name!” Of course, the people actually present for Lillard’s performance probably didn’t need...
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North American professional sports league
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Florida

State in the southeastern United States
Margot Dukes-Eddy dived into the water to save her husband "without hesitation", a police report says.
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Los Angeles Lakers

American professional basketball team
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The Denver Nuggets see off a final-quarter surge from the Los Angeles Lakers to win 114-106 in the Western Conference finals.
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Western Conference (NBA)

Conference of the National Basketball Association
Anthony Davis' buzzer-beating three-pointer sees the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Denver Nuggets 105-103 to go 2-0 up in the Western Conference finals.
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The Los Angeles Lakers comfortably beat the Denver Nuggets 126-114 to go 1-0 up in the NBA Western Conference final in Florida.
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