• October 30, 2021

Inside the NBA playoffs, the best stories in a single night

The 2016 NBA playoffs are coming, and it’s all coming in a hurry.

Here are our top stories of the day, from the Warriors’ epic win over the Clippers to the Clippers’ humiliating loss to the Rockets.

1.

Steph Curry: The Warriors’ Steph Curry, the MVP, is on a roll.

Curry scored a career-high 32 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as the Warriors won all five games.

It was a historic moment, and now he has another chance to show the world what he can do with the ball.

He is a lock to win his second MVP award.

2.

The Clippers are finally done.

With a win over Orlando on Sunday, the Clippers fell to 6-5.

They are now 3-3 in the playoffs.

3.

LeBron James’ first Finals MVP is the best ever.

James scored 24 points, grabbed seven rebounds and blocked three shots in Game 2 to give Cleveland a 101-91 victory over the Warriors.

He also scored 10 points, made two 3-pointers and made two free throws.

4.

Chris Paul gets the most votes in a Finals MVP voting.

Paul finished the series with 25 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists as the Clippers won Game 2.

5.

Kevin Durant is the MVP of the Finals.

The Warriors won Game 1 by a margin of 24 points.

They defeated the Clippers, 114-107, on Sunday.

6.

Steph has the most dunks in a playoff series.

The Cavaliers scored 41 points in the first half to take control in the series.

They also had a huge third-quarter comeback to win Game 1, which put them up by six points with 14 seconds left.

7.

James Harden has the NBA’s second-best defensive rating.

He was plus-12 in Game 1 and plus-15 in Game 4.

He had a plus-14 rating in the Warriors series.

8.

DeAndre Jordan had a big game against the Clippers.

He scored 18 points and had seven assists in the win.

He’s the NBA MVP.

9.

Blake Griffin will miss his first game in the Finals after getting his left knee injured in Game 5.

He left Game 5 with a sprained left ankle.

10.

Carmelo Anthony has the best record in the NBA.

He has a career record of 28-2 and is averaging 25.4 points, 7.3 rebounds and 3.5 assists per game.

He joins Michael Jordan as the only players to win the NBA scoring title five times.