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NBA draft: How the first round will play out

Ben Simmons.

The presumption across the NBA is that Ben Simmons from Louisiana State and Brandon Ingram from Duke are the best players in this year's draft and they are expected to go one-two to the Philadelphia 76ers and the Los Angeles Lakers.

NBA: Warriors level Western finals

Not impressed: Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant watches as Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry and fans ...

Stephen Curry exploded for 15 of his 28 points over a 1:58 stretch of the third quarter, helping the Golden State Warriors pull away from the Oklahoma Thunder en route to a 118-91 victory that evened the Western Conference finals at one game apiece.

James' triple-double powers Cavs to rout of Raptors

Colossus: Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James looks to make a pass as Toronto Raptors forward DeMarre Carroll defends.

LeBron James recorded his 15th post-season triple-double as he moved past Shaquille O'Neal into fourth place on the all-time post-season scoring list in the Cleveland Cavaliers' 108-89 victory over the Toronto Raptors in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals.

Cavaliers look capable of stealing NBA title

Clean sweep: LeBron James and Kevin Love led the Cleveland Cavaliers into the conference finals with a sweep of the ...

As the Cleveland Cavaliers have run roughshod through the Eastern Conference for a second straight season, sweeping both the Detroit Pistons and Atlanta Hawks to reach the Eastern Conference Finals, their swift advance has mostly been met with indifference.