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Pierce Preparing for Emotional Final Game at TD Garden

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On Sunday, (Paul) Pierce, who said last fall that he would retire following this season, plays his final game at TD Garden when the Los Angeles Clippers make their lone visit to Boston this season (ABC, 2 p.m.)

Emotions? Yeah, there will be plenty of those, even if Pierce isn’t certain exactly how they will manifest themselves.

“There’s no preparation for something like this,” Pierce said. “I can’t even picture it and how it’s going to be. I can’t even imagine how it’s going to be. I know it’s going to be emotional. I don’t know what kind of emotion is going to come out, whether it’s a smile or a tear or what. It’s something that you just can’t prepare for.”

Source: Chris Forsberg of ESPN

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Report: Chris Paul Out for Game 6 with Right Hamstring Strain

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Houston Rockets point guard Chris Paul will miss Saturday’s Game 6 of the Western Conference finals at Golden State with a right hamstring strain, the team announced Friday.

Paul will travel with the Rockets to Oakland, California, for the game, coach Mike D’Antoni said, and will be re-evaluated after the team returns to Houston.

“It’s obviously not something we wanted,” D’Antoni said before Friday’s practice. “I hate it for him above all. He’s practically won us the past two games. But it’s a great opportunity for other guys, and we have plenty to choose from. We’ll be ready.”

Source: ESPN

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Report: Andre Iguodala Questionable for Game 6

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Golden State Warriors forward Andre Iguodala is considered questionable for Game 6 of the Western Conference finals against the Houston Rockets, the team said Friday.

Iguodala, who has missed Games 4 and 5, has a left lateral leg contusion. The Warriors host Game 6 on Saturday and are trailing 3-2 in the best-of-seven series.

“He’s dying to play, but he’s not healthy enough,” coach Steve Kerr said Thursday. “We’ll just continue to take it day-to-day.”

Source: ESPN

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Ryan McDonough: ‘Overwhelming likelihood’ Suns Keep No. 1 Pick

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Suns general manager Ryan McDonough said there’s an “overwhelming likelihood” that the team will keep its No. 1 overall pick and not trade it away.

McDonough made the comment Friday after the first of what will be many pre-draft workouts of players on the Suns’ practice court.

The leading candidates for that No. 1 pick in June’s NBA draft almost certainly will be worked out privately, with the exception of Luka Doncic, the European sensation who still is playing in Spain.

Source: Associated Press via ESPN

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