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NBA Finals: Kevin Durant powers Warriors to Game 3 win vs. Cavs

NBA Finals: Kevin Durant powers Warriors to Game 3 win vs. Cavs

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June 7 (UPI) -- Kevin Durant exploded for 43 points, leading the Golden State Warriors to a 110-102 win against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 3 of the NBA Finals. The Cavaliers played the Warriors tight through three quarters before Durant helped the Golden State go up 3-0 in the series with a big fourth frame performance Wednesday at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland. Stephen Curry was the Warriors' second-leading scorer, netting 11 points. LeBron James had 33 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds in the loss. "We aren't done playing basketball yet, so I don't really look at these as defining moments, "Durant told reporters. "I don't want to downplay anything, but I don't want to act like this is the end of the road. So just get back to work tomorrow and figure out a better game plan." "I...
Famous birthdays for April 26: Melania Trump, Kevin James

Famous birthdays for April 26: Melania Trump, Kevin James

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April 26 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Taurus.They include:-- Scottish philosopher David Hume in 1711-- Naturalist John James Audubon in 1785-- Landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted in 1822-- Author Anita Loos in 1889-- Rudolf Hess, Adolf Hitler's deputy, in 1894-- Inventor Charles Richter, responsible for the Richter scale of earthquake measurement, in 1900-- Writer A.E. van Vogt in 1912-- Writer Bernard Malamud in 1914-- Architect I.M. Pei in 1917 (age 101)-- Actor/comedian Carol Burnett in 1933 (age 85) File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI -- Guitarist Duane Eddy in 1938 (age 80)-- Pop singer Bobby Rydell in 1942 (age 76)-- Actor Giancarlo Esposito in 1958 (age 60)-- Actor Joan Chen in 1961 (age 57)-- Actor Jet Li, born Li Lianjie, in 1963 (age 55)-- ...
Kevin Durant's triple-double carries Golden State Warriors to victory

Kevin Durant's triple-double carries Golden State Warriors to victory

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- It was originally supposed to be Stephen Curry's night. But instead, the night clearly belonged to Kevin Durant. With Curry and Draymond Green sidelined with injuries, Durant stepped into the spotlight and led the Golden State Warriors to a 101-87 victory over the Charlotte Hornets Wednesday night at the Spectrum Center. Durant notched his ninth career triple-double, finishing with 35 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists and seemingly taking the game into his own hands whenever he wished. He scored 16 points in the first quarter to set the tone as the Warriors led by as many as 26 in the first half. Durant said it was a matter of everyone stepping up as Charlotte native Curry was out with a sprained ankle and Green was a late scratch with a sore shoulder. The Warriors also...
Kevin Spacey: UK police investigate sexual assault claim

Kevin Spacey: UK police investigate sexual assault claim

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Kevin Spacey is being investigated by UK police over an alleged sexual assault.The Sun newspaper said a man, aged 23 at the time, made a complaint on Tuesday about the alleged incident in the London borough of Lambeth. The Metropolitan Police confirmed that they are investigating an alleged assault on a man from 2008. They would not confirm the allegation was made against House of Cards actor and double Oscar winner Spacey. Spacey said on Thursday that he is seeking treatment after facing allegations of sexual misconduct from a string of men.No arrestsThe Sun reported that a British actor claimed he woke up to find Spacey performing a sex act on him in 2008.The man is said to have run from the property after Spacey allegedly said: "Don't tell anyone about this."A spokesman for the Met said...
Kevin Spacey's 'House of Cards' to end with Season 6

Kevin Spacey's 'House of Cards' to end with Season 6

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Oct. 30 (UPI) -- Netflix is wrapping up its political drama House of Cards with its upcoming sixth season.Variety reported the series is currently in production and its last episodes are scheduled to air in 2018.The Hollywood Reporter also ran a story about the show's cancellation Monday, just hours after its star Kevin Spacey tweeted an apology for sexually harassing Anthony Rapp at a party more than three decades ago when the Star Trek: Discovery actor was 14.In a lengthy statement he tweeted to his followers, Spacey said he did not remember the incident Rapp described, but didn't deny it and suggested he may have been inebriated when he carried Rapp to his bed and climbed on top of him. In the same post, Spacey also confirmed for the first time that he is gay.Rapp told BuzzFeed over the...