The Presidential Daily Brief


  1. James Harden of the Houston Rockets shoots against the Golden State Warriors in Game 4.

    Harden Lifts Houston to Avoid Elimination

    They changed this rocket’s fuel. After a weak performance in Saturday’s devastating Game 3 loss, Rockets star James Harden caught fire with a playoff career-high 45 points in yesterday’s win-or-go-home game in the Western Conference finals. The Warriors, who were shaken in the second quarter when league MVP Stephen Curry missed 12 minutes after landing on his head in a collision, lost 128-115. As the series returns to Oakland, Houston hopes to become the first team in NBA history to win a playoff series after trailing 3-0.

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