Here are some of the images that caught our eye on a night when Chris Paul of the Clippers broke his right hand defending Portland's Gerald Henderson.
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Troy Brouwer scores what proved to be the game-winner in the 3-2 Game 7 victory by the St. Louis Blues over the Chicago Blackhawks.
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Jeremy Lin battles for a loose ball during an 89-85 win over Miami that evened their series at 2-2.
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Edwin Encarnacion of the Toronto Blue Jays is tagged out at third by Todd Frazier of the Chicago White Sox.
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Blake Griffin of the Clippers grimaces as he lands on the floor while trying to get the ball from Portland's Damian Lillard. Griffin later injured his left quad on a play and is questionable for Game 5.
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Marcus Kruger of the Chicago Blackhawks runs into Brian Elliott of St. Louis as the Blues won the deciding Game 7 of their series 3-2.
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Russell Westbrook of the Oklahoma City Thunder reacts after being hit in the face during the Thunder's series-clinching, Game 5 win over the Dallas Mavericks.
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Charlotte Hornets owner Michael Jordan watches as his team ties its series against the Miami Heat in Game 4.
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Luol Deng of the Miami Heat gets turned sideways while being defended by Jeremy Lin.
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Jeremy Lin tries to get past Hassan Whiteside of the Miami Heat.
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A member of the Charlotte Hornets "HoneyBees" performs during Game 4 against the Miami Heat.
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James Neal (18) of the Nashville Predators celebrates his goal with Ryan Johansen (92) and Filip Forsberg (9) during a 3-1 win over the Anaheim Ducks in Game 6 of their playoff series.
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Ryan Ellis of Nashville dives to clear a puck against Shawn Horcoff of the Anaheim Ducks.
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Nashville center Paul Gaustad checks Anaheim defenseman Hampus Lindholm.
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Cyclists compete in 52nd Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkey.
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Justin Anderson and the Dallas Mavericks were eliminated by Oklahoma City Monday night after losing 118-104 in Game 5.
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Russell Westbrook dunks against the Mavericks on a day in which Dallas owner Mark Cuban made headlines by saying Westbrook isn't a superstar.
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New York Mets fans hold letters spelling the nickname for New York Mets starting pitcher Noah Syndergaard.
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Freddie Freeman of the Atlanta Braves lays down a drag bunt against the Boston Red Sox.
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Hellas Verona forward Giampaolo Pazzini (right) vies with Milan defender Alessio Romagnoli during a Serie A match in Verona, Italy.
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Chicago's Andrew Shaw is sent flying after colliding with Scottie Upshall of the St. Louis Blues.
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Antonio Viola of Nippo-Vini Fantini Italy poses with a camel during the 2016 Tour of Turkey.
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Patrick Kristensen of AaB Aalborg and Mandla Masango of Randers FC compete for the ball during a Danish Alkla Superliga match.
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Courtney Lee of the Charlotte Hornets grabs a rebound and is fouled by Luol Deng of the Miami Heat.
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