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NBA roundup: Los Angeles Clippers complete impressive comeback to reach conference finals

NBA roundup: LA Clippers complete impressive comeback to reach conference finals
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The Philadelphia 76ers and the Atlanta Hawks will play a winner-takes-all game.

The Los Angeles Clippers came back from 25 points down to defeat the Utah Jazz 131-119 and seal the win in their play-off series.

The Clippers were facing the prospect of a Game 7 when Donovan Mitchell sunk a jumpshot early in the third to make the score 75-50.

But Terance Mann, who had 20 points in the third, had other ideas. His free scoring, along with a key contribution from Reggie Jackson, helped LA draw level early in the fourth.

Mann finished the night with 39, the same as Utah's top scorer Mitchell, and the Clippers go on to face the Phoenix Suns in the conference finals.

The series between the Philadelphia 76ers and the Atlanta Hawks is heading to a decider after the Sixers recorded a 104-99 win.

Trae Young scored 34 points, but Philadelphia drew the best-of-seven series level at 3-3 with a well-rounded offence.

Seth Curry had 24, including six three-pointers, Tobias Harris also bagged 24, while Joel Embiid finished with 22.

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Olympic medal table header
CountryGold medalSilver MedalBronze MedalT
United StatesUnited States19201352
Olympics flagOlympic Athletes from Russia11151238
Great BritainGreat Britain9101231
Today's Olympic highlights header

Sunday's key events

· The men's golf reaches its conclusion, with plenty of players still in medal contention. Home favourite Hideki Matsuyama is one shot off Xander Schauffele's lead, while Great Britain's Paul Casey is another shot further back and Tommy Fleetwood is also in the mix (11.30pm-8am)

· Great Britain have already made history in the BMX events in Tokyo, something Charlotte Worthington and Declan Brooks will be looking to add to in the women's (2.10am) and men's (3.10am) freestyle finals

· The final day of swimming action begins with the men's 50m freestyle final. Ben Proud could add to a medal-laden Games in the pool for Team GB so far, although he is up against USA's Caeleb Dressel, who is going for his fourth gold in Tokyo (2.30am)
· From sprint to endurance, Great Britain's second medal hope of the day comes through Daniel Jervis in the men's 1500m freestyle final (2.44am)
· Team GB will again be among the heavy favourites for gold in the last swimming event of the Games - the men's 4x100m medley relay final - having won the mixed event in a world record time on Saturday (3.36am)

· Already guaranteed at least a bronze, Pat McCormack takes part in the men's welterweight semi-final against Ireland's Aidan Walsh with a spot in the gold medal final at stake (4.03am)
· Ben Whittaker is also in the semi-finals of the men's light heavyweight and will be looking to continue Team GB's success in the ring (4.51am)

· There will be a surprise on the top of the men's tennis podium after Novak Djokovic missed out on a medal altogether. Alexander Zverev takes on Karen Khachanov in the second match on Centre Court at the Ariake Tennis Park (7am-2pm)

· Alison Young will be going for gold in the women's laser radial medal race (7.33am)

· Team GB's Max Whitlock will look to defend his 2016 Olympic title in the men's pommel horse final (10.41am)

· The men's high jump final includes GB's Tom Gale, although his chances of a medal look bleak (11.10am)
· So often the blue-riband event of the Olympics, the men's 100m final takes place as the world's fastest bid to be crowned Usain Bolt's successor. Three Brits have made it into the semi-finals (11.15am-11.32am), and the final looks wide open after an underwhelming display by favourite Trayvon Bromell on Saturday (1.50pm)

· Great Britain face India in the men's quarter-final (1pm)

> Today's schedule in full
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