- The 2016 NBA playoffs begin Saturday; the second round on May 2, finals on June 2
- Defending champs, the Golden State Warriors, are favored to go all the way again this year
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(CNN)The NBA regular season ended Wednesday in historic fashion, with the Golden State Warriors setting the NBA regular-season record for wins, with 73, and Kobe Bryant retiring in style with 60 points in the final game of his 20-year career. But the fun is just beginning.
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