After resting up for the past week, the Washington Wizards merely had to withstand Atlanta's early pace. Once the Hawks ran out of gas, Bradley Beal and the Wizards took control. Beal shook off a sprained ankle to score 28 points and streaking…PAUL NEWBERRY (AP Sports Writer)
The Bulls are charging at him. On Monday, the Cleveland Cavaliers, missing two starters, will open their best-of-seven Eastern Conference semifinals against a confident and finally healthy Chicago team looking to exact some revenge on James, who…TOM WITHERS (AP Sports Writer)
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Memphis Grizzlies point guard Mike Conley is sitting out Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals against the Golden State Warriors as he continues to recover from surgery to repair broken bones in his face.
The Los Angeles Clippers have less than two days to enjoy their wildly entertaining first-round series victory over the defending NBA champion San Antonio Spurs. Chris Paul, who willed himself back from an early hamstring injury, banked in a shot…BERNIE WILSON (AP Sports Writer)
The Golden State Warriors waited a week to play another playoff game, and they're still not exactly sure who they're facing in the Western Conference semifinals. Sure, they know they'll host the Memphis Grizzlies in Game 1 on Sunday. They just…ANTONIO GONZALEZ (AP Basketball Writer)