Kevin Love has been ruled out of the Cavaliers' playoff game against the Celtics after hurting his left shoulder midway through the first quarter. Cleveland's power forward was injured when he and Boston's Kelly Olynyk chased a loose ball into the…
Stung by the loss of point guard Mike Conley, the Grizzlies gritted out their latest victory over the Trail Blazers. Memphis took a 3-0 lead in its first-round playoff series against Portland with a 115-109 victory on Saturday night. The Grizzlies…ANNE M. PETERSON (AP Sports Writer)
Jerryd Bayless cut right along the baseline, leaving Derrick Rose a couple of steps behind. It was just the sliver of an opening Bayless needed to put up a game-winning layup at the buzzer. Bayless' basket gave Milwaukee a rousing 92-90 victory…GENARO C. ARMAS (AP Sports Writer)
They were beaten badly in the regular season and were losing by a little in the playoffs. On their seventh try this season, the Nets finally got a victory over Atlanta. Brook Lopez had 22 points and 13 rebounds, Thaddeus Young added 18 points and…BRIAN MAHONEY (AP Basketball Writer)
DALLAS (AP) -- Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle was fined $25,000 on Saturday for criticizing officials after a loss to Houston that left Dallas trailing 3-0 in a first-round playoff series.