INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) -- Cavaliers forward Tristan Thompson is expected to start Game 2 against Chicago, a move that puts LeBron James back at his customary small forward position.TOM WITHERS (AP Sports Writer)
The masked man came to the rescue for the Memphis Grizzlies. Mike Conley returned just eight days after having facial surgery to score 22 points, and the Grizzlies used a smothering defensive effort to beat the Golden State Warriors 97-90 on…ANTONIO GONZALEZ (AP Basketball Writer)
Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers thinks the odds are 50-50 point guard Chris Paul will return tonight to try to help the Clippers build a 2-0 lead over the Houston Rockets in the Western Conference semifinals. Chicago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau…JON KRAWCZYNSKI (AP Basketball Writer)
Shortly before tipoff, the Atlanta Hawks learned that John Wall wouldn't be playing for the Washington Wizards in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference semifinals. Taken to the limit again, the Hawks finally pulled away for a 106-90 victory over the…PAUL NEWBERRY (AP Sports Writer)
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry was presented with his NBA Most Valuable Player trophy before Game 2 of the Western Conference semifinals against Memphis.