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  • For Pelicans and Bucks, there were lessons in Game 1 losses

    New Orleans and Milwaukee were facing long odds before the postseason even began, and now the task of advancing in the NBA playoffs seems considerably more daunting. That’s not to say there’s no hope. The…

  • Irving scores 30, LeBron 20 as Cavs beat Celtics 113-100

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Kyrie Irving scored 30 points in his playoff debut, LeBron James added 20 in his first postseason game with Cleveland in five years and the Cavaliers opened a run toward an NBA…

  • Celtics-Cavaliers, Box

    BOSTON (100) Turner 4-12 3-3 12, Bass 3-6 4-4 10, Zeller 3-5 0-0 6, Smart 4-6 1-4 10, Bradley 3-10 0-0 7, Thomas 6-14 8-8 22, Olynyk 5-7 0-0 12, Crowder 4-9 1-1 10, Jerebko…

  • Celtics-Cavaliers, Box

    BOSTON (100) Turner 4-12 3-3 12, Bass 3-6 4-4 10, Zeller 3-5 0-0 6, Smart 4-6 1-4 10, Bradley 3-10 0-0 7, Thomas 6-14 8-8 22, Olynyk 5-7 0-0 12, Crowder 4-9 1-1 10, Jerebko…

  • Toronto GM Masai Ujiri and team fined for expletive

    NEW YORK (AP) — Toronto general manager Masai Ujiri was fined $35,000 and the team docked $25,000 by the NBA on Sunday for his expletive Saturday talking about Washington forward Paul Pierce when addressing fans…

  • Pelicans’ Anthony Davis more comfortable heading into Game 2

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A half-dozen students stood outside War Memorial Gymnasium at the University of San Francisco on Sunday morning, gazing through the glass doors to sneak a peak of a 6-foot-10 power forward…

  • Major League Baseball

    FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG LINE at Pittsburgh -125 Chicago +115 at Milwaukee -125 Cincinnati +115 at Colorado -125 San Diego +115 American League at Boston -135 Baltimore +125 at Detroit -135 New York +125 at Kansas…

  • Pelicans’ Tyreke Evans questionable for Game 2 vs. Warriors

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — New Orleans Pelicans point guard Tyreke Evans says an MRI on his left knee showed a deep bone bruise and he is questionable for Game 2 of their first-round playoff series…

  • Sunday’s Time Schedule

    All Times EDT BASEBALL Atlanta at Toronto, 1:07 p.m. Chicago White Sox at Detroit, 1:08 p.m. N.Y. Yankees at Tampa Bay, 1:10 p.m. Miami at N.Y. Mets, 1:10 p.m. Milwaukee at Pittsburgh, 1:35 p.m. Philadelphia…

  • NBA Calendar

    April 26 — NBA draft early entry eligibility deadline (11:59 p.m. EDT). May 12-17 — NBA draft combine. May 19 — Draft lottery. June 4 — NBA Finals begin. June 15 — Draft early entry…

  • NBA Team Statistics

    Playoffs / Includes games of Saturday, April 18, 2015 Team Offense G Pts Avg Houston 1 118 118.0 Dallas 1 108 108.0 Golden State 1 106 106.0 Chicago 1 103 103.0 New Orleans 1 99…

  • Harden has 24 points, Rockets beat Mavs 118-108 in Game 1

    HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden loves games like the one Houston had Saturday night. He had 24 points to lead the team in scoring as he usually does. But six other Rockets also scored in…

  • Curry scores 34, Warriors beat Pelicans 106-99 in Game 1

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry carried the Golden State Warriors to a huge lead, waving his arms and flexing his muscles with one acrobatic shot after another. Every time the New Orleans Pelicans pulled…

  • NBA Playoff Capsules

    CHICAGO (AP) — Derrick Rose had 23 points and seven assists in his first postseason game in three years, Jimmy Butler scored 25 points, and the Chicago Bulls opened the playoffs with a 103-91 victory…

  • Mavericks-Rockets, Box

    DALLAS (108) Parsons 5-15 0-0 10, Nowitzki 10-14 3-3 24, Chandler 5-8 1-2 11, Rondo 7-16 0-0 15, Ellis 5-16 4-6 16, Aminu 1-3 0-0 2, Harris 1-3 0-0 2, Stoudemire 2-12 6-6 10, Barea…