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  • Little guys will need to come up big for Celtics, Mavs

    While LeBron James and his star-studded supporting cast were firing away at underdog Boston in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference playoff series, the smallest guy on the court for the Celtics was putting up…

  • Warriors beat Pelicans 97-87 to take 2-0 series lead

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr likes to say his team teeters on “explosive and careless” basketball, pulling off an astonishing play one moment and a perplexing one the next. Kerr…

  • Pelicans-Warriors, Box

    NEW ORLEANS (87) Pondexter 1-8 1-1 3, Davis 9-22 8-8 26, Asik 1-3 0-0 2, Evans 4-13 7-12 16, Gordon 9-19 0-0 23, Anderson 1-5 2-2 4, Cole 5-11 0-1 11, Cunningham 1-1 0-0 2,…

  • Pelicans-Warriors, Box

    NEW ORLEANS (87) Pondexter 1-8 1-1 3, Davis 9-22 8-8 26, Asik 1-3 0-0 2, Evans 4-13 7-12 16, Gordon 9-19 0-0 23, Anderson 1-5 2-2 4, Cole 5-11 0-1 11, Cunningham 1-1 0-0 2,…

  • Butler scores 31, Bulls beat Bucks 91-82 to go up 2-0

    CHICAGO (AP) — Jimmy Butler set a playoff career-high for the second straight game with 31 points, and Chicago beat Milwaukee 91-82 on Monday night to take a 2-0 lead in their first-round series. After…

  • Warriors beat Pelicans 97-87 to take 2-0 series lead

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Klay Thompson scored 26 points, Stephen Curry had 22 points and six assists and the Golden State Warriors regrouped from an early deficit to beat the New Orleans Pelicans 97-87 on…

  • Butler scores 31, Bulls beat Bucks 91-82 to go up 2-0

    CHICAGO (AP) — Jimmy Butler was simply following orders from Derrick Rose and Joakim Noah. He kept shooting and the ball kept going in. Butler set a playoff career-high for the second straight game with…

  • Bucks-Bulls, Box

    MILWAUKEE (82) Antetokounmpo 2-11 2-2 6, Ilyasova 3-10 2-2 8, Pachulia 3-8 1-2 7, Carter-Williams 5-12 2-3 12, Middleton 8-20 3-3 22, Henson 4-9 0-1 8, Dudley 1-4 0-0 3, Bayless 3-6 2-2 8, Mayo…

  • Bucks-Bulls, Box

    MILWAUKEE (82) Antetokounmpo 2-11 2-2 6, Ilyasova 3-10 2-2 8, Pachulia 3-8 1-2 7, Carter-Williams 5-12 2-3 12, Middleton 8-20 3-3 22, Henson 4-9 0-1 8, Dudley 1-4 0-0 3, Bayless 3-6 2-2 8, Mayo…

  • Evans in, Holiday out for Pelicans in Game 2 vs. Warriors

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Point guard Tyreke Evans will play for the New Orleans Pelicans in Game 2 of their first-round playoff series against the Golden State Warriors, while backup Jrue Holiday is out with…

  • Pelicans coach says Warriors arena noise might be too loud

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — New Orleans Pelicans coach Monty Williams stirred up fans in the Bay Area before Game 2 of their first-round playoff series against the Golden State Warriors on Monday night, saying the…

  • Raptors Lou Williams wins NBA Sixth Man Award

    TORONTO (AP) — What started as a song has become reality for Raptors guard Lou Williams. Williams won the NBA Sixth Man Award on Monday, honored as the league’s best reserve after averaging a career-best…

  • Little 9: Cavaliers bench players boosting team’s “Big 3″

    INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — For all their talent and celebrity, the Cavaliers’ “Big 3″ can’t win an NBA title by themselves. Not without help from Cleveland’s reserves — those other guys. Although they may not…

  • Saunders: ‘I’m the coach until I say I’m not’

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — As president, coach and part owner of the Minnesota Timberwolves, Flip Saunders holds as much influence with the franchise as any coach in the NBA. So it will largely be up to…

  • Major League Baseball

    FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG LINE Miami -130 at Philadelphia +120 at Washington -120 St. Louis +110 at Pittsburgh -165 Chicago +155 at New York -160 Atlanta +150 at Milwaukee -130 Cincinnati +120 at Colorado -120 San…