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  • Bucks avoid elimination again, beat Bulls 94-88 in Game 5

    CHICAGO (AP) — Michael Carter-Williams had 22 points and eight assists, Khris Middleton scored 21 points, and Milwaukee avoided elimination again with a 94-88 victory over Chicago on Monday night in Game 5 of their…

  • Blazers stave off elimination with 99-92 win over Memphis

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard had 32 points and the Portland Trail Blazers avoided elimination from the playoffs with a 99-92 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday night. Memphis led by as many…

  • Blazers stave off elimination with 99-92 win over Memphis

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard had 32 points and the Portland Trail Blazers avoided elimination from the playoffs with a 99-92 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday night. Memphis led by as many…

  • Warriors trying to stay sharp while waiting for 2nd round

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — If the Golden State Warriors are worried about a week off disrupting their rhythm, they sure have a strange way of showing it. Coach Steve Kerr played golf as soon as…

  • Grizzlies-Trail Blazers, Box

    MEMPHIS (92) Allen 1-2 2-2 4, Randolph 6-20 0-0 12, Gasol 7-16 7-8 21, Calathes 4-10 0-0 12, Lee 8-11 2-2 19, Udrih 5-10 2-2 13, Je.Green 3-10 0-0 7, Koufos 1-1 0-0 2, Carter…

  • Grizzlies-Trail Blazers, Box

    MEMPHIS (92) Allen 1-2 2-2 4, Randolph 6-20 0-0 12, Gasol 7-16 7-8 21, Calathes 4-10 0-0 12, Lee 8-11 2-2 19, Udrih 5-10 2-2 13, Je.Green 3-10 0-0 7, Koufos 1-1 0-0 2, Carter…

  • Clippers-Spurs a rare bit of intrigue in dud of a 1st round

    Sure, the Celtics-Cavaliers series got testy in Game 4. And Steph Curry’s 3-pointer in the corner of Game 3 against New Orleans was something to behold. But the first round of the NBA playoffs has…

  • Bucks avoid elimination again, beat Bulls 94-88 in Game 5

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks insisted this playoff series was about more than just showing up, taking their beating and learning from it. They wanted to hang around. And that’s exactly what they are…

  • Monday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL American League BOSTON RED SOX — Recalled RHP Steven Wright from Pawtucket (IL). Optioned RHP Heath Hembree to Pawtucket. HOUSTON ASTROS — Recalled OF L.J. Hoes from Fresno (PCL). Optioned RHP Asher Wojciechowski to…

  • Nets beat Hawks behind 35 from Williams, tie series at 2-2

    NEW YORK (AP) — Deron Williams finally delivered the game that’s expected of him, and he wasn’t going to let the Nets lose it. And after he finished carrying them into a 2-2 tie with…

  • AP News in Brief at 9:58 p.m. EDT

    The latest on Baltimore police-custody death: Massive fire at building under construction 9:30 p.m. A massive fire has broken out in a building that was under construction and the Baltimore mayor’s spokesman says it’s related…

  • Bucks avoid elimination again, beat Bulls 94-88 in Game 5

    CHICAGO (AP) — Michael Carter-Williams had 22 points and eight assists, Khris Middleton scored 21 points, and the Milwaukee Bucks avoided elimination again with a 94-88 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Monday night in…

  • Bucks-Bulls, Box

    MILWAUKEE (94) Antetokounmpo 5-12 1-1 11, Ilyasova 2-11 0-0 6, Pachulia 4-9 1-1 9, Carter-Williams 10-15 2-2 22, Middleton 8-16 3-3 21, Dudley 1-4 2-2 5, Henson 4-8 0-0 8, Mayo 2-8 5-5 10, Bayless…

  • Bucks-Bulls, Box

    MILWAUKEE (94) Antetokounmpo 5-12 1-1 11, Ilyasova 2-11 0-0 6, Pachulia 4-9 1-1 9, Carter-Williams 10-15 2-2 22, Middleton 8-16 3-3 21, Dudley 1-4 2-2 5, Henson 4-8 0-0 8, Mayo 2-8 5-5 10, Bayless…

  • Monday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL American League BOSTON RED SOX — Recalled RHP Steven Wright from Pawtucket (IL). Optioned RHP Heath Hembree to Pawtucket. HOUSTON ASTROS — Recalled OF L.J. Hoes from Fresno (PCL). Optioned RHP Asher Wojciechowski to…