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  • AP Source: Warriors star Stephen Curry to be named NBA MVP

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A person familiar with the decision says Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry has won the NBA’s Most Valuable Player award. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Sunday because…

  • Paul questionable as Clippers and Rockets begin series

    HOUSTON (AP) — When the Houston Rockets open their second-round Western Conference playoff series against the Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday night, it will have been six days since they last played. The Clippers are…

  • Warriors roll past Grizzlies 101-86 in Game 1 of West semis

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr joked before Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals that reporters should have two stories ready: One if his team looked well-rested and won, another…

  • LeBron, Cavs ready to take on raging Bulls

    INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — LeBron James embraces challenges, big or small, personal or professional. They drive him, push him, make him dig deeper. He’s about to face another daunting one. Actually, a dozen of them.…

  • Grizzlies-Warriors, Box

    MEMPHIS (86) Allen 6-11 3-4 15, Randolph 9-15 2-2 20, Gasol 5-10 11-12 21, Calathes 0-4 0-2 0, C.Lee 4-9 0-0 9, Je.Green 4-9 1-2 9, Udrih 3-7 0-0 7, Carter 1-7 0-0 2, Koufos…

  • Grizzlies-Warriors, Box

    MEMPHIS (86) Allen 6-11 3-4 15, Randolph 9-15 2-2 20, Gasol 5-10 11-12 21, Calathes 0-4 0-2 0, C.Lee 4-9 0-0 9, Je.Green 4-9 1-2 9, Udrih 3-7 0-0 7, Carter 1-7 0-0 2, Koufos…

  • Beal leads well-rested Wizards past Hawks 104-98 in Game 1

    ATLANTA (AP) — After resting up for the past week, the Washington Wizards merely had to withstand Atlanta’s early pace. Once the Hawks ran out of gas, Bradley Beal and the Wizards took control. Just…

  • Major League Baseball

    FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG LINE at Washington -150 Miami +140 at Atlanta -145 Philadelphia +135 Los Angeles -180 at Milwaukee +170 at St. Louis -160 Chicago +150 at Colorado -125 Arizona +115 at San Francisco -160…

  • Wizards-Hawks, Box

    WASHINGTON (104) Pierce 7-15 2-2 19, Nene 0-4 0-0 0, Gortat 5-9 2-2 12, Wall 8-19 2-2 18, Beal 9-22 8-10 28, Gooden 3-6 4-4 12, Porter 4-8 0-0 10, Sessions 2-5 1-2 5, Seraphin…

  • Wizards-Hawks, Box

    WASHINGTON (104) Pierce 7-15 2-2 19, Nene 0-4 0-0 0, Gortat 5-9 2-2 12, Wall 8-19 2-2 18, Beal 9-22 8-10 28, Gooden 3-6 4-4 12, Porter 4-8 0-0 10, Sessions 2-5 1-2 5, Seraphin…

  • Grizzlies point guard Mike Conley out for Game 1 vs Warriors

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Memphis Grizzlies point guard Mike Conley is sitting out Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals against the Golden State Warriors as he continues to recover from surgery to repair broken…

  • Bulls-Cavaliers Preview Capsule

    No. 2 CLEVELAND CAVALIERS (53-29, 4-0) vs. No. 3 CHICAGO BULLS (50-32, 4-2) Season Series: Cavaliers, 3-1. Cleveland was 3-0 with F Kevin Love in the lineup and 0-1 when he wasn’t; Love’s season ended…

  • NBA Calendar

    May 12-17 — NBA draft combine. May 19 — Draft lottery. June 4 — NBA Finals begin. June 15 — Draft early entry withdrawal deadline (5 p.m. EDT). June 25 — NBA draft.

  • Clippers have 2 days rest before facing Rockets in 2nd round

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Clippers have less than two days to enjoy their wildly entertaining first-round series victory over the defending NBA champion San Antonio Spurs. And what a victory it was.…

  • Paul lifts Clippers past Spurs, 111-109 in Game 7

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — It figured that the most entertaining first-round series in the NBA playoffs would come down to a play involving Chris Paul and Tim Duncan. Paul, who willed himself back from an…