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  • Korver scores 21, Hawks hold off pesky Nets 99-92 in Game 1

    ATLANTA (AP) — Banged up and bruised, the Atlanta Hawks survived their first test as the top seed in the Eastern Conference. They were just good enough against the Brooklyn Nets. Leading nearly the entire…

  • NBA Playoff Capsules

    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…

  • Nets-Hawks, Box

    BROOKLYN (92) Johnson 6-17 5-8 17, Young 7-16 1-2 15, Lopez 6-7 5-6 17, Williams 5-11 1-1 13, Brown 2-3 0-0 4, Bogdanovic 2-8 0-0 5, Jack 5-8 3-3 13, Clark 1-6 0-0 3, Anderson…

  • Nets-Hawks, Box

    BROOKLYN (92) Johnson 6-17 5-8 17, Young 7-16 1-2 15, Lopez 6-7 5-6 17, Williams 5-11 1-1 13, Brown 2-3 0-0 4, Bogdanovic 2-8 0-0 5, Jack 5-8 3-3 13, Clark 1-6 0-0 3, Anderson…

  • 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…

  • “Big 3″ lead Cavaliers past Celtics 113-100 in Game 1

    CLEVELAND (AP) — More than hour after his first playoff game with LeBron James and Kevin Love, Kyrie Irving made a statement more profound than anything he did on the floor. “We,” Irving said, “are…

  • 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…

  • Sunday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL American League LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Optioned LHP Adam Wilk to Salt Lake (PCL). Reinstated RHP Garrett Richards from the 15-day DL. TAMPA BAY RAYS — Sent LHP Drew Smyly to Montgomery (SL) for…

  • 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…

  • 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…