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  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EDT

    Rescuers struggle to reach villages near Nepal quake epicenter as death toll tops 3,700 KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — The death toll from Nepal’s earthquake soared past 3,700 Monday, and how much higher it would rise…

  • Buzzer-beater could bode well for future for feisty Bucks

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — A win at the buzzer kept the Milwaukee Bucks alive in the playoffs for at least one more game. If the rebuilding blueprint goes according to plan in Milwaukee, the impact of…

  • Memphis’ Randolph gets nostalgic about his start in Portland

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Grizzlies’ playoff series against the Trail Blazers had Memphis forward Zach Randolph waxing a bit nostalgic. Portland is where it all began for Z-Bo, who played his first six seasons…

  • After Wizards get sweep, Pierce takes jabs at Raptors, Drake

    WASHINGTON (AP) — At age 37, Paul Pierce is having a grand ol’ time on this playoff run with the Washington Wizards. So before turning his attention to whoever his team’s second-round Eastern Conference opponent…

  • One sweep surprise: How the Wizards dispatched the Raptors

    How did the Wizards reverse course and pull off the first sweep in franchise playoff history? WTOP breaks down the keys to Washington’s success.

  • Grizzlies, Bulls wary even with big leads in playoffs

    The Grizzlies and Bulls head into their games Monday night in complete control of their respective series, needing just one more victory to advance to the next round. What’s the worst that could happen? Just…

  • Ellis, Barea keep Mavs alive with 121-109 win over Rockets

    DALLAS (AP) — J.J. Barea last started a playoff game when he helped boost Dallas’ run to a championship four years ago. Al-Farouq Aminu had never been on the floor for the opening tip in…

  • Rockets-Mavericks, Box

    HOUSTON (109) Ariza 2-10 3-3 7, Jones 5-12 3-3 13, Howard 5-7 3-13 13, Terry 1-5 0-0 3, Harden 7-15 9-9 24, J.Smith 8-10 3-6 23, Capela 1-1 2-2 4, Brewer 9-15 3-4 22, Prigioni…

  • Rockets-Mavericks, Box

    HOUSTON (109) Ariza 2-10 3-3 7, Jones 5-12 3-3 13, Howard 5-7 3-13 13, Terry 1-5 0-0 3, Harden 7-15 9-9 24, J.Smith 8-10 3-6 23, Capela 1-1 2-2 4, Brewer 9-15 3-4 22, Prigioni…

  • Wall, Beal lead Wiz past Raptors 125-94 in Game 4 for sweep

    WASHINGTON (AP) — John Wall twirled a red towel overhead, Paul Pierce motioned to the fans to make more noise, and the sellout crowd of 20,356 chanted “Sweep! Sweep! Sweep!” The mood was so festive…

  • Grizzlies, Bulls wary even with big leads in playoffs

    The Grizzlies and Bulls head into their games on Monday night in complete control of their respective series, needing just one more victory to advance to the next round. What’s the worst that could happen?…

  • Raptors-Wizards, Box

    TORONTO (94) Ross 1-3 0-0 3, A.Johnson 2-5 0-0 4, Valanciunas 7-10 2-2 16, Lowry 8-15 3-3 21, DeRozan 6-13 2-2 14, Williams 4-11 4-6 14, Vasquez 4-11 1-1 11, Patterson 2-8 2-2 6, Hansbrough…

  • Raptors-Wizards, Box

    TORONTO (94) Ross 1-3 0-0 3, A.Johnson 2-5 0-0 4, Valanciunas 7-10 2-2 16, Lowry 8-15 3-3 21, DeRozan 6-13 2-2 14, Williams 4-11 4-6 14, Vasquez 4-11 1-1 11, Patterson 2-8 2-2 6, Hansbrough…

  • Paul, Clippers even series with 114-105 win over Spurs

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The Los Angeles Clippers answered their worst loss in playoff history with one of their most uplifting victories. Chris Paul had 34 points and seven assists, Blake Griffin added 20 points…

  • Memphis G Conley to miss Game 4 in Portland

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Memphis point guard Mike Conley will not play Monday night in Game 4 of the Grizzlies’ playoff series with the Portland Trail Blazers because of a facial injury. The team said…