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Sour Night for Spanish Giants as Real and Barca Lose

There was Turkish delight and Spanish sorrow on a night of frantic Euroleague playoff action as Anadolu Efes Istanbul beat Real Madrid while Greek side Olympiakos Piraeus sank Barcelona on Tuesday.

Phil Jackson Looks Ahead to Knicks’ Summer Plans

By May 19, the Knicks will know their place in the 2015 draft, but with $26 million in salary cap space, the team president said, “a lot of our direction is about free agency.”

LeBron James Again in Shutdown Mode During Playoffs

LeBron James says he's keeping with his tradition of not using his cellphone or interacting on social media during the playoffs.

Atlanta's Mike Budenholzer Voted NBA Coach of the Year

Mike Budenholzer of the Atlanta Hawks has been chosen as NBA coach of the year.

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 the biggest fight.

Warriors Beat Pelicans 97-87 to Take 2-0 Series Lead

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 Monday night and take a 2-0 lead in their first-round series.

N.B.A. Roundup: Jimmy Butler Stars Again for the Bulls

Butler set a playoff career high for the second straight game with 31 points, and Chicago beat the Milwaukee Bucks to take a 2-0 lead in their first-round series.

Butler Scores 31, Bulls Beat Bucks 91-82 to Go Up 2-0

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

A Grizzlies Fan Finds Fame as the Bongo Lady

Malenda Meacham, a lawyer and judge, has become a celebrity at Memphis homes games for her over-the-top air-bongo routines on the scoreboard video screen via the FedEx Forum Bongo Cam.

Little 9: Cavaliers Bench Players Boosting Team's 'Big 3'

For all their talent and celebrity, the Cavaliers' "Big 3" can't win an NBA title by themselves.

Fenerbahce Reach Euroleague Final Four, CSKA Held

Fenerbahce Istanbul became the first team to qualify for the Euroleague Final Four as a 75-74 overtime win at Maccabi Tel Aviv on Monday completed a 3-0 sweep of the holders in the best-of-five quarter-final series.

Raptors' Williams Wins NBA's Sixth Man Award

Toronto Raptors guard Lou Williams was named winner of the National Basketball Association's award for best player in a reserve role, the league said on Monday.

Raptors Lou Williams Wins NBA Sixth Man Award

Toronto Raptors guard Lou Williams has won the NBA's Sixth Man Award.

CP3, Griffin Lead Clippers Past Spurs 107-92 in Opener

Chris Paul scored 32 points, Blake Griffin added 26 points and 12 rebounds, and the Los Angeles Clippers surged in the second half for a 107-92 victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Sunday night in their first-round playoff series opener.

Grizzlies Continue Domination of Blazers

The reserve guard Beno Udrih scored 20 points, and the Memphis Grizzlies never trailed in routing the Portland Trail Blazers.

Grizzlies Never Trail, Rout Trail Blazers 100-86 in Game 1

Reserve Beno Udrih scored 20 points and the Memphis Grizzlies never trailed in routing the Portland Trail Blazers 100-86 on Sunday night in Game 1 of the Western Conference first-round series.

Cavaliers 113, Celtics 100: LeBron James and Cavaliers Smooth Out Kinks, Then Roll Past the Celtics

It was a slow start in a highly anticipated playoff opener for the Cavaliers, but Kyrie Irving scored 30 points to help Cleveland pull off a victory over Boston.

Side Plots for the Hawks: Arrests and Injury

The Hawks are entering the N.B.A. playoffs without Thabo Sefolosha, who was injured during an incident at a Manhattan club in which he and Pero Antic, a teammate, were arrested.

Hawks Hold Off Nets in Their Series Opener

The Hawks led by as much as 16 points in the game, and though the Nets stayed stubbornly close until the end, they were unable to overcome Atlanta.

Korver Scores 21, Hawks Hold Off Pesky Nets 99-92 in Game 1

Kyle Korver scored 21 points, including five 3-pointers, and the top-seeded Atlanta Hawks held off the pesky Brooklyn Nets 99-92 in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference playoff series Sunday night.

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