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Pierce Leads Wizards Past Raptors in OT in Game 1

Paul Pierce scored five of his 20 points in overtime, Nene had 12 points and 13 rebounds, and the Washington Wizards beat the Toronto Raptors 93-86 on Saturday in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series.

Go Figure: Stat Titles Rarely Lead to NBA Titles

It's already known that Oklahoma City won't win the NBA title, since the Thunder didn't make the playoffs.

As Spurs Know, International Players Can Impact NBA Playoffs

Kawhi Leonard was the MVP of last year's NBA Finals, though the San Antonio Spurs wouldn't have won without their incredible international presence.

Sports Briefing | Pro Basketball: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Has Heart Surgery

Abdul-Jabbar, the former N.B.A. and U.C.L.A. star, was recovering after quadruple coronary bypass surgery.

On Pro Basketball: Sunny Skies, but N.B.A. Has Eye to the Horizon

With a new TV deal that could drastically alter player contracts and the salary cap, the league seems to be waiting to make changes.

All-Time Scoring Leader Abdul-Jabbar Has Heart Surgery

NBA Hall of Fame center Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, the league's all-time leading scorer, is recovering from quadruple coronary bypass surgery, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center said on Friday.

Column: Hawks, Warriors Have Plenty of Playoff Doubters

They won 60 games, which is the accepted NBA standard of greatness. They blew away everyone else in the Eastern Conference — including you, LeBron James.

Before Ruling Out an Upset in NBA East, Listen to These Guys

Having trouble envisioning an upset in the Eastern Conference playoffs?

For Bulls, Time to Deliver on Expectations as Bucks Loom

With the return of Derrick Rose and the addition of Pau Gasol, the Chicago Bulls came into the season with soaring expectations.

LeBron Begins New Quest to End Cleveland's Title Drought

For LeBron James, his homecoming season with the Cavaliers went up, down and sometimes sideways, like three seasons rolled into one.

Factbox: Interesting Facts About the 2015 Playoffs

Some interesting facts about the National Basketball Association's postseason:

Profiles of NBA Western Conference Playoff Teams

Brief profiles of the eight Western Conference teams that qualified for the 2015 National Basketball Association (NBA) playoffs:

Profiles of Eastern Conference Playoff Teams

Brief profiles of the eight Eastern Conference teams that qualified for the 2015 National Basketball Association (NBA) playoffs:

Schedule for First Round of NBA Playoffs

Schedule of games for the best-of-seven opening round of the National Basketball Association playoffs (-if needed):

LeBron Has Cavs on Title Track After Slow Start to Season

LeBron James could not bring Cleveland a NBA title during his initial stint with the Cavaliers but in the first season of his second go-round with the team, he has them looking like true contenders for a championship.

N.B.A. Playoff Preview and Predictions: New Contenders Emerge

A championship for the Warriors or Hawks would bring a jolt to the dynasty-prone N.B.A., whose playoffs start Saturday.

Warriors Settling Into New Role as a Championship Favorite

A larger banner hangs on the far end of the Golden State Warriors' practice gym reminding every player, coach and executive of the franchise's past glory.

Durant: Teammate Russell Westbrook's Season 'Amazing'

Kevin Durant used the word "amazing" several times as he described watching teammate Russell Westbrook elevate his game to an MVP-caliber level.

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