04/19/2014 1:30amTrail Blazers coach Terry Stotts expects guard Damian Lillard to make a quick adjustment to playoff basketball.
04/19/2014 1:40amIf the playoff-bound Atlanta Hawks were in any other sport, they might have a glimmer of hope for winning a championship.
04/19/2014 10:32amIf the Miami Heat are going to watch their season and reign atop the NBA end at the hands of the Charlotte Bobcats, then fates of the franchises will have to change in a hurry.
04/19/2014 12:30pmNBA players are warned at the start of every season about the dangers of nutritional supplements.
04/19/2014 12:50pmNBA players are warned at the start of every season about the dangers of nutritional supplements. One of them could be the reason the Memphis Grizzlies will begin the playoffs without Nick Calathes.
04/19/2014 2:10pmAbout the only positive the Los Angeles Kings could take out of their lopsided loss in their playoff opener to the San Jose Sharks was no matter how poorly they played, it still only counted as one loss.
04/19/2014 3:21pmNever mind all they overcame. The only obstacle that matters now for the Chicago Bulls is the one in front of them.
04/19/2014 3:21pmThe Brooklyn Nets made a case for the important of playoff experience in their opening victory over the Toronto Raptors.
04/19/2014 3:51pmRaptors general manager Masai Ujiri let loose a profanity about the Brooklyn Nets during a pregame address meant to pump up a group of fans outside Air Canada Centre before Saturday's opening game of the NBA playoffs.
04/19/2014 6:21pmThe Golden State Warriors stumbled out of the gate, missing their first eight shots while falling behind by 11 points and forcing coach Mark Jackson to call two timeouts to steady his young team.
04/19/2014 6:41pmThe Houston Rockets were happy simply to return to the playoffs last season.
04/19/2014 10:50pmJeff Teague scored a playoff career-high 28 points and Paul Millsap added 25 as eighth-seeded Atlanta rolled past top-seeded Indiana 101-93 on Saturday night, taking a 1-0 lead in the best-of-seven series.