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Sharks beat Kings 4-3 in OT, take 3-0 series lead

04/23/2014 12:20am
After Patrick Marleau's fourth career playoff overtime goal silenced Staples Center for maybe the next-to-last time this season, the veteran San Jose Sharks forward attributed his knack for postseason heroics to one simple trait.

Wizards beat Bulls 101-99 in OT to take 2-0 lead

04/23/2014 1:20am
This one looked like it was slipping away from the Washington Wizards. Then, in a flash everything changed.

Pacers rally past Hawks 101-85 to even series

04/23/2014 1:30am
The Pacers got tired of talking trash.

AP Sportlight

04/23/2014 6:30am

NBA Most Improved Player Winners

04/23/2014 9:30am
Goran Dragic, Phoenix

McDaniels says he's ready for NBA

04/23/2014 12:30pm
K.J. McDaniels wanted to play in the NBA from the time he first picked up a basketball. Now, the Clemson forward says he's ready to turn that dream into reality.

Back in Memphis, Grizzlies want to keep home edge

04/23/2014 3:10pm
The Grizzlies are happy to be back in Memphis, where they finished the regular season by winning a franchise-record 14 straight games.

C Johnson, F Poythress returning to Kentucky

04/23/2014 3:20pm
Kentucky's frontcourt will bring back size and experience next season after freshman center Dakari Johnson and sophomore forward Alex Poythress announced they would return.

Wizards back home with 2-0 lead over Bulls

04/23/2014 3:30pm
The Chicago Bulls failed to score for more than seven minutes.

Kidd not worried about Pierce matchup vs Raptors

04/23/2014 3:30pm
Jason Kidd never appears worries about anything, certainly not about someone like Paul Pierce.

Jackson seeking Knicks coach, says it won't be him

04/23/2014 3:30pm
The coaching search is on in New York, and the best possible candidate has already been eliminated.

NBA Playoff Glance

04/23/2014 4:01pm

Warriors, Clippers to meet in Oakland for Game 3

04/23/2014 4:01pm
Golden State Warriors coach Mark Jackson sat on the scorer's table at Oracle Arena on Wednesday morning. He gazed around the building and tried to envision what it will look and sound like when the Warriors host the Los Angeles Clippers for Game 3 of their first-round playoff series Thursday night.

NBA Playoff Glance

04/23/2014 4:01pm

Bobcats' Al Jefferson in starting lineup

04/23/2014 4:20pm
Al Jefferson is in Charlotte's starting lineup for Game 2 of the Bobcats' Eastern Conference first-round series against the Miami Heat.

Pacers head south after breaking out of swoon

04/23/2014 4:20pm
The Indiana Pacers headed south Wednesday, finally carrying themselves with a swagger befitting the No. 1 seed.

Sharks confident with chance to sweep LA Kings

04/23/2014 4:40pm
Joe Thornton and the Sharks have been in command of many playoff series over the past decade. The San Jose captain has also seen just how easily control slips away during nine straight postseason trips without raising the Stanley Cup.

Pacers say practice got physical before Game 1

04/23/2014 5:00pm
Lance Stephenson and Evan Turner were unified on three points Wednesday.

Suns' Dragic honored as NBA's Most Improved Player

04/23/2014 5:10pm
Of course, the NBA's most improved team would have its most improved player.

Heat say they've committed to Miami through 2040

04/23/2014 7:30pm
Saying they reaffirm the team's commitment to the city, the Miami Heat announced Wednesday night that they have agreed to extend their partnership with Miami-Dade County another 10 years through 2040.

NBA Playoff Glance

04/23/2014 7:50pm

Bobcats-Heat, Box

04/23/2014 8:00pm

Heat go up 2-0, hold off Bobcats 101-97

04/23/2014 9:00pm
LeBron James drove to the rim as time was winding down, got clobbered by Josh McRoberts and sat on the hardwood gathering himself for a few seconds afterward.

NBA Playoff Glance

04/23/2014 9:10pm

Tracy McGrady signs with baseball team

04/23/2014 10:00pm
Former NBA star Tracy McGrady signed Wednesday to pitch for the Sugar Land Skeeters in the independent Atlantic League.

Mavs roll past Spurs 113-92, even series at 1-1

04/23/2014 10:30pm
Blowing their playoff opener turned out to be great therapy for the Dallas Mavericks.

NBA Playoff Glance

04/23/2014 10:30pm

NBA Playoff Glance

04/23/2014 10:31pm

NBA Capsules

04/23/2014 11:00pm
LeBron James scored 32 points and added eight assists, Chris Bosh scored 20 points and the Miami Heat held on to beat the Charlotte Bobcats 101-97 on Wednesday night to take a 2-0 lead in their Eastern Conference first-round series.

NBA Team Statistics

04/23/2014 11:30pm

AP Sportlight

04/23/2014 11:50pm