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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Mike Conley poured in 21 points on 8 of 12 shooting as the Memphis Grizzlies ended the Golden State Warriors' 21-game home winning streak, 97-90. Conley made his first four shots despite playing with a protective mask following surgery for broken bones in his face. He started after missing the Grizzlies' previous three playoff games, including Sunday's series-opening loss in Oakland.
ATLANTA (AP) — DeMarre Carroll scored 22 points and the Hawks bounced back from Sunday's loss to beat the Wizards 106-90. Paul Millsap finished with 18 points and 11 rebounds for Atlanta, while Al Horford chipped in 18 points. The Wizards were down just 88-83 midway through the final period before the Hawks closed on an 18-7 run.
HOUSTON (AP) — Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers thinks the odds are 50-50 point guard Chris Paul will return to the lineup on Wednesday in Houston. Paul missed Game 1 against the Rockets with strained hamstring suffered in the Clippers' stirring Game 7 victory over San Antonio. The Clippers managed to earn a 117-101 win over the Rockets without Paul.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Blackhawks own a three-games-to-none lead in their second-round series after Patrick Kane scored a power-play goal and Corey Crawford handled 30 shots in a 1-0 shutout of Minnesota. Kane has six goals and five assists in nine playoff games after his first-period tally sent the Hawks to their seventh victory of the postseason. Crawford picked up his fourth career playoff shutout and helped Chicago kill off the Wild's three power-play attempts.
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Mikael Backlund scored at 4:24 of overtime to complete the Calgary Flames' comeback in a 4-3 triumph against the Ducks. Anaheim led 2-1 after one period and 3-2 after the second intermission, but Calgary extended the game on Johnny Gaudreau's goal with just 20 seconds left in regulation. Brandon Bollig and Joe Colborne also scored for the Flames, who trail the Western Conference second-round series 2-1.
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