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Sharks beat Kings 6-3 in Game 1

04/18/2014 12:20am
The San Jose Sharks spent seven games struggling to get the puck past Jonathan Quick in a playoff loss a year ago.

Wizards' fast-moving John Wall makes playoff debut

04/18/2014 1:10am
John Wall talks as fast as he plays. That makes him entertaining to be around, even when the ball gets thrown out of bounds, or when the sentences come out a bit funky.

AP Sportlight

04/18/2014 7:40am

Simpson signs with DePaul

04/18/2014 9:11am
Former Chicago high school star Aaron Simpson has signed a letter of intent to play at DePaul next season.

Tulsa businessman Kaiser joins Thunder ownership

04/18/2014 10:30am
Tulsa businessman George B. Kaiser has joined the Oklahoma City Thunder's ownership team.

Paul George making big play for endorsement deals

04/18/2014 12:30pm
Paul George already has a winning resume.

Duke sophomore Rodney Hood entering NBA draft

04/18/2014 12:30pm
Duke sophomore Rodney Hood is entering the NBA draft.

NBA Draft Order

04/18/2014 1:20pm

Warriors to start O'Neal for Bogut vs. Clippers

04/18/2014 1:30pm
Golden State Warriors coach Mark Jackson says Jermaine O'Neal will start in place of injured center Andrew Bogut for Game 1 of their opening-round playoff series at the Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday.

NBA playoffs looking more wide-open than expected

04/18/2014 1:30pm
Before the season started, a poll suggested that the Miami Heat were the overwhelming favorite to win the NBA title, collecting a whopping 76 percent of ballots cast.

Silver wants age limit change, no rush on others

04/18/2014 1:42pm
Even as the NBA prepares for a draft that could be headlined by freshmen, Commissioner Adam Silver remains committed to keeping them in college.

NBA plans expanded programs with military

04/18/2014 2:51pm
Army graduate Mike Krzyzewski will lead a U.S. national team practice at his alma mater, and the U.S. women will train at the Naval Academy as part of an increased partnership among the NBA, USA Basketball and the Department of Defense.

Pacers switch into playoff mode against Hawks

04/18/2014 3:40pm
The Pacers believe things have changed.

Improved Gibson key for Bulls

04/18/2014 3:42pm
Taj Gibson flashed back to the grueling workouts in the searing Southern California heat last summer.

Bobcats F Douglas-Roberts makes most of 2nd chance

04/18/2014 4:11pm
Charlotte Bobcats guard Chris Douglas-Roberts remembers feeling so depressed last year that he didn't want to get out of bed.

Nowitzki's groove has Mavericks back in playoffs

04/18/2014 4:30pm
Dirk Nowitzki has the spring back in his pogo stick of a jump shot.

Motivated LeBron preps for the playoff grind

04/18/2014 4:40pm
LeBron James was walking down the hallway that the Miami Heat call "Championship Alley" a few minutes after last season's NBA Finals, when he decided the time was right to send a message.

Suns GM confident Bledsoe will be back next year

04/18/2014 4:50pm
Phoenix Suns general manager Ryan McDonough is plotting the team's future after an unexpectedly successfully season, and he's confident that future includes Eric Bledsoe.

Warriors and Clippers take dislike to playoffs

04/18/2014 4:50pm
As much as the Los Angeles Clippers and Golden State Warriors don't like each other, they're a lot alike in some ways.

Raptors unfazed by talk of Nets tanking

04/18/2014 5:00pm
The Toronto Raptors won the Atlantic Division and set a franchise record with 48 wins. They've still been labeled the weakest of the top four playoff teams in the Eastern Conference.

LA Kings stay calm after opening defensive debacle

04/18/2014 5:10pm
Jonathan Quick realizes that even the NHL's best defensive team is powerless against a few bad bounces of the puck.

TNT's Sager to miss NBA playoffs due to leukemia

04/18/2014 5:30pm
TNT analyst Craig Sager will miss the NBA playoffs as he undergoes treatment for leukemia.

76ers owner Harris calls 19-win season 'success'

04/18/2014 5:42pm
Billions of dollars couldn't console Philadelphia 76ers owner Joshua Harris this season. Ok, maybe just a little.

Thunder G Westbrook healthy for Memphis series

04/18/2014 6:10pm
A year ago, Memphis blew past Oklahoma City in the Western Conference semifinals.

Brown becomes 4th Butler player to transfer

04/18/2014 6:40pm
Freshman guard Elijah Brown is transferring out of Butler's basketball program.

D'Antoni to meet with Lakers soon about future

04/18/2014 7:00pm
Mike D'Antoni was still the Los Angeles Lakers' coach when he left their training complex to spend the Easter weekend out of town with his family.