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NBA Playoff Capsules

05/04/2014 12:10am
Blake Griffin scored 24 points, Chris Paul had 22 points and 14 assists, and the Los Angeles Clippers outlasted the Golden State Warriors 126-121 in Game 7 on Saturday night to win their thrilling first-round playoff series.

Clippers hold off Warriors 126-121 to win Game 7

05/04/2014 9:30am
When the final buzzer sounded on the longest week of the Los Angeles Clippers' careers, they felt more exhaustion than elation. While coach Doc Rivers high-fived fans and pumped his fist at the crowd, Blake Griffin and Chris Paul quietly congratulated each other.

Raptors coach rides subway to Game 7

05/04/2014 10:01am
Raptors coach Dwane Casey ditched his car and rode the subway to Sunday's Game 7 against the Brooklyn Nets.

Coach Pop invites WNBA star to Spurs' practices

05/04/2014 1:30pm
Gregg Popovich is not the talkative sort. Yet he's effusive about Becky Hammon, who after her WNBA career ends wants to coach — women or men.

Hawks make strides despite stinging playoff loss

05/04/2014 2:40pm
Once the sting wears off from squandering a chance to knock off the top seed in the East, the Atlanta Hawks will likely savor this season as a successful first step toward their ultimate goal.

And now they know: It's Heat vs. Nets

05/04/2014 2:50pm
For the last week, the Miami Heat were waiting and watching, resting and recovering.

Warriors fall short of season's high expectations

05/04/2014 2:50pm
Two years ago, the Golden State Warriors could only dream of a 51-win regular season and back-to-back playoff appearances. Now that kind of success is expected — not celebrated.

Pierce's block leads Nets past Raptors 104-103

05/04/2014 4:22pm
Slowed by foul trouble and struggling with his shot, Paul Pierce still found a way to come up big for the Brooklyn Nets.

NBA Playoff Capsules

05/04/2014 4:50pm
Paul Pierce blocked Kyle Lowry's shot from the lane on the final play of the game, and the Brooklyn Nets held off the Toronto Raptors 104-103 in Game 7 on Sunday to advance to the second round of the playoffs.

High-scoring Thunder, Clippers to meet

05/04/2014 5:10pm
The Los Angeles Clippers initially were reeling after the incendiary racial comments by owner Donald Sterling that got him banned from the NBA for life.

Pacers working OT to get ready for Wizards

05/04/2014 5:40pm
Indiana's long first-round test may wind up providing the blueprint to reach the Eastern Conference finals.

Kings, Ducks both keen to build on Game 1 thriller

05/04/2014 6:30pm
The width of Alec Martinez's shin guard was the difference between the Los Angeles Kings and the Anaheim Ducks in their playoff series opener.

Parker leads Spurs past Mavs in Game 7

05/04/2014 6:51pm
Faced with the possibility of having a second straight season end with a Game 7 loss, the San Antonio Spurs played with emotion and let Tony Parker have some fun.