Lillard and the Trail Blazers aim to clinch series against Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City Thunder (49-33, sixth in the Western Conference during the regular season) vs. Portland Trail…

Pacers face offseason questions after another 1st round exit

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — General manager Kevin Pritchard convinced himself the Indiana Pacers could contend for an…

On Basketball: This first round sorely lacks playoff drama

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — If there was a silver lining for Indiana fans after the Pacers…

Celtics face tough road after sweeping Pacers

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Boston Celtics proved they could be every bit as physical as the…

Houston visits Utah with 3-0 series lead

Houston Rockets (53-29, fourth in the Western Conference during the regular season) vs. Utah Jazz (50-32,…

Road, sweet road! NBA away teams go 8-0 over weekend

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Road, sweet road. There were eight NBA playoff games this weekend, and…

Lillard sparks Portland past Oklahoma City for 3-1 lead

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Damian Lillard scored 15 of his 24 points in the third quarter,…

Bucks try to secure series win over the Pistons

Milwaukee Bucks (60-22, first in the Eastern Conference during the regular season) vs. Detroit Pistons (41-41,…

Celtics sweep Pacers; Warriors, Raptors take 3-1 leads

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Gordon Hayward scored 20 points and Marcus Morris started a decisive 3-point flurry…

Leonard scores 34, Raptors top Magic 107-85 for 3-1 lead

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Kawhi Leonard scored 34 points and the Toronto Raptors beat the Orlando…