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Rose, Bulls hold off LeBron, Cavs in Game 1

Derrick Rose scored 25 points and Pau Gasol added 21, leading the Chicago Bulls to a 99-92 victory over the short-handed Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals.

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Pacquiao out 9-12 months for shoulder surgery

Manny Pacquiao will have surgery on the torn rotator cuff in his right shoulder this week, and he will be out nine months to a year, according to Pacquiao's surgeon, Dr. Neal ElAttrache.

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Milwaukee's best may be yet to come

After exceeding expectations this season, the future looks even brighter for Jason Kidd and the Bucks.

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Melrose: 'Holtby was awesome'

Barry Melrose says the Rangers were better in every aspect of tonight's game ... except goaltender. "Any time there was a breakdown or any mistake made, Braden Holtby bailed his teammates out."


Calvin Watkins @calvinwatkins

Rockets doing a good job of putting two on the ball when Crawford has it. He's turned it over at least three times.

Highlight: Caps top Rangers in Game 3

Jay Beagle's 1st playoff goal was the lone score in a game featuring a handful of great saves by Braden Holtby and Henrik Lundqvist. But Holtby (30 saves) was the difference in helping the Capitals take a 2-1 series lead.


Pacquiao to have right shoulder surgery

"We have an MRI scan that confirms he has a rotator cuff tear. He has a significant tear," orthopedic surgeon Dr. Neal ElAttrache told ESPN's Dan Rafael. ElAttrache said Pacquiao will be out of action between nine months and 12 months. The day for the surgery hasn't been set.

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Manny Pacquiao's injury impacted fight

ESPN's Dan Rafael: "[Dr. Neal ElAttrache] told me it was severe enough that it would not heal without a surgical procedure. ... If that's how bad it was, you have to think that of course it hampered him to some degree in the fight."


Dwight coming alive in 2nd quarter

Dwight Howard was held scoreless in the first quarter, but the Rockets' center has seven points midway through the second quarter and smacked away a DeAndre Jordan shot (Jordan blocked Howard earlier in the frame). Houston leads by single digits with less than 4 remaining in the half. Follow live

Nationals rally past Marlins

Yunel Escobar hit a tiebreaking, two-run single in the 8th inning, and the Nats nabbed a come-from-behind win, beating the Marlins 6-4 for their sixth win in seven games.


J.A. Adande @jadande

Chris Paul had 2 turnovers through the 1st 3 games of the Spurs series. Jamal Crawford has 4 turnovers in 1st half tonight

Bulls take Game 1 in Cleveland

Despite a game-high 30 points from Kyrie Irving, the short-handed Cavs never led as they dropped Game 1 to Derrick Rose (25 points) and the Bulls 99-92.


Odds in Dodgers' favor, score in Brewers'

The Dodgers had an 81.7% win probability entering the bottom of the 8th inning with a 3-1 lead, but the Brewers scored 3 runs in the frame to earn manager Craig Counsell his first win and deny Clayton Kershaw his 100th win.

david b. thorpe @coachthorpe

Rockets blitzing Crawford on ballscreens because he handles them poorly. Then he turns it over two times in a row for 4 Rox points.

Rockets lead by 6 after 1st quarter

Trevor Ariza carried the scoring load in the first quarter, finishing with 11 points in 9 minutes, while James Harden added 8 points and 5 assists. The Clippers shot just 32 percent from the field with PG Chris Paul out. Follow live

Final: Capitals 1, Rangers 0

One goal was all Washington needed for Braden Holtby, who turned in his 2nd career playoff shutout tonight. Holtby's 30 saves and Jay Beagle's goal give the Capitals a 2-1 lead in the best-of-7 series. Box score

Kevin Pelton @kpelton

After watching the first eight minutes of Clippers-Rockets, maybe double-Hack-a-Shaq wouldn't be so terrible.