NBA playoff games today (ET)
- Cavs at Celtics, 1 p.m. on ABC/WatchESPN (Cavs up 3-0)
- Clippers at Spurs, 3:30 p.m. on ABC/WatchESPN (Spurs up 2-1)
- Raptors at Wizards, 6:30 p.m. (Wiz up 3-0)
- Rockets at Mavs, 9 p.m. (Rockets up 3-0)
LeBron James is 9-0 in first round series in his career. Dating back to when the playoffs expanded to 16 teams in 1984, only Robert Horry (16-0) and Derek Fisher (15-0) have won more first round series without suffering a series loss. (via Elias)
Derrick Rose committed a critical turnover and defensive lapse in the final seconds of Chicago's Game 4 loss. He said postgame: "I put that all on me. Just wasn't paying attention to the ball. ... But if anything, this is a learning experience. ... I swear I'm built for it." Ready for next game
Bucks G Jerryd Bayless' season-saving layup with 1.3 seconds left to beat the Bulls in Game 4 earned him top play honors from Saturday's playoff games.
Forward Richard Jefferson (calf) and guard Raymond Felton (hamstring) are questionable for Game 4 tonight against the Rockets, who lead the series 3-0.
In Golden State's sweep of the Pels, Curry averaged 33.8 points and 7.3 assists per game. The only players to post averages that high in both categories in a playoff series are MJ (three times), Jerry West (twice), Tracy McGrady and LeBron James. (via Elias)
Fresh off a 40-point performance in Game 3, Stephen Curry scored 39 on Saturday to lead the Warriors to a sweep of the Pelicans. It's the first series sweep for the Warriors since the 1975 Finals -- the last time they won the title.
Anthony Davis congratulates Steph Curry as the Warriors sweep the Pelicans and move on to the next round of the NBA playoffs.
Sounds eerily similar to last time I covered a game here, when Westbrook fractured his face and was taken to medical facility after game.
Key thing to keep in mind with Conley is if enters concussion protocol, it could be matter of days before he's cleared to resume play.
Dame: “Hopefully want to man up enough to send it to 7."
Damian Lillard on his team coming back from 3-0 series deficit: "It’s not impossible.” True. It’s just never been done.