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Grizzlies, Bulls wary even with big leads in playoffs

Memphis Grizzlies guard Mike Conley looks back towards his bench from the floor after a collision during the second half of Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Portland Trail Blazers in Portland, Ore., Saturday, April 25, 2015. Conley left the game and did not return.  The Grizzlies won 115-109 to lead the series 3-0. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)

The Grizzlies and Bulls head into their games on Monday night in complete control of their respective series, needing just one more victory to advance to the next round.

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Wall, Beal lead Wiz past Raptors 125-94 in Game 4 for sweep

Washington Wizards guard Ramon Sessions (7) and center Marcin Gortat (4), from Poland, celebrate after a play in the first half of Game 4 in the first round of the NBA basketball playoffs against the Toronto Raptors, Sunday, April 26, 2015, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Wizards emphatically completed the first sweep of a seven-game series in club history, getting 23 points from Bradley Beal and 21 points and 11 rebounds from Marcin Gortat to beat the Toronto Raptors 125-94 Sunday night.

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Memphis G Conley to miss Game 4 in Portland

Memphis Grizzlies guard Mike Conley is helped off the floor after a collision during the second half of Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Portland Trail Blazers in Portland, Ore., Saturday, April 25, 2015. Conley left the game and did not return.  The Grizzlies won 115-109 to lead the series 3-0. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Memphis guard Mike Conley will not play Monday night in Game 4 of the Grizzlies’ playoff series with the Portland Trail Blazers because of a facial injury.

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Cavs sweep Celts as James scores 27 in 101-93 victory

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James, center, takes a shot at the basket as Boston Celtics guard Avery Bradley, left, and forward Brandon Bass, right, look on in the third quarter of a first-round NBA playoff basketball game in Boston, Sunday, April 26, 2015. The Cavaliers won 101-93 to complete a first-round sweep of the Celtics. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

BOSTON (AP) — LeBron James dribbled out the final 20 seconds while players embraced as the Cavaliers completed a sweep of the Celtics.

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New Division I chief puts transfer rules on priority list

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kevin Lennon is putting transfer rule changes near the top of his priority list.

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