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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 Monday night in complete control of their respective series, needing just one more victory to advance to the next round.

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Ellis, Barea keep Mavs alive with 121-109 win over Rockets

Dallas Mavericks' Tyson Chandler (6) looks toward and official after being charged with a foul against Houston Rockets' Dwight Howard in the first half of Game 4 in an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Sunday, April 26, 2015, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

DALLAS (AP) — Monta Ellis scored 31 points, J.J. Barea had 17 points and 13 assists in his first playoff start since boosting Dallas’ run to the 2011 championship and the Mavericks avoided elimination with a 121-109 victory over the Houston Rockets on Sunday night.

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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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Grizzlies hold off a late Trail Blazers rally to go up 3-0

Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard, right, dribbles against Memphis Grizzlies guard Mike Conley during the first half of Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in Portland, Ore., Saturday, April 25, 2015. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Stung by the loss of point guard Mike Conley, the Grizzlies gritted out their latest victory over the Trail Blazers.

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The 1st round of NBA playoffs seems way too easy for LeBron

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James slams a dunk against the Boston Celtics during the second half of a first-round NBA playoff basketball game in Boston, Thursday, April 23, 2015. James had 31 points as the Cavaliers defeated the Celtics 103-95, taking a 3-0 lead in the series. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

The first round of the NBA playoffs seems too easy for LeBron James.

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