HOUSTON (AP) — LaMarcus Aldridge scored a franchise playoff-record 46 points and Damian Lillard added 31, including the go-ahead free throws in overtime, to lift the Portland Trail Blazers to a 122-120 victory over the Houston Rockets on Sunday night in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series.
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SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Fourth-liners Mike Brown and Raffi Torres scored second-period goals to spark a San Jose comeback and lead the Sharks to a 7-2 victory Sunday over the Los Angeles Kings and a 2-0 lead in their first-round series.
CHICAGO (AP) — Nene dominated with 24 points, Trevor Ariza scored 18, and the Washington Wizards rallied from 13 down to beat the Chicago Bulls 102-93 in their playoff opener on Sunday night.
HOUSTON (AP) — Daryl Morey is not only the general manager of the Houston Rockets and a graduate of MIT, he’s also a fan of Houston’s rap scene.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Paul George wants to guard Atlanta’s Jeff Teague on Tuesday night, and it appears he’ll get his wish. But how much time the Indiana All-Star spends on Teague is unclear.