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Injuries again playing prominent role in NBA playoffs

Atlanta Hawks center Al Horford (15) holds his finger as he walks off the court after being injured in the second half of an NBA playoff basketball game against the Brooklyn Nets, Sunday, April 19, 2015, in Atlanta. Atlanta won 99-92. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

The NBA playoffs have picked up right where the regular season left off — with key players fighting to stay healthy when they are needed most.

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Lions release Rodney Austin after assault charges

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions released guard Rodney Austin on Tuesday, four days after police in Charlotte, North Carolina, charged him with assault on a female and assault on a child under 12.

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Parker and Splitter good to go for Spurs in Game 2

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tony Parker expects to be in the starting lineup for the San Antonio Spurs after rolling his ankle against the Los Angeles Clippers in the opener of their Western Conference playoff series.

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Cowboys officially re-sign running back Dunbar, punter Jones

IRVING, Texas (AP) — The Cowboys have re-signed running back Lance Dunbar and punter Chris Jones to one-year contracts worth $1.5 million. Both were restricted free agents.

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Little guys will need to come up big for Celtics, Mavs

Boston Celtics' Isaiah Thomas (4) loses the ball after a foul by Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James (23) in the second quarter of a first-round NBA playoff basketball game Sunday, April 19, 2015, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)

While LeBron James and his star-studded supporting cast were firing away at underdog Boston in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference playoff series, the smallest guy on the court for the Celtics was putting up the biggest fight.

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