NBA Playoffs: Apr. 18-24
Derrick Rose leads Bulls to Game 1 win over Bucks
Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose (center) drives to the basket past Milwaukee Bucks guard Michael Carter-Williams (5) during the first round of the NBA Playoffs, Saturday, April 18, 2015 in Chicago. The Bulls won 103-91. Rose posted 23 points and seven assists in his first playoff game since 2012.
Stephen Curry puts up 34 points in Warriors' victory in Game 1
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) reacts after making a shot against the New Orleans Pelicans during the first round of the NBA Playoffs, Saturday, April 18, 2015, in Oakland. The Warriors won 106-99. Curry led Golden State in scoring with 34 points.
LeBron James, Cavs pull away from Celtics to win first game of series
Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) dunks over Celtics guard Evan Turner (11) during the first round of the NBA Playoffs, Sunday, April 19, 2015, in Cleveland. The Cavaliers won 113-100 as James finished with 20 points, six rebounds, seven assists, two steals and one block.
Clippers hammer Spurs in Game 1
Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin (32) dunks over San Antonio Spurs center Aron Baynes (center) during the first round of the NBA Playoffs, Sunday, April 19, 2015, in Los Angeles. The Clippers won 107-92. Griffin nothced 26 points to go along with 12 rebounds, six assists, three steals and three blocks.
Hawks open up 2-0 series lead over Nets
Atlanta Hawks center Al Horford (15) reacts after a defensive stop in the final seconds of their 96-91 win over the Brooklyn Nets during the NBA Playoffs, Wednesday, April 22, 2015, in Atlanta. The Hawks won 96-91 led by Horford's 14 points, 13 rebounds and seven assists.
Marc Gasol, Grizzlies protect home court against Trail Blazers
Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol (33) goes up for a shot against Portland Trailblazers center Robin Lopez (center) during the first round of the NBA Playoffs, Wednesday, April 22, 2015, in Memphis. The Grizzlies won 97-82. Gasol posted 15 points, seven rebounds, five assists and three blocks.
Tim Duncan's vintage performance leads Spurs to Game 2 win
San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan (21) shoots over Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin (center) during the first round of the NBA Playoffs, Wednesday, April 22, 2015, in Los Angeles, California. The Spurs won 111-107 in overtime. Duncan led the Spurs with 28 points and 11 rebounds.
Bulls take double-overtime thriller over Bucks
Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah (left) shoots against Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo during the first round of the NBA Playoffs, Thursday, April 23, 2015, in Milwaukee. The Bulls won 113-106 in double overtime. Noah scored only two points, but finished with 12 rebounds, five assists and two steals.
Warriors come back from 20 points down to top Pelicans in overtime
Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson (11) reacts to a three-pointer against the New Orleans Pelicans during the first round of the NBA Playoffs, Thursday, April 23, 2015 in New Orleans. The Warriors won 123-119 in overtime as Thompson notched 28 points and six rebounds.
James Harden's 42 leads Rockets to victory in high scoring Game 3
Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) celebrates a three-pointer against the Dallas Mavericks during the first round of the NBA Playoffs, Friday, April 24, 2015, in Dallas. The Rockets won 130-128. Harden scored 42 points, grabbed five rebounds and dished out nine assists.