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Dirk Nowitzki missed from several of his usual spots as Dallas blew a lead in the fourth quarter of its playoff-opening loss to San Antonio.
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Nene scored the first six points in overtime after being held in check by Defensive Player of the Year Joakim Noah in regulation, and the Wizards hung on after Kirk Hinrich failed to convert at the foul line in the closing seconds.
Paul George scored 27 points and George Hill had all 15 of his points in the second half, leading the Indiana Pacers to a 101-85 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday night in Game 2 of their first-round playoff series.
Amir Johnson scored 16 points and Kyle Lowry had 14 as the Raptors rebounded from a 94-87 loss in Game 1. Patrick Patterson had 12 points and Greivis Vasquez finished with 11. Joe Johnson scored 18 points, Deron Williams had 15 and Mirza Teletovic 14 for the Nets, who will host Game 3 on Friday night.
Search begins for new Timberwolves coach on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/sports/2014/04/22/search-begins-new-timberwolves-coach/8031699/ MINNEAPOLIS - Flip Saunders is a former coach himself, so he knows how coveted a head coaching job in the NBA can be.
Tennessee is counting on Southern Mississippi's Donnie Tyndall to make the same solid transition from the mid-major ranks as the Volunteers' last two basketball coaches.
San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich was named NBA coach of the year on Tuesday, making him just the third coach in league history to win the Red Auerbach trophy three times in his career.
Blake Griffin scored a career playoff-high 35 points without a foul and the Los Angeles Clippers led all the way in routing the Golden State Warriors 138-98 Monday night to even their first-round series at a game apiece.
The Jazz are in the market for a new coach after deciding not to offer Corbin a new contract Monday.
It's a tense moment on the court and Tim Duncan is focused, watching one opponent out of the corner of his eye as he sizes up another.
Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah was selected as the 2013-14 Kia NBA Defensive Player of the Year, the league announced Monday.
Patrick Beverley limped badly, sat on the bench by himself while his teammates were huddled and generally looked like a player whose postseason had come to a screeching halt Sunday after he was injured during the Houston Rockets' overtime loss to the Trail Blazers in Game 1 of their Western Conference series.
Adelman was 97-133 in his three seasons in Minnesota and the Timberwolves were 40-42 in 2013-14.
Mike Woodson was fired as coach the New York Knicks on Monday after his team fell from division champions to out of the playoffs in one season.
It's also the city's treasured sports team - the Lakers. The team was nose-diving in the standings, losing the interest of fans, and grinding toward its worst season since the team moved to Los Angeles in 1960.
Chicago Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau, right, reacts to a call during the second half in Game 1 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Washington Wizards in Chicago, Sunday, April 20, 2014.