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Wild, wild West

The first weekend of the NBA playoffs proved to be a wild one. The top two teams in the West were defeated, as the eighth-seeded Memphis Grizzlies picked up their first playoff win in franchise history. Over in the East, it was all about setting records, including a playoff-career-high of 39 for Derrick Rose and a career-tying best 46 from Dwight Howard. Here's what else you missed this weekend.

Updated: April 20, 2011, 12:07 PM ET
By Whitney Holtzman

NBA: The top two teams in the Western Conference took a nosedive in their first playoff games this weekend, and both were defeated on their home courts. Led by Chris Paul's 33 points and 14 assists, the seventh-seeded New Orleans Hornets shocked the defending champion No. 2 seed Los Angeles Lakers 109-100 Sunday at the Staples Center. The Lakers never led in the second half.

The West's top seed, the San Antonio Spurs, fell to the eighth-seeded Memphis Grizzlies 101-98 Sunday in ...

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