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The Ten: Conley, Griz get even with Warriors

Behind Mike Conley, who scored 22 points in his return from a facial injury, Memphis handed Golden State a rare home loss on an off night for the Splash Brothers.


TNT's Johnson gifts Emmy to Scott's daughters

Turner Sports broadcaster Ernie Johnson bestowed a Sports Emmy Award he won Tuesday night for best studio host to the daughters of the late, longtime ESPN anchor Stuart Scott.

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When shooting stars grow dim

The Warriors believe they were too emotional during the Game 2 loss, sunk by a poor shooting night in the face of a tough Memphis defense.

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21hZach Lowe

How NBA's playoff casualties will spend for future

With the first round over, eight more teams can turn their attention toward the offseason transaction bonanza -- and the unprecedented climate of uncertainty around it.

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End of the line for D-Will in Brooklyn?

Is Deron Williams' tenure in Brooklyn over? The time may be right for a fresh start on both sides, Mike Mazzeo writes.

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NBA tip sheet for FanDuel: May 5

Tom Carpenter offers up the best options for those playing FanDuel's basketball games on May 5.

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NBA tip sheet for DraftKings: May 5

Tom Carpenter offers up the best options for those playing DraftKings' basketball games on May 5.


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Conley is a difference-maker

The Grizzlies improved to 4-0 this postseason in games Mike Conley plays. With the Game 2 loss, the Warriors now have a 69% chance to win the series, according to ESPN's BPI. Had they won Tuesday, they would have had a 92% chance.

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ICYMI: Grizzlies too much for Warriors

Eight days after surgery to repair facial fractures, Mike Conley led all scorers with 22 points as the Grizzlies shut down the Warriors' fast-paced offense in a 97-90 win. Memphis is just the 3rd team to win in Oakland this season.


Report: Cavs to start Tristan Thompson

Thompson will start at power forward in tonight's Game 2 and Mike Miller will move back to a reserve role. Thompson will pair with LeBron James and Timofey Mozgov in the frontcourt. Cleveland trails the Bulls in the series 1-0. (via Northeast Ohio Media Group)

Curry donates car, to be on Wheaties box

Steph Curry donated the car that came with the NBA MVP award to a local youth center. Said the center's CEO: "The kids have already made a thank-you video." Curry will also be featured on a Wheaties box next month. The Warriors star is "thrilled" to join many of his "childhood heroes" on the box.

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Entering Tuesday, the Ducks (NHL), Wizards (NBA) and Warriors (NBA) were the only unbeaten teams in their sports this postseason. No longer.

Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

According to Elias, tonight marked just third time all season Mike Conley and Zach Randolph both crossed 20-point threshold on same night

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Tony Allen on his "First Team All-Defense" rallying cry: "That’s just something I say to get me amped up."

Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

Grizz limit Dubs to just six 3-pointers in Game 2 and contest 21 of the hosts' 26 attempts from deep. Stuff you don't normally see at Oracle

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Draymond: "Now the whole world's collapsed. The Bay Area’s just been hit by an earthquake. Everything’s going wrong. We’ll be just fine."

Ethan Strauss @SherwoodStrauss

Not exactly a shocker but that was the most somber GSW locker room I've seen. First playoff loss with expectations behind it

Johnson gives award to Scott daughters

At tonight's Sports Emmy Awards, TNT host Ernie Johnson gave his award for "Best Studio Host" to Stuart Scott's daughters, whose father lost his battle with cancer in January. Taelor and Sydni attended the event on behalf of their father, who earlier was honored for his service and dedication to sports media. Class act