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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.

NBA top three plays of the night (1:01)
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22hZach 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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NBA top plays of the night

Wizards G Ramon Sessions took on Hawks big man Al Horford beneath the net and finished with a nice layup high off the glass. Also -- the Splash Brothers on the receiving end of a top play? It happened.


Streaks snapped in Warriors' loss

Golden State lost at home for the first time since Jan. 23 in Tuesday's Game 2 vs. the Grizzlies, and 90 points are the fewest the Warriors have scored at home since March 2014.

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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SportsCenter @SportsCenter

Crazy Stat of Day: The Grizzlies are only the third team all season to win at Golden State, joining the Bulls and the Spurs.

Dwight Howard not worried about shots

On his only 3 shots in Game 1's 4th quarter, he says: "I got to continue to be a presence on the defensive end, get more blocked shots, get more rebounds, run the floor more. ... not focus so much on if I'm getting the ball or not."


Nick Friedell @NickFriedell

Bulls sound confident and ready this morning. Everybody looks focused again. We'll see how it shakes out tonight.

Bulls hope history vs. LeBron changes

The previous two times the Bulls won Game 1 against a LeBron James-led team, James' teams closed out the series with four straight wins. Can this Bulls team change that trend? We'll see in Game 2 tonight at 7 p.m. ET.

ESPN Stats & Info @ESPNStatsInfo

Big game for DeMarre Carroll in Hawks' win. He is 1st Hawks player with 6 straight 20-point games in postseason since Dominique Wilkins

Johnson gives award to Scott daughters

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


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)

Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

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

J.A. Adande @jadande

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