Washington Wizards guard Ty Lawson is one of several players who are helping teams in the NBA playoffs after being recent roster additions
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WASHINGTON (AP) -- Less than three weeks ago, Ty Lawson was playing professional basketball in China....

Rockets advance to 2nd round with eyes on bigger goals
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HOUSTON (AP) -- The Houston Rockets spent almost no time celebrating their first-round playoff series win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night....

Clint Capela had 26 points and 15 rebounds, James Harden added 24 points and the Houston Rockets pulled away in the third quarter to get another lopsided win and eliminate the Minnesota Timberwolves with a 122-104 win in Game 5
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HOUSTON (AP) -- James Harden had another huge third quarter to propel the Houston Rockets to their latest win, and coach Mike D'Antoni wants to know what's behind those scoring bursts....

The Atlanta Hawks and coach Mike Budenholzer mutually agree to part ways after Budenholzer looks for job elsewhere
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ATLANTA (AP) -- Mike Budenholzer wanted to coach elsewhere. The Atlanta Hawks finally agreed it's a good idea....

DeMar DeRozan scored 32 points, Kyle Lowry had 17 points and 10 assists and the Toronto Raptors beat the Washington Wizards 108-98 in Game 5 of the first-round series
TORONTO (AP) -- The Toronto Raptors rode to a seldom-used lineup to move within a game of advancing in the NBA playoffs....

LeBron blocks shot, hits 3-pointer at buzzer to give Cavs 98-95 win over Pacers
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CLEVELAND (AP) -- The game, the series, the season and perhaps Cleveland's future were in jeopardy....

Raptors honor victims of Monday's deadly van attack before Game 5 of first-round playoff series against Washington, teams and NBA pledge donation to fund
TORONTO (AP) -- The Toronto Raptors honored the victims the deadly van attack Monday with a moment of silence Wednesday night before Game 5 of their playoff series against the Washington Wizards/...