Game 1: Spurs Host Thunder
Kevin Durant and the Thunder hit the road to take on Tim Duncan and the Spurs. The two teams split the season series 2-2 with the home team winning each matchup. (Ronald Cortes/Getty Images)
Damian Lillard scored 28 points and the Portland Trail Blazers advanced to the Western Conference semifinals by beating the resilient Los Angeles Clippers 106-103 on Friday night to claim the first-rund playoff series 4-2.
Dwyane Wade hadn't made a 3-point shot since December, enduring a streak of 22 consecutive misses.
Luke Walton is coming home to rebuild the Los Angeles Lakers.
This time, the Indiana Pacers buckled down and fought back.
It was a long wait and a soft landing for Myles Jack and Jaylon Smith.
Laremy Tunsil kept repeating the same answer to questions about his freefall in the NFL draft, the social media hacking that cost him millions and the investigation he stirred at Ole Miss.