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The Clippers and Jazz will now return to Los Angeles for game five on Tuesday. The Clippers have endured injuries this season to Griffin, Paul and Austin Rivers, who is unlikely to play until after Game 5, Doc Rivers said. Let's see who else he gets in this game! Rodney Hood and Derrick Favors scored 18 and 17 points, respectively, off the bench. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki).
  • Warriors edge to Blazers' sweep after comeback win

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    Assistant coach Mike Brown served as the acting head coach. But a strong 2nd half comeback by the Warriors , led by Stephen Curry's 34 points and Klay Thompson's 24, pushed Golden State to victory. "You guys saw me at the end of Game 2, I was very uncomfortable", Kerr said. Kerr said he will determine the next step in the coming days, but it "wouldn't be a scenario" where he coaches one game and doesn't the next.
  • Penguins eliminate Blue Jackets with 5-2 win in Game 5

    Penguins eliminate Blue Jackets with 5-2 win in Game 5

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    Patric Hornqvist, Ron Hainsey, Tom Kuhnhackl and Jake Guentzel scored goals for the Penguins. Evgeni Malkin had 11 points, Phil Kessel eight and Crosby seven. Rust struck again - another backhander off of a rebound - for a 3-0 Pittsburgh lead at 3:50 of the second. He was vital in the early going in each game, when the Blue Jackets put the Penguins on their heels and peppered the net.
  • After listless Game 3 loss, Rangers face up-hill battle

    After listless Game 3 loss, Rangers face up-hill battle

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    That goal would remain intact throughout the third period, where the Rangers continued to pressure the Canadiens in the offensive zone. "We look forward to playing in front of our own fans", Lundqvist said to the New York Daily News. Mission accomplished - and just at the right time. The win snapped New York's six-game losing streak at home in the Stanley Cup playoffs . The Gazette's Pat Hickey did a story on how the Habs' sloppy second period proved costly in Game 4 .
  • Edmonton Oilers fans invited to flood downtown for playoff rally

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    The Sharks have averaged 27.7 shots per game over their first three games of the series, fourth-lowest in the playoffs. The Oilers bounced back from an overtime loss in their first playoff game in 11 years to post consecutive shutouts and take a 2-1 series lead over the defending Western Conference champions.
  • Clippers fold late to Jazz, one loss from elimination

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    It was a close game all night, with neither team able to pull away from the other for very long. The game was there for the Clippers to take. The Clippers will forge ahead without star forward Blake Griffin - who is out for the remainder of the postseason - when they visit the Jazz for a pivotal Game 4 on Sunday.
  • Basketball court becomes a refuge for grieving Isaiah Thomas

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    I guess (Hoiberg) is just going to continue to say it. Jimmy Butler was hearing "M-V-P" chants from the crowd of almost 22,000 and the Celtics looked lost, just as they had at times in Game 1 and 2 losses. Thomas smiled and started, "That's not the reason why I'm an impossible cover". But the game started to turn after Canaan stole the ball from Marcus Smart and scored on a layup.
  • Best Twitter Reactions To Cavaliers Comeback Win

    Best Twitter Reactions To Cavaliers Comeback Win

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    In the end, it was too much LeBron James (41 points, 13 rebounds, 14 assists) and not enough Paul George as the Cavs took a 3-0 series lead. Kyle Korver ended with 12 points and Tristan Thompson grabbed nine rebounds for Cleveland, which trailed by as many as 26 points, but shot 62.5 percent in the third quarter and 55.3 percent in the second half to seal the win.
  • Penguins vs. Blue Jackets: Game 4 prediction

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    But the Blue Jackets will get forward Matt Calvert back for Game 4 (7:30 p.m. EDT, CNBC). Through the first three games of round one it isn't out of the question, and, without sounding like Captain Obvious, a quick disposal of the Blue Jackets would be extremely beneficial for the Penguins.
  • Centurion Ronaldo's brace leads Real to stunning win over Bayern

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    Soon after the first goal, Bayern and Vidal got one more opportunity to score by penalty but the midfielder failed to score, reports BBC . But Carvajal quickly made amends by setting up Ronaldo for Real's equaliser on 47 minutes by firing in a fizzing cross form the right, allowing the great man to slide across Manuel Neuer with a deft glancing volley.
  • Rangers lose to Canadiens on Radulov's OT goal

    Rangers lose to Canadiens on Radulov's OT goal

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    Those combinations may not start Game 5 together, but the Canadiens need Pacioretty to get going in this series . Montreal Canadiens forward Steve Ott appeared to kick at New York Rangers forward Mats Zuccarello in Game 4 of their first-round series Tuesday.