Monday, May 4
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry had 22 points and seven assists, and the Golden State Warriors wore down the Memphis Grizzlies in a 101-86 victory in Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals yesterday. Game 2 is tomorrow night in Oakland. Marc Gasol had 21 points and nine rebounds, and Zach Randolph finished with 20 points and nine rebounds.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Point guard Mike Conley sat out the Memphis Grizzlies' Game 1 loss in the Western Conference semifinals against the Golden State Warriors yesterday. He's recovering from surgery to repair broken bones in his face. It's unclear when, or if, he will return during the best-of-seven series.
ATLANTA (AP) — Bradley Beal shook off a sprained ankle to score 28 points, and the Washington Wizards remained unbeaten in the postseason, knocking off the top-seeded Atlanta Hawks 104-98 yesterday in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals. After racing to a 37-26 lead after the first quarter, Atlanta couldn't make anything in the fourth. Game 2 is tomorrow night in Atlanta.
ATLANTA (AP) — Julio Teheran gave up just three singles in six sharp innings and the Atlanta Braves beat the Cincinnati Reds 5-0 yesterday for a split of the four-game series. Kelly Johnson and Jonny Gomes each homered for the Braves off Johnny Cueto.