Recap: Oklahoma City vs. Memphis

| |Saturday, Apr. 19, 2014

Kevin Durant finished with 33 points, eight rebounds and seven assists to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 100-86 win over the Memphis Grizzlies in Game 1 of this Eastern Conference quarterfinal series.

Bill Plaschke: Clippers' Blake Griffin makes a splash, but not on the court

| |Saturday, Apr. 19, 2014

LOS ANGELES-There was less than a minute remaining, the score was tied, and where was the Clippers' most valuable player, biggest star and human billboard?

Hawks coach Budenholzer has experience with No. 8-seed upsets

| |Saturday, Apr. 19, 2014

Mike Budenholzer was an assistant coach with the No. 1-seed Spurs when they lost an opening-round Western Conference playoff series to the No. 8 Grizzlies two seasons ago. It was one of only five times in NBA history there has been such an upset.

Hawks continue mastery of Pacers � even in the playoffs

| |Saturday, Apr. 19, 2014

The Atlanta Hawks returned to Indianapolis and picked up right where they left off.

Mavericks all about the tempo against Spurs

| |Saturday, Apr. 19, 2014

Once the NBA playoffs start, games tend to slow to a crawl.

NBA playoffs open with 3 road wins

|Saturday, Apr. 19, 2014

So much for home-court advantage in the NBA playoffs.

Warriors surprise Clippers in Game 1

| |Saturday, Apr. 19, 2014

After coaching the Golden State Warriors to an upset win against the Los Angeles Clippers to kick off the postseason, Mark Jackson listed the adversity each of his players had faced in their careers.

NBA Capsules

|Saturday, Apr. 19, 2014

Jeff Teague scored a playoff career-high 28 points and Paul Millsap added 25 as eighth-seeded Atlanta rolled past top-seeded Indiana 101-93 on Saturday night, taking a 1-0 lead in the best-of-seven series.

Five things to look for in Mavericks-Spurs showdown

| |Saturday, Apr. 19, 2014

The Dallas Mavericks go into their first-round matchup against the San Antonio Spurs knowing ball protection will be a major key in determining who will win this series.

Al Jefferson and Kemba Walker are Charlotte Bobcats' yin and yang

| |Saturday, Apr. 19, 2014

Al Jefferson is a 10-year NBA veteran. He likes small towns in the Deep South, like the one he's from in Mississippi. He's a big man who is not very expressive on the court. He has a game straight from the 1980s � a back-to-the-basket post player with an old-school array of ball fakes.