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Road teams off to flying start in NBA playoffs

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MIAMI (AP) -- Here's the list of teams that had home-court advantage entering the opening round of these NBA playoffs: Indiana, Miami, Toronto, Chicago, San Antonio, Oklahoma City, Houston and the Los Angeles Clippers....

Aldridge's 43 lifts Blazers over Rockets 112-105

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HOUSTON (AP) -- LaMarcus Aldridge's son JJ, who turned 5 on Wednesday, texted him after the Portland Trail Blazers' playoff win and told him he looked like Spider-Man on one of his dunks....

Mavs roll past Spurs 113-92, even series at 1-1

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SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Blowing their playoff opener turned out to be great therapy for the Dallas Mavericks....

Heat go up 2-0, hold off Bobcats 101-97

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MIAMI (AP) -- LeBron James drove to the rim as time was winding down, got clobbered by Josh McRoberts and sat on the hardwood gathering himself for a few seconds afterward....

Bobcats' Al Jefferson in starting lineup

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MIAMI (AP) -- Al Jefferson is in Charlotte's starting lineup for Game 2 of the Bobcats' Eastern Conference first-round series against the Miami Heat....

Jackson seeking Knicks coach, says it won't be him

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GREENBURGH, N.Y. (AP) -- The coaching search is on in New York, and the best possible candidate has already been eliminated....

Wizards back home with 2-0 lead over Bulls

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WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Chicago Bulls failed to score for more than seven minutes....