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Washington Wizards guard Ramon Sessions (7) and center Marcin Gortat (4), from Poland, celebrate after a play in the first half of Game 4 in the first round of the NBA basketball playoffs against the Toronto Raptors, Sunday, April 26, 2015, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Wall, Beal lead Wiz past Raptors 125-94 in Game 4 for sweep

- Associated Press

When Paul Pierce headed to the sideline with the Wizards leading the Raptors by 23 points in the third quarter, making Game 4 - and the series - all but over, he saw a standing ovation and waved, requesting more noise.

NBA Playoff Capsules

- Associated Press

LeBron James scored 27 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers overcame a shoulder injury to Kevin Love to complete a first-round sweep of the Boston Celtics with a 101-93 victory Sunday.

Memphis Grizzlies guard Mike Conley is helped off the floor after a collision during the second half of Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Portland Trail Blazers in Portland, Ore., Saturday, April 25, 2015. Conley left the game and did not return.  The Grizzlies won 115-109 to lead the series 3-0. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)

Memphis G Conley to miss Game 4 in Portland

- Associated Press

Memphis point guard Mike Conley will not play Monday night in Game 4 of the Grizzlies' playoff series with the Portland Trail Blazers because of a facial injury.

Memphis Grizzlies guard Mike Conley looks back towards his bench from the floor after a collision during the second half of Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Portland Trail Blazers in Portland, Ore., Saturday, April 25, 2015. Conley left the game and did not return.  The Grizzlies won 115-109 to lead the series 3-0. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)

Grizzlies, Bulls wary even with big leads in playoffs

- Associated Press

The Grizzlies and Bulls head into their games on Monday night in complete control of their respective series, needing just one more victory to advance to the next round.

Kevin Lennon's opinions on some issues facing NCAA

- Associated Press

New vice president of Division I governance Kevin Lennon, a three-decade veteran of the NCAA, spent about 40 minutes talking with The Associated Press recently. Here are some of his responses on a variety of topics facing the NCAA:

Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry (30) reacts after hitting a 3-point basket during the second half of Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the New Orleans Pelicans in New Orleans, Saturday, April 25, 2015. The Warriors won 109-98 to sweep the series. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Warriors confident after sweep of Pelicans

- Associated Press

Golden State coach Steve Kerr dead-panned that he'd be relaxing on the beaches of Cabo San Lucas while waiting to find out who would be the Warriors' second-round playoff opponent.

Curry leads Warriors to 109-98 win and sweep of the Pelicans

- Associated Press

Stephen Curry had 39 points, eight rebounds and nine assists and Golden State cruised to 109-98 victory over New Orleans on Saturday night, completing a sweep of their first-round playoff series.