The verbal jabbing of Phil Jackson and the mind games with Ron Artest will begin soon enough.
The Nashville Predators get the Presidents' Trophy-winning Vancouver Canucks in their first Western Conference semifinals.
Before the Memphis Grizzlies can think about winning a playoff series, they first have to take one small step.
Chris Bosh was never signing with San Antonio. At least, that's what everyone figured.
Patrick Kane quickly called his barber and got his playoff haircut of choice, a mullet. Team captain Jonathan Toews and defenseman Duncan Keith were starting postseason beards.
Chris Paul and the New Orleans Hornets hope they can keep opponents guessing about the style they'll play as they try to make a playoff push without top-scoring power forward David West.
A long and grueling West Coast road trip for the bruised and banged-up Washington Wizards finally comes to an end Monday night with a visit to Utah to play the Jazz.
Hornets leading scorer David West has a torn left knee ligament and is out for the season, a development that dims New Orleans' playoff prospects.
Memphis Grizzlies forward Rudy Gay needs surgery on his injured left shoulder and will miss the rest of the season.