HOUSTON (AP) - Stephen Curry's sprained right ankle is feeling better but he isn't sure if he will be able to play on Thursday night in Game 3 of Golden State's first-round playoff series against the Houston Rockets.
SAN JOSE (AP) - Brent Burns and Joe Pavelski scored power-play goals in the second period and the San Jose Sharks again moved to the brink of eliminating the Los Angeles Kings from the playoffs with a 3-2 victory Wednesday night in Game 4 of their first-round series.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - Trent Baalke is not ruling out the possibility of still striking a trade for Colin Kaepernick, though San Francisco's general manager is adamant he still hopes to see the quarterback working in new 49ers coach Chip Kelly's system.
CLEVELAND (AP) - LeBron James scored 27 points, J.R. Smith made seven of Cleveland's NBA playoff record-tying 20 3-pointers, and the Cavaliers opened a 2-0 lead in their series with a 107-90 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday night.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Michal Neuvirth stopped 31 shots in his first start of the playoff series, helping the Philadelphia Flyers stave off a sweep with a 2-1 win over the Washington Capitals on Wednesday night.
CHICAGO (AP) - Vladimir Tarasenko scored on a pair of impressive wrist shots, Brian Elliott made 39 saves and the St. Louis Blues beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-3 on Tuesday night to open a commanding 3-1 lead in their first-round playoff series.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Jake Lamb hit a tying homer with two outs in the ninth inning and doubled home an insurance run in the 11th, rallying the Arizona Diamondbacks past the San Francisco Giants 9-7 on Monday night.