Spurs take 3-0 series lead, beating ragtag Grizzlies 96-87

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The San Antonio Spurs didn't play with their usual methodical precision. Kawhi Leonard more than offset those shortcomings, especially against ragtag Memphis.

  • Written by TERESA M. WALKER, AP Sports Writer

Quine wins it in 2nd OT, Islanders top Panthers 2-1

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Alan Quine was a newborn when the New York Islanders last won a playoff series. He spent most of this season in the minors. His NHL debut was a mere two weeks ago, the team adding him to the roster as an emergency callup.

And now he's a playoff hero.

  • Written by TIM REYNOLDS, AP Sports Writer

Thomas scores 42, lifts Celtics over Hawks 111-103 in Game 3

BOSTON (AP) — On the heels of slow starts and lackluster offensive efforts in their first two playoff games, the Celtics knew they would need to play like a desperate bunch in their Game 3 matchup with the Hawks.

  • Written by KYLE HIGHTOWER, AP Sports Writer