Hopkins wins split decision over Shumenov

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Bernard Hopkins made some more boxing history, and did it in rather easy fashion....

Raptors GM Ujiri uses profanity about Nets

TORONTO (AP) -- Raptors general manager Masai Ujiri let loose a profanity about the Brooklyn Nets during a pregame address meant to pump up a group of fans outside Air Canada Centre before Saturday's opening game of the NBA playoffs....

Williams scores 24 as Nets beat Raptors 94-87

TORONTO (AP) -- The Brooklyn Nets made a case for the important of playoff experience in their opening victory over the Toronto Raptors....

Williams scores 24 as Nets beat Raptors 94-87

TORONTO (AP) -- Deron Williams and Joe Johnson each scored 24 points, Paul Pierce scored nine of his 15 points in the final quarter and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Toronto Raptors 94-87 Saturday in Game 1 of their first round playoff series....

Raptors GM Ujiri uses profanity about Brooklyn

TORONTO (AP) -- Raptors general manager Masai Ujiri let loose a profanity during a pregame address meant to pump up a group of Raptors fans outside Air Canada Centre before Saturday's opening game of the NBA playoffs....

Raptors GM Ujiri uses profanity about Brooklyn

TORONTO (AP) -- Raptors general manager Masai Ujiri let loose a profanity during a pregame address meant to pump up a group of Raptors fans outside Air Canada Centre before Saturday's opening game of the NBA playoffs....

Lillard looks to first postseason with Portland

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Trail Blazers coach Terry Stotts expects guard Damian Lillard to make a quick adjustment to playoff basketball....

Detroit gains home-ice advantage, tops Boston 1-0

BOSTON (AP) -- At one end of the ice, Jimmy Howard made his best save of the game. At the other, Pavel Datsyuk scored the only goal....

Datsyuk's late goal lifts Detroit over Boston 1-0

BOSTON (AP) -- The Boston Bruins worked all season to get home-ice advantage throughout the playoffs....

Mets trade 1B Ike Davis to Pirates

NEW YORK (AP) -- The New York Mets traded slumping first baseman Ike Davis to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday night, parting ways with a power hitter who proved to be too inconsistent at the plate....