Portland mounted a late comeback to force overtime against the Rockets, where they prevailed 122-120 to take Game 1.
Dwyane Wade looked healthy and in vintage form as the Heat handled the Bobcats 99-88 in Game 1.
The Spurs rallied late for a 90-85 home victory over the Mavericks to take a 1-0 series lead.
Winless at MSG since 2011, the Flyers pulled out a 4-2 victory over the Rangers to even the series 1-1.
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The Heat were held in check by the Bobcats early, but the champs eventually turned their game around for a 99-88 win.
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The top-seeded Spurs needed a 15-0 run in the fourth quarter to take care of the pesky Mavericks 90-85 in San Antonio.
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Dallas is giving the top-seeded Spurs all they can handle in the first game of the West rivals' series in San Antonio.
The young Warriors were the ones making veteran moves, as Golden State topped the Clippers, 109-105.
The Bobcats surprised this season while the Heat slumped late, but don't expect any miracles in their first-round series.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- New York Yankees right-hander Ivan Nova has a partial tear of the ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow and was placed on the 15-day disabled list Sunday.
The Spurs and Mavericks were rivals once. Now, Dallas might struggle to keep up with San Antonio.