Ellis' leg injury has Mavericks worried

That thud heard in the visitor's locker room was the hearts of the Dallas Mavericks players and coaching staff hitting the concrete surface on the suspense surrounding an injury to the lower right leg of shooting guard Monta Ellis.

Ellis suffered...

Clippers trounce lowly Sixers, 119-98

PHILADELPHIA -- It was a locker room devoid of champagne, commemorative T-shirts or even congratulatory chatter, the Los Angeles Clippers acting as if they had done nothing more than log a late-season victory over one of the worst teams in the NBA...

Raptors top Lakers, 94-83

TORONTO -- It was quick and painless, pretty much the opposite of the Los Angeles Lakers' dreary season.

They were up two at halftime and down a lot more than that when the game ended with a 94-83 Toronto Raptors victory Friday.

Nine players ...

Hawks knock off struggling Heat, 99-86

If the reality of finishing at No. 7 in the Eastern Conference is facing LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers in the first round of the playoffs, the option at No. 8 is even less of a bargain for the Miami Heat.

The Atlanta Hawks moved closer...