INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Paul George wants to guard Atlanta's Jeff Teague tomorrow night. But how much time the Indiana All-Star spends on Teague is unclear. The Pacers need to make adjustments to salvage Game 2 before the series moves back to Atlanta for the next two games. Teague scored a playoff career-high 28 Saturday to give the Hawks a 1-0 lead in the first-round series.
CHICAGO (AP) - The Washington Wizards rallied from 13 down to beat the Chicago Bulls 102-93 in their playoff opener last night. John Wall scored 16 in his postseason debut. The Wizards cut a 13-point deficit to one in the third and trailed by three going into the fourth. They outscored Chicago 18-6 over the final six minutes to come out on top in their first playoff appearance since 2008.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - The Chicago White Sox snapped a four-game losing streak with a 16-2 victory yesterday over the Texas Rangers. The White Sox went ahead to stay with three unearned runs off Robbie Ross in the fifth. Ronald Belisario threw two scoreless innings before Andre Rienzo and Matt Lindstrom each worked an inning.
CHICAGO (AP) - Jay Bruce homered and doubled as the Cincinnati Reds beat the Chicago Cubs 8-2 yesterday. Homer Bailey pitched six scoreless innings at friendly Wrigley Field for his first win of the season. Cincinnati took two of three this weekend from the Cubs and has won 17 of its last 19 games at Wrigley Field.
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