Saying he felt the Miami Heat maybe got "home cooking," Indiana Pacers star Paul George cited officiating as a difference-maker in his team's Game 4 loss in the Eastern Conference finals, putting him at risk for drawing a fine from the NBA.
Lance Stephenson's Indiana Pacers teammates delivered some strong rebukes after his comments created a distraction for his team and may have given LeBron James extra motivation before a vital playoff game.
Jake Muzzin, Marian Gaborik and captain Dustin Brown scored in a dominant first period, and the Los Angeles Kings beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-2 Monday night to take a 3-1 lead in the Western Conference final.
LeBron James had 32 points and 10 rebounds, Chris Bosh added 25 points and the Miami Heat moved one win away from a return trip to the NBA Finals with a 102-90 win over the Indiana Pacers on Monday night.
Los Angeles Dodgers catcher A.J. Ellis sprained his right ankle while celebrating Josh Beckett's no-hitter and was put on the 15-day disabled list before the Dodgers game with the Cincinnati Reds on Monday.