The Pelicans made eight straight free throw attempts over the final 90 seconds to hold off a late charge by the Magic. Orlando used an 11-0 run to pull within 91-89 with 1:33 left.
Steph Curry tells reporters he's optimistic he will be able to return to the Warriors before the initial two-week timetable he was given after spraining his MCL.
Brendan Haywood says Luke Walton's record won't mean much to the Lakers' roster, but Walton can sell Los Angeles on Golden State's culture and winning mentality.
No one thought the Portland Trail Blazers would make it to the playoffs, much less the conference semifinals. That's perfectly fine for the upstart attitudes of Damian Lillard and his teammates.