OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) – Harrison Barnes finished with 26 points and 10 rebounds as the Golden State Warriors rallied for a 97-87 win against San Antonio, tying the Western Conference semifinal series at two games apiece. Jarrett Jack came off the bench to added 24 points and Stephen Curry had 22 for the Warriors, who trailed by eight with five minutes left in regulation. Tim Duncan had 19 points and 15 rebounds for the Spurs, who host Game 5 on Tuesday.
CHICAGO (AP) – The NBA has fined Chicago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau (THIH’-buh-doh) $35,000 for comments he made about the officiating following Friday’s loss to the Miami Heat in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinals. Thibodeau was upset that Nazr Mohammed got ejected for shoving LeBron James to the floor and accused the Heat’s superstar of flopping. He also said calls weren’t going to go the Bulls’ way.
UNDATED (AP) – The Toronto Maple Leafs and New York Rangers have forced Game 7s in their respective Eastern Conference quarterfinals series. James Reimer stopped 29 shots and carried a shutout into the final minute of the Leafs’ 2-1 win over Boston after HenrikLundqvist made 27 saves in the Rangers’ 1-0 shutout of Washington. Detroit moved into the Western Conference semifinals as Henrik Zetterberg and Valteri Filppula (val-TEHR’-ee FIHL’-puh-luh) each notched a goal and an assist in the Red Wings’ 3-2 win over Anaheim in Game 7.
HOUSTON (AP) – The Houston Astros have designated Philip Humber for assignment, one year after tossing the 21st perfect game in major league history. Humber is 0-8 with a 9.59 after surrendering five runs in just 2/3s of an inning against Texas on Saturday.
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) – Tiger Woods closed with a 2-under-par 70 to win The Players Championship at 13-under, two strokes ahead of Kevin Streelman, Swedish rookie David Lingmerth and Jeff Maggert. Woods was in the scoring trailer when Lingmerth missed a long birdie try that would have forced a playoff. Woods now has 78 career PGA victories after claiming his first Players Championship title in a dozen years.