MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Minnesota Timberwolves were selling hope to their dwindling fan base in the form of three first-round picks in Thursday night's NBA draft.

BOSTON (AP) - It's looking a lot like 2008 again, with Paul Pierce carrying the Boston  Celtics to v ictory in the NBA finals and  leading them to the brink of yet another title.

MILWAUKEE (AP) - Hakim Warrick scored 10 of his 22 points in the fourth quarter and the Milwaukee Bucks held off the short-handed Miami Heat for a 95-84 win Saturday.

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Andrew Bogut put the Milwaukee Bucks in position to win and rookie guard Brandon Jennings finished off the Indiana Pacers.