SCOREBOARD
Wednesday, May 9
Golden State at Utah (9 p.m EDT). The Jazz beat the Warriors 116-112 in the opener of the Western Conference semifinals.

STAR
Tuesday
-LeBron James, Cavaliers, scored 25 of his 36 points in the second half and added 12 assists to lead Cleveland to a 102-92 victory over New Jersey.

OPENING STRONG
Cleveland beat the New Jersey Nets 102-92 on Tuesday night to open a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinals. The Cavaliers have never been up by two games in the semifinals.

SUNRISE
Phoenix blew out the San Antonio Spurs 101-81 on Tuesday night to even the best-of-seven series at a game apiece. The Suns beat the Spurs in a playoff game in Phoenix for the first time in five games dating to 2005.

ALL-ROOKIE TEAM
oaches. The second team included Utah's Paul Millsap, Charlotte's Adam Morrison, Chicago's Tyrus Thomas and Minnesota's Craig Smith. Boston's Rajon Rondo, Charlotte's Walter Hermann and New Jersey's Marcus Williams were tied for the final spot on the squad.

SPEAKING
``We took care of home. Now it's a challenge to go into the Meadowlands. We don't just want to win one.'' - LeBron James after leading Cleveland to a 102-92 victory and 2-0 series lead over New Jersey on Tuesday night.
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