SCOREBOARD
Wednesday, April 25
Golden State at Dallas (9:30 p.m. EDT). The Warriors have won six straight games overall against the top-seeded Mavericks.

STARS
Tuesday
- Chris Bosh, Raptors, had 25 points and 13 rebounds in Toronto's 89-83 win over New Jersey.
- Ben Gordon and Luol Deng, Bulls. Gordon scored 27 points and Luol Deng added 26 to lead Chicago over Miami 107-89.
- Leandro Barbosa, Suns, scored 26 to match a career playoff high for the second game in a row and give Phoenix a 126-98 win over the Los Angeles Lakers.

TWO EASY
The Suns ended a streak of five losses in Game 2s, including one at home against the Lakers a year ago by beating Los Angeles 126-98 Tuesday night.

TWO SOON
ins at home over Washington but lost the next four.

TIED UP
Raptors beat the New Jersey Nets 89-83 Tuesday night to even their first-round series at a game apiece.

SEATTLE CHANGE
Seattle SuperSonics owner Clay Bennett on Tuesday fired coach Bob Hill and removed Rick Sund as general manager following a 31-51 season that was Seattle's worst since finishing the 1985-86 season with an identical mark. Sund, with one-year remaining on his contract, will remain with the franchise as a consultant.

SPEAKING
``We got a better chance to get hit with lightning than to win the game,'' Golden State coach Don Nelson, whose Warriors upset Dallas 97-85 Sunday.

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