A series-by-series look at the NBA's Eastern Conference playoffs:
Record: 57-25 (home 33-8; road 24-17)
Record: 44-38 (home 26-15; road 18-23)
Season series: Pistons 3-1.
Key stats: Kevin Love averaged 24 points on 51.1%...
It was quick and painless, pretty much the opposite of the Lakers' season.
They were up two at halftime and down a lot more than that by the time the fourth quarter ended with a 94-83 victory for the Toronto Raptors on Friday night at Air Canada Centre....
Mike D'Antoni has seen enough of big men setting career highs against the Lakers.
Pau Gasol, does he have your attention?
"In the paint, we're awful and we've got to get tougher," the Lakers' coach said before Tuesday's game against Phoenix....