SUNDAY DRIVER As Celtics forward Paul Pierce lay on the hardwood, Heat guard Dwyane Wade drove upcourt during Game 1 of their second-round Eastern Conference playoff series in Miami on Sunday. The Heat won 99--90 as Wade scored a game-high 38 points, and Pierce was ejected with seven minutes left after being assessed his second technical foul. Game 2 was scheduled for Tuesday in Miami.
PHOTOPhotograph by David E. Klutho
EVERYBODY SHOVES RAYMOND Canucks forward Mason Raymond slid into the net on his back after colliding with Predators defenseman Kevin Klein (8) during Game 2 of their Western Conference semifinal playoff series in Vancouver last Saturday. Nashville forward Joel Ward (29) also went down on the play. The Predators won the game 2--1 in the second overtime to tie the series 1--1. Game 3 was scheduled for Tuesday in Nashville.
PHOTOPhotograph by Heinz Kluetmeier
STRETCH RUN Hurdlers photographed with a digital scan Lynx finish-line camera appeared to have elongated bodies as they competed in the men's 110-meter hurdles at the Penn Relays in Philadelphia last Saturday. The hurdlers were, from left: Jarret Eaton, who finished first in a time of 13.63 seconds; Tyrell Ross (second, 13.93); Dior Lowery (fifth, 14.56); and Naithan Scott (fourth, 14.51).