Raptors aim to tie East finals vs. Bucks

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(AP) -- TORONTO -- The game of adjustments will continue Tuesday night when the host Toronto Raptors try to even the best-of-seven Eastern Conference finals against the Milwaukee Bucks.

The Raptors showed a few new wrinkles Sunday night in Game 3 when they defeated the visiting Bucks 118-112 in double-overtime.

The Bucks, who lead the series 2-1, will try to have answers in Game 4.

Sharks without Pavelski for Game 6

ST. LOUIS (AP) San Jose Sharks captain Joe Pavelski is a last-minute scratch for Game 6 of the Western Conference final.

Pavelski absorbed a big hit by St. Louis Blues captain Alex Pietrangelo in the third period of Game 5. The center has four goals and five assists in 13 playoff games. (MORE)

Pats, Edelman agree to 2-year extension

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) A person familiar with the situation says the New England Patriots have reached an agreement on a two-year extension with receiver Julian Edelman.

The deal is worth $18 million and includes an $8 million signing bonus and $12 million in guaranteed money. (MORE)

Doncic, Young headline all-rookie team

NEW YORK (AP) With Dallas' Luka Doncic and Atlanta's Trae Young leading the way, the top five NBA draft picks from 2018 have been selected as the top five NBA rookies this season.

Doncic and Young were unanimous first-team selections for the NBA All-Rookie team, which was announced Tuesday. Phoenix's Deandre Ayton, Memphis' Jaren Jackson and Sacramento's Marvin Bagley III are also on the first team, which was chosen by 100 voters who cover the league. (MORE)

Pelicans' Griffin to meet with AD in LA

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Pelicans basketball operations chief David Griffin asserted Tuesday that luring new general manager Trajan Langdon away from a playoff team in Brooklyn is an example of positive momentum in New Orleans that should make Anthony Davis reconsider his trade request.

Griffin said he hopes to meet with Davis in Los Angeles, where Davis has an offseason home, around the time player agents are hosting workouts in southern California for clients that are eligible for the NBA's June 20 draft. (MORE)

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