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Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) drives the lane past Los Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul (3) and center Ryan Hollins (15) in the first half in game one during the first round of the 2014 NBA Playoffs at Staples Center on Apr 19, 2014 in Los Angeles, CA, USA. (Jayne Kamin-Oncea/USA TODAY Sports)

Warriors take Game 1 vs. Clippers

Guard Klay Thompson scored 22 points and forward David Lee added 20 points and 13 rebounds, and the Golden State Warriors surprised the Los Angeles Clippers with a 109-105 victory in the opening round of the Western Conference quarterfinals Saturday before a sellout crowd of 19,339 at Staples Center

Raptors' DeMar DeRozan drives against Brooklyn Nets' Shaun Livingston in Game 1 of their playoff series on April 19. (Veronica Henri, Toronto Sun)

DeRozan doesn't get it done

In the uncomfortable silence of the losing locker room, DeMar DeRozan sat slumped in his chair, still dressed in his uniform, not moving, staring at a post-game statistics sheet.

Kevin Martin announced his retirement as a competitive curler Friday night. He's moving on to the next phase of his career as a curling commentator for Sportsnet (Vince Burke, QMI Agency).

Kevin Martin retires

Kevin Martin was the kind of guy who marched to his own drummer. So, when he announced his retirement as a competitive curler late Friday afternoon, it was done in typical enigmatic fashion.