Clippers, Celtics restore series leads in NBA play-offs

The Milwaukee Bucks avoided a shock series sweep against the Miami Heat in their Eastern Conference semi-final, but they will need another win on Tuesday to stay alive in a series Miami lead 3-1. The Bucks could be without star Giannis Antetokounmpo (ankle).

Clippers beat Mavs to take 2-1 lead; Doncic injures ankle

The Clippers had been in control for a while by then, using a team-record, 45-point second quarter to build a big lead. And when Dallas cut it to eight midway through the fourth quarter, Leonard responded with a 3-pointer and left-handed dunk on consecutive Clippers possessions to restore a comfortable lead.

Raptors force Game 7 against Celtics, Clippers take 3-1 lead

LeBron and Davis star as Lakers level series, Bucks stay alive in NBA playoffs

Three takeaways from Boston dominating Toronto in Game 5

Fred VanVleet was funneled into waiting defenders in the lane and couldn’t hit shots or find passing lanes. It was too late in the game when Toronto started running P&R sets for Pascal Siakam. But whatever Toronto went to, Boston smothered it. It threw the Raptors off their game.

Doncic hits long 3 at OT buzzer to lift Mavs past Clippers

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Luka Doncic hit a deep, step-back 3-pointer at the buzzer to cap a triple-double on a sprained ankle and the short-handed Dallas Mavericks beat the the Los Angeles Clippers 135-133 in overtime Sunday to even the playoff series at two games apiece.

Boston Celtics eliminate NBA champions Raptors in Game 7, Nuggets reduce deficit

Nash excited to work with Durant and Irving as Nets coach hails star duo

Toronto’s Pascal Siakam: ‘I take a lot of the blame’

In seven games against Boston he averaged 14.9 points a game (down from 22.9 during the regular season), he shot 38.2% overall (45.3%) and 12.5% from three (35.9%). With gutty but undersized playmaking guards in Kyle Lowry and Fred VanVleet, Toronto needed someone who could create their own shot and shoot over the top of […]

For the first time ever, Patrick McCaw has lost a playoff series

Which is insane to say for a guy who has played in fewer than 200 NBA games over four seasons and has been on the court for 245 total minutes of playoff basketball (Jayson Tatum played more than that in his last series). But if you follow the arc of McCaw’s career, as Austin63867 did […]