Damian Lillard couldn’t believe when he got a clear look at the rim.
Monta Ellis is headed to his first Game 7, and DeJuan Blair gets a chance to play his old team in San Antonio one more time after all.
After an embarrassing turnover to end a loss to the Raptors in Game 5, the Nets backup center Andray Blatche bounced back to help them tie the series.
Deron Williams fought through pain to finish with 23 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists, helping the Nets avoid elimination with a 97-83 win against the Raptors.
Monta Ellis scored 12 of his 29 points to lead a fourth-quarter comeback as Dallas edged San Antonio. Portland held off Houston in Game 6 to advance to the Western Conference semifinals for the first time in 14 years.
Deron Williams had the Brooklyn Nets speeding toward a Game 7 when suddenly everything stopped.
Doc Rivers, the Clippers’ coach, has become the voice of the franchise, addressing employees on and off the court.
The level of uncertainty endured by Los Angeles Lakers fans over the past two wretched seasons shows no sign of ending with the search for a new head coach likely to take some time.