As the stakes get higher in these NBA playoffs, LeBron James only seems to get better.
The Golden State Warriors moved to within one win of a trip to their first Western Conference finals since 1976, overcoming a slow start to rout the Memphis Grizzlies 98-78 on Wednesday for a 3-2 lead in their playoff series.
With its victory over Memphis, Golden State is only one game away from its first appearance in the conference finals in 40 years.
Stephen Curry turned in an MVP-worthy performance, Klay Thompson snapped out of his shooting funk and the Golden State Warriors rolled past the Memphis Grizzlies 98-78 on Wednesday night to take a 3-2 lead in their Western Conference semifinal series.
John Wall says he does not know if he’ll be able to play in Game 5 of the Wizards’ playoff series against the Hawks after working on his dribbling for the second straight day.
Horford scored 23 points, including a last-second layup, to lead the Hawks as they took a win over the Wizards and a three-games-to-two series lead.
Al Horford snatched away an offensive rebound and dropped in the winning basket with 1.9 seconds left after Dennis Schroder’s drive to the basket was blocked by John Wall, giving the top-seeded Atlanta Hawks an 82-81 victory over the Washington Wizards on Wednesday night and a 3-2 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinals.
Atlanta forward Al Horford fought off several Washington Wizards defenders to snatch an offensive rebound and scored on a put-back with one second remaining to give the Hawks a vital 82-81 win at Philips Arena on Wednesday.