Klay Thompson scored 27 points and gave Golden State its first lead of the game against Portland on a 3-pointer with 5 minutes 33 seconds left.
The Thunder escaped from San Antonio with a 98-97 victory in an intense and highly entertaining game, evening the series at 1-1.
Miami’s Goran Dragic scored 26 points and Dwyane Wade had 7 of his 24 in overtime after a halfcourt shot by Toronto’s Kyle Lowry’s had tied the score at the buzzer.
The Golden State Warriors held the Portland Trail Blazers to three field goals over the final 8:58 of the game on Tuesday, rallying from an 11-point deficit to record a 110-99 victory in Game 2 of the Western Conference semi-finals.
Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue celebrated his 39th birthday on Tuesday and proudly showed off a few gray hairs — silvery-speckled souvenirs of job-related stress.
The defending champions mounted a remarkable comeback without MVP Stephen Curry.
Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra was impressed with his club’s mental toughness on Tuesday.
It only counts as one win, though the Miami Heat had to work twice as hard to get it.