1 Pacers at 8 Hawks
Score: Pacers 95, Hawks 88
Series Score: Pacers 3, Hawks 3
Key Moment: After the Hawks took a 84-79 lead the Pacers were in trouble. But when in doubt, they can always count on David West. The power forward led a 16-4 run for the Pacers and Indiana wins it 95-88.
Quote: “He’s our rock,” Indiana coach Frank Vogel said. “There’s no other way to put it.”
2 Thunder at 7 Grizzlies
Score: Thunder 104, Grizzlies 84
Series Score: Thunder 3, Grizzlies 3
Key Moment: The OKC newspaper called KD “Mr. Unreliable” yesterday. Then he came out and scored 36 points, carrying the Thunder to the win.
Quote: “We needed to win this game,” Durant said. “That’s more motivation than anything, so our team responded. We’ve got to do an even better job in Game 7.”
3 Clippers at 6 Warriors
Score: Warriors 100, Clippers 99
Series Score: Warriors 3, Clippers 3
Key Moment: Harrison Barnes hit a 3 with 1.1 seconds left to trim the lead to 1 but at that point there was just not enough time and Golden State forces a game 7.
Quote: “It’s exciting. A lot of guys in the locker room haven’t been in a Game 7,” said Stephen Curry
3 Raptors at 6 Nets
Score: Nets 97, Raptors 83
Series Score: Nets 3, Raptors 3
Key Player: Deron Williams (23 Pts, 5 Reb, 4 Ast, 2 Stl)
Quote: “I think that just shows leadership and toughness, and that’s what he did tonight for us,” Nets coach Jason Kidd said.
1 Spurs at 8 Mavericks
Score: Mavericks 113, Spurs 111
Series Score: Mavericks 3, Spurs 3
Key Moment: After coming back from down 6 in the final minute Patty Mills’ shot fell short at the buzzer for San Antonio
Quote: “Put all of our chips on the table and see what happens,” said Monta Ellis
4 Rockets at 5 Trail Blazers
Score: Trail Blazers 99, Rockets 98
Series Score: Trail Blazers 4, Rockets 2
SERIES WINNER: TRAIL BLAZERS!
Key Moment: Damian Lillard hit an incredible buzzer-beater three to win it for the Blazers. Sending the Rockets packing and catapulting Portland into the second round.