Kawhi Leonard hit a buzzer-beating two-pointer to lift the Toronto Raptors into the Eastern Conference finals and eliminate the Philadelphia 76ers in a down-to-the-wire game seven.
The Philadelphia 76ers bounced back from a 36-point reversal on Tuesday to tie their Eastern Conference semi-final series against Toronto Raptors 3-3.
The Toronto Raptors eased past the Philadelphia 76ers in a 125-89 triumph to take the upper hand in their Eastern Conference semi-final series.
Kawhi Leonard racked up 39 points – including a three-pointer with just over a minute left – as the Toronto Raptors levelled the Eastern Conference semi-final at 2-2.
The Portland Trail Blazers defeated the Denver Nuggets in quadruple overtime to earn a 2-1 lead in their Western Conference semi-final series.
The Portland Trail Blazers held off a late rally from the Denver Nuggets to triumph 97-90 and level their play-off series at one game apiece.
The Philadelphia 76ers held off a late surge by the Toronto Raptors to clinch a 94-89 victory and tie their Eastern Conference semi-final series at one game apiece.
The Denver Nuggets booked their place in the Western Conference semi-finals for the first time in 10 years with a 90-86 win over the San Antonio Spurs.
The San Antonio Spurs took their NBA play-off series against the Denver Nuggets to game seven with a 120-103 win on Thursday night despite 43 points from Nikola Jokic.
A buzzer-beating three-pointer from Damian Lillard earned the Portland Trail Blazers a place in the second round of the NBA play-offs as his side clinched a narrow 118-115 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder.