NBA Conference Semifinals Highlights
Could we be seeing the same teams face off in the Finals?
*As of May 12 PHT
Yes, LeBron James is good, but have you met #PlayoffLeBron? James scored an impressive 39 points on 10 of 14 shooting in 36 minutes in Game 2 against the Toronto Raptors. He also hit four out of six 3-point attempts and got the foul line 21 times and made 15 of his free throws. What’s more? The man took over the number two spot on the all-time playoff points list with 5,777 points (Michael Jordan leads with 5,987). At the rate he’s going, it’s not impossible for The King to take over His Airness.
Cleveland Cavaliers advances to the Eastern Conference finals; good effort from the Toronto Raptors though
After finishing off a sweep of the Toronto Raptors in Game 4 (109-102) last week, the Cavs became the first team to advance to the conference finals in the East. But many agree that the Raptors did good to make it a close game even without Kyle Lowry.
Isaiah Thomas wins the game for his sister
Despite what Isaiah Thomas has gone through—the loss of his sister Chyna Thomas and a painful oral surgery—the Celtics point guard still killed it on the floor. Thomas scored a career-high 53 points and led the team to victory against the Wizards early in the series. “There was no way I couldn’t play on her birthday,” said Thomas in an interview. "I wanted to win for her.” As of this writing, Boston holds a 3-2 lead and will face Washington on May 12 (PST) for Game 6.
The Golden State Warriors are going to the Western Conference Finals
The Golden State Warriors came into Game 1 of their series against the Utah Jazz well rested and with enough energy to beat the team throughout Game 4. Led by Steph Curry, Kevin Durant and Draymond Green, the Warriors are set to face off against the San Antonio Spurs who eliminated the Houston Rockets in Game 6.
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