Damian Lillard sank a three-pointer on the buzzer to cap a 50-point display as the Portland Trail Blazers completed a late fightback to send Russell Westbrook and the Oklahoma City Thunder crashing out of the NBA playoffs on Tuesday.
Joel Embiid led the Philadelphia 76ers into the NBA Eastern Conference playoff semi-finals on Tuesday with 23 points in a 122-120 blowout against the Brooklyn Nets.
Kawhi Leonard scored 27 points as the Toronto Raptors powered into the NBA Eastern Conference playoff semi-finals with a 115-96 demolition of the Orlando Magic on Tuesday.
Brooklyn Nets forward Jared Dudley and Philadelphia 76ers swingman Jimmy Butler were each fined Sunday for their roles in an on-court incident during a playoff game in New York.
Brooklyn Nets general manager Sean Marks, who was the NBA's first New Zealand-born player, was suspended one game without pay Sunday for entering the referee locker room after a game.
"He's a nobody," Philadelphia 76ers big man Joel Embiid exclaimed about Brooklyn Nets' Jared Dudley after their 112-108 win on Sunday (Manila time) for the Game 4 of the Eastern Conference of NBA Playoffs.
Ben Simmons dominated on the inside and Tobias Harris fired away from the perimeter as the Philadelphia 76ers defeated the Brooklyn Nets 131-115 to take a 2-1 lead in their playoff series.
The Los Angeles Clippers delivered the biggest comeback in NBA playoff history Monday, rallying from a 31-point deficit for a shocking 135-131 win over the two-time defending champion Golden State Warriors.