The 2017 National Basketball Association Playoffs commenced on Saturday with four games.
All series throughout are best four of seven.
LeBron James scored 32 points and dished out 13 assists as the Cleveland Cavaliers escaped with a conference-quarterfinal series-opening 109-108 home victory over the Indiana Pacers.
Kyrie Irving added 23 points to the Cavaliers' coffers.
Paul George topped the Pacers with 29 points.
Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 28 points and paced the Milwaukee Bucks to an opening-round series-opening 97-83 road victory over the Toronto Raptors.
Demar DeRozan topped the Raptors with 27 points.
At San Antonio, Texas:
Kawhi Leonard scored 32 points while LaMarcus Aldridge added 20 as the San Antonio Spurs dominated the visiting Memphis Grizzlies 111-82 in game one of their conference quarterfinal series.
Marc Gasol paced the Grizzlies with 32 points.
At Los Angeles:
Joe Johnson, who scored 21 points, delivered the game-winning bucket as time expired, lifting the Utah Jazz to a 97-95 road win over the Los Angeles Clippers in the opening contest of their first-round series, despite losing the services of Ruby Gobert 17 seconds into the contest.
Blake Griffin scored 26 points while Chris Paul added 25 to pace the Clippers.