Wednesday, April 19, 2017

NBA Playoffs: Wizards, Rockets, Warriors Extend Respective Series Leads To 2-0John Wall scored

Three games were played on Wednesday as the NBA Playoffs continued.


At Washington:

John Wall scored 32 points and Bradley Beal added 31 as the duo scored 20 of their team's last 21 points as the Washington Wizards extended their conference quarterfinal series lead over the Atlanta Hawks 109-101 at home in game two for a two-games-to-none advantage.

Paul Millsap scored 27 points (to go with his ten rebounds) while Dennis Schroder added 23 to pace the Hawks.


At Houston:

James Harden scored 35 points as the Houston Rockets came from behind to upend the visiting Oklahoma City Thunder 115-111 despite another triple-double from the guests' Russell Westbrook (51 points---a franchise single-game playoff record---13 assists, and 10 rebounds).  The Rockets stretched their opening-round series lead to two games to none.

At Oakland, California:

Stephen Curry scored 19 points as the Golden State Warriors, sans the injured Kevin Durant, still manhandled the visiting Portland Trail Blazers 110-81 in game two of their conference quarterfinal series, which they now lead two games to none.

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