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The Memphis Grizzlies are almost reunited to draw another upset over Utah. Jazz on Saturday Night
In the end, the run was only short-lived.
The Grizzlies fell to the top of Utah 121-111 in Game 3 of the FedEx Forum semi-final series, giving the Jazz a 2-1 series lead.
Utah made a quick start, taking an 11-point lead at halftime. without ever being behind throughout the first three quarters That’s when the Grizzlies moved. Memphis opened the fourth quarter with a quick 13-2 run — capped by Grayson Allen’s 3-pointer — to tie the game up for the first time since the start of the game.
Ja Morant scored two free kicks and a flyby minutes later to give them the lead in the first game.
But that’s when the run died. Memphis scored just two points in its last 4:27 match, while Utah surged ahead to take a 10-point win and a slight series lead.
Morant led Memphis with 28 points and seven assists and Dillon Brooks added 27 points. Allen added 17 points off the bench while shooting 5-of-8 from. Curved back.
Donovan Mitchell led Utah with 29 points and five assists, and Mike Conley added 27 points with eight assists while shooting an impressive 7-for-10 from behind the curve.
The fourth game of the series is scheduled to premiere on Monday night.
The 76ers starters throttle the Wizards, leading 3-0.
The Philadelphia 76ers have just one game left to qualify for the next round.
The 76ers cruised to victory over the Washington Wizards 132-103 at Capital One Arena on Saturday night to lead a 3-0 series behind the monster night from Joel Embiid.
The 76ers made their debut almost immediately in Game 3 following a return. Philadelphia ran 18-2 halfway through the first quarter to take the lead over the bosses. And it never looked back
They claimed a 14-point lead at halftime and pushed to 23 points when finishing third on their way to a 29-point victory. They now lead a 3-0 series over the Wizards and have won their last two games. in series with two digits
Philadelphia’s starting five also had some nasty tears – one the Wizards seemed to have no answer for.
Embiid took the lead with a new career playoff high of 36 points while shooting 14 of 18 from the field. His night featured dunking monsters he threw in the second quarter as well.
Tobias Harris dropped 20 points with 13 rebounds and both Danny Green and Seth Curry scored 15. Ben Simmons started five with 14 points and nine. Assists as a team, they scored almost 59% off the pitch.
Russell Westbrook led Washington with 26 points, 12 rebounds, 10 assists and Bradley Beale added 25.
Game four of the series is scheduled for Monday night in Washington. A 3-0 lead put Philadelphia in a safe position as well. Because no team has returned from the 3-0 hole to win a series playoff title in NBA history.
“You won’t get anything until you win four points. So we weren’t as successful as we were concerned about,” Philadelphia team coach Dog Rivers told USA Today.
The Blazers dominate the Nuggets to win the Series 2-2.
With a great third-quarter performance, the Portland Trail Blazers linked their series to the Denver Nuggets.
The Blazers defeated the Nuggets 115-95 on Saturday night at Moda Center on Saturday night at Moda Center in the playoffs 2-2 after dropping two matches.
“Our start was really bad,” Nuggets coach Michael Malone told ESPN. that looks a little scared, plays softly … we have to go home much better.”
Both teams fit in the first two quarters in Portland. The Blazers, though, parted slightly in the final seconds of the first half to claim a 10-point lead at the break.
That’s when they set off.
Portland opened the third quarter in a massive 16-4 run, keeping the game wide open. It gave Denver just 19 points during that time as well — 10 coming in the final 3:45 of the quarter — to thwart a massive 27-point lead to fourth.
From there, the Blazers won by 20 points.
Nicola Yokic led the Nuggets with 16 points and 9 rebounds in the loss and Facundo Campazzo added 12 points. They are the only two starters for Denver to score. Double as a team, they only shot 34% off the pitch.
Norman Powell led Portland with 29 points while shooting 11 of 15 off the field. CJ McCollum finished with 21 points and Jusuf Nurkic added 17. Damian Lillard was just two of the rebounds of the Triple-Double As well as he added 10 points and 10 assistants.
Game 5 of the series is scheduled to premiere on Tuesday in Denver.
“There has to be urgency. Maybe this was a wake-up call for our starting group to play harder,” Malone told ESPN. “Good things happen when we play hard. And tonight we didn’t play anywhere close enough.”
The Bucks swept the Heat as the first team to move forward.
The Milwaukee Bucks had no interest in their first-round series with the Miami Heat being over-extended. The Bucks swept away on Saturday, beating the Heat 120-103 in Game 4.
Things didn’t look promising for Milwaukee early on. Heat showed signs of life leading the game by 7 points at halftime. But as the third quarter began, the Bucks looked like a completely different team. They scored better than Heat 63-39 in the second half to secure the victory and advance to the second round.
Giannis Antetokounmpo It’s a threat everywhere in court. He finished with a triple-double, adding 20 points, 12 rebounds and 15 assists, Chris Middleton, who set the tone for the series by hitting the in-game bell. First place added 20 points and 11 rebounds. The team also received excellent results from Bryn Forbes, who scored 7 of 14 shots from behind the curve to give the Bucks 22 points. However, Brooke Lopez led the team. game with 25 points
Bam Adebayo was ahead of the Heat with 20 points and 14 rebounds. Jimmy Butler struggled to find his rhythm more aggressively again, scoring just 4 of 15. floor and finish the game with 12 points.
Butler has expressed frustration with Heat throughout the season. But he was not responsible for the team’s biggest eruption on Saturday. During the off time, Udonis Haslem threw a chair while trying to make the team better.
With the win, the Bucks took revenge on Heat, which knocked Milwaukee out of the playoffs last season.
The Bucks will face the winners of the Brooklyn Nets and the Boston Celtics in the second round, with Brooklyn currently leading 2-1.
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