NBA Playoffs Round 1: LeBron inspires Lakers to win over Grizzlies as Miami defeat Bucks
Timberwolves stay alive in series with Nuggets
LeBron James delivered an inspired performance for the Los Angeles Lakers in their 117-111 OT win over the Memphis Grizzlies as they took a 3-1 lead in the series. The 38-year-old recorded 22 points and 20 rebounds for his side, and Austin Reaves scored 23 points. Desmond Bane led all scorers in the game with 36 points for the Grizzlies.
Miami Heat took a 3-1 lead over the Milwaukee Bucks after a 119-114 win in Game 4. Jimmy Butler scored 56 points and Bam Adebayo contributed 15 points in the game for the Heat. Giannis Antetokounmpo recorded a triple-double of 26 points, ten rebounds and 13 assists for the Bucks.
Minnesota Timberwolves picked up a 114-108 win over the Denver Nuggets to pick up their first win of the series and make it 3-1. Anthony Edwards led the scoring with 34 points and Karl-Anthony Towns scored 17 points and 11 rebounds. Nikola Jokic had 43 points and 11 rebounds for the Nuggets in the game.