LeBron James became the player with the most playoff victories in the history of the NBA League. He came in at 162 in the playoffs, beating Derek Fisher, who has 161. LeBron led the Los Angeles Lakers to a 112-102 ,2-1 victory in the Western Conference semifinal series against Houston with 36 points.
The Lakers were better in the second half, they won the third quarter with three, and the last segment with a 10 point advantage. The fourth match in the series is after two days. In addition, Anthony Davis with 26 and Rajon Rondo with 21 points also had a good match in the winning team. In Houston, the Harden-Westbrook tandem was up to the task. Harden scored 33 points and Westbrook 30 points.
For the first time since 2014, Miami secured a place in the Eastern Conference finals. The Florida team eliminated the best team in the East in the regular season, Milwaukee winning the semifinals convincingly 4-1 in wins. The decisive triumph came to Miami with 103-93 in a duel in which Milwaukee was without the injured Giannis Antetokounmpo.
Milwaukee entered the game well, won the opening quarter with an 11-point lead (29-18), but Miami retaliated by making a 15-point difference in the second segment (18-33), took control of the result and did not miss the positive until the end of the meeting.
Chris Middleton scored 23 points, and Goran Dragic and Jimmy Butler with 17 points each were the leaders in the triumph of Miami, which in the conference finals will meet the winner of the semifinals between Boston and Toronto, in which the Celtics currently lead 3-2. .