The NBA playoff was amazing as we saw actions in both Eastern and Western conferences.The Golden State Warriors and the Houston Rockets got the better of their opponents Portland Trail Blazers and OKC in the West respectively ,while the Washington Wizards hunt down wings of Atlanta Hawks in the East.
Warriors blaze down the Blazers
The Golden State Warriors lead the series 2-0 against Portland trail Blazers in the first-round playoff series winning 110-81. Stephen Curry led the scorers chart with 19 points, six rebounds, six assists and four steals followed by Klay Thompson 16 points, JaVale McGee 15 points and five rebounds, while Draymond Green finished with a 12-rebound, 10-assist double-double.
Maurice Harkless led the Blazers with 15 points and eight rebounds, Damian Lillard had 12 points and four rebounds, CJ McCollum 11 points and five rebounds, and Nigerian forward Al-Farouq Aminu nine points and seven rebounds.
Thunders fail to strike the Rockets down
The Houston Rockets aimed their missile well against the OKC as they won 115-111 with James Harden’s led the scorers sheet with 35 points, four rebounds and eight assists, Eric Gordon had 22 points and four rebounds, Lou Williams 21 points and Patrick Beverly ended the game with 15 points, six rebounds and four assists.
Russell Westbrook still shone despite the defeat, as he had the first 50-point triple-double in NBA history (51 points, 10 rebounds, 13 assists), Andre Roberson 12 points and eight rebounds, Nigerian-American guard Victor Oladipo 11 points and nine rebounds, while Doug McDermott contributed 11 points.
Wizards clip wings Hawks
The Washington Wizards lead the series 2-0 against the Atlanta Hawks by beating them 109-101. John Wall had 32 points, five rebounds and nine assists, Bradley Beal 31 points, Marcin Gortat a 14-point, 10-rebound double-double, and Brandon Jennings finished with 10 points and four rebounds.
The Hawks were led by Paul Millsap with a 27-point, 10-rebound double-double, Gambian-German guard Dennis Schroder had 23 points, four rebounds and six assists, Tim Hardaway Jr 19 points, and Taurean Prince ended the game with 12 points and four rebounds.