#Basketball

.New York, NY, USA
Kevin Durant played all 48 minutes against Milwaukee Bucks. (Photo credit: Twitter/NBA)

  • Kevin Durant produced 17 rebounds 10 assists, two blocks and three steals in the game
  • "Durant put on one of the greatest performances in NBA playoff history," Magic Johnson tweeted
  • The Conference semi-finals series stands at 3-2, favouring the Nets

.Atlanta, GA, USA
Atlanta Hawks player John Collins celebrates the victory in game 4 of NBA semifinals. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@ATLHawks)

  • Philadelphia 76ers were leading by 62-49 at the halftime mark
  • Trae Young top-scored for the  Hawks with 25 points, and also made 18 assists
  • For 76ers. Tobias Harris led the scoresheet with 20 points 

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Chris Paul and Devin Booker top-scored for the Phoenix Suns. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@Suns)

  • Phoenix Suns scored a 125-118 win over Denver Nuggets in the NBA semifinals 
  • For Phoenix Suns, Chris Paul scored 37 points
  • Denver Nuggets' Nikola Jokic was ejected in the middle of the game over a foul

.Brooklyn, NY, USA
Brooklyn Nets guard James Harden had missed 20 of 21 late-season contests due to the injury. (Photo credit: Twitter/JamesHarden)

  • Brooklyn Nets' James Harden has been sidelined with a right hamstring injury
  • Green's MRI showed that he suffered a right calf strain on Friday
  • Brooklyn and Philadelphia are leading 2-1 in their respective series

.Atlanta, GA, USA
Joel Embiid scored nine rebounds and eight assists against the Atlanta Hawks. (Photo credit: Twitter/JoelEmbiid)

  • Philadelphia 76ers defeated the Atlanta Hawks with a score of 127-111
  • Philadelphia's Tobias Harris scored 22 points and Ben Simmons tallied 18 points
  • The 76ers lead the series 2-1

.Brooklyn, NY, USA
Kevin Durant represents the Brooklyn Nets in NBA. (Photo credit: Instagram/KevinDurant)

  • Jay Williams claimed that Durant asked to not be compared with Giannis
  • Durant accused Jay Williams of making up stories
  •  "It was meant as a compliment for Kevin Durant," Williams responded on Thursday

.Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Utah Jazz and LA Clippers will play the second game of the semi finals series. (Photo credit: Twitter/VivintArena)

  • Utah Jazz won the series opener 112-109 
  • LA Clippers start with Reggie Jackson, Marcus Morris and Kawhi Leonard
  • The winner of the series will play the conference finals

.Phoenix, AZ, USA
Cameron Payne of Phoenix Suns celebrates with the fans in Tracking Stick Resort Arena on Thursday. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@Suns)

  • Suns won 123-98 over Nuggets on Thursday in the second game of the semifinal series
  • Suns' Chris Paul scored 17 points and handed out 15 assists
  • Devin Booker scored 18 points for Phoenix

.Brooklyn, NY, USA
James Harden is a 2018 NBA Most Valuable Player and a three-time league scoring champion. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@JHarden13)

  • James Harden will miss Thursday's third game with a strained hamstring
  • The Nets seized a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference series
  • Harden had missed 20 of 21 contests late in the season due

.Miami, FL, USA
LeBron James won the first two of his four career NBA titles in 2012 and 2013 while playing with Miami. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@NBAHistory)

  • Miami Heat president Pat Riley was fined $25,000 by the NBA on Wednesday
  • He violated the league's anti-tampering rules for comments made last Friday
  • Riley said he "would leave the key under the doormat" if LeBron said he was coming