2018 NBA Playoffs Live updates, schedule and results

Here are all the updates on the 2018 NBA Playoff games.

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The NBA Playoffs kicked off on Saturday, April 14 and the first round is scheduled to end on Sunday, April 29.

First-round series live scores

Eastern Conference

Toronto Raptors series tied 2-2 Washington Wizards

Boston Celtics series tied 2-2 Milwaukee Bucks

Philadelphia 76ers lead series 3-1 Miami Heat

Indiana Pacers series tied 2-2 Cleveland Cavaliers

Western Conference

Houston Rockets lead series 2-1 Minnesota Timberwolves

Golden State Warriors lead series 3-1 San Antonio Spurs

New Orleans Pelicans lead series 4-0 Portland Trail Blazers, Pelicans through to next round

Oklahoma City Thunder 1-2 Utah Jazz. Utah Jazz lead series

Sunday and Monday April 22&23

Lebron James scored scored 32 points along with 13 rebounds and seven assists as the Cleveland Cavaliers defeated Indiana Pacers 104-100 to win game four and tie the series 2-2.

The @cavs even the series 2-2, defeat @pacers 104-100! #NBAPlayoffs

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Bradley Beal was the star man for Washington Wizards as they defeated the Toronto Raptors 106-98 in game four to tie the series 2-2.

Beal registered 31 points, while teammates John Wall also contributed 27 points for the Wizards.

Golden State Warriors will have to wait till game five to qualify for the next round; San Antonio Spurs defeated the reigning champions 103-90 to close the lead to 3-1.

The @spurs (1-3) defeat the @warriors 103-90 in Game 4! #NBAPlayoffs

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Kevin Durant had 34 points, 10 rebounds and two assists but was not enough as LaMarcus Aldridge contributed a solid 22 points and 10 rebounds for the Spurs.

Rookie Donovan Mitchell contributed 22 points and 11 rebounds as the Utah Jazz defeated Oklahoma City Thunder 115-102 in game three to lead the series 2-1.

The Utah Jazz had a solid second and third quarter which eventually paid off with the score in the final quarter very close.

The @utahjazz take 2-1 series lead, defeat @okcthunder 115-102! #NBAPlayoffs

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The Minnesota Timberwolves closed the gap with Houston Rockets after a 121-105 victory in game three.

Jimmy Butler contributed a solid 28 points and 7 rebounds only bettered by James Harden who registered 29 points.

Thursday, April 19

Golden State Warriors defeated San Antonio Spurs 110 -97 in game three of their NBA Playoff series to take a 3-0 lead.

Kevin Durant recorded 26 points nine rebounds and six assists, with Klay Thompson also contributing a solid 19 points.

The Warriors are now one game away from sealing their place in the next round.

New Orleans Pelicans took a 3-0 series lead over Portland Trail Blazers after a 119-102 victory in game three.

Power forward Anthony Davis recorded 28 points and 11 rebounds as he lead the Pelicans within one game of qualifying for the next stage.

After defeat in game 2, the Philadelphia 76ers returned to winning ways as they defeated the Miami Heat 128-108 to take a 2-1 lead in the series.

Rookie Ben Simmons recorded 19 points and 12 rebounds to lead the 76ers to victory, but still, need two wins to qualify for the next round.

Wednesday, April 18

Cavaliers 100 Vs Pacer 97

LeBron James was the man again for Cleveland Cavaliers, scoring 46 points and adding 12 rebounds as they bounced back to draw level on Indiana Pacers in the Eastern Conference Play-Off series 1-1 with a 100-97 win.

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Kevin Love scored 15, but ended up injured.

Victor Oladipo scored 22 for the Pacers while Myles Turner scored 18.

Thunder 95 Vs Jazz 102

In other games, rookie Donovan Mitchell scored 28 points, 13 of those in the fourth quarter to help the Utah Jazz defeat the Oklahoma City Thunder and tie their Western Conference playoff series at one win game apiece.

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Russell Westbrook had 19 points, 13 assists and nine rebounds for the Thunder.

Rockets 102 Vs Timberwolves 82

Chris Paul scored 27 points in Houston as the Rockets cruise past Minnesota Timberwolves and take a 2-0 lead in the series.

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Gerald Green came off the bench to score 21 points.

Wednesday results

Rockets 102 Vs Timberwolves 82

Thunder 95 Vs Jazz 102

Cavaliers 100 Vs Pacer 97

2018 NBA Playoffs Game 2, Monday April 16 till Thursday April 19

Eastern Conference:

Toronto Raptors vs Washington Wizards, Raptors win 130-119

Boston Celtics vs Milwaukee Bucks, Celtics win 120-106

Philadelphia 76ers vs Miami Heat,  Heat win 113-103

 

Indiana Pacers vs Cleveland Cavaliers

Western Conference

Houston Rockets vs Minnesota Timberwolves, Rockets win 102 - 82

Golden State Warriors vs San Antonio Spurs , Warriors win 116-101

Portland Trail Blazers vs New Orleans Pelicans, Pelicans win 102 -111

Oklahoma City Thunder vs Utah Jazz, Jazz win 95 - 102

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2018 NBA Playoffs Game 1, Saturday April 14 till Monday April 16

Eastern Conference:

Toronto Raptors vs Washington Wizards, Raptors win 114-106

Boston Celtics vs Milwaukee Bucks, Celtics win 113 -107

Philadelphia 76ers vs Miami Heat, 76ers win 130-103

Indiana Pacers lead series vs Cleveland Cavaliers, Pacers win 98-80

The @pacers take 1-0 series lead with 98-80 victory over @cavs! #NBAPlayoffs

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Western Conference

Houston Rockets vs Minnesota Timberwolves, Rockets win 104-101

 

Golden State Warriors lead series vs San Antonio Spurs, Warriors win 113 -92

Portland Trail Blazers vs New Orleans Pelicans , Pelicans win 97-95

Oklahoma City Thunder lead series vs Utah Jazz, Thunder win 116-108

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