MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Heat are one game away from a trip to the Eastern Conference finals after topping the Philadelphia 76ers 120-85 last night. Jimmy Butler scored 23 points, and Max Strus added 19 points and 10 rebounds. Joel Embiid scored 17 points for fourth-seeded Philadelphia, which got 14 from James Harden and 12 from Tobias Harris. Game 6 is in Philadelphia Thursday.
PHOENIX (AP) — Devin Booker scored 28 points, Deandre Ayton added 20 and the Phoenix Suns beat the Dallas Mavericks 110-80 night to take a 3-2 lead in the Western Conference semifinals. The Suns used a huge third quarter to turn a tight game into a comfortable win. The Suns led 82-60 going into the fourth with Booker pouring in 12 points during the third. Dallas Luka Doncic finished with 28 points and 11 rebounds.