MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies have forced a Game 6 in the NBA’s Western Conference semifinals by crushing the Golden State Warriors, 134-95. Memphis already had a 27-point halftime lead before outscoring Golden State, 42-17 in the third quarter. Jaren Jackson Jr., Desmond Bane and Tyus Jones each scored 21 points as the Grizzlies won with ease while playing without All-Star Ja Morant because of a knee injury.
BOSTON (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks have taken a three-games-to-two lead in the NBA’s Eastern Conference semifinals by erasing a 14-point deficit in the fourth quarter of Game 5. Bobby Portis made a putback off a missed free throw with 15 seconds left, moments before Jrue Holiday snuffed Marcus Smart’s attempt to tie it. Giannis Antetokounmpo poured in 40 points and had 11 rebounds for the Bucks