PHILADELPHIA (AP) — James Harden scored 31 points and the Philadelphia 76ers tied their Eastern Conference semifinal series at two games apiece by downing the Heat, 116-108. Joel Embiid had 24 points and 11 rebounds in his second game since missing the first two of the series with a fractured orbital bone and a mild concussion. Jimmy Butler scored 40 points and nearly willed Miami to victory, but the Heat missed 28 of 35 3-point attempts.
DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Mavericks have evened their Western Conferences semifinal series at two games apiece with a 111-101 win over the Phoenix Suns. Luka Doncic scored 26 points and helped Dallas shoot 20 of 44 from 3-point range. Dorian Finney-Smith delivered a playoff career-high 24 points on 8 of 12 from beyond the arc. Suns guard Chris Paul fouled out early in the fourth quarter, one game after committing seven turnovers.