MIAMI (AP) — The Miami heat are headed to the the Eastern Conference semifinals. Miami sent the Hawks packing with a 97-84 win. Victor Oladipo scored 23 points, Bam Adebayo added 20 points and 11 rebounds. Miami got the series-clincher without Jimmy Butler and Kyle Lowry, both of whom sat out with injuries. Trae Young’s rough series for Atlanta remained that way: He finished 2 for 12 from the floor, scoring just 11 points.

MEMPHIS (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies have grabbed a 3-2 lead in the first round of the NBA Western Conference series. The Grizzlies clawed their way back rom 11 points down in the fourth quarter to edge the Minnesota Timberwolves 111-109. Ja Morant scored on a layup with a second left. The NBA’s most improved player scored 18 in the fourth quarter and finished with 30 and had 13 rebounds and nine assists. Karl-Anthony Towns led the Timberwolves with 28 points.

PHOENIX (AP) — Mikal Bridges scored 31 points, Chris Paul added 22 points and 11 assists and the top-seeded Phoenix Suns beat the New Orleans Pelicans 112-97 to take a 3-2 lead in the Western Conference first-round series. The Suns never trailed but also never totally pulled away against the feisty Pelicans. Phoenix improved to 50-0 this season when leading after three quarters. Bridges closed the Suns’ scoring with two emphatic dunks in the final minute. Brandon Ingram scored 22 points to lead the Pelicans.