Toronto and Utah have their ticket for the second round of the playoffs in the NBA bite. Cleveland and Indiana are fighting a seventh duel.
Toronto took the Friday night with 92-102 in Washington, and notched a decisive fourth victory against the Wizards. Kyle Lowry led the Raptors with 24 points to the victory. The title of topschutter had to be at home player Bradley Beal (32 points).
In the semi-finals of the Eastern Conference plays Toronto, the number 1 in the regular season in the east, Cleveland, or Indiana. The Cavaliers of LeBron James received Friday night a suit for the pants in Indianapolis. The Pacers won, with Victor Oladipo in a made (28 pts, 13 rbs, 10 ass), 121-87, and brought the stand so at 3-3. James made 22 points. The decisive seventh duel is Sunday night in Cleveland played.
In the Western Conference placed Utah for the next round at the expense of Oklahoma City. The Jazz won, under the impulse of Donovan Mitchell (38 pts), in own home with 96-91 and brought the stand so at 4-2. Russell Westbrook, the star of the Thunder, gleamed one last time this season with 46 points.
Utah takes it in the semi-finals in the west against Houston. The Rockets won previously with 4-1 Minnesota.