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NBA Playoffs Results, Highlights: Raptors, 76ers ahead; Thunder Facial removal; Nuggets top Spurs in the crucial game 5



The NBA postseason rolls on Tuesday night with four chess games. It is very likely that three series could end when everything is said and done.

The Toronto Raptors began the evening by making an explanation for the rest of the Eastern Conference by leaping to a 16-point lead after a quarter and then they never looked back when Kawhi Leonard and Pascal Siakam in Game 5 scored Toronto's victory with a 1

15: 96 win for 51 points.

Later, the 76ers started with a 20-2 run-up to Nets. This turned out to be the entire pillow they needed, as Philadelphia did not feel threatened by Brooklyn during the night, as any Sixers player in action the night saw at least two points, with six players reaching the double-digit number, led by Joel Embiid's game-high 23 points and 13 rebounds.

In the third game of the night, the Denver Nuggets continued the blowout trend by shattering the San Antonio Spurs 108-90. Nikola Jokic went ahead and set up an almost triple-double with 16 points, 11 rebounds and eight assists. After dropping Game 1, the Nuggets are now battling for a 3-2 lead and can end Thursday night in San Antonio.

The night ends with the Oklahoma City Thunder trying to fend off the elimination in Game 5 of the series against the Portland Trail Blazers. The Thunder try to avoid being eliminated in the opening round of the playoffs for the third season in a row.

NBA playoff schedule for Tuesday, April 23

* All times Eastern

  • Toronto Raptors 115, Orlando Magic 96 (Box Score)
  • Philadelphia 76ers 122, Brooklyn Nets 100 (Box Score)
  • Denver Nuggets 108, San Antonio Spurs 90 (Box Score)
  • Oklahoma City Thunder at Portland Trail Blazers, 10:30 pm (GameTracker) – Television: TNT | Streaming: fuboTV (try it for free)

Lillard goes out in the first half

Damian Lillard was in the first half of game 5 against the thunder on automatic. The Trail Blazers' point guard scored a whopping 34 points in 24 minutes, taking 12 out of 18 out of the field. He set a new franchise record for half of points in a playoff game.

Murray Ups Clutch for Nuggets in Game 5

The Denver Nuggets are now a victory in entering the semifinals of the Western Conference, in part due to an impressive performance by Jamal Murray while the Guardian is carrying the statues stuffed for him team helps to lead them to a comfortable victory.

White turns to the rim

Derrick White had a spectacular series against the Nuggets and continued them in Game 5 with a massive spin move reverse layup.

Embiid dominates with double-double in just 20 minutes

Joel Embiid once again showed why he is one of the NBA's most dangerous players on Tuesday night, scoring a 23-high score with 13 rebounds in just 20 minutes of action ,

Leonard, Siakam are the forerunners for Raptors

As in the entire series, Kawhi Leonard and Pascal Siakam led the charge at both ends of the projectile to the Raptors as the two combined for 51 points and 13 rebounds, six assists, a steal and a blocked shot for Toronto's win (115: 96).

Embiid throws down the baseline slam

Ben Simmons showed his powerful court judgment against the Nets early on. At the start of the opening quarter, Simmons spotted Joel Embiid wide open and Embiid threw a simple one-handed slam strike.

Jokic moves to Shaq in postseason

Nikola Jokic had a brilliant start to his playoff career for the NBA points at 82 and 47 rebounds in his first four games. The only other player who released such numbers was Shaquille O'Neal in his first playoff run with the Orlando Magic.


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