with victory against Chicago Bulls and Denver Nuggets respectively, Milwaukee Bucks and Golden State Warriors Became the latest team to advance to the second round. Four semi-final places (three in the west and one in the east) still line up as of the win tonight Phoenix, Philadelphia and Dallas will cement their places in the next stage.
76ers @ Raptors (3-2): Starts 7:00 PM (ET)
A worrying time for 76ers fans is well aware that no team has ever lost a play-off series before. After leading 3-0 and Philly loyalists will want to avoid the embarrassment of being the first side to buck the trend as Game 6 takes us back to Toronto.
76ers’ problems get complicated Joel Embiid playing through a pain barrier suffering from a torn ligament in his thumb Game 3 onwards and showing a disappointing play-off from James Harden failing to score points as they face a solid defensive Raptors in what will be a packed Scotiabank Arena.
In Toronto, 2019 champions face Doc Rivers of Philly who won the 2008 title with Boston, But even without Fred VanVleet (strained hip), who is listed as a suspect for Game 6 for the Raptors, one can’t help but notice a significant pace shift in the series. can feel.
Sun @ Pelicans (3-2): Starts at 7:30 p.m. (ET)
For the first time in the whole season, Phoenix Sun The Chiefs of New Orleans showed signs of vulnerability and secured a semi-final spot-seeking victory. Monty Williams’ men have suffered the absence of Devin Booker was forced out of Game 1 with a hamstring injury and word on the road that the shooting guard might make a comeback if the series goes into the seventh game.
Mikel Bridges and Chris Paul were both leading men for Phoenix in Game 5, When the veteran reduced his career playoffs to four points in Game 4, he scored 22 with 11 assists in Game 5. Bridges put some pressure on Paul by adding five rebounds, a career-high four blocks and two steals.
for pelicans, Brandon Ingram remains a suspect after a Game 5 fall and the 24-year-old has been one of New Orleans’ star players Scored 16 of his 30 points in the third quarter in last Sunday’s win for the Pelicans at Smoothie King Arena.
Mavericks @ Jazz (3-2): Starting at 10:00 p.m. (ET)
Slovenian star return Luka Doncic has been instrumental in the change Dallas Mavericks‘ As luck would have it they look like determined favorites to advance against the Jazz. A dazzling Doncic performance on Monday took the Utah Jazz 102-77 to give Dallas a 3-2 lead in this first-round NBA playoff series.
The Mavericks will get their first chance to win this Western Conference playoff series tonight On the Jazz’s home court and once again near the Utah defense, their work would end, after Doncic, who missed the first three games of the series due to injury, finished the Utah defense with 33 points, 13 rebounds and 5 assists. Surprised with
jazz star, Donovan Mitchell Frustrated with 9 points with 4/15 off the ground and forced to leave the court four minutes before the end with a left foot injury, his team lost by 28 points. The 25-year-old offers some positive news for jazz fans saying he is fit and will play on Thursday What could be Utah’s last game of the season?