Pacers on brink, Charlotte is done and Spurs step up: Playoff roundup

Playoff Roundup

Game 5: Atlanta at Indiana

The Atlanta Hawks have put Indiana's backs against the wall with their 107-97 drubbing of the Pacers last night at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. At one point Atlanta was up 30 points in the game on the back of a 41 point second quarter.

Mike Scott posted 17 in this quarter including five three pointers according to
After the first, he bounced as he backed down court.

After the second, he trotted away and slapped his rear end as if he were a horse. (Giddy up!)

After the third, he shook his head widely side to side as if not even he could believe the fortuitous bank.

After the fourth, he winked as he returned to the other end of the court.

Mike Scott made 3-pointers on four consecutive second-quarter possessions as the Atlanta Hawks celebrated early and survived late, ultimately beating the Indiana Pacers 107-97 Monday."

Scott averaged 9.6 points and 2 and a half threes per game in 2013-14. However, only shot the ball at a 31 percent clip from distance in the regular season.

Game 4: Miami at Charlotte

Kemba Walker had a team-high and playoff career-high 29 points on 11-for-15 shooting including making 4 of his 7 from behind the three point arc. Walker added five assists, five rebounds, three blocks and two steals.

Even so, Miami easily completed their sweep against the Bobcats behind 31 from LeBron.

Charlotte has never beaten the Heat, playoffs or regular season, in the "Big 3" era.

Game 5: San Antonio at Dallas

Boris Diaw stepped up big for San Antonio late and may have saved the Spurs season. San Antonio led by as many as twenty early in the third before a furious comeback by Dallas allowed the Mavericks to take the lead late in the fourth.

That is, until Diaw gave the Spurs a 90-87 lead on a three with just 32.7 seconds remaining as San Antonio held on 93-89.

The series heads back to San Antonio Wednesday night all knotted up @ 2.

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