Playoffs: Clippers respond, Thunder in trouble and Wizards advance

Game 5: Warriors vs. Clippers

The Los Angeles Clippers responded to Donald Sterling's banishment from the league and everything the Golden State Warriors threw at them to emerge victorious 113-103 last night at The Staples Center.

DeAndre Jordan had a monster game with 25 points, 18 rebounds and four blocked shots on 8-10 shooting.

This comes on the heels of a zero point no show from Jordan in the Clippers Game 4 loss.

Golden State did everything they needed to in the fourth quarter to get back in the game scoring 31 points. The only problem was the Clips always had an answer and dropped 36 themselves in the period.

The Splash Brothers combined for 38 points for the Warriors on 7-14 from deep.

Game 6 takes place Thursday @ 10:30 E.T. in the Bay Area.

Game 5: Grizzlies vs. Thunder

The Grizzlies and Thunder played an unprecedented fourth straight overtime playoff game with Memphis outlasting OKC 100-99 to take a 3-2 lead in the series.

Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook collectively struggled again shooting a combined 20-55 for the game.

Double double machine Zach Randolph paced the Grizzlies with 20 and 10.

The Thunder face a must win on the road Thursday at 8 p.m. E.T.

Game 5: Bulls vs. Wizards

The Washington Wizards survived a slugfest with the Chicago Bulls winning 75-69 and moving on to the second round yesterday in Washington.

John Wall was the high point of the Wizards offense scoring 24 on just 7-19 shooting.

As a team Washington shot just over 40% for the game. The Bulls were an anemic 33.3% for the contest.

The Wizards now await the winner of the Atlanta Hawks vs. Indiana Pacers series.

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