National Basketball Association Playoff Game Capsules
Miami, FL (Sports Network) – Dwyane Wade scored 31 points with 15 assists, and
the Miami Heat won their sixth straight playoff game with a 108-102 victory
over the Washington Wizards in Game 2 of their Eastern Conference semifinal
series. Wade became the first player in franchise history to score at least
30 points with at least 15 assists in a playoff game. He ended 10-of-15
shooting for the Heat, who can take a 3-0 lead in this best-of-seven series
when the teams meet for Game 3 in Washington on Thursday. Eddie Jones added
21 points in the win, including 15 on a career playoff-high five three-
pointers, and Shaquille O’Neal had 16 points and seven rebounds. Antawn
Jamison scored a career postseason-high 32 points to lead the Wizards, who
have lost 10 straight games to Miami — including all six this season.
Gilbert Arenas added 28 points and Larry Hughes had 15 in the loss, which
dropped Washington to 1-13 in its last 14 playoff games on the road.
Final Score: San Antonio 108, Seattle 91
San Antonio, TX (Sports Network) – Manu Ginobili finished with 28 points and
Tim Duncan posted 25 points and nine rebounds, as the San Antonio Spurs downed
the Seattle SuperSonics, 108-91, in Game 2 of the Western Conference
semifinals at the SBC Center. The Spurs have won the first two games of the
best-of-seven set and will try to take a 3-0 lead when the series shifts to
Seattle on Thursday. Tony Parker collected 22 points and seven assists for
San Antonio, which improved to 9-2 in its last 11 home playoff games. Ray
Allen was a game-time decision with an ankle injury for Seattle, but
started and scored a team-high 25 points. Allen suffered the ankle sprain in
the second quarter of Game 1 and left for the remainder of that contest.
Vladimir Radmanovic also suffered an ankle injury in the first game and was
forced to sit out Tuesday’s contest. Rashard Lewis netted 22 points for the
Sonics, while Antonio Daniels chipped in 16.