Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose, the former Most Valuable Player who hasn’t returned from a knee injury two months after doctors declared him fit, needs to get on the court and play, said the former trainer of Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant.
The Golden State Warriors held on to a big lead this time to end a 30-game losing streak in San Antonio and even their playoff series against the Spurs, while the Miami Heat had a record-setting win to tie their series with the Chicago Bulls.
The San Antonio Spurs rallied from a 16-point deficit in the closing minutes of the fourth quarter and then needed two overtimes to beat the Golden State Warriors 129-127 in the opening game of their National Basketball Association second-round playoff series.
The Golden State Warriors became the first National Basketball Association team this postseason to wrap up a playoff series at home, and the Brooklyn Nets won on the road to force a decisive Game 7 tomorrow against Chicago.
The Los Angeles Clippers beat the Memphis Grizzlies 93-91 for a second straight win in their National Basketball Association playoff series as Chris Paul hit a driving bank shot with a tenth of a second remaining.