Tim Duncan scored six of his 17 points in overtime and the San Antonio Spurs won 93-89 after blowing a 13-point fourth-quarter lead to take a two-games-to- none lead in their National Basketball Association playoff series against the Memphis Grizzlies.
For Carmelo Anthony, patience was the key as he shook off a postseason shooting slump and led the New York Knicks to a 105-79 win against the Indiana Pacers that tied their National Basketball Association series at one game apiece.
The Denver Nuggets responded to the threat of elimination in the first round of the National Basketball Association playoffs for a ninth time in 10 years with a 107-100 home win against the Golden State Warriors.
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.
The Denver Nuggets defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder to avoid being swept out of the National Basketball Association playoffs. The top-seeded San Antonio Spurs moved to the verge of elimination with a third loss to the Memphis Grizzlies.