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Minnesota sweeps Phoenix, Knicks and Pacers a win away from the 2nd round in the NBA playoffs

Minnesota Timberwolves won 122-116 the 4th meeting of their 1st playoff round battle with the Phoenix Suns last night and reach the 2nd round in the Western Conference. In the other NBA game on West, Los Angeles Clippers regained home court advantage after defeating the Dallas Mavericks 116-111 at their own American Airlines Center and the series are now tied at 2-2. Kyrie Irving scored 40 points and Luca Doncic ended the night with a triple doulbe of 29/10/10 but James Harden and Paul George each dropped 33 points for the Clippers which was enough to secure the win.

In the Eastern NBA Conference, Jalen Brunson inspired the New York Knicks to the victory against the Philadelphia 76, errupting for 47 points and 10 assists in a 97-92 win. Indiana Pacers triumphed against Milwaukee Bucks and are now one step away from reaching the 2nd playoffs round. In the absence of both Bucks superstars Giannis Antetokounmpo and Damian Lillard, the Pacers had it relatively easy, winning with a 113:126 score.