Suns, Heat clinch easy wins for 3-2 series lead in NBA playoffs

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WASHINGTON, May 10 (Xinhua) -- The Phoenix Suns outscored by 19 points in the third quarter to ease past the Dallas Mavericks 110-80 at home for a 3-2 series edge in the best-of-seven NBA Western Conference semifinals on Tuesday.

Led by Devin Booker who finished with 28 points and seven rebounds, the Suns turned the game lopsided in the second half by blitzing a 19-4 run, leading the game 82-60 into the last period. Booker's teammate Deandre Ayton contributed 20 points and nine rebounds to the victory.

The Mavericks seemed shell-shocked and had 12 turnovers during the third quarter. Luka Doncic notched 28 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, while his teammate Jalen Brunson added 21 points in the defeat.

The Miami Heat is also one win away from a berth in the Eastern Conference finals after overwhelming the Philadelphia 76ers 120-85 to take a 3-2 series lead.

Led by Jimmy Butler's 23 points and nine rebounds, Miami finished with seven players in double figures and shot an incredible 53.6 percent from the floor.

Miami kept the Philadelphia stars Joel Embiid and James Harden in check, as they only scored 17 points and 14 points respectively. Philadelphia was down by 15 points into the fourth quarter, but they did not regroup and was dismantled by an 18-4 storm from their opponents. Enditem

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