NBA PLAYOFFS: Robinson, Bulls stun Heat in Game 1
Nate Robinson scored 27 points, Jimmy Butler added 21 points and 14 rebounds while playing every second for the third straight game, and the Chicago Bulls stunned the Miami Heat 93-86 on Monday night to take Game 1 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series.
Trailing 86-83 with 2 minutes left, the Bulls scored the final 10 points of the game to beat the Heat once again.
Joakim Noah added 13 points, Taj Gibson had 12 and Marco Belinelli added 10 for Chicago, which handed the Heat their first loss in their last 13 games.
LeBron James scored 24 points for Miami.
Game 2 is Wednesday night in Miami.
Spurs 129, Warriors 127, 2 OT: Manu Ginobili’s 3-pointer from the wing with 1.2 seconds left in double overtime lifted San Antonio to a thrilling victory over Golden State in Game 1 of their Western Conference second round series Monday night.
Stephen Curry scored 44 points for the Warriors.
The Spurs trailed by 16 points with 4 minutes left in regulation before going on an 18-2 run to close the fourth quarter and force overtime.
They trailed 127-126 with 3.9 seconds left in the second overtime before Ginobili hit his 3-pointer off a cross-court inbounds pass from Kawhi Leonard.
Golden State had one final chance but Jarrett Jack’s 3-pointer from the top of the key was off.