NBA playoffs: Boston does well; Timberwolves and Nuggets tied

Al Horford is a star

The Boston Celtics with Dominican Al Horford has the lead of the NBA Eastern Division playoffs after winning game 3 – 106 to 93. The series is now 2-1 in favor of Boston versus the Cleveland Cavaliers in the Eastern Conference semifinals matchup.

The other playoff that involves a Dominican player is that of the Minnesota Timberwolves versus the Denver Nuggets. The Timberwolves won the first two games in Denver, but then the Nuggets landed the next two games in Minneapolis, including the Sunday, 115-107 win. Karl Anthony Towns, a key Timberwolves player, is a member of the Dominican national basketball team.

The series continues with these games:
Monday, May 13
Game 4: Cavaliers vs. Celtics, 7 p.m., TNT

Tuesday, May 14
Game 5: Nuggets vs. Timberwolves, 10:30 p.m., TNT

Wednesday, May 15
Game 5: Celtics vs. Cavaliers, 7 p.m., TNT

Thursday, May 16
Game 6: Timberwolves vs. Nuggets, 8:30 p.m., ESPN/

Friday, May 17

Game 6: Cavaliers vs. Celtics, 7 p.m., TNT

Sunday, May 19
Game 7: Celtics vs. Cavaliers, TBD

Game 7: Nuggets vs. Timberwolves, TBD

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19 May 2024