The LeBron-led Cavs also faced the Celtics in 2010 only to be defeated 4–2, which led to James' arrival on the Heat. They were able to have a 13-point lead in the fourth. With the score tied at 98, Russell Westbrook committed a crucial turnover when he slipped and lost the ball. 76ers GC (1-8) faced Celtics Crossover Gaming (0-10) Thursday night in a battle between two struggling, proud franchises. This series marked the third straight year that the Heat and Celtics faced each other in the playoffs.

The Lakers were not able to respond as they watched the Thunder take the series, 4–1, to send the Lakers back home for the second straight season in the Conference Semifinals. Finals MVP: LeBron James (28.6 / 10.2 / 7.4) 2012 Playoff Leaders: PTS: LeBron James (697) TRB: LeBron James (224) AST: Rajon Rondo (227) WS: … 76ers vs. Celtics League Champion: Miami Heat.

Game 1 would be close, with the Thunder taking a 9-point lead going to the fourth, looking poised to give the Spurs their first loss of the postseason. Game 5 in Atlanta was a close one. Then, with the Clippers holding on to a 12-point lead with 9:39 to go in the 3rd, the Spurs unleashed a ferocious 24–0 run to take a 69–57 lead with 2 minutes to go in the 3rd.

Notably, before Game 4 had even been played, Jazz forward Al Jefferson commented that he didn't think any team would defeat the SpursThis was the fifth playoff meeting between these two teams, with the Jazz winning three of the first four meetings. Rondo flubs final shot as Sixers top Celts in OT Evan Turner had 26 points and 10 rebounds and Thaddeus Young added 17 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Philadelphia 76ers … Tucker made another key play with an offensive board, Radiant pumped a few times and put in the two-footer to extend the lead 76-72 with under 30 seconds remaining. Miami tried another comeback in the third and fourth quarters.

This led to the second overtime game of the series. James scored 40 in the game, to go along with 18 rebounds and 9 assists. All rights reserved. Here is what you need to know for Monday in the bubble.Rajon Rondo makes 19-foot jumper (Paul Pierce assists)Rajon Rondo makes 18-foot jumper (Chris Wilcox assists)Arnett Moultrie blocks Rajon Rondo 's 10-foot jumperPaul Pierce makes 26-foot three point jumper (Rajon Rondo assists)Paul Pierce makes driving layup (Rajon Rondo assists)Courtney Lee makes 23-foot three point jumper (Rajon Rondo assists)Paul Pierce makes 16-foot two point shot (Rajon Rondo assists)Kevin Garnett makes 19-foot jumper (Jason Terry assists)Paul Pierce makes 19-foot jumper (Rajon Rondo assists)Jeff Green makes two point shot (Rajon Rondo assists)Kevin Garnett makes two point shot (Rajon Rondo assists)Jason Terry makes 26-foot three point jumper (Paul Pierce assists)Jeff Green makes three point jumper (Rajon Rondo assists)Paul Pierce makes driving dunk (Courtney Lee assists)Kevin Garnett makes 14-foot jumper (Rajon Rondo assists)Jeff Green makes three point jumper (Rajon Rondo assists)Kevin Garnett makes 20-foot jumper (Paul Pierce assists)Kevin Garnett makes two point shot (Rajon Rondo assists)Jeff Green makes three point jumper (Paul Pierce assists)Jason Richardson makes 6-foot two point shot (Evan Turner assists)Thaddeus Young makes dunk (Jason Richardson assists)Jason Richardson makes two point shot (Evan Turner assists)Jrue Holiday makes 16-foot two point shot (Jason Richardson assists)Jason Richardson misses 26-foot three point jumperEvan Turner makes 18-foot two point shot (Thaddeus Young assists)Brandon Bass blocks Arnett Moultrie 's 3-foot layupCourtney Lee blocks Dorell Wright 's 3-foot jumperEvan Turner makes three point jumper (Jrue Holiday assists)Rajon Rondo blocks Arnett Moultrie 's 1-foot layupSpencer Hawes makes 12-foot two point shot (Damien Wilkins assists)Spencer Hawes makes jumper (Damien Wilkins assists)Spencer Hawes makes 16-foot jumper (Thaddeus Young assists)Jason Richardson misses 26-foot three point jumperLavoy Allen makes 18-foot jumper (Jason Richardson assists)Evan Turner makes three point jumper (Jrue Holiday assists)Jason Richardson makes jumper (Jrue Holiday assists)Spencer Hawes makes jumper (Damien Wilkins assists)Jason Richardson misses 27-foot three point jumperThaddeus Young makes two point shot (Lavoy Allen assists)Jason Richardson misses 25-foot three point jumperJason Richardson makes 9-foot two point shot (Jrue Holiday assists)Jason Richardson misses 28-foot three point jumper This was the third playoff meeting between these two teams, with each team winning one series apiece. The third quarter was decisive once again, letting the Heat tie the game going to the fourth quarter, which was even more decisive.

Up 72-71 with 70 seconds remaining, 76ers GC hit a clutch three to go up 74-72, and oFAB had the ball stolen on the following possession. However, Thunder outscored the Lakers 25–9 the rest of the way to take a 3–1 series lead, putting the Lakers into the brink of elimination.