NBA Playoffs Roundup Dwyane Wade
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There were only two NBA Playoffs games on Monday, but they did not disappoint as Dwyane Wade put on an absolute show and the Warriors notch another victory.

Look no further for your nightly NBA Playoffs Roundup as ESNY has everything you need to know. D-Wade shined against the 76ers, while the Golden State Warriors encountered a spirited Spurs team.

Heat Break Even With Sixers

Dwyane Wade has always shown up in the big spot for the Miami Heat and Monday night was no different. He’s not playing the same leading role that he did in his first stint with Miami, but he could have fooled everyone tonight.

Wade led the Heat to a huge 113-103 victory in Philadelphia as the Heat bounced back to knot the series at one game apiece. This was a huge turnaround considering Philly thoroughly dominated Miami in the series opener.


Wade had a dominant first half coming off the bench. In his first seven minutes alone, he put up 12 points and had the 76ers reeling.

Wade made history as well by passing Larry Bird on the NBA’s all-time postseason scoring list per ESPN Stats & Info.

D-Wade had 21 first-half points on 8-for-9 shooting. Wade certainly isn’t the same player that he once was, but there’s no doubt he still has that killer instinct. Despite losing a step over the past few years, Wade is definitely a guy you want on your side in a playoff game.

Wade cooled off considerably in the second half as he only managed to score seven points, but he hit clutch shots to put the final nail in the coffin for the Sixers. Watching D-Wade close this game out brought back memories of vintage D-Wade and for that, we are thankful.

Golden State Just Too Much For San Antonio

The Golden State Warriors are reminding the world why they are the defending champs. Gregg Popovich and the Spurs came out with much more life than they did in Game 1, but it still wasn’t enough to overcome Kevin Durant and company.

The Spurs held a six-point lead at halftime, but the Warriors came out swinging in the third quarter. The Warriors outscored the Spurs by 11 in the third quarter and ramped up the defensive pressure in the fourth.

LaMarcus Aldridge was quiet in the series opener and only scored 14 points when the Spurs desperately needed offensive production from him. In Game 2, Aldridge stepped up to the task and scored 34 points on 11-for-21 from the floor.

But while Aldridge was excellent for the Spurs, Durant and Klay Thompson were exceptional for Golden State. The pair combined for 63 points as they carried the Warriors to a 116-101 victory.

The Warriors take a comfortable lead in the series as the team’s prepare for Game 3. The Spurs are capable of winning a game at home, but winning four more to take the series looks like a long shot at best.

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