NBA Playoff Capsules

Published on NewsOK Modified: April 23, 2014 at 12:00 am •  Published: April 22, 2014
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CHICAGO (AP) — Bradley Beal came on strong late in regulation to finish with 26 points, Nene scored six of his 17 in overtime and the Washington Wizards beat the Chicago Bulls 101-99 Tuesday to take a 2-0 lead in their first-round playoff series.

Washington rallied from 10 down in the fourth quarter after blowing a 17-point first-quarter lead.

Nene scored the first six points in overtime after being held in check by Defensive Player of the Year Joakim Noah in regulation, and the Wizards hung on after Kirk Hinrich failed to convert at the foul line in the closing seconds.

D.J. Augustin led Chicago with 25 points, and Taj Gibson had 22 points and 10 rebounds.

John Wall had 16 points and seven assists for Washington, which will host Game 3 of the best-of-seven series on Friday night.

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TORONTO (AP) — DeMar DeRozan scored 30 points, Jonas Valanciunas had 15 points and 14 rebounds and Toronto evened its first-round playoff series with Brooklyn at one game apiece.

Amir Johnson scored 16 points and Kyle Lowry had 14 as the Raptors rebounded from a 94-87 loss in Game 1. It was Valanciunas' second straight playoff double-double.

Joe Johnson scored 18 points, Deron Williams had 15 and Mirza Teletovic 14 for the Nets, who will host Game 3 on Friday night.