SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Kawhi Leonard had 28 points and the San Antonio Spurs rebounded from two discouraging road losses to beat the Memphis Grizzlies 116-103 last night and take a 3-2 lead in their first-round series. San Antonio shot 14 for 28 on 3-point attempts, two off its postseason record, including 5-for-7 shooting by Patty Mills.
HOUSTON (AP) - James Harden had 34 points and his supporting cast helped the Houston Rockets overcome a 47-point game by Russell Westbrook to get a 105-99 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder last night to advance to the Western Conference semifinals. The Thunder head home a year after advancing to the Western Conference finals after Houston took this series 4-1.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Ervin Santana delivered his fourth straight outstanding start, Miguel Sano sparked a seven-run fifth inning with a leadoff homer and the Minnesota Twins pounded the Texas Rangers 8-1 last night. Santana allowed a run, four hits and one walk with six strikeouts in seven innings.
CLEVELAND (AP) - Dallas Keuchel pitched a complete game to extend his promising start to the season and the Houston Astros beat the Cleveland Indians 4-2 last night even though Jose Altuve and Teoscar Hernandez left following a frightening collision in the eighth inning. Josh Tomlin (1-3) allowed three runs - all in the fifth - in six innings.
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