Two teams advanced last night to the second round of the post season with game 5 victories. The Miami Heat eliminated Philadelphia with a 97-to-91 victory and will next face the Celtics.
Oklahoma City moved forward with a 100-to-97 win over the Denver Nuggets. The Thunder will play either top seed San Antonio or Memphis in the Western Conference semifinals. The Spurs-Grizzlies series was extended when San Antonio recorded a 110-to-103 overtime win to stay alive. Memphis still leads the series 3-2, and will have another chance to close it out Friday