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2-1 lead for the Spurs, the 76ers and the Warriors

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Thursday night action in the NBA playoffs saw the San Antonio Spurs, the Golden State Warriors and the Philadelphia 76ers take a 2-1 lead in their respective best-of-seven series.

The Spurs led by as many as 20 points against the Denver Nuggets and rallied past their opponents at home (118-108). Derrick White scored a career-high 36 points for the winners.

Game 4 will be played in San Antonio on Saturday (20/04).

The Golden State Warriors never trailed against the LA Clippers and led by as many as 36 points to cruise to a commanding victory over their opponents (105-132). Kevin Durant scored a game-high 38 points in 30 minutes of action for the winners.

Game 4 will be played in Los Angeles on Sunday (21/04).

The Philadelphia 76ers played without Joel Embiid, but dominated the Brooklyn Nets on the road (115-131) and regained the home-court advantage. Ben Simmons was tremendous for the winners, with a game-high 31 points and nine assists.

Game 4 will be played in Brooklyn on Saturday (20/04).

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