NBA playoffs 2023: Conference semifinals news, scores and highlights

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Monday, May 15, 2023

The second round of the2023 NBA playoffsis now complete following the Boston Celtics' 112-88 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference semifinals.

Elsewhere in the conference semis, the Miami Heat dispatched the New York Knicks in six games, theGolden State Warriorsmade their exit with a Game 6 loss against the Los Angeles Lakers and theDenver Nuggetsousted the Phoenix Suns in six games.

Relive all of our conference semifinals coverage right here.

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Miami Heat (8) defeatNew York Knicks (5), 4-2

Game 1:Heat 108, Knicks 101

Game 2:Knicks 111, Heat 105

Game 3: Heat 105, Knicks 86

Game 4:Heat 109, Knicks 101

Game 5:Knicks 112, Heat 103

Game 6:Heat 96, Knicks 92

Boston Celtics (2) defeat Philadelphia 76ers (3), 4-3

Game 1:76ers 119, Celtics 115

Game 2:Celtics 121, 76ers 87

Game 3:Celtics 114, 76ers 102

Game 4:76ers 116, Celtics 115 (OT)

Game 5:76ers 115, Celtics 103

Game 6: Celtics 95, 76ers 86

Game 7: Celtics 112, 76ers 88


Denver Nuggets (1) defeatPhoenix Suns (4), 4-2

Game 1:Nuggets 125, Suns 107

Game 2:Nuggets 97, Suns 87

Game 3:Suns 121, Nuggets 114

Game 4:Suns 129, Nuggets 124

Game 5:Nuggets 118, Suns 102

Game 6:Nuggets 125, Suns 100

Los Angeles Lakers(7) defeatGolden State Warriors (6), 4-2

Game 1:Lakers 117, Warriors 112

Game 2:Warriors 127, Lakers 100

Game 3:Lakers 127, Warriors 97

Game 4:Lakers 104, Warriors 101

Game 5:Warriors 121, Lakers 106

Game 6:Lakers 122, Warriors 101

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