Wednesday, May 2
L.A. Lakers at Phoenix (10:30 p.m. EDT). Kobe Bryant has averaged 32.5 points for the Lakers, but the Suns lead the series 3-1.

-Jose Calderon, Raptors, scored a career-high 25 points with eight assists as Toronto staved off elimination and beat New Jersey 98-96.
-Dirk Nowitzki, Mavericks, had 30 points and 12 rebounds as Dallas avoided elimination with a 118-112 victory over Golden State.

After letting a 21-point lead turn into a nine-point deficit in the closing minutes, Dirk Nowitzki hit consecutive 3-pointers to start a game-ending 15-0 run that carried Dallas past Golden State 118-112 Tuesday night and cut the Warriors' series lead to 3-2.

nal minute. The severity of his injury was not known.

Golden State hit a franchise playoff-record 16 3-pointers, but missed its last eight shots in falling to Dallas 118-112 Tuesday night. The Warriors still lead the Western Conference opening-round series 3-2 and can close it out Thursday at home.

Houston, which leads its Western Conference first-round series with the Jazz 3-2, hasn't won in Utah since March 2005. Game 6 is Thursday night in Salt Lake City, where Utah has won 55 of 73 playoff games since 1992.

``It doesn't matter if we play (Game 6) on the moon. We fear nobody. It's about taking on the challenge.'' - Dallas guard Jason Terry after Tuesday night's 118-112 victory cut Golden State's opening-round series lead to 3-2.

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