SCOREBOARD
Saturday, May 5
Utah at Houston (9:30 p.m. EDT). The home team has won every game in the series as the Jazz and Rockets meet in the deciding Game 7.

STAR
Friday
- Richard Jefferson, Nets, scored 24 points, including the game-winning basket with 8.3 seconds left to give New Jersey a 98-97 win over Toronto.

MOVING ON
New Jersey beat Toronto 98-97 on Friday night to win its first-round series 4-2. The Nets, the No. 6 seed in the Eastern Conference, advance to the second round for the fifth time in six years. New Jersey, which won 10 of 13 games down the stretch of the regular season, head to Cleveland to face LeBron James and the Cavaliers in the Eastern Conference semifinals starting Sunday.

HOME SWEET HOME
ton series.

SPEAKING
``We were one play too short.'' - Toronto coach Sam Mitchell after the Raptors lost to New Jersey 98-97 on Friday night. The Raptors had a chance a win the game, but the Nets Richard Jefferson stole a pass on the last possession. Toronto, in the postseason for the first time since 2002, were eliminated from the first-round series 4-2.

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