SCOREBOARD
Saturday, May 10
Boston at Cleveland (8 p.m. EDT). The Celtics have a 2-0 lead over the Cavaliers in the Eastern Conference semifinals.

Sunday, May 11
L.A. Lakers at Utah (3:30 p.m. EDT). The Jazz will attempt to win consecutive home games and tie their second-round playoff series with the Lakers.

STAR
Friday
-Carlos Boozer, Jazz, scored 27 points with 20 rebounds to lead Utah to a 104-99 win over the Lakers in Game 3 of their second-round series.

SLUMP-BUSTER
Carlos Boozer broke out of his slump with 27 points and tied his career playoff-high with 20 rebounds, leading the Utah Jazz to a 104-99 victory over Los Angeles on Friday night, cutting the Lakers' lead in the series to 2-1. It was the Lakers' first loss this postseason. Game 4 of the Western Conference semifinal is Sunday at Utah.

STRONG IN DEFEAT
Kobe Bryant scored 34 points for the Lakers in a 104-99 loss to the Utah Jazz in Game 3 of their second-round series on Friday night.

SPEAKING
``I think he finally got over that hump. That's big. That's what we're going to need. It just takes so much pressure off everybody else when he's playing like that.'' - Utah's Deron Williams on Carlos Boozer, who scored 27 points and tied a career playoff-high with 20 rebounds in a 104-99 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night, cutting the Lakers' lead in the series to 2-1.

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