At the beginning of the first quarter the team made a lot of mistakes and first game found the players “Denver”, which went into the lead at +7. Through this “Portland” is also involved in the game and not just reduced the gap, but won in the first quarter. In the second 12-minute “nuggets” for some time managed to regain the lead, but on a big break with an advantage of +6 went to “Trail Blazers”.
In the third quarter on the floor, played the players, “Denver”, who defeated his rival 14:27 and made a good start before the last leg of the game (+10). In equal fourth 12-minute “Denver” kept the advantage and won.
Thus, in the quarterfinal series of the score between the teams 2:2.
Philadelphia – Toronto 96:101 (21:24, 24:23, 30:28, 21:26)
Toronto, who before this game had lost in the series with the score 2:1, to actively start the game and increased their advantage of +11. However, the players “Philadelphia”, engaged in a game early in the second quarter reduced the gap to a single point.
On a large interval with 2 points left for guests. In the third 12-minute “Sixers” even managed to become a leader, but before the start of the last quarter the score was equal to 75:75. The start of the fourth quarter left for Philadelphia, but the basketball Toronto took the initiative and allowed the Sixers to regain the lead.
With this victory, “Toronto” equalized in the series – 2:2.