–The Toronto Raptors held off elimination with a 125-122 double overtime win over the Boston Celtics last night – forcing a deciding Game 7 in the Eastern Conference semifinal series. That final game is Friday night. The winner of the series will meet the Miami Heat in the conference final.
–The Los Angeles Clippers defeated the Denver Nuggets 96-85 to take a 2-1 series lead in the West.
Stanley Cup Playoffs:
–The Tampa Bay Lightning defeated the New York Islanders 2-1 to take a 2-0 series lead in their Eastern Conference final series.
Serena Williams has made it into the U.S. Open of tennis semifinals after winning her quarterfinal match in Queens yesterday in three sets. Williams is continuing her quest for a record-tying 24th Grand Slam singles title.