The NBA unveils its quintet of the year

The Warriors and Knicks win and force Game 6, while Sixers and Nuggets are one win away from the conference finals.

Giannis Antetokounmpo (Bucks), Luka Doncic (Mavericks), Joel Embiid (Sixers), Jayson Tatum (Celtics) and the surprise of Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (Thunder) make up the NBA Five of the Year. Milwaukee's Greek native was the only unanimous choice as a member of this ideal lineup, while the inclusion of the regular season MVP had some detractors.

Curry keeps Warriors alive (121-106)

Another stellar performance by Stephen Curry allowed the Warriors (121-106) to save the match ball against the Lakers, who came into the game with a convincing 3-1 record. The Californians also lost Antony Davis to a concussion, and his participation in Game 6 is in doubt.

Brunson and Knicks hold off Miami (112-103)

Led byJalen Brunson, who played the entire game, the Knicks were able to force Game 6 after defeating the Heat 112-103 at Madison Square Garden. The 38 points scored by the point guard put him in the select club of 4 NY franchise players to score more than 30 points three times in a single playoff series.

Embiid leaves Sixers with one foot in conference finals (103-115)

The Sixers took an important step towards reaching the Conference Finals after defeating the Celtics in Boston (103-115). MVP Joel Embiid (33 points) was well escorted by Tyrese Maxey, (30) and James Harden (17) to get the series back to Philadelphia.

Jokic unhinges Durant and the Suns (118-102)

Nikola Jokic became the center with the most triple-doubles in playoff history to advance the Nuggets (3-2) in the conference semifinals.