The Golden State Warriors remain on course for a third straight NBA championship after they advanced to the Western Conference finals with a 118-113 win against the Houston Rockets.
The Milwaukee Bucks will face either the Philadelphia 76ers or Toronto Raptors for a place in the NBA Finals.
James Harden scored 38 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as the Houston Rockets survived a late scare to beat the Golden State Warriors 112-108 and level their play-off series.
The Houston Rockets defeated the Golden State Warriors 126-121 in overtime to get a foothold back into their Western Conference semi-final series.
Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 29 points to help lift the Milwaukee Bucks to a 123-102 win over the Boston Celtics and level their semi-final play-off series.
Kevin Durant outplayed James Harden as the Golden State Warriors edged the Houston Rockets 104-100 in their highly-anticipated Western Conference semi-finals opener.
The Golden State Warriors closed out their first-round NBA play-off series against the Los Angeles Clippers with a 129-110 win to advance to the Western Conference semi-finals.
The Houston Rockets advanced to the second round of the NBA play-offs with a 100-93 win over the Utah Jazz in game five.
The Milwaukee Bucks beat the Detroit Pistons 127-104 to complete a four-game sweep and advance to the second round of the NBA play-offs.
The Boston Celtics rallied from 11 points down heading into the fourth quarter to beat the Indiana Pacers 99-91.
Top seeds the Milwaukee Bucks opened their play-off campaign in style with a 121-86 thrashing of the Detroit Pistons.