2 May 2011

Miami and Memphis win first up

5:53 pm on 2 May 2011

Miami and Memphis have opened the second round of the NBA basketball play-offs with victories.

Miami, with Dwyane Wade scoring 38 points, beat the Boston Celtics 99-90 in game one of their Eastern Conference semi-final in Florida.

Memphis beat Oklahoma 114-101 in their Western Conference clash.

In the other Eastern Conference semi-final Chicago will play Atlanta and in the West, Los Angeles will play Dallas.