NBA Wrap: Thompson hands Warriors 1-0 lead

Klay Thompson scored 37 points as the Golden State Warriors beat the Portland Trail Blazers 118-106 in Game 1 of their Western Conference semi-finals on Sunday.

Thompson was well supported by Draymond Green, who recorded a triple-double that consisted of 23 points, 13 rebounds and 11 assists.

Damian Lillard had 30 points for the Trail Blazers.

The Miami Heat advanced to the Eastern Conference semi-finals after they crushed the Charlotte Hornets 106-73 in Game 7.

Goran Dragic starred for the Heat as he scored 25 points on 11 of 17 shooting and grabbed six rebounds.

Frank Kaminsky was the Hornets’ top-scorer with 12 points.

Meanwhile, the Toronto Raptors also booked their spot in the Eastern Conference semi-finals after downing the Indiana Pacers 89-84 in Game 7.

DeMar DeRozan guided the Raptors to victory as he dropped 30 points and pulled down five rebounds.

Pacers forward Paul George finished with 26 points and 12 rebounds.