After receiving the starting nod from head coach Dwane Casey, former Kentucky standout Patrick Patterson played a postseason-high 36 minutes in the Toronto Raptors’ 95-91 win over the Miami Heat in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals. Patterson shot 3-for-4 from the field, including a crucial and-one conversion and 2-for-3 shooting from three-point range. The Huntington, W.Va. native filled out the box score with nine points, three rebounds, one assist, and one steal. The Raptors took a 2-1 series lead, which will pick back up Monday at 8:00 p.m. in Miami on TNT.
Tonight, two-time NCAA champion and 18-year NBA veteran Nazr Mohammed’s Oklahoma City Thunder will face the San Antonio Spurs in Game 4 of the Western Conference Semifinals at 8:00 p.m. on TNT. While the Spurs own a 2-1 series lead over the Thunder, Mohammed has only seen four minutes of action thus far in the series.