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Boston Celtics forward Paul Pierce (34) yells as he slams into Atlanta Hawks defender Joe Johnson (2) during the second quarter of Game 3 of an NBA first-round playoff basketball series, Friday, May 4, 2012, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Friday's NBA playoff highlights

The Celtics and 76ers took 2-1 series leads, and the Lakers played the Nuggets in Game 3.