With James Harden watching on the bench the Brooklyn Nets Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving were unstoppable Monday night combining 54 points to lead the Nets to a 125-86 win over the Milwaukee Bucks.

The first-quarter stat had the KD-Kyrie duo with 22 points compared to a total of 19 for the Bucks.

Nets take a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference semis. Game-3 is scheduled for Thursday.

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Onto the Western Conference semifinals where it was a close game the entire way as the Nuggets and Suns had a back n fourth night.

It was the fourth quarter when Chris Paul took over dropping 14. Paul would finish the night with 21 points, 11 assists and 6 rebounds in 36 minutes as Phoenix takes the opener 122-105.

They're back in Phoenix on Wednesday for game-2.

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