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Suns turn up the heat, rout Blazers to tie series

| April 21, 2010 9:00 PM

Jason Richardson scored 29 points, Grant Hill made 10 of 11 shots for 20, and the Phoenix Suns rediscovered their high-energy game in a 119-90 rout of the visiting Portland Trail Blazers on Tuesday night to square their first-round playoff series at one game apiece.

Game 3 is Thursday at Portland.

Celtics 106, Heat 77: With Kevin Garnett serving a one-game suspension for elbowing Quentin Richardson in Game 1, Glen Davis started and had 23 points and eight rebounds, leading host Boston to a victory over Miami and a 2-0 lead in their playoff series.

Game 3 is Friday at Miami.

Hawks 96, Bucks 86: Joe Johnson scored 27 points, Josh Smith recorded 21 points, 14 rebounds and nine assists, and Atlanta beat visiting Milwaukee for a 2-0 lead in their Eastern Conference playoff series.

Game 3 is Saturday at Milwaukee.

Lakers 95, Thunder 92: Kobe Bryant scored 39 points, helping host Los Angeles beat Oklahoma City to take a 2-0 lead in their Western Conference playoff series.

Oklahoma City hosts Game 3 on Thursday.

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