GameChangers (05/13/14)

By John Ewing
A look at highlights from the most recent game from each NBA Playoff series utilizing Live ScoreCaster.



Live ScoreCaster allows you to view current scores and play-by-play as well as live, updating projections from 50,000 simulations of the remaining time in each NBA game. Live ScoreCaster is totally free and available at PredictionMachine.com and for download on iTunes.

After each NBA Playoff game we breakdown some highlights from the Live projections throughout each game. Click each matchup to view the Live ScoreCaster chart that tells the story of that game.

Heat vs. Nets

LeBron James tied his playoff career high with 49 points and the Miami Heat took a 3-1 series lead with a 102-96 victory.

The largest play-to-play swing in the game occurred when Chris Bosh made a three pointer with less than a minute left in the game to give the Heat the lead for good. Miami's expected win probability increased from 49.9 percent to 73.9 percent.

Trail Blazers vs. Spurs

Portland avoided elimination with a 103-92 victory over San Antonio. The Trail Blazers used a 14-4 run in the middle of the third quarter to put the game away, Portland's expected win probability increased from 67 percent to 92 percent.

The Trail Blazers became 99 percent likely to win with 9:13 left in the fourth.

Rip City was the projected winner for 98 percent of the game.