The top seeds in each conference won at home last night in very different fashion. The Hawks needed a late offensive rebound from Al Horford to edge the Wizards 82-81, while the Warriors cruised to a 20-point victory.
The two series that resume tonight are polar opposites. Points will be much harder to come by in Cleveland than in Houston.
Over a seven-game playoff series, each becomes more important than the last. Today features two teams that can’t afford to lose.
Tonight’s contests at DraftKings have been open since early Thursday and are filling up fast.
The mix of beige and off white dominating DeAndre Jordan’s post-game wardrobe was appropriate. All the color, after all, had drained from the Los Angeles Clippers following a critical, emotionally brutal 111-107 loss to the San Antonio Spurs Tuesday night at Staples Center, giving the Spurs a 3-2 lead in this titanic opening round matchup. At this point, you sympathize with Clippers fans who must feel like they’re being trolled. San Antonio isn’t the dominating force of last season, but even beat
Of the three teams that faced elimination on Sunday, only the Mavericks survived. Emergency starters J..J. Barea and Al-Farouq Aminu were outstanding.
It’s a Saturday TV quadruple-header for NBA fans. Two afternoon games in the East, two evening games in the West.
The venues change for Game 3 tonight but that may not alter the course of three NBA first-round series.