The Golden State Warriors were on cruise control to a series sweep but situation may not be in their favor after Warriors lost center DeMarcus Cousins in an injury.
The Boston Celtics and the Philadelphia 76ers opened their East semifinal series in Beantown on Monday, the only NBA game scheduled that day.
It's an unusual Thursday night around the NBA playoffs because it's the first time this postseason where there's just one game.
There are three Game 5s in the NBA playoffs on Tuesday night, and two teams can book their spots in the conference semifinals.
It's an Eastern Conference Friday night in the first round of the NBA playoffs as three of the four East series play their Game 3s while shifting venues.
An upset weekend from Portland Trail Blazers by the New Orleans Pelicans and the Cleveland Cavaliers by the Indiana Pacers.
The Toronto Raptors never had been the East's top seed before, either, but they are for the 2018 playoffs, which tip off this weekend.
The third-seeded Houston Rockets surprised many with a 126-99 rout of the second-seeded San Antonio Spurs as six-point road underdogs in Game 1
Two of the three Game 6s scheduled for Friday will see the road teams attempting to close out their opponents while see more
The Cleveland Cavaliers and the San Antonio Spurs will both be trying to take commanding 3-0 leads as small road favorites