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Victor Oladipo said he was well aware of Cavs owner Dan Gilbert's remark last summer that Indiana "could've done better than it did" in the Paul George trade. Oladipo scored a game-high 32 points as the Pacers stole Game 1 in Cleveland.
From Donovan Mitchell and Ben Simmons beefing to Joel Embiid's new nickname, this was a great week on social media in the NBA.
Cavaliers star LeBron James is perfectly OK being down 0-1 to start the playoffs: "I was down 3-1 in the Finals."
As the Sixers chase a 2-0 lead over the Miami Heat and a deep postseason push, we dive into the impact their No. 1 draft pick can make.
Before overtime, a wild 11 seconds sent both teams on a roller-coaster finish to regulation.
Russell Westbrook and the Thunder host the Jazz in Game 1 of their Western Conference quarterfinal series. The teams finished the regular season with identical 48-34 records.
Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo disagreed with his overtime sixth foul call: "I grabbed the ball. But the ref said that I grabbed his hand."
Gregg Popovich reiterated that Kawhi Leonard's continued absence from the Spurs during their run in the Western Conference playoffs stems from the lack of clearance from the star forward's medical team for a return to the court.
As the Knicks finalize plans to meet with their top three coaching candidates, they also got permission from the LA Clippers to speak to New York's former coach Mike Woodson, league sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.
Marcus Smart, who had thumb surgery on March 16, said Sunday he could return to the Boston Celtics as early as a potential first-round Game 7 against the Milwaukee Bucks.
Joel Embiid is out of the NBA's concussion protocol, but the 76ers star will not play in Game 2, according to the team.
The Rockets, who finished with an NBA-best 65-17 record in the regular season, open their first-round playoff series against the Timberwolves.
Anthony Davis got the first playoff win of his six-year career, and got it in style, posting 35 points, 14 rebounds, 4 blocks and 2 steals in the Pelicans' 97-95 Game 1 victory over the Trail Blazers.
The Philadelphia 76ers entered the postseason unproven, but on a hot streak. They passed their first test with an impressive home win against the Miami Heat.
Anthony Davis finally won his first playoff game as New Orleans was determined to limit Portland's guards.
Despite what Donovan Mitchell may think, Ben Simmons is a rookie by definition and had no qualms showing his opponents that he already has the mindset of a hardened playoff veteran during the 76ers' huge win against the Heat.
The Toronto Raptors finally got a win in a postseason opener, and it happened due to a major boost from their talented depth.
Gregg Popovich's postgame news conference featured lighthearted remarks that belied the significance of the Warriors' decisive victory.