Breaking: NBA playoffs
NEW ORLEANS vs PHOENIX
Series tied, 1-1
Hello my name is Devin Booker and I would like to introduce you to my spot:
Well OK hello Devin Booker my name is Brandon Ingram and I would like to introduce you to my spot:
Booker left the game after a lunging three-pointer in the third quarter, right hamstring pull, this series is suddenly scary for both sides. New Orleans will have to play from ahead, yikes, Phoenix will once again work without an MVP candidate.
New Orleans worked without one all season but added an All-NBA threat to its backcourt at the trade deadline instead of tanking, this is an atypical eighth seed. Willie Green is happy with his eight-man rotation, we’d hesitate to presume the same for Monty Williams after Cameron Payne turned it over three times in 17 minutes, or upon re-viewing Cameron Johnson’s 1-6 mark on threes.
The Pelicans aren’t showing up with puddy in the middle, Jonas Valančiūnas is large and oiled, DeAndre Ayton can’t simply roll into Booker’s points per game average. Not with Herbert Jones ready to help. Jaxson Hayes beat every Sun down the floor twice on Tuesday, Larry Nance is almost back, the Pelicans have a group.
Game 3 in New Orleans on Friday at 9:30 Eastern on ESPN
MIAMI vs ATLANTA
Heat up 2-0
It wasn’t just legs, it was Miami. And adding John Collins. Then put it all together by 1 PM on Easter, all normal stuff to swirl around on a Sunday afternoon.
Tuesday was different for Atlanta, better, gooder, but Jimmy Butler. DeAndre Hunter was supposed to be guarding him, but most of the time the only thing I saw were the taillights:
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