By Hunter Schrader
The NBA playoffs kicked off on April 16th with the Phoenix Suns being the favorites to win the
NBA championship. The defending champions, Milwaukee Bucks, come in the east as the three
seed. Currently, the series standing is Philidelphia 76ers 2-0 over the Toronto Raptors. Utah Jazz
and the Dallas Mavericks are tied 1-1. Golden State Warriors lead Denver Nuggets 2-0.
Each series is a best-of -7 series. The Miami Heat lead the Atlanta Hawks 1-0. Minnesota
Timberwolves are up 1-0 over the Memphis Grizzlies. Suns are up 1-0 against the Pelicans.
Boston leads Brooklyn 1-0. Milwaukee Bucks are winning their series 1-0 over the Chicago
The play in the tournament featured the 7th seed nets vs 8th
seed Cavaliers and the 9th seed Hawks facing the 10th seeded Hornets. The Nets won vs the Cavs and the Hawks beat the Hornets. TheHawks would go on to beat the Cavs to earn the 8th and final spot in the NBA playoffs. The NBA playoffs are always so fun and entertaining to watch and should be a good year to watch basketball.