Make no bones about it, nobody wanted to go against Steph Curry and the Warriors. He might have just had his most impressive season yet, especially considering the cast around him pales in comparison to years past.
Contract: Played on one-year contract at league’s minimum salary in 2020-21, will enter 2021 free agency in AugustNew Orleans Pelicans
The springy center gives Boston a different look in its frontcourt that the Nets are ill-constructed to deal with when healthy, but the question remains just how much bounce — or even mobility — Williams will have if he even does try to play.Charlotte Hornets
Utah, meanwhile, will try to even its first-round series with Memphis on Wednesday night, after the top-seeded Jazz lost at home to the eighth-seeded Grizzlies on Sunday night in a game Donovan Mitchell missed after the team's doctors held him out because of a sprained ankle.
The Wizards, who finished the regular season 17-6, still have a chance to make the playoffs. They will face Indiana on Thursday (8 ET, TNT) with the winner securing the No. 8 seed and a first-round matchup against Philadelphia. The Pacers steamrolled Charlotte in the 9-10 play-in game and will need a similar performance to beat the Wizards, who won all three meetings this season, including a 154-141 victory on May 3 and a 133-132 double-overtime thriller on May 8.
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Whether you are a Suns fan, a Lakers fan who appreciates true competition or just a basketball fan watching the playoffs for love of the sport, watching Chris Paul writhe in pain during Game 1 between Phoenix and Los Angeles was tough.Cleveland Cavaliers
"We're not going to throw him out there if he's not ready, and he's doing everything he can to get back. I want to talk about Klay a lot, but I'm reluctant because I don't want to use that as an excuse. I don't want people to think 'well when Klay comes back everything is going to be great.' As great as he is and it will help a lot, we have to look at our team and say, Klay will be a huge addition but there's other areas where we need to improve on as well, but I don't know when exactly it will be."Memphis Grizzlies
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