NBA power rankings: Should the charging Memphis Grizzlies replace the Phoenix Suns at No. 1?
The Phoenix Suns have the NBA's best record, but Memphis Grizzlies beat them twice in three matchups this season. So who should be No. 1?They’re a legit championship contender.
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again waiting for this season, the Sixers have managed their debut. Opposed to the Toronto Raptors at the Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia signed a great success in this series (131-111). If the duo, composed of Joel Embiaid (19 points and 15 rebounds) and James Harden (22 points and 14 passes), was logically expected, it is Tyrese Maxey (38 points) who mostly made the show in the night of Saturday to Sunday, as well as Tobias Harris (26 points, 6 rebounds and 6 passes). Thanks to two good quarter-time (69-51 at the break), Doc Rivers players have facilitated things upon entry in these play-offs 2022. Behind, Pascal Siakam (24 points and 7 passes And his family did not manage to recover and to doubt the premises, easy winners of this first game. Battus, the raptors have seen their rookie Scottie Barnes be touched at an ankle at the end of the game, his participation in the match 2 in two days is therefore uncertain for the hour.
76ers, Bucks or Celtics? Who is the best playoff matchup for Raptors?
With a gratifying 118-108 routing of the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday night, the Toronto Raptors guaranteed their eighth postseason appearance in nine seasons. Firmly locked into a top-six seed, the Raptors will face one of three teams, all of who can lay claim to being the beast of the East. The Milwaukee Bucks, Philadelphia 76ers and Boston Celtics each have MVP-calibre stars and a solid supporting cast with more experience than the Raptors. WithFirmly locked into a top-six seed, the Raptors will face one of three teams, all of who can lay claim to being the beast of the East. The Milwaukee Bucks, Philadelphia 76ers and Boston Celtics each have MVP-calibre stars and a solid supporting cast with more experience than the Raptors.
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Dallas Mavericks - Utah Jazz : 93-99> >> Utah leads 1-0 in the
series> Frank Nilikina (Dal) did not play
> Rudy Gobert (Utah): 5 points to 0/1 with shots and 5/6 at free throws, 17 rebounds , 3 counters, 1 ball loss and 3 faults in 35 minutes
Memphis Grizzlies - Minnesota TimberWolves : 117-130 >>> Minnesota leads 1-0 in the
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Philadelphia 76ers - Toronto Raptors: 131-111 >>> Philadelphia leads 1-0 in the
series Golden State Warriors - Denver Nuggets: 123-107 >>> Golden State leads 1-0 in the
Poole shines in playoff debut, Curry back as Warriors win .
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Coach Steve Kerr suddenly faces a playoff conundrum: start Stephen Curry again for Game 2 of the playoffs for Golden State and move Jordan Poole back to the bench or stick with what worked so well in the opener and be extra cautious with Curry. 'Yeah, we’ll cross that bridge when we come to it," Kerr said, smiling. Poole shined in his playoff debut with 30 points, staying in the starting lineup as Curry returned from a foot injury, and the Warriors smothered Nikola Jokic to beat the Denver Nuggets 123-107 on Saturday night in Game 1 of the first-round series.