Ranking Game 1 performances
The winner of the first weekend of the NBA postseason was, well, winners. For just the fourth time since the playoffs expanded to 16 teams, all eight higher seeds won Game 1. There were only a couple of close calls; Alok Pattani of ESPN Stats & Info tweeted that the average margin of victory was 16 points per game.
To continue reading this article you must be an Insider
MORE NBA HEADLINES
- It's official: Celtics ship Rondo to Mavericks
- Carmelo sits, has been advised to rest more
- Rose out with illness; Noah returns for Bulls
- Cousins to return after bout with meningitis