Commentary

Ranking Game 1 performances

Updated: April 22, 2013, 2:15 PM ET
By Kevin Pelton | ESPN Insider

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.