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The biggest storylines coming into two massive Game 2s
Both No. 1 seeds took a 1-0 lead over the weekend. What are the biggest storylines going into Wednesday's Game 2s?[read more]

'We've got to be better': Suns leave Minnesota down 2-0 in series
The Suns lost Game 2 to the Timberwolves after palpable frustrations bubbled through in the second half.[read more]

Police eye Jokic's brother for reported fan punch
The NBA and Denver police are looking into an incident in which a man reported to be one of the brothers of Nuggets star Nikola Jokic was seen punching a fan.[read more]

Maxey edges out White as NBA's most improved
Sixers guard Tyrese Maxey, who upped his scoring average to 25.9 points per game and was a first-time All-Star this season, edged the Bulls' Coby White for the NBA's most improved player.[read more]

Suns' Allen exits Game 2 after reinjuring ankle
Phoenix guard Grayson Allen exited Game 2 of a first-round series at Minnesota on Tuesday after aggravated the sprained right ankle he suffered in the playoff opener.[read more]

NBA: Maxey fouled twice during chaotic sequence
Sixers guard Tyrese Maxey was fouled multiple times during the frenetic defining sequence of Philadelphia's Game 2 loss to New York, according to the Last Two Minute Report.[read more]

Haliburton: Brother called racial slur by fan in G1
Pacers guard Tyrese Haliburton said his younger brother was called the N-word by a fan while sitting in the stands during Game 1 of Indiana's first-round playoff series with the Bucks in Milwaukee.[read more]

Kawhi returns in loss with eye on restoring rhythm
Clippers star Kawhi Leonard returned for Tuesday night's Game 2 against the visiting Mavericks, scoring 15 points in 35 minutes in a 96-93 loss.[read more]

Nets' Fernandez: Retaining Claxton a 'priority'
New Brooklyn Nets coach Jordi Fernandez wasted no time making his feelings known about the roster -- and, specifically, the status of unrestricted free agent center Nic Claxton, who Fernandez said was a "priority" to retain in free agency.[read more]

Luka leads way with defense as Mavs even series
Luka Doncic spearheaded the Mavericks' smothering defensive effort against the Clippers as Dallas evened the first-round series at one game apiece.[read more]