Kevin Pelton examines the Oklahoma City Thunder's improbable comeback victory against the Los Angeles Clippers in Game 5. How much did the win swing the series and why couldn't the refs review a foul on the controversial call?
With all eight NBA playoff Game 1s in the books, Kevin Pelton ranks the five series underdogs with the best odds to score a first-round upset. The Brooklyn Nets, which have a 60 percent chance of defeating the Toronto Raptors, come in No. 1.
Kevin Pelton says the overachieving Phoenix Suns shouldn't worry about whether they've foiled their tanking problems. Rather, the Suns' performance bodes well for their future, as key players are already performing at better-than-expected levels.