2019 NBA playoffs: Matchups, schedules, news and more

Thompson: 'Strength in numbers' a winning mindset for Warriors (1:33)

Klay Thompson reflects on Golden State's Game 4 win over the Clippers, saying their togetherness is what allows them to win close games. (1:33)

The NBA's second season is underway!

And for the first time since 2005, a LeBron James-led team is not among the squads battling it out for the Larry O'Brien Trophy. But don't worry: The 2019 NBA playoffs are still packed with plenty of superstars, storylines and must-see matchups to keep you on the edge of your seat from the opening round all the way until a champion is crowned in June.

Keep it here for the latest matchups, schedules, news and updates all postseason long.

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(1) Milwaukee Bucks win series vs (8) Detroit Pistons, 4-0


Bucks finish off Pistons behind Giannis' 41 points

Giannis Antetokounmpo leads the Bucks with a 41-point performance as they sweep the Pistons out of the playoffs.

(2) Toronto Raptors lead (7) Orlando Magic, 3-1


Kawhi drops 34 in Game 4, Raptors go up 3-1

Kawhi Leonard shoots 12-for-20 from the field as he scores 34 points to lead Toronto to a Game 4 win in Orlando.

(3) Philadelphia 76ers lead (6) Brooklyn Nets, 3-1


76ers escape with comeback win after fiery Game 4

Jimmy Butler is ejected after getting in a scrum with Jared Dudley, but the 76ers rally to defeat the Nets 112-108 and take a 3-1 series lead.

(4) Boston Celtics win series vs. (5) Indiana Pacers, 4-0


Hayward, Kyrie key Celtics' sweep of Pacers

Gordon Hayward leads the Celtics with 20 points, and Kyrie Irving tacks on 14 in Boston's balanced 110-106 win to sweep Indiana.

(1) Golden State Warriors lead (8) LA Clippers, 3-1


Durant, Thompson put on show to give Warriors 3-1 series lead

Kevin Durant pours in 33 points and Klay Thompson heats up for 32 to lead the Warriors to a 113-105 win over the Clippers in Game 4.

(2) Denver Nuggets tied with (7) San Antonio Spurs, 2-2


Nuggets even series behind Jokic's double-double

Nikola Jokic records a double-double of 29 points and 12 rebounds in Denver's Game 4 win vs. San Antonio.

(3) Portland Trail Blazers lead (6) OKC Thunder, 3-1


Another big third quarter from Lillard fuels Blazers' win

With the Blazers only up four at the half, Damian Lillard scores 15 points in the third quarter, putting Game 4 out of reach.

(4) Houston Rockets lead (5) Utah Jazz, 3-1


Mitchell's monster fourth quarter keeps Jazz alive

Donovan Mitchell kept the Utah Jazz alive by scoring 19 of his 31 points in the fourth quarter to propel them to a 107-91 win.