Five of the 16 teams in the NBA playoffs -- the Bucks, Hawks, Celtics, Lakers and Rockets -- have yet to win a game. And that doesn't bode well for their postseason survival. Why? According to the Elias Sports Bureau, 51 of the 83 teams that have taken a 2-0 series lead have finished off their opponent in four or five games. Is it the familiar surroundings and fan support that make the home teams so dominant in the first round? Or is the gulf between the top seeds and the rest of the NBA playoff field just that wide?
The Lakers don't get swept in the playoffs often. Can they beat the Spurs at home in Game 3 or Game 4 and avoid that fate?
The Bucks are one of five teams yet to win a game in the first round. Is it home court, or are the lower seeds just not that good?
Going the distance
The Nuggets-Warriors series moves to Oakland tied 1-1 following a pair of closely-contested games in Denver. Is this series the most likely to come down to a winner-take-all Game 7?