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NBA playoffs 2021: Matchups, intel and predictions

The NBA playoffs are here! But first, let's figure out which teams will make it out of the play-in tournament. Are the defending champs vulnerable?

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NBA SCOREBOARD

LAST DAY OF REGULAR SEASON

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CLOSING OUT REGULAR SEASON

PLAY-IN TOURNAMENT STARTS TUESDAY

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Steph almost comes out of his jersey after 3-pointer as Warriors lock up No. 8 seed

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SUNDAY'S GAMES

WEB GEM FROM THE STANDS

Fan snags bat in the stands while still on his phone

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PLAYOFF SCOREBOARD

OVERTIME WINNERS

Joel Eriksson Ek plays hero to lift Wild past Golden Knights in Game 1

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Kyle Palmieri sneaks in winning goal as Isles take series lead over Penguins

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NHL PLAYOFFS

Experts make bold 2021 playoff predictions on X factors, best series, more

Which players will have an outsized impact? What series is most intriguing? Which No. 4 seed will get furthest?

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