NBA Playoff Preview and Predictions

Previewing the NBA Playoffs with key things to watch in each series, plus predictions for each first round matchup. 

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Starting 5, March 23: Today's NBA links

Are the Wizards hitting a wall of fatigue? The Vertical shares its Jerome James All Stars, Tom Ziller on Phil Jackson's future with Knicks, Harrison Barnes to Players Tribune on his introduction to Dallas beyond basketball, and Dan Levy on Philadelphia's handling of Joel Embiid's meniscus tear.