Your NBA Playoffs Open ThreadS

The Nuggets, Spurs and Lakers try to avoid going down 2-0. The Thunder, Grizzlies and Hornets try to go up 2-0. They'll do so starting at 8, 8:30 and 10:30 p.m. respectively. So exciting.

Nuggets know they need to be better at crunch time in playoffs [Denver Post]

Mayo shows moxie in most difficult season [Commercial Appeal]

New Orleans Hornets coach Monty Williams says they need everyone tonight against Los Angeles [Times-Picayune]