The Los Angeles Clippers lost the opening game of their playoff series to the reigning champion Golden State Warriors and Doc Rivers praised Stephen Curry’s big night. You can also check out DJ Augustin and Derrick White’s top plays.
Rivers on Curry
The Golden State Warriors beat the Los Angeles Clippers, which was expected, but Clippers’ head coach Doc Rivers took time to praise Warriors’ star Stephen Curry who had a big hand in a win.
“I still think Steph Curry is one of the most underrated players in the NBA. I don’t know how that happens. He’s taken for granted.”
– Doc Rivers praising Steph Curry after Steph’s historic night.
— Ballislife.com (@Ballislife) April 14, 2019
Magic reflects on the opening playoff night
After stepping down from the Los Angeles Lakers’ presidential post, Magic Johnson clearly has enough time to watch the NBA playoffs and here you can see what he thought about opening night and the Warriors.
I’ve had a great Saturday watching the NBA playoff games! The Nets shocked the Sixers and the Magic did the same to the Raptors. Golden State played like champs today.
— Earvin Magic Johnson (@MagicJohnson) April 14, 2019
Pop to the Top
Gregg Popovich surpassed Lenny Wilkens as the Spurs took Game 1 against the Nuggets.
Gregg Popovich now has more wins as a head coach than anybody else in NBA history 👏 pic.twitter.com/hJzHSXCByo
— ESPN (@espn) April 14, 2019
Augustin buries the game-winning three
The Orlando Magic upset the Toronto Raptors DJ Augustin came through with the game-winner. Although he is not the team’s top scorer this season, Augustin took over and handed the Raptors an unexpected defeat.
— NBA (@NBA) April 14, 2019
White with the slam
The Denver Nuggets ended the regular season in second place in the West and they are the favorites to eliminate the San Antonio Spurs in the opening round of the playoffs, but the Spurs managed to beat Denver in Game 1. The best highlight of the game was Derrick White’s vicious slam over Paul Millsap.
OH MY. WHAT.
— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) April 14, 2019
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