Welcome to The Lab, FiveThirtyEight’s basketball podcast. On Tuesday’s present (Could 15, 2018), Neil, Chris and Kyle focus on Recreation 1 of every convention finals sequence. Within the East, the Celtics contained LeBron James and unfold the offense round — is signal of issues to return, or is it a fluke? And within the West, the Warriors ran away with the top of the sport — are the Rockets doomed to be caught within the Warriors’ shadow once more? The crew additionally discusses Tuesday’s NBA draft lottery.
The Lab will probably be again with one other episode subsequent week. Within the meantime, keep watch over FiveThirtyEight’s NBA predictions, that are up to date after each recreation.