Tom Thibodeau has been rewarded for ending the New York Knicks' playoff drought this season.
New York Knicks fans gave Trae Young a hard time throughout the series, but he and the Atlanta Hawks had the last laugh.
The Utah Jazz, Philadelphia 76ers and Atlanta Hawks progressed from the first round of the playoffs on Wednesday.
Kawhi Leonard helped the Clippers out of an early hole in the NBA playoffs, yet Montrezl Harrell is the forgetten man for the Lakers.
The Brooklyn Nets and their 'big three' starred as the Phoenix Suns trumped the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday.
Julius Randle's shooting woes continued in the playoffs as the New York Knicks lost Game 3 to the Atlanta Hawks on Friday.
The Boston Celtics ended a run of back-to-back losses to win Game 3 against the Brooklyn Nets on Friday.
The Philadelphia 76ers moved clear of the Washington Wizards as the Utah Jazz and New York Knicks responded.
Julius Randle set career-highs for points and assists but his three-point shooting was the standout as the Knicks exceeded expectations.
Luka Doncic had another big playoff game against the Los Angeles Clippers, but a number of other stars faltered in Game 1.