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NBA playoffs 2021: Our experts' biggest Game 1 takeaways

The NBA playoffs tipped off this weekend, and all eight Game 1s are in the books.

On Saturday, the Brooklyn Nets and their Big Three took down the Boston Celtics; Khris Middleton's overtime game winner propelled the Milwaukee Bucks past the Miami Heat; and the Dallas Mavericks and Portland Trail Blazers each won in upsets to begin their series.

On Sunday, the defending champion Los Angeles Lakers' rally fell short against the Phoenix Suns; the Philadelphia 76ers held off the Washington Wizards; and the Memphis Grizzlies and Atlanta Hawks each scored Game 1 upsets on the road.