Taking a closer look at the first-round NBA playoff series between the Boston Celtics and Brooklyn Nets.
In one of the most anticipated NBA Playoff series in the Eastern Conference, the Boston Celtics and Brooklyn Nets are set to square off in the first round.
Kyrie Irving’s playoff date with his ex-team, the Celtics, is ripe with drama. Obviously, the media will cover that angle, and the angle of Kyrie vs. his perceived replacement all-star point guard, Kemba Walker.
But the series offers plenty of intrigue beyond just Kyrie. In fact, Kyrie vs. Kemba isn’t even the key matchup to watch. There are several other big names that will have a big hand in how this series turns out. We take a closer look at this first-round series, beginning with key matchups.