[West] Joel Embiid is hosting an outdoor watch party for PHI-ATL Game 4 today at Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission for 100 members of the shelter. There'll also be food trucks, games & entertainment on-site courtesy of Embiid. One of many things Embiid's done for the community this year.
Post Game Thread [Post Game Thread] The Phoenix Suns complete the 4-0 sweep against the Denver Nuggets, 125 - 118, and advance to the Western Conference Finals behind a combined 71/14/11 from Devin Booker and Chris Paul
News [Wojnarowski] Brooklyn Nets assistant Mike D’Antoni is interviewing for the Portland Trail Blazers coaching job today, sources tell ESPN. Two more assistant coaches — the Clippers’ Chauncey Billups and the Spurs’ Becky Hammon — are set to interview with Portland early this week, too.twitter.com
[The Athletic] In February, Luka snapped at Mavs exec Haralabos Voulgaris: "Don’t f—ing tell me to calm down." It's not the only example of a tense relationship. Sources say Voulgaris is Dallas' most influential exec. Will he impact Luka's desire to stay long-term?
[Fischer] Mike D'Antoni appears to have interest in the Bucks head coaching job, sources said. D'Antoni is motivated to find another head coaching role for the 2021-22 season. Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle has been rumored to have an eye on Milwaukee's potential opening.
Isaiah Thomas on Monty Williams thanking CP3 for being there in his darkest moments: "Crazy thing about it. The darkest moments of my life coach Monty Williams was there for me everyday for a year straight making sure I was good and we didn’t even know each other that well. Real as they come!"
Steve Nash - "We got a little single-minded with giving it to Kevin every time,” Nash said. “It puts a little too much pressure, it makes us too predictable, I thought. Puts a lot of burden on him. …Of course we’re looking for Kevin whenever we can. But within reason. Without making us predictable.”
Highlight [Highlight] Booker after the series win: "I've been waiting on this for a long time. A lot of people have been saying that I haven't played any meaningful basketball and I'm not ready for that. This is my time to prove it."streamable.com