Ja Morant is happy and other pictures from the night in the NBA

Desmond Bane (22), a guard for the Memphis Grizzlies, takes a shot during pre-game warm-ups before the 2023…

Desmond Bane, a guard for the Memphis Grizzlies, warms up by shooting the ball at FedExForum in Los Angeles against the Lakers prior to the NBA playoffs in 2023.

© Petre Thomas | 19th April 2023.

NBA: Playoffs- Memphis Grizzlies hosting the Los Angeles Lakers.

A overall perspective of the footwear of Desmond Bane (22), guard for the Memphis Grizzlies, during pregame warm ups prior to…

Prior to the NBA playoffs game in 2023, Desmond Bane, the shooting guard for the Memphis Grizzlies, laced up his shoes and warmed up at the FedExForum in Los Angeles against the Lakers.

© Petre Thomas | 19th April 2023.

NBA: Playoffs- Memphis Grizzlies hosting the Los Angeles Lakers.

Los Angeles Lakers forward Anthony Davis (3) takes a shot during pre-game warm ups…

Prior to the two NBA playoffs games in 2023, Anthony Davis, the forward for the Los Angeles Lakers, warms up by shooting the ball at FedExForum in Memphis, against the Grizzlies.

© Petre Thomas | 19th April 2023.

NBA: Playoffs- Memphis Grizzlies hosting the Los Angeles Lakers.

LeBron James (6), a forward for the Los Angeles Lakers, is shooting during the pregame warm-ups prior to the second game of the NBA Finals against the Miami Heat at the AdventHealth Arena, situated at the ESPN Wide World Of Sports Complex in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.

Prior to the two NBA playoff games in 2023 against the Memphis Grizzlies at FedExForum, Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James warms up by shooting.

© Petre Thomas | 19th April 2023.

NBA: Playoffs- Memphis Grizzlies hosting the Los Angeles Lakers.

LeBron James (6), the Los Angeles Lakers’ forward, is warming up before the second game of the NBA Finals against the Miami Heat at the AdventHealth Arena in Orlando, Florida, USA.

During pre-game warm-ups for game two of the 2023 NBA playoffs, the Memphis Grizzlies took on LeBron James (6), the forward for the Los Angeles Lakers, at FedExForum.

© Petre Thomas | 19th April 2023.

NBA: Playoffs- Miami Heat visiting the Milwaukee Bucks.

Towels are draped over seats before the match between the Miami Heat and Milwaukee Bucks begins….

Prior to the second game of the 2023 NBA Playoffs between the Miami Heat and Milwaukee Bucks, towels are draped over the seats at Fiserv Forum.

© Jeff Hanisch | April 19, 2023.

NBA: Playoffs- Memphis Grizzlies hosting the Los Angeles Lakers.

Jaren Jackson Jr. (13), forward for the Memphis Grizzlies, proudly displays his trophy for being named the Defensive Player of the Year….

Prior to the two playoff games in the 2023 NBA playoffs against the Los Angeles Lakers, Jaren Jackson Jr., The forward of the Memphis Grizzlies, proudly possesses his Defensive Player of the Year trophy at FedExForum.

© Petre Thomas | 19th April 2023.

NBA: Playoffs- Memphis Grizzlies hosting the Los Angeles Lakers.

Tyus Jones (21), the guard for the Memphis Grizzlies, shows his reaction before the second game of the NBA playoffs in 2023…

FedExForum at Lakers Angeles Los the against playoffs NBA 2023 the of game to prior reacts) 21 (Jones Tyus guard Grizzlies Memphis.

© Petre Thomas | 19th April 2023.

NBA: Playoffs- Memphis Grizzlies hosting the Los Angeles Lakers.

Los Angeles Lakers forward Anthony Davis (3) takes a shot while being guarded by Memphis Grizzlies forward Dillon Brooks (24)….

During the first half of the NBA playoffs in 2023, Dillon Brooks from the Memphis Grizzlies defended Anthony Davis, the forward for the Los Angeles Lakers, as he made a shot at FedExForum.

© Petre Thomas | 19th April 2023.

NBA: Playoffs- Memphis Grizzlies hosting the Los Angeles Lakers.

Los Angeles Lakers forward Anthony Davis (3) takes a shot while being guarded by Memphis Grizzlies forward Dillon Brooks (24)….

During the first half of the NBA playoffs in 2023, Dillon Brooks from the Memphis Grizzlies defended Anthony Davis, the forward for the Los Angeles Lakers, as he made a shot at FedExForum.

© Petre Thomas | 19th April 2023.

NBA: Playoffs – Minnesota Timberwolves vs Denver Nuggets.

Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic (15) prepares before the second game of the 2023 NBA Playoffs…

Nikola Jokic, the center for the Denver Nuggets, warms up before the two games of the NBA Playoffs 2023 against the Minnesota Timberwolves at Ball Arena.

© Isaiah J. Downing | April 19, 2023.

NBA: Playoffs- Memphis Grizzlies hosting the Los Angeles Lakers.

LeBron James (6), the forward for the Los Angeles Lakers, dribbles in the first half against the Memphis Grizzlies…

During the first half of the NBA 2023 playoffs, LeBron James, the forward for the Los Angeles Lakers, dribbles against the Memphis Grizzlies at FedExForum.

© Petre Thomas | 19th April 2023.

NBA: Playoffs- Miami Heat visiting the Milwaukee Bucks.

Giannis Antetokounmpo, a frontcourt player for the Milwaukee Bucks, fervently backs his team from the sidelines in the first quarter of the matchup against the Miami…

During the first quarter of game two of the 2023 NBA Playoffs at Fiserv Forum, Giannis Antetokounmpo, a forward for the Milwaukee Bucks, enthusiastically supports his team from the baseline as they face off against the Miami Heat.

© Jeff Hanisch | April 19, 2023.

NBA: Playoffs- Memphis Grizzlies hosting the Los Angeles Lakers.

Tyus Jones (21), a point guard for the Memphis Grizzlies, handles the ball while being guarded by D’Angelo Russell (1), a guard for the Los Angeles Lakers.

During the second half of game two of the NBA playoffs in 2023, Tyus Jones, the guard for the Memphis Grizzlies, defends D’Angelo Russell, the guard for the Los Angeles Lakers, as he dribbles.

© Petre Thomas | 19th April 2023.

NBA: Playoffs- Miami Heat visiting the Milwaukee Bucks.

Max Strus, a shooting guard for the Miami Heat, attempts a shot over Jrue Holiday, a point guard for the Milwaukee Bucks, in the opening quarter of the game held at the Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee on Tuesday, March 2, 2021.

Jrue Holiday, the guard for the Milwaukee Bucks, shoots over Max Strus, the guard for the Miami Heat, during the first quarter of the two games at the NBA Playoffs in 2023 at Fiserv Forum.

© Jeff Hanisch | April 19, 2023.

NBA: Playoffs- Memphis Grizzlies hosting the Los Angeles Lakers.

LeBron James (6), a forward for the Los Angeles Lakers, maneuvers the ball while being defended by David Roddy, a forward for the Memphis Grizzlies….

During the second half of the two playoff games at FedExForum in 2023, David Roddy, the forward for the Memphis Grizzlies (27), defends against LeBron James, the forward for the Los Angeles Lakers (6), as he handles the ball.

© Petre Thomas | 19th April 2023.

NBA: Playoffs- Miami Heat visiting the Milwaukee Bucks.

During the game, Jimmy Butler (22), a forward for the Miami Heat, takes a shot against Brook Lopez (11), the center for the Milwaukee Bucks.

During the first quarter of the NBA Playoffs 2023 game at Fiserv Forum, Brook Lopez, the center for the Milwaukee Bucks, takes a shot against Brook Lopez, the center for the Miami Heat, while Jimmy Butler, the forward for the Miami Heat, also takes a shot.

© Jeff Hanisch | April 19, 2023.

NBA: Playoffs- Memphis Grizzlies hosting the Los Angeles Lakers.

Memphis Grizzlies guard Desmond Bane (22) penetrates towards the hoop while being defended by Los Angeles Lakers guard D’Angelo…

During the second half of the two-game playoff series between the Los Angeles Lakers’ guard, Russell D’Angelo, and the Memphis Grizzlies’ guard, Desmond Bane, at FedExForum in NBA 2023, Bane drives towards the basket as D’Angelo defends.

© Petre Thomas | 19th April 2023.

NBA: Playoffs- Memphis Grizzlies hosting the Los Angeles Lakers.

Desmond Bane (22), the shooting guard for the Memphis Grizzlies, attempts a shot while being guarded by Jarred Vanderbilt (2), the small forward for the Los Angeles Lakers.

During the second half of game two in the NBA playoffs in 2023, Vanderbilt’s Jarred, a forward for the Los Angeles Lakers, defends as he shoots. Similarly, Bane Desmond, a guard for the Memphis Grizzlies, shoots.

© Petre Thomas | 19th April 2023.

NBA: Playoffs- Memphis Grizzlies hosting the Los Angeles Lakers.

During the first half of an NBA basketball game on Sunday, March 14, 2021, in Los Angeles, Santi Aldama (7), a forward for the Memphis Grizzlies, advances towards the basket while being defended by Anthony Davis (3) and LeBron James (23), both forwards for the Los Angeles Lakers.

During the second half of the NBA 2023 playoffs, Jarred Vanderbilt and Anthony Davis, the forward for the Los Angeles Lakers, drove to the basket between Santi Aldama, the forward for the Memphis Grizzlies, at FedExForum for two games.

© Petre Thomas | 19th April 2023.

NBA: Playoffs- Memphis Grizzlies hosting the Los Angeles Lakers.

During the first half of an NBA basketball game on Sunday, March 14, 2021, in Los Angeles, Santi Aldama (7), a forward for the Memphis Grizzlies, advances towards the basket while being defended by Anthony Davis (3) and LeBron James (23), both forwards for the Los Angeles Lakers.

During the second half of the NBA 2023 playoffs, Jarred Vanderbilt and Anthony Davis, the forward for the Los Angeles Lakers, drove to the basket between Santi Aldama, the forward for the Memphis Grizzlies, at FedExForum for two games.

© Petre Thomas | 19th April 2023.

NBA: Playoffs – Minnesota Timberwolves vs Denver Nuggets.

Minnesota Timberwolves center Rudy Gobert (27) and Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic (15) prior to and during the game…

Nikola Jokic, the center for the Denver Nuggets, and Rudy Gobert, the center for the Minnesota Timberwolves, faced off at Ball Arena during the two playoff games of the NBA in 2023.

© Isaiah J. Downing | April 19, 2023.

NBA: Playoffs- Miami Heat visiting the Milwaukee Bucks.

Miami Heat player Gabe Vincent (2) maneuvers towards the hoop while being defended by Milwaukee Bucks forward Bobby Portis…

During the first quarter of the NBA playoffs in 2023, Bobby Portis, a forward for the Milwaukee Bucks, drove around the basket and scored while being guarded by Gabe Vincent, a guard for the Miami Heat.

© Jeff Hanisch | April 19, 2023.

NBA: Playoffs- Miami Heat visiting the Milwaukee Bucks.

Erik Spoelstra, the head coach of the Miami Heat, observes the first quarter of the game against the Milwaukee Bucks…

During game two of the 2023 NBA Playoffs, Erik Spoelstra, the head coach of the Miami Heat, observes from Fiserv Forum as the first quarter unfolds against the Milwaukee Bucks.

© Jeff Hanisch | April 19, 2023.

NBA: Playoffs- Memphis Grizzlies hosting the Los Angeles Lakers.

Rui Hachimura (28), a forward for the Los Angeles Lakers, responds alongside forward Anthony Davis (3) in the second quarter of the game.

During the 2023 NBA playoffs, at FedExForum, Anthony Davis, the forward for the Los Angeles Lakers, reacts along with Rui Hachimura, the forward for the Memphis Grizzlies, during the second half of the game.

© Petre Thomas | 19th April 2023.

NBA: Playoffs- Miami Heat visiting the Milwaukee Bucks.

During the game, Bam Adebayo (13), who plays as the center for the Miami Heat, shoots the ball over Brook Lopez (11), who is the center for the Milwaukee Bucks.

In the first quarter of game two of the 2023 NBA Playoffs at Fiserv Forum, Bam Adebayo (13), the center for Miami Heat, takes a shot while being defended by Brook Lopez (11), the center for Milwaukee Bucks.

© Jeff Hanisch | April 19, 2023.

NBA: Playoffs- Memphis Grizzlies hosting the Los Angeles Lakers.

Jarred Vanderbilt (2), a forward for the Los Angeles Lakers, is seated on the bench during a timeout in the game against the Phoenix Suns at Staples Center.

During the second half of the NBA playoffs game in 2023, Jarred Vanderbilt, a forward for the Los Angeles Lakers, sits on the bench during a timeout at FedExForum, against the Memphis Grizzlies.

© Petre Thomas | 19th April 2023.

NBA: Playoffs – Minnesota Timberwolves vs Denver Nuggets.

Denver Nuggets guard Jamal Murray (27) maintains possession of the ball while being guarded by Minnesota Timberwolves forward Taurean Prince (12)…

During the first quarter of the NBA Playoffs 2023 game at Ball Arena, Taurean Prince, a forward for the Minnesota Timberwolves, guarded Jamal Murray, the Denver Nuggets’ point guard, as he controlled the ball.

© Isaiah J. Downing | April 19, 2023.

NBA: Playoffs – Minnesota Timberwolves vs Denver Nuggets.

Taurean Prince (12), a forward for the Minnesota Timberwolves, moves towards the hoop as he confronts Jamal Murray, a guard for the Denver Nuggets.

During the first quarter of the NBA 2023 Playoffs game at Ball Arena, Jamal Murray, the guard for the Denver Nuggets, drives to the net against Taurean Prince, the forward for the Minnesota Timberwolves, scoring 27 points.

© Isaiah J. Downing | April 19, 2023.

NBA: Playoffs – Minnesota Timberwolves vs Denver Nuggets.

Denver Nuggets guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (5) throws the ball to center Nikola Jokic (15) while playing against Minnesota….

During the first quarter of the NBA 2023 Playoffs game at Ball Arena, Mike Conley, the guard for the Timberwolves Minnesota, passes the ball to Nikola Jokic, the center for the Denver Nuggets, while Karl-Anthony Towns, the center for the Timberwolves Minnesota, defends him.

© Isaiah J. Downing | April 19, 2023.

NBA: Playoffs – Minnesota Timberwolves vs Denver Nuggets.

Fans of the Denver Nuggets respond following a play against the Minnesota Timberwolves in the opening quarter during…

During the first quarter of game two of the 2023 NBA Playoffs at Ball Arena, Denver Nuggets supporters respond following a play against the Minnesota Timberwolves.

© Isaiah J. Downing | April 19, 2023.

NBA: Playoffs- Miami Heat visiting the Milwaukee Bucks.

Overall perspective of the footwear donned by Joe Ingles (7), a forward for the Milwaukee Bucks, in the second game…

Joe Ingles, the forward for the Milwaukee Bucks, showcased the general view of the shoes worn by the Miami Heat during the two games of the NBA 2023 Playoffs at Fiserv Forum.

© Jeff Hanisch | April 19, 2023.

NBA: Playoffs- Miami Heat visiting the Milwaukee Bucks.

Bam Adebayo (13), the center for the Miami Heat, slams the basketball over Brook Lopez (11), the center for the Milwaukee Bucks, during the game.

During the third quarter of Game Two of the NBA 2023 Playoffs at Forum Fiserv, Brook Lopez, a center for the Milwaukee Bucks, successfully dunks over Bam Adebayo, who is the center for the Miami Heat.

© Jeff Hanisch | April 19, 2023.

NBA: Playoffs- Miami Heat visiting the Milwaukee Bucks.

Miami Heat guard Max Strus (31) secures a rebound from Milwaukee Bucks center Brook Lopez…

During the third quarter of the NBA 2023 Playoffs game between the Milwaukee Bucks’ center, Brook Lopez, and the Miami Heat’s guard, Max Strus, Brook Lopez of the Milwaukee Bucks secures an offensive rebound.

© Jeff Hanisch | April 19, 2023.

NBA: Playoffs- Miami Heat visiting the Milwaukee Bucks.

Overall appearance of the footwear worn by Jrue Holiday (21), the guard of the Milwaukee Bucks, during the second game…

Jrue Holiday (21), the guard for the Milwaukee Bucks, sported the sneakers at Fiserv Forum during the second game of the 2023 NBA Playoffs against the Miami Heat, as observed in the overall perspective.

© Jeff Hanisch | April 19, 2023.

NBA: Playoffs- Miami Heat visiting the Milwaukee Bucks.

Khris Middleton (22), the forward for the Milwaukee Bucks, keeps the ball away from Max Strus, the guard for the Miami Heat.

During the third quarter of the NBA playoffs game at Fiserv Forum in 2023, Max Strus, the guard from the Miami Heat, holds the ball away from Khris Middleton, the forward from the Milwaukee Bucks.

© Jeff Hanisch | April 19, 2023.

NBA: Playoffs- Miami Heat visiting the Milwaukee Bucks.

Jrue Holiday (21), a guard for the Milwaukee Bucks, attempts a shot in the third quarter against the Miami Heat on Tuesday, March 2, 2021, at the Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee.

Jrue Holiday, the guard for the Milwaukee Bucks, appears to be preparing to shoot during the third quarter of the NBA 2023 Playoffs game between the Miami Heat and the Bucks at Fiserv Forum.

© Jeff Hanisch | April 19, 2023.

NBA: Playoffs- Miami Heat visiting the Milwaukee Bucks.

Miami Heat guard Kyle Lowry (7) distributes the ball while on the court during the third quarter….

During the third quarter of game two of the 2023 NBA Playoffs at Fiserv Forum, Kyle Lowry (7), the guard for the Miami Heat, distributes the ball while being on the court, playing against the Milwaukee Bucks.

© Jeff Hanisch | April 19, 2023.

NBA: Playoffs- Miami Heat visiting the Milwaukee Bucks.

Joe Ingles (7), a forward for the Milwaukee Bucks, shows his reaction after successfully making a basket in the third quarter against…

During the third quarter of game two in the 2023 NBA Playoffs at Fiserv Forum, Milwaukee Bucks forward Joe Ingles (7) displays a reaction upon successfully making a basket against the Miami Heat.

© Jeff Hanisch | April 19, 2023.

NBA: Playoffs- Miami Heat visiting the Milwaukee Bucks.

Joe Ingles (7), a forward for the Milwaukee Bucks, shows his reaction after successfully making a basket in the third quarter against…

During the third quarter of game two in the 2023 NBA Playoffs at Fiserv Forum, Milwaukee Bucks forward Joe Ingles (7) displays a reaction upon successfully making a basket against the Miami Heat.

© Jeff Hanisch | April 19, 2023.

NBA: Playoffs – Minnesota Timberwolves vs Denver Nuggets.

Karl-Anthony Towns (32), the pivot for the Minnesota Timberwolves, takes a shot at the basket while being guarded by Nikola Jokic, the big man for the Denver Nuggets.

In the third quarter of the NBA 2023 Playoffs, Nikola Jokic, the center for the Denver Nuggets, drives to the net against Karl-Anthony Towns, the center for the Minnesota Timberwolves.

© Isaiah J. Downing | April 19, 2023.

NBA: Playoffs – Minnesota Timberwolves vs Denver Nuggets.

In the game, Michael Malone, the head coach of the Denver Nuggets, faced off against the Minnesota Timberwolves in the third quarter.

During the third quarter of the NBA playoffs in 2023, the head coach of the Denver Nuggets, Michael Malone, was in the arena ball game against the Minnesota Timberwolves.

© Isaiah J. Downing | April 19, 2023.

NBA: Playoffs – Minnesota Timberwolves vs Denver Nuggets.

Chris Finch, the head coach of the Minnesota Timberwolves, in the third period against the Denver Nuggets during the game…

During the third quarter of the playoffs game between the Denver Nuggets and the Minnesota Timberwolves, Chris Finch, the head coach of the Timberwolves, was seen on the sidelines.

© Isaiah J. Downing | April 19, 2023.

NBA: Playoffs – Minnesota Timberwolves vs Denver Nuggets.

Anthony Edwards (1), the shooting guard for the Minnesota Timberwolves, and Aaron Gordon (50), the power forward for the Denver Nuggets, engage in a fierce rebounding contest during the basketball game.

During the third quarter of the two playoff games at Ball Arena in NBA 2023, there was a fierce battle for a rebound between Aaron Gordon, the forward for the Denver Nuggets, and Anthony Edwards, the guard for the Minnesota Timberwolves.

© Isaiah J. Downing | April 19, 2023.

NBA: Playoffs – Minnesota Timberwolves vs Denver Nuggets.

Jamal Murray (27), the Denver Nuggets’ guard, retains possession of the basketball despite being under pressure from Nickeil, the Minnesota Timberwolves’ guard.

During the third quarter of the NBA 2023 playoffs, guard Walker Alexander-Nickeil from the Minnesota Timberwolves controls the ball under pressure from guard Jamal Murray of the Denver Nuggets at Ball Arena.

© Isaiah J. Downing | April 19, 2023.

NBA: Playoffs – Minnesota Timberwolves vs Denver Nuggets.

Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic (15) maintains possession of the ball while being closely guarded by Minnesota Timberwolves center Rudy….

During the third quarter of the NBA Playoffs game at Ball Arena in 2023, Rudy Gobert, the center from the Minnesota Timberwolves, manages to retain possession of the ball despite being under pressure from Nikola Jokic, the center from the Denver Nuggets.

© Isaiah J. Downing | April 19, 2023.

NBA: Playoffs- Miami Heat visiting the Milwaukee Bucks.

Miami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra disputes with referee Brian Forte (45) in the final period…

During the fourth quarter of game two of the 2023 NBA Playoffs at Fiserv Forum, Erik Spoelstra, the head coach of the Miami Heat, engages in a heated dispute with Brian Forte (45), the referee, in a showdown against the Milwaukee Bucks.

© Jeff Hanisch | April 19, 2023.

NBA: Playoffs – Minnesota Timberwolves vs Denver Nuggets.

In the third quarter, Rudy Gobert, the center for the Minnesota Timberwolves, slams the ball during the game against Denver.

During the third quarter of the NBA 2023 Playoffs game between the Denver Nuggets and the Minnesota Timberwolves, Rudy Gobert, the center for the Timberwolves, dunks the ball, scoring 27 points.

© Isaiah J. Downing | April 19, 2023.

NBA: Playoffs – Minnesota Timberwolves vs Denver Nuggets.

Denver Nuggets performers dance in the third period against the Minnesota Timberwolves during the second game of….

During the third quarter of the playoffs game between the Minnesota Timberwolves and the Denver Nuggets in the NBA 2023, dancers from Denver performed at the arena.

© Isaiah J. Downing | April 19, 2023.

NBA: Playoffs – Minnesota Timberwolves vs Denver Nuggets.

Nikola Jokic (15), the center for the Denver Nuggets, sits on the bench during a timeout in the third quarter…

Nikola Jokic, the center for the Denver Nuggets, sat on the bench during a timeout in the third quarter of the Timberwolves Minnesota game at Ball Arena during the NBA 2023 playoffs.

© Isaiah J. Downing | April 19, 2023.

NBA: Playoffs – Minnesota Timberwolves vs Denver Nuggets.

Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic (15) maintains possession of the ball while being guarded by Nickeil Alexander-Walker (9) of the Minnesota Timberwolves….

During the third quarter of the NBA playoffs in 2023, guard Walker Alexander-Nickeil from the Minnesota Timberwolves controls the ball as center Nikola Jokic from the Denver Nuggets guards him.

© Isaiah J. Downing | April 19, 2023.

NBA: Playoffs – Minnesota Timberwolves vs Denver Nuggets.

Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic (15) tries to make a shot while being pressured by Minnesota Timberwolves center Rudy…

During the fourth quarter of the two-game playoffs at Ball Arena in NBA 2023, Rudy Gobert, the center for the Minnesota Timberwolves, attempts a shot under pressure from Nikola Jokic, the center for the Denver Nuggets.

© Isaiah J. Downing | April 19, 2023.

NBA: Playoffs- Miami Heat visiting the Milwaukee Bucks.

Milwaukee Bucks guard Goran Dragic (31) takes a shot during the final period against the Miami Heat during….

During the fourth quarter of the NBA 2023 Playoffs game between the Miami Heat and the Milwaukee Bucks, the guard Goran Dragic shoots 31 points.

© Jeff Hanisch | April 19, 2023.

NBA: Playoffs- Miami Heat visiting the Milwaukee Bucks.

Giannis Antetokounmpo, a forward for the Milwaukee Bucks, exchanges greetings with his teammate Thanasis Antetokounmpo (43) after the match against the Miami…

After the game against the Miami Heat, forward Thanasis Antetokounmpo (43) welcomes forward Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks at Fiserv Forum, following game two of the 2023 NBA Playoffs.

© Jeff Hanisch | April 19, 2023.

NBA: Playoffs – Minnesota Timberwolves vs Denver Nuggets.

Jamal Murray (27), a guard for the Denver Nuggets, is defending while Mike Conley (10), a guard for the Minnesota Timberwolves, is passing the ball.

During the 2023 NBA Playoffs’ second game at Ball Arena, forward Kyle Anderson (5) is passed the ball by Minnesota Timberwolves guard Mike Conley (10) in the fourth quarter, while being guarded by Denver Nuggets guard Jamal Murray (27).

© Isaiah J. Downing | April 19, 2023.

NBA: Playoffs – Minnesota Timberwolves vs Denver Nuggets.

A close-up look at the footwear donned by Anthony Edwards (1), a guard for the Minnesota Timberwolves, in the…

During the fourth quarter of the NBA 2023 Playoffs game between the Denver Nuggets and the Minnesota Timberwolves, a detailed view of the shoes worn by the Timberwolves’ guard Anthony Edwards was captured.

© Isaiah J. Downing | April 19, 2023.

NBA: Playoffs – Minnesota Timberwolves vs Denver Nuggets.

Denver Nuggets forward Michael Porter Jr. (1) maintains possession of the ball while Minnesota Timberwolves guard Anthony Edwards…

During the fourth quarter of the NBA 2023 playoffs, Jr. Porter Michael, a forward for the Denver Nuggets, takes control of the ball as guards Edwards Anthony guards the Minnesota Timberwolves at Ball Arena.

© Isaiah J. Downing | April 19, 2023.

NBA: Playoffs – Minnesota Timberwolves vs Denver Nuggets.

A close-up view of the sneakers donned by Nikola Jokic (15), the center for the Denver Nuggets, in the matchup versus the Los Angeles Lakers on January 13, 2022.

During the fourth quarter of the NBA 2023 Playoffs game between the Minnesota Timberwolves and the Denver Nuggets, a detailed view of Nikola Jokic’s shoes was seen at Ball Arena.

© Isaiah J. Downing | April 19, 2023.

NBA: Playoffs – Minnesota Timberwolves vs Denver Nuggets.

Denver Nuggets guard Jamal Murray (27) responds after a play with Minnesota Timberwolves guard Mike Conley….

During the fourth quarter of the NBA Playoffs in 2023, Rudy Gobert and Nikola Jokic, the centers for the Utah Jazz and Denver Nuggets respectively, were seen in action. Jamal Murray, the guard for the Denver Nuggets, also played against the Minnesota Timberwolves.

© Isaiah J. Downing | April 19, 2023.

NBA: Playoffs – Minnesota Timberwolves vs Denver Nuggets.

Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic (15) tries a free throw in the final period against the…

During the fourth quarter of the NBA 2023 Playoffs game between the Minnesota Timberwolves and the Denver Nuggets, center Nikola Jokic attempts a free throw (15) at the arena.

© Isaiah J. Downing | April 19, 2023.

NBA: Playoffs – Minnesota Timberwolves vs Denver Nuggets.

In the fourth quarter of game five in the 2020 NBA Playoffs Western Conference Finals, forward Michael Porter Jr. (1) of the Denver Nuggets displays his reaction alongside guard Jamal Murray (27) against the Los Angeles Lakers at AdventHealth Arena in ESPN Wide World Of Sports Complex on September 26, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.

During the fourth quarter of game two in the 2023 NBA Playoffs, guard Jamal Murray (27) responds alongside Denver Nuggets forward Michael Porter Jr. (1) at Ball Arena.

© Isaiah J. Downing | April 19, 2023.

NBA: Playoffs – Minnesota Timberwolves vs Denver Nuggets.

Minnesota Timberwolves guard Anthony Edwards (1) tries to make a shot against Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic (15)….

During the fourth quarter of the NBA 2023 Playoffs game between the Denver Nuggets and the Minnesota Timberwolves, Jr. Porter Michael, a forward, and Pope Caldwell-Kentavious, a guard, attempt a shot against Nikola Jokic, the center for the Nuggets.

© Isaiah J. Downing | April 19, 2023.

NBA: Playoffs – Minnesota Timberwolves vs Denver Nuggets.

Jamal Murray (27), a guard for the Denver Nuggets, maintains control of the ball as he is being observed by Mike Conley (10), a guard for the Minnesota Timberwolves.

During the fourth quarter of the NBA 2023 playoffs, in a game between the Minnesota Timberwolves and the Denver Nuggets, guard Mike Conley of the Timberwolves and guard Jamal Murray of the Nuggets are in control of the ball.

© Isaiah J. Downing | April 19, 2023.

NBA: Playoffs – Minnesota Timberwolves vs Denver Nuggets.

In the fourth quarter, Anthony Edwards (1), the guard for the Minnesota Timberwolves, maintains control of the ball against the Denver…

During the fourth quarter of the playoffs game between the Denver Nuggets and the Minnesota Timberwolves, Anthony Edwards, the guard for the Timberwolves, controls the ball.

© Isaiah J. Downing | April 19, 2023.

NBA: Playoffs – Minnesota Timberwolves vs Denver Nuggets.

A close-up view of the sneakers donned by Nikola Jokic (15), the center for the Denver Nuggets, in the matchup versus the Los Angeles Lakers on January 13, 2022.

During the fourth quarter of the NBA 2023 Playoffs game between the Minnesota Timberwolves and the Denver Nuggets, a detailed view of Nikola Jokic’s shoes was seen at Ball Arena.

© Isaiah J. Downing | April 19, 2023.

NBA: Playoffs – Minnesota Timberwolves vs Denver Nuggets.

A close-up look at the footwear donned by Karl-Anthony Towns (32), the center for the Minnesota Timberwolves, in the…

During the fourth quarter of the NBA 2023 playoffs game between the Denver Nuggets and the Minnesota Timberwolves, Karl-Anthony Towns, the center for the Timberwolves, wore shoes that provided a detailed view.

© Isaiah J. Downing | April 19, 2023.

NBA: Playoffs – Minnesota Timberwolves vs Denver Nuggets.

Denver Nuggets guard Jamal Murray (27) in the final period against the Minnesota Timberwolves during the match…

During the fourth quarter of the playoff game between the Minnesota Timberwolves and the Denver Nuggets in NBA 2023, Jamal Murray, the guard for the Denver Nuggets, scored 27 points at the arena.

© Isaiah J. Downing | April 19, 2023.

NBA: Playoffs – Minnesota Timberwolves vs Denver Nuggets.

Nikola Jokic (15), the center for the Denver Nuggets, communicates with the press after the contest against the Minnesota Timberwolves.

Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic speaks to the media after the game against the Minnesota Timberwolves during the NBA 2023 Playoffs.

© Isaiah J. Downing | April 19, 2023.

Los Angeles Lakers versus Memphis Grizzlies – Second Game.

MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE – APRIL 19: Anthony Davis #3 of the Los Angeles Lakers and Jaren Jackson….

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Los Angeles Lakers versus Memphis Grizzlies – Second Game.

MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE – APRIL 19: Austin Reaves #15 of the Los Angeles Lakers distributes the ball….

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Los Angeles Lakers versus Memphis Grizzlies – Second Game.

In the first quarter against the opposing team, Ja Morant #12 from the Memphis Grizzlies displays his reaction in Memphis, Tennessee on April 19.

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Los Angeles Lakers versus Memphis Grizzlies – Second Game.

MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE – APRIL 19: Desmond Bane #22 of the Memphis Grizzlies controls the ball during….

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Los Angeles Lakers versus Memphis Grizzlies – Second Game.

MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE – APRIL 19: LeBron James #6 of the Los Angeles Lakers controls the ball….

On April 19, 2023, at FedExForum in Memphis, Tennessee, LeBron James, wearing jersey number 6 for the Los Angeles Lakers, controls the ball in the first half against David Roddy, who wears jersey number 27 for the Memphis Grizzlies, in Game Two of the Western Conference First Round Playoffs. By downloading and/or using this photograph, the user agrees to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Justin Ford/Getty Images).

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Los Angeles Lakers versus Memphis Grizzlies – Second Game.

MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE – APRIL 19: Rui Hachimura #28 of the Los Angeles Lakers attempts a shot….

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Miami Heat versus Milwaukee Bucks – Game Two.

MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN – APRIL 19: Khris Middleton #22 of the Milwaukee Bucks handles the ball while dribbling against….

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Miami Heat versus Milwaukee Bucks – Game Two.

MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN – APRIL 19: Jrue Holiday #21 of the Milwaukee Bucks handles the ball while dribbling against…

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Miami Heat versus Milwaukee Bucks – Game Two.

On April 19th in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Jimmy Butler #22 of the Miami Heat displays his reaction during the first…

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Miami Heat versus Milwaukee Bucks – Game Two.

MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN – APRIL 19: Giannis Antetokounmpo #34 of the Milwaukee Bucks is seated on the sidelines…

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Miami Heat versus Milwaukee Bucks – Game Two.

MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN – APRIL 19: Khris Middleton #22 of the Milwaukee Bucks handles the ball while dribbling against….

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Miami Heat versus Milwaukee Bucks – Game Two.

MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN – APRIL 19: Khris Middleton #22 of the Milwaukee Bucks handles the ball while dribbling against….

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Miami Heat versus Milwaukee Bucks – Game Two.

MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN – APRIL 19: Bobby Portis #9 of the Milwaukee Bucks responds with excitement after scoring a basket…

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Miami Heat versus Milwaukee Bucks – Game Two.

MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN – APRIL 19: Brook Lopez #11 of the Milwaukee Bucks slams the ball against….

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Pittsburgh Pirates versus Colorado Rockies.

DENVER, COLORADO – APRIL 19: Anthony Edwards #1 of the Minnesota Timberwolves dribbles the ball down…

On April 19, 2023, at Ball Arena in Denver, Colorado, during the second game of Round 1 in the NBA Playoffs, Anthony Edwards, wearing jersey number 1 for the Minnesota Timberwolves, dribbles the ball down the court in the first quarter against the Denver Nuggets. In this Getty Images photograph taken by Matthew Stockman, the user consents to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement by downloading and/or using this photograph, and expressly acknowledges and agrees to it.

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Minnesota Timberwolves versus Denver Nuggets – Second Game.

DENVER, COLORADO – APRIL 19: Coach Michael Malone of the Denver Nuggets manages the sidelines…

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Pittsburgh Pirates versus Colorado Rockies.

DENVER, COLORADO – APRIL 19: Coach Michael Malone of the Denver Nuggets manages the sidelines…

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Minnesota Timberwolves versus Denver Nuggets – Second Game.

DENVER, COLORADO – APRIL 19: Bruce Brown #11 of the Denver Nuggets takes a shot…

In April 2023, during the second quarter of Game 2 of the NBA Playoffs at the Ball Arena in Colorado, the #11 player Bruce Brown from the Denver Nuggets takes a shot against #5 player Kyle Anderson from the Minnesota Timberwolves.

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Minnesota Timberwolves versus Denver Nuggets – Second Game.

DENVER, COLORADO – APRIL 19: Nikola Jokic #17 of the Denver Nuggets leads the offense while….

On April 19, 2023, at Ball Arena in Denver, Colorado, Nikola Jokic #17 of the Denver Nuggets controls the attack while being defended by Rudy Gobert #27 of the Minnesota Timberwolves in the second quarter of Round 1 Game 2 of the NBA Playoffs. By downloading and/or using this photograph, the user consents to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement and explicitly acknowledges and agrees. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images).

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Minnesota Timberwolves versus Denver Nuggets – Second Game.

DENVER, COLORADO – APRIL 19: The head coach, Chris Finch, of the Minnesota Timberwolves observes as his…

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Minnesota Timberwolves versus Denver Nuggets – Second Game.

DENVER, COLORADO – APRIL 19: The head coach, Chris Finch, of the Minnesota Timberwolves observes as his…

(Denver, Colorado – April 19) During Game 2 of the NBA Playoffs at Ball Arena in Denver, Colorado, Chris Finch, the head coach of the Minnesota Timberwolves, observed his team competing against the Denver Nuggets in the second quarter. The user recognizes and accepts that, by downloading and/or utilizing this photograph, the user is giving consent to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

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Minnesota Timberwolves versus Denver Nuggets – Second Game.

DENVER, COLORADO – APRIL 19: Jamal Murray #27 of the Denver Nuggets pauses to catch his breath during the game against the Los Angeles Lakers at the Pepsi Center on April 19, 2021 in Denver, Colorado.

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Minnesota Timberwolves versus Denver Nuggets – Second Game.

DENVER, COLORADO – APRIL 19: Jamal Murray #27 of the Denver Nuggets pauses to catch his breath during the game against the Los Angeles Lakers at the Pepsi Center on April 19, 2021 in Denver, Colorado.

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