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Drake is still out here talking trash to John Wall

Drake is still out here talking trash to John Wall

If you listen to Drake, it won't surprise you that he is rehashing old lines again. 

The musician/actor/brand embassador/surprisingly good SNL host was courtside in Toronto for Game 2 of the Wizards vs. Raptors first-round NBA Playoff series because he is Drake and he's basically allowed to do whatever he wants at Raptors games.

And as was the case in Game 1, Drake found John Wall for some friendly trash talk. You know, because John Wall went to Kentucky and Drake fancies himself an unofficial Kentucky Wildcasts basketball alumnus. 

You can clearly hear him calling out to Wall, who is not paying attention, presumably because he's in the middle of an NBA playoff game. 

He will presumably do it again in a potential Game 5 or 7.

It's what he does. 

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NBA Playoffs 2018: Full playoff bracket, first-round schedule released

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NBA Playoffs 2018: Full playoff bracket, first-round schedule released

The 2018 NBA Playoff bracket is officially set and the full first-round playoff schedule is here. 

After 82 games, the top eight teams in each conference now compete for the 2018 NBA Championship. The first round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs will begin on Saturday, April 14. 

In the Eastern Conference, the Toronto Raptors and Boston Celtics locked up the top two seeds with a week to spare. The remaining six seeds were sorted out over the final three games of the regular-season. The Washington Wizards fell all the way to the No. 8 seed, and will face the Raptors in the first round.

The Wizards-Raptors winner will play the winner of the No. 4 Cleveland Cavaliers vs. No. 5 Indiana Pacers series.

The No. 2 Boston Celtics will face the No. 7 Milwaukee Bucks, with the winner of that series facing the winner of the No. 3 Philadelphia 76ers vs. No. 6 Miami Heat series.

The first round of the 2018 NBA Western Conference Playoffs features No. 1 Houston Rockets vs. No. 8 Minnesota Timberwolves, which the T-Wolves clinched with an overtime win over the Denver Nuggets in the final game of the season. The Portland Trail Blazers earned the No. 3 seed with a Wednesday win over the Utah Jazz, which sent the Jazz to the No. 5 seed.  The No. 5 Jazz will take on the No. 4 Oklahoma City Thunder. The Golden State Warriors enter the 2018 NBA Playoffs as the No. 2 seed and will face No. 7 San Antonio Spurs. 

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Washington Wizards vs. Toronto Raptors 2018 First Round Schedule

No. 1 Toronto Raptors vs. No. 8 Washington Wizards: Raptors lead series 1-0
Game 1
: Saturday, 4/14 at 5:30 p.m. ET. (NBC Sports Washington). Raptors 114, Wizards 106
Game 2: Washington Wizards at Toronto Raptors. Tuesday, 4/17 at 7:00 p.m. ET. (NBC Sports Washington)
Game 3: Toronto Raptors at Washington Wizards. Friday, 4/20 at 8:00 p.m. ET. (NBC Sports Washington)
Game 4: Toronto Raptors at Washington Wizards. Sunday, 4/22 at 6:00 p.m. ET. (NBC Sports Washington)
Game 5 (If Necessary): Washington Wizards at Toronto Raptors. Wednesday, 4/25 at Time TBD (NBC Sports Washingon)
Game 6 (If Necessary): Toronto Raptors at Washington Wizards. Friday, 4/27 at Time TBD 
Game 7 (If Necessary): Washington Wizards at Toronto Raptors. Sunday, 4/29 at Time TBD 

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EASTERN CONFERENCE PLAYOFF SCHEDULE

No. 2 Boston Celtics vs. No. 7 Milwaukee Bucks: Celtics lead series 1-0
Game 1: Sunday, 4/15 at 1:00 p.m. ET (TNT). Celtics 113, Bucks 107 (OT)
Game 2: Milwaukee Bucks at Boston Celtics. Tuesday, 4/17 at 8:00 p.m. ET (TNT)
Game 3: Boston Celtics at Milwaukee Bucks. Friday, 4/20 at 9:30 p.m. ET (ESPN)
Game 4: Boston Celtics at Milwaukee Bucks. Sunday, 4/22 at 1:00 p.m. ET (ABC)
Game 5 (If Necessary): Milwaukee Bucks at Boston Celtics. Tuesday, 4/24 at Time TBD (Channel TBD)
Game 6 (If Necessary): Boston Celtics at Milwaukee Bucks. Thursday, 4/26 at Time TBD (Channel TBD)
Game 7 (If Necessary): Milwaukee Bucks at Boston Celtics. Saturday, 4/28 at Time TBD (TNT)

No. 3 Philadelphia 76ers vs. No. 6 Miami Heat: Series tied 1-1
Game 1: Saturday, 4/14 at 8:00 p.m. ET (ESPN). 76ers 130, Heat 103
Game 2: Monday, 4/16 at 8:00 p.m. ET (TNT). Heat 113, 76ers 103
Game 3: Philadelphia 76ers at Miami Heat. Thursday, 4/19 at 7:00 p.m. ET (TNT)
Game 4: Philadelphia 76ers at Miami Heat. Saturday, 4/1 at 2:30 p.m. ET (TNT)
Game 5 (If Necessary): Miami Heat at Philadelphia 76ers. Tuesday, 4/24 at Time TBD (Channel TBD)
Game 6 (If Necessary): Philadelphia 76ers at Miami Heat. Thursday, 4/26 at Time TBD (Channel TBD)
Game 7 (If Necessary): Miami Heat at Philadelphia 76ers. Saturday, 4/27 at Time TBD (TNT)

No. 4 Cleveland Cavaliers vs. No. 5 Indiana Pacers: Pacers lead series 1-0
Game 1: Sunday, 4/15 at 3:30 p.m. ET (ABC). Pacers 98, Cavaliers 80
Game 2: Indiana Pacers at Cleveland Cavaliers. Wednesday, 4/18 at 7:00 p.m. ET (TNT)
Game 3: Cleveland Cavaliers at Indiana Pacers. Friday, 4/20 at 7:00 p.m. ET (ESPN)
Game 4: Cleveland Cavaliers at Indiana Pacers. Sunday, 4/22 at 8:30 p.m. ET (TNT)
Game 5 (If Necessary): Indiana Pacers at Cleveland Cavaliers. Wednesday, 4/25 at Time TBD (Channel TBD)
Game 6 (If Necessary): Cleveland Cavaliers at Indiana Pacers. Friday, 4/27 at Time TBD (Channel TBD)
Game 7 (If Necessary): Indiana Pacers at Cleveland Cavaliers. Sunday, 4/29 at Time TBD (Channel TBD)

WESTERN CONFERENCE PLAYOFF SCHEDULE

No. 1 Houston Rockets vs. No. 8 Minnesota Timberwolves: Rockets lead series 1-0
Game 1: Sunday, 4/15 at 9:00 p.m. ET (TNT). Rockets 104, Timberwolves 101
Game 2: Minnesota Timberwolves at Houston Rockets. Wednesday, 4/18 at 9:30 p.m. ET (TNT)
Game 3: Houston Rockets at Minnesota Timberwolves. Saturday, 4/21 at 7:30 p.m. ET (ESPN)
Game 4: Houston Rockets at Minnesota Timberwolves. Monday, 4/23 at 8:00 p.m. ET (TNT)
Game 5 (If Necessary): Minnesota Timberwolves at Houston Rockets. Wednesday, 4/25 at Time TBD (Channel TBD)
Game 6 (If Necessary): Houston Rockets at Minnesota Timberwolves. Friday, 4/27 at Time TBD (Channel TBD)
Game 7 (If Necessary): Minnesota Timberwolves at Houston Rockets. Sunday, 4/29 at Time TBD (Channel TBD)

No. 2 Golden State Warriors vs. No. 7 San Antonio Spurs: Warriors lead series 2-0
Game 1: Saturday, 4/14 at 3:00 p.m. ET (ABC). Warriors 113, Spurs 92
Game 2: Monday, 4/16 at 10:30 p.m. ET (TNT). Warriors 116, Spurs 101
Game 3: Golden State Warriors at San Antonio Spurs.  Thursday, 4/19 at 9:30 p.m. ET (TNT)
Game 4: Golden State Warriors at San Antonio Spurs. Sunday, 4/22 at 3:30 p.m. ET (ABC)
Game 5 (If Necessary): San Antonio Spurs at Golden State Warriors. Tuesday, 4/24 at Time TBD (Channel TBD)
Game 6 (If Necessary): Golden State Warriors at San Antonio Spurs. Thursday, 4/26 at Time TBD (Channel TBD)
Game 7 (If Necessary): San Antonio Spurs at Golden State Warriors. Saturday, 4/28 at Time TBD (Channel TBD)

No. 3 Portland Trail Blazers vs. No. 6 New Orleans Pelicans: Pelicans lead series 1-0
Game 1: Saturday, 4/14 at 10:30 p.m. ET (ESPN). Pelicans 97, Trail Blazers 95
Game 2: New Orleans Pelicans at Portland Trail Blazers. Tuesday, 4/17 at 10:30 p.m. ET (ESPN)
Game 3: Portland Trail Blazers at New Orleans Pelicans. Thursday, 4/19 at 9:00 p.m. ET (NBA TV)
Game 4: Portland Trail Blazers at New Orleans Pelicans. Saturday, 4/21 at 5:00 p.m. ET (TNT)
Game 5 (If Necessary): New Orleans Pelicans at Portland Trail Blazers. Tuesday, 4/24 at Time TBD (Channel TBD)
Game 6 (If Necessary): Portland Trail Blazers at New Orleans Pelicans. Thursday, 4/26 at Time TBD (Channel TBD)
Game 7 (If Necessary): New Orleans Pelicans at Portland Trail Blazers. Saturday, 4/28 at Time TBD (TNT)

No. 4 Oklahoma City Thunder vs. No. 5 No. 5 Utah Jazz: Thunder lead series 1-0
Game 1: Sunday, 4/15 at 6:30 p.m ET (TNT). Thunder 116, Jazz 108
Game 2: Utah Jazz at Oklahoma City Thunder. Wednesday, 4/18 at 8:00 p.m. ET (NBA TV)
Game 3: Oklahoma City Thunder at Utah Jazz. Saturday, 4/21 at 10:00 p.m. ET (ESPN)
Game 4: Oklahoma City Thunder at Utah Jazz. Monday, 4/23 at 10:30 p.m. ET (TNT)
Game 5 (If Necessary): Utah Jazz at Oklahoma City Thunder. Wednesday, 4/25 at Time TBD (Channel TBD)
Game 6 (If Necessary): Oklahoma City Thunder at Utah Jazz. Friday, 4/27 at Time TBD (Channel TBD)
Game 7 (If Necessary): Utah Jazz at Oklahoma City Thunder. Sunday, 4/29 at Time TBD (Channel TBD)

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James Harden has earned John Wall's NBA MVP vote over LeBron James

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James Harden has earned John Wall's NBA MVP vote over LeBron James

If John Wall were a voting member of the media (wouldn't that be fun), he knows who he would pick for the NBA's Most Valuable Player. 

The five-time All-Star said the 2018 MVP should be Rockets guard James Harden.

It is a tight race between Harden and Cavaliers forward LeBron James, but Wall likes the former.

"I would say James Harden. I think he should have had one before," Wall said, referring to Harden coming up just short in recent years.

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Wall knows James has had one of the best seasons of his career. Harden, though, has helped lift the Rockets to the NBA's best record at 65-17.

"This year, being the No. 1 team in the West and topping Golden State and doing what he's been doing, in my opinion it's him," Wall said.

It will be a close call for voters. James is averaging 27.5 points, 9.1 assists, 8.6 rebounds and 1.4 steals per game. He played in all 82 of the Cavaliers' games this season.

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Harden led the NBA in scoring with 30.4 points per game and also added 8.8 assists, 5.4 rebounds and 1.8 steals.

He played in 72 games and was the driving force behind the best regular season in Rockets franchise history.

It will likely be a very narrow win for whomever comes out on top. We know at least one voter, though, sided with James.

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