2023 NBA Playoffs:  5 Winners & Losers from Round 1

The 2023 NBA playoffs have begun with a bang, and fans all over the world are tuning in to watch their favorite teams battle it out on the court.

The first round of the playoffs is always an exciting time, with upsets and surprises galore. Here are the five winners and losers from round one of the 2023 NBA playoffs.

Led by superstar Kevin Durant, the Nets swept the Miami Heat in four games. The Nets' offense was unstoppable, averaging 125 points per game in the series.

The Phoenix Suns were the surprise team of the 2023 regular season, and they carried that momentum into the playoffs.

The Milwaukee Bucks are the defending NBA champions, and they looked like it in the first round.

The Los Angeles Lakers had a disappointing regular season, but they turned it around in the playoffs.

The Philadelphia 76ers were the top seed in the Eastern Conference, and they showed why in the first round.

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