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NBA Playoffs 2024: Home teams set the tone to start Game 1 of Round 1

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Teams play for home field advantage all season in the playoffs. And day 1 of round 1 showed why. The winners on the first day of the NBA playoffs – Cleveland, Minnesota, New York and Denver – were all at home and all took 1-0 leads in their conference quarterfinals. The Cavs defeated Orlando 97-83, Minnesota rolled past Phoenix 120-95, the Knicks held off Philadelphia 111-104 and defending champion Nuggets eventually got past the Los Angeles Lakers 114-103.

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