The NBA playoffs are here and already a few injuries and upsets have created further intrigue in what already shaped as a fascinating first round of post-season action.
Only adding to the drama though is the fact several contenders seem to be all-in this season, with the potential for serious consequences should they fall short of their title dream.
Here, foxsports.com.au looks at the most interesting storylines to follow this post-season and into the summer.
LOS ANGELES LAKERS
A chance for the supporting cast to ease… or exacerbate the Kyrie headache
There’s a lot on the line for the Lakers this post-season as the franchise weighs up what its roster could look like next season.
To start with, it’s no secret that L.A. made a big push to secure Kyrie Irving before this year’s trade deadline. While it didn’t end up eventuating, the Lakers still have…