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How The Pelicans Swept Through Round 1 Of The Playoffs

Few thought the New Orleans Pelicans could win their first-round playoff series against the Portland Trail Blazers. Yet the Pelicans won four consecutive games against the Western Conference’s No. 3 seed thanks to incredible performances from Rajon Rondo, Anthony Davis and Jrue Holiday.

Tony Chow is a video producer for FiveThirtyEight.

Neil Paine is a senior writer for FiveThirtyEight.