NBA Playoff Predictions
No, filling out an NBA bracket is not quite as fun as the NCAA Tournament but here it goes!!!
San Antonio over Memphis in 5- Young Grizz steal one game at home
Oklahoma City over Denver in 6- ‘No name’ Nuggets put up a strong fight against talented Thunder
Dallas over Portland in 6- Likeliest first round upset based on Mavs playoff track record, but Tyson Chander has given them a new toughness and attitude.
Los Angeles over New Orleans in 4- Hornets limp into playoffs and Lakers will pounce
Oklahoma City over San Antonio in 7- Kendrick Perkins acquisition will pay dividends and Thunder have first big breakthrough
Los Angeles over Dallas in 5- Lakers have Mavs number unless something changes drastically
Los Angeles over Oklahoma City in 7- Young Thunder on the verge but the Lakers find a way to pull out a game 7 at home.
Eastern Conference Quarterfinals
Chicago over Indiana in 4- Pacers can’t keep pace with the red hot Bulls
Orlando over Atlanta in 5- Hawks don’t do well away from home and Magic have had their number in playoffs.
Boston over New York in 6- Most intriguing first round match up but experienced Celts find way to get past Carmelo, Amare and the Knicks.
Miami over Philadelphia in 4- Doug Collins has done a great job in Philly, but Heat have too much talent to drop a game to the 76ers.
Eastern Conference Semifinals
Chicago over Orlando in 6- Dwight Howard clogs the middle like no other but Derrick Rose elevates his game to a new level as the Bulls make the conference finals.
Miami over Boston in 7- Heat big three outlast Celtics big three + one in epic 7 game series
Eastern Conference Finals
Heat over Bulls in 7- Miami elevates intensity in playoffs and find way to defeat Chicago on their home floor in a game 7.
Lakers over Heat in 7- Kobe denies the King his first real crown and sends Phil Jackson out a winner.
As always enjoy the playoffs boys and girls!