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NBA Playoffs Preview: Round 1

It’s playoff time in the NBA!  If the last night of the regular season(Warriors finishing 73-9, Kobe Bryant scoring 60 points in his final game of his career) is any indication of what the NBA Playoffs have in store for us then we are in for a wild ride. I will previewing each round and providing my predictions for each series.  At the end of … Continue reading NBA Playoffs Preview: Round 1

2012 NBA Playoffs: Western Conference Second Round Predictions

Now that that the matchups are set, let’s take a look at the Western Conference Semifinals pairings. (1)San Antonio Spurs vs. (5)Los Angeles Clippers The San Antonio Spurs had no trouble dismantling the under-matched Utah Jazz 4-0 in round one. The Clippers should put up a little more resistance in round two. In round one the Spurs didn’t whatever they wanted offensively. It sounds weird … Continue reading 2012 NBA Playoffs: Western Conference Second Round Predictions

2012 NBA Playoffs: Eastern Conference Second Round Predictions

With the first round complete, it is time to take a look at the Eastern Conference Second Round matchups. (2)Miami Heat vs (3)Indiana Pacers After dropping game one, the Indiana Pacers won four straight to easily dispose of the Orlando Magic in the first round. The road will be difficult in round 2. Offensively, the key for the Pacers will be ball movement. Indy features … Continue reading 2012 NBA Playoffs: Eastern Conference Second Round Predictions

2012 NBA Playoffs: Truth Prevails

(4)Celtics 87 (5)Hawks 80 Tied 1-1 No Rondo, no problem. Playing without their star point guard Rajon Rondo who was suspended for game 2, Paul Pierce carried the Celtics to a 87-80 victory over the Atlanta Hawks in game two. Pierce put together a massive double-double with 36 points and 14 rebounds. Kevin Garnett also recorded a double-double scoring 15 points and pulling down 12 … Continue reading 2012 NBA Playoffs: Truth Prevails

2012 NBA Playoffs: Eastern Conference First Round Predictions

The 2012 NBA Playoffs are here! After an exciting lockout shortened season, we have an intriguing set of first round matches. Let’s kick things off with out Eastern Conference first round predictions. Eastern Conference (1)Chicago Bulls vs (8)Philadelphia 76ers Even with Derrick Rose missing significant time in the regular season, Chicago’s defense will stifle Philly and win this series easy 4-1. (2)Miami Heat vs (7)New … Continue reading 2012 NBA Playoffs: Eastern Conference First Round Predictions