• Toronto Raptors Take on the Miami Heat
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    Toronto Raptors Take on the Miami Heat

    Finally, we have the final match-up of the 2nd round of the NBA playoffs as the Toronto Raptors host the Miami Heat. Both of these teams enter this series by finishing off a grueling series that went seven games with Toronto beating Indiana and Miami getting the best of Charlotte. The Raptors finally got that proverbial monkey off their back by advancing out of the first round after a great season. Can they make the next step and advance to the Eastern Conference finals? We have the Miami Heat, whose lead by veteran and future Hall-of-Famer Dwyane Wade with the hopes of making another championship run. The Heat was one…

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    Cleveland Cavaliers Takes On Atlanta Hawks

    This is the first 2nd round match-up in the Eastern Conference between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Atlanta Hawks. The Cavaliers reached this point by sweeping the Detroit Pistons in the opening round of the playoffs. Cleveland really didn’t have to lean on LeBron James like in the past because guys like Kyrie Irvin, Kevin Love and J.R. Smith throughout the series. Can Cleveland’s Big Three continue their dominance over the Atlanta Hawks and get back to the Eastern Conference finals? On the other hand, Atlanta disposed of the scrappy Boston Celtics in 6 games in the first round. The key to the success of the Hawks in the series…

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    Golden State Warriors Battle the Portland Trailblazers

    This is the other semifinal match-up in the Western Conference as the defending champs, Golden State take on the Portland Trailblazers. Coming into this game, the talk in this series or in the NBA is the injury status of Stephen Curry, who’s likely to win his 2nd consecutive MVP award. The original diagnosis got him possibly returning on May 9th, which would be game 4 of this series, which takes place in Portland, but he’s targeting a much earlier date. The Warriors reached this point by beating the Houston Rockets in the first round 4-1, despite not having Curry for most part of the series. On the other hand, Portland…

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    2nd Round of Western Conference Playoffs

    We have our first 2nd round match-up of the NBA playoffs as the San Antonio Spurs host the Oklahoma City Thunder with the winner advancing to the Western Conference Finals. San Antonio are coming off a dominant performance in the first round against the injury riddled Memphis Grizzlies as they swept them. On the other hand, Oklahoma City finished the Dallas Mavericks in five games. These teams are very familiar with each other and this should be a very good series.   The San Antonio Spurs came into the playoffs as one of the favorites to dethrone the Golden State Warriors to make the NBA Finals. If it wasn’t for…

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    2016 First Round of NBA Playoffs Predictions

    It’s that time of year again and that’s the NBA Playoffs!! This has been one of the more exciting NBA seasons in recent memory, just think about the retirement of Kobe Bryant and the Golden State Warriors are now the record holders of the most wins in a season with 73, eclipsing the 95-96 Bulls. This season also saw Russell Westbrook put up triple-doubles at an alarming rate, the San Antonio Spurs great season, Steph Curry hitting over 400 3-pointers in a season and Kobe capping his career with a 60 point game. Let’s see how things will play out in the first round of the NBA Playoffs.    …