Eastern Conference Finals
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The Eastern Conference Finals feature the No.1 and No.2 teams, although they took very different courses to this showdown. The Cavaliers have yet to lose a playoff game this year, and will come in well rested, while the Raptors almost got eliminated in the first two rounds before coming alive late to steal the series. With the Cavs as heavy favorites, are they a lock to be in the NBA Finals? Our team of NBA writers predict the outcome of the Eastern Conference Finals…

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Brandon Reid a

Series: 5 Games

Cleveland hasn't had to exert much energy in these playoffs to date. Toronto, on the other hand, has. They just came off a seven game series with a depleted Miami team, and that was after a surprising seven game series with an Indiana team that subsequently fired their coach. Toronto has survived, but they are not good enough to slow down Cleveland. The Cavs are on another level from everyone else in the East. This has the possibility of a sweep.
Casey Mosriea


Series: 5 Games


Lebron and friends would've struggled against the Heat, but the Raptors won't be able to match up. Unless Lowry goes for 40 points every single game, Cavs take this series quick and get plenty of rest for the Finals.
Christian Mena a

Series: 5 Games

Lowry and DeRozan have been playing much better of late, but the duo will have to much more consistent against the Top Seeded Cavs. Look for LeBron and co. to continue their dominant play and to beat out the Raptors in 5, reaching their second consecutive NBA Finals.
Colin Andersona

Series: 6 Games

Cleveland has been a MACHINE in these playoffs. This is the team that was envisioned when they shipped Andrew Wiggins for Kevin Love. Three point shots are flying, Lebron is smiling, and life is good in Cleveland. The playoffs are the perfect time for the Cavaliers, your bench gets short, no one conserves any energy, and everyone can see the light at the end of the tunnel. The Raptors need to bring in Kelly Olynyk for a game to dismantle Love's shoulder again to have a chance in this series (I'm only mostly kidding).
Dan Schalka

Series: 5 Games


I love the way the Cavs are playing right now. Team basketball, without any injuries. If they can stay hot and healthy, they can give either Western team a run for their money in the Finals.
Malachi Davida

Series: 6 Games

The Cavs have yet to lose this post season, and are the heavy favorites. The Raptors bring the most athletic and potentially dangerous group the Cavs have faced. Unfortunately, their inconsistency will bite them and LeBron will make the finals yet again.
Michael Gomeza

Series: 6 Games


The Cavs are hitting their stride at the right time and have swept their last two opponents, while the Raptors have played two 7 game series. The Raptors back court seems to have found its grove again but that's not going to be enough to take out LeBron James and his Cavaliers.
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