Writer’s Dan Schalk and James Kiblin Jr. will predict the outcomes of the NBA season, along with playoff matchups/results—as we each crown a NBA champion.

 

Dan’s Preview

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Playoff Seeds:                                                                                                 

1. Chicago Bulls                                                              
2. Washington Wizards                                     
3. Toronto Raptors                        
4. Cleveland Cavaliers                    
5. Miami Heat
6. Charlotte Hornets
7. Indiana Pacers
8. New York Knicks            

Chicago ends with the best record in the East.
Chicago ends with the best record in the East.

1st Round                                                                                                                                                              

#1 Bulls over #8 Knicks in 5                                                                                                                                

#2 Wizards over #7 Pacers in 6                                                                                                                           

#6 Hornets over #3 Raptors in 7

#4 Cavaliers over #5 Heat in 5

2nd Round

#2 Wizards over #6 Hornets in 6

#4 Cavaliers over #1 Bulls in 7     

Conference Finals

#4 Cavaliers over #2 Wizards in 6

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WESTERN CONFERENCE

Playoff Seeds

1. San Antonio Spurs
2. Oklahoma City Thunder
3. Los Angeles Clippers
4. Golden State Warriors
5. Denver Nuggets
6. Houston Rockets
7. Memphis Grizzlies
8. New Orleans Pelicans

Spurs finish with the best record in the West.
Spurs finish with the best record in the West.

1st Round                                                                  

#8 Pelicans over #1 Spurs in 7                                                                                                                            

#2 Thunder over #7 Grizzlies in 5                                                                                                                      

#3 Clippers over #6 Rockets in 6

#5 Nuggets over #4 Warriors in 7

2nd Round

#5 Nuggets over #8 Pelicans in 7

#2 Thunder over #3 Clippers in 6

Conference Finals

#2 Thunder over #5 Nuggets in 6

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 Thunder over Cavaliers in 6
 Finals MVP: Russell Westbrook

Westbrook shines, as he helps the Thunder win their first championship in Oklahoma City.
Westbrook shines, as he helps the Thunder win their first championship in Oklahoma City.

Jim’s Preview

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Playoff Seeds:

1. Chicago Bulls
2. Cleveland Cavaliers
3. Toronto Raptors
4. Washington Wizards
5. Charlotte Hornets
6. New York Knicks
7. Atlanta Hawks
8. Detroit Pistons

Chicago ends with the best record in the East.
Chicago ends with the best record in the East.

1st Round                                                                                   

#1 Bulls over #8 Pistons in 4                                                                                                                                   

#2 Cavaliers over #7 Hawks in 7                                                                                                                           

#3 Raptors over #6 Knicks in 6

#4 Wizards over #5 Hornets in 6

2nd Round

#1 Bulls over #4 Wizards in 5

#2 Cavaliers over #3 Raptors in 6

Conference Finals

#1 Bulls over #2 Cavaliers in 6

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WESTERN CONFERENCE

Playoff Seeds:

1. Los Angeles Clippers
2. San Antonio Spurs
3. Oklahoma City Thunder
4. Dallas Mavericks
5. Golden State Warriors
6. Denver Nuggets
7. Houston Rockets
8. Memphis Grizzlies

Lob City finishes with the best record in the West.
Lob City finishes with the best record in the West.

1st Round

#1 Clippers over #8 Grizzlies in 7

#2 Spurs over #7 Rockets in 6

#6 Nuggets over #3 Thunder in 6

#5 Warriors over #4 Mavericks in 5

2nd Round

#1 Clippers over #5 Warriors in 7

#2 Spurs over #6 Nuggets in 5

 Conference Finals

 #2 Spurs over #1 Clippers in 7

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Spurs over Bulls in 6
Finals MVP: Tim Duncan

Spurs finally do what they haven’t been able to accomplish, back-to-back titles.
Spurs finally do what they haven’t been able to accomplish, back-to-back titles.
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