NBA Finals Predictions

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Steph Curry and Kawhi Leonard will lead their respective teams in the NBA Finals (Jonathan Ferrey (left) and Vaughn Ridley (right)/Getty Images)

After the Warriors made quick work of the Portland Trail Blazers, and the Raptors were able to come back from being down 2-0 against Milwaukee to win in 6 games, we have an NBA Finals matchup:

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Conference Finals Predictions

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The Eastern Conference Finals will feature the two best players in the conference, as Giannis and Kawhi square off for a trip to the NBA Finals (Credit: AP)

Wow.

I think we can all agree that the second round was one of the best rounds of playoff basketball in recent memory.  We get years where the Conference Finals and NBA Finals are great, but those are only 1-2 matchups max.  This year, minus the horrendous Bucks-Celtics series (which started off with so much potential), we saw the Warriors and Rockets play 6 compelling games, then we saw Denver-Portland and Philadelphia-Toronto each go 7 games.  Each Game 7 lived up to the hype, first with C.J. McCollum helping lead Portland from a 17-point deficit with 37 points, which included a mid-range shot late to seal a victory.  Later in the evening, we saw another close came come down to the final seconds, ending with Kawhi Leonard hitting one of the most iconic buzzer beaters in NBA history; Damian Lillard hit his amazing buzzer beater 3 weeks ago today, and to think it was topped already… is everyone having fun yet!? Continue reading “Conference Finals Predictions”

How the East and West Have Matched Up (So Far)

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By: Michael Walker (Follow on Twitter @Mike_WalkerIC)

The NBA is approximately one third through its 2018-2019 season – and since this comes up every year – I figured I would get out ahead of the noise and check up on which conference has the right to claim supremacy so far.

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