Predicting the 2015 NBA Playoffs: Conference Finals

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By Kelen Conley

Second Round Results: 2-2 (8-4)

Two Sundays ago, the Bulls were seconds away from forcing overtime in Game 4, an overtime period that I’m convinced they would’ve won to go up 3-1 on the Cavs. Now they’re at home after giving up in Game 6 and about to lose their best head coach since Phil Jackson. Seconds away. Final four time.

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Predicting the 2015 NBA Playoffs: Second Round

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By Kelen Conley

First Round Results: 6-2

I really don’t know how to go on with these playoffs after the series the Clippers and the Spurs just had. Instant classic. Of course, that’s what happens when the NBA gets uptight about its seeding and makes sure Division Champions have home court advantage. And like everyone else, Game 7 was way better than Mayweather/Pacquiao.

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Predicting the 2015 NBA Playoffs: First Round

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By Kelen Conley

Deadlines are a bitch. I actually had something to say about each of these series as the NBA has been my favorite professional sports league since I was 8 or 9. But my daughter’s first birthday party is today and I have family coming in town and I’m trying to get my verses remembered for MeuwlFest tonight… so you just get picks for now. I’m sorry! I’ll try to do better next time.

Eastern Conference

#1 Atlanta Hawks v. #8 Brooklyn Nets – Hawks in 4.
#2 Cleveland Cavaliers v. #7 Boston Celtics – Cavs in 5.
#3 Chicago Bulls v. #6 Milwaukee Bucks
– Bulls in 7 (after Rose gets hurt again and can’t play the rest of the playoffs. And yes, I’m a Bulls fan).
#4 Toronto Raptors v. #5 Washington Wizards – Raptors in 7.

Western Conference

#1 Golden State Warriors. v. #8 New Orleans Pelicans – Warriors in 6.
#2 Houston Rockets v. #7 Dallas Mavericks – Rockets in 5.
#3 Los Angeles Clippers v. #6 San Antonio Spurs – Spurs in 4.
#4 Portland Trail Blazers v. #5 Memphis Grizzlies – Grizzlies in 5.