Early 2017 NBA Season and Postseason Predictions

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EASTERN CONFERENCE

  1. CLECleveland Cavaliers
  2. TOR Toronto Raptors
  3. BOS Boston Celtics
  4. IND Indiana Pacers
  5. DET Detroit Pistons
  6. CHA Charlotte Hornets
  7. ATL Atlanta Hawks
  8. WAS Washington Wizards
  9. CHI Chicago Bulls
  10. MIA Miami Heat
  11. MIL Milwaukee Bucks
  12. NY New York Knicks
  13. ORL Orlando Magic
  14. PHI (1) Philadelphia 76ers
  15. BKN Brooklyn Nets

 

 

WESTERN CONFERENCE

  1. GS Golden State Warriors
  2. SA San Antonio Spurs
  3. LAC Los Angeles Clippers
  4. MEM Memphis Grizzlies
  5. POR Portland Trailblazers
  6. HOU Houston Rockets
  7. UTA Utah Jazz
  8. MIN Minnesota Timberwolves
  9. NO New Orleans Pelicans
  10. DAL Dallas Mavericks
  11. OKC Oklahoma City Thunder
  12. DEN Denver Nuggets
  13. PHO Phoenix Suns
  14. SAC Sacramento Kings
  15. LAL Los Angeles Lakers

 

 

 

 

NBA PLAYOFFS (EASTERN CONFERENCE)

Eastern Conference Quarterfinals

#1 CLECleveland Cavaliers

vs.

#8 WAS Washington Wizards

Result: Cavaliers in 5

 

#2 TOR Toronto Raptors

vs.

#7 ATL Atlanta Hawks

Result: Raptors in 6

 

#3 BOS Boston Celtics

vs.

#6 CHA Charlotte Hornets

Result: Hornets in 7

 

#4 IND Indiana Pacers

vs.

#5 DET Detroit Pistons

Result: Pacers in 7

 

 

Eastern Conference Semifinals

#1 CLECleveland Cavaliers

vs.

#4 IND Indiana Pacers

Result: Cavaliers in 5

 

#2 TOR Toronto Raptors

vs.

#6 CHA Charlotte Hornets

Result: Raptors in 6

 

 

Eastern Conference Finals

#1 CLECleveland Cavaliers

vs.

#2 TOR Toronto Raptors

Result: Cavaliers in 7

 

 

 

 

NBA PLAYOFFS (WESTERN CONFERENCE)

Western Conference Quarterfinals

#1 GS Golden State Warriors

vs.

#8 MIN Minnesota Timberwolves

Result: Warriors in 4

 

#2 SA San Antonio Spurs

vs.

#7 UTA Utah Jazz

Result: Spurs in 4

 

#3LAC Los Angeles Clippers

vs.

#6 HOU Houston Rockets

Result: Clippers in 6

 

#4 MEM Memphis Grizzlies

vs.

#5 POR Portland Trailblazers

Result: Grizzlies in 7

 

 

Western Conference Semifinals

#1 GS Golden State Warriors

vs.

#4 MEM Memphis Grizzlies

Result: Warriors in 5

 

#2 SA San Antonio Spurs

vs.

#3LAC Los Angeles Clippers

Result: Spurs in 7

 

 

Western Conference Finals

#1 GS Golden State Warriors

vs.

#2 SA San Antonio Spurs

Result: Warriors in 6

 

 

 

 

2017 NBA FINALS

 

#1i (14)

Golden State Warriors

vs.

#1i (4)

Cleveland Cavaliers

 

Warriors in 5

 

 

 

 

2017 NBA Champion

i (14)

Golden State Warriors

 

-Asher Fair