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NBA Playoff Predictions, 1st Round

Apr 16, 2009 – 1:15 AM
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It took 1,230 regular season games to get here, but the playoffs are finally upon us. After the jump, the NBA FanHouse roster makes their predictions for the first round. Everyone seems to agree they have the Eastern Conference figured out, but there's a lot of debate about the Western Conference, which shouldn't surprise anyone considering six of the eight seeds weren't decided until the final night of the season.




Western Conference Predictions

(1) LAL vs
(8) UTH

(2) DEN vs
(7) NO

(3) SA vs
(6) DAL

(4) POR vs
(5) HOU


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Eastern Conference Predictions

(1) CLE vs
(8) DET

(2) BOS vs
(7) CHI

(3) ORL vs
(6) PHI

(4) ATL vs
(5) MIA


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Agree? Disagree? Make your case in the comments.
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