Hardwood Paroxysm NBA Playoffs Predictions

Here’s where we’re at as the first round starts:

Jared Wade:

East

Cavs over Bulls (in 4)
Magic over Bobcats (in 5)
Hawks over Bucks (in 6)
Celtics over Heat (in 6)

Cavs over Celtics (in 5)
Magic over Hawks (in 6)

Cavs over Magic (in 8 7)

West

Lakers over Thunder (in 6)
Mavs over Spurs (in 7)
Suns over Blazers (in 5)
Nuggets over Jazz (in 15 7)

Lakers over Nuggets (in 7)
Mavs over Suns (in 7)

Lakers over Mavs (in 7)

Finals

Cavs over Lakers (in 6)

Rob Mahoney:

LAL over OKC in 6
DAL over SA in 7
PHX over POR in 5
DEN over UTA in 6

CLE over CHI in 4
ORL over CHA in 6
ATL over MIL in 5
MIA over BOS in 7

LAL over DEN in 5
DAL over PHX in 7

CLE over MIA in 6
ORL over ATL in 5

LAL over DAL in 6
ORL over CLE in 7

ORL over LAL in 6

Zach Harper:

Cavs over Bulls in 4
Magic over Bobcats in 5
Hawks over Bucks in 6
Celtics over Heat in 7

Lakers over Thunder in 6
Mavs over Spurs in 7
Suns over Blazers in 5
Jazz over Nuggets in 7

Cavs over Celtics in 6
Magic over Hawks in 5

Lakers over Jazz in 6
Mavs over Suns in 6

Cavs over Magic in 7
Lakers over Mavs in 7

Cavs over Lakers in 6

Matt Moore:

Cavs in 6
Magic in 6
Hawks in 5
Heat in 7

Cavs in 6 over Heat
Magic in 6 over Hawks

Cavs in 7 over Magic

Lakers in 5
Mavs in 7
Suns in 5
Jazz in 6

Lakers in 5 over Jazz
Mavs in 7 over Suns

Lakers in 7 over Mavs

Lakers in 6 over Cavs

Matt Moore

Matt Moore is a Senior NBA Blogger for CBSSports.com's Eye on Basketball blog, weekend editor of Pro Basketball Talk on NBCSports.com, and co-editor of Voice on the Floor. He lives in Kansas City due to an unbelievably complex set of circumstances and enjoys mid-90's pop rock, long walks on the beach and the novels of Tim Sandlin.