NBA Playoff Preview: Eastern Conference

April 15th, 2010 by chase ruttig Leave a reply »
Well it is finally that time of year.

The NBA Playoffs are just two days away, and I will be there to cover it from start to finish, starting with my previews breaking down every aspect of the playoffs. Follow me on twitter at or check out my articles daily for instant analysis on everything NBA.

The Eastern Conference is often criticized as the sister conference in the NBA. And although the critics may be right— the Western Conference has the more competitive basketball during the regular season— this year two of the teams with the best chance to win the NBA title reside in the East. However, after Cleveland and Orlando, the east is a wasteland of aging teams past their prime (Celtics), teams that lack depth (Bulls, Heat, and Bucks), or teams that are one or two years off from being contenders (Hawks).

So do any of the lower seeds have a chance of pulling off the upset? Lets find out.


1. Cleveland vs 8. Chicago

This is one of the only series that is a virtual lock to be a four game sweep, as a rested and focused Cavs squad goes against a Bulls team that barely snu ...

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