NBA Playoff Standings 2015: Latest Postseason Bracket and Title Predictions

May 16th, 2015 by Adam Wells Leave a reply »

It's taken one month of playoff basketball, but the NBA championship picture is finally coming into focus. There are five teams still fighting for the right to win the prestigious Larry O'Brien Trophy and go down in history books forever.

In the Eastern Conference, there's no surprise, as the top two seeds fought off valiant efforts from the Washington Wizards and Chicago Bulls, respectively, to get here. The Atlanta Hawks will come into their matchup with the Cleveland Cavaliers as prohibitive underdogs, though that seems fitting since everyone has underestimated the Hawks all year.

Out West, the Golden State Warriors righted the ship after falling behind the Memphis Grizzlies early in the series to secure their spot in the conference finals for the first time since 1975-76. The Warriors have to wait until Sunday before finding out whether they will play the Los Angeles Clippers or the Houston Rockets, as those two were kind enough to provide us with a Game 7.

This has been a thrilling postseason already, so the last two rounds have a lot to live up to. The good news is this: There's e ...

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