NBA Playoffs '08 West First Round Predictions

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  1. Veloci-T

    Veloci-T Registered Member

    Los Angeles Lakers (1) vs Denver Nuggets (8)
    Projected Starting Lineups:

    Los Angeles:
    PG - Derek Fisher
    SG - Kobe Bryant
    SF - Vladimir Radmanovic
    PF - Lamar Odom
    C - Pau Gasol

    Denver:
    PG - Anthony Carter
    SG - Allen Iverson
    SF - Carmelo Anthony
    PF - Kenyon Martin
    C - Marcus Camby

    Prediction : LA wins their first series since '04 in 5 games

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    Utah Jazz (4) vs Houston Rockets (5)
    Projected Starting Lineups:

    Utah:
    PG - Deron Williams
    SG - Ronnie Brewer
    SF - Andrei Kirilenko
    PF - Carlos Boozer
    C - Mehmet Okur

    Houston:
    PG - Bobby Jackson
    SG - Tracy McGrady
    SF - Shane Battier
    PF - Luis Scola
    C - Dikembe Mutombo

    Prediction : Utah takes it in 6

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    San Antonio Spurs (3) vs Phoenix Suns (6)
    Projected Starting Lineups:

    San Antonio:
    PG - Tony Parker
    SG - Manu Ginobili/Michael Finley
    SF - Bruce Bowen
    PF - Tim Duncan
    C - Fabricio Oberto

    Phoenix:
    PG - Steve Nash
    SG - Raja Bell
    SF - Grant Hill
    PF - Amare Stoudemire
    C - Shaquille O'Neal

    Prediction : Dont yell at me but Phoenix wins in 7

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    New Orleans Hornets (2) vs Dallas Mavericks (7)
    Projected Starting Lineups:

    New Orleans:
    PG - Chris Paul
    SG - Morris Peterson
    SF - Peja Stojakovic
    PF - David West
    C - Tyson Chandler

    Dallas:
    PG - Jason Kidd
    SG - Jason Terry
    SF - Josh Howard
    PF - Dirk Nowitzki
    C - Erick Dampier

    Prediction : New Orleans in 7...this will be a great series
     

  2. wezalini

    wezalini Registered Member

    Man i'm so out of touch with the NBA these days, haven;t watched a game this whole season. Theres been so much player trading lately, it's crazy looking at how different the teams are.


    My picks, i'm going more on less on what teams and players I like:

    Denver in 7, I can't stand the Lakers (although they have got Radman now who was a favourite of mine on console games)

    Houston in 6

    Phoenix in 7. I hate Duncan and the Spurs. Nash, Amare, and Shaq will do the business.

    Dallas in 6. Kidd and Dirk, hells yeah. Although i do like Peja and Chandler as well.
     
  3. Veloci-T

    Veloci-T Registered Member

    Laker hater huh? I see how it is, haha

    BTW!!! When Andrew Bynum is cleared to return, Phil jackson said he would 'immediately' start for the Lakers, meaning....

    PG - Derek Fisher
    SG - Kobe Bryant
    SF - Lamar Odom
    PF - Pau Gasol
    C - Andrew Bynum

    now that everyone is comfortable cause theyre playing in their natural positions...lets whoop some ass shall we?
     
  4. Major

    Major 4 legs good 2 legs bad V.I.P.

    I'll go with...

    Lakers in 6
    Rockets in 7
    Spurs in 6
    Mavericks in 7

    I've hardly watched any NBA this year, but I am looking forward to the Western Conference playoffs. Everybody is so evenly matched. The East, I don't give a fuck about.
     
  5. Babe_Ruth

    Babe_Ruth Sultan of Swat Staff Member V.I.P.

    Here are my Predictions:

    Nuggets in 7
    Rockets in 7
    Suns in 6
    Mavs in 6

    East:

    Raptors in 6
    Pistons in 5
    Celtics in 4
    Cavaliers in 6
     

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