The Big Lead NBA Playoff Predictions for 2015

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The NBA playoffs begin Saturday, and here’s the 1st round schedule. The Finals will commence in early June. Here are our picks.

Jason McIntyre
East
Atlanta 4, Brooklyn 1
Cleveland 4, Boston 0
Chicago 4, Milwaukee 1
Washington 4, Toronto 2

Semifinals
Atlanta 4, Washington 2
Cleveland 4, Chicago 2

Finals
Cleveland 4, Atlanta 2

West
Golden State 4, New Orleans 2
Houston 4, Dallas 3
San Antonio 4, LA Clippers 2
Memphis 4, Portland 2

Semifinals
Golden State 4, Memphis 1
Houston 4, San Antonio 2

Finals
Golden State 4, Houston 2

NBA Finals
Cleveland 4, Golden State 3
MVP of the Finals: Kyrie Irving. [Note: I had the Cavs over the Warriors, with LeBron as the MVP, when we made our preseason predictions.]

 

Jason Lisk
East
Atlanta 4, Brooklyn 1
Cleveland 4, Boston 1
Chicago 4, Milwaukee 3
Toronto 4, Washington 3

Semifinals
Atlanta 4, Toronto 2
Cleveland 4, Chicago 1

Finals
Cleveland 4, Atlanta 2

West
Golden State 4, New Orleans 1
Houston 4, Dallas 3
LA Clippers 4, San Antonio 3
Portland 4, Memphis 3

Semifinals
Golden State 4, Portland 1
LA Clippers 4, Houston 2

Finals
Golden State 4, LA Clippers 2

NBA Finals
Golden State 4, Cleveland 2
MVP of the Finals: Klay Thompson

Stephen

East
Atlanta 4, Brooklyn 1
Cleveland 4, Boston 0
Chicago 4, Milwaukee 2
Toronto 4, Washington 3

Semifinals
Atlanta 4, Toronto 2
Cleveland 4, Chicago 1

Finals
Cleveland 4, Atlanta 1

 

West
Golden State 4, New Orleans 1
Houston 4, Dallas 2
San Antonio 4, LA Clippers 3
Memphis 4, Portland 1

Semifinals
Golden State 4, Memphis 3
San Antonio 4, Houston 2

Finals
San Antonio 4, Golden State 2

NBA Finals
Cleveland 4, San Antonio 2

Rob Perez

East

Atlanta 4, Brooklyn 0
Cleveland 4, Boston 0
Chicago 4, Milwaukee 1
Toronto 4, Washington 3

Semifinals
Atlanta 4, Toronto 2
Cleveland 4, Chicago 1

Finals
Cleveland 4, Atlanta 3

West
Golden State 4, New Orleans 2
Dallas 4, Houston 2
San Antonio 4, LA Clippers 2
Memphis 4, Portland 3

Semifinals
Golden State 4, Memphis 0
San Antonio 4, Dallas 1

Finals
San Antonio 4, Golden State 2

NBA Finals

San Antonio 4, Cleveland 2

Ryan Glasspiegel

NBA Finals
Golden State 4, Cleveland 2

Mike Cardillo

NBA Finals
San Antonio 4, Cleveland 2
Finals MVP: Spuran Spuran