Our shortened season is now over, which means it’s finally time for 2012 NBA basketball playoff predictions! This year, the postseason promises to be filled with high expectations, great games, and even matchups. The first predictions I’m going to make is that these 2012 NBA playoffs will have more twists and turns than people anticipated it would have.
In the Eastern Conference, the seedings go as follows:
Naturally, the first round matchups will go as follows: Bulls vs Sixers, Heat vs Knicks, Pacers vs Magic, and Celtics vs Hawks. In the Western Conference, the final standings look like this:
The first round of the 2012 NBA Western Conference is: Spurs vs Jazz, Thunder vs Mavericks, Lakers vs Nuggets and Grizzlies vs Clippers. Now let’s get down to what people are here for: the 2012 NBA basketball playoff predictions! Beginning with the East, this is how betting oddsmakers believe each first round series will play out -- bet on 2012 NBA playoffs right here!:
In the West, 2012 NBA basketball playoff predictions specialists see each series ending like this -- get your free NBA predictions here:
So there you have it folks, you are all set to tipoff the first round of the chase for the Larry O’Brien Trophy! Which team will be hoisting the coveted hardware at the end? Check out our list of odds to win 2012 NBA championship:
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