The Nowhere Plans Big Ass NBA Preview – Part 5

The fifth and final part of the Big Ass NBA Preview breaks down how our contributors see the postseason shaking out.
Part 4: East playoff teams
Part 3: East non-playoff teams
Part 2: West playoff teams
Part 1: West non-playoff teams

jonnyd
First round: Miami over Philadelphia, Chicago over Boston, New York over Atlanta, Indiana over Orlando; Oklahoma City over Portland, Dallas over Houston, LA Clippers over San Antonio, Memphis over LA Lakers
Second round: Miami over Indiana, Chicago over New York; Oklahoma City over Memphis, Dallas over LA Clippers
Conference finals: Miami over Chicago; Oklahoma City over Dallas
NBA Finals: Miami over Oklahoma City

Sean
First round: Chicago over Philadelphia, Miami over Atlanta, Indiana over New York, Orlando over Boston; Oklahoma City over Denver, Dallas over Memphis, LA Lakers over Portland, LA Clippers over San Antonio
Second round: Chicago over Indiana, Miami over Orlando; Oklahoma City over LA Clippers, Dallas over LA Lakers
Conference Finals: Chicago over Miami, Oklahoma City over Dallas
NBA Finals: Chicago over Oklahoma City

Dan
First round: Heat over Indiana, Bulls over Philly, Magic over Hawks, Knicks over Celtics; Thunder over Portland, Mavs over Rockets, Clippers over Lakers, Memphis over Spurs
Second round: Thunder over Memphis; Mavs over Clips; Heat over Knicks, Bulls over Magic
Conference Finals: Thunder over Mavs; Heat over Bulls
NBA Finals: Fuck it, Thunder over Heat

Chris
First round: Miami over Philadelphia, Chicago over Boston, New York over Atlanta, Orlando over Indiana; Dallas over Portland, Oklahoma City over Denver, LA Clippers over LA Lakers, Memphis over San Antonio
Second round: Miami over Orlando, New York over Chicago; Memphis over Dallas, Oklahoma City over LA Clippers
Conference Finals: Miami over New York; Oklahoma City over Memphis
NBA Finals: Oklahoma City over Miami

Ferg
First round: Miami over Milwaukee, New York over Atlanta, Chicago over Indiana, Boston over Orlando; Oklahoma City over Denver, Dallas over Memphis, San Antonio over Portland, LA Clippers over LA Lakers
Second round: Miami over Boston, New York over Chicago; Oklahoma City over LA Clippers, Dallas over San Antonio
Conference Finals: Miami over New York; Oklahoma City over Dallas
NBA Finals: Miami over Oklahoma City

Josh
First round: Chicago over Philadelphia, Miami over Atlanta, Boston over New York, Indiana over Orlando; Oklahoma City over Phoenix, Dallas over Portland, LA Lakers over Memphis, San Antonio over LA Clippers
Second round: Chicago over Boston, Miami over Indiana; Oklahoma City over LA Lakers, Dallas over San Antonio
Conference Finals: Miami over Chicago; Oklahoma City over Dallas
NBA Finals: Miami over Oklahoma City

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