Now that the first round of the NBA playoffs is over; today begins the second round. So, lets take a look at the remaining eight teams left.
Second Round NBA Playoffs – Eastern Conference
In the first place, several teams played game 7 over the weekend. With the number 2 seed, the Boston Celtics defeating Milwaukee Bucks, they will face off tonight against the red-hot number 3 seed, the Philadelphia 76ers. Be sure to visit our Boston Celtics Philadelphia 76ers London post to read more about these two teams. First and foremost, both of these teams are made up of a young core of players. With the Celtics having a lot of their players out for the season, the 76ers are the favorite to win the series. Who will win?
So, the Cleveland Cavaliers had a tough series against the Indiana Pacers. Now, the number 4 seed, the Cleveland Cavaliers will play the number one seed,the Toronto Raptors. Ultimately, LeBron James 45 points saved the team from ending their season. Since the Cavaliers have a lot of experience in the playoffs, they are expected to advance to the next round.
Second Round NBA Playoffs – Western Conference
In the Western Conference, the number one seed, the Houston Rockets will face the number five seed team, the Utah Jazz. Unanimously, the Rockets are expected to advance to the Western Conference Finals.
And, last year’s NBA champions, the number 2 seed, the Golden State Warriors will play the number 6 seed,the New Orleans Pelicans. Also, the Golden State Warriors are expected to advance to the Western Conference Finals.
NBA Second Round Playoff Excitement
Indeed, there are a lot of playoff match-up games to be excited about. With so many teams having players out for the season; who will advance to the next round? As you know, anything is possible in the playoffs.
As always, I look forward to your comments.